Analysis of Artworks (ICM473) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Analysis of Artworks ICM473 3 0 0 3 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, Demonstration, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Bölüm Öğretim Elemanı
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To learn about artworks and artists from different periods, geographies and cultures; to gain knowledge about the major historical events that had an impact on artworks; to gain the ability to define and analyze artworks; to develop critical thinking.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Recognizes major artists and artworks from different periods and civilizations
  • Learns about the characteristics of different periods in which the artwork is produced, and about the major events that had an impact on the artworks.
  • Gains the ability to relate artworks with socio-cultural events that occurred in the historical process.
  • Learns about the emergence of artworks and their transformation in time.
  • Gains the ability to define and analyze artworks.
Course Content The concepts of art and artist; iconology; Paleolithic and Neolithic Period Art; art of ancient civilizations; art in the Middle Ages; art from the Renaissance Period to the Modern Times.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to the course Gaining knowledge about the course
2 Paleolithic and Neolithic Period Art Reading
3 Art of Ancient Civilizations I: Ancient Egypt, Sumerians, Minoan, Akkad, Indus Valley Civilization, Ancient Chinese Dynasties Reading
4 Art of Ancient Civilizations II: Babylonia, Assyria, Mayan, Hittite, Mycenaean, Phrygia, Phoenicia Reading
5 Trip to the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations Reading
6 Art of Ancient Civilizations III: Etruscans, Ancient Greece Reading
7 Midterm Preparation for the midterm exam
8 Art of Ancient Civilizations IV: Roman Empire Reading
9 Art in the Middle Ages I: Byzantine Empire, Sasanian Empire Reading
10 Art in the Middle Ages II: Seljuk Empire, Umayyad Architecture, Abbasid Architecture, Fatimid architecture Aztecs Reading
11 Art in the Middle Ages III: Romanesque, Gothic Reading
12 Student Presentations Preparation for presentation
13 Renaissance Period to the Modern Times I: Baroque Art, Rococo Art Reading
14 Renaissance Period to the Modern Times II: Art of Ottoman Empire, Orientalist Art Reading
15 Renaissance Period to the Modern Times II: Mannerism, Impressionism, Expressionism Reading
16 Final Exam Preparation for the final exam


Other Sources 3. Bazin, G., & Hilav, S. (n.d). Sanat tarihi : sanatın ilk örneklerinden günümüze. İstanbul: Kabalcı, 2015.
4. Gombrich, E. 1. (Ernst Hans), 1909-, Erduran, E., & Erduran, Ö. (1999). Sanatın öyküsü. İstanbul : Remzi Kitabevi, 1999.
5. Turani, A. (1992). Dünya sanat tarihi. İstanbul : Remzi Kitabevi, 1992.

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 1 10
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
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 Reflecting Information into academic environment X
2 Theoretical, scientific, artistic, historical background/structure X
3 Social, environmental, sustainability principles
4 Legal framework
5 Institutional and ethical values X
6 Capability to reflect theory into practice X
7 Capability to make research and interpret the results X
8 Capability to develop alternative solutions
9 Effective writing, drawing and presentation X
10 Capability to perform independent and interdisciplinary works X
11 Capable to criticize, produce counter thesis and synthesis
12 Life-long learning consciousness X
13 Foreign Language Use capability
14 Capable to use information technologies
15 Respect for ethical values, laws, human rights, environmental and cultural heritage

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 10 10
Homework Assignments 1 7 7
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 52