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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY I PSK301 Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall) 3 + 0 4

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY3
SEMESTERFifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)-Fifth Term (Fall)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED4
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Associate Professor Okan Cem Çırakoğlu
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will gain knowledge on the historical roots of psychology.
2) Will understand the dynamics leading to the seperation of psychology from philosophy.
3) Will point out to the political, economical and scientific influences which helped shape the basic theoretical approaches in psychology.
4) Will learn about the modern theorie/approaches/perspectives in psychology and be able to discuss their historical roots.
5) Will learn about the development of psychology in Turkey and be able to speculate and discuss where it is evolving.
6) Will develop his/her personal synthesis and perspective to explain the dynamics of human behavior and specify the several historical and modern influences on his/her perspective.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Understanding Psychology?s History
2nd Week Society and Psychology?s History
3rd Week Early Psychological Knowledge
4th Week Psychological Knowledge in Ancient Greek, Mesopotamia, China and India
5th Week Psychology Between 15th Century and the End of 19th Century
6th Week Influential Philosophical Theories
7th Week History of Psychology in Laboratories
8th Week First Psychology Laboratories
9th Week Psychology at the Beginning of 20th Century
10th Week The Birth of Modern Psychological Approaches
11th Week Clinical Psychology at end of 19th and at the Beginning of 20th Century.
12th Week The Birth and Development of Behaviorist Approach
13th Week The Birth and Development of Psychodynamic Approach
14th Week General Evaluation and Closing
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGShiraev, E. (2015). A history of psychology: A global perspective (2nd ed.). Los Angeles: Sage Publications.
Greenwood, J. D. (2009). A conceptual history of psychology. Boston: McGraw Hill.
Schultz, D. P., and Schultz, E. S. (2008). Modern history of psychology (9 th Ed.). USA: Thomson Learning.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term150
Total(%)50
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)50
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)50
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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