Art History Courses

ARH 188:  SPECIAL STUDIES : ART HISTORY
Credits: 1 to 4

ARH 199:  SELECTED TOPICS: ART HISTORY
Credits: 1 to 4

ARH 201:  INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY
Surveys the major periods of visual arts in the West. Introduces students to the concepts of art and surveys the development of art in historical context from Paleolithic cave paintings up through early Christians. Emphasizes selected works of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts studied in relation to the cultures producing them. Need not be taken in sequence.
Credits: 4 Lecture: 4

ARH 202:  INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY
Surveys the major periods of visual arts in the West. Introduces students to the concepts of art and surveys the development of art in historical context from early Medieval up through the Mannerists. Emphasizes selected works of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts studied in relation to the cultures producing them. Need not be taken in sequence.
Credits: 4 Lecture: 4

ARH 203:  INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY
Surveys the major periods of visual arts in the West. Introduces students to the concepts of art and surveys the development of art in historical context from Baroque through Modern. Emphasizes selected works of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other arts studied in relation to the cultures producing them. Need not be taken in sequence.
Credits: 4 Lecture: 4

ARH 206:  MODERN ART HISTORY
Survey of modern art from mid-19th century Impressionism through the "isms" of the 20th century emphasizing painting, sculpture, architecture and photography. Not offered every year.
Credits: 4 Lecture: 4

ARH 207:  NATIVE AMERICAN ART HISTORY
Survey of the arts indigenous to Mesoamerican and North American Indian cultures emphasizing architecture, pottery, painting and the fiber arts. Usually offered spring term.
Credits: 4 Lecture: 4

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