Undergraduate Art History
2014 Spring Term
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SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - ANCIENT TO MEDIEVAL (GA)
Art History 201
An investigation of major works of art in painting, sculpture, architecture, and minor related arts from prehistoric times to the late middle ages. Emphasis on the relationship between art and culture. Students develop skills in artistic analysis. Slide illustrated.
SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - RENAISSANCE TO 1900 (GA)
Art History 202
An investigation of major works in painting, sculpture, architecture, and related arts from the early Italian Renaissance to 1900. Students develop skills in artistic analysis and an understanding of the discipline of art history. Slide illustrated.
INTRODUCTION TO MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART (GA)
Art History 203
This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the study of art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Course material will explore the art, artists, and theory related to modern and contemporary art.
MODERN ARCHITECTURE (GA)
Art History 317
This course explores the tensions between historicism and modernism in domestic, commerical in domestic, commercial and civic architectural solutions from the mid-19th century to 1960. Emphasis is placed on 'master architects' in Europe and the United States, urban planning and architectural utopias.
GRAPHIC DESIGN HISTORY
Art History 320
This is a lecture course that covers the History of Graphic Design from the invention of writing through the digital revolution. Topics include such areas as Postmodern Design, Multicultural Design, Corporate Design Systems.
Art History 420
An advanced course dealing with the theoretical concerns of the visual arts. The course treats art in its relation to current philosophical thought, and also discusses aesthetics and the nature of art. For Art Department majors and minors. Offered spring term only.
Art History 496
Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable.
Art History 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.