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About the Programme : Guidance and Psychological Couseling bachelor´s degree program consists of theoretical and practice based courses in interpersonal relationships, helping skills, individual and group counseling techniques, psychological assessment techniques, psychopathology, research methods and behavioral sciences, and one weekly half-day internship experiences at schools for two terms.  

Qualification Awarded : The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain the bachelor’s degree of Guidance and Psychological Counselling. 

Level of Qualification : This program is a First Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) program  

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 aim of Guidance and Psychological Couseling bachelor´s degree program is to train students in theoretical knowledge and practical skills in counseling area. Students in this program are trained in interpersonal relationships, helping skills, individual and group counseling techniques, psychological assessment techniques, psychopathology, research methods and behavioral sciences. Having completed this program, students gain competencies necessary for working in institutions such as education, health, social welfare services, industry and justice. In addition to equip graduates with professional competencies, the program also aims to educate students to follow ethical and universal principals, to be a role model and to continue their professional and personal development during their career. Guidance and Psychological Couseling department has a counseling center aimed to provide educational and counseling services. In this center students do their guidance practices, individual and group counseling practices and attend some practice based courses. The program prepares students to work especially school settings by placing school counseling courses and practices in curriculum. Through some courses and practices in the program, students are supported to enhance their knowledge and skills as well as their personal development. Students also get help from counseling center for their personal needs and problems.  

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Occupational Profile of Graduates : Graduates from Guidance and Psychological Couseling degree program can be epmloyed in settings such as education (primary, middle and secondary schools; university), health, welfare services, special needs and rehabilitation, industry, justice, private counselling, and private courses.  

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. 

Course Structure Diagram with Credits : Please click here for Course Structure Diagram with Credits.

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 : Prof. Dr. SONGÜL SONAY GÜÇRAY  

Course-Programme Key Learning Outcomes Matrix : Please click here for Course-Programme Key Learning Outcomes Matrix.