General Psychology

Also available in: Türkçe

Graduates of Department of Psychology can be employed in hospitals, educational institutions, penitentiaries, industrial institutions, public advice centres, and in other institutions offering services related to psychological issues. It is well known that in the world of today, the sub-branches of psychology discipline offers service to all parts of social life. Psychotherapy, test applications and administrations, research consultancy, selection of personnel, communication development within businesses, development of measurement tools in education and alike are all included within the services provided by psychologists.

  • Health organizations
  • Research centres
  • Advertising and public relations institutions
  • Training departments of banks and other institutions
  • Research and development departments of private sectors
  • Psychological assistance centres
  • Child care institutions
  • Prisons
  • Nursing homes and penitentiaries
  • Various departments in accordance with their specialist qualifications and requirements of institutions.

BİRİNCİ YIL

I. Dönem

Kodu Dersin Adı Dersin Saati hafta Lab-etüt saat Kredi
PSY 500 Statistics in Social Sciences 3 3
PSY 511 Research Methods 3 3
PSY 531 Psychometric Assessment 3 3
Elective Course 3 3
Toplamlar 12 12

II. Dönem

Kodu Dersin Adı Dersin Saati hafta Lab-etüt saat Kredi
PSY 590 Seminar in General Psychology
3 Elective Course
Toplamlar 9 9

İKİNCİ YIL

III. Dönem

Kodu Dersin Adı Dersin Saati hafta Lab-etüt saat Kredi
PSY 598 Graduation Project
PSY 599 Master Thesis
Toplamlar

IV. Dönem

Kodu Dersin Adı Dersin Saati hafta Lab-etüt saat Kredi
PSY 598 Graduation Project
PSY 599 Master Thesis
Toplamlar

Zorunlu Dersler
PSY 500 Statistics (3)
PSY 511 Research Methods (3)
PSY 531 Psychometric Assessment (3)
PSY 590 Seminar in General Psychology (3)
PSY 598/PSY 599 Graduation Project/Master Thesis
Seçmeli Dersler
PSY 512 Etics in Psychology
PSY 520 Developmental Psychology (3)
PSY 540 Personality (3)
PSY 541 Clinical Psychology (3)
PSY 542 Psychopathology (3)
PSY 543 Developmental Psychopathology (3)
PSY 545 Group Psychotherapies (3)
PSY 547 Counseling Psychology (3)
PSY 548 Drug Abuse Counseling (3)
PSY 556 Health Psychology (3)
PSY 560 Forensic Psychology (3)

STATISTICS
Ders Tanımı:
The content of the course is formed with basic statistical methods. Students learn to evaluate the data with software statistics program at computer. Students will gain ability to use descriptive and inferential statistics.

RESEARCH METHODS
Ders Tanımı:
The content of the course is formed with research methods in psychology (observation, correlation studies, experimental method, case studies). Students are expected to design a study, evaluate the data with SPSS program at computer and prepare a project. Students will gain ability to define the groups, to determine the differences between groups, to evaluate correlation among variables.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
ETHICS IN PSYCHOLOGY (Seçmeli)
Ders Tanımı:
In this course the definition of the ethics, types of the ethics, the ethical standards and codes are taught and discussed. The process ethical decision making, discussion of ethical problems forms the content of the course.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY(Seçmeli)
Ders Tanımı:
It covers the subjects of developmental psychology. The dynamic of development and change and how parental attitudes may affect this period is discussed. The main theories of developmental psychology are discussed.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
PSYCHOMETRIC ASSESSMENT
Ders Tanımı:
Basic principles about psychological tests and theoretical information and application of psychological tests form the content of the course. Main concepts of psychometric assessment like reliability, validity, standardization and how they can be evaluated cover the content of this course.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
PERSONALITY (Seçmeli)
Ders Tanımı:
Examination of the modern personality theories, including those proposed by Freud and his followers, learning theorists, trait theorists, social-learning theorists and humanists. Current research about personality, using modern methods also is reviewed.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY(Seçmeli)
Ders Tanımı:
Empirical and theoretical investigation of the etiology and symptoms of psychological disorders and dynamic and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy treatment approaches form the content of the course.
Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
PSYCHOPATHOLOGY(Seçmeli)
Ders Tanımı:
Main theoretical approaches to psychopathology and psychological symptoms are discussed in this course.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY(Seçmeli)
Ders Tanımı:
It covers the subjects where developmental psychology and psychopathology intersect. The dynamic of development and change and how parental attitudes may affect this period is discussed. The course covers etiology, prevalence, diagnostic criteria and treatment approaches for disorders usually first diagnosed during childhood.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPIES
Dersin Adı: Group Psychotherapies
Dersin Kodu: PSY 545
Haftalık Ders ve Uygulama Saati: 3
Ders Kredisi: 3
Zorunlu/Seçmeli:Seçmeli
Ders Tanımı:
The goal of this course is to introduce to the students main concepts of group psychotherapies via practical application. Concepts like principles of forming a group, selecting group members, therapeutic factors at group therapy, ethical principles about group therapies, and dynamics of group therapies are discussed.
Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY(Seçmeli)
Ders Tanımı:
The goal of this course is to introduce main theories of counseling psychology to the students and discuss main counseling techniques.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
DRUG ABUSE COUNSELING(Seçmeli)
Ders Tanımı:
Effects of psychoactive drugs, biological explanation of tolerance, disorders related with drugs, prevention and treatment programs for substance use form the content of the course.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY(Seçmeli)
Ders Tanımı:
Effects of psychoactive drugs, biological explanation of tolerance, disorders related with drugs, prevention and treatment programs for substance use form the content of the course.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY(Seçmeli)
Ders Tanımı:
Effects of psychoactive drugs, biological explanation of tolerance, disorders related with drugs, prevention and treatment programs for substance use form the content of the course.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
SEMINAR IN GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY
Ders Tanımı:
Effects of psychoactive drugs, biological explanation of tolerance, disorders related with drugs, prevention and treatment programs for substance use form the content of the course.

Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
GRADUATION PROJECT
Ders Tanımı:
Effects of psychoactive drugs, biological explanation of tolerance, disorders related with drugs, prevention and treatment programs for substance use form the content of the course.
Ders Değerlendirmesi: Vize %40, Final %60
MASTER THESIS(Seçmeli)
Ders Tanımı:
Effects of psychoactive drugs, biological explanation of tolerance, disorders related with drugs, prevention and treatment programs for substance use form the content of the course.

Yıl Güz İlkbahar
1.Yıl 5 5
2.Yıl 5 5
3.Yıl 5 5
4.Yıl 5 5
Genel Toplam 20 20