Art History (ART H)

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Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.


Development of the visual arts including painting, sculpture, architecture, and crafts, from the prehistoric through Gothic periods.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.


Development of the visual arts of western civilization including painting, sculpture, architecture, and crafts; from the Renaissance to the twentieth century.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.


Development of the visual arts of western civilization including painting, sculpture, architecture, and crafts; from the Renaissance to the twentieth century.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.


An introduction to various topics in visual culture studies. The lecture course will provide students with a creative and intellectual context in which to study historical and contemporary instances of the visual in culture. Individual lectures examine significant trends in the visual arts, mass media, scientific imagery, visual communications, and other areas related to visual literacy and visual representation in local and global contexts. Cross cultural viewpoints and issues of diversity will be presented in relation to visual culture and related fields.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.


History of designed artifacts, their creators, and their cultural environments in Western Europe and America from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution to the present.

(3-0) Cr. 3.


Introduction to the history of art and architecture in Asia before the modern era. Cultures may include China, Korea, Japan, and India. Visual materials selected based on important themes that are critical in understanding Asian cultures and art traditions.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Cross-listed with CL ST). (3-0) Cr. 3.


Greek art from Neolithic to Hellenistic periods. Roman art from the traditional founding to the end of the empire in the West.

(Cross-listed with CL ST). (3-0) Cr. 3-4.


Greek art from Neolithic to Hellenistic periods. Roman art from the traditional founding to the end of the empire in the West.

(3-0) Cr. 3.


Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, crafts, and architecture of the various civilizations of the Islamic world.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3-4.


Historical survey of the painting, sculpture, crafts, and architecture of the various civilizations of the Islamic world.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(3-0) Cr. 3.


European art including painting, sculpture, architecture, and crafts; thirteenth through sixteenth centuries.

(3-0) Cr. 3.


European art including painting, sculpture, architecture, and crafts; thirteenth through sixteenth centuries.

(3-0) Cr. 3.


Survey of American art from the early colonial period to 1945, with emphasis on historical and cultural issues that underlie art production in the United States.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

(3-0) Cr. 3.


Visual arts and critical theory of the early 20th century, including Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Suprematism, Dada, and Surrealism.

(3-0) Cr. 3.


Visual arts and critical theory after 1945, including Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and Performance Art.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

(3-0) Cr. 3.


Survey of the evolution of photography and photojournalism from the 1830s to the present, seen from an art historical perspective, emphasizing causative factors, cultural influences,and major masters and schools.

(3-0) Cr. 3.


Survey of Indian-style art and architecture through history. Examination of how art and architecture developed in the Indian world has come to define the Indian identity religiously, culturally, socially, and politically.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. R. Repeatable.

Prereq: Concurrent enrollment in an art history course and permission of instructor
Study and tours of museums, galleries, artist and/or designer studios and other areas of interest within art history. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(3-0) Cr. 3.


European and American art and architecture from 1780 to 1900 focusing on the major movements of western Europe, including: Neo-Classicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism.

(Dual-listed with ART H 589). Cr. 3.


An art-historical survey of comic strips, comic books, and graphic novels from their origins in the 19th century to present.

Cr. 3-4.


An art-historical survey of comic strips, comic books, and graphic novels from their origins in the 19th century to present.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form before the semester of enrollment
Student must have completed art history coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.

Prereq: Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form before the semester of enrollment
Student must have completed art history coursework appropriate to planned independent study. Offered on a graded basis or a satisfactory-fail basis.

(1-0) Cr. 1.

Prereq: Permission of instructor and planned enrollment in ART H 492
Cultural and historical aspects of art and design in Western Europe in preparation for study abroad. Area of study varies each time offered. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Dual-listed with ART H 592). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification, ART H 491 or equivalent, permission of instructor
International study abroad program in western Europe. Visits to design studios, art museums, and educational facilities. Related activities depending on specific area of study which may vary each time offered.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Cross-listed with W S). (3-0) Cr. 3.


Issues of gender related to cultural environments from the Middle Ages to contemporary times in Europe and America. Feminist movement beginning in the 1970s and specifically gender issues in art that are becoming widespread in the artistic culture.
Meets U.S. Diversity Requirement

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Advanced classification in a department curriculum
Written approval of supervising instructor on required form in advance of semester of enrollment. Supervised experience with a cooperating museum or gallery or art center. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(Dual-listed with ART H 598). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits.


Specialized study in the history or criticism of art and/or design.

(4-0) Cr. 4.

Prereq: Admission to the B.A. in Art and Design--Visual Culture Studies Concentration, and senior standing; or permission of instructor.
Sustained exploration of topics related to Visual Culture Studies. Course incorporates reading of major texts in the field of visual culture studies, writing exercises, and guided instruction in the process of conducting research and reporting results of the research process. Course will result in an original paper.

Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduates:

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Issues and debates that pertain to the study of visual objects and material artifacts in their cultural context. Examination of the role of visual and material culture studies as both relate to allied disciplines including, but not limited to: anthropology, art history, design history, design studies, and new media studies.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor. Written approval in advance of semester of enrollment.
Supervised experience with a cooperating museum or gallery or art center. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification or permission of instructor
European and American art and architecture from 1780 to 1900, focusing on the major movements of western Europe including: Neo-Classicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification and permission of instructor
Visual arts and critical theory of the early 20th century, including: Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Suprematism, Dada and Surrealism.

(Dual-listed with ART H 489). Cr. 3.


An art-historical survey of comic strips, comic books, and graphic novels from their origins in the 19th century to present.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area. Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.
Special Topics for Art History.

Cr. arr.

Prereq: Bachelor degree in art and/or design, or evidence of satisfactory equivalency in specialized area. Written approval of instructor and department chair on required form in advance of semester of enrollment.
Independent Study in Art History.

(Dual-listed with ART H 492). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification, ART H 491 or equivalent, permission of instructor
International study abroad program in western Europe. Visits to design studios, art museums, and educational facilities. Related activities depending on specific area of study which may vary each time offered.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(Cross-listed with W S). (3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification or permission of instructor
Issues of gender related to cultural environments from the Middle Ages to contemporary times in Europe and America. Feminist movement beginning in the 1970s and specifically gender issues in art that are becoming widespread in the artistic culture.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification or permission of instructor
Visual arts and critical theory after 1945, including Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and Performance Art.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification or permission of instructor
Survey of the evolution of photography and photojournalism from the 1830s to the present, seen from an art historical perspective, emphasizing causative factors, cultural influences, and major masters and schools.

(3-0) Cr. 3.

Prereq: Graduate classification or permission of instructor
Seminar covering aspects of art and design based on ecological principles, including earthworks, land-based art, recycled/reused objects, ecofeminism, ephemerality, and green design.

(Dual-listed with ART H 498). (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits.


Specialized study in the history or criticism of art and/or design.