Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu
Faculty of Science and Letters - Department of Psychology

General Description

History

The Psychology Department of Ondokuz Mayıs University admitted students for the first time for the academic year 1992-1993. The Department of Psychology gave its final graduates in academic year 2000-2001. After the theaching and education program of the department was updated, and number of academic staffs were increased, the Department of Psychology started back again in the academic year 2007-2008.

Qualification Awarded

The Bachelor's Degree in Psychology (first cycle in Psychology) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum.

Level of Qualification

First Cycle

Specific Admission Requirements

The registration and admission of students are executed according to regulation of the Higher Education Council.

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

The rules and regulations for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. Transfer can be made among the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council. Also successful vocational school graduates to continue their educaiton to obtain Bachelor’s degrees if they are successful in the selection and the placement examination (DGS, i.e. vertical transfer examination) are admitted. The courses to be taken by these students are determined by the relevant department, on the basis of courses they have completed in the programs from which they have graduated. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ondukuz Mayıs University and hence of the Department is not an exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each year at the University for the courses of English language and the other foregin languages. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).

Profile of The Programme

The undergraduate program at the Psychology Department aims to teach theorising psychological issuess, scientific methods and practise skills in the main fields of psychology. In addition, students gain some academical and transfareble skills as coomunication and learning skills, critical thinking, problem solving abilities, developing ethical and social responsibility and working with others.
The Department of Psychology has a four-year (8 semester) undergraduate program. Although at the department has got a preparatory English language class (two academic term), it is an elective course. The departmental courses are offered in Turkish.
First two years, psychology students take mainly compulsory courses; the third and fouth years of psychology education consist some elective courses as well as compulsory courses. There are examinations for all Compulsory and elective courses. The midterm and final examinations are compacted and given in a specified week of the semester. Each semester consists of approximately fiftheen weeks.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

Psychology graduates will find vocational opportunities in various public institutions (such as the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of National Education, Social Services, etc.), private schools, Psychotechnic Evaluation Centres, Industrial establishments. They can enter the teaching profession at public or independent schools after having gained a Teaching Certificate. Furthermore, graduates may pursue an academic career by taking up scientific study at universities (at Master’s and Doctorate levels).

Access to Further Studies

The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply to Master’s Degree programmes at national level and /or international level both in the same and in related disciplines.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Marking and assessment methods for courses are provided in detail in each “Course Syllabus”.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full Time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Programme Director:

Prof. Dr. Kerim Edinsel
Ondokuz Mayıs University, Faculty of Art and Science, Head of the Psychology Department, Kurupelit/Samsun
Tel: 90362 3121919 (external: 5124)
E-mail: edinsel@omu.edu.tr

ECTS-Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Murat Kurt

Facilities

The Psychology Department has a full-time staff comprised of 1 professor, 1 associate professor, 2 assistant professors, 7 research assistants and 1 lecturer. The department invites one specialist on a regular basis. The department offers internship, fieldwork, or indepentent study options for students.

Programme Outcomes

  1. Graduates explain major theoretical approaches of subfields of psychology by means of basic concepts.
  2. Explain differences between scientific and non-scientific information resources.
  3. Know the historical schools of psychology.
  4. Define the basic principles of measurement and evaluation.
  5. Know currently used psychological instruments.
  6. Explain by describing cognitive processes of people and animals.
  7. Explain anatomic structure and physiological mechanism along with psychological process.
  8. Explain psychological processes that demonstrate differences based on the age.
  9. Explain by defining behaviors in interpersonal and cultural contexts.
  10. Graduates work with culturally diverse and marginalized groups without prejudice.
  11. Apply theoretical knowledge gained during the education to solve the problems.
  12. Present research results using technology.
  13. Gain planning and applying skills of interdisciplinary team works.
  14. Graduates take responsibility for creating and sustaining an associate for a problem solution in a social and vocational issue.
  15. Graduates associate new learned information with previous learning.
  16. Graduates behave according to ethical guidelines in all psychology studies and applications.
  17. Graduates select and apply the appropriate statistics according to research data and interpret results.
  18. Graduates communicate with colleagues and professional organizations.
  19. Take responsibility to work individually or in a group.
  20. Internalize lifelong learning as a personal development motivation.
  21. Develop the skills of insight and empathy related to serve individuals.
  22. Develop correct and relevant measurement instruments in order to measure psychological processes.
  23. Create research, communication and service groups related to psychological and social problems.
  24. Accomplish homework individually.
  25. Learn how to learn.
  26. Present a psychological issue to group of listeners from profession and out of profession in an effective and understandable manner.
  27. Critically evaluate current researches.
  28. Use therapeutic communication skills effectively.
  29. Evaluate the current situation of field of psychology.
  30. Improve individual, social, and professional awareness.
  31. Perform by planning research on basic and applied psychology.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

T:Theoretical,P:Practice, L:Laboratory
Semester 1
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ATİ101Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Revolution-I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 1.0
PSİ101Introduction To Psychology-I Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 8.0
PSİ103Psychology As A Life Guide Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
PSİ105 Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ191Introduction To Sociology Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
TDİ101Turkish Language-I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 1.0
YD101Foreign Language-I SDG 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
Total 18 0 0 18.0 24.0
Semester 2
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ATİ102Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Revolution-II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 1.0
PSİ102Introduction To Psychology-II Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 8.0
PSİ192Social Antropology Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
PSİ194Introduction To Philosophy Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
PSİ196Statistics For Social Sciences-I Zorunlu 3 2 0 4.0 6.0
TDİ102Turkish Language-II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 1.0
YD102Foreign Language II SDG 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
Total 18 2 0 19.0 28.0
Semester 3
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
PSİ203Development Psychology-I Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ205Social Psychology-I Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ207Psychology Of Learning Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ209Research Methods I Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ211 Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ291Statistics For Social Sciences-II Zorunlu 3 2 0 4.0 0.0
Total 17 4 0 19.0 25.0
Semester 4
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
PSİ204Development Psychology-II Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ206Social Psychology-II Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ208Experimental Psychology Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
PSİ210Research Methods II Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 6.0
PSİ214 Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ216 Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 5.0
Total 16 4 0 18.0 27.0
Semester 5
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
PSİ301Personality Theories I Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 4.0
PSİ303Cognitive Psychology Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
PSİ305Psychopathology-I Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ307Psychological Tests-I Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ311 Zorunlu 2 2 0 3.0 0.0
PSS-55. Elective Course SDG 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
Total 17 2 0 18.0 20.0
Semester 6
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
PSİ302Personality Theories II Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ304Assessment And Evaluation in Psychology Zorunlu 3 2 0 4.0 6.0
PSİ306Psychopathology-II Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ308Psychological Tests-II Zorunlu 3 2 0 4.0 5.0
PSİ312Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSS-66. Elective Course SDG 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
Total 18 4 0 20.0 21.0
Semester 7
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
PSİ401Ethical Principles in Psychology Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
PSS-77. Elective Course SDG 12 0 0 12.0 0.0
Total 15 0 0 15.0 6.0
Semester 8
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
PSİ402Industrial And Organizational Psychology Zorunlu 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
PSS-88. Elective Course SDG 12 0 0 12.0 0.0
Total 15 0 0 15.0 6.0

Seçmeli Ders Grupları (SDG)

YD101 / Foreign Language-I
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
YDA101 German-I 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
YDF101 French-I 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
YDİ101 English I 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
YD102 / Foreign Language II
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
YDA102 German-II 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
YDF102 French-II 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
YDİ102 English II 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
PSS-5 / 5. Elective Course
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
PSİ321 Sensations And Perception 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ323 Communication Psychology 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ325 Selected Subjects in Social Psychology-I 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ333 Kültürlerarası Psikoloji ve Uygulama 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ397 Advanced Statistics For Social Sciences 2 2 0 3.0 0.0
PSS-6 / 6. Elective Course
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
PSİ322 Traffic Psychology 2 2 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ324 Health Psychology 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ326 Selected Subjects in Social Psychology-II 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ328 Sports Physcology 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ330 Selected Subjects in Experimental Psychology 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
PSİ334 Adli Psikoloji 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ336 Çocuk Resim Analizi 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ398 Computer-Applied Statistics For Social Sciences 2 2 0 3.0 5.0
PSS-7 / 7. Elective Course
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
PSİ421 Proje Geliştirme ve Yürütme I 2 2 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ423 Nöropsikoloji 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ425 Family Therapy Theories 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ427 Modern Psikoloji Tarihi 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
PSİ429 Psychopharmacology 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ431 Gelişimsel Psikopatoloji 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
PSİ433 Klinik Psikolojide Güncel Tartışmalar 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ435 Sexual Function Disorders and Therapies I 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ437 Varoluşçu Psikoterapi I 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ439 Child and Adolescents Psychotherapy 3 0 0 3.0 6.0
PSS-8 / 8. Elective Course
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
PSİ.432 Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ422 Project Development and Execution II 2 2 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ424 Neuropsychological Tests 2 2 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ426 Couple and Marriage Therapy 3 0 0 3.0 7.0
PSİ428 Group Therapy 3 0 0 3.0 7.0
PSİ430 Aging Psychology 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ434 Kişilerarası İlişkiler 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ436 Hayvan Bilişi 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ438 Sexual Dysfunction & Disorders and Therapies II 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ440 Varoluşçu Psikoterapi II 3 0 0 3.0 0.0
PSİ442 Cognitive Behavioral Therapies 3 0 0 3.0 5.0
SKD002 Entrepreneurship 2 2 0 3.0 0.0