Philosophy

Grade 10

The course is designed skill-oriented. Philosophy literacy requires skills such as; reading, writing, note-taking, self-expression. The objectives can be listed as reading philosophical texts, analyzing artwork, following philosophical-intellectual discussions, writing grounded texts, comparative reading, developing individual note-taking skills, effective listening and verbal expression. In addition to reading passages chosen from history of philosophy, materials from literature, social and natural sciences, cinematography and fine arts are provided.

Grade 11

Grade 11 Philosophy course makes students think upon meaning and value of existence on this planet. Philosophy functions as a research area to extract essence of principles, formation and values leading natural and social life.

In this regard, different opinions are provided to students to let them evaluate historical processes and concepts.

Logic – Grade 12

“Logic” is used to define an ideology and as a name of science. As a term logic is a means of science to reach the unknown or a discipline which protects the mind from making mistakes when obeyed the rules. As the set of rules, logic is a formal science that separates rational thinking from irrational thinking.

Logic courses are carried out twice a week. It aims to let the students practice on daily language and thinking practice, and learn about new techniques to shape new information with the help of an accurate method.

ELECTIVE COURSES

Critical Thinking

This course is designed to think through our thoughts, analyze our own thinking, and develop the skill of reflection. Rather than a subject that students should comprehend, critical thinking is a thinking method which can be applied to any situation. Therefore, the course is aimed at training the individual to develop a mindset that has internalized critical thinking skills. 

Strategic Thinking

This course is designed to help students analyze the tools, methods, and processes employed in the context of achieving the goals based on the correct identification of the skills and competencies individuals and organizations have acquired. It is aimed to helping the individual develop awareness and leadership skills with regards to multilateral thinking and process management in asymmetrical settings.

Sociology

Understanding the position of sociology today is understanding the age we are in. Looking through the lens of new sociology is essential to comprehend and explain the developments in the 21st century. Social life is a changing, dynamic network of interaction based on a set of values and rules involving numerous organizations and institutions and a high number of groups pursuing various goals and performing various functions. Analyzing and shedding light on this network and interpreting the problems we face in it is possible through sociology.

Introduction Of Drama (Playwriting / Screening / Composing)

In the drama course, students will write a play or work on the dramaturgy of a text and perform a musical play. This course is aimed at studying four different skills:

  • Creating an original text or adapting a written text through dramaturgy;
  • Acting / role interpretation;
  • Creating and implementing musical themes in between or and within acts;
  • Performing tasks such as sound, light and computer works, and stage and décor management.

The evaluation will be made at two levels: process-driven and play performance.