Compulsory Departmental Courses

CHL-AE2FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 2

CHL-AE2SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

CHL-AE3FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

CHL-AE3SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

CHL-AE4FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 2

CHL-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 2

CHL-GE2SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

CHL-GE3SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

CHL-GE4SP1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

CHL-GE4SP1-Girişimcilik Havuzu - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

CHL101 - Child Development (3 + 3) 6

Basic concepts in child development, prenatal, infancy, early childhood, school period (late childhood), development in adolescence, the role of child development in the field of child development, the importance of teamwork in the professional field.

CHL102 - Child Development and Legislation (4 + 2) 6

Examining the basic concepts of law, international and national law, differences in practice and sanction, UN human, women, children and disabled rights, and evaluating practical examples in the professional field.

CHL103 - Sociology (3 + 0) 5

Basic concepts and theories in the field of sociology, the founders of sociology and the perspectives they developed, how sociological research is done, systematic thinking about social situations and events.

CHL104 - Anthropology (3 + 0) 4

Basic concepts and principles of anthropology, scope and purpose, relationship with other sciences, definition of culture, cultural characteristics, theories of social and cultural change.

CHL105 - Biology and Genetics (2 + 0) 4

Basic concepts of biology, cell biology and molecular genetics and applying these concepts to issues related to child development.

CHL106 - Family Life Cycle (4 + 0) 6

Definition of family, its function, historical change process, family theories and family interaction.

CHL107 - Introduction to Psychology (3 + 0) 4

The basic theories of psychology, its nature, approaches, memory, sensation, perception, personality, the use of psychology from interpersonal relations and abnormal behaviors.

CHL108 - Philosophy (3 + 0) 4

Definition of philosophy, explanation in philosophy, grounding and interpretation, philosophical branches such as ontology, epistemology and ethics.

CHL110 - Academic Writing Skills (3 + 2) 5

Types of academic writing, accessing academic publications, summarizing academic publications, citing references in academic articles, academic publication ethics, spelling and punctuation marks, logical flow in writing, preparing oral presentations, preparing written files.

CHL201 - Developmental Psychology (3 + 1) 5

The phenomenon of lifelong development, basic concepts and theories about development, prenatal and postnatal development and birth process, infancy, early childhood, middle and late childhood, development in adolescence.

CHL202 - Individuals with Special Needs (3 + 2) 5

Definition of special needs, terms related to special needs, history of special education in the world and in Turkey, opinions about special education, principles of special education, administrative regulations, classification in special education, causes of disability, prevalence of children with special needs, prevention and treatment inclusion, the place of people with disabilities in society; approach, assessment, support and orientation to special needs groups and families.

CHL203 - Social and Emotional Development (3 + 1) 5

Social emotional development and basic concepts related to personality, emotional development, personality development approaches,factors affecting personality development,social emotional development process,approaches related to social development,factors affecting social emotional development,defining and evaluating social skills, recognizing delay situations,sexual development and education,moral development,suggestions for parents and educators on social-emotional,sexual and personality

CHL204 - Neurological Development (3 + 0) 5

Embryological development of the nervous system, its structural and functional features, normal neurological development and evaluation, developmental screening tests and usage areas of psychometric tests; approach to global developmental delay and intellectual disability, definition, differential diagnosis, causes, early diagnosis, prevention and treatment approaches of diseases in main groups such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy, metabolic and hereditary diseases.

CHL205 - Cognitive and Language Development (3 + 1) 5

The structure, function and deterioration of the brain lobes, basic concepts of cognitive development, cognitive development theories, information processing theories, definitions and measurement of intelligence, factors affecting cognitive development, processes in cognitive development, cognitive development by age, developmental risks and safety issues in terms of cognitive development in different developmental periods.

CHL206 - Child Nutrition (3 + 2) 5

The importance of nutrition during pregnancy and lactation, the physiological and metabolic changes and nutritional interactions in infant, pre-school, school age and adolescence, energy and nutritional requirements.

CHL207 - Physical Growth and Motor Development (3 + 1) 4

Developmental risks in infancy, safety in infancy, body image and the development of body image according to age, factors affecting body image and problems related to body image, basic concepts and principles related to growth and development, factors affecting growth and development, critical periods in growth and development, age-related growth and growth percentiles, the relationship between growth and development areas, methods/approaches supporting physical growth,basic concepts related to

CHL210 - Child Health and Diseases (3 + 0) 4

Neonatal monitoring, child health monitoring, evaluation of growth in children, immune system and vaccines, adolescent health, common problems in pediatrics, emergency situations and first aid in pediatrics, infectious diseases and respiratory tract infections, gastrointestinal system infections and parasitic diseases, anemias, rash diseases and specialty diseases principles of follow-up in children with needs.

CHL301 - Developmental Psychopathology (4 + 0) 5

Fundamentals of developmental psychopathology, behavioral symptoms of mental health and adjustment problems in children, types and appropriate referral techniques, approach to psychopathology.

CHL302 - Infancy and Early Childhood Practices (2 + 6) 8

Early intervention definition, services, goals, individualized family support plan, early intervention issues, early intervention steps, early intervention service options; practices with infancy and early childhood children and their families.

CHL303 - Developmental Assessment and Observation Techniques (3 + 2) 5

Developmental assessment definition, features, application; evaluation inventories, sociometrics, formal and informal tests, screening tests; observation, definition, types, evaluation of observation data, direct observations, time records, time sampling, event sampling, observation, portfolio, anecdotal records, evaluation tools used in the world and in our country, developmental evaluation report preparation.

CHL304 - Community and Health (2 + 2) 4

Introduction to public health, concept of public health, disease and health, criteria determining the level of health, epidemiological research methods, demographic-population structure, health management, maternal health, family planning, health education, immunization, environmental health, occupational health.

CHL305 - Developmental Play (3 + 2) 5

The concept of play, supporting the development of newborns, infants, children and adolescents with play.

CHL306 - Child with Health Problems (3 + 0) 3

Developmental characteristics of children with health problems, the effects of health problems on mental state, child, family, staff interaction, observation of games and playrooms in health institutions, hospital schools and general information about the field.

CHL307 - Behavioral Problems and Management (3 + 0) 3

Behavior problems specific to childhood, the nature of behavior problems and effective assessment and intervention strategies.

CHL308 - Research Methods (3 + 1) 4

Concepts of scientific research techniques and analysis and application of processes involved in scientific research; methods used in research, measurement tools, hypothesis generation and sample selection.

CHL401 - Development and Support Programs in School and Adolescence Period (0 + 8) 8

Implementing development and support programs in school and adolescence.

CHL402 - Special Education Practice (0 + 8) 8

Developing professional observation skills, determining the developmental levels of children with special educational needs, preparing and implementing supportive education programs suitable for their developmental characteristics, and evaluating the programs.

CHL403 - Intervention Practice (0 + 8) 8

Practice with individuals receiving inclusive education.

CHL404 - Field Work in Child Development (0 + 8) 8

Applying the student's theoretical knowledge in the field; making a developmental assessment suitable for the group she/he works with, creating a work plan, planning and implementing appropriate support programs, counseling the family, and planning work in line with social requirements.

CHL405 - Clinical Applications in Health Institutions (0 + 8) 8

Clinical applications in health institutions.

CHL406 - Graduation Thesis Work II (2 + 2) 4

To gain the ability to plan for thesis preparation and to synthesize in line with the data and information obtained.

CHL407 - Graduation Thesis Work I (1 + 1) 2

To gain the ability to plan for thesis preparation and to synthesize in line with the data and information obtained.

CHL408 - Child Neglect and Abuse (2 + 0) 2

Definition of neglect, abuse and violence, examination of the characteristics of neglected and abused children from various perspectives (development, socio-demographic etc.), identification of the child who is thought to be neglected or abused, planning the ways to be followed and following the process, in need of protection, working on the street, street definition of children and worker children, developmental characteristics of these children, information about the risks they may encounter.

CHL499 - Summer Internship (0 + 8) 6

Reflecting the theoretical knowledge acquired on child development into practice;making a developmental assessment,interpreting the results of the assessment,preparing and applying appropriate support programs if necessary,evaluating the results of the application,giving counseling to the family;planning and executing new practices in child development practice units,where the family and the child can demonstrate their professional skills in line with their current needs;reporting practices and

ENG121 - Basic English I (4 + 0) 3

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines

ENG122 - Basic English II (4 + 0) 3

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various themes such as transport, travel, dates, holidays, money, and shopping..

ENG221 - Basic English III (3 + 0) 3

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as touristic places, hotel services, life styles and daily routines, people and personality, food and drink and various cultural elements.

ENG222 - Basic English IV (3 + 0) 3

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as travel, places, appearance, plans, health, weather, phone conversations, and cultural elements.

ENG321 - Basic English for Occupational Purposes I (3 + 0) 3

Academic and job-related commucation skills; functions such as describing routines, people and jobs, talking about business gatherings, talking about obligations and permissions, asking for help and giving advice at work, and writing e-mails.

ENG322 - Basic English for Occupational Purposes II (3 + 0) 3

Academic and job-related commucation skills; functions such as pressure at work, budget, schedules and deadlines, interview techniques, discussing on academic qualifications, job skills, career development, making arrangements and writing e-mails.

HIST101 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I (2 + 0) 2

French Revolution; structure and geopolitic positioning of Ottoman Empire, reasons of its decline; Westernization movements, First and Second Constitutional Monarchy declarations; Libya and Balkan wars; First World War; period before the War of Independence, congresses, National Pact, establishment of Turkish Grand National Assembly.

HIST102 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (2 + 0) 2

War of Independence; Lausanne Treaty; declaration of the Republic; removal of sultanic rule and caliphate; Atatürk`s revolutions; establishment of national economy; Second World War, before and after; Turkish Republic after 1960.

HIST112 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (in English) (2 + 0) 2

War of Independence; Lausanne Treaty; declaration of the Republic; removal of sultanic rule and caliphate; Atatürk`s revolutions; establishment of national economy; Second World War, before and after; Turkish Republic after 1960.

KRY111 - Career Planning (1 + 0) 1

Being a student at Atilim University, Student-centered programs at Atilim University, Faculty, Department presentations, Career Planning and Coop Program, Erasmus, CV writing types, Interview techniques, Effective Communication and presentation techniques, Intelligence and Personality

MED181 - Physiology (3 + 0) 6

Physiology of cell, nerve, muscle, heart, circulatory system, respiratory system, digestive system, excretory system, endocrine system, reproductive system, central nervous system, sensory system and body fluids and electrolytes.

MED183 - Anatomy (3 + 3) 8.5

Anatomy of musculoskeletal system, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system, urogenital system, central nervous system, endocrine system and sense organs.

MED211 - Basic Anatomy (3 + 0) 6

Anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system, urogenital system, central nervous system, endocrine system and sensory organs.

MED283 - Biostatistics (2 + 0) 4

Basic statistical concepts, introduction to biostatistics, standardization, probability, theoretical distributions, sampling distributions, sampling methods, descriptive statistics, data collection forms and data collection methods, data entry into statistical programs, hypothesis testing, single sample tests, two sample and k sample tests (dependent, independent), parametric tests, nonparametric tests, correlation and regression analysis, creating tables and graphics, reporting of data.

TURK401 - Turkish Language I (2 + 0) 2

Languages and their classification; history of Turkish language, its spread over the world and its place among other languages; Turkish language in the republic era; orthography; expressions; foreign words, suffixes and prefixes; punctuation; language and verbalism.

TURK402 - Turkish Language II (2 + 0) 2

Written expression and its genres; bibliography; sentence structure and types; misexpression; verbal expressions.

Elective Courses

CHL209 - Communication with Child (2 + 0) 2

Basic concepts of interpersonal communication; the knowledge and skills necessary for effective communication with the child.