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
PSY1011 FUNDAMENTALS OF PSYCHOLOGY I 3 3 0 6.0
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
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PSY1012 FUNDAMENTALS OF PSYCHOLOGY II 3 3 0 6.0
PSY1020 ETHICS IN RESEARCH AND PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY 3 2 2 6.0
BA100 CAREER PLANNING 0 1 0 2.0
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
PSY2101 RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY 4 3 2 9.0
PSY2102 STATISTICS FOR PSYCHOLOGY 4 3 2 8.0
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
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE 1

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PSY2301 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 3 0 6.0
PSY2401 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 3 0 6.0
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
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE 1
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE 1

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PSY3101 TESTING &MEASUREMENT IN PSYCHOLOGY 4 3 2 8.0
PSY3501 PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 3 3 0 6.0
            FREE ELECTIVE
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE 2
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE 4

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            FREE ELECTIVE
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE 2
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE 3
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE 5

FOURTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PSY4090 SUMMER PRACTICE 0 0 4 10.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            FREE ELECTIVE

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

h/w = hours per week