ECTS - Psychology and Business Ethics

Psychology and Business Ethics (ISL508) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Psychology and Business Ethics ISL508 General Elective 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies .
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Dr. Burcu Tosun
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The purpose of this course is presenting the theoritical and practical knowledge about organizational psychology and business ethics to the students .
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Understanding the meaning, importance and application of business ethics
  • Understanding the meaning, importance and application methods of social responsibility in organizations
Course Content Business ethics, alternative theoretical approaches, ethical dilemmas, attitudes and behaviors, psychology.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Fundamentals and approaches of ethics Chapter1
2 The concept of business ethics Chapter2
3 Historical background of business ethics Chapter2
4 The function of business ethics Chapter3
5 The management approaches and steps of business ethics Chapter3
6 Ethic codes and types Chapter4
7 Ethical decision making factors and models Chapter5
8 Midterm exam Chapters 1-5
9 Unethical business behaviors and reasons Chapter6
10 The institutionalization of business ethics management Chapter7
11 Ethical business behaviors Chapter7
12 The approaches and models of social responsibility Chapter9
13 The social responsibility domains of organizations Chapter10
14 Case study Chapters 1-10
15 Overall review Chapters 1-10
16 Final exam Chapters 1-10


Course Book 1. "İş Ahlakı ve Sosyal Sorumluluk", Prof. Dr. Çetin Bektaş, 2016. Beta Yayıncılık

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 10 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 4 20
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 16 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
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 He/she will be competent in evaluating basic concepts and the conceptual interrelations as well as their reflections on theoretical and practical levels. X
2 He/she will have the knowledge of the basic methodological approaches, methods and research technics and their implementations. X
3 Evaluating the contribution of public relation and advertising theories and applications to the existing/potential occasions and problems in the national and international area. X
4 Being aware of the ethics of public relations occupation and having the consciousness of occupational responsibility. X
5 Being able to plan and apply strategic communication processes in the fields of public communications, public opinion building, agenda determination, setting, orientation and managing. X
6 Creating the sustainable development and quality insight oriented to concepts such as; corporate communication, corporate identity, corporate culture, corporate citizenship, corporate loyalty, reputation, value, social responsibility, image management, relationship management, perception management, emotional intelligence, human resource, etc. X
7 To have a through knowledge of the communication methodology directed to private sector, public sector and civil society X
8 Having theoretical knowledge on information communication technologies, understanding its reflections in the society and using this knowledge both in theoretical and application. X
9 Come to conclusions by connecting and analyzing data on social sciences and using these conclusions in the field of public relations X
10 Reaching current information about the discipline by researching the national and international literature in the field of public relations and publicity. X
11 Reaching scientific results by defining the right method/techniques directed to the purpose of the research. X
12 Come to conclusions by connecting and analyzing data on social sciences and using these conclusions in the field of public relations. 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 10 3 30
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics 4 5 20
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 12 12
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 18 18
Total Workload 128