ECTS - History of Design and Art

History of Design and Art (EUT144) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
History of Design and Art EUT144 2 0 0 2 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Filiz Özsuca
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course aims to explore the emergence process of industrial design as a different discipline from the other art and design fields and the changes and developments in this process.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Tells artistic and technological developments of the past cultures and civilizations.
  • Learns the development process of Industial Design discipline
  • Describes different artistic periods; developments and interactions in architecture, sculpture and painting.
  • Expresses that technological development offers new dimensions and opportunities in the use of materials.
  • Connects the knowledge gained in the process with today
Course Content The development of art and product design from prehistoric times to industrial revolution and today, examples from the World and Turkey.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Development of mankind in the first ages and the first “designs” tools Reading
2 The aim and function od art, its relationship with the other sociologic elements Reading
3 Mesopotamian and Egyptian Art and their characteristics. Reading
4 Ancient Greek Art characteristics Reading
5 Roman Art Reading
6 The structure of mankind in the Middle Ages, its compliance with the environment Reading
7 Mid term Preparation for the mid term
8 Design before the Industrial Revolution: Brief History Reading
9 Industrial Revoluiton after Traditional Crafts Reading
10 Transition to Industrial Art Reading
11 Industrialization and search for harmony Reading
12 Design for the Mass Considerations Reading
13 Industry Technology Relationship Reading
14 Transition to hand workmanship to fabrication Reading
15 General assessment Reading
16 Final Exam Preparation for the final exam


Other Sources 1. Heskett, John (1980) Industrial Design. LONDON, Thames and Hudson
2. Gombrich, E.H. (1980) Sanatın Öyküsü, İstanbul

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 18 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
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 Has the ability to reflect the multidimensional knowledge obtained regarding the field to the academic environment. X
2 Has the knowledge and understanding regarding the necessary intellectual, discursive, scientific, technological, aesthetic, artistic, historical and cultural background for the field. X
3 Has the knowledge and understanding in the economic, environmental, social areas and regarding the sustainability principles and standards in the field of Industrial Design. X
4 Has the knowledge of legal framework and standards regarding the field. X
5 Has the knowledge and understanding on the corporate and ethical values regarding the field. X
6 Has the ability to develop concepts and reflect the theory to practice, develop alternative design solutions and carry out the project process independently from the conceptual stage to the implemenetation. X
7 Has the ability to identify the necessary research in the field, use the correct research methods and techniques and interpret the results. X
8 Has the ability to use the effective drawing, written and visual presentation techniques and tools in the studies regarding the field. X
9 Has the self-confidence and competence to take individual and collective responsibility in the interdisciplinary studies. X
10 Learns the knowledge and abilities in the field by evaluating them with a critical approach and through generating antithesis and synthesis. X
11 Act with the awareness of lifelong learning. Has the necessary motivation and learning skills for this. X
12 Follows the developments in the field through using a foreign language at least at European Language Portfolio B1 level and communicates effectively with the colleagues. X
13 Uses the computer software at least at the advanced level of European Computer Driving Licence and uses the information technologies required in the field interactively. X
14 Uses his/her knowledge and skills in a professional manner, in the light of ethical principles, in accordance with the professional rules and standards and legal frameworks and considering their social, environmental and ethical consequences. X
15 With the knowledge of human values, the student is respectful to the human rights and social and cultural rights. Shows the necessary sensitivity for the protection of the natural environment and cultural heritage; acts with the awareness of social responsibility and social justice. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Special Course Internship 2 4 8
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 1 14
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 5 5
Homework Assignments 1 5 5
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 5 5
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 6 6
Total Workload 75