Industrial Graphics (GRT374) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Industrial Graphics GRT374 1 2 0 2 4
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)
  • Instructor Dr. Murat Özkoyuncu
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Designs and applications regarding the position, importance, and function of graphic arts in the industry, analysis of the problems regarding the development and spread of industrial graphics are made.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Knows and talks about the history of industrial graphics, fields of application and interdisciplinary sectoral information
  • Makes function analysis, product analysis, and product market analysis related with design
  • Makes product criticism, use/user profile specification and analysis, and assesses them,
  • Develops material and production methods,
  • Makes designs.
Course Content Usage areas and industrial product, industrial businesses, practical issues of graphic signs and symbols; electronic equipment in ergonomic design.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 What is industry? An overall history of the industrial age. Its relation with graphic design. Fields of application in industrial graphics. The subject of next lesson will be assigned to the students together with the required materials and they will be encouraged to carry out research and sketches.
2 Definition of industrial products and facilities, ergonomic design and order of signs and symbols on the products. Project format and subjects are assigned.
3 The sketching studies of the subject chosen by the student are carried out. Field research and visual documents are requested.
4 The relation between culture and industry design /culture and industry design graphics. Field research and visual documents are requested.
5 Forming a visual language within the scope of industrial graphics through features like signing, directing, symbols, inscriptions. The 5th subject is explained through various examples while the project phase continues.
6 The relation and examples of industrial graphics with advertising, design, contemporary art and market. The projects are approved and the 6th subject is exemplified with current media examples.
7 Midterm
8 Exploring all the visual elements of graphic design over the delivered sketches within the scope of project-typography relation Sketch assignments are given.
9 Promotion campaign preparation of the project for the target audience Billboard, newspaper and journal advertisements (page design), stand design plans are given.
10 Material introduction of the industrial product chosen for the project; its ergonomic features, alternative material choice: glass, plastic, wooden boxes; sectoral factors; Applied assignment is carried out.
11 Research, sketching and design phases, control of research reports Project subjects: Package designs to be used in various industrial sectors, signing and defining systems on the industrial product, coating the industrial product (including cars and buildings) in line with the needs of the target audience and the relevant sector, billboard, newspaper and journal advertisements (page design), stand design
12 Sketch drawings and applications for expressing creative ideas within the scope of the project plan. Applied research is carried out.
13 Project study Applied research is carried out.
14 Project study Applied research is carried out.
15 Finalizing, presentation methods and pre-assessment The projects are submitted.
16 Final Exam


Other Sources 1. Emre Becer, İletişim ve Grafik Tasarım
2. Nigan Beyazıt;Endüstri Ürünleri Tasarımı Kuramları

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 8 20
Presentation - -
Project 1 40
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 30
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 12 100
Percentage of Semester Work 100
Percentage of Final Work 0
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.
2 Knows the legal regulations and processes about Art and Design. X
3 Has knowledge about interdisciplinary interaction associated with the relevant field of Art and Design. X
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.
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. X
11 Converts concrete and abstract concepts into creative thinking, innovative and original products, analyzes the acquired information and skills with a critical approach.
12 Is aware of national and international values of art and design, and acts in accordance with ethical values. X
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. X

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 5 3 15
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 5 3 15
Homework Assignments 4 4 16
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 3 3
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 3 3
Total Workload 100