Art Sociology (MTT391) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Art Sociology MTT391 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)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Erdem Ünver
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Being able to question the relation between art and society in the course of time
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • 1- Students explain periods of art and their features
  • 2- Students explain the reasons for the emergence of art
  • 3- Students express the social causes of art.
  • 4- Students tell about the social circulation of artwork
Course Content An outlook of the concepts of art and society; artwork, society and the forms of society and artist-society relations; the social, historical and contemporary reflections of art; social factors that influence art and artists; art institutions, new technologies in art and economic factors; the production and consumption of artworks in the so-called

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Concepts of art and society At the end of each lesson the topic of the following session will be given so that students can make research.
2 The forms of artwork, artist and society relations "
3 The social history of art "
4 The social history of art "
5 The social factors influencing art and artist "
6 Institutions of art "
7 Midterm --
8 New technologies in art "
9 The place of economic factors in art "
10 The relations of production and consumption in art "
11 Popular culture and art "
12 Living culture and activities of art "
13 the approaches and expressions that are dominant in current world "
14 A critical outlook of current art and expressions of art "
15 A critical outlook of current art and expressions of art "
16 Final Examination --


Course Book 1. 1- Demet Ulusoy (2006) Sanatın Sosyal Sınırları Ankara: Ütopya Yayınları
2. 2- Şaylan, Gencay ( 2006 ) Postmodernizm, İmge Kitabevi.
3. 3- Arnold, Houser (1984), Sanatın Toplumsal Tarihi, Remzi Kitabevi

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 20
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 40
Presentation 1 40
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury - -
Toplam 3 100
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. X
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.

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 40 2 80
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 4 8 32
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 6 6
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 7 7
Total Workload 125