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Art Minor

Art Department
College of Liberal Arts
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2017
  • Required credits in this minor: 19 to 24
The minor introduces students to the creative process and visual thinking required in art.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Students may earn no more than one undergraduate degree in the Department of Art: a B.A. or a B.F.A. or a minor.
Concepts in Visual Arts
Take 1 of the following courses for 3 credits. Only one of these courses can count towards the minor requirements.
ARTS 1001 - Introduction to Contemporary Art and Theory [AH, DSJ] (3.0 cr)
or ARTS 1002 - Art and Life: Thinking About Ethics Through Art [AH, CIV] (3.0 cr)
Core Courses
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ARTS 1101 - Drawing [AH] (4.0 cr)
· ARTS 1301 - Sculpture [AH] (4.0 cr)
· ARTS 1501 - Printmaking: Intaglio and Lithography [AH] (4.0 cr)
· ARTS 1502 - Printmaking: Relief, Screen, and Digital Processes [AH] (4.0 cr)
· ARTS 1601 - Experimental and Media Arts [AH] (4.0 cr)
· ARTS 1701 - Photography: Darkroom & Digital [AH] (4.0 cr)
· ARTS 1801 - Ceramics [AH] (4.0 cr)
Art History
Take 1 or more course(s) from the following:
· ARTS 3401W - Critical Theories and Their Construction From a Studio Perspective [AH, CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3005 - American Art [AH] (4.0 cr)
· ARTH 3012 - 19th and 20th Century Art (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3013 - Introduction to East Asian Art [GP] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3015W - Art of Islam [AH, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
· ARTH 3017 - Islamic Culture [AH, GP] (4.0 cr)
· ARTH 3182 - Egypt and Western Asia: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt and Western Asia [AH, GP] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3309 - Renaissance Art in Europe [AH] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3311 - Baroque Art in Seventeenth Century Europe [AH] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3312 - European Art of the Eighteenth Century: Rococo to Revolution [HIS] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3401 - Art Now [AH, CIV] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3422 - Off the Wall: History of Graphic Arts in Europe and America in the Modern Age (4.0 cr)
· ARTH 3434 - Art and the Environment [AH, ENV] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3464 - Art Since 1945 [HIS] (4.0 cr)
· ARTH 3484 - The Art of Picasso and the Modern Movement (4.0 cr)
· ARTH 3577 - Photo Nation: Photography in America [AH] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3921W - Art of the Film [AH, WI] (4.0 cr)
· ARTH 3940 - Topics in Art History (1.0-4.0 cr)
· ARTH 3975 - Directed Museum Experience (1.0-2.0 cr)
· ARTH 3993 - Directed Study (1.0-4.0 cr)
· ARTH 5112 - Archaic and Classical Greek Art (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5115 - Hellenistic and Iranian Asia: Art and Archaeology of Hellenistic, Scythian, Kushan, and Sogdian Asia (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5301 - Visual Culture of the Atlantic World (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5302 - Print Culture in Early Modern Europe (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5323 - Art of the Italian Renaissance: 14th-16th Centuries (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5324 - 15th-Century Painting (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5411 - Gender and Sexuality in Art Since 1863 (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5413 - Alternative Media: Video, Performance, Digital Art (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5417 - Twentieth Century Theory and Criticism (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5422 - Off the Wall: History of Graphic Arts in Europe and America in the Modern Age (4.0 cr)
· ARTH 5454 - Design Reform in the Era of Art Nouveau (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5466 - Contemporary Art (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5575 - Boom to Bust: American Art from the Roaring Twenties to the Great Depression (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5577 - Art of the Harlem Renaissance (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5766 - Chinese Painting (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5777 - The Diversity of Traditions: Indian Art 1200 to Present (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5781 - Age of Empire: The Mughals, Safavids, and Ottomans (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5785 - Art of Islamic Iran (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5950 - Topics: Art History (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5993 - Directed Study (1.0-4.0 cr)
· ARTH 3009 - Medieval Art [AH] (3.0 cr)
or MEST 3009 - Medieval Art [AH] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3014W - Art of India [AH, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
or ALL 3014W - Art of India [AH, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
or RELS 3415W - Art of India [AH, GP, WI] (4.0 cr)
· ARTH 3152 - Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece [HIS] (3.0 cr)
or CNES 3152 - Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece [HIS] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3162 - Roman Art and Archaeology [HIS] (3.0 cr)
or CNES 3162 - Roman Art and Archaeology [HIS] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3205 - Art of Central and South America Before Columbus [AH] (3.0 cr)
or ANTH 3205 - Art of Central and South America Before Columbus [AH] (3.0 cr)
or RELS 3322 - Art of Central and South America Before Columbus [AH] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3208 - Mexico on My Mind [AH, GP] (3.0 cr)
or CHIC 3208 - Mexico On My Mind [AH, GP] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3315 - The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800. [AH, TS] (3.0 cr)
or HIST 3708 - The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800 [AH, TS] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3335 - Baroque Rome: Art and Politics in the Papal Capital [HIS] (3.0 cr)
or ARTH 5335 - Baroque Rome: Art and Politics in the Papal Capital (3.0 cr)
or HIST 3706 - Baroque Rome: Art and Politics in the Papal Capital [HIS] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 3655 - African-American Cinema [AH, DSJ] (3.0 cr)
or ARTH 5655 - African-American Cinema [AH, DSJ] (3.0 cr)
or AFRO 3655 - African-American Cinema [AH, DSJ] (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5192 - Persia and the Ancient Iranian World: Art and Archaeology of Achaemenid to Sasanian Persia (3.0 cr)
or CNES 5192 - Persia and the Ancient Iranian World: Art and Archaeology of Achaemenid to Sasanian Persia (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5765 - Early Chinese Art (3.0 cr)
or ARTH 5775 - Formation of Indian Art: 2500 BCE to 300 CE (3.0 cr)
· ARTH 5802 - Art of the Inka and their Ancestors (3.0 cr)
or AMIN 5802 - Art of the Inka and their Ancestors (3.0 cr)
or RELS 5326 - Art of the Inka and their Ancestors (3.0 cr)
Electives
ARTS 1001 and ARTS 1002 may not count towards the electives requirement.
Take 3 or more course(s) from the following:
Take 0 - 1 course(s) from the following:
· ARTS 1xxx
· Take 2 - 3 course(s) from the following:
· ARTS 3xxx
· ARTS 5xxx
 
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ARTS 1001 - Introduction to Contemporary Art and Theory (AH, DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02476 - ArtS 1001/ArtS 1001H
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Introductory overview of contemporary artistic practices/theoretical foundations. Familiarization with contemporary critical/creative practices. Approaches to contemporary art through lens of cultural diversity/social justice.
ARTS 1002 - Art and Life: Thinking About Ethics Through Art (AH, CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Case examples from visual arts. Ethical theories. Philosophical take on relationship between art, life, ethics.
ARTS 1101 - Drawing (AH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01900 - ArtS 1101/ArtS 2101
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Fundamental principles/processes of drawing; various drawing media.
ARTS 1301 - Sculpture (AH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01902 - ArtS 1301/ArtS 2301
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to sculptural practice. Materials, methods, concepts, history. Emphasizes correlation between concepts and materials. Creative work in clay, plaster, metal, and wood.
ARTS 1501 - Printmaking: Intaglio and Lithography (AH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01903 - ArtS 1501/ArtS 2501
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Introduction to techniques of intaglio etching/lithography. Historical approaches/use through contemporary materials/concepts. Emphasizes interrelationship of process, materials, and ideas/aesthetics.
ARTS 1502 - Printmaking: Relief, Screen, and Digital Processes (AH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01904 - ArtS 1502/ArtS 2502
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Techniques of relief (linoleum and woodcut), screenprint, and digital printmaking. Historical approaches and use through contemporary materials, concepts, and practices. Emphasizes interrelationship of process, materials, and ideas.
ARTS 1601 - Experimental and Media Arts (AH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01905 - ArtS 1601/ArtS 2601
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
New technologies as a source for creative art making. Basic processes in digital video, sound, animation, interactive, and networked technologies. Integration of new technologies with more traditional media arts and art disciplines, including filmmaking, sculpture, painting, printmaking, photography, and ceramic arts.
ARTS 1701 - Photography: Darkroom & Digital (AH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01906 - ArtS 1701/ArtS 2701
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Presents conceptual, technical, historical aspects of photography within fine arts context. Emphasis on creative process through hands-on experience in use of camera, digital, black/white, darkroom processes.
ARTS 1801 - Ceramics (AH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01908 - ArtS 1801/ArtS 2801
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
An introduction to ceramic practice. Materials, methods, concepts, and history. Correlation between concepts and materials. Creative work with clay, glaze, kilns, and related procedures.
ARTS 3401W - Critical Theories and Their Construction From a Studio Perspective (AH, CIV, WI)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02487 - ArtS 3401W/ArtS 3401V
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Primary critical theories that shape analysis of works of art. Evaluation of works from artist's perspective. Theory as organizational structure from which to understand contemporary works. prereq: instr consent
ARTH 3005 - American Art (AH)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Artistic practice in the United States: colonial period to cold war. America as idea/identity shaped, expressed, represented, and contested through art. Canon of American art history. Works by individuals outside of traditional channels of art instruction/reception. Questions about what does/does not count as art history.
ARTH 3012 - 19th and 20th Century Art
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Major monuments/issues of modern period. Sculpture, architecture, painting, prints. Neo-classicism, romanticism, realism, impressionism, evolution of modernism, symbolism, fauvism, cubism, dadaism, surrealism, abstract expressionism, pop art, conceptualism, postmodernism.
ARTH 3013 - Introduction to East Asian Art (GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: ArtH 3013/EAS 3013
Typically offered: Every Fall
A selective examination of works of art produced in China, Korea and Japan from the neolithic era to modern times. Nearly every major type of object and all major styles are represented.
ARTH 3015W - Art of Islam (AH, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01322
Typically offered: Every Fall
Architecture, painting, and other arts from Islam's origins to the 20th century. Cultural and political settings as well as themes that unify the diverse artistic styles of Islamic art will be considered.
ARTH 3017 - Islamic Culture (AH, GP)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Emphasis on visual arts and literature produced by the Muslim world from Spain to the Indian sub-continent. Analysis of original visual and literary sources will form the basis for understanding diverse cultural developments.
ARTH 3182 - Egypt and Western Asia: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt and Western Asia (AH, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01830
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course will provide students with foundational knowledge in the art, architecture, and archaeology of Egypt, East Africa, Asia Minor, Mesopotamia, Iran and Central Asia from the Neolithic through Late Antiquity (ca. 7,000 B.C.E. - 650 C.E.). Students will gain an understanding of the relationship between the visual material and the social, intellectual, political, and religious contexts in which it developed and functioned. In this regard, students will also gain an understanding of the evolution of, and exchanges and differences among, the visual cultures of these time periods and regions. It will also expose them to the preconditions for contemporary geopolitics in the region.
ARTH 3309 - Renaissance Art in Europe (AH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Major monuments of painting/sculpture in Western Europe, 1400-1600. Close reading of individual works in historical context. Influence of patrons. Major social/political changes such as Renaissance humanism, Protestant Reformation, market economy.
ARTH 3311 - Baroque Art in Seventeenth Century Europe (AH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Dominant trends/figures of Italian, French, Flemish, and Dutch Baroque period. Works of major masters, including Caravaggio, Bernini, Poussin, Velazquez, Rembrandt, and Rubens. Development of illusionistic ceiling decoration. Theoretical basis of Baroque art. Art's subservience to Church and royal court.
ARTH 3312 - European Art of the Eighteenth Century: Rococo to Revolution (HIS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Major developments in 18-century painting, sculpture, and interior decoration, from emergence of Rococo to dawn of Neoclassicism. Response of art to new forms of patronage. Erotics of 18-century art. Ways art functioned as social/political commentary.
ARTH 3401 - Art Now (AH, CIV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Analysis of visual representations in fine arts and popular media, in context of social issues. Obscenity, censorship, democracy, technology, commerce, the museum, propaganda, social role of artist. Understanding the contemporary world through analysis of dominant aesthetic values.
ARTH 3422 - Off the Wall: History of Graphic Arts in Europe and America in the Modern Age
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
History/theory of creation of lithography, social caricature (e.g., Daumier, Gavarni), revival of etching (e.g., Goya/mid-century practitioners, Whistler), and color lithography (e.g., Toulouse-Lautrec, Vuillard, Bonnard). Media changes of 20th century. Revolutionary nature of new media.
ARTH 3434 - Art and the Environment (AH, ENV)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Historical development of land, earth, and environmental art since 1968. Artists' engagement with environmental problems. Responses to changing aesthetic, political, biological, economic, agricultural, technological, and climactic conditions from global perspective.
ARTH 3464 - Art Since 1945 (HIS)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Broad chronological overview of U.S./international art movements since 1945. Assessment of critical writings by major theoreticians (e.g., Clement Greenberg) associated with those movements. Theoretical perspective of postmodernism.
ARTH 3484 - The Art of Picasso and the Modern Movement
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01755 - ArtH 3484/ArtH 5484
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Works of Picasso in all media. Blue, Rose, Cubist, Classical, and later periods of Picasso's development against innovations in media; collage, utilization of found-objects, printmaking and ceramics. Autobiographical nature of imagery gives methodological basis for exploring frequently personalized themes.
ARTH 3577 - Photo Nation: Photography in America (AH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Development of photography, from 19th century to present. Photography as legitimate art form. Portraits/photo albums in culture. Birth of criminal justice system. Technological/market aspects. Politics of aesthetics. Women in photography. Ways in which idea of America has been shaped by photographs.
ARTH 3921W - Art of the Film (AH, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
History of the motion picture as an art form; major films, directors, genres, and styles. Films discussed include THE BIRTH OF A NATION, CITIZEN KANE, BICYCLE THIEF, RASHOMON, and JULES AND JIM.
ARTH 3940 - Topics in Art History
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Topics specified in Class Schedule.
ARTH 3975 - Directed Museum Experience
Credits: 1.0 -2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Internship or docentship in approved program, art institution, or museum. prereq: instr consent
ARTH 3993 - Directed Study
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 12.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
TBD prereq: instr consent
ARTH 5112 - Archaic and Classical Greek Art
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Sculpture, painting, architecture, and minor arts in Greek lands from the 9th through 5th centuries B.C. Examiniation of material remains of Greek culture, archaeological problems such as identifying and dating buildings; analysis of methods and techniques. prereq: jr or sr or grad or instr consent
ARTH 5115 - Hellenistic and Iranian Asia: Art and Archaeology of Hellenistic, Scythian, Kushan, and Sogdian Asia
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02025
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Transformations of Greek architecture, sculpture, painting, mosaic, and decorative arts beginning of the eastern Mediterranean and Hellenistic Asia. Art and archaeology of the post-Hellenistic Iranian world. Religious, political and historical contexts of archaeological sites, monuments, and art objects.
ARTH 5301 - Visual Culture of the Atlantic World
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Visual culture of Atlantic world, from Columbus to American Revolution. Visual objects, practices considered in context of Europe's colonization of Americas. Slavery, religious conflict, international commerce, production of scientific knowledge addressed in terms of their impact upon visual imagery.
ARTH 5302 - Print Culture in Early Modern Europe
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Cultural history of printed images in Europe from their emergence in 15th century through about 1750. Book illustration, reproductive printmaking. History of print connoisseurship. Prints and scientific knowledge. Role of print culture in major social/political events such as Protestant Reformation.
ARTH 5323 - Art of the Italian Renaissance: 14th-16th Centuries
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Chronological/thematic study of painting, sculpture, and architecture. Emphasizes major artists/commissions, but lesser schools/followers also considered.
ARTH 5324 - 15th-Century Painting
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
The origin, character, and development of painting in Northern and Southern Europe. prereq: Jr or sr or grad or instr consent
ARTH 5411 - Gender and Sexuality in Art Since 1863
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
History of art from late 19th to early 21st century. How gender/sexuality have been central to that period?s artistic production, art criticism, and aesthetic theorization. How gender/sexuality are important themes for artists. How the writing of history reveals assumptions about gender/sex. Critical reading/writing.
ARTH 5413 - Alternative Media: Video, Performance, Digital Art
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
In-depth examination of development of alternative media in 20th/21st century art. Video technologies. Performance, time based art. Digital art. prereq: 3464 or instr consent
ARTH 5417 - Twentieth Century Theory and Criticism
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Trends in 20th-century art theory, historical methodology, criticism. Key philosophical ideas of modernism/postmodernism: formalism, semiotics, poststructuralism, feminism, marxism, psychoanalysis, deconstruction. prereq: 3464 or instr consent
ARTH 5422 - Off the Wall: History of Graphic Arts in Europe and America in the Modern Age
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01228
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
History/theory of creation of lithography, social caricature (e.g., Daumier, Gavarni), revival of etching (e.g., Goya, mid-century practitioners, Whistler), and color lithography (e.g., Toulouse-Lautrec, Vuillard, Bonnard). Media changes of 20th century. Revolutionary nature of new media.
ARTH 5454 - Design Reform in the Era of Art Nouveau
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
History of art nouveau in France, Belgium, England, Germany, Austria, Scotland, United States. Innovations in architecture, graphics, decorative arts; continental variants of the style. Major promoters and pioneers of modern design. Critical issues of design reform; texts integrated with principal monuments.
ARTH 5466 - Contemporary Art
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Survey of the art and important critical literature of the period after 1970. Origins and full development of postmodern and subsequent aesthetic philosophies. prereq: 3464 or instr consent
ARTH 5575 - Boom to Bust: American Art from the Roaring Twenties to the Great Depression
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
American art/culture from 1917 to 1940. Boom of post-WWI affluence, bust of stock market crash, Midwestern Dust Bowl. How tumultuous times influenced painting, sculpture, photography, and industrial design.
ARTH 5577 - Art of the Harlem Renaissance
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall
Visual side of Harlem Renaissance, as represented by painters, illustrators, sculptors, and photographers. How African-Americans in 1920s/30s tried to reclaim visual field for purpose of racial redefinition.
ARTH 5766 - Chinese Painting
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Major works from the late bronze age to the modern era that illustrate the development of Chinese landscape painting and associated literary traditions.
ARTH 5777 - The Diversity of Traditions: Indian Art 1200 to Present
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02521
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Issues presented by sculpture, architecture and painting in India, from prehistoric Indus Valley civilization to present day.
ARTH 5781 - Age of Empire: The Mughals, Safavids, and Ottomans
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Artistic developments under the three most powerful Islamic empires of the 16th through 19th centuries: Ottomans of Turkey; Safavids of Iran; Mughals of India. Roles of religion and state will be considered to understand their artistic production.
ARTH 5785 - Art of Islamic Iran
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Architecture, painting, and related arts in Iran from the inception of Islam (7th century) through the 20th century. Understanding the nature of Islam in Persianate cultural settings and how artistic production here compares to the Islamic world.
ARTH 5950 - Topics: Art History
Credits: 3.0 [max 9.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Topics specified in Class Schedule.
ARTH 5993 - Directed Study
Credits: 1.0 -4.0 [max 12.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
TBD prereq: instr consent
ARTH 3009 - Medieval Art (AH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02292
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Medieval art in Western Europe, from around 1000 to the mid-14th century. Works from France, Spain, Germany, Italy, and England examined in their historical context. Cross cultural relations, development of completely new forms of art and techniques, and the processes of realization.
MEST 3009 - Medieval Art (AH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02292
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Medieval art in Western Europe, from around 1000 to the mid-14th century. Works from France, Spain, Germany, Italy, and England examined in their historical context. Cross cultural relations, development of completely new forms of art and techniques, and the processes of realization.
ARTH 3014W - Art of India (AH, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00709 - ALL 3014W/ArtH 3014W/RelS 3415
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Indian sculpture, architecture, and painting from the prehistoric Indus Valley civilization to the present day.
ALL 3014W - Art of India (AH, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00709 - ALL 3014W/ArtH 3014W/RelS 3415
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Indian sculpture, architecture, and painting from the prehistoric Indus Valley civilization to the present day.
RELS 3415W - Art of India (AH, GP, WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00709
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Indian sculpture, architecture, and painting, from prehistoric Indus Valley civilization to present.
ARTH 3152 - Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece (HIS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00992 - ArtH 3152/CNES 3152
Typically offered: Fall Even, Spring Odd Year
Introduction to history of Greek/Hellenistic art, from formation of Greek city states, through conquest of last Hellenistic Kingdoms in Mediterranean (Egypt) and South Asia (Punjab).
CNES 3152 - Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece (HIS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00992 - ArtH 3152/CNES 3152
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Civilization of ancient Greece as revealed through art/ material culture. Case studies of selected monuments/sites.
ARTH 3162 - Roman Art and Archaeology (HIS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00991 - ArtH 3162/CNES 3162
Typically offered: Fall Odd, Spring Even Year
Introduction to history of Roman art, from formation of city-state of Rome under Etruscan domination, to transformation of visual culture in late antiquity under peoples influenced by the Romans.
CNES 3162 - Roman Art and Archaeology (HIS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00991 - ArtH 3162/CNES 3162
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Introduction to art and material culture of Roman world: origin, change, continuity. Progress/decay in later empire, its legacy to modern world.
ARTH 3205 - Art of Central and South America Before Columbus (AH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01995
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Art/architecture of native peoples of Americas from twelfth century B.C. until arrival of Europeans in sixteenth century. Ways that people living in diverse areas of South America/Mesoamerica used art/architecture. Tools to investigate Pre-Columbian art at more advanced levels.
ANTH 3205 - Art of Central and South America Before Columbus (AH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01995
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Art/architecture of native peoples of Americas from twelfth century B.C. until arrival of Europeans in sixteenth century. Ways that people living in diverse areas of South America/Mesoamerica used art/architecture. Tools to investigate Pre-Columbian art at more advanced levels.
RELS 3322 - Art of Central and South America Before Columbus (AH)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01995
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Art/architecture of native peoples of Americas from twelfth century B.C. until arrival of Europeans. Ways that people living in South America/Mesoamerica prior to Spanish conquest produced, shaped, used art/architecture.
ARTH 3208 - Mexico on My Mind (AH, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02026
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Images/issues across time and over a vast geographic territory--from art of Pre-Columbian cultures of Mesoamerica to colonial, post-Independence, and modern Mexico to modern Chicano art in the United States. How Mexico and its people have represented themselves and been represented by others. Identify, define, and solve some of the intricate problems that arise when representing and viewing images of oneself and others. Interpret/make more informed choices. Role images play in community, national, and international politics through history. How these images have come to shape modern perceptions and how these perceptions affect people in Mexico and the United States today.
CHIC 3208 - Mexico On My Mind (AH, GP)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02026 - ArtH 3208/Chic 3208
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Images of art from Pre-Columbian cultures to modern Mexico/Chicano art in United States. How Mexico/its people have represented themselves/been represented by others. Role images play in community, national, international politics through history.
ARTH 3315 - The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800. (AH, TS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01480
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Diverse ways in which making of art and scientific knowledge intersected in early modern Europe. Connections between scientific curiosity and visual arts in major artists (e.g., da Vinci, Durer, Vermeer, Rembrandt). Artfulness of scientific imagery/diagrams, geographical maps, cabinets of curiosities, and new visual technologies, such as the telescope and microscope.
HIST 3708 - The Age of Curiosity: Art and Knowledge in Europe, 1500-1800 (AH, TS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01480
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Diverse ways in which making of art and scientific knowledge intersected in early modern Europe. Connections between scientific curiosity and visual arts in major artists (e.g., da Vinci, Durer, Vermeer, Rembrandt). Artfulness of scientific imagery/diagrams, geographical maps, cabinets of curiosities, and new visual technologies, such as the telescope and microscope.
ARTH 3335 - Baroque Rome: Art and Politics in the Papal Capital (HIS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01505
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Center of baroque culture--Rome--as city of spectacal and pageantry. Urban development. Major works in painting, sculpture, and architecture. Ecclesiastical/private patrons who transformed Rome into one of the world's great capitals.
ARTH 5335 - Baroque Rome: Art and Politics in the Papal Capital
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01505
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Center of baroque culture--Rome--as city of spectacal and pageantry. Urban development. Major works in painting, sculpture, and architecture. Emphasizes ecclesiastical/private patrons who transformed the Eternal City into one of the world's great capitals.
HIST 3706 - Baroque Rome: Art and Politics in the Papal Capital (HIS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01505
Typically offered: Fall Even Year
Center of baroque culture--Rome--as city of spectacal and pageantry. Urban development. Major works in painting, sculpture, and architecture. Ecclesiastical/private patrons who transformed Rome into one of the world's great capitals.
ARTH 3655 - African-American Cinema (AH, DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00577 - Afro 3655/ArtH 3655/ArtH 5655
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
African American cinematic achievements from silent films of Oscar Micheaux through contemporary Hollywood and independent films. Class screenings, critical readings.
ARTH 5655 - African-American Cinema (AH, DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00577 - Afro 4655/ArtH 3655/ArtH 5655
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
African American cinematic achievements, from silent films of Oscar Micheaux through contemporary Hollywood and independent films. Class screenings, critical readings.
AFRO 3655 - African-American Cinema (AH, DSJ)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00577 - Afro 3655/ArtH 3655/ArtH 5655
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
African American cinematic achievements from silent films of Oscar Micheaux through contemporary Hollywood and independent films. Class screenings, critical readings.
ARTH 5192 - Persia and the Ancient Iranian World: Art and Archaeology of Achaemenid to Sasanian Persia
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01829 - ArtH 5192/CNES 5192
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Art, archaeology of ancient Persia and the wider ancient Iranian world from the rise of the Achaemenid empire in 650 BCE to the advent of Islam in the seventh century CE.
CNES 5192 - Persia and the Ancient Iranian World: Art and Archaeology of Achaemenid to Sasanian Persia
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01829
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Art and archaeology of ancient Persia and the wider ancient Iranian world, from the rise of the Achaemenid empire in 650 BCE, to the advent of Islam in the seventh century CE.
ARTH 5765 - Early Chinese Art
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring
Art/material culture of early China from Neolithic age (ca. 10000-2000 BCE) to early imperial period (221 BCE-906 CE).
ARTH 5775 - Formation of Indian Art: 2500 BCE to 300 CE
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Sculpture/architecture, from Indus Valley civilization through Kushana period.
ARTH 5802 - Art of the Inka and their Ancestors
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02039 - AmIn 5802/ArtH 5802/RELS 5326
Typically offered: Every Spring
Art/architecture of people of Andes, from first appearance in archaeological record until Spanish invasion in 16th century. Problems, theoretical/methodological approaches. Analysis of scholarly writing, focusing on evidence.
AMIN 5802 - Art of the Inka and their Ancestors
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02039 - AmIn 5802/ArtH 5802/RELS 5326
Typically offered: Every Spring
Art/architecture of people of Andes, from first appearance in archaeological record until Spanish invasion in 16th century. Problems, theoretical/methodological approaches. Analysis of scholarly writing, focusing on evidence.
RELS 5326 - Art of the Inka and their Ancestors
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 02039 - AmIn 5802/ArtH 5802/RELS 5326
Typically offered: Every Spring
Art/architecture of people of Andes from first appearance in archaeological record until Spanish invasion in 16th century. Problems, theoretical/methodological approaches. Analysis of scholarly writing, focusing on evidence. prereq: Jr. or Sr. or grad student