Course Descriptions

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

101 Building the Future: An Introduction to Architecture
105 Introduction to Art History, Pre-History to 1400
106 Introduction to Art History, 1400 to Contemporary
107 Survey of Non-Western Art
118 Looking at Twenty-First Century World History
202 Introduction to Contemporary Art
203 Sacred Sites: Materializing and Experiencing the Divine
204 Art and Power: The Visual and Literary Culture of the Soviet Century
205 Introduction to Asian Art
206 Art of India
211 Ancient Foundations of Modernity
214 Renaissance Art in Europe
215 Baroque Magnificence
220 Critical Issues in Art History
226 Art and Visual Culture of the Caribbean
230 Latinx Art
240 Introduction to Modern and Contemporary African Art 
250 Intro to Oceanic, African and Pre-Columbian Art
251 Russian Art 
252 East Asian Art
253 Contemporary Photography
275 Cinema and the City 
277 Art and Medicine
291 Topics in Art History
292 Topics in Art History
293 Topics in Art History
294 Topics in Art History
305 Women and Art
306 Roman Art 
308 Italy 1250-1400: The Hinge Between Medieval and Renaissance Art
309 Fifteenth Century Italy: The Birth of the Renaissance
310 The High Renaissance in Italy 
312 Byzantine Art
316 Mexican Art Across Borders
317 Ancient Painting
319 Celtic and Early Irish Art
320 Islamic Art and Architecture: Visual Cultures of Islam
321 Art of Early China 
322 Japanese Art
324 Japanese Painting
328 Modern and Contemporary Visual Culture in the Islamic World
332 African-American Art
333 Pre-Columbian Art
339, 340 Study Abroad in Rome: From Ancient Capital to Modern Metropolis
341 Venice 
342 Early Greek Art
343 Later Greek Art
357 Art and Literature of the Soviet Period and the Varieties of Nonconformism
361 Russian and Soviet Avant-Gardes
366 Spanish Painting
368 Modern American Art 1876-1945
371 Arts of West Africa
373 Early Medieval Art
374 Romanesque and Gothic Art 
377 Gothic 
379 Imagery and Architecture of Medieval Rome
381 Contemporary Latin American Art 
382 Nineteenth-Century Photography
383 Twentieth-Century Photography
387 Realism
389 Modern Art: 19th Century 
391 Nineteenth Century Architecture in the United States
392 Twentieth-Century Architecture
396 Impressionism
403 Approaches to Art History
420 African Architecture
428 The Modern City
430 Foundations in Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies
431 Theories & Methods of Architectural Preservation
440 CHAPS Museums, Collecting and Preservation
441 Special Topics in Politics, History, and Heritage
446 Studies in American Architecture
447 Internship in Historic Preservation, Fall
448 Internship in Historical Preservation, Spring
454 Seminar: Major Baroque Artists and Themes
462 Workshop in Curatorial Practices
479 Special Topics in Asian Art
483 From Text to Image in Japanese Art
487 Special Topics in Modern Art
491 Capstone in Art History, Fall
492 Capstone in Art History, Spring
493 Individual Studies in Art History
494 Individual Studies in Art History
495 Internship in Art History, Fall
496 Internship in Art History, Spring
497 Honors in Art History, Fall
498 Honors in Art History, Spring
499 Advanced Seminar in Art History
Undergraduate Course Descriptions

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Laura Weigert, Chair

Carla Yanni, Undergraduate Program Director 

Tamara Sears, Graduate Program Director

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