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Faculty of Letters - Philosophy

History
The Department of Philosophy as one of the founding departments was opened in accordance with the 131st Institutions Organization Law, Some Laws, and Some Delegated Legislations accepted in Grand National Assembly of Turkey on 14.07.2010 and published on Official Gazette of the Republic of Turkey dated 21.07.2010 and numbered 27648. In 2014, it completed its departmental organization and it started to admit students since 2014-2015 Academic Year. Article of the Law numbered 6005 on Making Changes on Higher Education
Qualification Awarded
This is a first cycle degree program in the science of Philosophy (240 ECTS). You will be awarded, on successful completion of the programme and gain competencies, a degree of Bachelor in Philosophy.
Level of Qualification (Short Cycle , First Cycle , Second Cycle, Third Cycle)
I Cycle (Bachelor)
Specific Admission Requirements
High school diploma, placement through a centralized national university placement examination (Student Selection Exam, YGS and LYS). Please visit www.osym.gov.tr for more information.
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 education to obtain Bachelor’s degrees if they are successful in the selection and the placement examination (DGS, i.e. vertical transfer examination) are admitted.
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
To train modern and democratic researchers who can adopt a scientific approach to problems and changes, are sensitive to the problems of Turkey and the world and can find solutions for them, can adapt themselves to the changing conditions, can synthesize different disciplines, have future plans, are sensitive to culture, art, and literature, regards diversity as richness, have the skills of running cooperative studies, leadership, and communication, have a principle of life-long learning, think positive and creatively, are at peace with themselves and others, can effectively express themselves, use their knowledge and experience for the benefit of the society and human beings, have the senses of responsibility and dedication to profession, can think humanistic, participative, objective, unbiased, and critical, and obey the ethical norms and basic rights and freedoms in their research and studies.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates of our department are granted the “Graduate Diploma of Philosophy” and the title of “Philosopher”. As philosophy offers the individual a wide area of activities in accordance with his/her own interest and orientations, the graduates of philosophy have different employment opportunities. They can be occupied in different positions and with different titles in the education and culture related departments of ministries, in particular, Ministry of National Education and Ministry of Culture and in the departments of education, culture, human affairs, planning and strategy, assessment, and advertisement in TRT and other publication/broadcasting state and private institutions and organizations. If they get a “Teaching Certificate”, they can also be employed as Philosophy Teacher or Philosophy- Related Areas Teacher in state and private schools or Vocational Courses Teacher in Teacher Training High Schools. In media sector, they can be employed in different positions especially, as editors. In addition, they have the opportunity to work as advisors in the private sector. Furthermore, they have opportunity to work as academicians at the different disciplines of philosophy in the faculties such as Letters, Science and Letters, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Law, Communication, Fine Arts.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates of the department can apply for the graduate programmes.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
They are specified in each course. Please see the INFORMATİON PACKAGE COURSE CATALOGUE for details.
Graduation Requirements
Normal duration is 4 years. Students must take and pass all necessary courses totaling 168 credits and reach a minimum (grade point average) of 2,0 before him/her can graduate.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
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Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Program Director or Equivalent Assist. Prof. Dr. Hüseyin AYDOĞDU Tel :+90 442 666 25 25 (2220) Fax :+90 442 666 25 28 E-Mail: huseyin.aydogdu@erzurum.edu.tr Address: Havalimanı Yolu Üzeri 3. Km Erzurum Teknik Üniversitesi Merkezi Derslikler Binası Yakutiye/ERZURUM
Facilities
Every semester, The Department of Philosophy both hosting experts from different universities and other organizations and using the self-capacity of the university organizes conferences, seminars, and panels. Besides, our students can benefit from different social, cultural, and sport events held by our university. In addition, they have the opportunities to attend other social and sport activities in different branches of winter sports as Erzurum is a center of winter sports.


Program Outputs

Faculty Working Mode
1 To be able to understand the information about the basic disciplines of the field
2 To be able to express the basic problems of the field
3 To be able to classify different thoughts in the face of the challenges of the time
4 To be able to understand the solution system of problems in different disciplines
5 To be able to search national and international literature related to the field
6 To be able to have the necessary competence for effective communication
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8 To be able to explain basic concepts and principles of the field
9 To be able to use the basic methods and techniques of the field
10 To be able to use the information in different disciplines for solving philosophical problems
11 To able to evaluate the basic problems of the field with different perspective
12 To be able to constantly renew itself as a necessity of lifelong learning
13 To be able to use the achievements of the field in all areas of life
14 To be able to sense to different problems of contemporary world
15 To be able to provide effective communication in single or multidisciplinary working groups
16 To be able to present the information obtained from field works
17 To be able to communicate with scientists in the fields or different disciplines
18 To able to produce solutions with an interdisciplinary approach to the basic problems of the field
19 To be able to discuss problems related to the field by considering social changes
20 To be able to interaction between the field and different disciplines
21 To be able to develop personal responsibility as an individual sensitive to local and universal values
22 To be able to use the Turkish language effectively in written and oral communication
23 To be able to follow national and international activities
24 To be able to have systematic, conceptual, critical, questioning, reflexive, analytical and synthetic thinking-reading-writing
25 To be able to undertake individual responsibility in the areas under the authority of a philosopher as teamwork
26 To be able to read a text with a different alphabet
27 To be able to take an active role in professional and social activities
28 To be able to use text analysis, interpretation, evaluation and criticism methods to understand the problems of the field
29 To be able to develop a philosophical perspective
30 To be able to express new approaches to the field on different platforms

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

T:Theoretical U:Practice L:Laboratory K:Credit

1 .Semester

Course Code Course Title T U L KECTS
FLS-105 Ancient Eastern Philosophy 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-107 Basic Concepts and Principles of Philosophy 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-109 Classical Logics 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-103 History and Texts of Ancient Greek Philosophy I 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-111 Introductıon to Socıology I 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-101 Introduction to Philosophy I 3 0 0 3.005.00
UOZTD1 Turkısh Language I 2 0 0 2.002.00
Total 20 0 0 2030

2 .Semester

Course Code Course Title T U L KECTS
FLS-104 History and Texts of Ancient Greek Philosophy II 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-112 Introductıon to Socıology II 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-102 Introduction to Philosophy II 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-110 Modern Logics 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-106 Mythology and Philosophy 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-108 Philosophy and Critical Thinking 3 0 0 3.005.00
UOZTD2 Turkısh Language II 2 0 0 2.002.00
Total 20 0 0 2030

3 .Semester

Course Code Course Title T U L KECTS
UOZ-YD1 ForeignLanguage (English) - I 2 0 0 2.002.00
FLS-201 History and Texts of Medieval Western Philosophy 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-203 History of islamic Philosophy I 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-209 Introduction to Psychology I 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-205 Ontology 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-213 Optional Lesson-I 2 0 0 2.000.00
FLS-211 Ottoman Turkish and Philosophical Texts I 3 0 0 3.003.00
FLS-207 Philosophy of Language and Logic 3 0 0 3.004.00
Total 22 0 0 2227

4 .Semester

Course Code Course Title T U L KECTS
FLS-206 Epistemology 3 0 0 3.005.00
UOZ-YD2 Foreign Language (English) - II 2 0 0 2.002.00
FLS-202 History and Texts of Renaissance Philosophy 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-208 History of Sociology 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-204 History of Islamic philosophy II 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-210 Introduction to Psychology II 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-214 Optional Lesson-II 2 0 0 2.000.00
FLS-212 Ottoman Turkish and Philosophical Texts II 3 0 0 3.003.00
Total 22 0 0 2227

5 .Semester

Course Code Course Title T U L KECTS
UOZTA1 Ataturk's Prıncıples And The Hıstory Of Revolutıons I 2 0 0 2.002.00
FLS-309 Contemporary Psychology Movement 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-311 Contemporary Sociological Theory 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-301 History and Texts Of 17th Century Phılosophy 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-307 History of Science 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-313 Optional Lesson-III 2 0 0 2.000.00
FLS-303 Philosophy of Ethic 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-305 Philosophy of Human 3 0 0 3.004.00
Total 22 0 0 2227

6 .Semester

Course Code Course Title T U L KECTS
UOZTA2 Ataturk's Prıncıples And The Hıstory Of Revolutıons II 2 0 0 2.002.00
FLS-304 Democracy and Human Rights 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-302 History and Texts Of 18th Century Phılosophy 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-314 Optional Lesson-IV 2 0 0 2.000.00
FLS-306 Philosophy of History 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-308 Philosophy of Science 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-312 Postmodern Sociology 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-310 Psychology of Learning and Development 3 0 0 3.004.00
Total 22 0 0 2227

7 .Semester

Course Code Course Title T U L KECTS
FLS-403 Hıstory Of Turkısh Thought I 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-401 History and Texts Of 19th Century Phılosophy 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-413 Optional Lesson-V 2 0 0 2.000.00
FLS-407 Philosophy of Art 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-405 Philosophy of Political 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-409 Philosophy of Social Science 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-411 Theories of Personality 3 0 0 3.004.00
Total 20 0 0 2027

8 .Semester

Course Code Course Title T U L KECTS
FLS-404 Hıstory Of Turkısh Thought II 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-402 History and Texts Of 20th Century Phılosophy 3 0 0 3.005.00
FLS-414 Optional Lesson-VI 2 0 0 2.000.00
FLS-406 Philosophy and Ideology 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-408 Philosophy of Education 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-412 Social Psychology 3 0 0 3.004.00
FLS-410 Sociology of Knowledge 3 0 0 3.005.00
Total 20 0 0 2027

ELECTIVE

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE T U L K ECTS
SFLS-221 Arabic I 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-223 Persian I 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-225 Rationalist Philosophy 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-227 Philosophy for Children 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-222 Arabic II 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-224 Persian II 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-226 Empiricist Philosophy 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-228 Thinking Training 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-323 Philosophical Text Reading and Interpretation I 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-325 Philosophy of Religion 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-327 Philosophy of Environment 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-329 Philosophy of Mind 2 0 0 3.00
SFL-S324 Philosophical Text Reading and Interpretation II 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-326 Problems of Islamic Philosophy 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-328 Philosophy of Technology 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-330 Philosophy of Communication 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-421 Applied Ethics 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-423 Philosophy of Law 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-425 Phenomenology-Existentialism 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-427 Feminist Theories 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS429 Social Gender Equality 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-422 Media Criticism and Ethics 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-424 Philosophy of Culture 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-426 Post-structuralism and Postmodernism 2 0 0 3.00
SFLS-428 Philosophy and Literature 2 0 0 3.00