General electives can be selected from all the courses offered at Koç University.

ARHA 556 / SELECTED TOPICS IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE HISTORY OF ART
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

ARHA 557 / SELECTED TOPICS IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE HISTORY OF ART
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

ARHA 558 / SELECTED TOPICS IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE HISTORY OF ART
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

ARHA 559 / SELECTED TOPICS IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE HISTORY OF ART
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

ARHA 561 / EUROPEAN ART AND ARCHITECTURE I
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

A survey of European art, architecture and visual culture from the early modern era to World War One. Various aspects of the visual culture of Europe will be examined within its cultural, social, and political contexts.

ARHA 563 / MANAGING CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS AND NGOS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

This course provides an intensive study of the application of management theory and practice in cultural organizations and their governance and leadership in Türkiye. Topics covered include: how to establish missions and objectives; policy development and implementation; project management; financial management; legal framework; and so on.

ARHA 564 / PUBLIC ARCHAEOLOGY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Bridging the scholarly knowledge of archaeology with the public; exploring diverse methods of interpretation, conservation and diverse ways to communicate archaeological information and data. Examples of public archaeology from Türkiye and abroad. Social, political and ethical issues that are surrounding archaeological investigation, interpretation and the production of knowledge.

ARHA 566 / HISTORICAL SOURCES
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

This course familiarizes students with a variety of sources used in the historical study of different regions and periods: Calligraphy and epigraphy, numismatics, literary works, archival documents, and visual sources from paintings and photographs to monograms and coats of arms.

ARHA 571 / EXHIBITION DESIGN AND INTERPRETIVE PRACTICE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: ARHA. 504 or consent of the instructor

Current exhibition design and interpretation practices. Students work both independently and collaboratively in creating exhibition designs and interpretive plans for galleries and museums. Questions of material and form; text and narrative; display and presentation; models of attention and perception, the relationship between language and vision; the role of description in interpretation; and what constitutes learning and meaning through visual and spatial experience. Students develop a design and interpretive practice through a series of workshops, exercises, site visits and critical discussions.

ARHA 572 / DESIGNING HERITAGE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

This course takes as its starting assumption that the past is something we create today ? its structure and mediation impacting how we live in our shared world. This course will explore the intellectual history of archaeological thought and the development of heritage theory. While simultaneously exploring practical design skills, it will address inter-disciplinary practices between art, archaeology and heritage and contextualize these practices with readings from the disciplines of architecture, art history, critical theory, heritage studies.

ARHA 573 / CURATING CONTEMPORARY ART
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Explores the role and responsibilities of the curator in contemporary art. Recently this has expanded beyond galleries and museums to include an array of agencies in the creative, cultural, educational and industrial sectors and a diverse range of artistic and media forms. The course will review the methods and theories of curatorial practice and provide a critical framework for understanding and appreciating contemporary curatorial practice, its current issues and debates. Readings from architecture, art history, cultural criticism, heritage studies and critical theory will be discussed. Local, national and international case studies will be considered.

ARHA 581 / INTRODUCTION TO MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Overview of the field, research questions integral to topic. Investigation of key issues in the management and protection of underwater cultural heritage. Investigation of main excavations and influential individuals.

ARHA 582 / DOCUMENTATION&CONSERVATION METHODS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Introduction to the methods and tools used in archaeological field projects and in the laboratory. Practicing methods used in site, artifact, and wreck documentation and reconstruction. Conservation techniques applicable to finds from both maritime and terrestrial sites.

ARHA 590 / SELECTED TOPICS IN LANGUAGES
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Advanced language training related to the study of Anatolian Civilizations. Topics chosen by the faculty.

ARHA 595 / THESIS
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

Students decide with their advisor about the topic of their thesis. In addition to researching and writing a thesis, graduate students in the program may continue to work as museum interns, or in archaeological excavations.

ARHA 610 / ADVANCED DOCTORAL THESIS SEMINAR
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Prepares Ph.D. students for researching and writing their doctoral dissertation and for their future careers. Topics include: managing a large research project, research methods, academic publishing, research and publication ethics, interviewing, presentation and teaching skills, preparing images for publications, and preparing materials for job and grant applications.

ARHA 695 / PHD THESIS
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

Research is guided by a faculty member of the ARHA program.

CPAP 100 / COMPUTER PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

CPAP is a program to improve computer proficiency. CPAP is not a regular course; it aims to measure, evaluate and develop the skills of the students in Word Processing and Spreadsheet Applications. Students can study from the on-line video lectures provided in the link http://home.ku.edu.tr/~cpap/lecnotes.html Undergraduate students must pass CPAP's proficiency test in order to fulfill the degree requirements. They can register to the scheduled tests by registering to one of the classes of CPAP100 using KUSIS Course Planner. More information is provided in the link http://home.ku.edu.tr/~cpap/..

CPAP 100 / COMPUTER PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

CPAP is a program to improve computer proficiency. CPAP is not a regular course; it aims to measure, evaluate and develop the skills of the students in Word Processing and Spreadsheet Applications. Students can study from the on-line video lectures provided in the link http://home.ku.edu.tr/~cpap/lecnotes.html Undergraduate students must pass CPAP's proficiency test in order to fulfill the degree requirements. They can register to the scheduled tests by registering to one of the classes of CPAP100 using KUSIS Course Planner. More information is provided in the link http://home.ku.edu.tr/~cpap/..

LITR 101 / INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY STUDIES
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Introduction to the main genres of fiction, poetry, and drama, with the aim of providing competence in close reading and critical essay writing, knowledge of formal characteristics and key terminology, and a basic understanding of comparative literary studies.

LITR 109 / LITERATURE AND CULTURE I
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Introduction to literary and critical study from a comparatist perspective regarding ancient literature and culture, and literary genres of myth, tragedy, epic and romance. Study of selected texts on ancient Greek myth and tragedy, Mesopotamian literature and Roman literature.

LITR 111 / INTRODUCTION TO LITERARY THEORY AND CRITICISM
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Introduction to the major theoretical approaches for the study of literature. Survey of basic theoretical concepts for analyzing and interpreting a broad range of literary and cultural texts.

LITR 201 / TRANSLATING LITERATURES AND CULTURES
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Introduction to theories of literary translation and the historical interchange of language and culture.

LITR 203 / TOPICS IN WORLD LITERATURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Survey of a major literary archetype, cultural phenomenon, or theoretical concern, with a focus on the Mediterranean world.