PSYCHOLOGY

Course Content

1. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name INT100 Orientation
Local Credits / Ects 1/1
Course Description The scope of the course is to introduce the university life consisting of scientific, social, artistic and sporting activities as well as university introduction and professional knowledge. The aim of the course is to help students solve the following questions: What is being a university? What values ​​does life offer? Why are you at Hasan Kalyoncu University? What are the principles, approaches and rules of Hasan Kalyoncu University? What are the facilities and services offered by Hasan Kalyoncu University? How will you know the campus and its immediate surroundings of Hasan Kalyoncu University? How can you benefit from scientific, social, artistic and sporting activities?
Course Code and Name AİİT 101  Atatürk’s Principles  and History of Reforms
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description The Fall of the Ottoman Empire / Fragmentation / Opening of the Turkish Grand National Assembly / Revolutions in Social Spaces / Transition to Multi-Party Life.
Course Code and Name PSK101 İntroduction to Psychology I
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Definition of psychology / History of Psychology / Fields of Psychology (Social Psychology / Clinical Psychology / Educational Psychology etc..) / Psychology Theories (Behavioral Theories / Cognitive Theories / Existentialist Theory Etc..) / Biological Bases of psychology / Sensation and Perception / Emotions / Memory / Learning / Intelligence and Theories / Defense Mechanisms
Course Code and Name PSK105 History of Psychology
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Early Studies of Psychology / Effects of Philosophy on Psychology / Effects of Physiology on Psychology / Functionalism: Initial Effects / Functionalism: Foundation and Development / Applied Psychology / Behaviorism: Initial Effects / Behaviorism: Beginning / Behaviorism: After Establishment / Gestalt / Psychoanalysis / Humanistic Psychology / Cognitive Psychology
Course Code and Name IST 101 Statistics I
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description History of Statistic / Statistical Series / Series Types / Graphical Display of Series / Classification of Data / Arithmetic / Geometric / Mode / Median / Cartils / Percentages / Variability / Standard Deviation / Variation / Coefficient / Probability Distributions of Discrete Variables / Binomial / Poisson Distributions / Continuous Probability Distributions of Variables / Normal Distribution and Applications / Exponential Distribution and Applications / Asymmetry and kurtosis measurements / Moments
Course Code and Name TUR 101 Turkish Language and Literature I
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description Definition and Importance of Language / The Relationship Between Language and Culture / The Place and History of Turkish Among World Languages ​​/ Current Status and Spreading Areas of Turkish Language / Sounds and Classification in Turkish / Syllable Knowledge / Spelling and Punctuation in Turkish / Root and Attachments / Sentence Knowledge Expression Disorders
Course Code and Name SSP100 Social Responisbilty Project
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description With this course, our students will be able to participate effectively in various social welfare organizations and meet people from different segments of the society and from different income groups (women, elderly and children), and to help them become more sensitive and responsible individuals in the society through various projects.
Course Code and Name ING 101 English I
Local Credits / Ects 4/5
Course Description The main objective of the English I course is to provide the student with a foreign language background. In this course, students acquire basic grammar knowledge of English. In these courses, where systematic foreign language education is given, students’ speaking, writing, reading and listening skills are developed. In order to improve students’ knowledge of English, these courses are designed to provide students with the foundation of a foreign language to understand academic texts as well as the foreign language they can use in their daily lives
Course Code and Name PSK111 Social Psychology I
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description What is Social Psychology? / Research Methods in Social Psychology / Social Cognition Attribution Theories / Social Impact and Compliance / Acceptance and Obedience / Attitudes / Persuasion and Attitude Change / Group Theories I / Group Theories II / Intergroup Relations I / Intergroup Relations II

1. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name ING102 English II
Local Credits / Ects 4/5
Course Description This course is a continuation of English I and includes pre-intermediate subjects at intermediate level. While focusing on grammatical structures, the development of all language skills in various ways is encouraged. Exercises focus on listening, verbal communication or reading comprehension skills or a combination of these.
Course Code and Name TUR 102 Turkish Language and Literature II
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description Letter types, features and rules / Examples / Characteristics of article type, rules and examples / Writing rules and examples of jokes with ideas / examples / Using bibliography / How to write biography, what is the place in literature? / What should be considered in the travel article? / Place of memories in literature and writing rules / Essays and differences from other genres / Book and journal review / Conference / Open Session / Panel / Panel preparation, implementation and conclusion / Symposium / Debate: Rules and results.
Course Code and Name AİİT 102 Principles of Atatürk and History of Reforms-II
Local Credits / Ects 2/2
Course Description The Opening of the Parliament and the Acceptance of the National Pact / Occupation of Istanbul / T.B.M.M. Opening / Sevres Peace Treaty / Independence Courts / National Struggle Movement After 23 April 1920 / Eastern Front Operation / I.Inönü Victory / Adoption of the First Constitution / II. İnönü Victory / Kütahya-Eskişehir War / Sakarya Battle / Ankara Treaty / Great Offensive / Abolition of Sultanate / Mudanya Armistice / Lausanne Treaty / Declaration of the Republic / Abolition of the Caliphate / 1924 Constitution / Revolutions Made after the Announcement of the Republic Transition Trials / Turkish Foreign Policy in 1923-1930 Period / Turkish Foreign Policy Between 1930-1938 / Explanation of Atatürk ‘s Principles.
Course Code and Name IST 102 Statistics II
Local Credits / Ects 3/6
Course Description Parametric tests, variance analysis, regression analysis and non-parametric tests.
Course Code and Name PSK114 Interpoersonal Communication Skills
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description This course aims to address the major theories and techniques of interpersonal communication. Interpersonal communication principles, factors impacting interpersonal communication, verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, questioning, reflection, self-disclosure, negotiation, persuasion, conflict resolution, assertiveness, emotions and communication, culture, gender and communication are some of the topics to be covered in this course.
Course Code and Name PSK112 Social Psychology II
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Social Psychology and Research Methods / Social Perception and Social Cognition / Attitudes and Theoretical Approaches to Attitude Change / Psychological Processes Affecting Social Behavior / Social Impact and Compliance / Group Dynamics / Leadership / Roles / Social Learning / Interpersonal Relations.
Course Code and Name PSK102 İntroduction to Psychology II
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Cognition / Motivation / Developmental Theories / Theories of Personality and Personality / Abnormal Psychology / Psychotherapy Methods / Social Psychology
Course Code and Name PSK010 Brand Development
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Definition of Brand, Importance of Competition and Branding / Benefits of the Brand in terms of Companies, Consumers, Intermediaries and Society / Brand Creation and Quality for Competition, Quality Improvement Activities / The Place and Importance of Brand in Our Daily Life, Brand Success Conditions and Importance of Effective Brand / Brand Image and Sales / Basic Approaches to be Used in Positioning Strategy / Positioning as Market Leader, Positioning According to Market Leader / Developing New Product, Managing Product Lines and Brands and Product Line Decisions / Using the Image of the Producer Enterprise or Expanding the Production Branch / New Rules of Brand Management / Brand Encountered in Mature Markets Difficulties / Changing Product Usage, Making Image Changes

3. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name PSK229 Resoruce Research and Report Writing
Local Credits / Ects 2/4
Course Description Science / Types of Knowledge / Characteristics of Scientific Knowledge / Scientific Method / Scientific Research / Ethics of Scientific Research and Publication / Stages of Scientific Research Process / Literature Review / Types of Scientific Articles / Evaluation, Summarizing and Interpreting of Literature / Reporting Empirical Research and Review Articles / proper text, references according to APA style.
Course Code and Name PSK203 Developmental Psychology I
Local Credits / Ects 3/6
Course Description Related to Development Concepts and Principles / Theories of Development / Developmental Stages / Physical, Cognitive, Personality and Moral Development of child / Parents – Child Interaction / Adolescence Basic Characteristics of  Adolescence / Physical, Cognitive, Personality and Moral development of adeolesnce / Adolescence Problems and Ways of Coping with them / Properties of Adulthood Period/ Features of old age
Course Code and Name PSK225 Physiological Psychology
Local Credits / Ects 3/6
Course Description Neuroscience / Nervous System / Psychopharmacology / Research Methods and Strategies in Physiological Psychology / Senses / Sleep and Biological Rhythm / Emotions / Learning and Memory / Neurological Disorders / Schizophrenia, Affective Disorders / Autism / Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder
Course Code and Name PSK207 Personality Theories  I
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Basic Concepts of personality / Personality Development / Compliance And Mental Health / Personality Characteristics and Comparison of Theory / Theory of Personality Application to be associated with the site.
Course Code and Name PSK231 Health Psychology (Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic Concepts and Models of Health Psychology / Illness /adaptation to illness, health related quality of life / stress and coping / Social Support Processes /  health behaviors and basic research methods that widely applied in health psychology
Course Code and Name İNG201 English III(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description This course aims to increase student’s efficiency in their academic work by teaching the necessary skills required for successful academic study, to develop students’  proficiency in spoken English and to equip them with the specific terminology of their chosen field of study.
Course Code and Name PSK223 Leadership Psychology (Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Functions of leader, features, functions and basic concepts / Leadership approaches / leadership for the Social Identity Theory /  Leadership Styles / Emotional intelligence and leadership / Leading biographies: Malcolm X, Mahatma Gandhi
Course Code and Name PSK221 Presentation Techniques(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Effective Communication Skills / Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Rules / Effective Presentation Skills / Training Making Skills / Group Managing Skills
Course Code and Name PSK219 Special Training(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Description Of Special Training / Basic Principles Of Special Education / / Abstacle Related Historical Approach / Language And Communication Disorders / Enduring Illness / Special Learning Disabilities / Attention Deficit And Hyperactivity Disorder / Autism / Gifted Childiren / Education Of Disabled Childiren
Course Code and Name SBU207 Human Rights (Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Concept of Human Rights / Historical Development / Evolution of International Human Rights Regime / Human Rights  in the Contemporary World Politics / Courts of Human Rights
Course Code and Name PSK217 Introduction to Philosophy(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Human Knowledge And Ways Of Thinking / Information / Learning / Thinking / Dogmatic Information / Skepticism / Scholastic And Critical Thinking / Positivism / Information Source Of Konowledge  / Rationalism / Empiricism / Pragmatism / Aesthetics / Epistemology / Ontology / Philosophy Of Ethics,
Course Code and Name PSK215 Introduction to Sociology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Relationship between the individual and the society, society, social behavior and social relations, relationship of sociology with other social sciences, culture, gender sociology and media relations
Course Code and Name PSK213 Educational Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description In Educational Environments Information / Training Effectiveness of Intervention / of education Psychology / Social Psychological Study of School / where students learn and arrival / Educational Philosophies that Direction.

4. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name PSK202 Applied Statistics
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Analysis of Variance Input / f distribution / Sum of Squares / Two Variable Randomized Group Pattern / Three Variables randomized groups Pattern / randomized groups Patterns The Mean Between Significance Tests / subjects Learning Patterns (randomized block designs) / Mixed Patterns / Covariance Analysis / Principal components analysis / factor Analysis / Discriminant Analysis / Multi-dimensional Scaling / Clustering Analysis / Logistics Regression / Computer applications will be discussed
Course Code and Name PSK204 Developmental Psychology II
Local Credits / Ects 3/6
Course Description Adult / Aging / Recognition Concepts of Death / Theories of Personality Development in Adulthood / Old Age and Death
Course Code and Name PSK230 Cognitive Psychology
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Critical Theory and Concepts underlying Cognitive Processes / Information Processing Model / Information Processing Structure and Processes / Pattern Recognition / Attention / Memory / Retrieval and Coding / Decision Making and Problem Solving / Learning / Language / Excitement / Motivation Processes
Course Code and Name PSK208 Personality Theroies II
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description The aim of this course is to increase knowledge and skills about basic theories and applications in personality psychology. Feature Approach / Biological Approach to Personality / Humanistic Approach / Behavioral Approach / Cognitive Approach
Course Code and Name İNG202 English IV(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description This course aims to increase student’s efficiency in their academic work by teaching the necessary skills required for successful academic study, to develop students’  proficiency in spoken English and to equip them with the specific terminology of their chosen field of study.
Course Code and Name PSK226 Philosophical Foundations of Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Philosophical trends affecting the psychology will be studied starting from Ancient Greek philosophy up to the existentialist philosophy that marked the 20th century.
Course Code and Name PSK222 Psychology of Learning(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basic Concepts of Learning  /Habituation / Desensition / Pavlovian Conditioning / Extinction / Operant Conditioning, Social Learning Theory / İnformation Processing Model / Gestalt And Humanist Approaches.
Course Code and Name PSK220 Sport Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description What is Sport Psychology? Functions Of Sports Psychologist / Psychoanalytic  Theory / Defense Mechanisms /Stress /Adolescence And Youth Period, Self-Awareness /Personality / Personality And Fitness / Sport Motivation, Peroformans / Talent Selection, Training, Competition  / Group And Integrity / Leadership Performance Obstacles, Sports /Psychological Aspects Preparation / Sports And Aggression / Sport And Society
Course Code and Name PSK216 Traffic Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The historical development of traffic psychology, the traffic behavior of drivers, driver assesment methods, driver skills.
Course Code and Name PSK214 Behavioral Disorders (Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Definition And Causes Of Behavioral Disorders According To Different Theories / Behavioral Disorders According To DSM Diagnostic Criteria  And Intervention Techniques
Course Code and Name PSK212 Psychology of Perception (Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Understanding the Brain And Environment Interaction / Definition  of Sense and Perception / Differences And Relations Between Sense and Perception / Sensory System Basic combined and Functions / Perception Theory / Vision Sense and Visual Perception / Sense of Hearing and Auditory Perception / Sense of Smell and Taste with Perception
Course Code and Name PSK210 Non-Testing Techniques(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The basic concepts and principles of recognation individual / use of non-test techniques / individual differences / characteristics of individuals / individuals psychological aptitudes, interests, values​​, personality traits, understanding the concepts of socio-economic characteristics

5. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name PSK301 Psychotherapy Approaches I
Local Credits / Ects 4/5
Course Description How Psychology Theories explain abnormal / Therapeutic Relationships Transferring Features and Techniques / psychotherapeutic theory that the Psychopathology How Conceptualization / Psychoanalytic Therapy / Adler Therapy / Existential Therapy / Person-Centered Therapy / Gestalt Therapy
Course Code and Name PSK303 Psychological Tests
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description This course surveys the basic features of child and adult psychological assessment and assesment tools most frequently used. Ethical principles in the use of these tests, factors that may influence test results and reporting of the results of the assessment are some of the topics that will be covered in this course
Course Code and Name PSK305 Psychopathology I
Local Credits / Ects 3/6
Course Description Definition of Normal and Abnormal / Classification of Psychological Disorders / Symptoms and Features / History of Psychopathology / Psychological Treatment Approaches / Neuroses and psychoses / Anxiety / Mood Disorders / Eating Disorders / Substance Abuse
Course Code and Name SOS301 Research Methods in Social Science
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Basics of a scientific research, principles, content and academic writing rules, conduct a research application.
Course Code and Name PSK333 Advanced Readings(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The aim of this course is to develop psychology students’ ability to read and understand and critically review articles in national and international refereed journals related to their professional fields. Review of journal types How can we determine the quality standards of a journal? Examination of Turkish and English journal types according to the specialties of psychology. Article types and format of articles. Issues that should be in an article. Turkish and English article examples. Analyzing the theoretical basis of the article. Analysis of the method part of the article. Analysis of the findings part of the article. Analysis of the discussion part of the article. Reading and analyzing articles in different subfields of psychology are the content of the course.
Course Code and Name PSK331 Professional English I(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description It includes the practice of gaining vocabulary, reading, comprehension and translation in related fields in the main fields of psychology.
Course Code and Name İNG301 English V(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description This course aims to increase student’s efficiency in their academic work by teaching the necessary skills required for successful academic study, to develop students’  proficiency in spoken English and to equip them with the specific terminology of their chosen field of study.
Course Code and Name PSK327  Industrial and Organizational Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description This course examines application of psychology to organizations and workplaces. Topics covered include personnel psychology, performance evaluation, motivation and job satisfaction, organizational behavior, leadership and management, emotinal intelligence, personality etc
Course Code and Name PSK329 Introduction to Clinical Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Professional practice in clinical psychology, ethical rules, psychological evaluation, case formulation and psychotherapy theories are the content of the course
Course Code and Name PSK325 Psychology of Close Relationships(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description In this course, the definition, initiation, maintenance and deterioration of close relationships will be discussed. In addition, the intercultural validity of the approaches of close relations will be examined through various discussions and student presentations.
Course Code and Name PSK321 Motivation and Excitement (Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Definition of Motivation / Motivation Theories / instinct / impulse / Needs / Motivation and Perception / Attribution Theory / Social Motivation / Hip and Learning Process
Course Code and Name PSK319 Children and Justice(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Childhood and Children’s Definition / Antisocial Behavior Concepts and Scope / criminal behavior / Juvenile Justice System / Theoretical Approaches / Legislation and International Documents / Ecosystem Perspective and Empowerment Approach in terms of Juvenile Delinquency / Treatment Models / Team Work
Course Code and Name PSK317 Introduction to Anthropology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Human Biological Structure / Group Relations / Culture And The Evolution of Humanity / Human Species Relations with Technical and nature / Production Models / Social Organizations
Course Code and Name PSK315 Atypical Child Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Autism / Mentally Retarded Children / Hyperactivity and Attention Deficit / Learning Disorder / Gifted Children / Cerabral Palsyl Children / Diagnostic Criteria and Psychological Characteristics / Importance of the  Development Psychological Support / Family Counseling / Education and Family
Course Code and Name PSK313 Life Cycle and Adjustment Issues(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Infancy Period / Childhood / Adolescence / Young Adulthood / Middle Age and Old Age / Adjustment Problems /  Ways of Coping With Adjustment Problems.

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Course Code and Name PSK301 Psychotherapy Approaches II
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Basic Psychotherapy Methods / Theory And Guidelines / Behavioral Therapy / Rational Emotif Therapy / Cognitive Therapy / Problem Solving Therapy / Transactional Analysis / Application Examples / Couple Therapy / Psychodrama / Family Therapy
Course Code and Name PSK310 Family Psychology
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Definition of Family and  Family Structure / Fundamental Principles of Family Systems/  Interaction of Family systems / Basic Approaches of Family Therapy  / Personal and Interpersonal Processes of Family/ Psychological Aspects of Family / Parenting / Sexual Function, Adjustment Disorder / Early marriage/divorce.
Course Code and Name PSK306 Psychopathology II
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Somatoform Disorders / Dissociative Disorders / Sexual Dysfunction / Personality Disorders / Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders Properties / Psychological Treatment Ways / / Techniques that can be applied
Course Code and Name PSK308 İnterview Techniques
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Basic Interviewing Skills in Clinical Psychology  / Theoretical Knowledge / Process / Content / Attention Routing / Basic Dimensions of Listening /Concept of Respect in  Interview Process / Sincerity / empathy / Tangibility / Advanced Level of Empathy / Importing Process and Content of İnterview
Course Code and Name PSK314 Social Anthropology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Etymology Of Anthropology / Definition and History / Relations with Other Disciplines / in science and Main Schools / Basic Works Area of Major Anthropologists in Turkey / Anthropology Basic Theories and Paradigms in the Context Several Human Communities Across the Cultural Discussion of similarities and Differences
Course Code and Name PSK316 Biological Psychology (Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Biological Bases of Behavior f / Endocrine System / Nervous System / Brain Development and Flexibility / Sensory Systems / Body Movements and Rhythms / Internal Regulations of body / Reproductive Behaviour / Biological Structures and Operating Principles of  Psychological Concepts as Thrills, learning, memory and language
Course Code and Name PSK318 Cross Cultural Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Importance of studyon on  Cultural Psychology / Definitions of Different Cultures / Intercultural and Cultural Psychology Separation / Research Methods / Individuals and Culture / Examples of different Intercultural Studies / – Relations of Culture and Self  / Local Psychology / Different Cultures effects on Gender Roles .
Course Code and Name PSK322 Neuropsychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Language / Perception / Memory / Excitement / Brain and Processing Disorders Diagnosis, Diagnostic Methods with Rehabilitation of this disorder.
Course Code and Name PSK324  Projective Testing(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The projective method in clinical practice, presentation of test material, codification and interpretation of the test protocoles through case studies
Course Code and Name PSK326 Child Psycgology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Child’s physical development / Cognitive development / Psychosexual development / Child psychosocial development / Morale development and education  / Academic development / Positive discipline at home / How to answer difficult questions?
Course Code and Name PSK332 Forensic Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The aim of this course is to inform students about the basic concepts and research methodology of forensic psychology. Crime and criminal behavior, history of the concept of crime, crime prone personality characteristics, diminished responsibility and its measurement, competency to stand trial, substance use and crime, mental disorders and crime, biological and sociological factors involved in criminal behavior are some of the topics covered in this course.
Course Code and Name PSK330 Psychology and Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/5
Course Description Childhood and adolescent psychopathology is handled in a broad way. Children and adolescents with mood disorders, pervasive developmental disorders, mental retardation, learning disabilities, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, etiology, diagnosis and treatment, psychotherapy methods used to create course content.
Course Code and Name İNG302 English VI(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description This course aims to increase student’s efficiency in their academic work by teaching the necessary skills required for successful academic study, to develop students’  proficiency in spoken English and to equip them with the specific terminology of their chosen field of study.
Course Code and Name PSK338 Positive Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Introduction to Positive Psychology / Historical and Methodological Perspective of Positive Psychology / / Mental Health / Subjective Goodness and Happiness / Control and Wise Awareness / Authenticity and Seeking to Be Unique / The Effect of Relationships and Affinity / Forgiveness and Empathy / Positive Psychology for Children / Good Aging / Business Positive Psychology / Multicultural Context in Life
Course Code and Name PSK334 Professional English II(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description It includes the practice of gaining vocabulary, reading, comprehension and translation in related fields in the main fields of psychology.
Course Code and Name PSK336 Advanced Readings II(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The aim of this course is to develop psychology students’ ability to read and understand and critically review articles in national and international refereed journals related to their professional fields. Review of journal types How can we determine the quality standards of a journal? Examination of Turkish and English journal types according to the specialties of psychology. Article types and format of articles. Issues that should be in an article. Turkish and English article examples. Analyzing the theoretical basis of the article. Analysis of the method part of the article. Analysis of the findings part of the article. Analysis of the discussion part of the article. Reading and analyzing articles in different subfields of psychology are the content of the course.

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Course Code and Name PSK401 Individual interviews App
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description İnterviewing using basic therapeutic skills and techniques under the supervision.
Course Code and Name PSK403 Current Research in Psychology
Local Credits / Ects 3/4
Course Description Tracking of Scientific Publications Current Studies made in Psychology/ Discussion of this study / Writing a review finally of coure
Course Code and Name PSK405  Psychological Support After Trauma
Local Credits / Ects 3/4
Course Description Giving information about the theoretical and practical infrastructure of techniques which can be used for  group and individual that exposure social or personal traumas to giving psychological support
Course Code and Name PSK407 Psychopharmachology
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Types of drugs used in mental health care, their effects on the nervous system and behavior, and their use in the treatment of psychopathology are the topics to be covered in this course.
Course Code and Name PSK411 Addiction(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Basics of addiction and introduces topics such as types of dependence, family and addiction, and supportive and treatment programs for people suffering from addictions
Course Code and Name PSK413 WISC-R Intelligence Test(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Commonly Used Intelligence Tests / Cognitive Tests Used İn The Files Of Psychology / Differences Between Objective And Projective Methods / Wechsler Children Intelligence Scale  / Contribution To Diagnosis / Evaluation Of SubTest
Course Code and Name PSK415 Group Dynamics and Conflict(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Assistance to Individuals in the group / What is it group / Group Types /  Psychological Support in a group / Group Rules / Group Process / Techniques and Termination /Doing Application to  have Awareness About Group Process
Course Code and Name PSK419 Topics in Developmental Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Parenting Styles / Attachment / Social Gender Development / Moral Development / Investigation of  Other Special Topics in Developmental Psychology
Course Code and Name PSK417 Experimental Approaches in Psychology (Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Learning, memory and language Subject Test in Determining Formal / Experimental Implementation and Results Reporting / Applied Do not Try It
Course Code and Name PSK423 Case Analysis (Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Psychopathological cases are examined in terms of different theoretical frameworks
Course Code and Name PSK 425 Personality Disorders(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Personality disorders / development of personality disorders and diagnostic criteria / approach / treatment and psychotherapy of different theoretical approaches to personality disorders
Course Code and Name PSK437 Professional English III(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description It includes the practice of gaining vocabulary, reading, comprehension and translation in related fields in the main fields of psychology.
Course Code and Name PSK435 Advanced Readings I(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The aim of this course is to develop psychology students’ ability to read and understand and critically review articles in national and international refereed journals related to their professional fields. Review of journal types How can we determine the quality standards of a journal? Examination of Turkish and English journal types according to the specialties of psychology. Article types and format of articles. Issues that should be in an article. Turkish and English article examples. Analyzing the theoretical basis of the article. Analysis of the method part of the article. Analysis of the findings part of the article. Analysis of the discussion part of the article. Reading and analyzing articles in different subfields of psychology are the content of the course.
Course Code and Name PSK427 Political Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Subject and features of the Political Psychology  /Theory of the Frankfurt School and the authoritarian personality / Cognitive Style Approaches / Schema Theory / Group Theory / Terror Management Theory / Public Opinion and Propaganda / Differences of Opinion and Political Ideologies
Course Code and Name İNG401 English VII(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description This course aims to increase student’s efficiency in their academic work by teaching the necessary skills required for successful academic study, to develop students’  proficiency in spoken English and to equip them with the specific terminology of their chosen field of study.

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Course Code and Name PSK402 Group Therapy
Local Credits / Ects 3/4
Course Description Basic Concepts and Principles of Group Therapy / Creating a gropup / Therapy Process / problems that may arise in therapy process and coping with this problem / Skills and Techniques  of Group Therapy / Group Stages / Leadership of group / Group Experience
Course Code and Name PSK404 Psychology Seminar
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Each week an experts  do an interactive presentation a new topic in the field of psychology to students
Course Code and Name PSK406 Ethics in Psychology
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description General Applied Psychology Basic Ethical Concepts in aplied psychology and communication/ Standards and Their Importance / Privacy Policy in interview proccess/ Borders / Applied Examples / Emerging Ethical Issues in Psychology Research
Course Code and Name PSK408 Graduation Project
Local Credits / Ects 3/5
Course Description Students prepare a graduation project on a topic of their choice and offer seminars this project.
Course Code and Name PSK412 Crisis Intervention and Support (Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Crisis Concept And Psycho- Biological Implications of the Crisis / Cultural Dimensions of Crisis / Psychological Intervention Techniques
Course Code and Name PSK414 Play Therapy (Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Meaning of  play in children life / Play therapy with Compatible and incompatible childiren /  Various Types of Play Thearpy and aplications / Play Therapist , Required Personality Traits / Role of Play Therapist in Therapy Practice
Course Code and Name PSK416 Personality Tests(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Commonly Used Personality Tests, assesments  and using areas
Course Code and Name PSK418  Introduction to Psychoanalysis(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The Birth of Psychoanalysis,  Investigation the Basic Concepts of  Psychoanalysis Process in particular Framework of Lacan and Freud
Course Code and Name PSK420 Psychotherapy Techniques(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Psychotherapy Definitions / Psychotherapy Approaches /  Professional Ethics in Psychotherapy
Course Code and Name PSK422 Personality Dynamics(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Attachment / Anxiety / Defense Mechanisms / Value / Judgment / Emotion / Interaction / Interpersonal Dynamics / Emotions / It Aims to Raise Students’ Awareness of Relational Context
Course Code and Name PSK424 Selected Topics in Political Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description This course focuses on the expert opinion and case studies of the major areas of application of Political Psychology.
Course Code and Name PSK426 Cyberpsychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The History of the Internet / The Impact of the Internet on Human Life / The Psychosocial Impact of the Internet on People / The Influence of the Internet on Family Relationships / The Influence of the Internet on Education / Social Media and Identity / The Internet Addiction / Cyber Bullying / The Future of the Relationship between the Internet and the Human.
Course Code and Name PSK430 Case Analysis II(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Psychopathological cases are examined in terms of different theoretical frameworks
Course Code and Name PSK436 Professional English IV(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description It includes the practice of gaining vocabulary, reading, comprehension and translation in related fields in the main fields of psychology.
Course Code and Name PSK428 Existential Psychology(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description Philosophical and theoretical basis of existentialist  psychotherapy / implementation / the basic principles of Existential  psychotherapy / existentialist philosophical currents and dimensions of clinical practice / phenomenology / existential psychotherapy techniques
Course Code and Name PSK438 Advanced Readings II(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description The aim of this course is to develop psychology students’ ability to read and understand and critically review articles in national and international refereed journals related to their professional fields. Review of journal types How can we determine the quality standards of a journal? Examination of Turkish and English journal types according to the specialties of psychology. Article types and format of articles. Issues that should be in an article. Turkish and English article examples. Analyzing the theoretical basis of the article. Analysis of the method part of the article. Analysis of the findings part of the article. Analysis of the discussion part of the article. Reading and analyzing articles in different subfields of psychology are the content of the course.
Course Code and Name ING 402 English VIII(Elective)
Local Credits / Ects 2/3
Course Description This course aims to increase student’s efficiency in their academic work by teaching the necessary skills required for successful academic study, to develop students’  proficiency in spoken English and to equip them with the specific terminology of their chosen field of study.