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First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)

Faculty of Letters - Philosophy - First Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Founded in 1978, the department of philosophy conducts research and teaching in all major disciplines of philosophy.
Qualification Awarded
The Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy (first cycle in Philosophy) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum
Level of Qualification
First Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The general requirements explained in “General Admission Requirements” of Information on the Institution part are applied for admission of students.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules and regulations for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. Transfer can be made among the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council. Also successful vocational school graduates to continue their educaiton to obtain Bachelor’s degrees if they are successful in the selection and the placement examination (DGS, i.e. vertical transfer examination) are admitted. The courses to be taken by these students are determined by the relevant department, on the basis of courses they have completed in the programs from which they have graduated. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University and hence of the Department is not an exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each year at the University for the courses of English Language and Computer Skills. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).
Profile of The Programme
The 4 year long undergrad programe of the department consists of 8 semestres. Even though the language of education is Turkish, there is an optional two semestre long foreign language education.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates will find vocational opportunities in various public institutions (such as the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of National Education, Social Services, etc.), private schools, Psychotechnic Evaluation Centres, Industrial establishments. They can enter the teaching profession at public or independent schools after having gained a Teaching Certificate. Furthermore, graduates may pursue an academic career by taking up scientific study at universities (at Master’s and Doctorate levels).
Access to Further Studies
The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply to Master’s Degree programmes at national level and /or international level both in the same and in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Specific means of assessments for any course are described in the plan of the relevent course.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Ege Üniversitesi Felsefe Bölümü Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Taylan ALTUĞ ECTS Coordinator: Yard. Doç. Dr. Mehmet Cem KAMÖZÜT
Facilities
Students may spend a semester of their education in another European university via Erasmus programme and in another Turkish university via Farabi programme.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To have konwledge and consciousness about basic problems of philosophy.
2To have basic knowledge and awareness about a variety of cultural fields; to develop the ability to philosophically evaluate and express different fields of human activities.
3To be able to apply the knowledge acquired in philosophy to contemporary problems.
4To acquire aesthetic, political and moral sensitivity.
5To be able to abstract logical arguments, criticize them and to detect inconsistencies in a text.
6To be able to follow a talk or a text in which a complex issue is discussed.
7To work independently.
8To organize priorities and manage time.
9To be able to use computer software and communication technologies at a basic level.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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KNOWLEDGE1
SKILLS1
2
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
4
5
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 706001141997 ELEMENTARY LOGIC I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
2 706001452010 FOREIGN LANGUAGE I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
3 706001292000 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY-I Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 706001131997 HISTORY OF ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY I Compulsory 3 0 0 4
5 706001121997 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY-I Compulsory 3 0 0 4
6 706001512015 INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES Compulsory 3 0 0 4
7 706001022006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 10720601T11147 THEORIES OF SCIENCE Compulsory 3 0 0 4
9 706001012006 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 25 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 706001522011 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 706001422004 COMPUTER COURSE Compulsory 3 0 0 3
3 706001211997 ELEMENTARY LOGIC II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
4 706001542015 EPISTEMOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 4
5 706001482010 FOREIGN LANGUAGE II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
6 706001302000 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
7 706001201997 HISTORY OF ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY II Compulsory 3 0 0 3
8 706000942006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 706001462011 TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFE Compulsory 2 0 0 4
10 706000922006 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 24 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 10720601T11274 COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 706002372002 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-I Compulsory 3 0 0 3
3 EDEFAKORTAKHAVUZ1 FACULTY ELECTIVE I Elective - - - 2
4 706002332003 HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 706002992015 ONTOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
6 706006012015 PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE Compulsory 3 0 0 6
7 706002151997 SYMBOLIC LOGIC-I Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 18 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 706002382002 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 706006002015 ETHICS Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 EDEFAKORTAKHAVUZ2 FACULTY ELECTIVE II Elective - - - 2
4 706006022015 PHILOSOPHY OF ART Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 706002342002 RENAISSANCE THOUGHT Compulsory 3 0 0 6
6 706002982015 SOCIOLOGY OF GLOBALIZATION Compulsory 3 0 0 3
7 706002231997 SYMBOLIC LOGIC-II Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 18 0 0 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 EDEFELSÇMDERS3 ELECTIVE III Elective - - - 12
2 706003162000 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY-I Compulsory 3 0 0 4
3 706003102000 HISTORY OF ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY-I Compulsory 3 0 0 5
4 706003092000 PHILOSOPHY IN 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES-I Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 706003252002 SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION-I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 13 0 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 EDEFELSÇMDERS4 ELECTIVE IV Elective - - - 12
2 706003242000 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY-II Compulsory 3 0 0 4
3 706003182000 HISTORY OF ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY-II Compulsory 3 0 0 5
4 706003172000 PHILOSOPHY IN 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES-II Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 706003262002 SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 13 0 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 EDEFELSÇMDERS5 ELECTIVE V Elective - - - 18
2 706004132001 PHILOSOPHY IN XIX.CENTURY I Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 706004892014 SOCIOLOGY OF KNOWLEDGE-I Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 EDEFELSÇMDERS6 ELECTIVE VI Elective - - - 18
2 706004222001 PHILOSOPHY OF XIX. CENTURY-II Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 706004982014 SOCIOLOGY OF KNOWLEDGE-II Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 6 0 0 30
 
FACULTY ELECTIVE I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 701002532012 POETRY IN MODERN TURKISH LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
2 702002552012 HISTORY OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS Elective 2 0 0 2
3 703002372007 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMY Elective 2 0 0 2
4 705002772012 MYTHOLOGY AND CULTURE Elective 2 0 0 2
5 706002752012 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY Elective 2 0 0 2
6 707002432012 BASIC PSYCHOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
7 707002452012 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
8 708002452007 GENERAL SOCIOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
9 710002532012 HISTORY OF WORLD LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
10 712002552014 ART HISTORY Elective 2 0 0 2
11 713002232007 MYTHOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
FACULTY ELECTIVE II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 701002542012 NOVEL AND STROY IN MODERN TURKISH LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
2 702002562012 HISTORY OF THE MODERN AND CONTENPORARY AGE CIVILIZATIONS Elective 2 0 0 2
3 703002362007 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY Elective 2 0 0 2
4 705002782012 MYTHOLOGY AND LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
5 706002762012 PROBLEMS OF PHILOSOPY Elective 2 0 0 2
6 707002482012 HUMAN DEVELEMENT Elective 2 0 0 2
7 708002422007 MODERN SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES Elective 2 0 0 2
8 710002522012 CULTURAL STUDIES Elective 2 0 0 2
9 712002542012 ART HISTORY Elective 2 0 0 2
10 713002242007 MYTHOLOGY AND LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
11 713002402012 ARCHAEOLOGY OF ANATOLIA Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE III
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 706003612014 PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE I Elective 3 0 0 6
2 706003652014 CLASSICAL POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Elective 3 0 0 6
3 706003672014 DESCARTES SEMINAR Elective 3 0 0 6
4 706003692014 POLITICAL LIBERALISM Elective 3 0 0 6
5 706003712014 THEORIES OF CITIZENSHIP Elective 3 0 0 6
6 706003732014 UTOPIAS AND DYSTOPIAS Elective 3 0 0 6
7 706003752015 GREEK Elective 3 0 0 6
ELECTIVE IV
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 706003642014 PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE II Elective 3 0 0 6
2 706003662014 PHILOSOPHICAL TEXTS Elective 3 0 0 6
3 706003682014 MODERN POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Elective 3 0 0 6
4 706003702014 PHILOSOPHY OF BIOLOGY Elective 3 0 0 6
5 706003742014 THEORIES OF HUMAN RIGHTS Elective 3 0 0 6
ELECTIVE V
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 706004692014 GRADUATE THESIS I Elective 3 0 0 6
2 706004712014 PHILOSOPHY OF ART I Elective 3 0 0 6
3 706004732014 PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY Elective 3 0 0 6
4 706004792014 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RELIGION AND POLITICS IN MODERN PHIL. Elective 3 0 0 6
5 706004852014 ISLAMIC POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Elective 3 0 0 6
6 706004872014 TREGEDY AND PHILOSOPHY Elective 3 0 0 6
7 706004912015 PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS TODAY Elective 3 0 0 6
8 706006032016 GENDER AND PHILOSOPHY Elective 3 0 0 8
ELECTIVE VI
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 706004802014 PRAXIS PHILOSOPHY Elective 3 0 0 6
2 706004822014 GRADUATE THESIS II Elective 3 0 0 6
3 706004842014 PHILOSOPHY OF ART II Elective 3 0 0 6
4 706004862014 IBN KHALDUN SEMINAR Elective 3 0 0 6
5 706004882014 PHILOSOPHY OF RIGHT Elective 3 0 0 6
6 706004902014 SPİNOZA SEMİNAR Elective 3 0 0 6
7 706004942014 HISTORY OF THOUGHTS IN MODERN TURKEY Elective 3 0 0 6
8 706006042016 CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY Elective 3 0 0 4
 
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