Art History (PR235) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Art History PR235 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 Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Observation Case Study, Field Trip.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To describe the appearance of art, its importance and evolution beginning with the prehistoric age. To express the concepts and terms related to art by classifying ages chronologically. To realize the importance of the interaction among the environment that people lived, technology, religion, socio-economic structure and civilizations in the appearance of art.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students know the artistic developments in ancient cultures and civilizations.
  • Students know the developments in technology provides us with new dimensions and possibilities for the function of the materials
  • Students know the socio-cultural structures of the societies in terms of the History of Art
  • Students know the periods of art in Anatolia and Europe as well as being familiar with the developments in fields like architecture, sculpture and painting.
Course Content The content of the course includes the art from past to present and the kinds of art which were created by shaping the material. During this course the meaning and importance of the art, the concept and literature about the history of art are introduced. The appearance and development of various artistic decorations such as architecture, sculptor,

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Terminology and concepts in Art, Stylistic Developments Adam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 1
2 The periods of Art from the primitive communes to the present. Prehistoric Age, Art in Prehistoric Ages. Adam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 1
3 Art in Anatolia, 2000 BCE. Art in Iron Age Civilizations. Lecture notes
4 Egyptian Art and its Importance Adam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 2
5 Mesopotamian Art and its Characteristics Adam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 3
6 Ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantium Art Adam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 3
7 Early, Middle Age European Art; Qualities of the perspective in architecture, and sculptor, qualities of composition of a place Adam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 4
8 Midterm Ezam All chapters
9 Various Artistic Schools in Europe and their stylistic qualities. dam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 5
10 Various Artistic Schools in Europe and their stylistic qualities. Adam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 5
11 Humanism, Idealism, Perspectivism, Naturalism, Manierism, Baroque-Rococo Adam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 5
12 Neo-Classism; 19th century Artistic Schools Adam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 6
13 19th and 20th centuries Artistic Schools Adam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 5
14 20. century art Adam Hart-Davis,2007, chapter 7
15 Summery
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Adam Hart-Davis, History, The Definitive Visual Guide, from the Dawn of civilization to the Present day, London 2007
Other Sources 2. J.McIntosh&C.Twist, Civilizations Ten Thousand Years of Ancient History, London, 2001
3. A.Şişman Sanata ve Sanat Kavramlarına Giriş İst.2006

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 5 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 8 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
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 1 - To be able to utilize the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in the fields of International Trade and Logistics with an interdisciplinary approach in developing expertise on the track of the progress in the globalized business world
2 2 - To exercise managerial skills by conducting his/her competences in the fields of International Trade and Logistics actively into real processes
3 3 - To be able to communicate effectively both in written and oral forms with the peers in the department where he/she holds a position and organize professional development activities
4 4 - To assess the basic and current dynamics of flexible and open fields of International Trade and Logistics in a theoretical framework
5 5 - To solve the complex problems in the fields of International Trade and Logistics with analytic and independent thinking ability and capability to synthesize them with embracing versatility
6 6 - To keep professional capabilities updated through improving business practicum by keeping track of the changes and innovations in the sector
7 7 - To have the characteristics to interpret, inquire and deepen the knowledge acquired during the education process within the existing economic conjuncture
8 8 - To have the necessary organizational skills and responsibility to create flexible, efficient and rapid solutions to the existing and possible problems with an innovative approach by facilitating sectoral coordination through the practices of International Trade and Logistics.
9 9 - To be able to use the current and widely used field specific information and software programs besides having up-to-date technical equipment and multiple language skills needed by private sector in both national and international platforms.
10 10 - To possess the competency in the English language to be able to communicate in every platform effectively, due to the international characteristic of the field they studied
11 11 - To become individuals having high intellectual and social capacity, vision and moral values and the ability to adapt to group communication

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 1 14
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 15 30
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 122