Graphic Design I (GRT201) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Graphic Design I GRT201 2 4 0 4 10
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, Drill and Practice, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. F.Emel Ertürk
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The purpose of the course Graphical Design I is to teach graphical explanation language of a topic, an idea or an object in theory and practice by using graphical techniques and methods..
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Studies authentic and artificial objects.
  • Expresses though using POINTS AND LINES.
  • Masters and applies gradual change,
  • By using gradual change, identifies and designs another object like pictogram, emblem and logo
  • Masters and applies letter and stain relation.
Course Content The language of graphic narrative; graphic presentation techniques and visual materials; symbolic and conceptual graphic design work ( pictogram-corporate identity studies, etc.) in graphic design problem-solving techniques; approach to problem, research, analysis, synthesis phase, knowledge of composition; color information.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Dersin amacı, kapsamı, yöntemi ve kaynaklar hakkında bilgi Bringing necessary materials to the class.
2 Detailed study of an artificial object from different views. Bringing necessary materials to the class.
3 The subject continues. Bringing necessary materials to the class.
4 Metamorphosis studies Bringing necessary materials to the class.
5 Metamorphosis studies (linear and speckle studies) Bringing necessary materials to the class.
6 Studies of moving on to pictogram from metamorphosis Bringing necessary materials to the class.
7 Midterm
8 Studies of emblem and logotype Bringing necessary materials to the class.
9 Text and work towards stain relations and corporate identity work trials. Bringing necessary materials to the class.
10 Studies obtained from the metamorphosis benefiting from the efforts of black and white, graphic design and composition work done. Bringing necessary materials to the class.
11 Graphic design and composition of the work to be done Bringing necessary materials to the class.
12 Coloring of compositions. Bringing necessary materials to the class.
13 Coloring of compositions. Bringing necessary materials to the class.
14 Coloring of compositions. Bringing necessary materials to the class.
15 Coloring of compositions. Bringing necessary materials to the class.
16 Final Exam


Other Sources 1. E. BECER, İletişim ve Grafik Tasarım, Ankara, 2015
2. E. BECER, Modern Sanat ve Yeni Tipografi, Ankara, 2007
3. D. BEKTAŞ, Çağdaş Grafik Tasarımın Gelişimi, İstanbul, 1992
4. A. TURANİ, Dünya Sanat Tarihi, Ankara 2007.
5. E.H. Gombrich, Sanatın Öyküsü, İstanbul 2014.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 40
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 3 90
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
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 Acquires Art and Design culture and aesthetic knowledge, theoretical and applied knowledge about the discipline. X
2 Knows the legal regulations and processes about Art and Design.
3 Has knowledge about interdisciplinary interaction associated with the relevant field of Art and Design.
4 Describes the concepts, ideas, facts, and problems related with the field; perceives, designs, and applies them multi-dimensionally. X
5 Evaluates interaction with sub-disciplines related with the field, uses the information creatively. X
6 Works, undertakes responsibility, and carries out plans individually and as a group member. X
7 Identifies the learning requirements about the field, and directs his learning within a lifelong sense of social conscience. X
8 Uses information and communication technologies required by the field at least at an advanced level of Europe Computer Literacy License.
9 Follows new information relevant with the field and communicates with colleagues using a foreign language (Europe Language Portfolio General Level: B1 Level).
10 Creates projects supporting solution suggestions to problems in his field with qualified and quantified data; shares them with experts and non-experts.
11 Converts concrete and abstract concepts into creative thinking, innovative and original products, analyzes the acquired information and skills with a critical approach. X
12 Is aware of national and international values of art and design, and acts in accordance with ethical values.
13 Has knowledge, equipment, and aesthetic awareness about art culture and history that is necessary for carrying out successful studies related with the discipline.
14 Has enough awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality culture, and protection of cultural values and environment, occupational health and safety.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 6 96
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 11 10 110
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 6 5 30
Homework Assignments 1 7 7
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 7 7
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 250