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Key Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze problems with the scientific method and appropriate scientific tools.
  • Think critically and creatively, ask questions, make comments using the knowledge and skills they have acquired.
  • Develop a positive attitude toward life-long education.
  • Use the library, scientific databases, internet and other sources effectively.
  • Have the skills to find out, analyze, evaluate, decide about, and apply the alternative solutions to problems.
  • Be open-minded to use knowledge stemming from different disciplines and/or areas of psychology.
  • Develop a positive attitude toward critical thinking.
  • Have advanced theoretical and applied knowledge of psychology supported by contemporary course material.
  • Have the necessary knowledge and skills to analyze and synthesize the main areas of psychology.
  • Be competent in English and Turkish.
  • Use effective methods to present, share and discuss scientific information.
  • Be able to write scientific papers by using international manuals such as APA.
  • Show courage and use the necessary skills to propose solutions to the problems of the world they live in.
  • Show courage and have necessary skills to propose solutions to the problems of their own life.
  • Have a positive attitude to statistics and be able to use common statistical software packages.
  • Be able to plan and conduct research independently.
  • Apply qualitative and/or quantitative methods depending on the nature and the scope of a given problem.
  • Know the research methods and statistical procedures used in behavioral sciences.
  • Use tools such as questionnaires, inventories, scales, and tests.
  • Apply psychological knowledge to other problem areas for community welfare.
  • Use theoretical and applied knowledge in accordance with ethical standards.