Art History Courses

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ARTH 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: ENGL 099 with a 2.0 or better (may be taken concurrently), or instructor permission.

ARTH 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. Completion of ENGL 099, placement in ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.

ARTH 224
Survey of Ancient Western Art (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.

ARTH 225
Survey of Art: Renaissance - 19th Ct (5)

Students study Western art and architecture from the Renaissance to the 19th century. Major artists and works of art are introduced. This course addresses how art forms have been influenced by significant events, technological discoveries and non-western cultures.

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

Students study and analyze Western art and architecture from the late 19th century to Postmodernism. Works of major artists and movements are introduced. This course addresses how art forms have been influenced by significant events, technological discoveries, and non-western cultures.

ARTH 273
History of Photography (5)

Students are introduced to the history of the photograph as both documentation and art form. Students will view and analyze photographs from a global perspective with an emphasis on how photographic media have informed, and been informed by, tehnological advancements, historical events, and social climates over nearly 200 years.

ARTH 292
Special Topics In Art History (2)

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

ARTH 293
Special Topics In Art History (3)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Art History. Student option grading.

ARTH 295
Special Topics In Art History (5)

Classes focus on specific issues and/or topics of interest in Art History. Student option grading.

ARTH 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.

ARTH 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.

ARTH 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.