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
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
3 To gain skills in identifying, describing, formulating, and solving the problems related to basic mental, emotional, and behavioral problems of human beings
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
5 To gain knowledge and skills in transforming his/her theoretical knowledge into practice in different fields of psychology
6 To have skills in accessing knowledge and using resources
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
8 To have awareness of interpersonal sensitivity, societal processes and problems
9 To have efficient written and oral communication skills in Turkish and English
10 To gain skills in following the developments in the field of expertise and renewing himself/herself with an awareness of life-span learning
11 To have professional and ethical responsibility, knowledge, and awareness