151 PHYSICS

GENERAL INFORMATION
The department was established in 1992. It started accepting students to the Undergraduate program in 1994, the Master program in 1995 and the PhD program in 2008.

Objective
The main objective is to give an understanding of the basic principles and the experimental basis of the different fields of physics and the logical relationships between them. Furthermore, the students will become capable problem solvers using techniques that require mathematical skills. The program aims to educate high qualified physicists.


Admission Requirements
Department of physics admits students who have enough scores from the Higher Education Examination prepared by OSYM.

Graduation Requirements
In order to graduate from the department the students need to: 1. obtain pass degree from all the program courses 2. complete 148 credits and have a minimum 2.30 academic avarage 3. prepare a graduation thesis in the 7th and 8th semesters.

Career Opportunties
The graduates can pursue academic careers and they can teach in public or private schools, at research laboratuaries or TAEK (Turkish Atomic Energy Authority), and at radiology departments of the hospitals.

Qualification Awarded
Physics

Level of Qualification
First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)

Recognition of Prior Learning


Qualification Requirements and Regulations
In order to graduate from the department the students need to: 1. obtain pass degree from all the program courses 2. complete 148 credits and have a minimum 2.30 academic avarage 3. prepare a graduation thesis in the 7th and 8th semesters.

Access to Further Studies
Candidates who have successfully completed their undergraduate studies can study in post-graduate programs provided that they receive valid grades from ALES and have sufficient knowledge of English.

Mode of Study
Full Time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation methods that is applied for each course, is detailed in "Course Structure&ECTS Credits".

Contact (Programme Director or Equivalent)
PositionName SurnamePhoneFaxE-Mail
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Prof. Dr. ORHAN KARABULUT+90 258 296 3585 okarabulut@pau.edu.tr
DEPUTY HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Assoc. Prof. Dr. AYTAÇ ERKİŞİ+90 258 296 7420 aerkisi@pau.edu.tr
DEPUTY HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Asts. Prof. Dr. ALİ BAĞCI+90 258 296 7419 abagci@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1They have the ability to use theoretical and practical informations which have been acquired in the field of modern and classical physics to solve physical problems.
2They acquire the skills to collect, compare, analyse, solve and present the informations related to physics.
3They acquire the ability to solve physical and mathematical problems through a software.
4They can explain physical events using probability concepts.
5They have the ability to use electrical, electronic, optical, mechanical apparatus.
6They are able to learn and improve the properties of matter.
7They can develop theories for physical events, design experiments, measure physical quantity and explain the results.
8They can take responsibilities and study with the other interdisciplinary groups.
9They have enough foreign language faculty to follow proffesional improvements.
10They can make a connection between technology and experimental and theoretical skills.
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
LecturingLecturing is one of the methods that come first, where the teacher is in the center. It is a method where the teacher actively describes topics and the students are passive listeners. With this method, lesson proceeds in the form of report, description and explanation.
DebateDepending on the situation, debate is a tool that allows all students, or a specific portion of the class to participate in the lesson. In this method, members of the group discuss a topic by addressing the various points of view and discuss alternative opinions about problem-solving.
DemonstrationIn this method the teacher demonstrates, an experiment, test, in front of the class. And then assists students to do so too. Students learn not only by just by looking and watching, but also by taking part and participating. This method is usually applied when teaching skills.
Case Study Case studies require students to actively participate while using an analytical perspective to think about real and problematic events. The problematic event may be real or very close to real life. Student(s) working on the documents that include the necessary data and descriptions of the
Problem SolvingThe name given to any doubt or ambiguity that arises is, a problem. Problems which usually have a role in human life, that have preventing or annoying aspects are solved by considering the stages of scientific methods. (a) Problems are determined. (b) The problem is identified. 
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on the students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups to learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity
PerformanceIn this method, the teacher performs activities such as experiments and demonstrations in front of the class, students try to learn by looking and watching. This method is usually applied where there are limited facilities and in dealing with dangerous experimental situations.
Questions –AnswersThe different types of Questions used (associative, differential, assessment, requesting information, motivating, and brainstorming) although students get in to more active positions during the process; the method is teacher-centered. If possible Questions, that serve a purpose and
Concept MapsExpress a relation network, based on figures, graphics and words propositions and principles. It enables visual learning. These steps are followed: 1) Concepts about the subjects to be taught are listed. 2) The name of the subject that will be taught is written at the top.3) Relations between
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups and learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity within the
ProjectProject-based learning is a learning way which leads students to deal with interesting problems and to create extraordinary products at the end of this. It allows students to use their creativity and it requires them to look at events perceptively.
Technical TourIs a method that takes learning to the out of the classroom. It is a method that provides students to make direct observations and to gain information by taking them to places, such as factories, museums, libraries, various government agencies, mountains, forests, lakes, parks and gardens.
Observation Although we generally get information related to the nature through observations, the Observation method can also be used for other situations and under other conditions. We try to reach certain generalizations by thinking about our findings which we gather from our observations.
Testing Means reaching results by using various information with certain mechanisms, which are set up to imitate natural events in artificial environments and to have students take a certain topics and applying them to reach certain aims/objectives. Nature researchers, scientists, and educators
Teaching with Analogy / MetaphorsIs a way for learning, which compares abstract issues and concepts with concrete objects.
Brainstorming Brainstorming is a group work process that has been regulated to reach solutions for a problem without limitations or evaluation. The purpose of brainstorming is to make it easier for students to express themselves and to generate ideas. This technique is used as a high-level discussion

Learning Outcomes - NQF-HETR Relation
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INFORMATION  01
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Academic)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  01
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  01
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SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
SKILLS  05
SKILLS  06
SKILLS  06
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 06
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 06
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 05
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 04
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 04
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Vocational)
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COURS STRUCTURE & ECTS CREDITS
Year :
1st Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
TKD 101 TURKISH LANGUAGE - I 2+0 2 Compulsory
FIZ 101 PHYSICS - I 6+0 8 Compulsory
FIZ 103 PHYSICS LABORATORY - I 0+2 2 Compulsory
KIM 113 GENERAL CHEMISTRY - I 4+0 5 Compulsory
MAT 115 GENERAL CALCULUS - I 4+2 8 Compulsory
KIM 119 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY-I 0+2 2 Compulsory
- Elective 4+0 3 Elective
  Total 30  
1st Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
ALM 101 GERMAN - I 4+03Elective
FRA 101 FRENCH - I 4+03Elective
ING 101 ENGLISH - I 4+03Elective

2nd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
TKD 102 TURKISH LANGUAGE - II 2+0 2 Compulsory
FIZ 102 PHYSICS - II 6+0 8 Compulsory
FIZ 104 PHYSICS LABORATORY - II 0+2 2 Compulsory
KIM 114 GENERAL CHEMISTRY - II 4+0 5 Compulsory
MAT 116 GENERAL CALCULUS - II 4+2 8 Compulsory
KIM 120 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY-II 0+2 2 Compulsory
- Elective 4+0 3 Elective
  Total 30  
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
ALM 102 GERMAN - II 4+03Elective
FRA 102 FRENCH - II 4+03Elective
ING 102 ENGLISH - II 4+03Elective

3rd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
FIZ 201 MATHEMATICAL METHODS OF PHYSICS 4+0 8 Compulsory
FIZ 226 PHYSICS - III 6+0 10 Compulsory
FIZ 231 PHYSICS LABORATORY - III 0+2 4 Compulsory
ATI 101 ATATURK´S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION - I 2+0 2 Compulsory
- Elective 2+0 3 Elective
- Elective 2+0 3 Elective
- Optional 2+0 Elective
- Optional 1+2 Elective
  Total 30  
3rd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
BIY 275 CELL AND LIFE 2+03Elective
COG 275 POPULAR GEOGRAPHY 2+03Elective
CTL 275 TURKISH FOREIGN OF TODAY THE DATE 2+03Elective
FDE 275 INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH LITERATURE 2+03Elective
FEL 275 GENERAL PHILOSOPHY 2+03Elective
KIM 275 PAINT AND DYESTUFFS 2+03Elective
MAT 275 GEOMETRY 2+03Elective
PSI 275 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 2+03Elective
SOS 275 SOCIETY AND SCIENCE 2+03Elective
STA 275 ISLAMIC ART PAINTING 2+03Elective
TAR 275 OTTOMANS AND EUROPE 2+03Elective
TDE 275 TURKISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE RESOURCES 2+03Elective
3rd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
ADE 375 GERMAN CULTURE HISTORY 2+03Elective
ARK 375 ANATOLIAN CIVILIZATIONS 2+03Elective
ARK 475 ANATOLIAN CIVILIZATIONS 2+03Elective
BIY 375 POPULAR BIOLOGY 2+03Elective
BIY 475 DOMESTIC ANIMALS 2+03Elective
COG 375 THE GEOGRAPHY OF EURASIA 2+03Elective
COG 475 THE GEOGRAPHY OF TURKEY 2+03Elective
CTL 375 GUIDING ON THE TURKISH WORLD LITERATURE 2+03Elective
CTL 475 TURKISH LANGUAGES FACE RISK OF DISSEPEAR 2+03Elective
FDE 375 LITERATURE AND MYTHOLOGY 2+03Elective
FEL 375 EARLY MODERN AND MODERN HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY 2+03Elective
FEL 475 SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY 2+03Elective
IDE 475 ENGLISH WRITING TECHNIQUES 2+03Elective
KIM 375 CHEMISTRY IN OUR LIVES 2+03Elective
KIM 475 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AND CHEMISTRY 2+03Elective
MAT 375 BASIC MATHEMATICS 2+03Elective
MAT 475 INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA 2+03Elective
PSI 375 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 2+03Elective
PSI 377 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 2+03Elective
PSI 475 BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS 2+03Elective
PSI 477 PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE 2+03Elective
SOS 375 GENERAL SOCIOLOGY 2+03Elective
SOS 475 DEMOCRACY AND POLITICS 2+03Elective
STA 375 ANATOLIAN TURKISH ART 2+03Elective
STA 475 ANATOLIAN HANDICRAFTS 2+03Elective
TAR 375 CULTURAL HISTORY OF ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN 2+03Elective
TAR 475 HISTORY OF HUMAN RIGHT 2+03Elective
TDE 375 MYSTICAL WORLD OF TURKISH 2+03Elective
TDE 475 THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY TURKISH POETRY 2+03Elective
3rd Semester Elective Groups : Optional
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
FEF 101 BASIC COMPUTER USAGE 1+23,5Elective
TDE 135 ACADEMIC TURKISH - I 2+03,5Elective
3rd Semester Elective Groups : Optional
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
GSB 111 PHYSICAL EDUCATION - I 1+23,5Elective
GSM 111 MUSIC I 1+23,5Elective
GSR 111 ARTS I 1+23,5Elective
MZO 119 INDIVIDUAL INSTRUMENT 1+23,5Elective
MZO 120 TURKISH ART MUSIC CHORUS 1+23,5Elective
MZO 121 TURKISH FOLK MUSIC CHORUS 1+23,5Elective
RSO 111 PHOTOGRAPHY 1+23,5Elective
SBR 161 SWIMMING 1+23,5Elective
SBR 162 TRACK AND FIELD 1+23,5Elective
SBR 163 GYMNASTICS 1+23,5Elective
SBR 165 TENNIS 1+23,5Elective
SBR 166 VOLLEYBOL 1+23,5Elective
SBR 168 CREATIVE DRAMA 1+23,5Elective

4th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
FIZ 206 OPTICS LABORATORY 0+2 4 Compulsory
FIZ 232 PHYSICS - IV 6+0 10 Compulsory
BIY 113 BASIC BIOLOGY 2+0 5 Compulsory
BIO 229 BIOLOGY LABORATORY 0+2 3 Compulsory
ATI 102 ATATURK´S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION - II 2+0 2 Compulsory
- Elective 2+0 3 Elective
- Elective 2+0 3 Elective
- Optional 2+0 Elective
- Optional 1+2 Elective
  Total 30  
4th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
BIY 276 COMMUNICATION 2+03Elective
COG 276 MAP LITERACY 2+03Elective
CTL 276 SIBERIAN FOLK CULTURE AND SHAMANIZM 2+03Elective
FEL 276 HISTORY OF ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY 2+03Elective
IDE 276 INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH LITERATURE 2+03Elective
KIM 276 CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND LIFE 2+03Elective
MAT 276 FINITE MATHEMATICS 2+03Elective
PSI 276 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 2+03Elective
SOS 276 SOCIETY AND CULTURE 2+03Elective
STA 276 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE OTTOMAN ART OF WESTERN ART 2+03Elective
TAR 276 DEMOCRATIC DEVELOPMENTS AND TURKEY 2+03Elective
TDE 276 CONTEMPORARY TURKISH WORLD 2+03Elective
4th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
ARK 376 AEGEAN CIVILIZATIONS 2+03Elective
ARK 476 ARCHAEOLOGY WORLD 2+03Elective
BIY 376 MEDICINAL PLANTS 2+03Elective
BIY 476 NATURE AND ENVIRONMENT 2+03Elective
COG 376 SETTLEMENT CULTURE 2+03Elective
COG 476 GEOPOLITICS 2+03Elective
CTL 388 CURRENT PROBLEMS OF TURKISH COMMUNITIES AND TURKIC DIALECTS 2+03Elective
FDE 476 LINGUISTICS MOVEMENTS 2+03Elective
FEL 376 THE HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY AND TEXT 2+03Elective
FEL 476 ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS 2+03Elective
IDE 376 SELECTIONS FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE 2+03Elective
KIM 376 HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY 2+03Elective
KIM 476 POPULAR CHEMISTRY 2+03Elective
MAT 376 LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS 2+03Elective
MAT 476 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER 2+03Elective
OTO 115 WORKERS HEALTH AND WORK SAFETY 2+03Elective
PSI 376 PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING 2+03Elective
PSI 378 PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY 2+03Elective
PSI 476 BEHAVIOR DISORDERS 2+03Elective
PSI 478 PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE 2 2+03Elective
SOS 376