FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Architecture

FFD 121 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
History of Art and Design 1
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FFD 121
Fall
2
0
2
2

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Introduce students to the production of images and objects throughout history and to develop a visual sensibility about artistic and cultural production.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Student will be able to explain the concept of composition in art and design.
  • Student will be able to explain the concept of color, light, texture in art and design.
  • Student will be able to explain the concepts of space and time in art and design.
  • Student will be able to explain the concept of representation in art and design.
  • Student will be able to explain the concept of text in art and design.
  • Student will be able to analyze and discuss a work of art or design using the above concepts, regardless of time period, style or whether or not students have seen it before.
Course Description Introduce students to the production of images and objects throughout history and to develop a visual sensibility about artistic and cultural production. Visual analysis of objects of art, design and architecture.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Composition Reading: “Proportion,”from Art Fundamentals, pp. 56-60.
3 Color Reading: “Simultaneous Contrast,” Art Fundamentals, pp. 156-161.
4 Light Reading: “Chiascuro & Tenebrism,” Art Fundamentals, pp. 116-119.
5 Film
6 Review
7 MidTerm 1 Everything concerning Composition, Color and Light
8 Texture Reading: “Texture, Pattern, Composition,” Art Fundamentals, pp. 136-139.
9 Space Reading: “Line, Shape, Value, Texture, Color, Space,”Art Fundamentals, pp. 202-207.
10 Time Reading: “Motion Pictures, Video, the Computer and Art,”Art Fundamentals, pp. 213215.
11 MidTerm 2 Texture, Space, Time
12 Representation Reading: Ernst Gombrich, “Pygmalion’s Power,” Art and Illusion,pp. 8083.
13 Text Reading: Janet Marquardt and Stephen Eskilson, “AfricanAmerican Art History,” Frames of Reference, pp. 329-332.
14 Review
15 Course Review
16 Semester Review

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials Art Fundamentals: Theory and Practice. Otto G. Ocvirk, Robert E. Stinton, Philip R. Wigg, Robert O. Bone and David L. Cayton. McGraw Hill: New York, 2006.Ernst Gombrich, Art and Illusion: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation. Phaidon Press: London, 2002 (6th edition).Janet Marquardt and Stephen Eskilson, Frames of Reference: Art, History and the World. McGraw Hill: New York, 2005 (16th edition).

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
2
50
Final Exam
1
30
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
75
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
25
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
1
8
8
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
2
8
16
Final Exam
1
10
10
    Total
66

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to offer a professional level of architectural services.

2

To be able to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of design and construction.

3

To be able to understand methods to collaborate and coordinate with other disciplines in providing project delivery services.

 

4

To be able to understand, interpret, and evaluate methods, concepts, and theories in architecture emerging from both research and practice.

X
5

To be able to develop environmentally and socially responsible architectural strategies at multiple scales. 

6

To be able to develop a critical understanding of historical traditions, global culture and diversity in the production of the built environment.

X
7

To be able to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in construction materials, products, components, and assemblies based on their performance within building systems.

X
8

To be able to present architectural ideas and proposals in visual, written, and oral form through using contemporary computer-based information and communication technologies and media.

X
9

To be able to demonstrate a critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and direct self-education skills for developing solutions to architectural problems and design execution.

X
10

To be able to take the initiative for continuous knowledge update and education as well as demonstrate a lifelong learning approach in the field of Architecture.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Architecture and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise. 

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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