Institute of Social Sciences

           

MASTER OF TURKISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Mission and Broad Goals

 

 

Mission Definition:

 The aim of this course is to educate literary or linguistic academicians and researchers who will continue their studies in the fields of Turkish Language and Literature.

 

 

Broad Based Student Learning Objectives:

In order to realize the mission, the Turkish Language and Literature Master's Program aims to:

  • To provide the necessary research environment in order to educate students in the competence of conducting scientific research specific to the field in accordance with the requirements of the age, to gain the habit of evaluation and production;
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  • To equip students with qualified academics and theoretical knowledge and practical studies in all areas of Turkish Language and Literature, considering the necessity of lifelong learning;
  • It is aimed to educate students as individuals who have critical thinking skills in human and social relations and who are open to communication and respecting ethical rules.

 

 Broad Based Activity Objectives:

The objectives of the Turkish Language and Literature Master's Program are as follows:

  • In the program, the main objective is to train scientists who have high self-confidence, academic and personality in the theoretical and methodological areas related to Turkish Language and Literature. In order to achieve this goal, students should have above-average knowledge and experience in their field, have research and communication skills, provide students with a comprehensive approach to socio-cultural activities, using the data obtained from different disciplines of social sciences, making students think interdisciplinary and human relations. The aim of the course is to educate individuals who have the skills and are open to communication and who respect ethical rules.
  • Having qualified academic staff dedicated to academic research in their academic careers.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE MASTER'S PROGRAM IN TURKISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Foundation & Approval

Çağ University Institute of Social Sciences, 09.07.1997, 23050; Was established in accordance with Article 46. The Institute of Social Sciences was established with the approval of the Council of Higher Education to train teachers to specialize in their fields. The Turkish Language and Literature Master's Program was discussed at the General Assembly dated 12.09.2013 and it was decided to be opened within the Institute of Social Sciences with the letter 23.09.2013 - 51323-7134.

Diplomas and Titles

Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded a Master's Degree in Turkish Language and Literature.

Qualification Criteria

A student who wants to study in Turkish Language and Literature Master's Program with thesis or non-thesis must have completed a four-year undergraduate program in any department of a university with a national or international equivalent and get at least 55 grades from ALES. For more information, see. http://www.cag.edu.tr/

Qualification Awarded

Master of Business Administration in Management. (Master's Degree).

Special Admission Requirements

Students who have started their graduate program in other national and international programs may apply in accordance with the regulations of Çağ University and YÖK. For more information, please see Çağ University Student Admission Requirements.

Student Admission Requirements.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (Formal and Non-Formal)

Students enrolled in other universities may transfer to Çağ University after completing their first semester. All other courses with a passing grade and courses with the same content of other universities will be included in the exemption.

Graduation Requirements and Regulations

In order for a student to graduate, the GPA must be at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and there should be no failed course For more information, see. Çağ University Graduate Education and Examination Regulations.

Profile of The Program

The aim of the program is to educate students who are conscious and critical in the field of Turkish Language and Literature.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

Students who have completed the Master's Degree can work in government or private sectors. They are also employed as teachers or researchers at state or foundation universities. Students can continue their PhD programs if they wish.

Students who have successfully completed the Master's Degree Program with Thesis can continue their PhD programs if they wish.

Learning Opportunities

Students who have successfully completed the Master's Degree Program with Thesis can continue their PhD programs if they wish.

Examination Regulations, Assesment and Grading

Generally, a midterm, a final exam and a term paper are given for each course. For detailed information, see the Examination Regulations.

Graduation Requirements

Grade Point Average of a student must be at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and there will be no unsuccessful grade.

Program Type

Full Time

Program Language

Turkish

Head of Program

Professor Sevin ARSLAN

alilsevin@hotmail.com

Tel: +90 324 651 48 00

Fax: +90 324 651 48 11

ECTS & Erasmus Coordinator

Gül KULAK
gulkulak@cag.edu.tr 
Tel: +90 324 6514800 
Faks: +90 324 6514811

LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE TURKISH LANGUAGE AND EDEYUKSEC (GRADUATE LEARNING OUTCOMES)

Students who successfully complete the program of Turkish Language and Literature;

PÇ.1. Evaluate the texts of Turkish language and literature from the beginning to the present in terms of literary and philological aspects.

PÇ.2. Turkish language, literature and culture in the field of literature that will dominate the relevant hardware wins. Uses the research methods and techniques used in this field.

PÇ.3. y examining the Turkish language in terms of phonetics, structure-morphology, syntax and semantics; Reaches the ability to use Turkish correctly, beautifully and comprehensively.

PÇ.4. Examines the historical development of Turkish language in the context of texts; their content, sound, format and so on. identify linguistic features.

PÇ. 5. Have knowledge about the development and change of the Turkish language since the first inscriptions.

PÇ.6. Gains knowledge of the stages of development of historical and contemporary Turkish dialects, phonetics and vocabulary.

 PÇ.7. Gains knowledge of the basic subjects of Old Turkish Literature such as prosody meter, rhyme, redif, verse forms. Recognize the historical periods, poets / writers and works of this literature.

PÇ.8.  Recognizes the general features of historical texts, reads and analyzes the texts.

PÇ.9.  Identify the basic features of the periods in the history of Modern Turkish Literature; observe and evaluate new forms and themes, new literary language and imagery, romanticism, realism, modernism, postmodernism, feminism, existential and psychoanalytic approaches, writer-text-reader relations; compare with the former and determine its effects on the future.

PÇ.10.World literature and culture (gender roles, tradition-custom, language, culture, etc.). Compares the literary texts of different nations.

PÇ.11. Recognize the genres and forms of Turkish folk literature from the beginning. Gains ideas about the works of folk poets and writers by centuries.

PÇ.12.Recognize, analyze and discuss the written and oral sources of Turkish cultural history by learning the basic concepts, theories and methods in the field of public science.

PÇ.13. Has the ability to perceive, criticize, think and evaluate how to analyze a literary text.

PÇ.14. Knows Atatürk's principles and revolutions; Adopts the Kemalist thought system.

PÇ.15. Creates, organizes and shares information related to the field by using information and internet technologies.

PÇ.16. Students will be able to read and understand the studies conducted in the field of English.

PÇ.17. Conducts interdisciplinary studies by using data obtained from different disciplines of social sciences in order to get a comprehensive approach to cultural activities.

PÇ.18.  It would develop a positive approach for learning all life long.

First Year, First Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
TDE-535 Nazım in Classical Turkish Literature - I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
TDE-549 Elective- IV Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 08
TDE-566 Seminar / Term Project Department Compulsory Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Compulsory 3-0-3 08
TDE-500 Elective- I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 07
Total Credit 12 30
First Year, Second Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
TDE-550 Turkish Folk Literature Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 08
TDE-577 Ancient Culture Traces in Turkish Folk Culture Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
TDE-536 Elective- II Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 07
TDE-578 Elective- III Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 08
Total Credit 12 30
Second Year, Third Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
TDE-597 Thesis Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 0-0-0 30
Total Credit 0 30
Second Year, Fourth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
TDE-598 Thesis Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 0-0-0 30
Total Credit 0 30
TDE-507 - Turkish Language Resources and Text Reviews

The aim of this course is to enrich the grammatical and cultural equipment by reading the basic texts of the Turkish language from the beginning to the new periods, to meet the philological problems and to discuss them on new solutions and to learn the philological approaches to the texts.


TDE-509 - Seminar (Thesis): Scientific Research Methods and Publication Ethics

While conducting a scientific research, subject determination, planning, data collection and writing stages, showing references and footnotes, preparing bibliography or bibliography will be the main topics of the course.


TDE-511 - Seminar (Non Thesis): Scientific Research Methods and Publication Ethics

While conducting a scientific research, subject determination, planning, data collection and writing stages, showing references and footnotes, preparing bibliography or bibliography will be the main topics of the course.


TDE-512 - Term Project

The objective of this course, is to develop academic research skills among the students. An advisory help will come from lecturers that the students select while they are preparing their project. A presantation will be made after the preparation of the final project by the students.


TDE-513 - Modern Turkish Literature

In this course, examining selected literary texts having impact in the periods lasted from Tanzimat to Servet-i Fünûn Period,, the National and Republican Literature; in the context of History of Modern Turkish Literature of text analysis will be performed. Here, our goal is to investigate and examine History of Modern Turkish Literature in the light of forerunners’ works, and evaluate their impressions on the other works, periods and personalities


TDE-515 - Nazım in Classical Turkish Literature (Ode)

Examining the historical development and change of Turkish structural knowledge


TDE-516 - The Historical Development of Turkish sentences

In this course Orkhon Turkish, Karahanli Turkish, Khwarezm Turkish texts will be examined in terms of syntactic terms.


TDE-517 - Child Literature

This course Turkey and the western countries in the historical development of children's literature and aims to give the theoretical knowledge of the types of children's books. Turkey \ 's and recognition of children's literature authors in western countries. Examination, evaluation and comparison of children's works produced in different cultures with a critical point of view. The main objective of the course is to define how these cultures view children and childhood.


TDE-518 - Classical Ottoman Turkish - II

Students who have the ability to read Ottoman Turkish texts should develop their skills of reading high-level texts and translating these texts into contemporary language. For this, semantic analysis of such texts chosen from different fields should be attempted with both grammatical structure and historical / cultural background readings.


TDE-519 - Ottoman - I

In order to be able to read the texts written in Ottoman Turkish correctly, the Arabic alphabet and the merger of the letters are emphasized, and then words and sentences and text reading studies are conducted.


TDE-520 - Ottoman - II

The aim of this course is to read and analyze texts and poems written in Ottoman Turkish. For this purpose, word and spelling studies are done on the texts. The structures of Arabic and Persian words are examined and the writing of words is emphasized. In addition, Persian structured phrases are examined.


ING-522 - Academic English

In this course, students' general English knowledge, according to the needs of Business English, TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Exam and so on. exam preparation programs or academic English will be tried to advance in areas such as realization of a written and accurate work, both the essence of the subject and specific information intensive reading practice to ensure fluency in English speaking, reading, listening and writing skills supported by visual and auditory materials, intensive grammar examination form the content of this course.


TDE-522 - Feminine Writing

Examining feminism(s) and feminist theories, feminine writing in literature, analysis of texts of the famous women’s writers reflecting women\'s world or women language, Courses that are recommended to students beyond their compulsory curriculum to allow them to complement their study programs


TDE-523 - Politics in the Literal Works - I

In this course, as well as encouraging students to write and read in the academic field, within the scope of this course will be able to examine literary works within the framework of Political Science and engage in discussions. The aim of this course is to analyze literary texts in accordance with the political theory and general political rules within the scope of political science and the actors, facts and active political figures mentioned in the important historical events put forward in the works of Western literature.


BIT-524 - Information Technologies

Introduction to information technology, information technology concepts, computer hardware, general information about the operating system, the use of Windows Office, internet, simple and personal web design page will be informed in the concept of editing.


TDE-524 - Politics in the Literal Works - II

In this course, in addition to encouraging students to write and read in the academic field, the course will examine Turkish literary works within the framework of Political Science and engage in discussions. The aim of this course is to make the analysis of literary texts according to the political theory and general political rules within the scope of political science and the actors, phenomena and active political figures mentioned in the important historical events in the period of Turkish literary works.


TDE-525 - The Sources of Old Turkish Literature - I

Scientific research methods and techniques, selecting topics, finding resources, reading and taking notes, extracting vouchers, showing footnotes, preparing bibliography, preparing seminar and thesis plan. Examination of the thesis writing guide. Encyclopedia, dictionaries, literary history, tezkire, catalog, anthology, periodicals and so on. information about basic reference resources. Bibliography knowledge. Manuscripts and their properties, libraries with manuscripts.


TDE-526 - The Sources of Old Turkish Literature - II

Studies in the field of Old Turkish Literature and the methods used in these studies. Divan and divan. Application of text publishing, text analysis and text criticism to Divan poetry. Text publication and rules to be considered in text publication. Text criticism and opinions on text criticism, the text to be considered when preparing text criticism. Analysis studies in Old Turkish Literature. Text analysis and examples from text analysis studies. Criticisms and evaluations of text analysis. Examination of the similarities and differences of the studies on text criticism and analysis.


TDE-527 - Methodology of Turkish Literature

In this course, the problematics and pre-objectives in literature, determination of research resources, determination of research techniques, variables and scales will be discussed with examples, studies will be carried out on data collection methods and research designs, data analysis, decision making, statistical analysis of findings. and reporting techniques.


TDE-528 - The association of Semiotics and Literature

Relation of semiotics with other fields and solution of narrative texts


TDE-529 - The History of Turkish Culture

The concept of culture and basic dynamics in Turkish culture


TDE-531 - Aspects of The Novel

Emphasis on the development of the novel in the world, Turkish and western novel art from theoretical and practical dimensions will be discussed. From the past to present changes in the novel, from classical novels to postmodern ones, the fictional trend will be discussed as text-oriented by means of texts in the light of several novel types, the interactions to western literature will also be examined by the comparative examples.


TDE-535 - Nazım in Classical Turkish Literature - I

The definition, types and course of the verse in the verse forms of Divan literature and the interpretation of selected qasid texts constitute the content of the course. The aim of this course is to introduce the change and development of the verse shape in the Old Turkish Literature by using selected texts from different centuries. Review and evaluate academic papers on the subject.


TDE-538 - Old Anatolian Turkish

The language characteristics of Western Turkish and its texts.


TDE-539 - Turkish Theater

The historical development of the theater from the beginning will be examined. A historical review of drama will be made and some plays and passages will be evaluated.


TDE-540 - Classical Ottoman Turkish - I

Students who have the ability to read Ottoman Turkish texts should develop their skills of reading high-level texts and translating these texts into contemporary language. For this, semantic analysis of such texts chosen from different fields should be attempted with both grammatical structure and historical / cultural background readings.


TDE-543 - Ottoman Paleography - I

The aim of this course is to provide the students who are familiar with Ottoman Turkish to read and understand Ottoman texts written and handwritten and to improve their reading skills and vocabulary. In this course, the Arabic and Persian grammar rules in Ottoman Turkish are taught and historical and literary Ottoman Turkish printed and handwritten texts (rik’a etc.) are taught.


TDE-544 - Ottoman Paleography - II

In this course, the Arabic and Persian grammar rules in Ottoman Turkish are taught and historical and literary Ottoman Turkish printed and handwritten texts (rik’a etc.) are taught. The aim of this course is to provide the students who are familiar with Ottoman Turkish to read and understand Ottoman texts written and handwritten and to improve their reading skills and vocabulary.


TDE-550 - Turkish Folk Literature

In this course, the formation, basic features and common aspects of genres such as myth, fairy tale, myth, folk story, clause, proverb, idiom and riddle, which are given very briefly at undergraduate level, but which have a very important place in our oral literature and thought world, are explained from the texts. In addition to recognizing the Turkish folk literature genres in terms of their various features, it is also ensured that the students adopt the theoretical approaches encountered in the definition and classification of these genres.


TDE-552 - Comparative Literature and Critical Theory

In the genres of poetry, theatre, story, novel, leading works selected of Western literature will be analyzed by comparing and contrasting to the works of Turkish literature


TDE-569 - Orientalism

The concept of Orientalism (Orientalism), its field and structure, famous orientalists such as Silvestre de Sacy and Ernest Renan, lifestyles of eastern countries, orientalist travelers in the West, literature in the West and the Turkish image of the film industry will be discussed.


TDE-572 - Klasik Türk Edebiyatında Nazım

The definition, types and course of the verse in the verse forms of Divan literature and the interpretation of selected qasid texts constitute the content of the course. To introduce the change and development of gazel verse in historical process by using selected texts from different centuries. Review and evaluate academic articles on gazel.


TDE-575 - Nazım in Classical Turkish Literature - II

The definition, types and course of the gazel which is one of the verse forms of Divan literature and the commentary of the selected ghazel texts constitute the content of the course. To introduce the change and development of gazel verse in historical process by using selected texts from different centuries. Review and evaluate academic articles on gazel.


TDE-576 - Comparative Literature

World literature will be examined with historical, linguistic, cultural and critical attentions. To be able to make comparative studies among the world literatures in the light of comparative literary theory and criticism, to compare the literary texts arising from cultural interactions with similar and differences. To evaluate the thought and literary movements that have emerged since the past with text analysis.


TDE-577 - Ancient Culture Traces in Turkish Folk Culture

Examines the characteristics of Turkish Culture and beliefs and practices related to concepts such as agriculture, clothing, ornamentation, iron, horse, tree, animal and folk medicine, folk calendar in Turkish culture. Follow the traces of old culture in Turkish folk culture. To follow the stages of Turkish cultural life, to identify traces of old beliefs and traditions in today's folk culture products.


TDE-579 - Sources of New Turkish Literature

Literary sources of new Turkish literature. History of literature, newspapers and magazines, archives, souvenirs and letters etc., which are fundamental in the studies on Turkish literature after 1860 period. to introduce resources and methods and techniques of exploiting them.


TDE-597 - Thesis

In this course, students will be shown the methods that should be applied in writing a thesis (thesis writing plan) and they will be provided with the necessary and correct techniques for their studies. To make students aware of the usage of resources and thesis writing.


TDE-598 - Thesis

In this course, students will be shown the methods that should be applied in writing a thesis (thesis writing plan) and they will be provided with the necessary and correct techniques for their studies. To make students aware of the usage of resources and thesis writing.


PO & Course Relations

Code

Course title

PÇ 1

PÇ 2

PÇ 3

PÇ 4

PÇ 5

PÇ 6

PÇ 7

PÇ 8

PÇ 9

PÇ 10

1st Year, First Semester

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

TDE 535

Sources of Turkish Language and Text Analysis

-

X

-

-

X

X

X

-

-

X

TDE 533

Seminar: Scientific Research and Writing Methods

X

X

-

-

X

X

-

-

-

-

1st Year, Second Semester

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

TDE 502

Turkish Folk Literature

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

X

-

X

TDE 504

Modern Turkish Poetry

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

X

X

-

TDE 540

Modern Turkish Literature

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

X

X

-

Number of Courses Related to Program Outcomes / 8

1

5

-

-

5

5

1

3

2

2

(3 electives and Thesis excluded)

13%

63%

-

-

63%

63%

13%

36%

25%

25%

 Elective Course

Code

Course title

PÇ 1

PÇ 2

PÇ 3

PÇ 4

PÇ 5

PÇ 6

PÇ 7

PÇ 8

PÇ 9

PÇ 10

TDE 505

Mythology and Literature

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

-

-

X

TDE 507

Story Art

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

X

-

-

TDE 509

Turkish Theater

-

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

X

TDE 511

Literature and Social Change

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

-

-

X

TDE 513

Orientalism

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

-

X

X

TDE 514

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

X

X

-

TDE 515

Historical Development of Turkish Building Knowledge

-

X

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

TDE 516

Historical Development of Turkish Syntax

-

X

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

TDE 517

Children's Literature

 

X

-

-

X

X

-

-

-

X

TDE 522

Women's Literature

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

-

X

X

TDE 523

Politics in Literary Works - I

-

X

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

X

TDE 524

Politics in Literary Works - II

-

X

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

X

TDE 525

Sources of Old Turkish Literature - I

-

X

-

-

X

X

X

-

-

-

TDE 526

Sources of Old Turkish Literature - II

-

X

-

-

X

X

X

-

-

-

TDE 527

Methodology of Turkish Literature

X

X

-

-

X

X

-

X

-

-

TDE 528

Relation between Semiotics and Literature

-

X

X

-

-

X

-

X

-

-

TDE 529

History of Turkish Culture

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

-

-

X

TDE 530

Text Analysis

X

X

-

-

X

X

-

X

-

-

TDE 531

Novel Art

-

X

-

-

X

X

X

X

-

-

TDE 537

Comparative Literary Theory and Criticism

-

X

-

-

X

X

-

X

X

-

TDE 538

Old Anatolian Turkish

-

X

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

TDE 542

Dialects of Anatolia and Rumelia

-

X

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

TDE 543

Ottoman Paleography - I

-

X

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

X

TDE 544

-

X

-

-

-

-

X

-

-

X

TDE 545

-

X

 

 

X

X

-

X

-

-

İNG 522

Academic English

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

X

-

BİT 524

information technologies

-

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

TDE 534

Term project

X

X

-

-

X

X

-

-

-

-

 

PO & Course Relations

 CODE

Course Title

PÇ 1

PÇ 2

PÇ 3

PÇ 4

PÇ 5

PÇ 6

PÇ 7

PÇ 8

PÇ 9

PÇ 10

1st Year, First Semester

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

TDE 535

Türk Dilinin Kaynakları ve Metin İncelemeleri

-

5

-

-

5

5

5

-

-

4

TDE 533

Seminer : Bilimsel Araştırma ve Yazma Yöntemleri

5

5

-

-

5

-

-

5

-

-

1st Year, Second Semester

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

TDE 502

Turkish Folk Literature

-

5

-

-

5

5

-

5

-

5

TDE 504

Modern Turkish Poetry

-

5

-

-

5

5

-

4

4

-

TDE 540

Modern Turkish Literature

-

5

-

-

5

5

-

4

4

-

Weight of Program Outcomes

5

25

-

-

25

20

-

18

8

9

Relationship Level: 0: No relationship; 5: Highest Relationship Level

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

Elective course

Code

Course Title

PÇ 1

PÇ 2

PÇ 3

PÇ 4

PÇ 5

PÇ 6

PÇ 7

PÇ 8

PÇ 9

PÇ 10

TDE 505

Mythology and Literature

-

4

-

-

4

5

-

-

-

5

TDE 507

Story Art

-

5

-

-

5

5

-

4

-

-

TDE 509

Turkish Theater

-

-

-

-

-

4

-

-

-

5

TDE 511

Literature and Social Change

-

5

-

-

5

5

-

-

-

5

TDE 513

Orientalism

-

5

-

-

5

5

-

-

4

5

TDE 514

Postmodern Trends in Modern Turkish Literature

-

5

-

-

5

5

-

5

4

-

TDE 515

Historical Development of Turkish Building Knowledge

-

4

-

-

-

-

5

-

-

-

TDE 516

Historical Development of Turkish Syntax

-

4

-

-

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