Cartoon (ART202) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Cartoon ART202 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Students be able to perceive art of cartoon formally and narratively and comprehend idea of cartoon jokes. To teach simple expression and drawing styles in the direction of principles of cartoon.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Learning the definition and purposes of cartoons.
  • Learning to be able to criticize of daily life and its outcomes.
  • .
  • Learning tools of design and drawing of cartoon.
  • Learning to draw cartoon.
Course Content Basic information on cartoon; drawing techniques using simple rules; humor; career-oriented cartoon work.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction, briefing about the course content. Analyzing various references about course.
2 Definition of cartoon. Definition of caricature. Introducing the course equipment. Knowledge of course equipment and resources.
3 A brief history of international cartoon with examples. Analyzing the well- known cartoon artists, their style and successful cartoon examples. History of cartoon.
4 A brief history of Turkish cartoon with examples. History of cartoon.
5 Presentation of carton history and famous artists. Drawing styles of cartoon artists. Humour of cartoon.
6 Drawing cartoon about defined subjects. Discuss about the drawings. Drawing cartoon.
7 Midterm Revision of students’ works.
8 Explanation of types of cartoon art (political issues, fun, global issues etc.), choosing one ot these types by students. Definition of cartoon drawing techniques.
9 Humouristic approach and thinking. Expression the ideas with simple lines. Creative thinking, idea catching.
10 Finding spots about the selected types of cartoon. Methods of the finding ideas. Practicing on drawing techniques.
11 Finding spots about the selected types of cartoon. Identifying the humorus cartoon. Expression the finding ideas with simple lines. Practicing on drawing techniques.
12 Reconsidering the finding humors, practicing cartoon sketches. Practicing on drawing techniques.
13 Reconsidering the design of the cartoon sketches. Discuss about the sketches. Practicing on drawing techniques, combining the drawings and expressions.
14 Completing the previous sketches. Finishing works from sketches to cartoons.
15 Preparation of the exhibition of cartoon works and opening the exhibition. Preparation of the exhibition.
16 Final exam


Other Sources 1. Balcıoğlu, S. (1974). 50 Yılın Türk Karikatürü. İş Bankası.
2. Çeviker, T. (1998). Gelişim Sürecinde Türk karikatürü. Adam Yayınları.
3. Topuz, H. (2004). Dünya Karikatür Tarihi.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 15 10
Laboratory - -
Application 15 30
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 4 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 20
Toplam 36 100
Percentage of Semester Work 80
Percentage of Final Work 20
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

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Application 16 2 32
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 4 3 12
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 4 4
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 4 4
Total Workload 100