History of Civilization (HIST221) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
History of Civilization HIST221 3 0 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
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, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Gül Kania
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Through out this course from the treatment of the earliest culturesand civilizations to the discussion of the later ones we pursue certain key elements, such as social and political structures, science, technology, religion, cultural expressions, trade, philosophies, ideologies.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To learn different cultures, civilizations, throughout the world with their contributions
  • To learn and understand ancient beliefs, ideas and philosophies
  • To illustrate the developments and improvements of ancient cultures and civilizations
  • Analyzing and understanding the social, political structures of various civilizations
Course Content A chronological order of the rise of civilizations from Sumer until the Scientific Revolution.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Definitions about culture and civilization, Anatolian chronology. Related chapters
2 The origins of humankind and ice ages, Art of communication; Early Nearthastern cultures; prehistorical periods of Anatolia. Related chapters
3 Early Historical periods, Iron Ages cultures of Anatolia Related chapters
4 The first civilizations in Mezopotamia and the River Valley Civilizations of the world. Related chapters
5 Egyptian, Phoenician, Westernization civilizations; science and technologies in Ancient Near East. Related chapters
6 The forming of Greek civilizations; Crete, Early Greece Related chapters
7 The Roman civilization Related chapters
8 The projects Related chapters
9 The Middle Ages Related chapters
10 The Byzantines; Islamic and Early Medival Woel Related chapters
11 The expansion of Europe, economy, society and politics in the High Middle Ages Related chapters
12 Religious and intellectual developments, The Later Middle Ages Related Chapters
13 The civilization of Renaissance and Reformation Related chapters
14 The Age of Enlightment, The French Revolution Related chapters
15 General Conclusion, inheritances of early civilizations Related chapters
16 Final exam

Sources

Course Book 1. Tanilli, S. (2004), Uygarlık Tarihi, İstanbul / Tanilli, S. (2002), Yüzyılların Gerçeği ve Mirası, Cilt 1, İstanbul
Other Sources 2. Özçelik, N. (2002), İlkçağ Tarihi ve Uygarlığı, Ankara/ Memiş, E. (2006), Eskiçağ Medeniyetleri Tarihi, Bursa /Yavuz, H. (2008), Batı Uygarlığı Tarihine Teorik Bir Giriş, Ankara.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 35
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 65
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work 0
Percentage of Final Work 100
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 Students obtain fundamental knowledge about the theoretical approaches, concepts, research methods and techniques of public relations, advertising, media, marketing and integrated marketing.
2 Students obtain interdisciplinary knowledge about political, cultural, economic and social process within local, national and international levels. X
3 Students obtain knowledge about the effective use of digital media intended for public relations, advertising, marketing and integrated marketing. X
4 Students obtain knowledge about the use of new media tools both theoretically and practically.
5 Students obtain knowledge about the design and development of any public relations and advertising campaign based on the target group and strategic objectives.
6 Students obtain knowledge about the organizational communications structures.
7 Students obtain knowledge about various strategies of crisis management.
8 Students obtain knowledge about required research, planning, methods and techniques within public relations and advertising fields.
9 Students obtain knowledge about ethical principles and values of public relations and advertising
10 Students obtain knowledge about legal regulations of both communication law and advertising.
11 Students learn how to communicate with both local and foreign, academic and non-academic stakeholders in order to conduct PR and advertising researches or practices.
12 Students learn how to work in teamwork for PR and advertising researches and practices.
13 Students learn how to prepare and conduct various communicational activities of various organizations.
14 Students learn how to collect information, analyze and present the findings of PR, advertising, marketing and consumer researches.
15 Students learn how to plan and conduct media and advertising campaigns.
16 Students learn how to use digital communication tools effectively and design a product.
17 Students have the capacity of using theoretical background and conducting methodologies in order to gather information, analyze and interpret within PR and advertising fields.
18 Students have the capacity of understanding the social-cultural context of PR and advertising practices for the related organizations.
19 Students have the capacity of following the latest developments at national and global levels.
20 Students have the capacity of taking the responsibilities for the possible problems in any PR program or campaign and develop creative solutions.
21 Students have the capacity of using various applications and technological tools to conduct PR and advertising programs and advertising campaigns.
22 Students have the capacity of exercising the ethical codes based on national and international professional standards in PR and advertising activities.
23 Students have the capacity of forming and practicing brand management strategies.
24 Students have the capacity of dealing with the possible risks in organizations.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 3 3
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 6 6
Total Workload 105