History of Art (GRT142) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
History of Art GRT142 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, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Şule Pffeifer
Course Assistants
Course Objectives - Puts the ages in order chronoligically - To be able to define the ages in terms of appearance, mean, importance and progress of art in prehistorical age. - To be able to Express the concepts and jargon related to art - To be able to realize the interactions of the civilizations and the natural habitat of people, technology, religion,socio-economic atructure in the formation and development of art.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • - It tells the development of art in historical cultures and civilization
  • - It expresses that technological development , presents new dimensions and facilities in terms of using the tools.
  • - It expresses the socio-cultural forms of the communities in terms of art history.
  • - It tells the artistic periods of Anatolia and Europe and the development and interactions in architecture, sculpture and art.
  • - It differentiates the cultural differences and the style in various work of art.
  • - It analyzes and syntesizes
Course Content Art, stages, styles of civilizations from first appearance of mankind up to now; relations and interactions of the civilization about appearance and development of art, natural environment, socio-economic structure, political and social pattern; prehistoric, protohistoric, early history, historical ages, Mesopotamia, Egypt, ancient Greek and Rome?

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Art terminology and art concept’s style development At the end of each course, students will be provided with the next topic.
2 The stages of art starting from primitive communities. The art in prehistoric and protohistorical age. "
3 Art in Anatolia in BC 2000; The art of Iron Age Civilizations. "
4 The art of Egypt and Its propeties. "
5 The art of mesopotamia and Its properties. "
6 The art of Ancient Greece, Rome and Byzantium. "
7 Midterm Exam --
8 First and middle age european art and perspective properties in sculpture and Architecture, the properties of location composition "
9 Various Art movemetns and style properties in europe "
10 Various Art movemetns and style properties in europe "
11 Various Art movemetns and style properties in europe "
12 Various Art movemetns and style properties in europe "
13 Various Art movemetns and style properties in europe "
14 Humanism, Idealism, Perspectivism, Naturalism "
15 Neo. Classism; 19. century Art Movements "
16 Final exam --


Course Book 1. A.Turani, Dünya Sanat Tarihi, İst,2007
2. E.H Gomrich, Sanatın Öyküsü, İst, 1980
3. G.Petrov, olaylar içinde Büyük sanatçılar ve Üstün Yapıtları, İst.1979
4. S.K Yetkin, Estetik ve Ana Sorunları, İst.1979
5. I.Edman, Sanat ve İnsan, İst.1977
6. Eczacıbaşı Sanat Ansiklopedisi 1.2.3 cilt İst. 1987
7. M.Sözen U.Tanyeli, Sanat Kavram ve terimleri Sözcüğü, İst.1986
8. D.Hasol, Ansiklopedik Mimarlık Sözlüğü, İst.1993
9. S.Little, İzmler, Sanatı Anlamak
10. National Geographic, Visual History of the world, Berlin,2005
11. Adam Hart-Davis, History, The Definitive Visual Guide, from the Dawn of civilization to the Present day, London 2007
12. A.Cotterel, The Penguin Encyclopedia of Ancient Civilizations New York 1988
13. J.McIntosh&C.Twist, Civilizations Ten Thousand Years of Ancient History, London, 2001
14. G.Richter, A Handbook of Greek art, New York 1977
15. A.Şişman Sanata ve Sanat Kavramlarına Giriş İst.2006

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 X
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 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 4 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 4 8
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 2 2
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 100