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ARTHIST 201 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - ANCIENT TO MEDIEVAL GA 3 u
An investigation of major works of art in painting, sculpture, architecture, and minor related arts from prehistoric times to the late middle ages. Emphasis on the relationship between art and culture. Students develop skills in artistic analysis. Slide illustrated. 

ARTHIST 202 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART - RENAISSANCE TO 1900 GA 3 u
An investigation of major works in painting, sculpture, architecture, and related arts from the early Italian Renaissance to 1900. Students develop skills in artistic analysis and an understanding of the discipline of art history. Slide illustrated. 

ARTHIST 203 INTRODUCTION TO MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART GA 3 u
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.
Prereq: Sophomore standing 

ARTHIST 311 GREEK AND ROMAN ART GA 3 u
This course treats Greek and Roman art and architecture through the exploration of specific themes. The concepts of classical archaeology, technology, style, and iconography are addressed, and media such as vase painting, architecture, sculpture, mural painting and mosaics are considered in the context of these themes.
Prereq: ARTHIST 201 or ARTHIST 202 or ARTHIST 203 

ARTHIST 312 MEDIEVAL ART GA 3 u
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.
Prereq: ARTHIST 201 or ARTHIST 202 or ARTHIST 203 

ARTHIST 313 ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART GA 3 u
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.
Prereq: ARTHIST 201 or ARTHIST 202 or ARTHIST 203 

ARTHIST 314 NORTHERN RENAISSANCE ART GA 3 u
This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in the Lowlands, France, and Germany during the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the study of Northern Renaissance art.
Prereq: ARTHIST 201 or ARTHIST 202 or ARTHIST 203 

ARTHIST 315 BAROQUE ART GA 3 u
This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in Italy, France, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands from the late sixteenth century through the early eighteenth century. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the study of Baroque art.
Prereq: ARTHIST 201 or ARTHIST 202 or ARTHIST 203 

ARTHIST 316 ART OF THE 19TH CENTURY GA 3 u
This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the unique art and art historical circumstances which existed in Europe and America from the mid-eighteenth century through the end of the nineteenth century. Course material may focus on particular topics and issues specific to the time period and various art historical movements, such as the rococo, the Enlightenment, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism.
Prereq: ARTHIST 201 or ARTHIST 202 or ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 317 MODERN ARCHITECTURE GA 3 u
This course explores the tensions between historicism and modernism in domestic, commercial and civic architectural solutions from the mid-19th century to 1960. Emphasis is placed on 'master architects' in Europe and the United States, urban planning and architectural utopias.
Prereq: ARTHIST 201 or ARTHIST 202 or ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 318/518 MODERN ART GA 3 u
This course is designed to allow for a thematic approach to the study of art in the first half of the twentieth century. Course material will explore the art, artists, and theory related to modern art.
Prereq: ARTHIST 201 or ARTHIST 202 or ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 319 CONTEMPORARY ART GA 3 u
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.
Prereq: ARTHIST 201 or ARTHIST 202 or ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 320 GRAPHIC DESIGN HISTORY 3 u
This is a lecture course that covers the History of Graphic Design from the invention of writing through the digital revolution. Topics include such areas as Postmodern Design, Multicultural Design, Corporate Design Systems.
Prereq: ARTHIST 203

ARTHIST 420 ART THEORY 3 u
An advanced course dealing with the theoretical concerns of the visual arts. The course treats art in its relation to current philosophical thought, and also discusses aesthetics and the nature of art. For Art Department majors and minors. Offered spring term only.
Prereq: ARTHIST 203 and senior standing

ARTHIST 491/691 TRAVEL STUDY Repeatable 1-3 u

ARTHIST 497 EXCHANGE STUDY Repeatable 3 u

ARTHIST 496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES IN ART HISTORY Repeatable 3 u

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