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  • ARTH 1300 - History of World Art 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Surveys major art styles from the Paleolithic period through the Renaissance, including European, Asian, and the Pre-Columbian/Islamic world. Emphasizes comparison of Western and non-Western visual expressions as evidence of differing cultural orientations.
  • ARTH 1400 - History of World Art 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Surveys major art styles from about 1600 to the present, including Europe, Asia, the Islamic world, the Americas and Africa. Emphasizes comparison of Western and non-Western visual expressions as evidence of differing cultural orientations.
  • ARTH 3079 - Medieval Art Survey
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018
    Surveys the history of Western art from Constantine to around the year 1300, including Carolingian, Ottonian, Anglo-Saxon, Romanesque, and Gothic. Considers Barbarian, Byzantine, and Islamic influences.
  • ARTH 4919 - Capstone Seminar: Topics in Art History
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Seminar course dealing with selected areas or problems within the history of art. Consult current online Schedule Planner for seminar topic. May be repeated up to 7 total credit hours.
  • ARTH 4929 - Special Topics in Art History
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    May be repeated up to 18 total credit hours when topic varies. Same as ARTH 5929.
  • ARTH 6929 - Seminar: Theories of Art History
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Provides a systematic critical overview of the development of art history as a discipline beginning with 18th century theories of aesthetics and ending with current interdisciplinary models of critical interpretation. Weekly readings, discussions, reports, and written papers constitute the format of this seminar in methodology. Topics vary from semester to semester. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours within a term. Required for MA (art history) students.
  • ARTH 6949 - Master's Candidate for Degree
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
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