Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu
Faculty Of Communication - Department of Journalism

General Description

History

Department of Journalism in The Faculty of Communication of Ondokuz Mayıs University has been established at 01.02.2010 to educate skilled and informed staff for communication sector as a solution to the lacking of qualified employee in the field.

Qualification Awarded

The Bachelor's Degree in Journalism is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum.

Level of Qualification

First Cycle

Specific Admission Requirements

To be graduated from high school and required points to be taken from LYS.

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. Ondokuz Mayıs University and hence of the Department is not an exception to this.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 60 out of 100 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).

Profile of The Programme

The purpose of Journalism Program is to train experienced staffs for the media sector. Courses of the program are designed theoretically and practically. Journalistic profession requires an intellectual background. In this context, program contains such as sociology, politics and philosophy courses. Theories of Mass Communication, the Principles of Professional Journalism and Ethics are included as basic courses. In addition to theoretical courses, program has practical courses such as news writing, page layout and investigative journalism.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

Students who graduate with bachelor's degree from the Journalism department, can work at the local and national press and news agencies as journalists and they may be senior managers in a short time. Also, graduate students can be employed at the press units in public and private sectors.

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 and required points from ALES has be taken.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

The final grades are calculated with the weighted effects of one midterm (%40) and final exam (%60). Norm-referenced grading is used for grading in the department.

Graduation Requirements

Students are enrolled to attend classes that presented itself during the years of education, and that should be considered successful completion of 156 credits to graduate a candidate is entitled. Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 60 out of 100 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).

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

Full Time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Programme Director: Assoc. Prof. Onur BEKİROĞLU Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Communication Department of Journalism Mustafa Güneşdoğdu Campus/Çarşamba , e-mail: onur.bekiroglu@omu.edu.tr

Facilities

Within the Department of Journalism there are 3 assistant professors, 4 research assistants working in the academic staff. The set up process of practical workshops is being prepared.

Programme Outcomes

  1. To be able to acquire professional abilities in journalism.
  2. To be able to know and use professional language skills.
  3. To be able to pursue national and international actuality.
  4. To improve democracy and human rights in the center of the field of the profession and ethical responsibility.
  5. To be able to practise research system and technics in the professional field.
  6. To be able to understand and express intercultural communicational sensibilities and have the sense of empathy.
  7. To be able to have disciplinary and interdisciplinary basic theoretical knowledge.
  8. To be able to apprehend the structure, properties and functions of press organizations.
  9. To be able to use computer technologies in media sector.
  10. To be able to use communication skills in the media field.

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 ECTS
ATİ101Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Revolution-I 927001 2 0 0 2.0
GZT101Introduction To Communication Science 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT103Basic Journalism 927001 3 0 0 5.0
GZT105Introduction To Sociology 927001 2 0 0 5.0
GZT107Political Science 927001 3 0 0 4.0
GZT109Computer Applications 927001 2 0 0 2.0
GZT121Writing And Presentation Techniques 927001 2 1 0 4.0
SSDThe Non-Elective 927003 0 0 0 0.0
TDİ101Turkish Language-I 927001 2 0 0 2.0
YD101Foreign Language-I 927003 2 0 0 2.0
Total 20 1 0 30.0
Semester 2
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
ATİ102Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Revolution-II 927001 2 0 0 2.0
GZT102Basic Photography 927001 2 1 0 5.0
GZT104Media Economics 927001 3 0 0 5.0
GZT106Fundamental Concepts Of Law 927001 2 0 0 5.0
GZT108History Of Communication And Media 927001 2 0 0 5.0
GZT110History Of Politics 927001 2 0 0 4.0
SSDThe Non-Elective 927003 0 0 0 0.0
TDİ102Turkish Language-II 927001 2 0 0 2.0
YD102Foreign Language II 927003 2 0 0 2.0
Total 17 1 0 30.0
Semester 3
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT201News Collection And Writing Techniques 927001 2 1 0 5.0
GZT203Computer Aided Graphic Design 927001 2 2 0 4.0
GZT205Social Psychology 927001 2 0 0 2.0
GZT207Turkish Political History 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT209Press Photography 927001 2 1 0 4.0
GZT211Mass Media Theories 927001 3 0 0 4.0
GZT213Ottoman Turkish-I 927001 2 0 0 3.0
GZTS-3Elective Courses-III 927003 0 0 0 0.0
SSDThe Non-Elective 927003 0 0 0 0.0
Total 15 4 0 26.0
Semester 4
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT202Sociology Of Communication 927001 3 0 0 5.0
GZT204Types Of Newspaper Articles 927001 3 0 0 5.0
GZT206Page Design 927001 2 1 0 5.0
GZT208Turkish Press History 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT210Text Writing 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT212Ottoman Turkish-II 927001 2 0 0 3.0
GZTS-4Elective Courses-IV 927003 0 0 0 0.0
SSDThe Non-Elective 927003 0 0 0 0.0
Total 14 1 0 26.0
Semester 5
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT301Vocational Foreign Language - I 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT303Web Design 927001 2 1 0 5.0
GZT305New Media, New identities 927001 3 0 0 4.0
GZT307Political Communication 927001 3 0 0 4.0
GZT309Applied Journalism 927001 2 1 0 5.0
GZTS-5Elective Courses-V 927003 0 0 0 0.0
SSDThe Non-Elective 927003 0 0 0 0.0
Total 12 2 0 22.0
Semester 6
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT302Vocational Foreign Language - II 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT304Training 927001 0 0 0 8.0
GZT306Expression Analysis 927001 2 0 0 3.0
GZT308Internet Journalism 927001 1 2 0 3.0
GZT310Radio-Tv Journalism 927001 2 0 0 2.0
GZT312Public Opinion And Media 927001 2 0 0 2.0
GZTS-6Elective Courses-VI 927003 0 0 0 0.0
SSDThe Non-Elective 927003 0 0 0 0.0
Total 9 2 0 22.0
Semester 7
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT401Vocational Foreign Language - III 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT403Communication Law And Intellectual Rights 927001 2 0 0 3.0
GZT405Research Methods in Social Sciences 927001 2 1 0 3.0
GZT407News Analysis 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT409Media Literacy 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZTS-7Elective Courses-VII 927003 0 0 0 0.0
SSDThe Non-Elective 927003 0 0 0 0.0
Total 10 1 0 18.0
Semester 8
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT402Vocational Foreign Language - IV 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT404Media Ethics 927001 2 0 0 3.0
GZT406Graduation Project 927001 0 2 0 5.0
GZT408Semiotics 927001 2 0 0 3.0
GZT410Contemporary Problems Of Press 927001 2 0 0 3.0
GZTS-8Elective Courses-VIII 927003 0 0 0 0.0
SSDThe Non-Elective 927003 0 0 0 0.0
Total 8 2 0 18.0
SSD / The Non-Elective
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
YD101 / Foreign Language-I
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
YDA101 German-I 927001 2 0 0 2.0
YDF101 French-I 927001 2 0 0 2.0
YDİ101 English I 927001 2 0 0 2.0
YD102 / Foreign Language II
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
YDA102 German-II 927001 2 0 0 0.0
YDF102 French-II 927001 2 0 0 0.0
YDİ102 English II 927001 2 0 0 2.0
GZTS-3 / Elective Courses-III
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT221 Local Press 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT223 Mythology 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT225 Art Of Management And Leadership 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT227 Interpersonal Communication 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZTS-4 / Elective Courses-IV
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT222 Press Technology 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT224 Digital Photography 927001 1 2 0 4.0
GZT226 Phonetics And Diction 927001 1 2 0 4.0
GZT228 News Agency Journalism 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZTS-5 / Elective Courses-V
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT321 Magazine Design And Publishing 927001 1 2 0 4.0
GZT323 Sports And Magazine Journalism 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT325 Advertising Photography 927001 1 2 0 4.0
GZT327 Fast Reading And Understanding Techniques 927001 1 2 0 4.0
GZT329 Types And Examination Of Narratives 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZTS-6 / Elective Courses-VI
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT322 War Correspondence 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT324 International Pressing And Publishing Systems 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT326 Web Design Applications 927001 1 2 0 4.0
GZT328 Corner authorship and the Ombudsman 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZTS-7 / Elective Courses-VII
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT421 Eu Media Policies 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT423 Social Responsibility Project 927001 1 2 0 4.0
GZT425 Minority Media 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT427 Media And Censorship 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT429 Representation Of Reality On Media 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT431 Media Management 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT433 Gazetecilikte Girişimcilik I 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT435 İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZTS-8 / Elective Courses-VIII
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
GZT422 Keyboard Techniques 927001 1 2 0 4.0
GZT424 Citizen Journalism 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT426 International Human Rights And Democracy 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT428 Social Gender in Media 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT430 Popular Culture And Media 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT432 Media And Children 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT434 Intercultural Communication 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT436 Gazetecilikte Girişimcilik II 927001 2 0 0 4.0
GZT438 İşaret Dili 927001 2 0 0 4.0