History of Civilization (HIST204) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
History of Civilization HIST204 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies .
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Gürsan Şenalp
Course Assistants
Course Objectives
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The central theme of the course is the development and transformations of the capitalist World Economy. The Industrial Revolution is certainly the most fundamental transformation of mankind in all human history. How and when did it happened are some of the questions to discuss during the courses. The transformation period from Feurdal Economy to Industry; preconditions of the Industrial Revolution; the patterns of Industrialization etc. are the main topics.
Course Content No data provided

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Main Characteristics of Feudal Economic System Özkan, 1-12
2 Prerequisites of the formation of Industry Özkan, 13-14
3 Legal System Özkan,15-17
4 Guilds Özkan,17-19
5 Technological Accumulation Özkan,20-22
6 Manpower Özkan,22-23
7 Entrepreneurs Özkan,23
8 Capital Özkan,24-25
9 Market Özkan,26
10 The Industrial Revolution 1780-1840 Hobsbawm
11 The Human Results of the Industrial Revolution Hobsbawm
12 Agriculture 1750-1850 Hobsbawm
13 Industrialization Second Phase Hobsbawm
14 Standards of Living 1850-1914 Hobsbawm


Course Book 1. Hobsbawm,Eric,(1999),Industry and Empire, Penguin Books, England. 1999 Özkan, Yılmaz, (2004), From Feudalism to Industrial Revolution, Lecture Notes,Atilim University, 2004
2. Cameron,Rondo,(1989), A Concise Economic History of the World, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1989

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring the skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts and methods of economics X
2 Acquiring the skills of macro level economic analysis X
3 Acquiring the skills of micro level economic analysis X
4 Understanding the formulation and implementation of economic policies at the local, national, regional, and/or global level X
5 Learning different approaches on economic and related issues X
6 Acquiring the quantitative and/or qualitative techniques in economic analysis X
7 Improving the ability to use the modern software, hardware and/or technological devices X
8 Developing intra-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary team work skills X
9 Acquiring an open-minded behavior through encouraging critical analysis, discussions, and/or life-long learning X
10 Adopting work ethic and social responsibility X
11 Developing the skills of communication. X
12 Improving the ability to effectively implement the knowledge and skills in at least one of the following areas: economic policy, public policy, international economic relations, industrial relations, monetary and financial affairs. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 4 64
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 4 64
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 4 8
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 2 4
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 3 3
Total Workload 143