Compulsory Departmental Courses

ART292 - Sign Language (3 + 0) 4

Developing the ability to communicate daily with hearing disabilities.

AUDY-AE2FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

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

AUDY-AE3FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

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

AUDY-AE3SP3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-AE4FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-AE4FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-AE4SP4 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-GE2FA1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-GE2SP2 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-GE3FA1-Girişimcilik Havuzu - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-GE3FA1-GirişimcilikHavuzu - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-GE3FA1-GirişimcilikHavuzu - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-GE3FA3 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

AUDY-GE3FA3-GirişimcilikHavuzu - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

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

AUDY-GE4FA1 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 4

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

AUDY101 - Introduction to Hearing Science (2 + 0) 5

History of audiology in the World and Turkey; physiology of hearing, basic concepts of psychophysics, psychoacoustics, and auditory perception; causes, types, and degrees of hearing loss; methods, materials, and equipment used in diagnosis.

AUDY102 - Ear, Nose, Throat Diseases (3 + 0) 6

Ear anatomy, auricular diseases, outer ear and middle ear physiology, DKY and middle ear diseases, hearing physiology and hearing loss, nose and paranasal sinuses, oral cavity diseases, oropharynx diseases, larynx diseases, salivary gland diseases, vestibular system.

AUDY103 - Language and Speech Development (3 + 0) 5

The difference between interaction, communication, language, and speech; the fundamentals of neuroanatomy, physiology and embryology of speech and language; theories of language acquisition; linguistic developmental steps; speech and language development in the first 6 years of life.

AUDY104 - Instrumentation and Calibration in Audiology (3 + 0) 4.5

Basic features of the method, measurement, technical devices used in audiological and vestibular evaluation and the application principles.

AUDY106 - Basic Acoustics and Its Principles (3 + 0) 6

Evaluation of the positive and negative effects of sound hearing and echo control; technical measures to be taken during application and use.

AUDY108 - Audiological Terminology (3 + 0) 5

The terminology used in the diagnosis, evaluation and follow-up processes used in the field of audiology.

AUDY110 - Use of Voice and Breath (2 + 0) 5

Communication information, phonetics, language development rules, sound and speech organization, use of constants and vocals, use of breathing, resonance, professional voice use.

AUDY201 - Evaluation of Hearing I: Behavioral Tests (2 + 2) 5

Behavioral tests used in the diagnosis of peripheral and central pathologies in children and adults, evaluation principles and methods, giving results and reporting techniques.

AUDY202 - Evaluation of Hearing II: Electophysiological Tests (2 + 4) 6

Acoustic immitancemetry, otoacoustic emission, auditory evoked and event-related potentials, and their applications.

AUDY203 - Evaluation of the Balance (Vestibular) System (2 + 0) 4

The role of the inner ear in maintaining balance, vestibular disorders, and basic vestibular diagnostic approaches.

AUDY204 - Implantable Hearing Aids (3 + 0) 5

Neural plasticity, the middle ear implants, bone anchored devices, cochlear implant, auditory brainstem implant, intraoperative monitoring, surgical techniques, sound processing, programming.

AUDY205 - Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Communication (3 + 0) 4

Neural system and brain anatomy and physiology; neurophysiology of speech, structural and functional brain networking and language processing, and models; sructural and functional imaging methods.

AUDY206 - Clinical Practice I: Behavioral Tests (1 + 4) 5

Hands-on work in department laboratories: practical implementation of the evaluation process, interview, history taking, otoscopic examination, and the phase of reaching a preliminary diagnosis with tuning fork tests; daily listening control, simulation of behavior tests used in audiological examination and student applications; discussing and reporting the results.

AUDY207 - Speaking Acoustics and Phonetics (2 + 0) 4

Speech organs, acoustic properties of sound, vowel and consonant sound properties.

AUDY208 - Auditory Amplification (2 + 0) 3

Hearing aid types, parts and working principle, compression systems, external ear canal resonance, Real Ear Gain measurements, application procedures, instruction methods, applications according to age.

AUDY210 - Early Literacy in Children with Hearing Loss (2 + 0) 4

Defining the basic concepts of literacy and children's literature, criteria for choosing suitable books for children with age and hearing loss, the importance of reading interactive books, examining the development of literacy in children from birth to school period.

AUDY301 - Auditory Rehabilitation I (3 + 0) 5

Facial reading, auditory training, effective use of hearing aids/orientation, effective use/orientation of cochlear implants, and effective use of assistive listening devices, effects of hearing loss in children and meeting needs.

AUDY302 - Pediatric Audiology (2 + 2) 5

Basic principles of the typical development of the hearing system, childhood diseases and disorders that cause differences in the development of the hearing system, evaluation, diagnosis and early intervention in the pediatric group.

AUDY303 - Geriatric Audiology (2 + 0) 4

Demographic and biological characteristics of aging, changes in the hearing and balance system due to aging, and audiological evaluation of the geriatric patient, the basics of instrumentation and rehabilitation.

AUDY304 - Industrial Audiology (3 + 0) 5

The concept of noise, measurement principles and evaluation, technical protection methods from noise, monitoring of hearing health, effects of noise on human health, personal protection methods, legal regulations on noise and protection from noise.

AUDY305 - Genetic Hearing Loss (2 + 0) 4

Basic concepts of and terminology related to modes of inheritance and the influence of genetic factors in causing hearing loss.

AUDY306 - Auditory Rehabilitation II (3 + 0) 5

Approach to adults with hearing loss, rehabilitation in cochlear implant applications, rehabilitation in hearing loss due to various diseases.

AUDY307 - Clinical Practice II: Electrophysiologic Tests (2 + 4) 6

Aministrating behavioral and electrophysiological tests for different types of simulated hearing loss in laboratory settings and hearing aid adaptations and preparing an aural rehabilitation program for children and adults with different degrees of hearing loss.

AUDY308 - Brain and Perception Studies in Audiology (2 + 0) 4

Evaluation of the positive and negative effects of sound hearing and echo control; technical measures to be taken during application and use.

AUDY310 - Audiology with Cases (2 + 2) 4

Basic information about patient history and audiograms including many diseases.

AUDY399 - Summer Practice I (0 + 8) 10

Applications of the basic knowledge acquired in the field of audiology.

AUDY401 - Clinical Practice III: Balance (Vestibular) Tests (1 + 4) 7

Approach to patients with balance problems, selection and application of appropriate tests, maneuvers applied in balance system diseases.

AUDY402 - Clinical Practice IV: Auditory Amplification (2 + 2) 5

Selection of electronic devices that can help hearing loss patients in different age groups.

AUDY403 - Diagnosis and Interpretation in Audiology I (2 + 2) 6

The characteristics of the subjective and objective test methods required for audiological diagnosis and their application to the patient, the importance of evaluating all test methods together; diagnostic methods of conductive, mixed and sensorineural hearing losses, physiological and central hearing losses.

AUDY404 - Diagnosis and Interpretation in Audiology II (2 + 4) 6

Differential diagnostic tests for measuring hearing, auditory brain stem audiometry, vestibular tests and rehabilitation.

AUDY405 - Seminar I (3 + 0) 5

Presentation of research articles by reviewing the latest literature on recent developments in audiology and related fields.

AUDY406 - Seminar II (3 + 0) 5

Presentation of research articles by reviewing the latest literature on recent developments in audiology and related fields.

AUDY408 - Auditory Processing Disorders (2 + 1) 4

Anatomy and physiology of central auditory system; definition of processing, acoustic, phonological and language processing; auditory processing and cognition; effects of aging on auditory processing and cognition; auditory processing problems and diagnostic procedures.

AUDY499 - Summer Practice II (0 + 8) 10

Applications of the knowledge acquired in the field of audiology.

ENG101 - English For Academic Purposes I (4 + 0) 3.5

English language skills, especially academic skills, such as reading comprehension, vocabulary building and critical analysis of texts; listening and note-taking, class discussions, presentations, writing, research assignments and use of technology.

ENG102 - English for Academic Purposes II (4 + 0) 3.5

Academic skills such as reading comprehension, class discussions, use of academic vocabulary and critical analysis of texts; research assignments and review of the English language structure; skills such as listening and note-taking, analysis of written products, writing, portfolio keeping, presentation and use of technology.

ENG201 - English for Academic Purposes III (3 + 0) 3

Advanced reading and writing skills, applying critical reading skills and strategies, identifying the organization of a reading text, main ideas of the texts, and the author?s main purpose, summarizing a given text, outlining and writing an argumentative essay.

ENG202 - English for Academic Purposes IV (3 + 0) 3

Preparing and writing research reports and delivering effective oral/written informative and persuasive presentations; gathering information, organizing data, outlining, using appropriate techniques in presentation and delivering for a maximum impact, using visual aids and citation effectively.

ENG301 - English for Occupational Purposes I (3 + 0) 3

Job-related communication skills;the functions such as describing relationships at work,discussing performance reviews and giving feedback,discussing plans and arrangements,using social media for professional communication,discussing on recruitment tests and job interviews,presenting a service or product,writing reviews on websites

ENG302 - English for Occupational Purposes II (3 + 0) 3

More detailed job-related communication skills;describing and organising meetings,developing communicational styles in various cultural settings,handling mistakes and apologizing,getting familiar with marketing styles and advertising,deciding how to adapt and market a product in different countries,

HIST111 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I (in English) (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.

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.

HIST221 - History of Civilization (3 + 0) 3

A chronological order of the rise of civilizations from Sumer until the Scientific Revolution.

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.

MED508 - Otorhinolaryngology I (15 + 13) 4

Diagnostic methods in ear, nose and throat diseases; nasal pathologies and epistaxis; paranasal sinus diseases; diseases and tumors of the salivary glands; pharynx diseases and tumors; oral cavity diseases and tumors; laryngeal diseases and tumors; external ear and middle ear diseases; internal ear diseases; facial paralysis; snoring and sleep apnea; ear, nose, throat emergencies and traumatology.

PSY203 - Developmental Psychology (3 + 0) 6

An introduction to the field of developmental psychology; prenatal development; physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development in the periods of infancy, toddlerhood, early childhood and middle childhood.

PTR101 - Introduction to Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation and Ethical Principles (2 + 0) 2

Physiotherapist and rehabilitation concepts, ethical and ethical rules, patient health worker, duties and rights of state and institutions, ethical rules of the physiotherapist's profession, science and education ethics.

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

AUDY209 - International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (2 + 0) 4

Disease and functionality diagnosis classifications recommended by the World Health Organization, analysis of different diagnostic classifications for their applications in the field of audiology, basic ethical principles used in the field of audiology, considering the individual differences of the patient in audiology applications, analyzing the support of patients with hearing and balance loss in life.

AUDY211 - Laboratory Applications in Audiology (2 + 2) 4

Basic application systems, hardware and programs and clinical follow-up protocol used in hearing disorders.

AUDY213 - Laboratory Applications in Audiology (3 + 0) 4

The basic application systems, hardware and programs and clinical follow-up protocol used in hearing disorders.

AUDY215 - Clinical Practice and Research Ethics in Audiology (3 + 0) 4

Ethical rules in the field of health and practice; ethical practices in research.

AUDY407 - Differential Diagnostic Tests in Audiology (2 + 2) 4

The skills obtained in the basic tests together with the tests used in other areas of audiology.

AUDY409 - Hearing Aid Applications and Ear Molds (2 + 2) 4

Hands-on education and training so that students can adjust hearing aid programming, electroacoustic measurements and Real Ear Gain technique in both health studies and scientific studies.

AUDY411 - Alternative Communication Methods (3 + 0) 4

Determining how, when and why alternative communication methods will be used in individuals with communication problems, the effects in terms of cognitive, educational, physical, psychosocial and linguistic

AUDY413 - Research Techniques in Hearing and Speech Science (3 + 0) 4

Literature review, scientific research methods, research planning and data collection, basic statistical analysis methods.