PSYCHOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM (ENGLISH)
The aim of the program is to furnish students with basic knowledge in psychology; enable them to think critically and design and conduct scientific research while being aware of their responsibilities towards oneself, environment and the society and the skills to transform their scientific education into practice by adhering to professional ethics and providing the scientific and academic environment required for raising psychologists with high awareness, self-esteem and communication skills.
The names, contents and ECTS credits of the courses that students can take during their 4-year education in the undergraduate program of the Department of Psychology are presented below. To get detailed information about each PSY coded course, simply click on the name of the course below. In order to graduate from the program, students must have successfully completed all compulsory and elective courses without any F1 or F2 grade in their transcripts. At least three of the 10 elective courses that students must successfully complete must be selected from different sub-fields of psychology. In addition, the student should successfully complete an elective course from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture. In the program, students are required to complete a minimum of 240 ECTS credits and to have a GPA of at least 2.00 out of 4.00.
Language of the Program
The courses in the program are 100% English in instruction, class material and examination. In this way, it is aimed that the students learn the basics of psychology on an international level and acquire the practical skills that they will use in their business life. The application of this training model in our department is as follows:
1. All the class materials (books, articles and other materials) that will be used through the 4 years are in English .
2. The students will be provided with supplementary English courses for all 8 semesters in 4 years.
3. The language of instruction in all courses are English.
Key Learning Outcomes
1. Has theoretical knowledge and practical skills supported by current course materials related to developments in psychological science.
2. Thinks, questions, and comments in a creative, critical and dynamic fashion with the knowledge and tools acquired.
3. Can analyze and synthesize knowledge of the subdomains of psychology and other scientific disciplines.
4. Has the skills to define, analyze, evaluate and assess the alternative solutions for the personal/social problems encountered and apply the best solution addressed by scientific knowledge.
5. Selects the research method (observation, interview, questionnaire etc.) and data gathering tools pertinent to the research question (qualitative or quantitative) and analyses the data with the statistical knowledge using the necessary software (Jamovi, R, MAXQDA, NVivo etc.).
6. Interprets the results obtained from the research according to the scientific literature and reports them in accordance with the appropriate writing format (APA, MLA etc.).
7. Presents the results of the research in national and international conferences and publishes them in scientific journals, books, and similar resources.
8. Can effectively utilize appropriate methods for presenting, sharing, and discussing scientific knowledge.
9. Have knowledge about the measurement tools in applied psychology, alongside their applications, evaluations, and reporting.
10. Can use the library, scientific databases, the internet, and other sources of information effectively.
11. Is qualified for the requirements of training on Turkish and English languages.
12. Uses the acquired knowledge by adhering to professional ethical principles.
13. Acknowledges the importance of individual differences and biodiversity for life.
1. Year (Basic Science Education)
The purpose of the first acedemic year is to provide the students with knowledge on basic science and research. Introductory courses on psychology and research are presented to prepare the students for field courses.
2. Year (Advanced Science Education I)
The purpose of the second academic year is to provide the students with general formation on psychology. For this purpose, the basic branches of psychology will be introduced and training on methodology will become more elaborate.
PSY201 Introduction to Programming Languages
PSY211 Statistics in Behavioral Sciences I
PSY213 Research Methods II (PRE: PSY112)
PSY215 Qualitative Data Analysis
PSY221 Experimental Psychology I: Learning and Memory
PSY231 Social Psychology
ATA201 Atatürk’s Principles and The History of the Turkish Revolution I
ENGL201 English for Academic Purposes II (PRE: ENGL101)
PSY202 Software and Programming in Psychology
PSY212 Statistics in Behavioral Sciences II (PRE: PSY211)
PSY214 Experimental Design
PSY222 Experimental Psychology II: Sensation and Perception
PSY224 Physiological Foundations of Behavior
PSY242 Developmental Psychology
ATA202 Atatürk’s Principles and The History of the Turkish Revolution II
3. Year (Advanced Science Education II)
The purpose of the second academic year is to continue providing the students with general formation on psychology. For this purpose, more courses on the the branches of psychology will be provided.
PSY311 Advanced Statistics and Programming in Psychology
PSY313 Testing and Measurement
PSY321 Cognitive Processes
PSY331 Personality Theories
PSY013 Non-Departmental Elective I (Culture, Arts and Communication)
PSY001 Departmental Elective I
4. Year (Specialization)
The aim of the fourth academic year is to enable the student, who has already acquired knowledge on science and psychology, to specialize by choosing courses from at least 3 branches of psychology.
PSY400 Cultural Psychology
PSY403 New Media and Psychology
PSY404 Environmental Psychology
PSY405 Forensic Psychology
PSY406 Existential Psychology
PSY407 Health Psychology
PSY408 Evolutionary Psychology
PSY411 Applied Qualitative Research Methods
PSY412 Independent Study
PSY413 Laboratory Studies
PSY423 States of Consciousness
PSY424 Interpersonal Neurobiology
PSY425 Neuropsychological Tests
PSY426 Theories of Learning
PSY427 Comparative Psychology
PSY430 Psychology of The Self
PSY431 Social Perception and Cognition
PSY432 Social Judgment and Decision Making
PSY433 Close Relationships
PSY434 Group Behavior
PSY435 Political Psychology
PSY436 Psychology of Terrorism
PSY437 Social Psychology and Cinema
PSY438 Experimental Social Psychology
PSY440 Cognitive Development
PSY441 Psychology of Aging
PSY442 Development and Socialization
PSY444 Developmental Psychopathology
PSY450 Introduction to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies
PSY453 Introduction to Gestalt Therapy
PSY454 Introduction to Schema Therapy
PSY455 Introduction to Psychodynamic Therapies
PSY456 Introduction to Family Therapies
PSY457 Childhood Psychopathology
PSY458 Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology
PSY459 Cultural Factors in Psychopathology
PSY460 Childhood Clinical Assessment
PSY461 Adulthood Clinical Assessment
PSY462 Introduction to Special Education
PSY463 The Family Factors in Psychopathology
PSY464 Loss and Grief Processes
PSY465 Trauma Psychology
PSY490 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
PSY491 Traffic Psychology
PSY492 Sports Psychology
PSY493 Psychology of Refugees
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