Faculty of Arts and Sciences

PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM

Goals:

The aim of the psychology program is to graduate competent psychologists who have nationally and internationally recognized scientific research and publications, have the skills of working in both public and private institutions, are equipped with contemporary knowledge of psychology and have a high level of sensitivity to ethical issues.

Objectives:

         By developing analitical, critical and creative thinking skills, the program aims to provide students with the fundamentals of pychology with the ability to apply it into practice.

Our graduates should be able to;

(1) apply major research methods in psychology to practice.

(2) use knowledge, skills and values they learn during the four-year pogram to their work and other areas of their lives.

(3) recognize and respect socio-cultural differences among individuals.

(4) employ communication and counseling skills in sub-fields of psychology.

(5) develop interpersonal sensitivity and awareness towards social events and problems.

(6) develop a hümanitarian and participating attitude as competent psychologists

General Description of Psychology Program

Foundation & Recognition

Çağ University, Psychology Department was founded in 2011 with the objective of training well qualified psychologists working in public and private institutions with the following article and number: 2880; Article. 7/d-2, 7/h.

Psychology Program was opened to train students in the science of psychology. It provides courses in the tracks of psychology in a balanced manner so that the graduates can look for employment  in all types of institutions related with theoretical or applied psychology.

Certified by Higher Education Council: 23.05.2011/021695

Qualification Awarded

The students who have successfully completed the program will be awarded with a four year undergraduate Degree in Psychology.

Level Of Qualification

First Cycle (B.Sc.) Degree Program on Psychology

Specific Admission Requirements

Students who have started studying in other domestic or international universities may apply for admission according to Regulations of Council of Higher Education and Cag University.

See for details: Information About Çağ > Admission Requirements

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

Students from other universities may transfer to the Psychology Programme of Çağ University, after completion of the first two semesters of their existing programs.

Exemptions are possible for 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 and no failing grades.

Profile Of The Programme

Psychology Program is designed to equip the students with both theoretical and practical knowledge of the psychology.

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates With Examples

Graduated students have opportunity to work in public and private institutions or organizations as a psychologist, counsellor, educational consultant, academics.

Access To Further Studies

Students may apply to masters and doctorate programs in Psychology and Psychological Counseling and Guidance Departments.

Examination Regulations, Assessment And Grading

The examination regulations are specified for each course. However, generally, there is one Midterm Exam and one 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 Psychology Program are as same as the general qualification requirements and regulations of Çağ University. There is no additional requirements to secure the B.Sc. Degree. The Degree provides that the student has passed all the courses in the curriculum with at least a letter grade of DD and a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 2.00 out of 4.00.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Programme Language

English

Program Director

Prof. Dr. Şükrü Uğuz ( Program Director)

Öğretim Görevlisi Kahraman Kıral (Program Vice-Director)

Contact: kahramankiral@cag.edu.tr


Tel: +90 324 6514800 
Fax: +90 324 6514811

ECTS & Erasmus Coordinators

Faculty Coordinator: Can Şakırgil cansakirgil@cag.edu.tr

Department Coordinator: Kahraman Kıral kahramankiral@cag.edu.tr

Tel: +90 324 6514800
Fax: +90 324 6514811

PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM OUTCOMES (PO)

Graduates will be able to:

1. demonstrate familiarity with the sub-fields, major concepts,theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.

2.  apply basic research methods in psychology, including conventional and innovative research design, data analysis, and interpretation.

3. develop insight into their own and others’ behavior and mental processes and apply effective strategies for self-management and self-improvement.

4. apply theoretical knowledge of observation, effective communication skills and interview techniques into practice in different sub-fields of psychology

5. use effectively public, private and media sources to follow the information and data in psychology

6. weigh evidence, tolerate ambiguity, act ethically, and reflect other values that are the underpinnings of psychology as a discipline.

7. have the knowledge about the principles of psychological measurment and psychological tests.

8. use creativity and critical thinking skills in the field of psychology.

9. demonstrate skills to use computer and internet technology in the field of Psychology,

10. achieve proficiency to use English in reading, comprehending and presenting in the field of psychology.

11. master Turkish communication skills and apply  them in seminars and presentations.

12. have the knowledge of information about the Principles and reforms of Ataturk.

First Year, First Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
FLE-101 Freshman English I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 05
PSY-101 Introduction to Psychology I Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
TUR-101 Turkish I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
HIS-103 History of the Ataturk's Revolutions and Principles I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
PSY-103 Statistics in Social Sciences I Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
PSY-113 Introduction to Sociology Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSY-117 Introduction to Philosophy Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
OSD-120 Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 2-0-2 03
Total Credit 22 35
First Year, Second Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
FLE-102 Freshman English II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 05
HIS-102 History of the Ataturk's Revolutions and Principles II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 04
PSY-102 Introduction to Psychology II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
RKT-102 Career Planning Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 1-0-1 02
TUR-102 Turkish II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
PSY-104 Statistics in Social Sciences II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
MAT-124 Computers Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-2-3 06
Total Credit 18 32
Second Year, Third Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
PSY-205 Research Methods I Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSY-207 Computer Applications in Psychological Research Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSY-231 Social Psychology Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
PSY-233 Developmental Psychology Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
PSX-203 Elective II-III Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 05
PSX-201 Elective II-I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 05
Total Credit 18 32
Second Year, Fourth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
PSY-206 Research Methods II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSY-230 Physiology Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
PSY-254 Academic Writing and Presentation Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
PSX-204 Elective II-IV Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 05
Total Credit 12 23
Third Year, Fifth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
PSY-301 Psychopathology I Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSY-303 Physiological Psychology Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSY-305 Psychology of Learning Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSY-307 Clinical Observation and Interview Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSX-303 Elective III-III Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 05
PSX-301 Elective III-I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 05
Total Credit 18 30
Third Year, Sixth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
PSY-302 Measurement in Psychology Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSY-304 Cognitive Psychology Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSY-306 Theories of Personality I Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSY-308 Psychotherapy Techniques I Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSY-328 Psychopathology II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
PSX-302 Elective III-II Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 05
Total Credit 18 30
Fourth Year, Seventh Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
PSY-401 Graduation Project I Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
PSY-445 Theories of Personality II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
PSX-401 Elective IV-I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
PSX-405 Elective IV-V Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
PSX-403 Elective IV-III Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 15 30
Fourth Year, Eighth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
PSY-402 Graduation Project II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
PSY-404 Ethics in Psychology Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
PSX-402 Elective IV-II Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
PSX-404 Elective IV-IV Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
PSX-406 Elective IV-VI Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 15 30

PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAM

The Matrix for Courses & Program Learning Outcomes

Code

Course Title

PO 1

PO 2

PO 3

PO 4

PO 5

PO 6

PO 7

PO 8

PO 9

PO 10

PO 11

PO 12

1. Year, First Semester

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology I

-

-

-

-

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

PSY 103

Statistics in Social Sciences I

-

-

-

-

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

PSY 113

Introduction to Sociology

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

PSY 117

Introduction to Philosophy

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

FLE 101

Freshman English I

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

TUR 101

Turkish I

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

X

-

HIS 103

History of the Ataturk’s Revolutions and Principles I

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

X

1. Year, Second Semester

PSY 102

Introduction to Psychology II

-

-

X

-

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

PSY 104

Statistics in Social Sciences II

-

X

-

-

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

MAT 124

Computers

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

FLE 102

 Freshman English II

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

TUR 102

 Turkish II

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

X

-

HIS 102

 History of the Ataturk’s Revolutions and Principles II

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

X

 2. Year, Third Semester

PSY 231

Social Psychology

X

-

X

-

X

X

X

X

-

-

-

-

PSY 233

Developmental Psychology

-

-

X

-

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

PSY 205

Research Methods I

-

X

-

-

X

-

X

X

X

-

-

-

PSY 207

Computer Applications in Psychological Research.

-

-

-

-

X

-

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

Elective I

X

-

X

-

X

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

Elective II

X

-

X

-

X

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

 2. Year, Fourth Semester

PSY 254

Academic Writing and Presentation

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

X

X

-

-

PSY 206

Research Methods II

-

X

-

X

X

-

X

X

X

-

-

-

PSY 230

Physiology

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Elective III

X

-

X

X

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

Elective IV

X

-

X

X

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

3. Year, Fifth Semester

PSY 301

Psychopathology I

X

X

X

X

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

PSY 303

Physiological Psychology

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

PSY 305

Psychology of Learning

X

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

PSY 307

Clinical Observation and Interview

X

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Elective V

X

X

X

-

-

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

Elective VI

X

-

-

-

X

X

X

-

-

-

-

-

3. Year, Sixth Semester

PSY 302

Measurement in Psychology

-

-

-

X

X

-

X

X

-

-

-

-

PSY 304

Cognitive Psychology

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

PSY 306

Theories of Personality I

X

-

X

X

X

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

PSY 308

Psychotherapy Techniques I

X

-

X

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

PSY 328

Psychopathology II

X

X

X

X

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

Elective VII

X

X

X

-

X

X

-

-

-

-

4. Year, Seventh Semester

PSY 401

Graduation Project I

-

X

X

-

X

X

X

X

-

-

-

-

PSY 445

Theories of Personality II

X

-

X

X

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

Elective VIII

X

-

-

X

X

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

Elective IX

-

X

-

-

X

-

X

X

-

-

-

-

-

Elective X

X

-

-

X

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

4. Year, Eighth Semester

PSY 402

Graduation Project II

-

X

X

-

X

X

X

X

-

-

-

-

PSY 404

Ethics in Psychology

X

-

X

-

-

X

X

X

-

-

-

-

-

Elective XI

X

X

-

-

X

X

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

Elective XII

X

-

X

X

X

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Elective XIII

X

-

-

X

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

Number of courses related to program competency: 46

26

13

23

14

20

10

18

19

5

3

2

2

Percentage of courses related to program competency

56

28

50

30

43

22

39

41

11

6

4

4

 

Elective Courses

Kod 

Dersler

PÇ 1

PÇ 2

PÇ 3

PÇ 4

PÇ 5

PÇ 6

PÇ 7

PÇ 8

PÇ 9

PÇ 10

PÇ 11

PÇ 12

PSY 211

Interpersonal Communication

X

X

X

X

PSY 212

Introduction to Clinical Psychology

X

X

X

X

PSY 217

Critical and Creative Thinking

X

X

PSY 253

Industrial Psychology

X

X

X

X

PSY 312

Crosscultural Psychology

X

X

X

X

X

X

PSY 319

Psychology of Addiction

X

X

X

PSY 327

Crisis Intervention and Prevention

X

PSY 329

Developmental Disorders in a Lifespan Perspective