1. Semester Credit System

The administrative systemusedby YogyakartaPsycology College is semester credit systeminpartial package. Semester Credit System (SKS) is a system that providing education where the programme which should be taken by students, lecturers andfaculty arestated in units or credits.
The credit system is also an education system whichobserved individual differences such as ability, talent and interest among their students. Eventough  we  use thatpartial package, but still there is a rule that students who scoreless then they should be,mustrevise their grades by remedial.

This system intended to:
- Providing opportunities for capable,smart and diligent student to quickly finish their study.
- Relieving the process of curriculum adjustment towards science and technologydevelopment which rapidly increase nowadays
- Performing education system which are able to create qualified and competence postgraduates in working field.
- Allowing the transfer / credit transfer between departments, programmes or between universities.
- Organizing student proficiencyevaluation systems as good as possible.
To understanding that credit system, we have to find out the characteristics of that credit systemas follows:
- The value of each educational program expressed in units of credit (SKS).
- The amount of credits for differenteducational program should not be the same.
- The amount of credits for each educational program are based on hours which used for that activities every week.
- The number of credits taken by students in a certain semester is determined by their ability in the previous semester, bacause for prerequisite subjects they may not get the value of E and if it exceeds the tolerance limits, students are not allowed to take the exam/did not pass the exam and must take remedial.

2. The Credit

Semester Credit System for Studying

Semester credit system (SKS) for study is calculated on the following basis: 1 SKS is refering to 40 minutes of learning activity per week. For each subject, it contains a value of 1 Credit (40 min), 2 credits (80 minutes), or 3 credits (120 minutes). Because in one semester there are 12 weeks (12 meetings), then for subjects with 2 credits, it means that it has learning activities for 21 hours.

In each semester, students may simply not present in the class for only 2 meetings maximum.
For effective education, lectures must be adjust their credit (SKS), for example subject with 3 credits can be given in three times, twice or once, depending on subject’s character,  class and lecturers condition.
Semester Credit System (SKS) For Research

To obtain Bachelor degree of Psychology (S1),the research which should be done by students in making their thesis is appraised for 6 credits, including thesis preparation.

3. Examination and Assessment

Exam’s Purpose and Objectives are:
1. To assess whether a student has comprehend or mastered the presented material.

2. To classify students into groups based on their ability to very good (A), a good (B), fair (C),  less (D) or minus(E) group.
3. To assess whether the presented teaching materials as well as how to present them are well presented and quite appropriate with students conditions.
The first and second goal is particularly intended for students. While the third is addressed for educational program as well as lecturers concerned. Examinations and assessment system must be adapted with its purposes and objectives so that the implementation can be satisfactorily performed.

The Exam system
Exams can be implemented in several ways, such as a written exam, an oral exam, seminar exam, homework assignments exams, writing essays and scientific papers, etc. Exams can also be done with a combination of various methods which will be adjusted with educational programs. In order to accomplish examination’s purpose and objective, we have to perform that exam for several times, namely: midterms (UTS), and final exams (UAS). Student grades are attained based on final exam (UAS), midterms (UTS) and from sequence activities, such as; essay writing/essay, homework assignments, get involved in class activities/participation in class, exercises, discussion, quizzes and so on.
In determining the final grade, that mentioned values ​​are the components which determined by their lecturer as  well as notified that information to the student, for example; final exam (UAS) value of 50%, the midterms (UTS) 50%, 15% Homework, class participation grade of 10%. With these various values types, the evaluation results in several educational activities of students can be appropriately performed. It will also give some motivations to students to study hard.
Scoring system
The scoring system with the aims and objectives as mentioned above is a relative scoring system, which relatively used to assess the ability of students in comparison with another students in the class. In this case, we used the assumption that in a group of students, there must be students with very good, good, fair and minuses capability. Thus the assessment for the scoring are as follows:

A     = 4

A -   = 3,5

B     = 3

B -   = 2,5

C     = 2

C -    = 1,5

D     = 1

D -   = 0,5/tidak lulus

E     = 0

Other than that standard value, it is also possible to give the value of K and T, which means:
K = Empty. There are no value because student has not collecting assignments, and if they not do that in the determined time, they will get value of E.
T = Delayed. Values ​​cannot be inserted into the Study Result Card (KHS) because lecturer not collect it into Academic department.
Evaluation Results and Deadlines of Study
Evaluation Results

Evaluation results of study carried out by calculating student achievement index (average value) using following formula:
Grade Point (IP) = (Total of Credits (SKS) which is taken) X (Each Value)
The number of credits (SKS) taken
For value of K & T is not inserted in Grade Point (IP) calculation. Evaluation results is held at least at the end of the semester, at the end of the first two years and at the end of study.
Evaluation Results for the First Two Years
At the end of the first two years, started from the time they begin their study officially, student results will be evaluated to determine whether they can continue their studies or even having to leave their study in Yogyakarta Psychology College.
Students may continue their studies if they meet the following conditions:
1. Collect at least 30 credits (SKS)
2. Achieve grade point average (IPK) of 2.00 (average C)
3. Without E grade
D grade can still be used to calculate the Grade Point (IP), and for the first two-year, students are not allowed to take academic leave.
Evaluation Results At the End of Study
The number of credits that must be taken by students of Stipsi Yogyakarta to complete their  Bachelor of Psychology (S1) is 149 credits, while the other requirements are:
1. Grade Point Average of educational program outside the thesis = 2.00
2. No E grade
3. Total Credits with D grade, not more than 25% of the total credits
4. Has completed exams and thesis with a minimum C grade

Students who are graduated will receive the title of graduation as follows:
- GPA of 3.51 s / d 4.00 with honors (Cum Laude)

- GPA of 2.76 s / d 3.50 is very satisfying
- GPA of 2.00 s / d of 2.75 satisfying

To improve their grade, students are allowed to take the subject which they have been followed before in the limited time. The value used to calculate the Grade Point (IP) is the highest value they ever achieved.
Study Time Limit
Bachelor of Psychology (S1) must be completed by the student no later than seven (7) years of study. At the end of the time, the evaluation and assessment will be executed to get study results. If they are not able to fulfill requirements, then the student must leave the Yogyakarta Psychology College (resigned).

5. Remedial
Remediation is the opportunity which is given to students to improve their grades, whether caused by a lack of attendance in the classroom or for any other reason relating to procedure.
Remediation actually lead to punishment that should be avoided by students as much as possible, because students have consequences to pay beyond their regular fee provisions. Payment of remediation has been regulated by Decree of the Chairman STIPSI Jogja No. 037 / STIPSI / SK / VIII / 2012.

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