History of Civilization (HIST201) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
History of Civilization HIST201 3 0 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
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)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Gül Kania
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Through out this course from the treatment of the earliest culturesand civilizations to the discussion of the later ones we pursue certain key elements, such as social and political structures, science, technology, religion, cultural expressions, trade, philosophies, ideologies.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To learn different cultures, civilizations, throughout the world with their contributions
  • To learn and understand ancient beliefs, ideas and philosophies
  • To illustrate the developments and improvements of ancient cultures and civilizations
  • Analyzing and understanding the social, political structures of various civilizations
Course Content A chronological order of the rise of civilizations from Sumer until the Scientific Revolution.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Definitions about culture and civilization, Anatolian chronology. Related chapters
2 The origins of humankind and ice ages, Art of communication; Early Nearthastern cultures; prehistorical periods of Anatolia. Related chapters
3 Early Historical periods, Iron Ages cultures of Anatolia Related chapters
4 The first civilizations in Mezopotamia and the River Valley Civilizations of the world. Related chapters
5 Egyptian, Phoenician, Westernization civilizations; science and technologies in Ancient Near East. Related chapters
6 The forming of Greek civilizations; Crete, Early Greece Related chapters
7 The Roman civilization Related chapters
8 The projects Related chapters
9 The Middle Ages Related chapters
10 The Byzantines; Islamic and Early Medival Woel Related chapters
11 The expansion of Europe, economy, society and politics in the High Middle Ages Related chapters
12 Religious and intellectual developments, The Later Middle Ages Related Chapters
13 The civilization of Renaissance and Reformation Related chapters
14 The Age of Enlightment, The French Revolution Related chapters
15 General Conclusion, inheritances of early civilizations Related chapters
16 Final exam Related chapters

Sources

Course Book 1. Tanilli, S. (2004), Uygarlık Tarihi, İstanbul / Tanilli, S. (2002), Yüzyılların Gerçeği ve Mirası, Cilt 1, İstanbul
Other Sources 2. Özçelik, N. (2002), İlkçağ Tarihi ve Uygarlığı, Ankara/ Memiş, E. (2006), Eskiçağ Medeniyetleri Tarihi, Bursa /Yavuz, H. (2008), Batı Uygarlığı Tarihine Teorik Bir Giriş, Ankara.

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 35
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 65
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
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.
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.
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.
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 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 3 3
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 6 6
Total Workload 105