Art History

 

Following are course descriptions. Check the Annual Schedule to plan your schedule.

 

ART HISTORY 204
Survey of Asian Art (5)

Students are introduced to the art and architecture of India, China, Korea and Japan. This course gives an overview of Asian art with a concentration on individual nations/cultures, specific period styles and representative artists. Prerequisite: Completion or enrollment in ENGL 100 or instructor's permission. Student option grading.

ART HISTORY 210
Japanese Art History (5)

This course offers a comprehensive study into the art, architecture and crafts of Japan. Art and artists of Japan are examined as well as the religion, politics, and economics that shaped their cultural eras. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 100, placement in ENGL& 101 or instructor permission. Student option grading.

ART HISTORY 224
Survey of Western Art: Ancient (5)

Students study and analyze Western art and architecture from prehistory through the Greco/Roman eras and the early Christian periods. This course addresses how art forms have been influenced by significant events, beliefs, and customs. Previously ARTH 201. Student option grading.

ART HISTORY 225
Survey of Western Art: Medieval/Baroque/Rococo (5)

Students study and analyze Western art and architecture from the Early Medieval Period to the 19th century. Students will evaluate how art has been influenced by significant artists, beliefs, and stylistic traditions. Previously ARTH 202. Student option grading.

ART HISTORY 226
Survey of Western Art: Modern/Postmodern (5)

Students study and analyze Western art and architecture from the late 19th century to the 21st century. Works of major artists, plus the development of new art forms in the Postmodern world are introduced. Previously ARTH 203. Student option grading.

ART HISTORY 292
Special Topics in Art History (2)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Art History. Previously ARTH 282.

ART HISTORY 293
Special Topics in Art History (3)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Art History. Previously ARTH 283.

ART HISTORY 295
Special Topics in Art History (5)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Art History. Previously ARTH 285.

ART HISTORY 297
Individual Project in Art History (1)

Individual project in a specific area of art history. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

ART HISTORY 298
Individual Project in Art History (2)

Individual project in a specific area of art history. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.

ART HISTORY 299
Individual Project in Art History (3)

Individual project in a specific area of art history. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Mandatory decimal grading.