Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu
Faculty of Science and Letters - Department of Turkish Language and Literature 

General Description

History

Department of Turkish Language and Literature that is one of the first department of Faculty of Science and Literature whose name was changed in 1982 started to take students in 2009-2010. Prof. Dr. Celal Tarakçı and Prof. Dr. Mustafa Özbalcı were academic members of the department. Doç. Dr. Robert Vivian who was an academic member of Vermont Faculty of Fine Arts gave a lesson for a while in department. In 2012-2013 academic year, Prof. Dr. Yavuz Demir, Prof. Dr. Şaban Sağlık, Doç. Dr. Şahin Köktürk, Doç. Dr. Özen Yaylagül, Doç. Dr. Serkan Şen, Doç. Dr. Bekir Şişman, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Dursun Ali Tökel, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Salih Demirbilek, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Yakup Poyraz, Arş. Gör. Servet Gündoğdu, Arş. Gör. Fadime Tikbaş Apak, Arş. Gör. Atiye Gülfer Kaymak, Arş. Gör. Hidayet Verim and Arş. Gör. Hanife Alkan work in department.

Qualification Awarded

Students who complete programme by performing all obligations have undergraduate certificate on department of Turkish Language and Literature and get title of Turcologist.

Level of Qualification

First Cycle

Specific Admission Requirements

Students are accepted according to quota number and putting in order which is determined by OSYM. Matriculation requirements are determined as part of Ondokuz Mayıs Universitiy Educational and Examination Regulations.

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

Exemption exam is done for students who start programme firstly in first semester. Students that are succeed in exam are exempted from foreign language lectures in first and second semester. Students who had education in other universities may make transition to Ondokuz Mayıs University Department of Turkish Language and Literature after completing first semester. If students’ former cources and other cources in that programme are equal, their transtion is made and these students deemed exempt from cources that are completed. In addition to these, Ondokuz Mayıs University Associate and Graduate Degree Transition Instruction is implemented for recognition former cources, vertical, lateral transfers and transfers in university.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Qualifying requirements for programme are having general weighted average at least 60 out of 100 (2.00 out of 4.00) and reaching to 240 ECTS at the end of the eight half-year.

Profile of The Programme

Department of Turkish Language and Literature is educational programme which is four-year-long and have secondary education. There are two professors, four associate professors, three assistant professors and five research assistants in department. In this programme, it is given required and elective lessons within the scope of the main branches of science of Modern Turkish Dialects and Literature, Old Turkic Language, Classical Turkic Literature, Modern Turkic Language, Modern Turkic Literature and Turkish Folk Literature. Programme’s purpose is researching written and oral products that is created from past to present in the field of Turkish Language and Literature; sharing acquired information with the community; playing an active and defining role in other cultures’ relationship; educating perfect scholars and educators in this field. Besides the content of the courses at the program, “Çarşamba Konuşmaları” activity with Creative Writing Research and Application Center which is organized in every Wednesdays wait for interests from all departments. Regulations of OMU Creative Writing Research and Application Center was broadcasted in the Official Gazette dated 18 January 2012 and OMU Creative Writing Research and Application Center have come into force. This centre will open a center called ‘The Teos International Centre for Creative Writing’ in Seferihisar Sığacık in collaboration with international organizations such as Oxford, New York, and Ondokuz Mayıs University.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

Students who graduate from universities, may become research assistant in universities; they may become teacher in public schools and private schools by Pedagogical Formation Certificate; they may work as an exper and a researcher in ministries and corporations such as the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Turkish Language Society (Türk Dil Kurumu) and public records. Moreover they may take charge in written and visual media as an editor and a redactor.

Access to Further Studies

Students who graduate from universities successfully, according to providing necessary requirements, may apply programmes of post graduate and doctorate.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Ondokuz Mayıs Universitiy Educational and Examination Regulations is implemented in programme. Accordingly, mid-term exams and final exams are made in fall and spring semester. Total of mid-term exams’ %40 and final exams’ %60 is specified as pass mark.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements are general weighted average at least 60 out of 100 (2.00 out of 4.00) and reaching to 240 ECTS at the end of the eight half-year. Furthermore, there is requirement of preparing a thesis in this programme.

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

Full Time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Prof. Dr. Yavuz DEMİR
Ondokuz Mayıs Universitiy
Faculty of Science and Literature
Department of Turkish Language and Literature 55139 Kurupelit/SAMSUN
0362 3121919-5192
ydemir@omu.edu.tr

Facilities

There are two professors, four associate professors, three assistant professors and five research assistants in department; it is given required and elective lessons within the scope of the main branches of science of Modern Turkish Dialects and Literature, Old Turkic Language, Classical Turkic Literature, Modern Turkic Language, Modern Turkic Literature and Turkish Folk Literature. Cources of department are given in one lecture hall and four classes. There is a seminar hall for elective, post graduate and doctorate lessons. Department library which students of department work part time is called “Literature Centre (Edebiyat Merkezi)”, over four thousand books and magazines are brought into use to all college students. Furthermore, if this department’s students provide expected requirements and bilateral agreements are made, they may apply to programs of ERASMUS, FARABI and MEVLANA.

Programme Outcomes

  1. Students know progress and history of Turkish Language and Literature from past to present.
  2. They have main information and skill for searching and studying in the field of Turkish Language and Literature.
  3. They speak Turkish well and obtain the ability of self expression.
  4. They have developed susceptibility and pleasure in fields of language, culture and literature.
  5. They have information and skill of reading and writting literary texts with Arabic alphabet.
  6. They know historical and modern dialects in basic level.
  7. They compile and research in fields of folklore and folk-literature.
  8. They have information and skill for making research projects about Turkish Language and Literature.
  9. They become a text author and scenario author of documentary film, motion picture film and commercial film fields; to become redactor and editor in newspapers, journals and printing houses.
  10. They use advanced theoretical and practical information which was had in this field.
  11. They describe problems about field; to analyse, to develop solutions based on researches.
  12. They share these informations and solutions with society by educational institutions or other agencies and institutions.
  13. They perform an advanced study about field freely.
  14. They evaluate acquired advanced informations and skills critically.
  15. They inform related people and institutions about topics of the field, to transfer thoughts and solution offer about problems in writting and orally.
  16. They act in accordance with social, scientific, cultural and ethical values on stages of data collection, interpretation, implementation and being announced results about the field .
  17. They make innovative projects about the field.
  18. They take responsibility for solving being met and unforeseen complicated solutions individualistically and as a team member.
  19. They determine learning needs and process learning.
  20. They share thoughts and solution offer about problems with experts and non-experts by supporting qualitative and quantitative datas.
  21. They have an in-depth knowledge about the field critically.
  22. They incorporate people and instituons in this field into these projects.
  23. They plan and manage activities for progress of personnel under his/her responsibility within the scope of the project.
  24. They develop a positive attitude towards life long learning.
  25. They organize projects and activities for social surroundings with social accountability conscious and implement them.
  26. They are informed about progresses of the field.
  27. They use information resources in the field (libraries, online resources, databases etc.).
  28. They use printed, audio, visual, and social media for communication and activities.

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
TDE101Reading And Writing Education-I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
TDE103Ottoman Turkish-I Ortak 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
TDE105Introduction To Ancient Turkish Literature Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE107Introduction To Modern Turkish Literature Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDE109Phonetics Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDE111Introduction To Folklore-I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDE113Basic Literary Concepts I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE115History Of Turkish Language-I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
YD101Foreign Language-I SDG 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
Total 20 2 0 21.0 23.0
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
TDE102Reading And Writing Education-II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
TDE104Ottoman Turkish-II Ortak 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
TDE106Sources Of Ancient Turkish Literature Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDE108Sources Of Modern Turkish Literature Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDE110Morphology Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDE112Introduction To Folklore-II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDE114Basic Literature Knowledge II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE116History Of Turkish Language-II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
YD102Foreign Language II SDG 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
Total 20 2 0 21.0 27.0
Semester 3
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
TDE201Ottoman Turkish-III Ortak 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
TDE203Kokturk Language Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE205Ancient Turkish Literature . ( Kaside ) Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDE207Poetry in Modern Turkish Literature-I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE209Linguistics-I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE211Vocabulary Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE213Anonymous Folk Literature-I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE215Theories Of Literature And Critique-I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDS-33.Elective Course SDG 4 0 0 4.0 4.0
Total 20 2 0 21.0 30.0
Semester 4
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
TDE202Ottoman Turkish-IV Ortak 2 2 0 3.0 4.0
TDE204The Language Of Ancient Uyghur Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE206Ancient Turkish Literature . ( Kaside ) Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDE208Story And Novel in Modern Turkish Literature-I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE210Linguistics-II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE212Sentence Knowledge Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE214Anonymous Folk Literature-II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE216Theories Of Literature And Critique-II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDS-44.Elective Course SDG 4 0 0 4.0 4.0
Total 20 2 0 21.0 27.0
Semester 5
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
TDE301Ancient Turkish Literature ( Gazel ) I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE303Poetry in Modern Turkish Literature-II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE305Turkish Of Karakhanid Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE307Sufistic Folk Literature-I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE309Narration I Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDS-55.Elective Course SDG 4 0 0 4.0 12.0
Total 14 0 0 14.0 36.0
Semester 6
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
TDE302Ancient Turkish Literature ( Gazel ) II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE304Story And Novel in Modern Turkish Literature-II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE306Khwarezm-Kipchak Turkish Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE308Sufistic Folk Literature-II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE310Narration II Ortak 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
TDS-66.Elective Course SDG 4 0 0 4.0 9.0
Total 14 0 0 14.0 33.0
Semester 7
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
TDE401Ancient Turkish Literature . ( Musammat) Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE403Poetry in New Turkish Literature III Zorunlu 4 0 0 4.0 0.0
TDE405Scientific Research Techniques-I Zorunlu 0 2 0 1.0 4.0
TDE407Troubadour (Aşik) Literature I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE411Ancient Anatolian Turkish Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDS-77.Elective Course SDG 4 0 0 4.0 6.0
Total 14 2 0 15.0 25.0
Semester 8
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
TDE402Ancient Turkish Literature . ( Mesnevi ) Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE404Story and Novel in New Turkish Literature III Zorunlu 4 0 0 4.0 0.0
TDE406Scientific Research Techniques-II Zorunlu 0 2 0 1.0 4.0
TDE408Troubadour (Aşik) Literature II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDE412Cagatay Turkish Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 5.0
TDS-88.Elective Course SDG 4 0 0 4.0 6.0
Total 14 2 0 15.0 25.0

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 0.0
YDF101 French-I 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
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 0.0
YDF102 French-II 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
YDİ102 English II 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
TDS-3 / 3.Elective Course
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
TDE221 History Of Turkish Theatre 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE223 Semiotics 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
TDE225 History Of Turkish Culture 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
TDE227 General Problems Of Turkish Language 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
TDE229 Selected Text in Eastern Literature 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE231 Art And Literature 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE233 Diction 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
TDS-4 / 4.Elective Course
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
TDE222 Children's Literature 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE224 Stage Direction 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE226 Pragmatics 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
TDE228 Contemporary Folk Culture 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
TDE230 Development Of Language And Communication 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
TDE232 Selected Texts From Western Literature 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE234 Cinema And Literature 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE238 Turcology Bibliography 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDS-5 / 5.Elective Course
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
TDE321 Southwestern Turks Dialects 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE323 History Of Turcology 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE325 Oghuznames Of Dede Qorqut 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE327 Genre And Form in Folk Poetry 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE329 Biography Of Poets 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE331 Analysis Of Turk Epics 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE333 Text Interpretation 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE335 Palaeography 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE337 Philosophy Of Literature And Aesthetics 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDS-6 / 6.Elective Course
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
TDE322 Southeastern Turks Dialects 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE324 Basic Texts Of Turkish Culture 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE326 Ancient Turkish Literature (Prose) 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE328 Folk Tales 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE330 Text Analysis Of Folk Poetry 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE332 Media And Literature 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE334 Literary Arts 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE336 Alaovite-Bektashi Literature 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE338 Sociology Of Literature 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDS-7 / 7.Elective Course
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
TDE421 Socio-Cultural Structure Of Turkish World 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE423 History Of Contemporary Turkish Thinking 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE425 Theory Of Altay Languages 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE427 Modern Literature And Critiques 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE429 Northwestern Turks Dialects 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE431 Divan Literature And Critique 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE433 Contemporary Folk Literature 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE435 Etymology Studies 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDE437 Creative Writing (Theory - Practice) 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
TDS-8 / 8.Elective Course
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
SKD002 Entrepreneurship 2 2 0 3.0 0.0
TDE422 Anatolian Accents 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE424 Literature Of Turkish World 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE426 Comparative Folk Literature 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE428 Postmodernist Approaches in Literature 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE430 Northeastern Turks Dialects 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE432 Literature And Tradition 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE434 Divan Literature And History 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
TDE436 Turkish Name Science 2 0 0 2.0 0.0