ECTS - Selected Topics in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Selected Topics in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (PSY408) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Selected Topics in Industrial and Organizational Psychology PSY408 5 2 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. staff
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim is to get students familiar with the basic concepts that students show interest and help them to carry out their research in the topic of their own interest. The topics need to be selected among several popular topics of the organizational psychology side of the I/O psychology field.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define basic concepts
  • Differentiate basic concepts.
  • Identify which concepts are applicaple in which organizational context.
  • To design and implement a research in topic of interest
Course Content Industry, administration, organizational psychology, research, project based learning

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Measurement issues Assigned articles
2 Scales, inventories and other means of measurement Assigned articles
3 Exploring and defining the topics of interests Assigned articles
4 Job Satisfaction Assigned articles
5 Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) Assigned articles
6 Perceived Organizational Support (POS) & Perceived Supervisor Support (PSS) Assigned articles
7 Organizational Justice Assigned articles
8 Organizational Communication & Abusive Supervision Assigned articles
9 Counter-Productive Work Behaviors: Mobbing Assigned articles
10 Counter- Productive Work Behaviors: Sexual Harassment Assigned articles
11 Turnover Intentions & Turnover Assigned articles
12 Work- Family Conflict Assigned articles
13 Burnout Assigned articles
14 Final Examination Period Review of Topics
15 Final Examination Period Review of Topics


Other Sources 1. Recent articles about I/O psychology will be assigned by the instructor .

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have a comprehensive understanding of basic psychological perspectives and to examine the mental, affective, and behavioral processes of human beings within a scientific discipline X
2 To have a knowledge about the historical and philosophical developments, basic concepts, applications and schools of science of psychology as well as the subfields of psychology such as clinical, experimental, social, developmental, industrial, health, traffic and educational psychology X
3 To gain skills in identifying, describing, formulating, and solving the problems related to basic mental, emotional, and behavioral problems of human beings X
4 To develop new ideas through analytical, critical, and creative point of view by using abstract concepts and to gain skills in evaluating different psychological phenomena X
5 To gain knowledge and skills in transforming his/her theoretical knowledge into practice in different fields of psychology X
6 To have skills in accessing knowledge and using resources X
7 To have knowledge about basic principles of psychological assessment along with various quantitative, qualitative, and experimental research methods, to have skills in designing and conducting research by using these methods, and analyzing, reporting, and presenting research data X
8 To have awareness of interpersonal sensitivity, societal processes and problems X
9 To have efficient written and oral communication skills in Turkish and English X
10 To gain skills in following the developments in the field of expertise and renewing himself/herself with an awareness of life-span learning X
11 To have professional and ethical responsibility, knowledge, and awareness X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 12 12
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 12 24
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 12 12
Total Workload 124