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Guidance and Psychological Counselling
Qualification Awarded

Students are awarded with a First Cycle Degree in Guindance and Counseling upon successful completion of all the requirements in the curriculum programme and fulfilling all other requirements for graduation.

Level of Qualification

First Cycle Degree

Objectives

The basic aim of this programme is to grow up individuals who have self-confidence, who are at peace with oneself and the others, happy, adaptive and prodcutive. In one sense, self-actualized person.The aim of the program is to make counselor trainees gain general formation of Guidance and Psychological Counseling and to train counselors who e-work for education, health and industry facilities.

Specific Admission Requirements

Students' admission to higher education is based on a nation-wide Student Selection Examination (ÖSS). The examination is held once in a year and is administered by the Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM). Candidates gain access to institutions of higher education based on their composite scores consisting of the scores on the selection examination and their high school grade point averages.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

The students of our University have the right to request the recognition of their prior learning at different universities. For the recognition of their prior learning, they should submit their transcript and course contents to the relevant department in the first semester of their registration year.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The requirements for getting First Cycle Degree are to complete 240 credit hours and to fulfill all other requirements.

Profile of The Programme

Guidance and Psychological Counseling program started to provide education, with 40 students in 2009. There are one professor, three asisstant professor, and two research assistant at our program. We have totally 190  students that receive education in this department. We have two psychological counseling rooms. 

Program Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this program, the students will be able to;
 1-  Define concepts related with the field of guidance and counseling
 2-  Evaluate the nature, source, accuracy, limitations, reliability and validity of knowledge
 3-  Realize the methods used in scientific knowledge production
 4-  Comprehend developmental characteristics, learning process specific to life cycle and behavioral patterns in group.
 5-  Comprehend normal and abnormal behavior and dynamics of behaviors of person.
 6-  Recognize cultural and socio-economic characteristics of person and society.
 7-  Comprehend educational sysytem,educational program and the organizational structure of school.
 8-  Gain perspective of counseling theories and systems
 9-  Comprehend the importance of consultation and supervision in guidance and psychological counseling services.
 10-  Implement counseling skills, interventions and strategies while working with individual and group.
 11-  Develop psychological counseling and guidance intervention programs.
 12-  Recognize characteristics of individuals with special needs.
 13-  Use effectively data and communication technologies in order to increase the qualification of guidance and psychological counseling services and follow scientific development.
 14-  Use a foreign language in order to follow scientific development in guidance and psychological counseling field.
 15-  Present guidance and psychological counseling services in accord with ethical principles, rules and law.
 16-  Adopt counseling as a profession identity.
 17-  Provide services to individuals which facilitate self-knowledge and self-understanding.
 18-  Apply to individual assessment techniques for the purpose of effectively provide counseling and guidance services
 19-  Realize structure and place of Turkish Language in linguistic families on earth, distinction among dialect-accent- regional accent; understands usage of punctuation
 20-  Realize aspects of language, knows language-society language-culture relations, knows tecniques of reading and understanding
 21-  Identify historical roots of Turkish Revolution.
 22-  Claim consciously Ataturk's revolutions
 23-  Explain the basic statistic concepts
 24-  Order the data
Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Graduates can generally work in elemantary schools, high schools, universities and other health and industry facilities as counselor

Access to Further Studies

After completing the first cycle degree programme, it is possible to continue further studies in the second cycle degree programme that can last up to 2 years. The graduates are awarded as Master title. Successful second cycle degree holders can enlist to the third cycle degree programmes.

Examination Regulations, Assesment and Grading

Each student must attend the courses, applied studies, laboratories, projects, seminars, workshops, graduation projects and other studies of the semester she/he is enrolled for. For each course, one midterm is done at least. Examinations are conducted by the instructors teaching the courses. If a student does not take midterm exam, she/he takes FF. If a studenst does not fulfill the attendance obligation or she/he fails the application, she/he takes FE. The contribution of midterm on grade is 40 %, final exam's is 60 %. While students that take AA, BA, BB, CB and CC are successful, those took K, ED, EE, FE and FF are unsuccessful. Locations and dates of midterm and final exams will be announced fifteen days before by relevant unit.Students who have not attended at least 70 % of theoretical courses and 80 % of applied and laboratory studies are not allowed to take the final exam of those courses. A make-up exam is given to students with certified excuses accepted by the relevant executive board within make-up exams week after the final examinations are over.

Graduation Requirements

Guidance and Counseling majors are subject to the following sets of graduation requirements: 1. Requirements imposed upon all undergraduate students in the University 2. Requirements for all students in the Education Faculty. All of these will be satisfied by completing the requirements in a period of no more than 14 semesters, including semesters at other universities.

Mode of Study
Full - Time
ECTS Coordinator

Assist. Prof. Dr. Özlem TAGAY
e-posta:ozlemtagay@mehmetakif.edu.tr

Contact

Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Educational Science Department Guidance and Psychological Counseling.

Burdur/TURKEY







Course & Program Outcomes Matrix
Course Unit Title P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 P10 P11 P12 P13 P14 P15 P16 P17 P18 P19 P20 P21 P22 P23 P24
Principles and Methods of Teaching 3 2 3 4 4 4 2 2 1 4 3 2 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 2 3 2 2
account
Behavior Disorders 3 5 4 4 5 3 3 5 1 3 3 1 3 4 4 3
Classroom Management 2 2 1 3 3 3 2
Computer I 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 1 5 1 1 1
Computer II 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 5 1 3 1 3 2
Developmental Psychology (I) 1 1 5 1 3 4 1 1 1 5 2
Developmental Psychology II 3 3 5 4
Educational Management 3 1 3 4 2 3 5 4 2 1
Educational Philosphy 5 5 4 1 1
Elective I (Creative Drama) 5 4 2 2 2 5 1 4 1
Elective II (Preventive Counseling and Guidance) 5 3 3 4 4 4 1 3 3 3 4 2 3 1 4 4 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1
Elective III (Inclusive Education) 5 5 1 4 4 2 4 1 3 3 5 3 4 4 1 4 4 4 5 5 3 5
Elective IV (Sexual Health Education) 5 5 1 2 2 2 4 4 4 2
Elective V (Counseling and Guidance in Child and Adolescent) 5 4 3 5 5 1 1 4 5 1 4 5 3 2 3 5 1 4
Elective VI (Consultation/ Advisory) 4 1 1 3 1 2 2 1 5 4 2 2 2 4 2 4
Elective VII (Contemporary Trends) 5 3 3 5 2 1 4 4 4
Foreign Language I 4 4 3 3 4 4 5 3 3 5 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 3 2 1 1
Foreign Language II 2 2 2 4 5 2 1 5
Group Counseling 5 5 4 5 2 4 4
Guidance and Counseling 3 4 4 4 4
Guidance and Counseling Field Working 5 1 1 2 3 5 4 3 2 4 5 5 5 5
Guidance and Counseling Seminar 5 5 5 3 3 4 4 1 1 1 1 4 3 3 5 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 1
Human Relations and Communication 4 5 5
Institution Experience 4 2 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 5 5 2 4
Introduction to Educational Sciences 2 5 5 2 2 5 5 2 4 4 2 3 4 1 3 2 3 3
Introduction to Philosphy 5 4 3 3 5 3 2 1 4 4 2 4 1 2 3 1
Introduction to Psychology 3 5 4 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2
Introduction to Sociology 3 5 5 5
Learning Disabilities 4 1 1 2 3 3 1 2 1 1 5 2 4 4 4
Learning Psychology 4 4 4
Life Periods and Adaptation Problems 3 3 3 5 3 1 1 4 3 2 2 4 4 3 4 1
Literature Review and Report Writing 5 4 4
Measurement and Evaluation 4 2 3 3 3 2 2 3 5 5
Non-Test Techniques 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 5
Observatıon in Schools 4 5 2 2 4
Personality Theories 5 3 3 4 5 4 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2
Physiological Psychology 3 5 5 4 3 1 3 4 3 2 3 2 5
Practicum of Individual Counseling 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 3
Practicum of Vocational Guidance and Counseling 5 2 3 4 5 5 5
Principles and Technigues of Counseling 5 2 3 2 2
Principles Of Ataturk And Recent Turkish History I 2 2 1 5 5
Principles Of Ataturk And Recent Turkish History II 2 2 4 5 5
Professional Ethic and Legal Subjects 4 3 3 1 1 1 5 3
Program Development in Guidance 5 2 1 3 5 2 1 5 4 5 2
Programme Development 1 5 5 2 3 4 5 4 1 4 2 4 4 1 1 4 3 3
Psychological Tests 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 3 3 3 3 3 3
Scientific Research Methods 3 5 5 1 1 2 5 5 4 2 4 4
Service Practise to Society 3 2 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 2
Social Anthropology 4 4 5 4 5 2 1 1 3 2 1 4 2 1 1
Social Psychology 2 4 5 3 2 3 5 1 3 1 3
Special Education 4 4 4 5 5 3 2 5 5 5 3 5 5 3 4 5 5 5 4 4 4 5 4 4
Statistics - I 5 5 5 5
Statistics - II 4 3 1 1 2 4 3 5 5
Theories of Counseling 5 4 2 5 2 2 1 2 5 2
Turk Educational History 2 3 1 4 5 2 1 1
Turkish I : Written Expression 1 1 1 3 1 3 5 1 2 5 5 1 3
Turkish II: Verbal Expression 3 3 1 1 3 1 1 3 2 2 5 5 2 2
Vocational Guidance-Counseling 4 4 2 2 3 4 4 5 4
Evaluation Questionnaires
 THE OVERALL EVALUATION OF THE COURSE V. Good Good Average Poor V. Poor No Idea
 1. Stating the content and objectives at the beginning of the course
 2. Supplementing the course with current issues
 3. The clarity of the exam questions and their appropriateness to the course
 4. The contribution of the course to your knowledge and skills
 5. Access to the course sources
 6. The relativeness of the course compared to the other courses in the department
 7. The selection of the sources according to the objectives of the course
 8. The contribution of the assignments to the course
 
 THE EVALUATION OF THE INSTRUCTOR Very Good Good Average Poor Very Poor No Idea
 1. The way the instructor handles the course
 2. The instructor's competence in answering the questions in the class
 3. The instructor's encouragement to take part in the class by allowing different ideas and comments
 4. The instructor's preparation for the class
 5. The efficient use of class time
 6. The instructor's in-class management
 7. The instructor's objective evaluation of the exams and assignments
 8. The instructor's punctual and regular attendance
 9. The instructor's rapport with the students
 10. The availability of the instructor’s time except for the class time and the sufficiency of the time s/he allocates to you
 
 LEVEL OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF COURSE OUTCOMES TO PROGRAMME COMPETENCIES 5 4 3 2 1 X
Graduates who successfully complete this program;
 1. have high level information and skills supported by the course books that include the most recent information, application equipment and other scientific sources related to education technologies, teaching profession, general information and basic sciences; use these informations and skills in daily life and in jobs,
 2. examine and evaluate concepts about education technology and teaching profession, ideas and data with scientific methods; diagnose, analyze and discuss complicated problems and subjects; develop suggestions based on scientific discoveries and evidences,
 3. inform the audiences who are not expert and do not have information about education technology and teaching profession; express related ideas about these problems and solutions with written and oral,
 4. have learning to learn, self control, critical thinking, creative thinking skills and perform independent studies related to study field,
 5. get responsibilities and try to produce solutions when faced with unexpected and complicated cases in applications of education technologies and teaching professions,
 6. know students’ interests, wishes and needs; know social, cultural and economic properties of families and environment; plan, apply and manage learning and teaching process suitable for these properties; get students active participation in learning process,
 7. know information about education technologies and teaching professions and comprehend adequately; have information about foreign language in level of communicating with professional colleagues,
 8. have information about computer software and hardware in level of teaching computer and information and communication technologies courses and supporting other teachers; use information and communication technologies,
 9. consider social, scientific and ethic values in levels of gathering data, analyzing, interpreting, announcing when doing teaching professions or working in private sector, being researcher or source of data,
 10. continuously try to develop with doing self assessment; be on new information and ideas ; play affective role in developing of themselves and their intuition; know and behave according to the laws about their job, main values and principles, know the rights about job security and social security; have conscious about protecting social values and environment,
 11. evaluate students’ improvement and learning, get students to evaluate themselves and other students; use the results of evaluation for better instruction; share the results with student, family, managers and teachers.

 WORKLOAD DETERMINATION - ECTS
 1. Your percentage of attendance
 2. Did you do any preparations for this course? (except some activites like quiz, homework, labs,mid-term exams, final exams)

    

a. If yes, preparation time per week (hour)

 3. Did you do any assignments as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the assignments done

b. Average time spent in preparing the assignment (hour)

 4. Did you prepare any presentations or seminars as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the presentation/seminar done

b. Average time spent in preparing each presentation/seminar (hour)

 5. Did you take a midterm exam in this course?

    

a. If yes,number of the mid-term exams you done

b. The average time you spent on preparing for each mid-term exam (hour)

 6. Did you make any projects as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the projects done

b. The average time you spent on doing each project (hour)

 7. Did you attend any laboratory work as a part of this course?

    

a.If yes, number of the laboratory works you attended

b.The average time you spent on each work (hour)

 8. Did you attend any field surveys as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of field surveys you attended

b. If yes, the average time you spent on each survey (hour)

 9. Did you take the final exam of this course?

    

a. If yes, the average time you spent on the final exam (hour)

 

  1st  Year (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  1209170 Turkish I : Written Expression Required 2 2
  1209150 Computer I Required 3 4
  1209103 Social Anthropology Required 3 4
  1209101 Introduction to Psychology Required 3 4
  1209160 Principles Of Ataturk And Recent Turkish History I Required 2 2
  1209105 Introduction to Sociology Required 2 3
  1209117 Introduction to Educational Sciences Required 3 4
  1209180 Foreign Language I Required 3 3
  1209107 Introduction to Philosphy Required 3 4
    Total 24 30


  1st  Year (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  1217102 Physiological Psychology Required 3 4
  1209106 Literature Review and Report Writing Required 2 4
  1209250 Computer II Required 3 4
  260 Principles Of Ataturk And Recent Turkish History II Required 2 2
  1209104 Developmental Psychology (I) Required 3 4
  1209108 Educational Philosphy Required 2 4
  270 Turkish II: Verbal Expression Required 2 2
  1209280 Foreign Language II Required 3 3
  1209110 Turk Educational History Required 2 3
    Total 22 30
    Annual Total : 46 60


  2nd  Year (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  1209213 Observatıon in Schools Required 3 4
  1209207 Special Education Required 3 4
  1209203 Statistics - I Required 3 5
  1209209 Measurement and Evaluation Required 3 4
  1209211 Developmental Psychology II Required 3 4
  1209201 Guidance and Counseling Required 3 5
  1209205 Principles and Methods of Teaching Required 3 4
    Total 21 30


  2nd  Year (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  1209202 Non-Test Techniques Required 3 5
  1209208 Social Psychology Required 3 4
  1209214 Classroom Management Required 2 4
  1209206 Statistics - II Required 3 5
  1209210 Learning Psychology Required 3 4
  1209204 Human Relations and Communication Required 3 4
  1209216 Programme Development Required 3 4
    Total 20 30
    Annual Total : 41 60


  3rd  Year (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  1209303 Life Periods and Adaptation Problems Required 3 5
  1209305 Personality Theories Required 3 6
  1209301 Principles and Technigues of Counseling Required 3 6
  1209307 Vocational Guidance-Counseling Required 3 5
  1209309 Elective I (Creative Drama) Elective 3 4
  17311 Elective II (Preventive Counseling and Guidance) Elective 3 4
    Total 18 30


  3rd  Year (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  1209302 Practicum of Vocational Guidance and Counseling Required 3 5
  1209308 Theories of Counseling Required 3 5
  1209304 Program Development in Guidance Required 3 4
  1209310 Group Counseling Required 3 5
  1209306 Behavior Disorders Required 3 5
  1209312 Elective III (Inclusive Education) Elective 3 3
  1209314 Elective IV (Sexual Health Education) Elective 3 3
    Total 21 30
    Annual Total : 39 60


  4th  Year (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  1209401 Psychological Tests Required 3 5
  1209407 Scientific Research Methods Required 2 4
  1209411 Educational Management Required 3 4
  1209403 Practicum of Individual Counseling Required 3 5
  1209409 Service Practise to Society Required 2 4
  1209405 Learning Disabilities Required 3 5
  1209413 Elective V (Counseling and Guidance in Child and Adolescent) Elective 3 3
    Total 19 30


  4th  Year (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  1209406 Professional Ethic and Legal Subjects Required 2 4
  1209402 Guidance and Counseling Seminar Required 3 6
  1209408 Institution Experience Required 3 6
  1209404 Guidance and Counseling Field Working Required 3 6
  1209412 Elective VII (Contemporary Trends) Elective 3 4
  1209410 Elective VI (Consultation/ Advisory) Elective 3 4
    Total 17 30
    Annual Total : 36 60


* N.C.: National Credit


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