ECTS - Studies in Masterpieces of World Literature

Studies in Masterpieces of World Literature (HUM312) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Studies in Masterpieces of World Literature HUM312 3 0 0 3 4
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, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. N. Berrin Aksoy
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to familiarize students with a selection of major texts of world literature in terms of both form and content and to improve their ability to appreciate literary texts,to recognize authors,literary periods,genres of literature belonging to a variety of cultures and frames of mind.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • In this course ,students are expected; to acquire knowledge about authors,their background and literary qualities;
  • to be familiar with the major texts of world literature, as literary and cultural artefacts;
  • to be able to engage in independent written and oral response to major themes and ideas found in world literature;
  • to be able to explore the significance of those texts and their implications in today’s world.
Course Content Texts selected from major works of world literature such as English, Russian and French: one novel, two short stories, two poems, one play.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 General Introduction to literature and how to study literature Prentice Hall,pp.4-5 ; Frye ,Baker ,pp.3-6
2 General Introduction to literature and how to study literature Prentice Hall,pp.4-5 ; Frye ,Baker ,pp.3-6
3 An Overview of literary periods,genres Frye,Baker, pp.8-9;40-41;421-432
4 An Introduction to the first and second stories Assigned by the Instructor
5 Study and analysis of the background and authors of the two short stories Course material to be given by the instructor from Prentice Hall.
6 Study and analysis of the background and authors of the two short stories Course material to be given by the instructor from Prentice Hall
7 Discussion Course material to be given by the instructor from Prentice Hall and Frye ,Baker.
8 Mid-Term Frye,Baker; Prentice Hall; course material given by the instructor beforehand
9 A general introduction to the novel Frye,Baker;pp.3-9
10 A general introduction to the novel Frye,Baker;pp.3-9
11 Study and analysis of the background and author of the novel Course material assigned by the instructor
12 Study and analysis of the background and author of the novel Course material assigned by the instructor
13 Discussion of the novel Same as above
14 A general introduction to poetry,study and analysis Prentice Hall,pp.788-789; Frye,Baker pp.421-427
15 Discussion of the poem Prentice Hall, course material handed out by the instructor
16 An introduction to the play,study and analysis Prentice Hall
17 Discussion of the play Course material handed out by the instructor
18 Final Exam Prentice Hall; Frye and Baker, material handed out by the instructor


Course Book 1. Ders Kitabı: Literature. Timeless Voices Timeless Themes ( Gold Level) Prentice Hall,2000.
Other Sources 2. Literature.Timeless Voices,Timeless Themes ( World Masterpieces) Prentice Hall,2000
3. The Practical Imagination: Stories,Poems,Plays. Eds. Frye,Baker,Perkins. Harper and Row,Publishers, New York,1987.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 20
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work
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 Integrates and utilizes the information, skills, and approaches obtained from basic, clinical, and medical sciences, behavioral sciences, and social sciences when offering healthcare services.
2 Offers healthcare services to patients with a biopsychosocial approach where the sociodemographic and sociocultural backgrounds of these individuals are taken into consideration, focusing on the universal human values, ethical principles, and professional duties; without exercising discrimination on the basis of language, religion, race, or sex.
3 Aims to protect, improve, and develop individual and public health when offering healthcare services.
4 Performs the necessary studies in sustaining and improving health, taking into the individual, public, social, and environmental factors to affect it.
5 Trains healthy individuals/ patients, their relatives, and other healthcare workers in healthcare upon determining the features, requirements, and expectations of their target audience.
6 Exercises a safe, rational, and effective approach in the procedures of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation; while offering healthcare services.
7 Implements interventional and/or non-interventional practices in a way that is safe and effective for patients during the procedures of diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation.
8 Offers healthcare services taking into account the health and safety of patients and employees.
9 Takes the regional and global changes in physical and socioeconomic settings to affect health, as well as the changes in the individual features and behaviors of patients referring to them into account, while offering healthcare.
10 Takes the good medical practices into account while performing their duties.
11 Undertakes the tasks and duties within the framework of their professional ethical rules, as well as their legal rights and duties.
12 Stands for the improvements in the manner in which healthcare services are offered, taking into account the concepts of social reliability and social duty, in an effort to protect and improve individual and public health.
13 Evaluates the effects of health policies and healthcare practices on public health indicators, and, where required, amends their evaluation on the grounds of scientific and social needs; in an effort to help improve the quality of healthcare services.
14 Leads their healthcare team while offering healthcare services, in a participative, and collaborative manner.
15 Establishes positive relationships within their healthcare team; and where needed, easily adapts to various positions among their team.
16 Exercises effective communication with patients, the relatives of patients, healthcare professionals, and groups from other professions, as well as institutions and organizations.
17 Plans and conducts scientific studies on the society to which they serve, and use the results of these, or those from other studies, to benefit the society.
18 Accesses the current literature on their profession, and evaluates them with a critical approach.
19 Chooses the correct sources of learning to improve the healthcare services that they offer, and regulates their own learning process.
20 Demonstrates the skills of obtaining and evaluating new information, integrating newer pieces of information with their current ones, as well as adapting to changing conditions throughout their professional life.

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 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
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