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Faculty of Letters - History - First Cycle Programme



General Description
History
When Social Sciences Faculty started to instruction on 1976-1977, one of the first departments was Histoy-Geography-Archaeology department. History department took place in this structure as a discipline, started to instruction on 1976 on undergraduate degree and on 1977 graduate degree. Prof. Dr. Mükemmer Umsan ANABOLU, who was working in Fine Arts Faculty then, was appointed as the first head of department. On 1979 with the proposal of faculty council and approval of the senate, History Department, Geography Department and Archaeology Department were founded separately. Since October 2009, Prof. Dr. Mehmet ERSAN is head of the History Department.
Qualification Awarded
The Bachelor's Degree in History ( first cycle in History) 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
History department is carrying out an education program in order to train historians. On our course programs, along with compulsory courses, there are selective courses as well in order to give students the chance of selecting courses suitable for the fields in which he/she wants to get specialized. Besides, among our objectives is provide qualified staff for all service areas in relevant fields or communication. These are public utility, local and regional administration, personnel management, journalism, international organizations, tourism, administration and evaluation of cultural heritage, archives, museums, libraries and lateral branches of these.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates, who have pedagogic formation and obtain sufficient score in KPSS (Civil Servant Election Exam), can be assigned history teacher by the Ministry of the National Education. Besides, there are employment opportunity in public utility, local and regional administration, personnel management, journalism, international organizations, tourism, administration and evaluation of cultural heritage, archives, museums, libraries and lateral branches of these.
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
In history department there is one midterm exam and one final exam, total of two exams per term. Mid term exam affects final grade % 40, and final exam affect it % 60.
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. Dr. Mehmet ERSAN Ege Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Tarih Bölümü 35100 Bornova İZMİR 232 3880110 / 2253 egeersan@yahoo.com As. Prof. Dr. Hasan MERT Ege Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Tarih Bölümü 35100 Bornova İZMİR 232 3111010 / 5065 hasan.mert@ege.edu.tr
Facilities
There are 6 Professors, 5 Associate professors, 4 doctors and 7 research assistants in History Department. There are projectors in our classrooms and a smart board in one of them. We also have a computer class. Departments archive is being established.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Being able to comprehend the correlation between actual events and past.
2Being able to comprehend the variability of historical point of view according to different periods and contexts
3Being aware of difference of point of views depending upon national and cultural backgrounds and paying respect to these differences.
4Being able to appreciate the changing process of history of humanity.
5able to observe the matters of present historical arguments and issues.
6The ability of being objective and judgment
7Being able to participate in group works weather disciplinary or interdisciplinary.
8To adopt the importance of lifelong learning and self improvement by means of observing the progress of contemporary issues.
9As having the ability of individual working and independent decision, being able to express him/herself clearly and lapidary both verbally and written.
10Being conscious of professional and moral responsibility.
11Being able to follow contemporary and historical matters both national and international.
12Having detailed knowledge in one or more era(s) of history.
13Being able to communicate in his/her own language using terminology and techniques accepted in history field.
14Being able to read historical or original texts in one’s own language, being able to summarize, transcript and categorize the data.
15Being able to write in one’s own language using various types of historical writing properly.
16Being able to use bibliographical repertoire, archive inventory, electronic referances and other access tools.
17Being able to use specific tools essential for definite era’s documents (paleography, epigraphy etc.)
18Being able to use computer tools and internet sources or being able to elaborate historical data.
19Being able to understand and use texts written in source languages.
20Having knowledge of local history.
21Having knowledge of one’s own countries history
22Having knowledge of world history in a comparative perspective
23Knowledge and ability of using other social sciences methods (literary criticism, history of languages, art history, archaeology, anthropology, law, sociology, philosophy etc.)
24Being able to define appropriate research subjects provides contribution to historical knowledge and arguments.
25Being able to define data sources and benefit from these appropriately.
26Being able to organize complicated historical information consistently.
27Being able to give the research results appropriate form of statement appropriate to the criteria of discipline
28Being able to interpret, take note or organize texts and documents appropriate for discipline criteria.
29Being able to teach history.

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 702001151997 ANCIENT ANATOLIA-I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 702001372010 CENTRAL ASIAN TURKISH HISTORY Compulsory 2 0 0 3
3 702001452015 COMPUTER Compulsory 3 0 0 3
4 702001392010 FOREIGN LANGUAGE I Compulsory 4 0 0 4
5 702001141997 HISTORY OF ISLAM-I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
6 702001352010 METHODOLOGY OF HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
7 702001181997 OTTOMAN TURKISH-I Compulsory 4 0 0 3
8 702001022006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 702001282001 THE HISTORY OF AEGEAN AND GREEK -I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
10 10720201T11143 TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFE Compulsory 2 0 0 3
11 702001012006 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 27 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 702001231997 ANCIENT ANATOLIA-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 702001442014 EASTERN EUROPEAN HISTORY (5-15th Centuries) Compulsory 2 0 0 6
3 702001402010 FOREIGN LANGUAGE II Compulsory 4 0 0 4
4 702001221997 HISTORY OF ISLAM-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
5 702001362010 METHODOLOGY OF HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 4
6 702001261997 OTTOMAN TURKISH-II Compulsory 4 0 0 3
7 702000942006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 702001292001 THE HISTORY OF AEGEAN AND GREEK II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
9 702000922006 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 22 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 10720201T11254 COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 EDETARSÇMDERS1 ELECTIVE I Elective - - - 16
3 EDEFAKORTAKHAVUZ1 FACULTY ELECTIVE I Elective - - - 2
4 702002131997 OTTOMAN HISTORY (1299-1451)-I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
5 702002111997 SELJUKIDS -I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
6 702002141997 TEXTS OF HISTORY IN OTTOMAN TURKISH-I (PRINTED TEXTS) Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 12 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 EDETARSÇMDERS2 ELECTIVE II Elective - - - 16
2 EDEFAKORTAKHAVUZ2 FACULTY ELECTIVE II Elective - - - 2
3 702002271997 OTTOMAN HISTORY (1299-1451)-II Compulsory 2 0 0 4
4 702002251997 SELJUKIDS -II Compulsory 2 0 0 4
5 702002281997 TEXTS OF HISTORY IN OTTOMAN TURKISH-II (MANUSCRIPTS) Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 10 0 0 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 EDETARSÇMDERS3 ELECTIVE III Elective - - - 16
2 10720201T11367 HISTORY OF BALKANS-I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
3 702003162010 HISTORY OF NATIONAL STRUGGLE Compulsory 2 0 0 4
4 702003122000 OTTOMAN HISTORY-III(1520-1650) Compulsory 2 0 0 4
5 702003652010 THE HISTORY OF THE TURKISH WORLD -I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 10 0 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 EDETARSÇMDERS4 ELECTIVE IV Elective - - - 16
2 702003582010 FOREIGN POLICY OF TURKEY IN THE 20th CENTURY Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 10720201T11368 HISTORY OF BALKANS-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 702003292000 OTTOMAN HISTORY-IV (1650-1789) Compulsory 2 0 0 4
5 702003662010 THE HISTORY OF THE TURKISH WORLD-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 10 0 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 EDETARSÇMDERS5 ELECTIVE V Elective - - - 16
2 702004212001 HISTORY OF TURKISH REPUBLIC-I Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 702004232001 MODERNIZATION MOVEMENTS IN TURKEY-I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 702004192001 OTTOMAN EMPİRE IN M0DERN AGE-I(1789-1856) Compulsory 2 0 0 4
5 702004202009 SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY OF OTOMAN EMPIRE I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 10 0 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 EDETARSÇMDERS6 ELECTIVE VI Elective - - - 16
2 702004382001 HISTORY OF TURKISH REPUBLIC-II Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 702004402001 MODERNIZATION MOVEMENTS IN TURKEY-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 702004362001 OTTOMAN EMPIRE IN M0DERN AGE-II(1789-1856) Compulsory 2 0 0 4
5 702004372009 SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY OF OTOMAN EMPIRE II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 10 0 0 30
 
ELECTIVE I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 10720202T11247 ECONOMIC HISTORY Elective 2 0 0 4
2 10720202T11249 MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN HISTORY Elective 2 0 0 4
3 10720202T11251 HISTORY OF WESTERN ANATOLIAN PRINCIPALITIES Elective 2 0 0 4
4 10720202T11253 ORAL HISTORY Elective 2 0 0 4
5 702002102007 SOCIO-ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE TURKS IN PRE-OTTOMAN PERIOD I Elective 2 0 0 4
6 702002161997 ROMAN HISTORY I (REPUBLIC PERIOD) Elective 2 0 0 4
7 702002171997 BYZANTINE HISTORY-I (4th-9th Century) Elective 2 0 0 4
8 702002181997 EUROPEAN HISTORY-I(15TH CENTURY) Elective 2 0 0 4
9 702002191997 ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION-I Elective 2 0 0 4
10 702002201997 HISTORY OF MIDDLE EAST-I 13th – 15th CENTURIES (ILHANID PERIOD) Elective 2 0 0 4
11 702002572015 HISTORY OF CHINA I Elective 2 0 0 4
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 712002552014 ART HISTORY Elective 2 0 0 2
11 713002232007 MYTHOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 10720202T11246 MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION Elective 2 0 0 4
2 10720202T11248 THE HISTORY OF INDUSTRY Elective 2 0 0 4
3 702002242007 SOCIO-ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE TURKS IN PRE-OTTOMAN PERIOD II Elective 2 0 0 4
4 702002301997 ROMAN HISTORY-II(IMPERIAL PERIOD) Elective 2 0 0 4
5 702002311997 BYZANTINE HISTORY-II (11th-15th Century) Elective 2 0 0 4
6 702002321997 EUROPEAN HISTORY-II(16TH CENTURY) Elective 2 0 0 4
7 702002331997 ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION-II Elective 2 0 0 4
8 702002341997 HISTORY OF MIDDLE EAST BETWEEN 13th-15th CENTURIES II (TIMURID PERIOD) Elective 2 0 0 4
9 702002352009 OTTOMAN HISTORIOGRAPHY AND HISTORIANS- Elective 2 0 0 4
10 702002442010 HISTORY OF IZMIR Elective 2 0 0 4
11 702002582015 HISTORY OF CHINA II Elective 2 0 0 4
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 10720202T11369 ECONOMIC HISTORY IN THE PERIOD OF TURKISH REPUBLIC Elective 2 0 0 4
2 10720202T11373 SOCIO-ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE-I Elective 2 0 0 4
3 702003152010 DOCUMENTS OF THE OTTOMAN HISTORY-I Elective 2 0 0 4
4 702003172000 HISTORY OF MESOPOTAMIA-I Elective 2 0 0 4
5 702003182000 HISTORY OF NEAR EAST-I (9-12th Centuries) Elective 2 0 0 4
6 702003192000 HISTORY OF MIDDLE EAST-I (16th-20th Centuries) Elective 2 0 0 4
7 702003202000 EUROPEAN HISTORY-III (17th Century) Elective 2 0 0 4
8 702003222000 TURKISH IMAGE IN EUROPE I Elective 2 0 0 4
9 702003232000 HISTORY OF TURKISH DEMOCRACY Elective 2 0 0 4
10 702003272000 PERSIAN-I (GRAMMER) Elective 2 0 0 4
11 702003462001 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH LAW-I Elective 2 0 0 4
12 702003752014 THE RESEARCHES ON OTTOMAN HISTORY I Elective 2 0 0 4
13 702003772014 THE RESEARCHES ON THE HISTORY OF REPUBLIC OF TURKEY I Elective 2 0 0 4
14 702003792014 THE RESEARCHES ON SELJUKIDS HISTORY I Elective 2 0 0 4
15 702003812014 THE RESEARCHES ON MIDDLE EAST TURKISH HISTORY I Elective 2 0 0 4
ELECTIVE IV
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 10720202T11372 SOCIO-ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE-II Elective 2 0 0 4
2 702003322010 DOCUMENTS OF THE OTTOMAN HISTORY-II Elective 2 0 0 4
3 702003342000 HISTORY OF MESOPOTAMIA-II Elective 2 0 0 4
4 702003352000 HISTORY OF NEAR EAST-II (13-16th Centuries) Elective 2 0 0 4
5 702003362000 HISTORY OF MIDDLE EAST BETWEEN XVITH-XXT Elective 2 0 0 4
6 702003372000 EUROPEAN HISTORY-IV (18TH CENTURY) Elective 2 0 0 4
7 702003392000 TURKISH IMAGE IN EUROPE-II Elective 2 0 0 4
8 702003402000 HISTORY OF TURKEY IN PRINCIPALITIES PERIOD Elective 2 0 0 4
9 702003442000 PERSIAN-II (GRAMMER) Elective 2 0 0 4
10 702003492001 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH LAW-II Elective 2 0 0 4
11 702003742014 THE RESEARCHES ON OTTOMAN HISTORY II Elective 2 0 0 4
12 702003762014 THE RESEARCHES ON THE HISTORY OF REPUBLIC OF TURKEY II Elective 2 0 0 4
13 702003782014 THE RESEARCHES ON SELJUKIDS HISTORY II Elective 2 0 0 4
14 702003802014 THE RESEARCHES ON MIDDLE EAST TURKISH HISTORY II Elective 2 0 0 4
ELECTIVE V
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0702004652013 THESIS Elective 4 0 0 8
2 702004222010 HISTORY OF TURKISH CULTURE-I Elective 2 0 0 4
3 702004242001 EUROPEAN HISTORY V (19th CENTURY) Elective 2 0 0 4
4 702004252001 RUSSIAN HISTORY I (9th-16th CENTURIES) Elective 2 0 0 4
5 702004262001 HISTORY OF UNITED STATES Elective 2 0 0 4
6 702004292001 HISTORY OF OTTOMAN TRADE-I (14th-16th) Elective 2 0 0 4
7 702004302001 HISTORY OF TURKISH PRESS-I Elective 2 0 0 4
8 702004332001 PERSIAN-III (TRANSLATION) Elective 2 0 0 4
9 702004542003 CENTRAL AND PROVINCIAL ADMINISTARTION IN OTTOMAN STATE Elective 2 0 0 4
10 702004572010 CITIES AND URBANS IN OTTOMAN EMPIRE I Elective 2 0 0 4
11 702004652014 CIVILIZATIONS OF ANCIENT AGE Elective 2 0 0 4
12 702004672014 OTTOMAN HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS III Elective 2 0 0 4
ELECTIVE VI
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0702004642013 THESIS Elective 4 0 0 8
2 702004392010 THE HISTORY OF TUKISH CULTURE-II Elective 2 0 0 4
3 702004412001 EUROPEAN HISTORY VI (20TH CENTURY) Elective 2 0 0 4
4 702004422001 RUSSIAN HISTORY-II (17TH-20TH CENTURI Elective 2 0 0 4
5 702004432001 HISTORY OF THE FAR EAST Elective 2 0 0 4
6 702004462001 HISTORY OF TURKISH PRESS-II Elective 2 0 0 4
7 702004492001 PERSIAN IV (TRANSLATION) Elective 2 0 0 4
8 702004532001 LOCAL ADMINISTRATION IN THE OTTOMAN STATE Elective 2 0 0 4
9 702004582010 PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY Elective 2 0 0 4
10 702004622010 CİTİES AND URBANS IN OTTOMAN EMPİRE II Elective 2 0 0 4
11 702004642014 OTTOMAN HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS IV Elective 2 0 0 4
12 702004702015 ESKİ MISIR TARİHİ Elective 2 0 0 4
 
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