Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

General Information on Undergraduate Program

The Department of Psychology has three main aims. First of all, to offer courses for the undergraduate and graduate programs in psychology; secondly, to offer students from other departments a minor degree in psychology; and finally, to offer courses to students of other departments to broaden their understanding of psychological phenomena.

Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
SOC109 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3 3 0 5.0
PSY101 INTRO.TO PSYCHOLOGY I 3 3 0 6.0
PSY113 RESEARCH METHODS 4 3 2 7.0
BIOL106 GENERAL BIOLOGY 3 3 0 5.0
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK101 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0
TURK105 TURKISH I 0 4 0 2.0
TURK201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PSY102 INTRO.TO PSYCHOLOGY II 3 3 0 6.0
PSY116 STATISTICS FOR PSYCHOLOGY I 4 3 2 7.0
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0
IS100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS 0 0 2 1.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK102 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0
TURK106 TURKISH II 0 4 0 2.0
TURK202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PSY217 STATISTICS FOR PSYCHOLOGY II 4 3 2 7.0
PSY221 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY I 4 4 0 6.0
PSY251 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY I 3 3 0 6.0
PSY281 EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY I: LEARNING 3 3 0 6.0
ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2201 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2205 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I 0 2 0 2.0

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PSY200 ETHICS IN RESEARCH AND PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY 2 2 0 5.0
PSY214 RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY 4 3 2 7.0
PSY222 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY II 4 4 0 6.0
PSY252 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY II 3 3 0 5.0
PSY284 EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY II:COGNITION 3 3 0 5.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2202 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2206 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II 0 2 0 2.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PSY300 SUMMER PRACTICE 0 0 4 1.0
PSY331 TESTING &MEASUREMENT IN PSYCHOLOGY 4 3 2 8.0
PSY335 INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY 4 3 2 8.0
PSY340 THEORIES OF PERSONALITY 4 4 0 8.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PSY342 PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 4 4 0 9.0
PSY374 BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY 4 4 0 9.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

FORTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PSY442 CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY 4 4 0 8.0
PSY449 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY 3 3 0 6.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            FREE ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week