Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Calligraphy ILA 412 8 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MEHMET MEMİŞ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MEHMET MEMİŞ,
Course Assistants

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Mehmet MEMIS

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

Comprehending historical development of Calligraphy and its status and importance in Islamic Art, and learning types of Calligraphy and aesthetical and artistic features of at least one of them.

Course Content

The emergence and historical development of Calligraphy, types of Calligraphy and areas of use of these types, equipments of Calligraphy and preparing these equipments, Sülüs exercises.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To define Islamic Calligraphy Lecture, Question-Answer, Oral Exam, Testing,
2 To evaluate historical development of Calligraphy Lecture, Demonstration, Testing,
3 To recognize the types of Calligraphy and their usage areas Lecture, Demonstration, Testing, Homework,
4 To prepare the equipments of Calligraphy Lecture, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
5 To use the equipments of Calligraphy Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
6 To recognize famous Calligraphers and their essential works Lecture, Demonstration, Testing, Homework,
7 To evaluate aesthetical and artistic features of one type of calligraphy Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Calligraphy in Turkish Decorative Arts
2 Historical Development of Calligraphy
3 Religious Texts and Manuscripts
4 Types of Calligraphy in Manuscripts
5 Large-Sized (Celî) Calligraphy and Famous Calligraphers in This Area
6 Calligraphy in Architectural Decoration
7 Exercise Methods and Introduction of Exercise Models
8 Sülüs Exercises
9 General Features of Sülüs Calligraphy
10 Equipments of Calligraphy and Preparing These Equipments
11 Sülüs Exercises and General Features of Sülüs Calligraphy
12 Designs in Sülüs Calligraphy and Their features
13 Using Areas of Sülüs Calligraphy
14 Protection and Restoration of Manuscripts
Course Notes <p>[1] Serin, M. (2000): Şevki Efendinin S&uuml;l&uuml;s Nesih Meşk Murakkaı, İstanbul.<br /> [2] Serin, M. (1999): Hat Sanatı ve Meşhur Hattatlar, İstanbul.<br /> Diğer Kaynaklar<br /> [3] Subaşı, M.H. (1997): Yazıya Giriş, İstanbul.</p>
Course Resources

[4] Alparslan, A. (1999) Osmanlı Hat Sanatı Tarihi, İstanbul.
[5] Yazır, M.B. (1975): Yazı ve Kalem Güzeli, Ankara.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 S/he can recite the Quran properly and comment within the framework of scientific measurements. X
2 S/he has knowledge of Arabic language at the level of understanding classical and modern texts in the field of Theology and uses it in expressing himself/herself in oral and written communication. S/he acquires a solid knowledge of a Western European Language at least at the level of B 1 of the European Language Portfolio, using it to follow the information in the field of Theology and communicate with colleagues.
3 S/he recognizes the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad and his physical and moral attributes and the historical process of the science of hadith, its methodology, problems, interpretation and its cultural value for the life of a Muslim.
4 S/he can evaluate main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) which take place in classical and modern sources, comparing the Islamic law with other legal systems within the framework of comparative law.
5 Evaluates the principles of Islamic faith and problems of Theology within the framework of reason and authentic sources using scientific methods.
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in islamic world in the past and today.
7 S/he has a satisfactory knowledge of the history, concepts, institutions, philosophy and main figures of Sufism.
8 S/he uses the information obtained from Religious education history, religious and modern training methods in the field of religious education.
9 S/he is able to evaluate Religion and religious issues philosophically, sociologically and psychologically.
10 S/he has knowledge about non-Muslim religions at the level of comparing.
11 S/he is able to evaluate issues related to the Islamic history, civilization and science with a critical point of view. X
12 S/he has general information about the Turkish-Islamic literature and arts. X
13 S/he takes in consideration scientific, cultural and ethical values in interdisciplinary research and studies in the field of Religious Studies.
14 S/he is able to use information and communication technologies at a level required in the field.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 40
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 4 8
Assignment 1 6 6
Final examination 1 6 6
Total Workload 121
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.84
dersAKTSKredisi 5