ECTS - History of Art and Architecture I

History of Art and Architecture I (ICM221) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
History of Art and Architecture I ICM221 2 0 0 2 3
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, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Bölüm Öğretim Elemanı
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To understand the development of architecture and art, the cultural interaction and the differences in its historical context.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Learns the architectural and the art works belongs to different cultures.
  • Understands the emergence and the development of architectural and art works comparatively.
  • Distinguishes the architectural and art works from different periods.
  • Learns the terminology of history of architecture and art.
  • Relates the historical and socio-economic conditions with the architectural and the art works.
Course Content The historical development of architecture and art and geographical differences and their socio-cultural interactions by comparatively via visuals, plans, etc. between the paleolithic era and 14th century.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Presentation of the course Related reading
2 Paleolithic Era -Neolithic Era Related reading
3 Mesopotamian culture and cities Related reading
4 Egypt Architecture Related reading
5 Chinese and Indian Architecture / Giving the essay topic. Related reading
6 Midterm 1 Preparation for Midterm 1
7 Greek architecture Related reading
8 Roman Architecture Related reading
9 Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture Related reading
10 Early Islamic Architecture Related reading
11 Midterm 2 Preparation for Midterm 2
12 Early Medieval Architecture Related reading
13 Gothic Architecture / Essay submission Related reading / Preparation for Essay submission
14 Seljuk Architecture Seljuk Architecture
15 Seljuk Architecture Related reading
16 Final Exam Preparation for final


Other Sources 1. Gombrich, E. H. (1976) Erduran, Ö. ve Erduran, E. (çev.) Sanatın Öyküsü, Başlangıcından Günümüze Sanat Tarihi. İstanbul: Remzi Kitabevi.
2. Hasol, D. (2010) Ansiklopedik Mimarlık Sözlüğü. İstanbul: Yem Yayınları
3. Hollingsworth, M. (2009) Dünya Sanat Tarihi. Küçükerdoğan, R. ve Ergüder, B. (çev.) İstanbul: İnkılap Kitabevi.
4. Roth, L. M. (2000) Akça, E. (çev.) Mimarlığın Öyküsü. İstanbul: Kabalcı Yayınları.
5. Turani, A. (2014) Dünya Sanat Tarihi. İstanbul: Remzi Kitabevi

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 5 100
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 Having knowledge and awareness of the design and construction decisions influenced by geographical variations in social, economic, cultural, and physical contexts.
2 Being able to collaborate in a multidisciplinary manner at the national and international levels, independently or jointly planning design projects in interdisciplinary work, and taking on responsibilities to execute/manage them in the field of interior architecture.
3 Having knowledge about the principles, laws, regulations and standards related to the field of interior architecture; being aware of professional ethics, duties and responsibilities.
4 Being able to obtain the necessary data using accurate research methods and techniques, interpreting the results, and transforming the theoretical knowledge acquired by generating counter-arguments/syntheses, evaluating them, and applying them to alternative design solutions in the practical domain in the field of interior architecture.
5 Expressing data, ideas, design solutions and projects accurately and effectively by using oral, written and/or visual communication techniques and technology in the interior architectural design process.
6 Having knowledge of interior space systems in a way that considers the relationship between the base building construction and the interior construction in the interior architectural design process.
7 Providing a holistic design approach by developing details through the appropriate selection of furnishing, product and material in the interior architectural design process.
8 Creating space with the influence of psychology, sociology, philosophy, architecture and art by using scientific and technical knowledge that will respond to aesthetic and functional needs in the field of interior architecture.
9 Developing user-oriented design solutions with human factors, ergonomics, universal and inclusive design principles in the interior architectural design process.
10 Having knowledge within the scope of the historical development of architecture and art in the interior architectural design process, having the competence to make decisions by exhibiting a respectful and sensitive attitude towards cultural heritage and historical/natural environment.
11 Designing to increase spatial comfort and wellbeing with the impact of physical environmental systems such as lighting, color, acoustics, air conditioning, etc. in the interior architectural design process.
12 Having the ability to develop a sustainable design by using natural and built environment information in the interior architectural design process.
13 Keeping up with new developments in the field of interior architecture and design, having a consciousness of lifelong learning, and contributing to the field.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 2 6 12
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 5 5
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 8 16
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 75