Bingöl University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture is one of the first established departments in the faculty. The department has accepted its first students at the undergraduate level in the 2009-2010 academic year. Department of Horticulture has been conducting education and research activities in the field of fruit growing, viticulture, greenhouse cultivation, vegetable and ornamental crops production.
Qualification Awarded

Admission Requirements
High School Diploma, Placement through a nation-wide Student Selection and Placement Examinations (YGS and LYS), For foreign students, High School Diploma plus placement of the student by the university according to his score in Foreign Student Examination and student’s preferences.

Higher Grade Transition
May apply to master’s or doctorate programmes.

Graduation Requirements
Students who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum (240 ECTS) and have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 60 out of 100.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates
The graduates of the department gets the title of 'Agricultural Engineering'. AgriculturaL engineers graduating from horticulture department can work at Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Agricultural Credit Cooperatives, municipalities, banks, greenhouses, private sector as well as working as counselors for a lot of firms. In addition the graduates can prepare their own projects and lounch a new job. Among these jobs are commercial fruit, vegetable, ornamental crops growing, viticulture, seedling and nursery, greenhousing, mushroom growing, seed and fertilizer distributorship.

Assessment and Grading
The students are subject to mid-term, mid-work (projects, seminars, quizzes, homework or a second mid-term) and the final exam. Bingol University Undergraduate Education and Examination Regulations item 31 and 32 are applied in the measurement and evaluation process.