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State Turkish Music Conservatory - Turkish Folk Dance - First Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Ege University State Turkish Music Conservatory, Turkish Folk Dance Program was found in 1989-1990 to teach Turkish Folk Dances with scientific methods to students whose aim is to learn and transferred the folk dances as trained academicians.
Qualification Awarded
The Bachelor's Degree in State Turkish Music Conservatory-Turkish Folk Dance( first cycle in State Turkish Music Conservatory-Turkish Folk Dance) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum.
Level of Qualification
First Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The general requirements explained in “General Admission Requirements” of Information on the Institution part are applied for admission of students.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules and regulations for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. Transfer can be made among the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council. Also successful vocational school graduates to continue their educaiton to obtain Bachelor’s degrees if they are successful in the selection and the placement examination (DGS, i.e. vertical transfer examination) are admitted. The courses to be taken by these students are determined by the relevant department, on the basis of courses they have completed in the programs from which they have graduated. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University and hence of the Department is not an exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each year at the University for the courses of English Language and Computer Skills. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).
Profile of The Programme
The aim of the Turkish Folk Dance program is apart form teaching music, educate students with contemporary teaching methods in pursue of becoming a academically trained dancer, researcher and teacher.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates who earn the required credits from the Higher Education Ministry Exam (KPSS) will earn a position as a music and folk dance teacher at schools.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply to Master’s Degree programmes at national level and /or international level both in the same and in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
The form evaluation and exam for every lesson in the program is explained in detailed lesson plan.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Prof. Gurbuz Aktas PhD, Director, Ege university State Turkish Music Conservatory, Department of Folk Dance, Bornova, Izmir. 0232 374 75 09- 0232 388 70 38.
Facilities
Turkish Folk Dance Department with nineteen educators provide stage as well as theory education, using written as well as the ethnographic teaching materials that are collected in the field researches and support of private archive of all the educator of the department and all the other written resource materials available.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Being able to apply the universal knowledge of music, dance and costumes on Turkish folk dance works.
2Being able to define, classify and analyse the concepts regarding Turkish folk dance.
3Being able to design and apply a traditional performance in accordance with a defined aim.
4Being able to evaluate the socio-politic, socio-economic and socio-psychological contributions of performing arts in social life.
5Acquiring the capability of collecting, analyzing and evaluating the traditional data.
6Being able to use the contemporary techniques and technological devices necessary for traditional folk dance training and practice.
7To be able to working together as a team in folk science
8To be able to learn and gain to act freely while imposing personal dance knowledge as well as creating.
9To understand and adapt the importance of Life Long Learning and be able to observe the development of science and technological changes to develop his/her knowledge regarding the traditional subject.
10Having the knowledge and freedom of his subject, he or she should be able to pass his or her artistic ideas written as well as verbally in an academic level to communicate with others.
11To obtaine technical, occupational and ethical responsibility.
12To be able to observe national as well as international dance arts productions and performances.
13To be able to gain general knowledge regarding the aspects of traditional dance arts.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇKey Learning Outcomes
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KNOWLEDGE1
SKILLS1
2
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
4
5
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO(a)SEÇ.1.YY Elective - - - 3
2 THO137 BALLET I Compulsory 2 2 0 3
3 THO(a).SÇ.Ç.E.I ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I Elective - - - 2
4 YDI101 FOREIGN LANGUAGE I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
5 THO139 KINESIOLOGICAL ANATOMY Compulsory 1 0 0 1
6 THO109 MUSICAL PERCEPTION AND SOLFAGE I Compulsory 2 2 0 5
7 ATA101 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 THO107 RHYTIM KNOWLEDGE I Compulsory 1 1 0 2
9 THO101 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (DENİZLİ) Compulsory 1 1 0 2
10 THO103 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (ZEYBEK) Compulsory 0 2 0 4
11 TUR101 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 16 9 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO(a)SEÇ.2.YY Elective - - - 2
2 THO138 BALLET II Compulsory 2 2 0 2
3 THO(a).SÇ.Ç.E.II ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT II Elective - - - 2
4 THO140 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY Compulsory 1 0 0 2
5 YDI102 FOREIGN LANGUAGE II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
6 THO110 MUSICAL PERCEPTION AND SOLFAGE II Compulsory 2 2 0 5
7 ATA102 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 THO108 RHYTIM KNOWLEDGE II Compulsory 1 1 0 2
9 THO102 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (AFYON) Compulsory 1 1 0 3
10 THO104 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (KAŞIK) Compulsory 2 2 0 4
11 TUR102 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 18 9 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO(a)SEÇ.3.YY Elective - - - 2
2 THO(a).SÇ.Ç.E.III ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT III Elective - - - 2
3 THO247 EXCERCISES KNOWLEDGE AND GENERAL GYMNASTICS Compulsory 1 1 0 1
4 THO213 HISTORY OF TURKISH FOLK DANCE I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
5 THO217 MOVEMENT NOTATION I Compulsory 1 1 0 3
6 THO237 MUSICAL PERCEPTION AND SOLFAGE III Compulsory 1 1 0 2
7 THO207 RHYTIM KNOWLEDGE III Compulsory 1 1 0 4
8 THO215 STAGING PRACTICE OF TURKISH FOLK DANCES I Compulsory 2 2 0 3
9 THO203 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (KIVRAK ZEYBEK) Compulsory 2 2 0 4
10 THO201 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (MUĞLA) Compulsory 1 1 0 3
11 THO239 TURKISH MUSIC SOLFAGE AND THEORY Compulsory 1 1 0 4
Total 13 11 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO(a)SEÇ.4.YY Elective - - - 2
2 THO(a).SÇ.Ç.E.IV ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT IV Elective - - - 2
3 THO214 HISTORY OF TURKISH FOLK DANCE II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
4 THO218 MOVEMENT NOTATION II Compulsory 1 1 0 3
5 THO238 MUSICAL PERCEPTION AND SOLFAGE IV Compulsory 1 1 0 3
6 THO208 RHYTIM KNOWLEDGE IV Compulsory 1 1 0 4
7 THO216 STAGING PRACTICE OF TURKISH FOLK DANCES II Compulsory 2 2 0 3
8 THO204 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (BAR) Compulsory 2 2 0 4
9 THO202 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (TOKAT) Compulsory 1 1 0 3
10 THO240 TURKISH MUSIC SOLFAGE AND THEORY Compulsory 1 1 0 4
Total 12 10 0 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO305 ACTING FOR DANCER I Compulsory 1 1 0 3
2 THO(a).SÇ.Ç.E.V ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT V Elective - - - 2
3 THO315 INTRODUCTION TO FOLKLORE Compulsory 2 0 0 2
4 THO317 MOVEMENT NOTATION AND STAGING I Compulsory 1 1 0 3
5 THO313 PRODUCTION I Compulsory 2 2 0 3
6 THO307 RHYTIM KNOWLEDGE V Compulsory 1 1 0 3
7 THO321 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS AND TECHNICS Compulsory 1 1 0 2
8 THO(a).SEÇ.5.YY THO(a) ELECTIVE 5.YY Elective - - - 2
9 THO309 TRADITIONAL FOLK COSTUMES I Compulsory 1 1 0 2
10 THO311 TURKISH MUSIC SOLFAGE AND REPERTOIRE III Compulsory 1 1 0 2
11 THO349 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (AZERİ) Compulsory 1 1 0 3
12 THO301 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (HORON) Compulsory 2 2 0 3
Total 15 13 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO306 ACTING FOR DANCER II Compulsory 1 1 0 2
2 THO(a).SÇ.Ç.E.VI ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT VI Elective - - - 2
3 THO324 GENERES AND ATTITUDES OF TURKISH FOLK DANCE I Compulsory 1 1 0 2
4 THO316 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLGY Compulsory 2 0 0 2
5 THO318 MOVEMENT NOTATION AND STAGING II Compulsory 1 1 0 3
6 THO314 PRODUCTION II Compulsory 2 2 0 3
7 THO308 RHYTIM KNOWLEDGE VI Compulsory 1 1 0 3
8 THO(a).SEÇ.6.YY THO(a) ELECTIVE 6.YY Elective - - - 2
9 THO310 TRADITIONAL FOLK COSTUMES II Compulsory 1 1 0 2
10 THO312 TURKISH MUSIC SOLFAGE AND REPERTOIRE IV Compulsory 1 1 0 3
11 THO304 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (ARTVİN) Compulsory 1 1 0 3
12 THO302 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (KAFKAS) Compulsory 2 2 0 3
Total 15 13 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO405 DANCE STUDIES Compulsory 2 0 0 2
2 THO(a).SEÇ.I ELECTIVE I Elective - - - 2
3 THO(a).SEÇ.III ELECTIVE III Elective - - - 2
4 THO(a).SÇ.Ç.E.VII ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT VII Elective - - - 2
5 THO(a).SEÇ.V ELECTIVE V Elective - - - 2
6 THO415 MUSIC REPERTOIRE OF TURKISH FOLK DANCES I Compulsory 1 1 0 2
7 THO413 PRODUCTION III Compulsory 2 2 0 3
8 THO407 RHYTM KNOWLEDGE VII Compulsory 1 1 0 4
9 THO411 TURKISH MUSIC SOLFAGE AND THEORY V Compulsory 1 1 0 4
10 THO401 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (KARŞILAMA-HORA) Compulsory 2 2 0 4
11 THO403 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (ÜSKÜP) Compulsory 1 1 0 3
Total 14 12 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO(a).SEÇ.II ELECTIVE II Elective - - - 2
2 THO(a).SEÇ.IV ELECTIVE IV Elective - - - 2
3 THO(a).SÇ.Ç.E.VIII ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT VIII Elective - - - 2
4 THO(a).SEÇ.VI ELECTIVE VI Elective - - - 2
5 THO416 MUSIC REPERTOIRE OF TURKISH FOLK DANCES II Compulsory 1 1 0 4
6 THO414 PRODUCTION IV Compulsory 2 2 0 3
7 THO408 RHYTM KNOWLEDGE VIII Compulsory 1 1 0 4
8 THO412 TURKISH MUSIC SOLFAGE AND THEORY VI Compulsory 1 1 0 4
9 THO402 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (GAZİANTEP) Compulsory 1 1 0 3
10 THO404 TURKISH FOLK DANCE (HALAY) Compulsory 2 2 0 4
Total 12 12 0 30
 
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 BLG107 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER Elective 2 0 0 3
2 THO141 PIANO I Elective 1 1 0 3
3 THO143 MOVEMENT TECHNIQUE I Elective 1 1 0 3
ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO125 BAĞLAMA Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO127 KABAK KEMANE Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO129 KAVAL Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO131 MEY-ZURNA Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO133 AKORDEON Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO135 CLARINETTE Elective 1 1 0 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO142 PIANO II Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO144 MOVEMENT TECHNIQUE I Elective 1 1 0 2
3 ÜYG104 TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFE Elective 1 0 0 2
ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO126 BAĞLAMA Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO128 KABAK KEMANE Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO130 KAVAL Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO132 MEY-ZURNA Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO134 AKORDEON Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO136 CLARINETTE Elective 1 1 0 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO243 PIANO III Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO245 BALLET III Elective 1 1 0 2
ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT III
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO225 BAĞLAMA Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO227 KABAK KEMANE Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO229 KAVAL Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO231 MEY-ZURNA Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO233 AKORDEON Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO235 CLARINETTE Elective 1 1 0 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO244 PIANO IV Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO246 BALLET IV Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO248 WOMAN CHARACTER ON ZEYBEK DANCES Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THU202 COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Elective 1 0 0 2
ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT IV
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO226 BAĞLAMA Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO228 KABAK KEMANE Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO230 KAVAL Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO232 MEY-ZURNA Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO234 AKORDEON Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO236 CLARINETTE Elective 1 1 0 2
ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT V
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO325 BAĞLAMA Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO327 KABAK KEMANE Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO329 KAVAL Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO331 MEY-ZURNA Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO333 AKORDEON Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO335 CLARINETTE Elective 1 1 0 2
THO(a) ELECTIVE 5.YY
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO337 USE OF TECHNICAL INSTRUMENTS I Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO339 PIANO V Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO341 TURKISH MUSIC REPERTOIRE I Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO343 SUBSIDIARY MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO345 MAKE-UP Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO351 THE STAGING AND DESIGN OF TURKISH FOLK DANCES I Elective 1 1 0 2
7 THO353 PERCUSSION (DOLI) I Elective 1 1 0 2
8 THO355 BODY LANGUAGE EDUCATION Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT VI
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO326 BAĞLAMA Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO328 KABAK KEMANE Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO330 KAVAL Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO332 MEY-ZURNA Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO334 AKORDEON Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO336 CLARINETTE Elective 1 1 0 2
THO(a) ELECTIVE 6.YY
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO338 USE OF TECHNICAL INSTRUMENTS II Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO340 PIANO VI Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO342 TURKISH MUSIC REPERTOIRE II Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO344 SUBSIDIARY MUSICAL INSTRUMENT II Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO346 CHARACTER MAKE-UP Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO348 MODERN DANCE Elective 1 1 0 2
7 THO352 THE STAGING AND DESIGN OF TURKISH FOLK DANCES II Elective 1 1 0 2
8 THO354 PERCUSSION (DOLI) II Elective 1 1 0 2
ELECTIVE I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO439 PIANO VII Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO443 SUBSIDIARY MUSICAL INSTRUMENT III Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO445 ZEYBEK DANCE Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO447 TECHING METHODS OF TURKISH FOLK DANCES I Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO475 PERCUSSION (BENDIR) I Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO477 STAGING AND PRODUCTION I Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE III
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO441 TURKISH MUSIC SOLFAGE AND REPERTOIRE III Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO451 SCHOOL MUSIC I Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO455 SPOON DANCE Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO479 HISTORY OF DANCE I Elective 2 0 0 2
5 THO481 COSTUME I Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT VII
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO425 BAĞLAMA Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO427 KABAK KEMANE Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO429 KAVAL Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO431 MEY-ZURNA Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO433 AKORDEON Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO435 CLARINETTE Elective 1 1 0 2
ELECTIVE V
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 ISR401 SIGN LANGUAGE Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO461 COMPUTERRASSISTED WRITING OF MUSICAL NOTE Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO465 HORA-KARŞILAMA DANCE Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO469 MUSICAL DICTATION Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO471 COSTUME DESIGN I Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO483 DANCE AND EXPRESSION Elective 2 0 0 2
7 THO485 ARTISTIC COMMUNICATION Elective 2 0 0 2
8 THO487 DANCE AS A SPORT Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO440 PIANO VIII Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO444 SUBSIDIARY MUSICAL INSTRUMENT IV Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO446 HALAY DANCE Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO448 TECHING METHODS OF TURKISH FOLK DANCES II Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO476 PERCUSSION (BENDIR) II Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO478 STAGING AND PRODUCTION II Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE IV
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO442 TURKISH MUSIC REPERTOIRE IV Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO452 SCHOOL MUSIC II Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO456 TEKE DANCE Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO474 FIELD RESEARCH OF TURKISH FOLK DANCES Elective 2 0 0 2
5 THO480 HISTORY OF DANCE II Elective 2 0 0 2
6 THO482 COSTUME II Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT VIII
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 THO426 BAĞLAMA Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO428 KABAK KEMANE Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO430 KAVAL Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO432 MEY-ZURNA Elective 1 1 0 2
5 THO434 AKORDEON Elective 1 1 0 2
6 THO436 CLARINETTE Elective 1 1 0 2
ELECTIVE VI
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 GRK402 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND GUALITY Elective 1 1 0 2
2 THO464 BAR DANCE Elective 1 1 0 2
3 THO472 COSTUME DESING II Elective 1 1 0 2
4 THO486 ART AND ORGANIZATION Elective 2 0 0 2
5 THO488 CHOREOGRAPHY Elective 2 0 0 2
6 THO490 DRAMATIC VILLAGE PERFORMANCES Elective 2 0 0 2
 
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