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About the Programme : The Department of Turkish Language and Literature was established in 1982. Since then about 1000 students have been graduated from the department. The department conducts both graduate and undergraduate programs and consists of six divisions namely Old Turkish Literature, Contemporary Turkish Literature, Turkish Folk Literature, Turkic Dialects and Their Literatures, Contemporary Turkish Language and Old Turkish Language. Relating these devisions, various subjects are taught at the department introducing the characteristics and the richness of Turkish language, literature and the culture. The historical evaluation of Turkish language has been surveyed by means of literary specimens and the emphasis is given to reading habits and skills. In order to complete the four-year undergraduate program, students are supposed to complete 240 ECTS credits with a total GPA of at least 2.00/4.00. 

Qualification Awarded : The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain the bachelor’s degree of Turkish Language and Literature. 

Level of Qualification : First Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) 

Specific Admission Requirements : Placement through a centralized national university placement examination (ÖSYS). Student Selection and Placement Centre (ÖSYM) is responsible to place students according to their ÖSYS scores. 
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Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning : In Turkish Higher Education Institutions, the acknowledgment of the Bachelor´s diploma for a university is organized with the regulations related to double majors and subspeciality and the transition between Associate Degree programs and undergraduate program. This regulation also allows credit transfer between related institutions. 
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Qualification Requirements and Regulations : To be successful in this program, students are required to successfully complete all the courses to meet a minimum of 240 ECTS credit requirement and have a minimum of GPA of 2.00/4.00. 

Profile of the Programme : The Department of Turkish Language and Literature was established in 1982. Inıtially, the department consisted of two sub-departments, Turkish Language and Turkish Literature, but with the increase in number of teaching staff, the academic structure of the department improved and the number of divisions raised to 6 sub-departtments. The department started accepting students in 1986, four years after it was established who graduated in 1990. In te end of the four-year (eight-semester) undergraduate program, the students needs to be successful from 120 credits with a total GPA of at least 2.00/4.00. Our department has started offering evening education in the 1996-1997 academic year. 

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Occupational Profile of Graduates : Our graduates have opportunities to: 1. get teaching jobs in private or state secondary and high schools as Turkish Language and Literature teachers; 2. work at state archives; 3. work as screenwriters and editors in radio and television channels; 4. get teaching jobs at Universities; and 5. work as editors in publishing companies.  

Access to Further Studies : The graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to graduate studies in same field or related areas if they pass the evaluation process designated according to the regulations of “Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee”, which includes ALES, general point of average, and the interview. 

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Assessment and Grading : In this program, assessment and grading are conducted according to Cukurova University Education and Assessment regulations for Associate and Undergraduate degrees. 
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Graduation Requirements : To be able to finish undergraduate degree, students must complete all courses, applications and workshops that are included in the program, gain two hundred and forty (240) ECTS credit requirements in total in undergraduate level and obtain a minimum GPA of 2.00/4.00. 

Mode of Study : This programme is a Full Time programme.  

Programme Director : Asst.Prof. Dr. ENGİN ÇETİN  

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