Psychology is an applied science to study the behavior and mental processes based on the scientific findings. Considering the natural demands of human beings, psychology has become popular among various disciplines and it is welcomed as one of the most popular disciplines of humanities.
This discipline started as of October 2014 by admitting students at Bachelor’s degree level, and became popular among the university professors and researchers within the past years by organizing practical psychology courses and presenting practical academic procedures.
It is necessary to inform the interested students that in consideration of the approvals made by the psychology taskforce, humanities development and promotion council, supreme council of higher education, specialized psychology committee, and higher education planning council, the discipline of psychology in the Bachelor’s degree program is merely presented as Psychology without former majors (General, Clinical, Industrial and Organizational, Counseling and Exceptional Children) and that the former majors will be presented with some of the newly established majors only at higher levels (Master’s degree and Ph.D. levels).
Duration of Bachelor’s degree is 4 years. Education system is a credit-based system and all theoretical and practical courses are presented within maximum 8 academic semesters.
The basic condition for living with comfort, joy and progress is to enjoy mental and social health and security. Counseling is an applied interdisciplinary knowledge and it has been launched at Bachelor’s degree level by using various sciences of humanities aiming at helping people to prevent behavioral complications and development of innate human talents. The goal of its establishment is to train specialists and experts who can undertake guidance and counseling at schools, education counseling centers, healthcare clinics, universities, etc. Graduates of counseling will provide the means of materialization of the goals for establishment of this field through identification of clients at various centers and provision of urgent assistances to solve their livelihood, educational, occupational, family, mental, emotional, communication and ethical problems and complications, and to make decisions on stimuli and causes of problems and provision of proper solutions.
Average duration of Bachelor’s degree program of counseling is 4 years.
Master’s Degree of General Psychology is one of the fundamental disciplines of psychology which provides the students with professional practice. Duration of Master’s degree program is 4 semesters (2 years).