This course aims to teach students a comprehensive survey of the modern period in art, beginning in the early 19th century and continuing through the various styles, and art movements of the 20th century. Within this perspective the course starts with 19. century social, economic and political condition and goes to the field in art. After the observations necessary for analysing the emergence of modern art and its differences from the previous art periods the course focuses on the movements such as impressionism, cubism, expressionism, futurism, constructivism, Dadaism, surrealism, fauvism, abstract impressionism, pop-art, and distinctive styles emerged within these movements.

This course is a study of media law and ethics. It consists of two parts: ethics and law, media law specifically. It is designed to give an overview of the general concepts, problems, and specific cases in the fields media law and media ethics. Within this perspective the course starts with the philosophical investigations in ethics to establish a foundational ground for further discussions in media ethics and advanced analysis of media laws in major countries. Topics which directly affect people working in the field of media will be studied in greater detail. The scope of this course includes not only controversial issues such as news manipulations, truth, invasion of privacy, product placement, stereotypes, taste and taboos, analysis of news reporting on current events, media polling, defamation, copyright, as well as  basic knowledge of law necessary for understanding media laws in certain countries affecting media institutions. 

This course is an introductory course to photography, its history, aesthetics and basic techniques. The course includes teaching instructions, theoretical views as well as some hands-on photographic work and practical field trips. Students will participate in actual photography during practical field trips spanning a wide cross section of photographic opportunity. Students are expected to gain a historical and aesthetic knowledge concerning the development of the medium of photography as well as technical skills and ability to take better photographs. The scope of the course also includes the development of recent revolutionary digital technologies and their effects on the medium. Within this context both digital and analog photography will be thoroughly examined.   

Visual process comprises a complex structure, dependent on the source, physiology and the entire conscience dynamics. Information based on perception is dependent on the resultant of logic and brain activities. Within the scope of this course, it is aimed to improve talents and skills of the students related with perception, visual perception, visual thinking, visual analysis, design, creativity and observation. Within this perspective the course concentrates on basic and advanced elements in design and their interactions with visual perception as well as the importance of working memory and brain processes. The scope of the course also contains theoretical views about visual perception and design.

This course aims to provide students with a broad overview of the major developments in the history of art and culture, beginning with prehistoric civilisations and proceeding up to the nineteenth century. The principle focus will be on the visual arts, particularly painting, sculpture and architecture, but attention will also be paid to the social, economic, religious  and political contexts in which these works were produced.

This course concentrates on training the students to develop effective graphic design interfaces with Web page design. Students explore new software and technical information for working with banners, links, buttons, basic HTML, Javascript and site management for Web design. Concept development from group discussions to final execution is encouraged.

This is a course that prepares the students both for a large-scale exhibition and a professional portfolio. Students will develop a concept and then choose the most suitable medium for their projects. There will be in-class discussions on how to utilize the concept in the best possible way, and treat the subject matter and material.

The course focuses on the basics of design through design elements and principles such as harmony, contrast, balance, unity, dilemma, dominance, repetition, rhythm, analogy, metaphor. Introduction to colour theory and its application to design. Euclidean geometry, composition of shapes, forms and spaces with the emphasis on their visual expression such as light, colour, texture, gestalt principles of perception, figure-ground relations, orientation, formal transformations, interdependence and relationships; studies on ordering systems; introduction of abstract/real concepts in a design process.