History of Turkish Art (MTT192) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
History of Turkish Art MTT192 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, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Seyfi Başkan
  • Prof. Dr. Erdem Ünver
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Comprehending Turkish art
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • 1- gives information on Turkish art from various periods of time
  • 2- makes assessments about Turkish art
  • 3- compares Turkish art with the art of other cultures
Course Content The past, traditions, the process of its emergence, and the stages it has gone up to now; skills of recognizing, distinguishing, synthesising and analysing the cultural values of societies; the art of Middle East (pre-Islamic Turkish art), the art of the period of principalities and Seljuk, Ottoman art, the Republic period art and contemporary Turk

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Objective, scope, method and sources of the course At the end of each lesson the topic of the following session will be given so that students can make research.
2 The concept of Turkish culture and art, political and geographical identification "
3 Introduction to Turkish art: General features of Turkish art, its place in Turkish culture and determining its cultural geography "
4 Pre-Islamic Turkish art: Hun, Tabgach, Avar, Gokturk and Uigur art "
5 Turkish art after conversion to Islam: Karakhanids and Ghaznavids "
6 Great Seljuks art "
7 Mid-term --
8 Anatolian Seljuks art "
9 The principalities and early Ottoman art "
10 The Ottoman art during the rise of the empire "
11 The classical era of Ottoman art "
12 Turkish art in the period of Westernization "
13 Turkish art in the Republic period "
14 Turkish decorative arts and handicrafts "
15 Turkish decorative arts and handicrafts "
16 Final examination --


Course Book 1. 1- Arık, Rüçhan, Batılılaşma dönemi Tasvir Sanatı, Ankara, 1988
2. 2- Aslanapa, Oktay, Türk Sanatı, İstanbul, 1984
3. 3- Başkan, Seyfi, Sanat ve Tarih, Ankara, 2000
4. 4- Cezar, Mustafa, Sanatta Batıya açılış ve Osman Hamdi, İstanbul, 1971
5. 5- Sözen, Metin, cumhuriyet Dönemi Türk Mimarlığı, Ankara, 1983

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.
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.

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 12 5 60
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 2 10 20
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 5 5
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 8 8
Total Workload 125