Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

General Information on Undergraduate Program

The Program 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 programs a minor degree in psychology; and finally, to offer courses to students of other programs 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
ENGL101 DEVELOPMENT OF READING AND WRITING SKILLS I 4 4 0 6.0
PSYC101 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY I 3 3 0 6.0
PSYC116 STATISTICS FOR PSYCHOLOGY I 4 3 2 7.0
GPC100 FIRST YEAR ON CAMPUS SEMINAR 1 0 2 0.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TUR101 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0
TUR201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 4 0 2.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
BIOL106 GENERAL BIOLOGY 3 3 0 5.0
BIO106 GENERAL BIOLOGY 3 3 0 5.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CNG100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECH. AND APPLICATIONS 0 2 0 1.0
ENGL102 DEVELOPMENT OF READING AND WRITING SKILLS II 4 4 0 6.0
PSYC102 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY II 3 3 0 6.0
PSYC113 RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY I 4 3 2 7.0
SOCL109 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3 3 0 5.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TUR102 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0
TUR202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 4 0 2.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ENGL211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 0 4.0
PSYC217 STATISTICS FOR PSYCHOLOGY II 4 3 2 7.0
PSYC221 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY I 4 4 0 6.0
PSYC251 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY I 3 3 0 6.0
PSYC281 EXP. PSYCHOLOGY I:LEARNING 3 3 0 6.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HST201 0 2 0 2.0
HST205 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
PSYC200 ETHICS IN RESEARCH AND PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY 2 2 0 5.0
PSYC214 RESEARCH METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY II 4 3 2 7.0
PSYC222 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY II 4 4 0 6.0
PSYC252 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY II 3 3 0 6.0
PSYC284 EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY II : COGNITION 3 3 0 6.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HST202 0 2 0 2.0
HST206 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
PSYC331 TESTING & MEAS. IN PSYCHOLOGY 4 3 2 8.0
PSYC335 INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY 4 3 2 8.0
PSYC340 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
ENGL311 ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS 3 3 0 4.0
PSYC342 PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 4 4 0 9.0
PSYC374 BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY 4 4 0 9.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

FORTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PSYC400 SUMMER PRACTICE 0 0 0 2.0
PSYC442 CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY 4 4 0 8.0
PSYC449 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY 3 3 0 8.0
            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
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week