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Undergraduate Program

  • The ability to identify and explain the primary objectives of psychology and to demonstrate knowledge regarding four general domains of psychological theory (1-learning and cognition; 2- psychometrics; 3- biological bases of behavior and mental processes; 4- developmental psychology)
  • The ability to design and conduct empirical studies to address psychological questions using appropriate research methods.
  • The ability to use critical and creative thinking effectively and utilize scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.
  • The ability to identify appropriate applications of psychology (e.g., clinical, counseling, industrial/organizational, health, forensics, media) in solving problems (e.g. treatment of abnormal behavior, psychological tests and measurements, resolution of interpersonal and intercultural conflicts).
  • The ability to demonstrate information competence and computer skills for many purposes (e.g. keep up with scientific literature of psychology, use appropriate software to produce understandable psychological reports),
  • The ability to communicate effectively in various formats (e.g. writing skills, quantitative literacy, oral and interpersonal communication skills, teamwork skills),
  • The ability to recognize, understand and respect the complexity of socio-cultural and international diversity,
  • The ability to apply psychological principles to promote personal development,
  • The ability to value personal integrity, professional ethics, active citizenship and social responsibility.

İstanbul Kemerburgaz University Psychology graduates ,

  • Should demonstrate their knowledge regarding major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
  • Should demonstrate understanding of the four psychological theories (1. Learning and cognition; 2. Psychometrics; 3. Biological foundations of behaviors and mental processes; 4. Developmental psychology).
  • Should be able to apply the four psychological theories to personal, social and organizational issues.
  • Should demonstrate their knowledge regarding different domains of psychology (clinical, counseling, industrial/organizational, health, forensic, media, etc.) and have the ability to create proper solutions to the problems related to these domains.
  • Should be able to use critical and creative thinking while analyzing a psychological environment.
  • Should be able to use appropriate research methods in psychology, such as defining appropriate research questions, selecting available resources to set their research design and effectively utilizing resources to collect and analyze data.
  • Should be able to use common computer technologies employed in psychology both in academic and professional settings.
  • Should have the ability to draw scientific conclusions and write a scientific report that is aligned with psychological ethical standards.
  • Should demonstrate awareness and understanding of ethical standards in psychology both in academic and professional settings.
  • Should be able to show awareness and respect to the international and cross cultural diversity both in academic and professional settings.
  • Should be able to communicate (written and oral format) with individuals both in academic and professional settings.
  • Should be able to recognize contributions of individuals from diverse backgrounds, and communicate effectively with these individuals by valuing the importance of teamwork and being a team member.
  • Should understand the importance of lifelong learning to maintain personal and professional development.
  • Should be able to act as an active citizen and have the sense of social responsibility in their personal or professional attempts.