Foundation
This department was established in the academic year 1974-1975 within the same buildings of Amasya Teacher School for Girls and with the same school administration and academic staff, as depending to the Teacher Schools General Directorate of Ministry of National Education. Even though the education and training was prorogued from time to time, it started to give service under the name of “Amasya Education Faculty” from the academic year 1992-1993. Department of Mathematics Teaching started education from the date of 1993-1994. 
Qualification Aawarded

The students who have successfully completed all of the courses available in the schedule (total 240 ECTS credits) and achieved a CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) at least 2.00 out of 4.00 are given bachelor`s degree in Elementary Science Education. 

Level Of Qualification

Bachelor’s Degree

Mode Of Study

Full-time

Admission & Registration Requirements
1-  To have a high school and the equivalent ones diploma

2-  To get enough grade from the Student Selection Exam (ÖSS)

Recognation Of Prior Learning

The process of recognition of prior learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education System. Therefore, the recognition of prior learning in all programs in Amasya University is not fully initialized. However, exemption exams are arranged at the beginning of every academic year for English courses which are compulsory in the curriculum of all departments. The students who have completed the learning process on their own or believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes for these courses by other means have right to take exemption exam. Those who pass the exam will be exempt from the related course.  

Qualifications Requirements And Regulations

To complete all of the courses available in the schedule (total 240 ECTS credits) successfully and to achieve a CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) at least 2.00 out of 4.00. 

Profile Of The Programme

The main purpose of the Department of Science Education is to train teachers who have positive attitudes toward teaching and have professional skills in their field. Teacher candidates who have graduated from this department are expected to represent a true role model for their students in terms of their personal and professional life, to follow innovations in their fields to maintain a professional development and to have effective communication skills. This program aims to train teachers that understand entirely how students can learn, feel confident in using technology, have the problem-solving ability, regard the human rights, democracy and ethics. This program also emphasizes critical thinking, personal reflection and development of teacher candidates. Department of Science Education offers undergraduate program and those who complete it can be employed in elementary schools as teachers. 

Examinations, Assesment And Grading Regulations

Students are subjected to mid-term and final exams for each course. The contribution of mid-term exam is 40% and final exam is 60% to overall score. All exams are evaluated out of 100 points. Student are required to get at least 50 points in final exam. Students are regarded as successful if they get any letter grades such as (AA), (BA), (BB), (CB) and (CC). Students who fail must take the course again, there is no make-up exam. 

Graduation Requirements

To complete all of the courses available in the schedule (total 240 ECTS credits) successfully and to achieve a CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) at least 2.00 out of 4.00. 

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates

Graduates can be employed in public or private elementary schools. 

Access To Further Studies

Graduates, who completed the undergraduate program successfully, take valid score in ALES exam and have sufficient knowledge in English language can study in postgraduate programs (master and doctorate).

Contact Information
Address: Amasya Üniversitesi, Eğitim Fakültesi, İlköğretim Bölümü, Fen Bilgisi Öğretmenliği, AMASYA
Phone:  +90 358 2526230
Fax:  +90 358 2526222
E-mail:
Web Address: www.amasya.edu.tr
    
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