History of Culture (MTT191) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
History of Culture MTT191 2 0 0 2 5
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, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Gül Kania Eralp
Course Assistants
Course Objectives - Being able to comprehend the civilizations and cultures in Anatolia chronoligically - Being able to comprehend the interaction with the neighbour cultural regions and advances in technology , arts, politics, religion, trade and science
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • 1- It expresses various cultures that have developed in Anatolia through ages and the history of progress of the civilization made up to now.
  • 2- It owns the culture knowing that it is the common possession and an alliance of values of humanity
  • 3- It respects to protect the common values
  • 4- With an investigatvie , creative, critical and comparing approach, it relates cause-effect relation in the face of events.
  • Oldest cultures in Anatolia, culture and civilization terms, diffirent production and technologic developments, differentiation in social system, relations and interactions with other culture areas (out of Anatolia)
Course Content The relations, interactions and the activities including art, technology, architecture, language, script, socio-economic structure, culture and religion between the oldest community of the history of Anatolia and the cultures outside anatolia are chronoligically processed. This process starts from the pre-historic age. It includes prehistorical and historical ages.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Concepts of culture and civilization Students will be made to do research fort he next class’s subject which will be given before class.
2 Anatoli’s pre-historic eras; Paleolithic/Neolithic Revolution "
3 Neolithic revolution, Chalcolithic period "
4 Mycenean period; Hattis "
5 Assyria Trade Colonies period "
6 Hittite Period and Civilization, Hurris "
7 Midterm exam --
8 Hittite Period and Civilization "
9 Iron Period Civilizations "
10 Late Hittite , Phrygian, Urartu Civilizations "
11 Lydia,Lycia, Karya Civilizations "
12 Aegean Culture History, Hellene Civilization "
13 AegeanCultur History, Rome Civilization "
14 AegeanCultur History, Rome Civilization "
15 AegeanCultur History, Rome Civilization "
16 Final exam --


Course Book 1. E. Akurgal, Anadolu Kültür Tarihi, Ankara 1998
2. S.Gür, Anadolu Uygarlıkları ve Antik Şehirler, İstanbul 2007
3. İ. Mellart, Çatalhöyük, Anadolu’da bir Neolitik Kent 2003
4. M.Özdoğan, Neolithic in Turkey, 1999.
5. V. Sevin, Anadolu Arkeolojisi, İstanbul 2003
6. M. Darga, Hitit Mimarlığı I, İstanbul 1985
7. M.Darga, Hitit Sanatı, İstanbul, 1992

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
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 To acquire extensive theoretical and applied knowledge about the field of art and design. X
2 To conduct academic research on the terms, notions, cases and issues related to the field; to identify, comprehend, design and apply them through proper/correct methods and techniques.
3 To transform the field knowledge into creative thinking skills.
4 To be able to plan and carry out projects, related to the field, in conceptual and production process both as an individual and as a member of a group. To evaluate and share the results with society.
5 To specify the field competencies and to develop a lifelong social responsibility and critical thinking ability. X
6 To be able to use information technologies in the field effectively at the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level.
7 To have a good command of a foreign language at European Language Portfolio B1 Level and to be able to communicate with the colleagues and to follow the developments in the field.
8 To produce and carry out projects by using quantitative and qualitative data in the field and to share them with the professionals or non-professionals.
9 To be aware of national and international values in art and design and to acquire professional ethics. X
10 To transform the abstract and concrete concepts into creative thoughts and authentic works.
11 To gain knowledge about culture and history of art and acquire an esthetical consciousness. X
12 To acquire sufficient knowledge and develop an awareness of the universal justice, cultural, ethical and natural preservation, and occupational health and safety. X

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 8 5 40
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 5 3 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 7 7
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 3 5 15
Total Workload 125