Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction To Psychology PDR 101 1 4 + 0 4 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi SÜMEYYE DERİN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi SÜMEYYE DERİN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective

To introduce the subjects and main problems of psychology.

Course Content

To introduce students the concepts, representatives and theories of psychology.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able to use the basic concepts of psychology Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam,
2 To be able to express the major psychologists and to comprehend main psychological approaches Lecture, Testing,
3 To describe the historical development of psychology. Lecture, Testing,
4 To evaluate the research methods in psychology. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
5 To define personality development. Lecture, Testing,
6 To discuss about behavior disorders. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is psychology?
2 Relation of psychology to the other sciences
3 Historical development of psychology
4 Research methods in psychology
5 Behaviour and its biological bases
6 Sense and perception
7 Process of learning
8 Process of learning
9 Midterm exam
10 Thought, language, concepts and problems
11 Personality development
12 Personality and personality theories
13 Behavior disorders
14 Psychotheraphy
Course Notes
Course Resources

Plotnik, Rod. (2009). Psikolojiye Giriş, (Çev. Tamer Geniş), Kaknüs Yayınları, İstanbul.

Atkinson, R. L., Atkinson, R. C, Smith, E. E., Bem, D. J., ve Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (2012). Psikolojiye Giriş (Çev. Yavuz Alogan). Ankara: Arkadaş Yayınları.

Atkinson, R., Hilgard E., (2015). Psikolojiye Giriş  (Çev. Öznur Öncül ve Deniz Ferhatoğlu). Ankara: Arkadaş Yayınları.

Cüceloğlu, D.(2003). İnsan Ve Davranışı. İstanbul: Remzi Kitapevi.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To acquire the skill of analytical and synthetic thinking, reading and acquainting, X
2 To be able to understand and judge the philosophical accumulations at local and universal level, X
3 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the philosophical problems in the sources that are constituted in the field of philosophy, X
4 To be able to connect the universal problems of philosophy with the local problems, X
5 To be able to interrogate the universal problems of mankind, to be able to examine the interrogations in this field, X
6 To be able to deal with the problems of such fields as science, culture and art in a philosophical way, to recognize those questions X
7 To be able to provide the usage of interdisciplinary knowledge for the common and local problems concerning science, religion and art, X
8 To be able to understand, to solve and when necessary to direct the particular problems, X
9 To be able to narrate in writing and in words in a systematic and consistent way the knowledge possessed and suggestions for the solutions of problems, X
12 To be able to attain and to use the knowledge about philosophy and history of science.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 13 2 26
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Assignment 2 4 8
Quiz 1 4 4
Final examination 1 4 4
Total Workload 110
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.4
dersAKTSKredisi 4