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T.C. Istanbul ArelUniversity
Department of PsychologyCourse Content
6ING103 - English-I
English speaking, writing, listening and speaking practices and grammar knowledge.
6PSKTBA103 - Introduction to Phiosophy
Epistemology, ontology, philosophy of ethics, political philosophy and aesthetics.
6PSKMAU101 - Introduction to Psychology-I
Basic concepts, goals, methods and history of psychology, physiologic basis of psychology, sense and sensation, learning, memory, motivation and emotions, developmental psychology, social and cultural psychology.
6PSKTBA105 - Introduction to Sociology
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.
6UYDATA101 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Reforms-I
In this course, ideas and principles during the birth and development of modern Turkey are discussed.
6PSKTBA107 - Statistics-I
History and definition of statistics, arrangement of statistical data, measures of central tendency, central tendency measures, the correlation coefficients, probability theory, random variables, sampling and sampling estimates.
6UYDTDL101 - Turkish Language-I
World languages, historical periods of Turkish, phonetical and structural features of Turkish.
6ING104 - English-II
The development of English grammar, speaking, writing, listening and reading competencies.
6PSKTBA106 - History of Psychology
The roots of psychology in philosophy and biology, trends in psychological thinking and research bringing psychology to its main emphasis on the cooperation of experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience.
6PSKMAU102 - Introduction to Psychology-II
Basic knowledge of psychology, human behavior, mental processes and human devolepment.
6UYDATA102 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Reforms-II
Political reforms, legal reforms, educational and cultural reforms, economic reforms, social reforms, Atatürk’s principles, Atatürk’s foreign policy, Turkey in the World War II, Turkey between 1950- 1960.
6PSKTBA108 - Statistics-II
Parametric tests, variance analysis, regression analysis and non-parametric tests.
6PSKTBA109 - Theories of Personality-I
This course covers the definition, measurement and evaluation of personality and basic personality theories.
6UYDTDL102 - Turkish Language-II
Word groups, structure of sentences, sentence types, expression mistakes.
6PSKTBA211 - Developmental Psychology-I
Basic foundations and properties of developmental processes will be held within the scope of this course; corporal, sensory and cognitive changes since the prenatal period will also be examined.
6UYGOYT001 - English Reading and Writing Techniques
Reading activities, vocabulary building activities, practice on comprehension skills, sentence and paragraph writing activites
6UYDMSE001 - Professional Liability and Ethics
The course includes the definition, purpose, and principles of ethics , its relation to law, evaluation of the concepts of profession, institution and social responsibility, reasons for professional corruption and unethical behavior in professional life, their results and solutions.
6PSKMAU201 - Psychology of Learning
Basic concepts of learning, habituation, desensition, Pavlovian Conditioning and extinction, operant conditioning.
6PSKTBA203 - Research Methods-I
Basics of a scientific research, principles, content and writing rules.
6PSKTBA207 - Social Psychology-I
Individuals' behavior within the society, formation of feelings, thoughts and behaviors in a social environment and their change in the presence of others.
6PSKTBA212 - Theories of Personality-II
This course covers the examination of the theories of personality today.
6UYDBTK101 - Applications of Information Technologies
Basic concepts of computer, usage of internet, Windows 7, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint.
6UYDEDY001 - Critical Thinking, Creativity and Entrepreneurship
Contemporary theories and approaches about thinking towards induction and deduction methods, ways of critical assessment, ways of critical evaluation, the relationships between creativeness and innovation, the application of innovation and using innovation as a core competence for entrepreneurship are taught in this class.
6PSKTBA210 - Developmental Psychology-II
Basic concepts of developmental psychology, theoretical approaches to explain development of behavior, and finally basic knowledge about physical, cognitive and socio-emotional changes and characteristics specific to each life-cycle from adolescence to death are presented. Contemporary research findings and discussions based on mutual interaction among students environment is created and shared.
6MING01 - Professional Turkish
Advanced grammar practices, articles and essays on selective topics in psychology
6PSKMAU202 - Psychopathology
Psychodynamic, behavioral and cognitive theories of abnormal behavior.
6PSKTBA204 - Research Methods-II
Basics of a scientific research, principles, content and writing rules, conduct a research application.
6PSKTBA208 - Social Psychology-II
Discussion of the current, critical and alternative theoretical approaches in the field of socail psychology
Psychological disorders, goals and major therapies, therapists and therapeutic settings.
Pychodynamic psychology and techniques, transference, countertransference, defense, attachment.
Different theoretical approachs about close relationships.
Illness, adaptation to illness, health related quality of life, health behaviors and basic research methods that widely applied in health psychology.
The historical development of traffic psychology, the traffic behavior of drivers, driver assesment methods, driver skills.
The basic consepts of environmental psychology, environmental perception and cognition, personal distance, personality, territoriality, privacy.
Gender-related socio-psychological processes.
The basics assumptions of transactional analysis.
Analysis of various neural and statistical pattern recognition models, and their historical development and application.
Basic knowledge about the philosophers of language and their theories such as Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Derrida, and Saussure.
Basic knowledge of cognitive neuroscience, brain organisation, imaging techniques and other cognitive processes such as attention, executive processes and memory.
Basic concepts of sensation and perception, object, color, depth and speech perception.
The stages of inter personal relation.
Basic knowledge of evolutionary psychology, its roots in cognitive psychology and evolutunary biology and its contribution to language, social behavior and attachment theories.
Concepts are examined related to trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), other trauma-related disorders, effects of trauma on children and adolescents, disaster psychology, mourning, psycho-social response, psycho-education, effects of gender and culture on trauma-related responses.
Definition of psychoanalysis, study of the essential theorical approches and the basic concepts concerning the psychoanalytical method.
Behaviors which take place in work environment and psychological processes effecting them.
Ethical and legal issues (such as privacy, trust, professional and legal responsibility) in the practice of psychology profession and science.
The historical development and social importance of the concept of social awareness, theoretical and practical basis of socail awareness projects.
Values and personality, individualism-collectivism and values, values and development.
The cognitive, affective, social and other psychological features of gifted children, special needs and problems of the gifted children.
History of humanistic and existential thought and the philosophical foundations of humanistic psychology.
Human sexuality in terms of anatomical structures, sexual development, sexual identity and orientation, sexually transmitted diseases, safe sex practices and sexual disorders and paraphilias.
Basic concepts of forensic psychology, Forensic systems, concepts related with common law.
Social and psychological point of view to self and identity, self concept as an attitude and self-esteem concept.
Positive psychology concepts such as happiness, hope, optimism, emotional intelligence and coping.
The changes that occur due to old age, the social and emotional characteristics of geriatry and a general review of geriatry theories.
Historical considerations of personality disorders, theoretical models, assessment strategies, and intervention models.
The projective method in clinical practice, presentation of test material, codification and interpretation of the test protocoles through case studies.
Holistic approach to stress management and coping strategies.
The effects of substances, reflection to personality patterns and therapy techniques.
Understanding how psychology was understood in different ages, materyalism, new ways of psychology.
Basic knowledge about the philsophers of language and their theories such as Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Derrida, and Saussure.
The basic concepts about meaning of critical psychology, assumptions, issues and goals of critical psychology, critical psychology practices in various subareas of psychology, social constructionism.
Observation and interview techniques for children and adolescents, active listening, empathy, establishing positive interraction with kids, asking right questions etc. and gathering data in objective and sistematic way. Teaching the process of recording, combining, evaluating data in appropriate way and coming up with reliable results.
Sport psychology practice focuses predominantly on the achievement of peak performance states. The aim of this module is to reflect this trend, by addressing in detail the psychological theories and skills that apply to the promotion of peak performance within the framework of the cognitive-behavioral approach.
Psychopatology and REBT&CBT interventions. Historical backround of REBT. Application of ABCDEF model of REBT on some clinical cases. Changing dsyfunctional thoughts. Construct and teach clients how to have new adaptive thoughts, emotions and behaviors.
The main concepts of lacanian theory such as name of the father,
Oedipus, structure, real, imaginary, symbolique, the differences
between two structures (nevrosis and psychosis) will be presented to
The core studies of psychoanalytical psychopathology and
psychoanalytical theory are presented in main psychopathological
processes by examining historical cases like Anna O., Little Hans, Rat
Man, Dora, etc along with real patients and some famous movie
Core beliefs --> Intermediate beliefs (rules, attitudes, assumptions) --> Situation --> Automatic thoughts --> Reaction (emotional, behavioral, physiological).
The course provides a survey of the key areas of relevance in psychological assessment across a variety of settings. As an introduction to psychological assessment, the course tackles the fundamental goals and principles of psychological assessment in both applied and theoretical contexts.
Teach basic knowledge of cognitive neuroscience, brain organisation, imaging techniques and their usage on cognitive processes such as attention, executive processes and memory.
Examine the relationship between mentality and personality.
In this course first of all some topic such as measurement, measurement methods, developing scale will teach, and secondly measurement applications, their aims and principles in industrial organizational psychology will be discussed.
This course includes fundamental principles of drug use, drugs, side effects, drug use in specific age groups and drug use in pregnant women and nursing mothers.
Comprehend hypothesis testing, parametric and non-parametric statistical tests.
6PSKMAU303 - Clinical Psychology
Basic isues about clinical psychology, ethical isusses and application methods.
6PSKMAU301 - Experimental Psychology
Research fields in experimental psychology, experimental research designs and the stages of experimental research such as data collection, analysis and reporting the findings.
6PSKMAU305 - Physiological Psychology-I
Understanding clinical psychology, recognition of the human body and the nervous structure, contribution of the nervous system to human behaviour.
6PSKMAU302 - Child Psychopathology
Different approaches of the etiology and treatment of childhood psychopathologies, commonly encountered problems during childhood and adolescence: attention deficit hyper activity disorders, conduct disorder, learning disability, autism, anxiety disorders.
6SECMAU002 - Elective IV-V
The course consists of the knowledge about the basic disscussions on the fields of philosophy such as philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, and philosophy of science, which are, at the same time, important to the science of psychology.
6UYGIHK001 - Human Rights
Concept of human rights, principles of human rights, evolution of human rights, categories of human rights, laws and protection of human rights.
6PSKMAU304 - Interviewing and Observation in Clinical Psychology-I
The methodology of clinical psychology, clinical observation, clinical interviewing, psychological assesment, case study.
6PSKMAU306 - Physiological Psychology-II
Understand clinical psychology, recognition of the human body and the nervous structure, investigation of contribution of the nervous system to human behaviour.
6UYDSSU001 - Social Responsibility and Community Service
This course comprises fundamentals of social responsibility and basic information on the topics of social work of individuals, groups and businesses.
6SECMAU003 - Elective VI
Definition of psychoanalysis, study the essential theorical approches and the basic concepts concerning the psychoanalytical method.
6SECMAU004 - Elective VII-VIII
Teach therapy techniques for substance addiction.
6PSKMAU405 - Interviewing and Observation in Clinical Psychology-II
The methodology of clinical psychology, clinical observation, clinical interviewing, psychological assesment, investigation of case study through the various population and theorical approaches.
6PSKMAU403 - Research and Practice in Psychology I
Within the scope of this course, students are expected to learn the notions, principles and methods required to conduct a research in the field of psychology and to use this theoretical knowledge in application.
6BESYGS003 - Disaster Culture
Disasters and Turkey, legal regulations about disaster management, institutions about disaster management, disaster management and planning.
6SECMAU005 - Elective IX-X
6PSKMAU402 - Psychological Testing
Information about different psychological processes that can affect behavior and the applications of test development.
6PSKMAU404 - Research and Practice in Psychology II
6UYDYGS029 - Understanding Different Cultures
The consequences of oppression, prejudice, discrimination, and powerlessness for individuals, groups, and communities.
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