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Course ID:ARHI 2300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art History I: Cave Painting to Michelangelo
Course
Description:
The first half of a year-long survey of the history of art, beginning with early evidence for human artistic production and including a chronological treatment of the ancient Near East, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, Romanesque and Gothic Europe, the Renaissance, north and south, as well as Asia and Africa.
Athena Title:ART HISTORY I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 2100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 2300E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art History I: Cave Painting to Michelangelo
Course
Description:
The first half of a year-long survey of the history of art, beginning with early evidence for human artistic production and including a chronological treatment of the ancient Near East, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, Romanesque and Gothic Europe, the Renaissance, north and south, as well as Asia and Africa.
Athena Title:Art History I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 2300
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 2400E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art History II: Baroque to Modern
Course
Description:
The second half of a year-long survey of the history of art, beginning with the Baroque in Europe and continuing through the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries in Europe and America. Attention will also be paid to Meso-America and Japan. The course concludes with international contemporary developments.
Athena Title:Art History II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 2400
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 2400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art History II: Baroque to Modern
Course
Description:
The second half of a year-long survey of the history of art, beginning with the Baroque in Europe and continuing through the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries in Europe and America. Attention will also be paid to Meso-America and Japan. The course concludes with international contemporary developments.
Athena Title:ART HISTORY II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 2200
Prerequisite:ARHI 2300 or ARHI 2100 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2110H or ARHI 2311H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ancient Art and Architecture
Course
Description:
Survey of sculpture, architecture, and painting from Prehistory (50,000 BP) to the Iron Age (800 BC) in the Prehistoric, Near Eastern, Egyptian, and Aegean-Mediterranean cultural traditions. Critical methodological issues, recent archaeological discoveries, and on-going debates are highlighted.
Athena Title:ANCIENT ART
Prerequisite:(ARHI 2300 or ARHI 2311H) and (ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Greek Art and Architecture
Course
Description:
Sculpture, architecture, and painting of the ancient Greek world from the beginning of the Protogeometric Period (1050 BC) to the end of the Hellenistic Period (31 BC) in its historical, social, and cultural context. Critical methodological issues, recent archaeological discoveries, and on-going debates are highlighted.
Athena Title:GREEK ART & ARCH
Prerequisite:ARHI 2300 or ARHI 2311H or ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3004. 3 hours.
Course Title:Roman Art and Architecture
Course
Description:
Sculpture, architecture, and wall painting of ancient Rome and the lands governed by Rome from the beginning of the Iron Age (1000 BC) to the reign of Constantine (AD 330) in its historical, social, and cultural context. Critical methodological issues, recent important archaeological discoveries, and on-going debates are highlighted.
Athena Title:ROMAN ART & ARCH
Prerequisite:(ARHI 2300 or ARHI 2311H) or (ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Medieval Art and Architecture
Course
Description:
Art and architecture from the fourth century through the fourteenth century with an emphasis on the developments of religious and secular architecture.
Athena Title:Medieval Art and Architecture
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H or ARHI 2200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3012. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art and Architecture of Late Antiquity
Course
Description:
The monuments of art and architecture in the Mediterranean world, both East and West, dating from the third to the sixth century, with emphasis on the continuity between Classical Roman art and the emerging medieval traditions of Byzantium and Western Europe.
Athena Title:ART OF LATE ANTIQ
Prerequisite:(ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H or ARHI 2200) and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3015. 3 hours.
Course Title:Islamic Art and Architecture
Course
Description:
Islamic art and architecture from the birth of the Prophet until the sixteenth century. Geographically, the materials covered range from Afghanistan to Spain. Students will be introduced to this very rich art, to its religious context, and to its historiography in the West.
Athena Title:ISLAMIC ART&ARCHITE
Prerequisite:(ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H or ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2111H) and permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Renaissance Art
Course
Description:
Major monuments, artists, and subjects of art from the late fourteenth through the sixteenth century in Europe.
Athena Title:RENAISSANCE ART
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H or ARHI 2200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3022. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art and Architecture of Byzantium - The Empire of the New Rome
Course
Description:
A survey of the art and architecture in the Byzantine world from the sixth to the sixteenth century.
Athena Title:BYZANTINE ART
Prerequisite:(ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H or ARHI 2200) and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3025. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Decorative Arts of Europe: Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries
Course
Description:
A historical and contextual survey of the so-called "minor arts" of Europe in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, focusing on the material culture of the elite in Italy, but also considering areas of artistic production dominated by northern European artists and craftsmen. An examination of objects from the domestic and secular spheres, as well as those used in religious settings, providing students with a more complete understanding of the Renaissance and Mannerist periods.
Athena Title:DECOR ARTS 15-16 C
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H or ARHI 2200
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Baroque Art I: Southern Europe
Course
Description:
A survey of Baroque art and architecture in Italy, Spain, and France from ca. 1590 through 1675. Major artists to be considered include Caravaggio, Bernini, Velasquez, and Poussin.
Athena Title:BAROQUE ART I
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2411H or ARHI 2200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3032. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art and Architecture of Russia
Course
Description:
Considering the art and architecture of Russia from the eleventh through the twentieth century; four major themes will be: Christianization of Kievan Rus'; Moscow as the Third Rome; the westernization of the Russian Empire; the reinvention of the Russian past during the nineteenth century and early twentieth century.
Athena Title:RUSSIAN ART
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H or ARHI 2200
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3035. 3 hours.
Course Title:Northern Renaissance and Baroque Art
Course
Description:
A survey of Baroque art and architecture in Flanders, the Netherlands, and Germany from ca. 1600 through 1700. Major artists to be considered include Rubens, van Dyck, Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer.
Athena Title:16/17C NORTHERN AR
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H or ARHI 2200
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3041. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to African American Art
Course
Description:
An introduction to the history of African-American art and visual culture from the colonial era to the present.
Athena Title:African American Art
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3050. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Art
Course
Description:
Art in the United States from the Colonial period through the Depression of the 1930s. The social, political, and intellectual contexts of American visual culture will be stressed.
Athena Title:AMERICAN ART
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2411H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3052. 3 hours.
Course Title:British Art, 1530-1930
Course
Description:
Major monuments, artists/architects, and styles in British art and architecture from the Dissolution of the Monasteries to World War II. Continental artists working in Britain, the rise of the British School, and major European movements as well as uniquely English forms and building styles, will be studied.
Athena Title:BRITISH ART 16-20 C
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 4910/6910 or ARHI 4370 or ARHI 4916/6916
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2411H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3054. 3 hours.
Course Title:Eighteenth-Century European Art
Course
Description:
Examination of the artistic production in Europe during 1700-1800, along with the rise of the art academy, the public art exhibition, and art criticism. The major styles or movements - Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism - are studied as well as the new pictorial concepts of the picturesque and sublime.
Athena Title:18C EUROPEAN ART
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 3055
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2411H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3056. 3 hours.
Course Title:Nineteenth-Century European Art
Course
Description:
Examination of the artistic production in Europe during 1800-1890 when avant-garde art first appeared. The particular formal qualities, content, and historical context of major styles or movements - Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism - are studied individually, but connected by overarching themes - the roles of art exhibitions, critics, and market.
Athena Title:19C EUROPEAN ART
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 3055 or ARHI 3060
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2411H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3065. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Art
Course
Description:
Survey of major artists and movements in Europe from the late nineteenth century to World War II, and subsequent developments in American Art.
Athena Title:MOD ART
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 3060
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2411H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3070. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Architecture
Course
Description:
American buildings, their architects, and architectural theory in the continental United States from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries.
Athena Title:AMER ARCHITECTURE
Prerequisite:(ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2411H) and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3075. 3 hours.
Course Title:Development of Modern Sculpture
Course
Description:
Movement away from the European statuary tradition beginning in the late nineteenth century, as manifest in such innovations as the partial figure, reductivism, the rejection of mass, drawing in space, kineticism, the use of non-art materials, and the repudiation of anthropomorphism, set in historical and cultural context.
Athena Title:DEV OF MOD SCULP
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2411H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3080. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Contemporary Art
Course
Description:
Examination of a series of significant examples of art and architecture, primarily in the United States and Europe, from 1960 to the present. Works of painting, sculpture, photography, video, and electronic media as well as architecture and urban design will be studied as evidence of important trends.
Athena Title:CONTEMPORARY ART
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 2200
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2411H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3090. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Art History
Course
Description:
The methods and ideas associated with the study of art history; attention will be focused on one or more of a variety of different eras, themes, or issues, e.g., painting in northern Europe from 1400 to 1700, Byzantine art and architecture, post-colonial arts.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN ART HIST
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2411H
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Asian Art and Architecture
Course
Description:
Survey of the historical development of material culture in South, Southeast, Central, and East Asia. The primary focus of this course is an examination of the art and architecture associated with the major religious traditions of Asia, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Daoism, Confucianism, and Shinto.
Athena Title:ASIAN ART
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3300. 3 hours.
Course Title:History and Theory of Modern Design
Course
Description:
Overview of the history and cultural significance of design and designed objects from the nineteenth century to the present. Study of major movements in applied arts, visual communication and product design and the relationships between craft, design, and fine arts.
Athena Title:History Theory Modern Design
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 3300E
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2400E or ARHI 2411H or ARHI 2111 or ARHI 2111H
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3300E. 3 hours.
Course Title:History and Theory of Modern Design
Course
Description:
Overview of the history and cultural significance of design and designed objects from the nineteenth century to the present. Study of major movements in applied arts, visual communication and product design and the relationships between craft, design, and fine arts.
Athena Title:History Theory Modern Design
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 3300
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2400E or ARHI 2411H or ARHI 2111 or ARHI 2111H
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modernist Photography
Course
Description:
This course provides an overview of the development of modernist "art" photography from its beginnings in pictorialism and documentary photography through its absorption of cubism, surrealism, abstraction, and realism. American and European photographers will be examined within the history of modernist art and its philosophical, political and social contexts.
Athena Title:MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2411H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 3940. 3 hours.
Course Title:Gender and Feminism and Art History
Course
Description:
An introduction to visual culture in the west (1650-present) organized around issues of gender and representation. In addition, this course will familiarize students with a specific methodological approach within art history: feminist and gender- based art history, as it has evolved since its inception in the 1970's.
Athena Title:GENDER & ART HIST
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 4940/6940
Prerequisite:ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2200 or ARHI 2111H or ARHI 2411H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4000/6000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Hellenistic Greek Art
Course
Description:
Art and architecture of the Greek world from 323 to 31 BC with an emphasis on portraiture, baroque and genre sculpture, theatrical and scholarly tendencies in architecture, cross- cultural receptions and adaptations, retrospective styles, and the influence of Roman patronage. Critical methodological issues, recent archaeological discoveries, and ongoing debates are highlighted.
Athena Title:HELL GRK ART
Prerequisite:(Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major) or (two from CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H or CLAS 2000)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI(CLAS) 4002/6002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Greek and Roman Painting
Course
Description:
Art and architecture of the Roman villa from its origins 300 BC in Italy to its end AD 350 across the Roman Empire with an emphasis on sculpture, painting, and literary evidence for the culture of the villa phenomena. Critical methodological issues, recent archaeological discoveries, and on-going debates are highlighted.
Athena Title:G/R PAINTING
Prerequisite:(Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major) or (two from CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H or CLAS 2000)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI(CLAS) 4004/6004. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Roman Villa
Course
Description:
Painting produced in the Greek and Roman worlds from 800 BC to AD 300 with an emphasis on the art's social-historical development and display, materials and techniques, literary exphrasis, and the culture of painting and viewing. Critical methodological issues, recent archaeological discoveries, and on-going debates are highlighted.
Athena Title:ROMAN VILLA
Prerequisite:(Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major) or (two from CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H or CLAS 2000)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI(CLAS) 4006/6006. 3 hours.
Course Title:Color in Ancient Art
Course
Description:
Study of the importance and function of color in ancient Mediterranean art and culture from the Bronze Age (3000 BC) to the end of Classical Antiquity (AD 330). Topics include artistic materials and techniques, languages of color, ancient color theory, and the reception of color (or lack thereof) on ancient artworks. Critical methodological issues, recent archaeological discoveries, and ongoing debates are highlighted.
Athena Title:COLOR ANC ART
Prerequisite:(Two ARHI 3000-level courses and POM) or two from CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H or CLAS 2000
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI(CLAS) 4008/6008. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ancient Roman Sculpture
Course
Description:
Sculpture produced in Rome and the Roman Empire from 200 BC to AD 330 with an emphasis on portraiture, mythological statuary, and state reliefs. Topics of interest include materials and techniques, ancient display and function, literary descriptions of statuary, Roman viewers, and the modern historiography and reception of Roman marble statuary. Recent discoveries, current methodological approaches, and new research are critically examined.
Athena Title:ROMAN SCULPTURE
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses or CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS1020H or CLAS 2000 or CLAS 4350 or CLAS 4400
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4030/6030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Classical Tradition in the Visual Arts
Course
Description:
The influence of classical antiquity on the art and architecture of post-classical eras tracing formal affinities and the myths of classical gods and heroes.
Athena Title:CLASSICAL TRADITION
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4050/6050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Icons in Byzantium: Theory and Practice
Course
Description:
Various issues of panel painting in the Byzantine Empire. The Byzantines not only mastered the production of such pieces of art but additionally they developed a highly sophisticated theory of images that was unique in the medieval world. This course explores the dynamics between the theory and the practice of creating, displaying, and venerating icons.
Athena Title:ICONS IN BYZANTIUM
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4060/6060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Image in Space: Mural Painting and Architecture in Byzantium
Course
Description:
The issue of the interdependence of mural painting and architectural space in Byzantine Art.
Athena Title:BYZ IMAGE IN SPACE
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4100/6100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Early Medieval Art
Course
Description:
Architecture, sculpture, and painting in Western Europe from the seventh through the eleventh centuries.
Athena Title:EARLY MEDIEVAL ART
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4110/6110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art and Architecture in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries
Course
Description:
Presents art and architecture in the eleventh and twelfth centuries not as contradiction between Romanesque and Gothic but as pertaining to a same milieu. Study of medieval art in a broad context, for example, in light of the important cultural and intellectual exchanges in the Mediterranean during the Middle Ages.
Athena Title:ART&ARCH 11/12TH C
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4120/6120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Gothic Art and Architecture
Course
Description:
The art and architecture from ca. 1100 until 1400 with an emphasis on the medieval society and artistic production in France.
Athena Title:GOTHIC ART & ARCHIT
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4130/6130. 3 hours.
Course Title:Late Gothic Art in Italy
Course
Description:
Principal monuments and artists of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries in Italy emphasizing figures such as Giotto, Duccio, Simone Martini, and Ambrogio Lorenzetti.
Athena Title:LATE GOTHIC ITALY
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4150/6150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art and Religion of Classical India
Course
Description:
Survey of the history of Indian art and religious thought from the IndusValley Civilization to the medieval period. The origins and major developments within Hinduism and Buddhism will be explored, with a specific emphasis on how they impacted the production of Indian art and architecture.
Athena Title:INDIAN ART
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4160/6160. 3 hours.
Course Title:Buddhist Visual Worlds: India, Nepal, and Tibet
Course
Description:
The historical developments of Buddhist ideas, practices, institutions, and visual culture are remarkably diverse. This course will explore various aspects of Buddhist Visual Culture influenced by Mainstream, Mahayana and Esoteric Buddhist doctrine, philosophy and ritual across the broad yet interrelated areas of India and the Himalayan region of Nepal and Tibet.
Athena Title:BUDDHIST ART
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4170/6170. 3 hours.
Course Title:Myth, Epic, and Edifying Tales in Asian Art
Course
Description:
Throughout the visual cultures of pre-modern Asia, narrative art occupies a prominent, if not predominant, role. Through a series of interrelated case studies, this class will explore, analyze, and interpret representative examples of narrative storytelling in the arts of India, Central Asia, China, and Japan.
Athena Title:ASIAN NARRATIVE ART
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4200/6200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Early Renaissance in Italy
Course
Description:
Architecture, sculpture, and painting of the fifteenth century focusing on Tuscany, and the emergence and development of the new art principles in Florence represented in the work of such artists as Masaccio, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Alberti, Fra Angelico, Filippo Lippi, Ghirlandaio, Pollaiuolo, and Botticelli.
Athena Title:15TH CENTURY ITALY
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4210/6210. 3 hours.
Course Title:High Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy
Course
Description:
The climactic period of the Renaissance in Italy with special emphasis on such key figures as Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Protormo, Rosso Fiorentino, and Bronzino.
Athena Title:16TH CENTURY ITALY
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4220/6220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Northern Renaissance
Course
Description:
Painting north of the Alps, primarily in Flanders and Germany from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century, with special attention to the van Eycks, van der Weyden, Bosch, Durer, and Grunewald.
Athena Title:NORTH RENAISSANCE
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4290/6290. 3 hours.
Course Title:Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture
Course
Description:
The development of period styles and an analysis of the role of function and tradition in European sculpture for ca. 1260-1700, with special attention to the work of Donatello, Michelangelo, and Bernini.
Athena Title:REN BAROQUE SCULPT
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4300/6300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Italian Baroque Art and Architecture
Course
Description:
Baroque art and architecture in Italy, with special emphasis on Rome, and such important figures as the Carracci, Caravaggio, Bernini, and Borromini.
Athena Title:ITALIAN BAROQUE
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4310/6310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Northern Baroque Art
Course
Description:
French and Dutch art of the seventeenth century with emphasis on such key figures as Rubens, Velasquez, Rembrandt, and Poussin.
Athena Title:NORTH BAROQUE ART
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4350/6350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art and Architecture of the City of Rome
Course
Description:
The continuity of an artistic tradition in relation to the history of the seat of the Roman Empire, the Catholic Church, and modern Italy. Attention is given to specific sites, artistic types, and public processions.
Athena Title:CITY OF ROME
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4370. 3 hours.
Course Title:English Architecture and Decorative Arts, 1530-1880
Course
Description:
Examination of the wide variety of styles developed by English and Scottish designers for all building types, with particular attention to the domestic house. Landscape design and the country house style in interior decoration are studied, as well as the science and art of historic preservation.
Athena Title:ENGLISH ARCHIT
Prerequisite:Two 3000-level ARHI courses and permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4400/6400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Romanticism and Neoclassicism
Course
Description:
European art and architecture from ca. 1760 through 1865 including the sublime, the beautiful, the picturesque, historical revivalism, exoticism, rationalism, and eclecticism.
Athena Title:ROMANT & NEOCLASSIC
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4410/6410. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Art from Colonial Settlement through the Civil War
Course
Description:
The formation of a national identity and assimilation of European styles in painting, sculpture, and cultural artifacts such as photographs and popular illustrations. Artists include, Copley, Peale, Allston, Cole, Church, Quidor, Mount, Bingham, Heade, Bierstadt, and Homer.
Athena Title:EARLY AMERICAN ART
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4420/6420. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Art of the Fin de Sie`cle 1876-1913
Course
Description:
The transition in American art from Victorianism to early Modernism in an age of science, progress and decay, tradition and ethnicity, motherhood and the "new woman." A key cultural referent will be the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893.
Athena Title:AMER FIN DE SIE`CLE
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4440/6440. 3 hours.
Course Title:American Modernism 1900-1946: Alfred Stieglitz's America
Course
Description:
The creation of radical forms of artistic expression in relation to World War I, the modern city, and revolutions in space, time, and technology. Special emphasis will be placed on the diverse group of artists mentored by Alfred Stieglitz.
Athena Title:AMERICAN MODERNISM
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4470. 3 hours.
Course Title:Painting and the Graphic Arts in England, 1530-1930
Course
Description:
Development of painting in England from court portraiture of foreign masters in 16th and 17th centuries; through the rise of a native school in the 18th century and innovations such as neoclassicism and protoromanticism; concluding with 19th- and 20th-century adaptations of major European modernist movements.
Athena Title:ENG PAINTING 16-20C
Prerequisite:(ARHI 2300 or ARHI 2311H) and (ARHI 2400 or ARHI 2411H) and two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4490/6490. 3 hours.
Course Title:Rococo to Reform: European Art 1700-1760
Course
Description:
Art in Europe between 1700-1760, with emphasis on the new Rococo style and later call for "reform," that reflected new aesthetic attitudes and political environment. Other topics covered are the Grand Tour, "re-discovery" of antiquity, emergence of art history and criticism, and rise of "lower" genres.
Athena Title:ROCOCO TO REFORM
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4500/6500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Realism and Impressionism
Course
Description:
The rise and development of naturalism in mid-nineteenth-century art in Europe.
Athena Title:REAL IMPRESSIONISM
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4510/6510. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Art in Europe from 1886 to 1918
Course
Description:
Painting and sculpture from Post-Impressionism to the end of World War I, the Cubo-Futurist revolution and approaches to expressionism and abstraction.
Athena Title:EUROPE: 1886-1918
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4520/6520. 3 hours.
Course Title:Spirituality in Modern Art
Course
Description:
Myth and spirituality in the abstract art of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as exemplified in Gauguin, Kandinsky, Klee, Brancusi, and Rothko, among others.
Athena Title:SPIRIT IN MOD ART
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4530/6530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Nineteenth-Century Photography
Course
Description:
Forms, functions, and meanings of photographic production in Europe and America during the 1800s. Issues to be addressed are: the nature of the medium, its relationship to "reality," its various techniques and technology, its role in art and science, and its publics and patronage.
Athena Title:19TH C PHOTOGRAPHY
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4540/6540. 3 hours.
Course Title:European Art Between the Great Wars
Course
Description:
High modernism in the twentieth century. Topics include Dada, Constructivism, Surrealism, the Bauhaus, and other major trends between the two World Wars.
Athena Title:EUROPE:1918-1945
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4550/6550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art From 1940 to 1968
Course
Description:
Major artists and movements from the onset of World War II to the late 1960's in Europe and America.
Athena Title:ART 1940 TO 1968
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4570/6570. 3 hours.
Course Title:Modern Art in the Realm of Dance
Course
Description:
From the historical avant-garde through the development of modernist abstraction, this course places the plastic arts of painting and sculpture in dialogue with the movement arts of dance, music and film and introduces a range of philosophical and critical frameworks for interpreting the place of medium in art and its reception.
Athena Title:MODERN ART & DANCE
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4580/6580. 3 hours.
Course Title:Postmodern Visual Culture
Course
Description:
This course grapples with the vexed concept of postmodernism and its debatable relevance to visual art and culture between 1945 and the present. Special attention will be paid to questions of authorship, meaning, and identity as engaged by postwar artists and their theoretical counterparts.
Athena Title:POSTMOD VISUAL CULT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 4560/6560
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4590/6590. 3 hours.
Course Title:Millennial Culture and the Inhuman: Art and Culture in the Year 2000
Course
Description:
Treating the Millennium as a symbolic and literal event, this course considers how the idea of the year 2000 shaped culture both before and after the millennium's ultimately uneventful passing. Special attention will be paid to the concept of the inhuman, as conjured in contemporary art, film, television, and advertising.
Athena Title:MILLENNIAL CULTURE
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Senior Seminar: Methods of Art History
Course
Description:
This topic-centered course provides a foundation for understanding various methods of interpreting art ranging from connoisseurship to iconography, Marxism, and feminism. It addresses the theory, contributions, and oversights of each method as well as how research is accomplished, what sources are used, and how they are interpreted and applied.
Athena Title:Senior Seminar
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and two ARHI 4000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4900/6900. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Ancient and Medieval Art
Course
Description:
Particular topics in Ancient and Medieval art and architecture treated in depth.
Athena Title:Topics Ancient Medieval Art
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4910/6910. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Renaissance and Baroque Art
Course
Description:
Particular topics in Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture treated in depth.
Athena Title:Topics Renaissance Baroque Art
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4920/6920. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Modern Art
Course
Description:
Particular topics in modern art and architecture from Europe or America treated in depth.
Athena Title:Topics in Modern Art
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4940/6940. 3 hours.
Course Title:Gender Issues and Art History
Course
Description:
The impact of feminist theory and gay and lesbian studies on recent art historical scholarship.
Athena Title:GENDER ISSUES
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4950/6950. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Independent Study
Course
Description:
Special projects in fields in which the student has demonstrated the ability to conduct research and write a fully and correctly annotated paper.
Athena Title:INDEPENDENT STUDY
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4960H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Special projects under the direction of an approved advisor for Honors students of senior division standing.
Athena Title:DIR READ PROJ
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4970/6970. 3 hours.
Course Title:Art History Field Study
Course
Description:
An immersive, site-specific course designed to provide first- hand exposure to art historical resources outside the state of Georgia. Special attention will be paid to works held in special collections, galleries, and museums on location, as well as to the complex histories of these collections.
Athena Title:Art History Field Study
Prerequisite:Two 3000-level ARHI courses
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual research in the major field or in a closely related field.
Athena Title:HONORS THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 6005. 3 hours.
Course Title:Processes and Principles: Italian Art and Architecture
Course
Description:
Through lectures and site visits in Italy, students will consider the materials, methods, and meaning of Italian art. Each semester a series of important monuments of painting, sculpture, and architecture will be studied both as significant examples of trends in the history of art and as demonstrations of the various techniques employed.
Athena Title:ITALIAN ART & ARCH
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 7000. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ARHI 7300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Historiography
Course
Description:
Consideration of two entwined histories: the history of the concept of art and the history of the discipline of art history.
Athena Title:HISTORIOGRAPHY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ARHI 7040
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Professional Portfolio and Practices
Course
Description:
The capstone experience for Master of Arts students pursuing the non-thesis track in art history and will aid in the transition from an academic environment to the professional world. Students will be required to create, present, and revise a professional portfolio with this transition in mind.
Athena Title:Pro Portfolio and Prac
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8110. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Problems in Art History
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or group presentation and discussion of specific problems.
Athena Title:SPECIAL PROBLEMS
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8120. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Art History
Course
Description:
Individual research related to specific problems.
Athena Title:DS ART HISTORY
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8300. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Gothic Art and Architecture
Course
Description:
Exploration of Gothic art and architecture from ca. A.D. 1100 to 1550. Focusing on buildings and objects in Europe, it will look at recent scholarly approaches towards this rich and diverse artistic style as well as analyze medieval sources relevant for our understanding of this art.
Athena Title:GOTHIC ART ARCH
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8400. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Byzantine Art and Architecture
Course
Description:
The study of Byzantine art and architecture in a broad context, including issues of cultural history, literature, theology, and ritual. The seminar introduces various methodological approaches and readings of advanced scholarship, both purely empirical as well as interpretative and theoretical.
Athena Title:BYZANTINE ART
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8580. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Renaissance Art
Course
Description:
Problems in European art during the Renaissance. May include topics oriented toward a single major figure, a genre, or a school. Problems concern a major branch of art history, e.g., connoisseurship or iconography.
Athena Title:SEMINAR RENAISSANCE
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8600. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Italian Baroque Art
Course
Description:
Focus on a single Italian Baroque artist, or on a regional school. Works of art and relevant literature provide materials for training in how to solve art historical problems using techniques developed in connisseurship, iconography, and source material interpretation.
Athena Title:SEMINAR ITAL BAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8650. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Seventeenth-or Eighteenth-Century European Art
Course
Description:
This seminar will focus on a principal artist, style, theme, or aesthetic issue in European art of the seventeenth or eighteenth century.
Athena Title:17 OR 18 C EUR ART
Prerequisite:ARHI 2100 and permission of major
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8700. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Greco-Roman Art
Course
Description:
Focus on a single genre of Greco-Roman art (e.g., freestanding Greek sculpture from the sixth century B.C.), or on a single aspect (e.g., Roman historical reliefs).
Athena Title:SEMINAR GRECO ROMAN
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8870. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Asian Art
Course
Description:
Research topics may include Hindu iconography, Chinese painting, pan-Asian Buddhist iconography, the Hindu temple, and others.
Athena Title:SEMINAR ASIAN
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8910. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Nineteenth-Century European Art History
Course
Description:
Issues relating to the visual arts. Studies of major artists or movements, and thematically directed projects.
Athena Title:SEMINAR 19TH C EUR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8920. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Twentieth-Century Art History
Course
Description:
Issues relating to the visual arts. Topical studies of major artists or movements, and thematically directed projects.
Athena Title:SEMINAR 20TH CEN
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8950. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Contemporary Art and Theory
Course
Description:
Writing-intensive course focusing on contemporary art and related theories drawn from film studies, semiotics, gender studies, cultural studies, and post-colonial studies.
Athena Title:SEM IN CONT ART
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI 8990. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in the American Art
Course
Description:
Topical studies of major artists, exhibitions, movements, or cultural productions significant to the development of American art.
Athena Title:SEMINAR AMERICAN
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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