Abant İzzet Baysal University ECTS Information Catalog

General Description

History

Faculty of Theology has been opened with decision published in Official Gazette No. 28244 dated 03/25/2012 2012/2852 no.

Qualification Awarded

Theology program is 240 ECTS credits, first cycle degree system subjected to. When the program is completed successfully and the program qualifications are provided, Bachelor's Degree in Theology is received.

Specific Admission Requirements

Student placement process is made according to the results of YGS-4 and Higher Education Examination organized by the Student Selection and Placement Center. In addition, students are able to be accepted through Foreign Student Selection Examination (YÖS), special student admission procedure and transition.

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

"Higher Education Associate Degree and Degree-Level Regulations Concerning" provisions is applied. As students, who have taken some classes before in any education institutions, present a transcript , they have exemptions from equivalent classes.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

In orderr to start this program, the student has to successfully complete the Arabic Preparatory Class. Students who provide evidence taken 60 point in the last three years from the Civil Personnel Foreign Language Proficiency Exam accepted correspondingly by the University Senate and have attended and completed successfully the Compulsory Arabic Preparatory Class of a theology faculty belonging to another university in Turkey before or have taken 65 point from an Arabic Proficiency Exam made by any theology faculty have exemption and are able to take regular classes. In order to take undergraduate degree in theology, students are supposed to complete the compulsory and elective classes all (equavelent to 240 AKTS in sum) and overall GPA of 4.00 is to be at least 2.0.

Profile of The Programme

This program will allow you to be informed on the basic required classes in the field of theology, alongside a comprehensive range of elective classes are also available. These courses are planned from viewpoint of coordinating among scientific disciplines. Generally, elective classes designed as project-based would be able to replicate in terms of students' interests, needs and desires depending on new developments.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

The graduates who have completed the theology program are able to be assigned to high schools as teachers of religious culture and ethic and high school of İmam-Hatip as teacher of vocational classes after they take formation training classes from outside. In addition, they are able to work as religious officials (mufti, preacher, imam, muezzin, Quran Course tutorial) within the Department of Religious Affairs, and take the duty as academics in universities serve as civil servants and managers in public and private organizations.

Access to Further Studies

Graduates of the Faculty of Theology is able to attend graduate program as they take an adequate point at Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Exam (ALES) and the Interuniversity Foreign Language Examination (UDS). In addition, they are able to apply for graduate programs of universities with or without thesis.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

In order to be successful in the preparatory class , the student is required to attend and this is determined according to the basis of this academic year . Attendance of a student is required at least %80 of total annual class hours. Final grade of a student who has absence more than %20 of total class hours are calculated “0” (zero). The final grade of a student is calculated by adding %40 of grades of two semesters and %60 of final grade. A student is required to take 60 or over point of 100 so that he/she is able to be acknowledged as successful. In order to be acknowledged as successful, a student who has “0” (zero) at semi-grade is requred to take at least 65 or over point of 100 at final grade. Each students required to attend classes at least %70 in order to register to the classes in the beginning of the semester and take the final exam. In order to be successful of intermediate class students, the final grade consists of mid-term and final exam results. For mid-term eveluation, each student takes at least a mid-term and a final exam, and if a student fails, he/she take an one-up exam. Mid-term evaluation contributes to 40% of the final grade, and the final exam contributes to 60% of final grade. In the conversion of final grades from the 100 system to letter system, the chart of Abant Izzet Baysal University Undergraduate Education Since 14 of the Regulations Concerning the Examination and Assessment is used.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from Theology faculty, a student is to complete successfully all courses (240 ECTS) existed in the programs, to achieve the overall grade point average (GANO) of 4.00 at least 2.0, and the graduation thesis must be completed.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Chief of Program – AKTS/DS Coordinator: Assistant Professor, Huseyin İbrahim Yegin, Ph.D., University of Abant Izzet Baysal, Golkoy Campus, Bolu, Phone: +903742534005, Fax: +903742534006, http://ilahiyat.ibu.edu.tr

Facilities

There are 1 Professor, 29 Assistant Professors, 2 lecturers, 3 Instructor, 3 Research Assistant in the Faculty of Theology. There are administrative and technical services units, classrooms, computer classrooms, seminar rooms, internet room, faculty room, canteen, library and information processing center in the faculty building. Scholarship opportunities are available. There is also the Faculty Practice Mosque.


Key Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

  • The student assimilate the basic knowledge, concepts, opinions and historical processes in the field of theology.
  • The Student study on adequate level of philosophy and religious studies and theories and insights about issues in the areas of Turkish and Islamic history as well.

Skills

  • The student is able to product solutions at the satisfaction level regarding to religious and moral problems of the contemporary society from viewpoint of the light of Islamic universal values.
  • The student will able to have the ability to reach scientific conclusions in the areas of religion, science and philosophy by making classification, evaluation, interpretation and analyzing existing accumulation.

Competences

Taking Responsibility and Demonstrate Autonomy
  • The student can put forward critical, objective and holistic approach about contemporary developments and issues through the light of obtained information.
Learning to Learn
  • The students use the main sources of Islam by applying scientific research methods and techniques, and use correctly the basic concepts relating to the Islamic science.
Communication and Social
  • The student can do some activities in terms of religious social services and religious counseling and guidance regarding to religion and religious matters.
Professional and Vocational
  • The student assimilate basic knowledge, concepts, ideas and historical processes in the field of religious studies, and have knowledge about Islamic culture and civilation at the level that he/she will able to compare to other culture and civilization.
Entrepreneurship
  • The student is able to give information to people and institutions relating to various aspects of religion and religious affairs on the relavant matters.
  1. The student assimilate the basic knowledge, concepts, opinions and historical processes in the field of theology.
  2. The Student study on adequate level of philosophy and religious studies and theories and insights about issues in the areas of Turkish and Islamic history as well.
  3. The student is able to product solutions at the satisfaction level regarding to religious and moral problems of the contemporary society from viewpoint of the light of Islamic universal values.
  4. The student will able to have the ability to reach scientific conclusions in the areas of religion, science and philosophy by making classification, evaluation, interpretation and analyzing existing accumulation.
  5. The student can put forward critical, objective and holistic approach about contemporary developments and issues through the light of obtained information.
  6. The students use the main sources of Islam by applying scientific research methods and techniques, and use correctly the basic concepts relating to the Islamic science.
  7. The student can do some activities in terms of religious social services and religious counseling and guidance regarding to religion and religious matters.
  8. The student assimilate basic knowledge, concepts, ideas and historical processes in the field of religious studies, and have knowledge about Islamic culture and civilation at the level that he/she will able to compare to other culture and civilization.
  9. The student is able to give information to people and institutions relating to various aspects of religion and religious affairs on the relavant matters.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
2504003022013Recitation of the Quran and Its Rules VICompulsory2004.00
2504003042013Islamic Law IICompulsory4006.00
2504003062013Islamic Systematic Theology IICompulsory2005.00
2504003082013History of Islamic Philosopy IICompulsory2005.00
2504003102013Mysticism IICompulsory2004.00
120024.00
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
2504004012013Recitation of the Quran and Its Rules VIICompulsory2003.00
2504004032013History Islamic SetsCompulsory3004.00
2504004052013History Religions ICompulsory2005.00
2504004072013Principles of Islamic Ethics and PhilosophyCompulsory2003.00
2504004092013Guidance Andcommunication in Religious SerCompulsory2003.00
2504004112013Religious Oration and Professional Practice ICompulsory2004.00
IPF0201Compulsory2003.00
IPF0301Compulsory2003.00
IPF0401Compulsory2205.00
IPF0403Compulsory2205.00
214038.00
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
2504004022013Recitation of the Quran and Its Rules VIIICompulsory2004.00
2504004042013Philosophy of ReligionCompulsory3006.00
2504004062013History Religions IICompulsory2006.00
2504004082013Religious Oration and Professional Practice IICompulsory2006.00
IPF0202Compulsory2003.00
IPF0204Compulsory2003.00
IPF0302Compulsory2005.00
IPF0402Compulsory2606.00
176039.00

Elective Courses

Seçmeli (IPF) I

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
IPF03032000.00
IPF03052000.00
IPF03072000.00
IPF03092000.00
IPF03112000.00

Seçmeli (IPF) II

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
IPF03042000.00
IPF03062000.00
IPF03082000.00
IPF03102000.00
IPF03122000.00

Seçmeli V.Yy

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
2504003152013Classical Fiqh Texts2000.00
2504003192013Calssical Texts Commentary2000.00
2504003212013Classical Arabic Literature Texts2000.00
2504003232013Comtemporary Kalam Texts2000.00
2504003252015Religion and Critical Thinking2000.00
2504003272015Classical Tafsir Ecols2000.00
2504003292015Seljuk and Ottoman Tafsir Heritage2000.00
2504003312015Tafsir Studies in Republican Period2000.00
2504003332015Quranic Rules2000.00
2504003352015General Rules in Islamic Law2000.00
2504003372015Arabic for Media2000.00
2504003392015Beatiful Quran Reading I2000.00
2504003412015Quran Parables2000.00
2504003432015Instroduction to Psychology2000.00
2504003452015Religious Communacation and Public Relations2000.00
2504003472015Basic Problems of Religion Education Science2000.00
2504003492015Coomon Religious Education and Problems2000.00
2504003512015Comparative History of Religions2000.00
2504003532015Islamic Aesthetics and Art2000.00
2504003552015Understanding and Interpreting in the Human Sciences2000.00
2504003572015Methodology and Criticism at History2000.00
2504004632015The Ottaman Political History2000.00
2504004322015The Sira Texts2000.00
2504003612016History of Allah’s Messengers2000.00

Seçmeli VI.Yy

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
25040031420132000.00
25040031620132000.00
25040031820132000.00
2504003202015Kalam-Philosophy and mysiticism relationship2000.00
2504003222015The Present day Faith Problems2000.00
2504003242015Main Themes of the Qur'an2000.00
2504003262015Method Problem in Quran Translations2000.00
25040032820152000.00
2504003302015Ahadith Al-Ahkam2000.00
2504003322015Ethical Hadiths2000.00
2504003342015Textual Analysis of Hadith2000.00
2504003362015Arabic Text Analyzes2000.00
2504003382015Beatiful Quran Reading II2000.00
2504003402015Tafsir Resources2000.00
2504003422015Islamic Phsycology2000.00
2504003442015Social Institutions and Religion2000.00
2504003462015Moral and Values Education2000.00
2504003482015Sects in Judaism and Christianity2000.00
2504003502015Islamic History of Science0000.00
2504003522015History of Spread of Islam2000.00
2504003542015Religion Music I2000.00
2504003562016The Ottoman Archive Researches2000.00

Seçmeli VII.Yy

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
25040041920132000.00
25040042120132000.00
25040042320132000.00
2504004252015Kalam Methodology2000.00
2504004272015Contemporary Islamic Thinkers2000.00
2504004292015Religious and Moral Concepts in the Quran2000.00
2504004312015Quran History2000.00
2504004332015Readings in Contemporary Fiqh2000.00
2504004352015Fiqh and Psychology2000.00
2504004372015Knowledge of Sahabe2000.00
2504004392015Hadith Criticism2000.00
2504004412015Reading of Sunan Al-Tirmizi2000.00
2504004432015Contemporary Sufi Movements2000.00
2504004452015Quran Recitation I2000.00
25040044720152000.00
2504004492015Social Psychology2000.00
2504004512015Social Change and Religion2000.00
2504004532015The New Religious Movements in the West2000.00
2504004552015Use of Verses and Hadith in Religious Education2000.00
2504004572015Logic Texts2000.00
2504004592015Islamic Moral Philosophy2000.00
2504004612015The English Sira Texts2000.00
2504004652015Research Methods2000.00
2504003592015Classical Islamic History Texts2000.00
2504003572015Methodology and Criticism at History2000.00

Seçmeli VIII.Yy

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
25040041420132000.00
25040041820132000.00
2504004202015Alevi Bektashi Culture2000.00
2504004222015Comtemporary Arabic Literature Texts2000.00
2504004242015Introduction to Islamic Economics2000.00
2504004262015Sufi Hermeneutics on Hadith2000.00
2504004282015Sufi Literature2000.00
2504004302015Thematic Tafsir2000.00
2504004342015Religion in Childhood and Adolescence2000.00
2504004362015Women and Family Life2000.00
2504004382015Communication and Guidance in Religious Services2000.00
2504004402015Religious Educatiın According to Development Periods2000.00
2504004422015Religions of Anatolia2000.00
2504004442015Kindi and Philosophical Treatise2000.00
2504004462015Reading in Modern Philosophy Texts2000.00
25040044820152000.00
2504004502015The Ottoman Turkish Historical Texts2000.00
2504004522015Religion Music II2000.00
2504004542015Final Project 2000.00
2504004562016English Text of Islamic History2000.00