Vocational School

Program Description

The main purpose of the Child Development program is to educate the professional staff who are interested in developmental psychology and successful in this area, communicating empathetically with children, giving importance to children, realizing children who has special needs, capable of using technological tools and equipments, has developed problem solving skills and strong sense of responsibility.

 

Child Development Program provides theoretical training as well as practical opportunities to face to face communication with the children and making practices what they have learned before. Students who graduate from the program will receive Associate's Degree and registered title as “Child Development Professional Staff”. Graduates may operate in pre-school institutions, kindergarten, private educational institutions and children’s clinics.

In accordance with the relevant legislation, graduates of the program have the opportunity for bachelor degree completion at “Preschool Teaching” and “Child Development and Training Teaching”.

General Description of Child Development Program

Foundation & Recognition

Cag University Higher Vocational School is founded  with the objective of training well qualified intermediate managers needed to perform a particular job in private and public business organizations. Official Gazette: 09.07.1997, No.(R): 23050

Child Development Program aims to provide its students who are interested in developmental psychology and successful in this area, communicating empathetically with children, giving importance to children, realizing children who has special needs, capable of using technological tools and equipments, has developed problem solving skills and strong sense of responsibility.. Certified by Higher Education Council on 2016.

Qualification Awarded

The students who have succesfully completed the program will be awarded with a Associate's Degree in "Child Development".

Level Of Qualification

Short Cycle Degree Program on Child Development.

Specific Admission Requirements

Students who have started studies in other domestic or international universities may apply for admission according to Regulations of Council of Higher Education and Çağ University. 
See for details information about Çağ > Admission Requirements

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of  Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal And İnformal)

Students who have studied at other Universities may transfer Çağ University Vocational School Programmes after the completion of first semester. Exemption is given for any other courses which have been taken with passing grades and same content from other universities.

Qualification Requirements And Regulations

A student is required to have a minimum CGPA of 2.00/4.00, no failing grades and total of 120 ECTS credits.

Profile Of The Programme

Child Development Program is designed to educate the professional staff who are interested in developmental psychology and successful in this area, communicating empathetically with children, giving importance to children, realizing children who has special needs, capable of using technological tools and equipments, has developed problem solving skills and strong sense of responsibility.

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates With Examples

Graduates may operate in pre-school institutions, kindergarten, private educational institutions and children’s clinics.

Access To Further Studies

Students may apply to undergraduate (first cycle) programs.

Examination Regulations, Assessment And Grading

The examination regulations are specified for each course. However, generally, there is 1 Midterm Exam and 1 Final Exam for each course. See the exam regulations, assessment and grading of each course in the Course Structure Diagram for details.

Graduation Requirements

The graduation requirements for the Program of Public Relations and Advertising are as same as the general qualification requirements and regulations of Çağ University. There is no additional requirement to secure the Associate's Degree provided that the students have passed all the courses in the curriculum with at least a DD grade, had a cumulative gross point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Programme Language

Turkish

Program Director

Inst. Mustafa Kale
mustafakale@cag.edu.tr  
Tel: +90 324 6514800
Fax: +90 324 6514811

ECTS & Erasmus Coordinator

Prof.Dr. İlhan ÖZTÜRK 
ilhanozturk@cag.edu.tr 
Tel: +90 324 6514800
Fax: +90 324 651481

Programme Outcomes

  1. It supports the developmental areas (physical, mental, emotional, social) of children in special education institutions, preschools and playrooms in children's clinics.
  2. We endeavor to educate children to acquire personality, to prepare for life and to a higher education institution, and apply them comprehensively, using education methods based on modern intelligence based on multi-intelligence understanding.
  3. It observes the behavior of the children who are responsible, organizes activities that enhance and clarify their abilities.
  4. They have the ability to guide children to gain good habits and take preventive measures against bad behavior.
  5. Children who are responsible can give drama, painting, music, computer and gymnastic training, and can benefit from modern teaching and learning tools.
  6. Know basic concepts about development and developmental periods, organize events as developmental psychology requires
  7. Know basic concepts about mental development and develop appropriate applications for periods of mental development.
  8. Develops concepts of creativity and creative thinking, supports original behavior
  9. The place and importance of play in pre-school education can be used as a gaming tool when it is reappearing, rehabilitation of the child and self-expression.
  10. It has equipment to guide the definition, types, causes, developmental characteristics and educational principles of special education and sick children to the people and institutions that will be able to guide them to their children's families.
  11. General human relationships have basic skills, knowing the importance of healthy communication and personal development.
  12. Students who are responsible can transfer basic concepts to prepare students for primary education or life, both emotionally and cognitively, and can create a positive feeling in the student.
First Year, First Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
CGP-101 Development and Learning I Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
ING-101 English I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 05
TRK-101 Turkish I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
BIL-103 Computer Applications Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
CGP-103 Introduction to Pre-school Education Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-03 06
CGP-105 Child Feeding Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 18 30
First Year, Second Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
CGP-102 Development and Learning II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
ING-102 English II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 05
TRK-102 Turkish II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
CGP-106 Family Education Department Elective Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
CGP-108 Children and Music Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
CGP-110 Child Health and Diseases Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 18 30
Second Year, Third Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
ING-201 English III Supplementary Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 05
TAR-201 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
CGP-205 Sexual Education and Gender in Preschool Education Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
CGP-207 Children's Literature and Media Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
CGP-209 Classroom Management Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
CGP-211 Toy and Tool Development in Preschool Education Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 18 30
Second Year, Fourth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
CGP-202 Planning and Regulation of Pre-school Education Env. Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
ING-202 English IV Supplementary Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 05
TAR-202 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
CGP-204 Children and Drama Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
CGP-208 Teaching Science and Mathematics in Pre-school Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
CGP-210 Special Education Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 18 30
CGP-101 - Development and Learning I

ING-101 - English I

The course aims to provide the students recall and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type, also introduce him/herself and others and ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has and finally interact in a simple way provided the other person talks lowly and clearly and is prepared to help.


TRK-101 - Turkish I

To bring the students in the proficiency of expressing themselves and commenting on certain subjects together with the linguistic ability with which they would be able to express the things they read, listen and see. To offer selected Turkish literary texts to students.


CGP-102 - Development and Learning II

ING-102 - English II

The course aims to provide the students comprehend sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g.: very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). And also provide them to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. To describe in simple terms, aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.


TRK-102 - Turkish II

To anable students to expres themselves by using the linguıstic rules affactively.To let students to gain both spoken and written communicative skils in mother tounge


BIL-103 - Computer Applications

The course includes the general introduction of a computer and its Operating System, the Windows XP OS, the Microsoft Word Package Program as word process, Excel, Word, Power Point, and the Internet and the basic computer networks. 


CGP-103 - Introduction to Pre-school Education

CGP-105 - Child Feeding

CGP-106 - Family Education

CGP-108 - Children and Music

CGP-110 - Child Health and Diseases

ING-201 - English III

This course is aimed to combine engaging content with a strong focus on grammar, vocabulary, and basic languages skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and to take students from beginner to pre-intermediate level in English.


TAR-201 - Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution I

To teach the foundation and development of  Modern Turkey.  To give the right information about  Ataturk’s way of thinking, Turkish Republic History, Turkey and some factors threatening   the applications of Ataturk’s way of thinking. Educate Turkish youth as regards to Ataturk’s way of thinking which offers an absolute unity at home as a system including all cultural components of Turkish country.  To raise rationalist, contemporary, humanist, hardworking, and honourable youngsters.


CGP-202 - Planning and Regulation of Pre-school Education Env.

ING-202 - English IV

This course is aimed to combine engaging content with a strong focus on grammar, vocabulary, and basic languages skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and to take students from pre-intermediate to intermediate level in English.


TAR-202 - Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution II

The course aims to provide the students about the foundation and development of  Modern Turkey.  In this context it is objected to tell the right information about  Ataturk’s way of thinking, Turkish Republic History, Turkey and some factors threatening   the applications of Ataturk’s way of thinking, to train Turkish Youth as regards to Ataturk’s way of thinking which offers an absolute unity at home as a system including all cultural components of Turkish country and finally to raise rationalist, contemporary, humanist, hardworking, and honourable youngsters.


CGP-204 - Children and Drama

CGP-205 - Sexual Education and Gender in Preschool Education

CGP-207 - Children's Literature and Media

CGP-208 - Teaching Science and Mathematics in Pre-school

CGP-209 - Classroom Management

CGP-210 - Special Education

CGP-211 - Toy and Tool Development in Preschool Education

Basic Occupational Courses
Code Course Credit ECTS
CGP-209 Classroom Management 3-0-3 06
CGP-210 Special Education 3-0-3 06
Specialized Field Courses
Code Course Credit ECTS
CGP-101 Development and Learning I 3-0-3 06
CGP-102 Development and Learning II 3-0-3 06
CGP-103 Introduction to Pre-school Education 3-03 06
CGP-105 Child Feeding 3-0-3 06
CGP-108 Children and Music 3-0-3 06
CGP-110 Child Health and Diseases 3-0-3 06
CGP-202 Planning and Regulation of Pre-school Education Env. 3-0-3 05
CGP-204 Children and Drama 3-0-3 06
CGP-205 Sexual Education and Gender in Preschool Education 3-0-3 05
CGP-207 Children's Literature and Media 3-0-3 06
CGP-208 Teaching Science and Mathematics in Pre-school 3-0-3 06
CGP-211 Toy and Tool Development in Preschool Education 3-0-3 06
Supplementary Courses
Code Course Credit ECTS
ING-101 English I 4-0-4 05
TRK-101 Turkish I 2-0-2 02
ING-102 English II 4-0-4 05
TRK-102 Turkish II 2-0-2 02
BIL-103 Computer Applications 3-0-3 05
ING-201 English III 4-0-4 05
TAR-201 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution I 2-0-2 02
ING-202 English IV 4-0-4 05
TAR-202 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution II 2-0-2 02
Department Elective Courses
Code Course Credit ECTS
CGP-106 Family Education 3-0-3 05