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Undergraduate Art History

2018 Fall Term

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3 Units

SURVEY OF ART - ANCIENT TO 1400CE (GA)

Art History 201

Through illustrated lecture, students investigate major works of art in painting, sculpture, architecture, and related arts from prehistoric times through the 1400CE. Emphasis on the relationship between art and culture.


3 Units

SURVEY OF ART - 1400 TO 1900CE (GA)

Art History 202

Through illustrated lecture, students investigate major works of art in painting, sculpture, architecture, and related arts from 1400 to 1900CE. Students develop skills in artistic analysis and an understanding of the discipline of art history.


3 Units

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. Western and non-Western art will be considered.


3 Units

MEDIEVAL ART (GA)

Art History 312

This course takes a thematic approach to the art and architecture of important institutions of the Middle Ages. Students are introduced to sculpture, painting, manuscript illumination, architecture, mosaics, and other decorative arts, as well as cultural issues and Christian symbolism.


3 Units

ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART (GA)

Art History 313

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in Italy from ca. 1250 to 1550. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the study of Italian Renaissance art.


3 Units

CONTEMPORARY ART (GA)

Art History 319

This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the study of art in the second half or the twentieth century into the twenty-first century. Course material will explore the art, artists, and theory related to contemporary art.


1-6 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY

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.

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