Double major programs in the School of Education are also available. The Department of Educational Sciences offers a graduate program leading to M.A. degrees in Psychological Counseling and Guidance graduate programs are run in accordance with the regulations of the Institute of Social Sciences. The major aim of the School is to train teachers and educators qualified to teach at every educational level. The theoretical as well as applied courses that the school offers enable prospective teachers to become professionals who are constantly in touch with recent scientific and technological developments and who have the willingness and capacity to apply these developments to their own teaching activities. Basic components of undergraduate programs consist of courses with a practical focus.
Graduate programs focus on advanced theoretical knowledge in the field and on specialized applied research; a well-balancedemphasis on theory and application is maintained throughout the programs. Each program has a wide range of elective coursesthrough which students receive a training program compatible with their interests and abilities. These programs, which have been developed to train students as competent teachers, educators and counselors, also cater for students' physical, sensory and social needs. Therefore, students of the School of Education are provided with the opportunity to attend sports, arts and literary events managed by various student clubs. Encouraging students to attend international exchange programs is also one of the basic principles of the school.