Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu
Faculty of Science and Letters - Department of Archaeology

General Description

History

The department of archaeology opened in 2005 within the Letters by accordance with the decision of 25.08.2011 dated meeting by High education board (YÖK). Educational activity has started in 2011-2012 education and academic year with the students of the additional placement.

Qualification Awarded

Archaeologist

Level of Qualification

First Cycle

Specific Admission Requirements

High school diploma, placement through a centralized national university placement examination (Student Selection Exam, ÖSS). Please visit www.osym.gov.tr for more information. About 45 students are admitted each year.

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Admission can be made from the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council. Successful vocational school graduates to continue their educaiton to obtain Bachelor’s degrees if they are successful in vertical transfer examination are also 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 in vocational school from which they have graduated. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ataturk University and thus 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. The students who achieve a passing grade from the exam are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Students must be successfull and/or pass all courses on the programme including graduation thesis and internship that are explained education and exam regulation of Ondokuz Mayıs University.

Profile of The Programme

Submission of Quality Education. The formation of adequate teaching staff. İn an ideal arrangement of the curriculum. The establishment of adequate infrastructure. It was provided to participatory and practical educational level. Teaching staff training for the newly established universities. Field work (excavation, museum and survey) done. Preparation of qualified scientific publication. The establishment of international relations within the university. The establishment of international relations at university level Establishing relationships with archaeological departments of overseas universities. Cooperation with fraternal universities. Participation in national and international congresses and editing. ERASMUS ve SOKRATES Skilled international publications. The regulating exchange of academic staff and students under European Credit Transfer System.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

Archaeology graduates in all units of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, private museums, governorships and municipalities can serve as an archaeologist.

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. Students who are high honor students are also eligible to apply to doctorate degree at Ondokuz Mayıs University.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

University is implemented passing a course plan. Achievement score for a course sum %40 mid-term evaluation score with final or %60 condition examination. Number of splitter as a result of the calculation result increases whole number; Half year/year-end or condition examination score %50 and achievement score should be minimum %60 in order to be successful in a course.

Graduation Requirements

Normal duration is 4 years. Students must take and pass all necessary courses totaling 148 credits and reach a minimum (grade point average) of 60 before him/her can graduate.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full Time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Department Chair: Prof.Dr. Vedat KELEŞ (tel. 4690)
AECTS Coordinator: Dr. Davut YİĞİTPAŞA (tel. 4687)

Facilities

Department of Archaeology is accepted 45 students every year. The students have chance to work of the practical application lesson learned in the excavations, surveys and different research projects. Work and excavation projects of the department members are below; Parion Excavations (Çanakkale) (Prof.Dr. Vedat KELEŞ), Smintheion excavation and restoration project (Çanakkale) (Dr. Davut KAPLAN).

Programme Outcomes

  1. Mastering excavation techniques
  2. Taking photos, identification, diagnosis and dating the artifacts
  3. Carriying out procedures of contxts and data collection
  4. Organizing Interdisciplinary teams, managing the team in technical and logistic sense
  5. Consciousness of Professional and ethic responsibility
  6. Drawing architectural plans and profiles
  7. Prepearing, planning and practicing projects
  8. Practicing basic techniques of restoration and conservation
  9. Cleaning terracotta, stone, glass and metal artifacts
  10. Drawing and reading plans and maps
  11. Arranging a working system according to topography
  12. Practicing archaeological documantation methods
  13. To follow up the development of new technologies and combine them with archaeological studies
  14. Life-time learning consciousness of professional and ethic responsibility
  15. Knowledge about related laws
  16. Seting problems and proposing suggestions for the solutions
  17. To write reports
  18. Using and combining the knowledge, which lgained during Archaeological Education
  19. Dating artifacts
  20. Knowledge on main archaeological subjects such as architecture, ceramics, sculpture and coinage
  21. Iconographic assesmant
  22. Preparing of catalogue
  23. Consulting litrature
  24. Taking inventory of the archaeological finds

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

T:Theoretical,P:Practice, L:Laboratory
Semester 1
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ARK107Historical Geography Of Anatolia I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK109Anatolian Neolithic Era Archaeology Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK111Introduction to Classical Archaeology I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK113Greek Mythology I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK115Geometric Period Sculpture Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARS-11.St Term Courses Elective SDG 4 0 0 4.0 6.0
ATİ101Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Revolution-I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
SSDThe Non-Elective 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TDİ101Turkish Language-I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
YD101Foreign Language-I SDG 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
Total 20 0 0 20.0 27.0
Semester 2
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ARK108Historical Geography Of Anatolia II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK110Anatolian Chalcolithic Era Archaeology Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK112Introduction to Classical Archaeology II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK114Greek Mythology II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK116Arcaic Period Sculpture Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARS-22.St Term Courses Elective SDG 4 0 0 4.0 6.0
ATİ102Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Revolution-II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 1.0
SSDSerbest Seçmeli Ders II SDG 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TDİ102Turkish Language-II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
YD102Foreign Language II SDG 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
Total 20 0 0 20.0 26.0
Semester 3
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ARK201Classical Age Sculpture I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK207Regional Archaeology And Field Work I Zorunlu 0 3 0 2.0 3.0
ARK209Bronze Age Anatolian Archaeology Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK213Archaeological Excavation And Research Techniques I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK215Minos-Mycenaean Pottery Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK217Archaic Period Archtecture Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK219Drawing Small Finds in Archaeology Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARS-33.St Term Courses Elective SDG 4 0 0 4.0 6.0
Total 16 3 0 18.0 26.0
Semester 4
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ARK202Classical Age Sculpture II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK208Regional Archaeology And Field Work II Zorunlu 0 3 0 2.0 3.0
ARK210iron Age Anatolian Archaeology Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK214Archaeological Excavation And Research Techniques II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK216Geometric Period Pottery Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK218Classical Periof Architecture Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK220Drawing Architecture in Archaeology Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARS-44.St Term Courses Elective SDG 4 0 0 4.0 6.0
Total 16 3 0 18.0 26.0
Semester 5
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ARK301Hellenistic Age Sculpture I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK305Hellenistic Age Architecture I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK307Restoration-Conservation Techniques-I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK313Phrygian Art I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK315Archaic Period Pottery Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK317Greek Numismatic I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARS-55. Term Elective Lectures SDG 6 0 0 6.0 0.0
Total 18 0 0 18.0 21.0
Semester 6
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ARK302Hellenistic Age Sculpture II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK306Hellenistic Age Architecture II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK308Restoration-Conservation Techniques-II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK314Phrygian Art II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK316Classical Period Pottery Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK318Greek Numismatic II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARS-66. Term Elective Lectures SDG 6 0 0 6.0 0.0
Total 18 0 0 18.0 21.0
Semester 7
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ARK401Roman Age Sculpture-I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK405Roman Age Architecture-I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK413Urartian Archaeology-I Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK415Hellenistic Period Pottery Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK417Urbanisation in Anatolia Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK419Museology Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARS-77. Term Elective Lectures SDG 6 0 0 6.0 0.0
Total 18 0 0 18.0 21.0
Semester 8
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L Credit ECTS
ARK402Roman Age Sculpture-II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK406Roman Age Architecture-II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK414Urartian Archaeology-II Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK416Roman Age Pottery Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 4.0
ARK418Ancient Cities of Anatolia Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK420Museology Applications Zorunlu 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARS-88. Term Elective Lectures SDG 6 0 0 6.0 0.0
Total 18 0 0 18.0 18.0

Seçmeli Ders Grupları (SDG)

ARS-1 / 1.St Term Courses Elective
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
ARK123 Near Eastern Mythology-I 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK125 Ceramic Production Methods And Terminology-I 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK127 Greek History 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK129 Production Techniques in Archaeology 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK131 Fertile Crescent during Epipaleolithic and Aceramic Neoltihic Ages 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK133 Mesopotamian Archaeology 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
SSD / Serbest Seçmeli Ders II
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
YD101 / Foreign Language-I
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
YDİ101 English I 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
ARS-2 / 2.St Term Courses Elective
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
ARK124 Near Eastern Mythology-II 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK126 Ceramic Production Methods And Terminology-II 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK128 Roman History 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK130 Archaeology of Ancient Egypt 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK132 Neolithic Age Cultures in Anatolia 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK134 Mesopotamian Art 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
YD102 / Foreign Language II
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
YDA102 German-II 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
YDF102 French-II 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
YDİ102 English II 2 0 0 2.0 2.0
ARS-3 / 3.St Term Courses Elective
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
ARK223 Greek Language-I 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK227 Hittite Art 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK229 Usage of Geographical Information Systems in Archaeology 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK231 Social and Cultural Life in Ancient Greece 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK233 Terminology in Archaeology 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK235 Basic Photography 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK297 Introduction To Art History-I 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARS-4 / 4.St Term Courses Elective
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
ARK224 Greek Language-II 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK228 Late Hittite Art 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK230 Cultural Anthropolgy 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK232 Social and Cultural Life during the Roman Age 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK234 Ceramic Cultures of Anatolia During the Early Bronze Age 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK236 Advanced Photography Applications 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK298 Introduction To Art History-II 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARS-5 / 5. Term Elective Lectures
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
ARK321 Assyrian Art I 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK325 Latin Language I 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK327 Archaeometry I 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK331 Gliptic 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK333 Caucasian Archaeology 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK335 Computer Applications in Archaeology I 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK337 Burial Customs of Ancient Anatolia 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARS-6 / 6. Term Elective Lectures
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
ARK322 Assyrian Art II 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK326 Latin Language II 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK328 Archaeometry II 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK332 Management of Cultural Heritage 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK334 The Black Sea in Antiquity 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK336 Computer Applications in Archaeology II 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK338 Burial Customs in Antiquity 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARS-7 / 7. Term Elective Lectures
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
ARK423 Underwater Archaeology-I 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK425 Guidance 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK433 Art of Painting in Antiquity 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK435 Colonisation and Trade 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK437 Seminar I 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK439 Graduations Thesis Studies I 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK441 Roman Numismatic I 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK443 Iranian Archaeology 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK497 Early Christian And Byzantine Architecture I 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARS-8 / 8. Term Elective Lectures
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title T P L Credit ECTS
ARK424 Underwater Archaeology-II 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK426 Scientific Research Methods 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK434 Ornament and Decoration in Antiquity 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK436 Grave Stela in Antiquity 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK438 Seminar II 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK440 Graduations Thesis Studies II 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
ARK442 Roman Numismatic II 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK444 Persian History and Art 2 0 0 2.0 3.0
ARK498 Early Christian And Byzantine Architecture II 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
SKD002 Entrepreneurship 2 2 0 3.0 0.0