Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENGP010 STARTER LEVEL ENGLISH-I 0 0 0
BEGINNER (CEFR Level A1 - Breakthrough) LEVEL is in the group of Basic User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type; will introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has; will interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
ENGP020 ELEMENTARY LEVEL ENGLISH-II 0 0 0
ELEMENTARY (CEFR Level A2 - Waystage) LEVEL is in the group of Basic User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment); will communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters; will describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
ENGP030 PRE-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
PRE-INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level A2+) LEVEL represents a strong Waystage performance. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment); will communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters; will describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
ENGP040 INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH-I 0 0 0
INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level B1 – Threshold) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.; will deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken; produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest; will describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
ENGP050 INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH-II 0 0 0
INTERMEDIATE PLUS (CEFR Level B1+ - Strong Threshold) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.; will deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken; produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest; will describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
ENGP060 UPPER-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
UPPER-INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level B2 - Vantage) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation; will interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party; will produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
ENGP070 ADVANCED LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
ADVANCED (CEFR Level C1 – Effective Operational) LEVEL is in the group of Proficient User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning; will express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions; will use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes; will produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
HESC501 RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0
SOWO501 ADVANCED SOCIAL WORK THEORY-I 3 3 0
This course will cover the general evaluation of theories of social work practices values, ethics and ethical dilemmas, (social work with individuals: meeting, assessment and planning, social work with individuals: intervention, social work with individuals: evaluation, termination and follow up, social work theories for families-1 and social work theories for families-2,social work with families: meeting, assessment and planning, social work with families: intervention, social work with families: evaluation, termination and follow up, social work theories for groups, social work with groups: meeting and assessment and planning, social work with groups: intervention, social work with groups: evaluation, termination and follow up.
SOWO5X1 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
SOWO5X2 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
SOWO500 THESIS 0 0 0
In this course, graduate students develop the ability of graduate students to search the literature related to the thesis subject with the support of the thesis advisor, to organize information based on the literature, to use and develop the data collection tool, to collect and analyze the research data, to analyze the appropriate data, to tabulate and interpret the research findings, It was aimed to be able to draw and make recommendations and report the research and to defend the research. Ethical committee preparation, validity and reliability of the thesis subject to be carried out and the beginning of the study are based on the start of the thesis writing phase and the conduct of the thesis study.
SOWO502 ADVANCED SOCIAL WORK THEORY-II 3 3 0
In this course the students will discuss the starting points of social work with community, historical root of social service with community, social problem and target population, society as a field of change, understanding and analyzing the strengths and problems of society, stages of community social service implementation, analyzing human service organizations, preparing an intervention strategy, organization culture, oorganizational structure and processes, coordination of institutional services, organizational structure: application examplesi, community social service: examples of practice. Thus, they will be able to to learn the concepts of social problem and target group, to analyze the strengths and problems of societies, and to understand the theoretical framework of social service pracitce with macro systems.
SOWO590 SEMINAR 0 0 0
Students determine their interest fields, review the literature, evaluate, plan the reseach process and report their studies. Students’ review of the literature on a subject they are interested in, preparing a presentation, performing the presentation verbally, developing themselves on the subject and defending it in a way that will dominate the subject. Literature review related to thesis or study, planning of the study, analysis of data, developing presentation ability, planning of thesis or study, definition of evidence-based practice, selection of appropriate statistical methods, preparation of presentation, starting of the current literature on the study and the beginning of the thesis preparation and committee presentation is the course content.
SOWO5X3 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
SOWO5X4 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
SOWO506 CRITICAL APPROACH TO THE WELFARE OF THE ELDERLY 3 3 0
In this course students will disscuss aging phenomenon; definitions, statistics old age in turkey and in the world old age in turkey and in the world elderly welfare as a public issue elderly welfare from the perspective of elderly rights need for elderly welfare, socio-psychological problems economic factors affecting elderly welfare the scope of elderly welfare; protection support and application urban and rural differences in elderly welfare responsibilities for elderly welfare financing elderly welfare elderly welfare in turkey practices on elderly welfare in the world the future of elderly prosperity will vbe discussed. Social development understands the changing aging process and the effects of social conditions on the welfare of the elderly in the process.
SOWO508 CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE ON CHILD WELFARE 3 3 0
In this course students will focus on aims and objectives of child welfare services understanding the structure of child welfare policies child and family centered services investigation of the economic and social securities of children's families maltreatment for children, case studies, physical abuse children sexual abuse prevention and treatment-I sexual abuse prevention and treatment-II children neglected and suffered from psychological maltreatment children who are guilty of crime other support services for family support and child welfare child halls and adoption child care facilities review of organizations required for child welfare services (evaluation of the vision and missions of relevant institutions and organizations, selection of employee personnel and in-house training etc.) Final assessment, termination and monitoring of the course.
SOWO515 SOCIAL WORK AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS 3 3 0
The students who complete this course will be able to know the main definitions of the concept of ethics, morality, professional ethics. Historical development of social work ethics, social work code of ethics and its transformation in the world and and in Turkey, different approaches in Ethics and their place in social work practice (Kantian ethics, utilitarian ethics, feminist ethics, radical ethics, critical ethics, etc), ethical dilemmas, ethical violations and ethical problems, ethics in academic and research work. A detailed examination of occupational ethics, principles and values in social work and the discussion of ethical dilemmas and solution strategies that can be encountered in professional practice.
SOWO202 SOCIAL WORK THEORY-I: INDIVIDUALS 0 4 0
Social Work as a Discipline and Profession: The features of being discipline social work, Social work as a profession, The purpose and principles of social work. Social Work as a Discipline and Profession: Social work values, Knowledge base of social work, Social work skills, Collecting and evaluation data skills (assessment skills), Developing Professional identity and using skills, Social work practice skills with individuals, groups and community. Evaluating of practice skills. Conceptualization and integration social work knowledge, values and skills with social work purpose and principles. Human Needs and Social Work. Common human needs: conceptual analyze. Ability of determine common human needs. Differences between people and human needs. Results of not to meet human needs: Social Problems. Common human needs, social functioning and social work.
SOWO204 HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT-II 0 4 0
This course aims in providing the students with knowledge of various theories related to the influence of the environment on human behaviour. The dimensions of environment include such as the physical environment, culture, social structures and institutions, families, organizations, communities and social movements. Through the use of various perspectives the students learn how to approach problems and conceptualize interventions for an effective social work practice. The second part of the course provides an understanding of the developmental stages of the individual from young adult to old age, and the relationship between human growth, human development, and the environment. Knowledge and understanding of biological, psychological, and social systems relationships; cultural norms; and the significance of interaction with the family, group, and the community are stressed.
SOWO509 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 3 3 0
This course aims to make students able to learn basic information about the definition and dimensions of domestic violence ecology of domestic violence; micro and macro levels social, cultural and psychological causes of domestic violence the view of domestic violence social work domestic violence prevention approaches crisis interventions consulting services legal and professional initiatives method and ethics in professional intervention the place and importance of social services in the context of medical and judicial arrangements related to domestic violence the place and importance of social services in the context of medical and judicial arrangements related to domestic violence examples of various interventions international view of domestic violence.
SOWO520 SOCIAL WORK AND ALCOHOL AND DRUG ADDICTION 3 3 0
Within the scope of this course, students will be covered with information on what information is needed in social service intervention related to addiction and substance use, skills required for assessment and intervention, and information necessary to work with individuals who have problems with the use of psychoactive substances and other mood-changing behaviors. This course provides students and front-line workers with an opportunity to explore perspectives and practices currently implemented in the addictions field. Application of knowledge about core practice skills including identification and screening, assessment, intervention models and approaches, and case management in a system of care will be delivered through a variety of learning activities.
SOWO505 SOCIAL WORK AND HUMAN RIGHTS 3 3 0
The course covers the social service and human rights interaction, human rights as a concept based on ethical principles and law individual rights; definition and scope group rights; definition and scope universal civil and civil rights: definition and scope new world order and human rights new world order and human rights reflections of globalization in terms of human rights intellectual value of social service in the context of human rights social responsibility approach social justice and human rights social conditions that determine the approach to human rights in the context of social justice protection and development of human rights in the context of social justice approaches and problem areas in terms of human rights in Turkey, suggestions for solution.
SOWO522 PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL WORK 3 3 0
The main objective of this course is to uncover the philosophical issues that pertain to social work theories and practice. For this, the course starts with the question “Is social work solely an applied science?”. To answer this question, we will examine the classification of sciences. The course will continue with the analysis of the philosophical assumptions of major social work approaches like social learning, systems theory, etc and how these are connected to major philosophical currents. Then, basic concepts such as empathy, the other, dignity, welfare, charity, rights, justice, free will and determinism will be analysed. Lastly, metaethical issues concerning social work interventions will be examined. The course will be interactive such that it includes student presentations and in class discussions of selected papers.
SOWO203 HUMAN BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT-I 0 4 0
This course aims in providing the students with knowledge of various theories related to the influence of the environment on human behaviour. The dimensions of environment include such as the physical environment, culture, social structures and institutions, families, organizations, communities and social movements. Through the use of various perspectives the students learn how to approach problems and conceptualize interventions for an effective social work practice. The first part of the course course provides an understanding of the developmental stages of the individual from infancy to adolescence, and the relationship between human growth, human development, and the environment. Knowledge and understanding of biological, psychological, and social systems relationships; cultural norms; and the significance of interaction with the family, group, and the community are stressed.
SOWO103 SOCIAL WORK WORKING AREAS 0 2 0
Topics on the definition and origins of social work at work life, roles and skills of social worker in the organizations, contemporary problems in occupational life and the role and functions of social work to solve these problems. Social work is a discipline related with individuals, groups, society and social policies. So the social workers work on a wide range of field such as family, children, school, youth, disability, poverty and social allowances, migration, urbanization, elderly, health, criminality. The course is aiming to teach about the roles and responsibilities of social workers in different fields and organizations (government, private or NGO).