ECTS - Art, Architecture and Ethic

Art, Architecture and Ethic (ICM373) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Art, Architecture and Ethic ICM373 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, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Bölüm Öğretim Elemanı
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To show the conceptual problematic of 20th and 21th centuries art and design practice
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • to gain conceptual thinking skills to interior design students who are designed in the 21th century
  • to gain awareness of the conceptual problematic of the art and design practices
  • to understand the responsibilities as designers towards society
Course Content The conceptual problems of art and design world which was radically changed with the idea of modernity.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Information about the course content. Gaining information about the course from reference books.
2 Introduction to modern concepts of art and design. Modernity Pre-research on topic
3 Art and design conceptual problems of modernity: representation Pre-research on topic
4 Art and design conceptual problems of modernity: Avant-garde Pre-research on topic
5 1st Mid-Term Exam Preparation for 1st Mid-Term Exam, re-works on topics
6 Art and design conceptual problems of modernity: Subjectivity and objectivity Pre-research on topic
7 Problems of Modernity: City, critical notes on Eifel Tower. Assignment of the 1st homework Pre-research on topic
8 Submission and Presentation of the 1st homework Preparation for the 1st homework
9 Popular Culture Pre-research on topic
10 End of the Modernity: Complexity and Contradiction Pre-research on topic
11 2nd Mid-Term Exam Preparation for 2nd Mid-Term Exam, re-works on topics
12 New concepts in ART and design: Imitation, Appropriation, Quotation, Sampling and Stolen. Pre-research on topic
13 Vernacular and Kitsch Assignment of the 2nd homework Pre-research on topic
14 Submission and Presentation of the 2nd homework Preparation for the 2nd homework
15 General evaluation for the final exam Preparation for the final exam
16 General evaluation Reworks of Topics


Other Sources 1. Lash, Scott, Another Modernity: A Different Rationality, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford/Cambridge, 1999.
2. Lefebvre, Henri, Introduction to Modernity, Verso, London/New York, 1995 (1962).
3. Masiero,Roberto, Mimaride Estetik, Dost Kitabevi, İstanbul, 2006
4. Sheppard, Richard, Modernısm-, Dada-, Postmodernism, Northwestern Uni. Press, Evanston, 2000.
5. Touraine, Alain, Critique of Modernity, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford/Cambridge, 1995.
6. Ural, Şafak. Etik, Estetik. YEM Yayınları, İstanbul 2004.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 25
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 4 100
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 7 2 14
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 2 4 8
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 10 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 52