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Faculty of Letters - Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology - First Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology department was established in 1993.
Qualification Awarded
The Bachelor's Degree in Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology ( first cycle in Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology ) 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 Department of Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology studies the civilizations of the ancient Near East in a long time span starting from the Neolithic Period which marks the beginning of the first agricultural activities and the appearance of first settlements, followed by the Chalcolithic Period and Bronze Ages until the end of the Iron Age. All of the civilizations in the Near Eastern including Mesopotamia, Iran, Syria, Palestine and Caucasia are studied in a chronological order with a special emphasis on Anatolian cultures.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates, having been qualified as "archaeologists", may find occupations as academics in the universities, as well as as archaeologists in the state or private museums, in the local municipals or in the Ministery of Culture.
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
Students must attend courses and examinations. Student’s attendance is followed by the instructor. One midterm examination is given during each semester. Dates of midterm examinations are announced by the Department in the first month of the semester. In addition to midterm examinations and other work, students are required to take a final examination. Final examinations are held at the announced date and place. The grade is evaluated by the sum of 40% of the midterm exam and 60% of the final exam grade. Lecturers may also take several other criteria (such as seminar works, written or oral presentations, attendance to the discussions, etc.) into consideration while evaluating the grades.
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
Head of the Subdepartment: Prof. Dr. ALTAN ÇİLİNGİROĞLU Ege Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi, Arkeoloji Bölümü 35100 Bornova, İzmir altan.cilingiroglu@ege.edu.tr tel. 232 388400-3931 fax. 232 3881102; ECTS Coordinator: Doç. Dr. R. GÜL GÜRTEKİN-DEMİR Ege Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi, Arkeoloji Bölümü 35100 Bornova, İzmir gul.demir@ege.edu.tr tel. 232 3112217 fax. 232 3881102
Facilities
About 70 students graduate from the undergraduate program in the Department of Archaeology. The courses are instructed by the departmental academic staff. Some members of the staff also teach in other departments of the faculty. The students of the department are highly encouraged to participate the excavations, surveys and other archaeological research projects directed by some departmental academic staff. Phokaia (directed by Prof. Dr. Ömer Özyiğit), Claros (directed by Prof. Dr. Nuran ŞAHİN), Antandros (directed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gürcan POLAT), Van-Ayanis and Ulucak Höyük (directed by Prof. Dr. Altan ÇİLİNGİROĞLU), Beycesultan (directed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eşref ABAY), Tripolis (directed by Assist. Prof. Dr. Aytekin ERDOĞAN), Yeşilova Höyük (directed by Assist. Prof. Dr. Zafer Derin) and Kavuşan Höyük (directed by Prof. Dr. Gülriz KOZBE) are among the excavations directed by the Ege University members.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Students will be able to have archaeological up-to-date information and the application methods.
2Students will be able to apply theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of study.
3Students will be able to distinguish and analyze stylistic and chronological problems of the archaeological data and material.
4Students will be able to document the archaeological data within the visual and verbal framework also with the help of digital documentation sources.
5Students will acquire oral and written skills to represent archaeological information and experiences.
6Students will be able to make independent decisions and studies during the analysis of the archeological problems.
7Students will be able to have responsibility for the resolving of the problems in the archaeological projects.
8Students will be able to develop a project or have a responsibility at field (i.e., in an archaeological site)
9Students will be able to interpret the archaeological data and use various data of history, geography, sociology, economics, anthropology and architecture in order to solve or discuss a problem concerning archaeology.
10 Students will be able to become conscious of the requirement of being aware of the current developments and results of archaeology; follow Turkish and foreign literature (via library and informatics) and attain these as a lifelong learning habit.
11Students will be able to protect archaeological material and have it recognized by the public within the interrelation of tourism and environment.
12Students will be able to have social responsibility and organize activities in the researching areas.
13Students will be able to follow the foreign literature and to get across with colleagues.
14Students will be able to utilize contemporary techniques and equipment for archaeological applications.
15Students will be able to be aware of the professional and ethical responsibilities.
16Students will be able to make disciplinary or interdisciplinary teamwork.

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
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COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
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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 0715001292013 ARCHAEOLOGICAL DRAWING(CERAMİCS) Compulsory 3 0 0 5
2 715001052009 COMPUTER COURSE Compulsory 3 0 0 4
3 0715001252013 EASTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN ANATOLIA IN PREHISTORY Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 715001212010 FOREIGN LANGUAGE I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
5 0715001272013 INTRODUCTION TO NEAR EASTERN ARCHAEOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 5
6 0715001232013 MESOPOTAMIAN CULTURES Compulsory 3 0 0 4
7 715001022009 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 715001012009 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 23 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0715001242013 ARCHAEOLOGICAL DRAWING-SMALL FINDS Compulsory 3 0 0 4
2 0715001262013 ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION AND SURVEY METHODS Compulsory 3 0 0 3
3 0715001282013 CENTRAL ANATOLIA IN PREHISTORY Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 715001062010 EASTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN ANATOLIA DURING 4TH AND 3RD MILLENNIA BC Compulsory 3 0 0 4
5 715001222010 FOREIGN LANGUAGE II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
6 715000942009 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
7 715001102011 TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFE Compulsory 2 0 0 4
8 715000922009 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 0715001302013 WEST ANATOLIA IN PREHISTORY Compulsory 3 0 0 3
Total 25 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 715002012009 ANATOLIA DURING THE ASSYRIAN TRADE COLONIES Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 0715002192013 CENTRAL ANATOLIA IN THE EARLY BRONZE AGE Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 EDEPROSÇMDERS1 ELECTIVE I Elective - - - 10
4 EDEFAKORTAKHAVUZ1 FACULTY ELECTIVE I Elective - - - 2
5 715002052009 SUMERIAN AND AKKADIAN ART Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 13 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 715002022009 ASSYRIAN HISTORY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 715002002009 BABILONIAN AND ASSYRIAN ART Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 10721501T11218 COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 EDEPROSÇMDERS2 ELECTIVE II Elective - - - 6
5 EDEFAKORTAKHAVUZ2 FACULTY ELECTIVE II Elective - - - 2
6 0715002222013 WEST ANATOLIA IN THE EARLY BRONZE AGE Compulsory 7 0 0 7
Total 19 0 0 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0715003152013 BURIAL PRACTICES IN ANATOLIA Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 EDEPROSÇMDERS3 ELECTIVE III Elective - - - 6
3 10721501T11301 HITTITE HISTORY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 10721501T11303 SYRIA DURING THE 2ND MILLNNIUM BC Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 10721501T11307 URBANISATION AT NEAR EAST Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 14 0 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0715003282013 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY I Compulsory 3 0 0 5
2 EDEPROSÇMDERS4 ELECTIVE IV Elective - - - 9
3 0715003302013 GLYPTICS IN ANATOLIA Compulsory 3 0 0 5
4 0715003262013 HISTORY OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND THEORETICAL APPROACHES Compulsory 3 0 0 5
5 0715003182013 HITTITE ART Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 14 0 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 EDEPROSÇMDERS5 ELECTIVE V Elective - - - 6
2 0715004212013 HISTORY AND ART OF ELAM Compulsory 3 0 0 5
3 0715004192013 HISTORY AND ART OF URARTIAN KINGDOM Compulsory 3 0 0 5
4 0715004232013 PHRYGIAN HISTORY AND ART Compulsory 3 0 0 5
5 10721501T11409 WORSHIP IN ANATOLIA Compulsory 3 0 0 4
6 0715004252013 WRITING AND WRITTEN DOCUMENTS IN THE ANCEINT NEAR EAST Compulsory 3 0 0 5
Total 15 0 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0715004242013 EGYPTIAN ARCHAEOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 EDEPROSÇMDERS6 ELECTIVE VI Elective - - - 6
3 0715004262013 LYDIAN HISTORY AND ART Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 0715004302013 MUSEOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 0715004282013 SOCIAL AND ECONOMICAL STRUTURE IN THE URARTIAN KINGDOM Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 12 0 0 30
 
ELECTIVE I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0715002212013 ANCIENT ANATOLIAN MYTHOLOGY Elective 3 0 0 5
2 0715002272014 EARLY TRANSCAUCASIAN CULTURE Elective 3 0 0 5
FACULTY ELECTIVE I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 701002532012 POETRY IN MODERN TURKISH LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
2 702002552012 HISTORY OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS Elective 2 0 0 2
3 703002372007 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMY Elective 2 0 0 2
4 705002772012 MYTHOLOGY AND CULTURE Elective 2 0 0 2
5 706002752012 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY Elective 2 0 0 2
6 707002432012 BASIC PSYCHOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
7 707002452012 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
8 708002452007 GENERAL SOCIOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
9 710002532012 HISTORY OF WORLD LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
10 713002232007 MYTHOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0715002242013 METALLURGY IN ANATOLIA Elective 3 0 0 2
2 0715002262013 SYRIA AND LEVANT IN THE PREHISTORICAL PERIOD Elective 3 0 0 2
3 0715002282013 TRANSCAUCASUS DURING 2ND AND 1ST MILLENNIA BC Elective 3 0 0 2
4 0715002302014 RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE IN THE NEAR EAST Elective 3 0 0 2
FACULTY ELECTIVE II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 701002542012 NOVEL AND STROY IN MODERN TURKISH LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
2 702002562012 HISTORY OF THE MODERN AND CONTENPORARY AGE CIVILIZATIONS Elective 2 0 0 2
3 703002362007 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY Elective 2 0 0 2
4 705002782012 MYTHOLOGY AND LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
5 706002762012 PROBLEMS OF PHILOSOPY Elective 2 0 0 2
6 707002482012 HUMAN DEVELEMENT Elective 2 0 0 2
7 708002422007 MODERN SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES Elective 2 0 0 2
8 710002522012 CULTURAL STUDIES Elective 2 0 0 2
9 712002542012 ART HISTORY Elective 2 0 0 2
10 713002402012 ARCHAEOLOGY OF ANATOLIA Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE III
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0715003192013 BASICS OF PHOTOGRAPHY Elective 3 0 0 3
2 0715003212013 WESTERN ANATOLIA DURING THE 2ND MILLENNUM BC Elective 3 0 0 3
ELECTIVE IV
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0715003202013 CYPRUS IN THE PREHISTORICAL PERIODS Elective 3 0 0 3
2 0715003222013 GLYPTICS IN MESOPOTAMIA Elective 3 0 0 3
3 0715003242013 DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING IN ARCHAEOLOGY Elective 3 0 0 3
4 0715003322014 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS Elective 3 0 0 3
5 715003342016 ROMAN ARCHAEOLOGY Elective 3 0 0 3
ELECTIVE V
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0715004272013 EASTERN AND SOUTHEASTERN ANATOLIA IN SECOND MILLENNIUM BC Elective 2 0 0 3
2 0715004292013 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY II Elective 2 0 0 3
3 0715004312013 LİSANS BİTİRME TEZİ Elective 4 0 0 6
4 0715004332014 SOUTHEASTERN ANATOLIA IN THE IST MILLENNIUM BC Elective 2 0 0 3
ELECTIVE VI
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0715004322013 LİSANS BİTİRME TEZİ Elective 4 0 0 6
2 0715004342014 HISTORY AND ART IN NEO HITTITE CITY-STATES Elective 2 0 0 3
3 10721502T11418 SETTLEMENT PATTER IN ARCHAEOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 3
 
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