Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
TRH-23-146TÜRK KÜLTÜR TARİHİ - IElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The influence of Islamic culture and civilization of the Turks prior to entering basic social, cultural and political structure of the Islamic culture to comprehend and analyze the impact on these structures provide. Past to the present stage of history located in the Turkish nation's culture, language, art, science of life, the Turkish family structure, customs and traditions, thoughts, life, work life, the Turkish general features and modern-day Turkey and Turkish culture is to inform.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğretim Üyesi Türkan ARIK
Learning Outcomes
1The individuals who are major in their field and experienced are being grown as dependent on main principles of Republic of Turkey and convenient for the main aims of Turkish national education system.
2They will achieve some behaviour such as being open-minded while doing scientific investigations, being suspicious and delaying decisions in the situation of having no complete proof, and they can maintain their studies with patience and care.
3They will apply the modern methods writing and investigating history by being loyal to scientific ethical rules.
4By learning other disciplines which can be an assist to science of history, they will benefit from the branches which will help them in their investigations and studies.
5They will have the information of archive, library and documents. In addition, by evaluating these sources in decent way through its originality, they will present service and being of academic society.
6Pre-Islamic Central Asia Understands the social structure and social change.
7Islamic culture and civilization of the Central Asian Turkish culture and civilization explain the effect.
8In the history of world civilizations and the influence of Turkish culture are examined.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Pre-Islamic Turkish culture and civilization in a detailed manner to investigate, Turkey, the homeland of Central Asia in the history of the ancient times from the social improvement, prehistory of the steppe culture in the region, the archaeological excavations and finds examine the homeland of civilization and spread the geography, the ancient Turkish beliefs daily life constitute the content of the course to investigate.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Pre-Islamic Turkish Cultural History and presentation resources .reading, explanation, discussion
2Culture, Civilization and the Emergence of Concepts Related to the Theories.reading, explanation, discussion
3Of nomadic steppe Emergence of Cultural Factors Involved inreading, explanation, discussion
4Konar - Nomadism and nomadismreading, explanation, discussion
5Turkish Cultural Similarities and Differences Between the Environmental Culture .reading, explanation, discussion
6Turkey Name, Date of Turks coming onto the stage .reading, explanation, discussion
7The First Civilizations in Homeland : Anavar , Afanasyeva , Andronov , Tagar : Karasukreading, explanation, discussion
8Midterm Exam.
9Ancient Turkey and Turkish culture in Kurgan At airports .reading, explanation, discussion
10Scythians ( Saka ) .reading, explanation, discussion
11Old Turkish Faith : Religious cult of parents to Inam and Sky God Matter of Shamanism , to the Inam Force in Naturereading, explanation, discussion
12Ancient Turks Time Account: Twelve Animal Turkish Calendar, Hijri Calendar, Rumi Calendar, Gregorian Calendarreading, explanation, discussion
13in Pre-Islamic Turkish traditions, customs , Custom , Tradition and Beliefsreading, explanation, discussion
14Ancient and Modern Turkish culture, Turkish culture in the family .reading, explanation, discussion
Recommended or Required Reading
Türk Dünyası El Kitabı, Cilt 1. Ankara. 2001. İbrahim Kafesoğlu. Türk Milli Kültürü. Ankara, 2004 Bahaeddin Ögel. İslamiyet Öncesi Türk Kültür ve Medeniyeti. İlhami Durmuş. İskitler. Ankara, 2012.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13226
Self Study13113
Individual Study for Mid term Examination199
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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