COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Introduction to Art History GRA   124 2 2 2 2

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Nermin TANBUROĞLU
Instructors
Öğr. Gör.NERMİN TANBUROĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To teach the student the formation and evolution of Prehistoric and Ancient Civilizations arts as their social, intellectual, political, economic and geographic dimensions.
Content
Prehistoric Arts, Paleolithic Period, Mesolithic and Neolithic Period arts, Ancient Arts, Mesopotamia (Sumer, Akkad, Babylon, Assyria), Egypt, the Aegean (Crete and Mycenae), Anatolia (Hittites, Phrygian, Urartu), Greek, Etruscan and Rome Arts

Learning Outcomes
1) Gains knowledge of art history.
2) Learns the value of human, in the process of functional art.
3) Knows that every civilization since the ancient ages, has developed their own unique art styles
4) Knows that art transforms resulting from changes in social institutions.
5) Knows that History of Art is essential in order to understand contemporary art and have a critical point of view.
6) Knows about art culture, art criticism, art ethics and science.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Recognition of the basic elements and principles of art and design.
2
Recognition of national/international artistic and cultural elements which can effect Graphic design practices.
X
3
Identification of communication methods, communication elements and mass communication media
4
Following and using the current applications, innovations and technological devolopments in line with the visual communication world.
5
Using the information of ther field with the practices of other diciplines.
X
6
Using the basic criteria of art and design, preparing creative, original, aesthetic and economic alternative solutions for visual communication problems.
X
7
Using different materials, paints and technological tools in the process of design.
8
Using research methods, techniques and dialectic to make access to information.
X
9
Being competent in at least one foreign language to be able to understand and communicate in the field.
X
10
Operating information and communication technologies effectively, both in learning process and design process.
X
11
Being a responsible citizen with his/her awareness of social, cultural, scientific and artistic values.
X
12
Ability to work effectively and take responsibility during individual or group work.
X
13
Using time efficiently with planned, careful and disciplined work.
X
14
Ability to read, understand and interpret his/her acquirements with a critical perspective.
X
15
Having the self-confidence and ability of communicating, written, orally and visually.
X
16
Establishing effective communication with his/her colleagues, employers and persons he/she works with.
17
Showing personal and professional care in protecting the environment and defending the ethical and legal values of the profession.
X
18
Being aware of the role and importance of graphic design in social life.
19
Taking responsibility in the use of correct language when designing.
X
20
Creating designs that serve its purpose, communicates successfully and reaches the target audience.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Course content, sources, methods and definition of basic concepts (art and art history) Reading the Literature Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Brain Storming
2 The beginning of the period of art and culture in terms of the primitive function: the first means of painting, sculpture and ornamentation Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
3 Art for the Mesolithic period populations (Near East and Europe) Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
4 Communities in the neolithic art: architecture, painting, sculpture, ceramics, decoration Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
5 Mesopotamian Civilizations and Art: Architecture, painting, sculpture of Sumer, Akkad, Babylon, Assyria Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
6 Egyptian Art and Civilizations: Architecture, painting, sculpture Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
7 Ancient Anatolian Civilizations: Chalcolithic, Early Bronze Age, Assyrian Trade Colonies Period Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
8 Midterm Exam Preparing Questions Testing
9 Ancient Anatolian Civilizations: Hittite, Phrygian and Urartu architecture, painting, sculpture and ceramic Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
10 Ancient Anatolian Civilizations: Chalcolithic, Early Bronze Age, Assyrian Trade Colonies Period Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
11 Art and Civilization of Ancient Greek: City States, mythology, philosophy and art Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
12 Art and Civilization of Ancient Greek: Architecture, sculpture and ceramics Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
13 Art of Etrusk Period: Architecture, painting and sculpture Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
14 Art and Civilization of Ancient Rome: Early Rome, the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
15 Art and Civilization of Ancient Rome: Architecture, painting, sculpture, small crafts Reading the Literature and Slide Preparation Lecture
Question-Answer
Discussion
Demonstration
16-17 Final Exam Preparing Questions Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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