Bachelor's Degree in Arts in Turkey

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Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country, located mostly on Anatolia in Western Asia and on East Thrace in Southeastern Europe. Many Turkish universities (both public and private) are participating in pan-European student exchange programs (Socrates, Erasmus, and the like). Some also have agreements with non-European universities, too.

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Art Theory and Criticism (Minor Program)

Sabanci University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The honors minor program in <strong>Art Theory and Criticism</strong> merges diverse aspects of visual studies into a unique curriculum, providing the students with an understanding of the major intellectual trends and debates in the visual arts, including art history, theory, criticism, and museum studies. [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Turkey 2017. The honors minor program in Art Theory and Criticism merges diverse aspects of visual studies into a unique curriculum, providing the students with an understanding of the major intellectual trends and debates in the visual arts, including art history, theory, criticism, and museum studies. This comprises a study of the new philosophies of vision that have emerged over the past decades and affected our ways of seeing and the new technologies and media that have redefined lifestyles and social relations. A significant aspect of the program is its critical approach. New methods and theories drawn from a variety of disciplines provide students with an intellectually challenging and stimulating venue where they can develop analytical skills to explore the visual arts and their intellectual and theoretical underpinnings. The broad scope of this innovative program ranging from art history and theory to criticism and curatorship, includes an interactive study experience in Istanbul's art exhibitions, in particular the Sakıp Sabancı Museum, offering our students a unique opportunity to test their theoretical knowledge. Degree Requirements Program Requirements may vary according to the year of first enrollment. Application Requirements Minor Honor Programs are designed to provide knowledge and information in areas other than those of the student's registered diploma program. Succesful undergraduate students who satisfy the specific terms and conditions, are candidates for the minor honors programs. Students can apply for the minor honors programs, as early as the beginning of the term following the term in which they declare their major, by submitting a written request and transcript to the Faculty Dean's office between the dates announced for the application. In order for application to be evaluated, the Cumulative and Semester Grade Point Average (CGPA and GPA) must be at least 3.00 at the time of application and the application must be approved by the Faculty Board. A certificate is awarded to students who successfully have completed all the courses in their registered minor honors program, who have a CGPA of at least 3.00/4.00 besides the Bachelor's Diploma for satisfying the undergraduate degree requirements. [-]

Bachelor Fashion Design & Technology

IFA Paris
Campus Full time 3 - 3 years September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The Bachelor in Fashion Design & Technology is the IFA Paris signature program. It combines the French fashion heritage with the latest technological changes and an international perspective to meet the current fashion industry requirements. [+]

IFA PARIS BACHELOR Certified by IDEL as "International Bachelor" 3-year program In English and French in Paris and in English in Shanghai 3 CAMPUSES - Paris, Shanghai and Istanbul with the possibility to transfer INTAKE: September 2015 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 4,556 hours ECTS CREDITS EARNED: 180 APPLICATION FEE: €150 LIMITED TO 25 students per class The Bachelor in Fashion Design & Technology is the IFA Paris signature program. It combines the French fashion heritage with the latest technological changes and an international perspective to meet the current fashion industry requirements. The innovative teaching methods mixing traditional lectures, practical workshops, personal researches, experimentation, peer to peer presentations and various visits, lead students to become creative and pragmatic, curious and analytical, imaginative and excellent technicians and prepare them to the possibility of an international career. The one to one approach allows them to develop their own creative universe while being adaptable to different styles, types of brand and market segments at the same time. This very complete, intensive, varied and exciting program trains fashion lovers to the jobs of Fashion Designer. However the perfect knowledge of fashion products and creative process it provides, allows participants to also achieve positions such as Stylist, Pattern Maker, Production Manager, Independent Designer, or even Collection Director, Art Director, or Merchandiser when completed by IFA Paris' Master of Arts in Contemporary Fashion Design. Course Structure The course is organized around 3 Ateliers lasting each 30 academic weeks. Each atelier encompasses specific module groupings structured around various themes. The 3 Ateliers correspond to the 3 levels identified within the Higher Education Framework. The course is constructed in compliance with the Bologna Convention principles and grant participants, upon completion, a total of 180 ECTS (60 ECTS per Atelier or year). The underlying rationale behind this course construction is to allow students to be immersed in an environment that mimics what their working conditions will be like in a fashion studio. The assessment strategy uses a perfect balance between summative and formative assessments in order to improve skills not only on core disciplines but also in project planning and time management. Projects are concurrently conducted between all modules in order to improve students’ transferrable skills, allowing them to link skills and competencies from various domains. Premier Atelier : Discovery The first atelier is conducted as the first year of the Bachelor Course. Under the framework of Higher Education Programs, the first Atelier is equivalent to a HE Level 4. Students are following core modules in order to discover the universe of fashion. They will acquire basic skills in design, construction, digital fashion and fashion history in order to lay the pedagogical foundation of their learning curve. Fashion Design 1 : In the first installment of this module grouping, students will discover the fundamental skills of fashion design : How to sketch women and men figurines and technical drawings of each type of garments How to use colors and create color ranges adapted to fashion How to design prints and integrate them into a garments collection How to develop a creative research methodology and exacerbate their curiosity and creativity How to express their inspirations and ideas through mood boards, illustrations, stylization and complete professional portfolios How to build and structure a collection plan. Fashion Workshop 1 : Fashion design is not only abstract conceptions, and creativity must be supported by practical experimentation and technical researches. In this first installment of Fashion Workshop, students will experiment different dying methods and printing techniques, work on silhouette construction through styling, discover and analyze various Artists and Designers through attending International exhibitions or work on the implementation of concept and developed in the Fashion Design Module. Digital Fashion Design 1 : Mastering the right software is absolutely essential in today’s fashion industry : it’s necessary to design precise technical sketches and to present ideas and designs in a professional way. In the first installment of this module, students will learn the fundamentals of Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design. Pattern Making and Draping 1 : The knowledge of fashion is incomplete without a good understanding of construction. In the first installment of this module students will discover the two main methods to develop clothes : pattern making and draping. They will learn how to create patterns directly from body measurements or by draping on a dummy according to IFA Paris own construction techniques, developed by our own lecturers over 2 decades. At the end of the first level students will be able to design the patterns of usual skirts, shirts and dresses. Production 1 : Fashion designers have to imagine every details and finishing of the garments they create, that’s why mastering the garment production process is so important. At the first level students will learn gradually different sewing and finishing methods to produce complete garments such as skirts and shirts. Fashion History and Culture : Know the past and understand the present to create the future. Like every creative field, fashion is a culture and it’s essential to know its history and development before being able to visualize the directions it will take. Through lectures, researches and presentation of archives, students will discover the evolution of fashion through time and analyze the works, style and inspiration of the most important fashion designers with a special focus on the masters of the international fashion from the last forty years. Deuxieme Atelier : Experimentation The second atelier is conducted as the second year of the Bachelor Course. Under the Higher Education Programs framework, the second atelier is equivalent to a HE Level 5. In this stage of their learning experience students are invited to develop their creativity through experimentation. Specific themes such as men’s wear, children’s wear or knitting workshop will be covered through interlinked modules. The pedagogical objective is to improve participants’ critical thinking. Fashion Design 2 : In the second installment of this module students will apply the skills acquired during the first year and experiment new inspirations and concepts in various fashion projects including menswear collection, accessories collection, children’s wear collection and fabric transformation. They will have to adapt their personal ideas to different kind of products and market segments and understand how to adapt their own creativity to main fashion trends. Fashion Workshop 2 : In connection to Fashion Design 2, students will continue to explore various techniques and practical methods that can enhance their creative expression. They will experiment embroideries, pleating or knitting methods that will allow them to imagine more elaborate fashion products. They will also have the opportunity to collaborate with professional suppliers and external workshops to experiment the management of the supply chain which is an important part of the job of a fashion designer. Digital Fashion Design 2 : The second part of this module is designed as a workshop supporting the development of students’ creations in Fashion Design as well as in Fashion Workshop. By this stage students will be guided by their instructors in order to assess which software is better suited to their creative and personal requirements. The objective is to experiment and find the best tool to generate fashion design portfolios and presentation reflecting the students’ own identities. Pattern Making and Draping 2 : Building up on Pattern Making and Draping 1, the module will allow students to learn how to combine two-dimensional and three-dimensional approaches to find the best methodology so as to create the patterns for any kind of garments. They will experiment how to adapt the classical construction of pants, tailored jackets, kimono and raglan sleeves to create the pattern of their most creative designs. Production 2 : Like in the PMD module, the main goal of the second level production module is to lead students to be able to choose and practice the best production strategy and finishing method to maximize the quality of the finished garments they have to produce. Digital Fashion Product : It’s very important to keep students up to date with the latest changes within the fashion industry. While the software developed by Lectra is a usual support in fashion production, 3D printing is a brand-new technology that is bound to become inevitable in the future. In this module students will learn the basic use of Lectra and one 3D graphic software they will later experiment with in the completion of fashion projects. Textile Technology : Fabric is still the main raw material of fashion, that’s why it’s essential to fashion students to have a deep knowledge of textile products. Through lectures, researches and workshops, students will learn how fabrics are produced from fibers to weaving and knitting, understand their various characteristics, textures and qualities and experiment their best uses for garment production according to their specificities. Fashion Marketing 1 : Although a creative one, fashion is an industry and fashion design is also affected by a brand strategy, market segmentation or price positioning. In this module student will learn the basic marketing tools and explore the key success factors that lead fashion brand to success. Troisieme Atelier : Imprint The third atelier is conducted as the third year of the Bachelor Course. Under the Higher Education Programs framework, the second atelier is equivalent to a HE Level 6. In the final process of their learning experience, students will focus on expressing their own voice as a designer. Through the development of a Mini-Collection they will be asked to think in terms of personal creativity, appropriate construction techniques, contemporaneity and unique selling proposition and positioning. The final objective here is to prepare a unique portfolio of garments to be used as stepping stone for job search within the industry or access to the Post-Graduate Course at IFA called “Contemporary Fashion Design”. Fashion Design 3 : The main focus of the 3rd installment of the fashion design module is to create a complete and professional collection of womenswear or menswear according to a given theme. Each student will have to develop their own concepts and interpretations, design silhouettes including accessories, build a collection plan and create complete technical files of 4 to 6 garments that will be produced by the students. At the end of the process, students will have to present their collection portfolio to a professional jury. Digital Fashion Design 3 : In the last installment of this module the main purpose will be to support the fashion design process and to create a personal and creative layout for the final collection portfolio. Pattern Making and Draping 3 : In this final module students will have to develop 3 to 6 prototypes from the collection they have created. They will conduct research on volumes, find the right methodology to develop pattern in the most efficient way and finalize the pattern of the garments they have to produce after a fitting session on models. Production 3 : In the production module, students will have to find and choose the most adapted fabrics, identify the best sewing methods and finishing solutions in order to produce their prototypes in the most professional way. At the end of this process the best collection and prototypes will be selected by the jury to be showcased in the IFA Paris annual Bachelor Fashion Design fashion show. Fashion Marketing 2 : While continuing to explore the main marketing theories and practice, students will have to define a marketing strategy for their final collection with target market, price positioning, distribution and communication strategy, IFA Career and Alumni Center : The 3 Ateliers will be complemented on a yearly basis by 60 hours of industry relations. Students will get the opportunity to attend special guest lectures given by industry professionals. Field trips to factories, studios and workshops will also complement the series of guest lectures. Through IFA Career and Alumni Center’s database, students will be able to be exposed to the latest and most current industry techniques while increasing their own professional network of contacts. Student Workload over the 3 years : 2112 Hours of Face-to-Face lectures 2444 Hours of Self-Study 180 Hours of Industry Networking Admission requirements : High school graduates or equivalence A strong motivation in fashion The program is taught in English and Chinese in Shanghai, English and French in Paris. In Paris non English or French speaking students are required to provide an IELTS or a TCF score. [-]

Bachelor in Music

Bilkent University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Ankara

The Department of Music offers degrees in Composition, Performance, and Opera Studies. The Department's aim is to provide artistic and academic experiences that facilitate the [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Turkey 2017. The Department of Music offers degrees in Composition, Performance, and Opera Studies. The Department's aim is to provide artistic and academic experiences that facilitate the education of young musicians as creators and interpreters, as well as an excellent environment in which to foster their creativity and musicianship. This environment encourages students to take part in and contribute to artistic endeavors. Students, student ensembles, and alumni have received numerous prizes and awards at prestigious international competitions, and graduates enjoy successful careers. The Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1993 and consisting of over 90 international artists and faculty members from the Department, is Turkey's only permanent professional international ensemble.... [-]

Bachelor in Urban Design and Landscape Architecture

Bilkent University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Ankara

The Department of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture prepares future professionals whose designs will enhance the quality of urban life by means of natural and built elements. Reflecting the complex [+]

The Department of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture prepares future professionals whose designs will enhance the quality of urban life by means of natural and built elements. Reflecting the complex and multidisciplinary structure of this profession, the departmental faculty has members from disciplines that include architecture, landscape architecture, and city planning. The curriculum emphasizes participation in successive design studios, supplemented by lectures that provide theoretical, technical, and practical background to the design process. The program is enriched through field trips and compulsory summer practicums that strengthen the link between education and practice.

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Bachelor in Interior Architecture and Environmental Design

Bilkent University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Ankara

The faculty of the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design is committed to educating students through distinction in teaching and research, and encouragement of innovative [+]

The faculty of the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design is committed to educating students through distinction in teaching and research, and encouragement of innovative projects. The curriculum synthesizes the artistic, technological, cultural, social, and human aspects of interior design, and enables students to acquire both theoretical knowledge and practical skills and apply them to design projects. The Department graduates professionals who perceive the design process holistically and can build interdisciplinary relations throughout their professional careers.

 

 

 

Why study at Bilkent University

Bilkent University was founded to provide an environment for learning and intellectual growth encompassing the sciences, technology, humanities and the arts.... [-]


Bachelor in Communication and Design

Bilkent University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Ankara

The Department of Communication and Design educates students to enter the media as professionals who are knowledgeable about global culture, media, and art and who are proficient in the [+]

The Department of Communication and Design educates students to enter the media as professionals who are knowledgeable about global culture, media, and art and who are proficient in the contemporary technology of communications. The program offers a wide range of courses in media studies, visual design, digital technologies, photography, screenwriting, video production, journalism, advertising, and public relations. The Department has digital media, photography, and video production studios in addition to digital post-production facilities.

 

 

Why study at Bilkent University

Bilkent University was founded to provide an environment for learning and intellectual growth encompassing the sciences, technology, humanities and the arts.... [-]


Bachelor in Architecture

Bilkent University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Ankara

The Department of Architecture’s curriculum provides a strong foundation in architectural theory and prepares students for the innovative field of contemporary architectural practice. The [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Turkey 2017. The Department of Architecture’s curriculum provides a strong foundation in architectural theory and prepares students for the innovative field of contemporary architectural practice. The program embraces the interdisciplinary nature of the discipline and offers a broad range of courses in order to equip students with knowledge and skills that will enable them to design aesthetically pleasing, structurally safe, technologically sound, environmentally healthy, and comfortable buildings. The faculty is devoted to educate critical and independent thinkers who comprehend the importance of architecture's social impact. The physical environment supports this educational philosophy. The department is facilitated with spacious studios, classrooms with projectors, auditoriums, computer labs, and photography studios. Students also benefit from one of the best architectural library collections in the country.... [-]

BArch in Interior Architecture and Environment

Yasar University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İzmir

Our students are trained as experienced interior architects, who design interior spaces applying artistic dimensions and featuring creative, original furniture designs. They match the specifications of [+]

Interior Architecture, BArch

Our students are trained as experienced interior architects, who design interior spaces applying artistic dimensions and featuring creative, original furniture designs. They match the specifications of the user with functionality, aesthetics and technical information. In addition through the use of modern materials, they become knowledgeable about material and colour selection, and are able to use advanced presentation techniques in the application of their designs.

Entrance requirements for international students

- Completed application form - High School diploma, school leaving certificate, transcript and reference letter for undergraduate applicants - University degree, transcript and academic reference letter for graduate applicants - Proof of English proficiency - Copy of passport - Passport photographs... [-]


Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) in Architecture

Yasar University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İzmir

The Faculty of Architecture has two departments, namely that of Architecture and İnterior Architecture and Environmental Design [+]

The Faculty of Architecture has two departments, namely that of Architecture and İnterior Architecture and Environmental Design. These have a total of 450 students comprising about 10% of the university student population. We aim at educating students who have a good knowledge of implementation and the construction market, good acquintance of contemporary materials and detailing and developed creative design capacity. With these in mind, we invite professionals of all kinds to participate in our education and actiivities. There are currently as many visiting lecturers as the permenant staff, but this is to decrease gradually down to 20-30 % in the future. By inviting professionals we aim at uniting theory with practice. In addition, at all times, between 10 to 20% of our academic staff is composed of foreign nationalities. Knowing that love of a profession is the key for success, each academic year we engage in many diverse social and academic activities. Some of these are carried from the local up to the national and international scale. The faculty desires to further develop it’s international relations and this is clearly stated among its development goals and objectives. The Faculty, in parallel to the aims of the University, also serves the city of İzmir and it’s region. We collaborate with several municipalities and government offices in preparing projects and research. These also help increase the experience of our staff and students. We are conscious that good professional knowledge does not suffice and that students will need entrepreneurial skills in order to succeed, when they face market realities in the future. The Faculty, therefore, spends considerable effort in educating its students in this direction. Evidently, all students need to have ability to use computers efficiently. Although a certain number of courses are given in our two departments, all cannot be taught for obvious reasons. We also wish that each one of our students develop his/her freehand drawing capacity. We realise that this slowly disappearing skill needs to be protected preciously and futher developed. Our staff- student relations are carefully managed so that each student feels at home when he or she is at the campus.... [-]


Bachelor in Architecture

Nisantasi University
Campus or Online Full time 4 years February 2017 Turkey Turkey Online

Students are admitted to this four-year-undergraduate program with their MF-4 points in YGS. The department of Architecture requires a strong content knowledge of mathematics, geometry and real interest in visual arts and philosophy. [+]

About department Students are admitted to this four-year-undergraduate program with their MF-4 points in YGS. The department of Architecture requires a strong content knowledge of mathematics, geometry and real interest in visual arts and philosophy. Courses in four different fields such as architectural design and building information, history of architecture, environmental control and construction technologies, project construction and management are offered to the students in depth. Students create and present project with this knowledge at laboratories and workshops in each semester. This means that students actively participate in their education process. It is aimed to provide our students with skills like designing all kinds of construction, designing places, producing the objects which users need, technical training about planning and coordinating the construction processes as well as skills of self-improvement based on art and culture, and skills of solving problems about the job. Employment Opportunities Construction sector is the leading sector in the country's economy along with the other sectors that it affects. Architects can choose places and do a feasibility study for the real estate investment companies; be assigned in every stage of designing, cost management, and production in broad sense; coordinate all the disciplines in the process of using the designed product; conduct commitment issues, field control, and consultation services; sell and do marketing for construction materials; work as academicians in an academic environment; work in organization and publishing business in architecture and art fields. Architects can work in public institutions such as the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning, Ministry of Development, municipalities as well as in private sector for commitment, designing, real estate improvement firms, and they can also open their own business and work as freelancers. With the rising trend of gentrification, new employment areas have been created for architects. About Courses Curriculum of the department of Architecture offers courses that give the information that can be used in every stage of professional life. Basics of designing, computer-assisted design, building information, structure information, technologies of architecture, architectural design, construction materials, architectural project, building survey, protection- restoration, zoning law, architectural construction project are the core courses of the department. Many elective courses about specific areas are offered to students as well. Intake On-Campus: September & February of each year Online: All Year Round, student can incorporate any month of the year [-]

Bachelor in Architecture

Beykent University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Architecture is accepted as an art which pursues efficacy; as an applied science and technology; and as a profession which aims to achieve high quality of life by designing and constructing artificial environments. [+]

Best Bachelors in Arts in Turkey 2017. Bachelor in Architecture DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE Architecture is accepted as an art which pursues efficacy; as an applied science and technology; and as a profession which aims to achieve high quality of life by designing and constructing artificial environments. In accordance with all these definitions the architectural education is structured on necessary theoretical and practice based courses and architectural design studios. The Architectural Education is four years. In this period, the compulsory courses are introduced in terms of understanding of the architectural concepts, perceiving and criticizing the space, and being informed about design principles, history of architecture, environment, structure and construction, and construction technologies. The architectural design studios, which bring the history–culture–theory knowledge together, aim to enable the students to create their own architectural designs which are innovative and can be realized. The theory and practice based two working drawing studios give an opportunity to combine structure–construction–technology–environment knowledge. At the same time to develop the artistic and technical skills of the students hand drawing and computer courses are placed in the education programme. In the computer based courses various architectural presentation and drawing programmes are intensively taught. Apart from the compulsory courses, five elective courses are placed in the education programme. Besides this, students are encouraged to take some elective courses from other departments to enrich their knowledge and understanding of interdisciplinary relationships. The Department offers a dynamic atmosphere by some exchange programmes such as ERASMUS, and domestic and international study trips. Total sixty days (30 days architectural office and 30 days construction site) summer practice and an independent graduation project at final term of fourth year are required to complete the architectural education. Prof.Ayşe Uğur TÜTENGİL Head of Architecture Course Contents ARCH 101 Design Studies I (2-4) 4 (ECTS- 6) The objectives of this course are; to increase students’ sensitivity and perception of natural and artificial environment; to cultivate students’ ability to formulate critical evaluations of design problems through understanding elements of volume, ground or surface; to make students have not only intellectual but also manual skills by calling into question the relations between volume, ground and surface; and to introduce students to two or three-dimensional models by which to articulate their knowledge of basic elements and principles of design and their individual voice. The topics of lectures and discussion are; the basic elements of design: point, line, plane; constituent elements of volume; the concepts of difference and similarity, rhythm, balance, symmetry and asymmetry, harmony and contrast, unity and diversity. Visits, seminars, workshops and programs aiming at developing students’ skills of representation, drawing, surveying, photography, video and model making support this course. ARCH 111 Introduction to Architecture (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 4) The objective of this course is to introduce architecture to first year students to develop their understanding and perception of architecture through the analysis of form, space, function, structure and technology of architectural examples. Topics to be examined include: understanding architecture as art, science, design and/or technology; defining forms and space, light and colour, solid and void; organization of space with overall harmony considering, scale, proportion, natural and man-made environment, topography, climate and site; functions relevant with utilization of space, man and environment, ergonomics, size, movement, health, safety and comfort; structure and material as elements of architecture; mathematics in architecture: geometry, lines, surfaces, solids and proportion; architecture as a profession: design and building construction, planning, communication with clients and organization of architectural process; architecture is in relevance with interior architecture, landscape architecture and planning, arts and archaeology, social sciences and psychology. ARCH 115 Design Communication Media I (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 5) The objectives of the course are to develop students’ abilities to understand, evaluate and perceive three-dimensional forms and spaces presented on plane, and to acquire intellectual and manual skills to communicate with lettering, modelling, drawing, sketching and rendering. The course includes working with hand instruments to draw 2D geometric forms from triangle, to hyperbola, and repeating, subdividing, enlarging and reducing them. Students will be engaged in the following activities: making solid and hollow models of Platonic solids, 3D geometric and composite forms; learning orthographic projection for drawing plan, section and elevations of simple objects; axonometric projections, isometric, dimetric, and trimetric perspective of composite forms, and central perspective with visual rays of interior spaces are also studied; rendering: developing rendering techniques with black and coloured pencil and marker, using total techniques to give tonal value and texture as well as free hand sketching. ARCH 117 Theory of Art (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 4) The students are introduced with the concepts of intuitive knowledge, perception, creative design, artistic expression, aesthetics, style and the golden ratio. The course focuses on the drawing, painting and sculpture of different cultures starting from the prehistoric age up to the modern age with chronological order. The prominent works of art are discussed in terms of style. MATH 115 Architectural Geometry (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 4) Real numbers, equations and inequalities, cartesian coordinate systems , coordinates of points and vectors in two and three-dimensional space. Operations with vectors. Equations of lines and line graphs in two dimensions, line segments and ratios of division. Convexity and convex polygons and smooth polygons. Matrices, determinants and matrix operations. Linear transformations in the plane; Symmetry, rotation, translation, stretching, shrinking and scalings. Plane figures and their areas; Plane, parallelogram, triangle, square, rectangle. Similarity and rates of similarities, Pisagor and Thales theorems. Projections. Solid bodies; Sphere, prizms, parallelpiped, cylinders and cuttings in three-dimensional coordinate system, and their surface areas and volumes. ENG 101 Developing Listening and Speaking Skills (0-4) 2 (ECTS- 4) The aim of this course is to develop listening, speaking and note-taking skills for academic purposes. The lectures are done as class works, discussions and presentations. Listening for main ideas, preparing presentations, to form discussions in class, speaking about specific, updated issues and taking notes from written and oral sources are also primarily aim of this course. TUR 101 Turkish I (2-0) 2 (ECTS- 3) The main aim of ‘Turkish Language I’ is: (i) to help students develop an appreciation and a consciousness of the Turkish Language (ii) to help students acquire the characteristics and the functional rules of Turkish (iii) to improve oral and written skills. Basic subjects to be studied include: definition, types and characteristics of language; interrelationships between language/thought/culture/literature; analysis of informative texts; knowledge of written-expression (selection of topic, limiting the topic, preparing an outline, writing different types of essays, prepared and unprepared speech (discussion, open session, etc.); note taking and summarizing techniques; Turkish grammar (phonology, morphology); knowledge of Turkish spelling and punctuation. Course format: lectures, discussions, group work, homework and presentation of projects. ARCH 102 Design Studies II (2-4) 4 (ECTS- 7) The aim of this course is to expose students to “space” and to “design” by setting out the importance of the Euclidean, and Post Euclidean geometry and body’s movement in creating “architectural spaces”. In this context, students examine geometry by means of vertical and horizontal planes, point and framing elements. In studios, students create spaces by applying the rules of Euclid and Post Euclid geometries and design architectural elements such as ramp or stairs. The course relies on three different design approaches; construction, transformation and deconstruction. Students are to express their ideas and knowledge through sketching, drawing and model making. The topics of lectures and discussion are; construction, transformation and deconstruction of the cube; body and the cube; the framework of space, movement; light and colour, empty or full spaces, interior and exterior, interior inside interior, closed or semi-closed, open, interlocking, overlapping spaces, transparency. Visits, seminars, workshops and programs aiming at developing students’ skills of representation, drawing, surveying, photography, video and model making support this course. ARCH 112 Architectural Building Technology I (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 4) Basic introduction to user-building-environment interactions, man and his requirements: health, safety and comfort; building and performance requirements for building: strength and stability, weather exclusion, thermal and sound control, fire safety and protection. Awareness of building sub-systems: building structure and structural systems; functional building elements as external envelope: walls, windows, roofs, sub-structure, floor on grade, basement and foundations; internal divisions: walls, floors, staircase; environmental and utility services. ARCH 114 Structural Systems I (3-0) 3 (ECTS- 4) Basic introduction to the mathematical foundations of static, equilibrium, balance, centroid, neutral axis. Static and dynamic loads, forces, movement and reaction to forces; internal forces in a structural member: tension, compression shear and moment; stress and strain, modulus of elasticity and strength of materials. Geometric stability, rigidity and deformability of a structure; structural equilibrium of force and moment. Statically determinate (isostatic) structures. ARCH 116 Design Communication Media II (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 5) The objectives of this course are to develop students’ further understanding of 3D forms and spaces presented on various planes in two and three dimensions; and to enable students to use their mental and manual skills to communicate with iconic and computer modelling, technical drawing, freehand drawings, sketching and rendering. The content of the course includes preparation of briefing, specifications, portfolios; perspectives with two and three vanishing points, bird’s eye view; shadows and reflection; using different tools (pencil, marker, watercolour, airbrush and acrylics) to give value and texture. ARCH 118 Architectural History and Theory I (3-0) 3 (ECTS- 3) The architecture originating from the neolithic age agricultural revolution and the changes in the architecture for different cultures until the 18th century are discussed with the cause and effect relations. This course covers the topics on the ancient Analotian, Egyptian, Mezapotamian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance architecture with the works and characteristics of each culture. ENG 102 Developing Listening and Speaking Skills (0-4) 2 (ECTS- 4) The aim of this course is to develop the skills of reading authentic texts and writing techniques. A new topic is introduced every week. This topic starts with reading exercises and goes on with activities that help to develop critical thinking skills. TUR 102 Turkish II (2-0) 2 (ECTS- 3) The main aim of ‘Turkish Language II’ is: (i) to help students develop an appreciation and a consciousness of the Turkish language (ii) to help students acquire the characteristics and functional rules of Turkish (iii) to improve oral and written skills. Basic subjects to be studied include: world and Turkish languages; analysis of informative and storytelling texts; knowledge of written expression (the paragraph and its types, ways of improving critical thinking skills in writing assignments, types of expressions, writing different types of essays); prepared and unprepared speech (discussion, debate, telling jokes, narrating events and past experiences, etc.); Turkish grammar (syntax, semantics); usage of Turkish (elements of expression, language mistakes); Turkish spelling and punctuation. The course will be presented through lectures, discussions, group work, homework and presentation of projects. ARCH 201 Architectural Design I (2-6) 5 (ECTS- 9) The objective of this course is to introduce students to the architectural problems deriving from “Body-Space”. The concepts of sheltering, nature, rural or urban geography, borders, and dwelling will be examined through the concept of “space”. Students will work on architectural concepts, experiment and explore space in studios while developing their intellectual skills, noticing similarities and differences and acquiring abstract way of thinking. The topics of lectures and discussion are; topography, context, climate, scale, volume, movement, ergonomics, light, spatial quality, security, dwelling. Visits, seminars, workshops and programs aiming at developing students’ skills of representation, drawing, surveying, photography, video and model making support this course. ARCH 211 Architectural History and Theory II (3-0) 3 (ECTS- 4) The students are introduced to the ancient structures that had been built by Uyghur Turks and Gökturks which have became settled societies following “Nomadic Hunter Gatherer” society culture. This course also covers the topics on the religious, civilized and military buildings; and water structures which had been built during the period of Anatolian Selchucks, Ottoman Empire and the early period of Turkish Republic. The historical structures are discussed and examined taking into account the concept, the material, the construction, the space organization and the decoration with special emphasis of the works of Mimar Sinan and the other Turkish Architects. ARCH 213 Environmental Systems I (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 4) The main objective of this course is to develop students’ understanding sustainability and the passive means of environmental interventions. Sustainable development; environmental context, ecology, energy and pollution, smothering pollution, water and soil conservation; environmental health and safety, wise use of diminishing resources, recycling; safe and healthy buildings, environmental impact of building construction, products, production processes, and related design issues. Environmental control: solar radiation, principles of natural light, daylight, natural lighting through windows and skylights; thermal comfort: temperature of air, air movement and humidity; principles of heat, heat loss and gain through building envelope by radiation, conduction, convection and evaporation in winter and summer conditions; solar control and shading; energy conservation: passive solar gain, thermal insulation; passive cooling systems. ARCH 215 Design Communication Media II (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 5) The objectives of the course are to develop students’ abilities to understand and to gain intellectual and manual skills to communicate with the technical architectural drawings in the Computer Architectural Aided Design - CAAD studio. The course content includes an introduction to CAAD, a study of the basics and advanced drawing commands, modifying commands, dimensioning and concepts of architectural drawing techniques. The course covers introduction to architectural drawing language to develop skills to produce drawings as floor plans, sections and elevations, and introduction to dimensioning methods and techniques. ARCH 217 Building Materials (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 4) The main objectives of this course are to develop students’ visual contact with building materials; to develop students’ understanding of basic characteristics of materials and performance of products and composites developed for building purposes. The course includes an examination of the descriptive and basic properties of building materials, such as strength, optical, electrical, thermal and acoustical properties, deformation and deterioration. The materials are timber (wood) and timber products; siliceous and ceramics materials and products: stones, glass, perlite, tiles, bricks and blocks; metals and metal products: ferrous metals and steel, aluminium alloys, copper and zinc; binding agents such as lime, gypsum and cement; concretes, light-weight concrete and mortars; polymeric materials and products: sheets, plates, foams, tubes, paints, sealants, membranes etc.; and thermal insulation, water proofing and water repellant materials. ATA 201 Ataturk’s Principles and History of Turkish Reforms I (2-0) 2 (ECTS-2) The course will begin with the definition of the concept of political and social reforms; move towards the study of key characteristics of Turkish and other world reforms. The following topics will be studied: a general look at the reasons that lead to the collapse of the Ottoman State and laid the foundation of the Turkish Revolution; the influence of Renaissance and Reform in the 16th century, French Revolution and the results of the Industrial Revolution in Europe; the collapse of the Ottoman State: activities of “İttihat ve Terakki Party; the ideological movements ruling during the late Ottoman era and the disintegration of the state; the reasons of the World War I and the Ottoman State; the fronts the Ottoman army fought; the cease fire of Maunders and the Sevres Treaty; the situation of the country in the face of occupations and Mustafa Kemal Pasha’s reaction; Mustafa Kemal’s going ashore in Samsun and the first step for the Liberation Struggle; organization of the military forces through congresses; National Forces and National Pact and inauguration of the Turkish Grand National Assembly; the National Struggle until the battle of Sakarya; the Grand Assault and the Mudanya Cease Fire; the London Conference and Moscow Agreement. The Lausanne Peace Agreement. UNP 105 Psychology (2-0) 2 (ECTS- 3) ARCH 202 Architectural Design II (2-6) 5 (ECTS- 8) The objective of this course is that students gain the ability to explore, understand and resolve the design problems based on “body-space-environment”. This course introduces students to private-public spaces, interior-exterior spaces, natural-artificial environments, and location. Students are to learn and experiment these architectural concepts, and notice the concrete consequences of them through re-reading of existing models. Design instruments used in studios are model making, sketching and photographs by which students are to express their ideas. The topics of lectures and discussion are; private-public sphere, natural and artificial environment, construction-material, volume and mass, landscape, spatial frameworks, phenomenology. Visits, seminars, workshops and programs aiming at developing students’ skills of representation, drawing, surveying, photography, video and model making support this course. ARCH 204 Urban Planning I (2-4) 4 (ECTS-6) Aim of the Course: To give the basic concepts of urban planning, which allows the application of theoretical knowledge to make a project work, to investigate the effects of urban planning policies on planning process; constitute the aims of the course. What is planning, what are the types of plans, what are the main objectives of the master plan in an urban area, how to create the conditions to settle in a city, what is the concept of density in the city and what are the effects? What are the urban social reinforcement, how are the sizes? Responses to these questions are included in the course objectives. One urban planning project is expected to be realized in which top-scale sub-scale planning decisions, are taking into account in the planning process ARCH 212 Architectural History and Theory III (3-0) 3 (ECTS- 3) After romantic, eclectic historicism and revivalism in architecture that had originated in the 18th century, the technological developments introduced by the industrial revolution have caused important changes in architecture. This course focuses on the modern and post-modern architecture and deconstructivist movements. Furthermore, the works of leading architects of the aforementioned movements are discussed in terms of mass, form, dimension, construction, space organization. ARCH 214 Environmental System II (2-2) 3 (ECTS-4) The main objectives of this course are to develop students’ understanding artificial means of environmental control, utility services: water supply and sanitary system; and fire safety. Heat, heat flow, heating systems with air and hot-water media, central heating, air conditioning and solar-heating systems and their environmental impact. Cold and hot water supply and piping systems; internal drainage as sanitary system and appliances; and rain water disposal. Fire safety: introduction, provisions and means of escape from buildings: design for horizontal and vertical escapes, protection of escape roots; internal fire spread: the requirements for structures, walls, floor and ceiling finishing; performance of materials. ARCH 216 Design Communication Media IV (2-2) 3 (ECTS-4) The objectives of this course are to develop students’ abilities to gain intellectual and manual skills to communicate with the Computer Architectural Aided Design - CAAD by utilizing Three Dimensional-3D, perspective and model rendering. The course will cover concepts of architectural drawing techniques, and will introduce architectural drawing language, drawing of geometric shapes and 3D objects, enhancing 3D cognitive skills, rendering of 3D forms, perspective drawing techniques and animation. ATA 202 Ataturk’s Principles and History of Turkish Reforms II (2-0) 2 (ECTS- 2) The course will cover the following topics: Atatürk’s Life and the Kemalist system of thinking, Atatürk’s Speech, its content and importance; the strategy of the Turkish Revolution and the two major revolutions in the political arena: declaration of the Republic and the foundation of the first government; Progressive Republican Party and the establishment of the public order period; the Turkish Law Revolution and advancement; the National struggle in education and culture; the adaptation of Latin alphabet, scientific studies in history, language and fine arts. National struggle in social and economic areas and improvements; revolutions in the social structure and health; Atatürk’s Principles and internal and external threats against these principles; internal and foreign policies of the Turkish Republic (1938-1950); the membership in United Nations, the Balkan and Sadabat treaties, the Montreux Treaty, Hatay’s integration with the mother land Turkey; the Democratic Party period (1950-1960); Turkey’s foreign policies after 1960; Modern Turkey in the 21th century and the geopolitical situation of Turkey. ARCH 301 Architectural Design III (2-6) 5 (ECTS- 9) The objective of this course is to cultivate students’ ability to explore, understand and resolve the advanced design problems based on “space-city-locality”. In this context, this course introduces students to the relation between building technology, identity, meaning, place locus and architecture. Students are to explore and understand the main architectural concepts of design problems through re-reading of existing models and to express their ideas by means of models or computer based representations. The topics of lectures and discussion are; zoning, urban design theories, city and architecture, structural systems, ground-building, city center and suburbs, utopian and idealist approaches, form and function, urban signs. This course is supported by visits, seminars, workshops and programs aimed at developing students’ skills of computer based representation, drawing, surveying, photography, video and model making. ARCH 305 Urban Planning II (2-4) 4 (ECTS-9) The purpose of study: The purpose of this study is to give to students the basic concepts about the urban design applications and make a project study enabling application of these theoretical information. The subjects of what the urban design is, its principles, different design needs in different urban areas and their application techniques, urban life quality, dynamism and habitability concepts and visual analysis techniques in the city are discussed. By considering the problems of a place in an area selected in the city, realization of a urban design project is expected. In the 21st Century, water, food and energy security will be the most important problems of cities. As the water, food and energy security will affect the place organization both in micro and macro scale, policies and design criteria for purpose of solving the problem will be developed during the project process. ARCH 315 Architectural Building Technology II (3-0) 3 (ECTS- 3) The main objective of this course is to develop students’ understanding the technology of building functional elements, construction technology in the design, production and construction process. Analysis of building system: External envelope; walls: heavy panel walls with windows, light infilling panels, cladding walls and curtain walls; flat and pitched roofs; floor on grade and basement walls and floors. Weather exclusion, condensation and heat loss and gain through building envelope. Internal sub-divisions: floors, walls and vertical circulations: staircase. Component detailing: considering materials, technology and performance requirements. ARCH 317 Structural System II (3-0) 3 (ECTS- 3) The main objective of this course is to develop students’ understanding building structural systems and the system members, and the approaches to design earthquake resisting structures. Review of strength of materials, stress, strain and modulus of elasticity. Performance of simple supported beam and cantilever beam; structural efficiency: shear, bending, bending moment, moment of inertia and deflection; effects of load, structural depth and span on the efficiency of beam and floor slab; bending moment, shear diagrams; efficient truss. Introduction to wood, concrete, steel and masonry structural systems as single and multi-storey framed structures, stressed skin and tension structures. Span and spacing of structural members; design of horizontal and vertical building structural systems. Earthquake and building structural response to earthquake force. Introduction of geometric stability and types of lateral resisting structures. Irregular seismic response of irregular building and failure of structure due to vertical and horizontal irregularity. Approaches to earthquake-resistant structural system design. Earthquake resistant design codes. ARCH 302 Architectural Design IV (2-6) 5 (ECTS- 8) The objective of this course is to cultivate students’ ability to explore, understand and resolve the design problems based on “place-city-time”. This course introduces students to the interconnection of technological progress, history, historical context, culture, tradition, social values, memory and architecture. Students are to the main concepts underlying the design problems as well as explore historical context and its re-reading. The studio-based lectures have three phases; re-reading of historical structure; definition and determination of the problems of construction system and architecture; reestablishment of context. The keywords of the methodology are fiction and context. Students are to express their ideas through sketching, computer based presentations or models made at different scales. The topics of lectures and discussion are; architecture and city, typology, city with monuments, historical and urban context, signs, images, urban and spatial signs, symbols, structuralism, re-structuring, traditional constructing systems, sustainability, locus, anchoring. This course is supported by visits, seminars, workshops and programs aiming at developing students’ skills of computer based representation, drawing, surveying, photography, video and model making. ARCH 304 Design-Technology Integration I (2-6) 5 (ECTS- 8) The main objective of the course is to develop students’ knowledge and skill to transform conceptual design into a buildable scheme design and consequently deliver detailed design specifications of the prospective building. The course includes studio work, studio base lectures and presentation. The basic input of studio work will be the design project developed in Architectural Design III course. In the studio, conceptual design is integrated with building structure and functional elements, and environmental and utility services to succeed technical realisation of the prospective building. Performance analysis of the structural system, the external envelope, internal sub-division and vertical circulation elements of building will be made. The systems are developed, spaced, dimensionally coordinated, integrated with the building, detailed and expressed with drawings and specifications. ARCH 316 Architectural Building Technology III (3-0) 3 (ECTS- 3) The main objectives of this course are to develop students’ understanding about in-situ and prefabricated construction technology. Sub-structure work: setting out, excavation; construction of retaining walls, foundations, damp proofing and thermal insulation of floor on grade; water proofing of basement under water pressure. Construction of timber, reinforced concrete and steel structures, structural members, walls, upper floors, wet and dry steel floor construction and roofs; aluminum light frames and demountable partitions. Prefabrication: factory production, transportation and erection. ARCH 318 Building Surveying and Documentation (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 5) The objectives of the course are to have the students develop knowledge about vernacular and historical environment, to develop skills about architectural surveying, to document existing sites and buildings characterised as vernacular architecture or existing buildings in a historical environment. The course includes lectures about various surveying and measurement techniques and instruments, and methods of descriptive building surveying. Building inspection, recording, use of measuring equipment and instruments, topographic readings, graphical, visual and writing techniques for documentation are introduced. Site visits are made and practical exercises will be carried out. Measuring, sketching, descriptive writing and photographic documentation of building, building groups, sites, or specifically traditional timber houses. ARCH 401 Architectural Design V (2-6) 5 (ECTS- 8) The objectives of this course are to introduce students to the design problems stemming from “metropolis-time-building” and to outline the connection of architecture with the present time, differentiation, ambiguity, meaninglessness, usefulness, “subject and the other”. The key words of the design methodology are; center-surroundings, piece-integrity, fake-genuine, ethics. Students are to express their ideas by means of computer based presentations, sketching and models. As a case study, a region of metropolis is to be analyzed, technical difficulties and the potential of development and the dynamics of concerned region are to be determined through two phases; analysis and synthesis. The phase of analysis includes the determination of the selected region’s demands and problems, along with architectural programming. The second phase, synthesis, includes design process based on principles deriving from function, form (site-environment-quality), time and economy. The topics of lectures and discussion are; flexible planning, high buildings, transport networks, vertical circulation elements, covering systems, the depth of field, in-between and leftover space, intertextuality, immateriality, the post structuralism. This course is supported by visits, seminars, workshops and programs aiming at developing students’ skills of computer based representation, drawing, surveying, photography, video and model making. ARCH 405 Design-Tech. – Integration II (2-6) 5 (ECTS- 8) The main objective of the course is the students develop knowledge and skill to transform conceptual design into a buildable scheme design and consequently deliver detailed design of the prospective building. The course includes studio work, studio base lectures and presentation. The basic input of studio work will be the design project developed in Architectural Design IV course. In the studio, the design will be transformed from conceptual design to detailed design integrated with building sub-systems. They are developed, spaced, dimensionally coordinated and expressed with drawings and specifications. Two or more selected building elements and/or components will be custom designed, detailed and specified for the building. ARCH 411 Building Management (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 6) The main objective of this course is to develop students’ understanding of concepts of building and project management, building economics and economics of building. The course contains concepts of economics, process and the factors of production; income, consumption, savings, investment, and national product; the market and the firm; value, cost, price and profit. Time value of money and life-cycle costing; economics of building, planning and design; cost implications of design variables. Cost planning and cost control. Costing; cost analysis, unit cost, bill of quantities. It also contains management, planning function - forecasting, planning and organising; executive function - motivating, controlling and coordinating; building project management, contracting, tendering and bidding; architectural office and construction management. Project time, cost and resource management: time scheduling of work, labour, equipment and materials. Facility management: energy management and building maintenance management. ARCH 413 Architectural Programming (2-2) 3 (ECTS- 5) The objectives of this course are to develop students’ understanding of the theory and techniques of architectural programming and of the decision making process, and of gaining practical experience sufficient to prepare an Architectural Program for a thesis project. Architectural programming is the research and decision making process that defines the problems to be solved by design; approaches can be made through design-based, knowledge-based, value/issue-based and problem seeking architectural programming and functional programming; value based programming: human, functional, aesthetic, environmental, technological and economic values and issues; preparing to program: discovering critical issues, program planning; information gathering and program preparation. Architectural programming project: researching the project background, identifying goals and objectives, gathering and analysing information, identifying programmatic strategies, establishing quantitative requirements, the synthesis of the design problem, documentation. ARCH 402 Thesis Project (0-12) 6 (ECTS- 22) The objective of the thesis project is to combine students’ architectural knowledge, experience and visions to define social, environmental and technological problems of their society in relation to architecture and to develop individual solutions in the process of design refining the student’s ability to work independently. Students will investigate architectural issues in relation to user requirements, junctions, site, natural and artificial environment, technology and specific topics and find solutions to these complex architectural problems. Students will carry out the project individually which will be evaluated by a review committee and thesis adviser. Students will prepare programmes architectural drawings, details, reports, models, and a documentation of their projects as a final submission. ARCH 412 Professional Practice (2-0) 2 (ECTS- 5) The main objective of this course is to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of architectural professional practice concerning two interrelated activities, such as architectural design and building construction. The course is organised to give lectures about the professional fields of architecture as designing and construction in general; office management, architectural project management and construction management in practice; the organisations, rules, regulations, standards to prepare and control design and construction processes and products in practice, rules and regulations and means for the preparation of design documents, working drawings, contract documents and bill of quantities, contracting and bidding in practice. [-]