Bachelor Program in Turkish Language and Literature

About the Program

Bachelor program in Turkish Language and Literature is intended to all the students whose desire is to study about Turkish Language, Turkish Philology and Turkish Literature. We have prepared the teaching program of the department considering Turkology programs abroad and other programs from Turkish Language and Literature Departments within the country. The instruction language is Turkish (beside the subjects that are chosen as foreign languages). The main purposes of the department are: the Turkish Language and Literature, teaching Turkish language to foreigners, Ottoman language, to train scientists, teachers and professionals who can meet the requirements on the field of Translation and Interpretation. The program includes obligatory internship. Under the law implemented by the Albanian Ministry of Education, the duration of the studying period is 3 years, 180 ECTS.

Besides the knowledge on Turkish Language and Literature, the program includes other insights such as: Turkish Language and Literature, its analysis in different periods of time, and historical, political, religious and cultural information within these periods. The teaching program consists mainly of lessons about Turkish Language and Literature. In the field of Turkish Language, there are lessons that include information about different periods, such as: Old Turkish, Middle Turkish, Old Anatolian Turkish, Ottoman language and the spoken Turkish in Turkey. Also, there are lessons about syntax, morphology, and phonology of Turkish language. Modern Linguistic Knowledge is developed as subject within the subject of linguistics. While in the field of Turkish Literature these subjects are included: Turkish Folk Literature, Turkish New Literature, and Turkish Classic Literature. For more, there are lessons that are reciprocally translated into Turkish, English and Albanian language.

Mission

Research in written and folk materials accumulated so far as the basic elements of Turkish culture in Turkish language and literature; offering the acquired knowledge in the service of the society; playing a crucial and effective role in terms of relations with other cultures; training of scientific researches and educators in the relevant fields.

Vision

The vision of Turkish Language and Literature Department is the conducting of innovative research in the relevant fields and enhancing excellent education practice aiming to educate the best experts in the field in Albania and also being competitive in the Balkans and Europe.

The duration of the studies

Bachelor in Turkish Language and Literature is made of three academic years divided into six semesters.

The number of the ECTS credits (European Credit Transfer System)

The system of Bachelor in Turkish Language and Literature is 180 ECTS, 1ECTS=25 hours.

The title of diploma

By the successful completion of the program a diploma with the title “Bachelor in Turkish Language and Literature” is awarded.

Job opportunities

The graduates of Turkish Language and Literature Bachelor program may accomplish the following duties:

  • May give lectures on private or state universities or may work as research assistants at universities.

  • May become academics in university

  • Teachers on elementary schools and high schools

  • Turkish and ottoman specialist in the foundation of civil companies

  • Turkish and ottoman specialist in public and private organizations

  • May give lectures on Turkish Language everywhere abroad

  • Specialist on the publishing field

  • Translator in radio and TV channels

  • Writer or editor in newspapers

  • Researcher in the state’s archive and Ottoman’s specialist

  • May accomplish other duties in news agencies as well

Semester

1

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 TDE 111 Turkish Grammar I (Phonology) Turkish B 48 71 3.00 5
2 TDE 113 Ottoman Turkish I Turkish B 48 77 3.00 5
3 TDE 101 Literary Theories I Turkish A 48 78 3.00 5
4 TDE 121 Academic Writing Skills Turkish C 48 65 3.00 5
5 Albanian Elective Turkish D 0 0 4.00 5
6 Albanian Elective Turkish D 0 0 4.00 5
Total 192 291 20 30

Semester

2

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 TDE 112 Turkish Grammar II (Morphology ) Turkish B 48 67 3.00 5
2 TDE 114 Ottoman Turkish II Turkish B 48 70 3.00 5
3 TDE 102 Literary Theories II Turkish A 48 78 3.00 5
4 TDE 104 Text Analysis Turkish A 48 66 3.00 5
5 Albanian Elective Turkish D 0 0 4.00 5
6 Albanian Elective Turkish D 0 0 4.00 5
Total 192 281 20 30

Semester

3

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 TDE 211 Turkish Grammar III (Syntax) Turkish B 64 62 3.50 5
2 TDE 213 Turkish Folk Literature I Turkish B 48 78 3.00 5
3 TDE 215 Classical Turkish Literature I Turkish B 48 72 3.00 5
4 TDE 217 Modern Turkish Literature I (Tanzimat Period) Turkish B 64 85 3.50 6
5 TDE 201 Introduction to Linguistics Turkish A 48 78 3.00 5
6 Turkish Elective Turkish D 0 0 4.00 5
Total 272 375 20 31

Semester

4

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 TDE 202 History of Turkish Language Turkish A 64 62 3.50 5
2 TDE 214 Turkish Folk Literature II Turkish B 48 78 3.00 5
3 TDE 216 Classical Turkish Literature II Turkish B 48 72 3.00 5
4 TDE 218 Modern Turkish Literature II (S.Fünun & Meşrutiyet Period) Turkish B 64 54 3.50 5
5 TDE 222 Ottoman Paleography Turkish C 48 77 3.00 5
6 Turkish Elective Turkish D 0 0 4.00 5
Total 272 343 20 30

Semester

5

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 TDE 301 Theories of Translation Turkish A 48 71 3.00 5
2 TDE 313 Literature for Children Turkish B 48 77 3.00 5
3 TDE 315 Modern Turkish Literature III (Republic Period) Turkish B 64 61 3.50 5
4 TDE 321 Turkish Teaching Techniques for Foreigners Turkish B 64 63 3.50 5
5 TDE 323 Albanian Literature Turkish C 48 78 3.00 5
6 Turkish Elective Turkish D 0 0 4.00 5
Total 272 350 20 30

Semester

6

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 TDE 312 Literature and Literary Movements in Western Literature Turkish B 64 61 3.50 5
2 TDE 314 Literature of the Turkish Nations Turkish B 48 77 3.00 5
3 TDE 342 Project/Graduation Project Turkish F 96 38 3.50 5
4 TDE 316 Use of Turkish in the Balkans Turkish B 48 77 3.00 5
5 TDE 304 Old Anatolian Turkish Turkish B 48 81 3.00 5
6 Turkish Elective Turkish D 0 0 4.00 5
Total 304 334 20 30

Elective Courses

Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
EFL 101 English I English E 80 45 5.00 5
AFL 101 Albanian for Foreigners I Albanian D 48 78 3.00 5
ALB 102 Albanian Language II Albanian C 64 62 4.00 5
AFL 102 Albanian for Foreigners II Albanian D 48 78 3.00 5
TDE 234 The History of the 20th Century in the Balkans Turkish D 48 67 3.00 5
TDE 331 History of Turkish Culture Turkish D 48 78 3.00 5
TDE 317 Albanian Poet and Writers Whom Write in Turkish Language Turkish C 48 67 3.00 5
ALB 101 Albanian Language I Albanian B 64 64 4.00 5
EFL 103 Advanced English I English E 80 51 5.00 5
PSY 103 Social psychology Albanian C 48 52 3.00 4
TDE 302 Turkish-English, English-Turkish Translation Studies Turkish D 64 62 3.50 5
TDE 322 Vocabulary Studies and Turkish Language Dictionaries Turkish D 64 60 3.50 5
EFL 102 English Language II English E 128 2 8.00 5