ARTH 1120. Fundamental Concepts in the Visual Arts. 3 Hours.

Restricted to ART and ARED majors and ART minors only. A course focusing on the historical context of contemporary art, art issues, disciplines, and professional practices.

ARTH 2121. Art History Survey I. 3 Hours.

A survey of art from prehistory to the Renaissance.

ARTH 2122. Art History Suvery II. 3 Hours.

A survey of art from the Renaissance to the present.

ARTH 3120. Special Topics in Art History. 3 Hours.

Prerequisites: ARTH 2121 and 2122 or permission of the Department Head. The study of unique or special content in the visual arts. May be repeated under different topics for a maximum of 9 hours.

ARTH 3121. Western Art History Survey. 3 Hours.

Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or higher in ARTH 1120 or ARID 1120. A survey of western world art from prehistory to the modern period.

ARTH 3122. 20th Century Art Survey. 3 Hours.

Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or higher in ARTH 3121. A survey of world history of art from the late 19th century through the present.

ARTH 3123. Special Topics in Art History. 3 Hours.

Prerequisites: ARTH 2121 and ARTH 2122 or permission of the Department Head. The study of unique or special content in the visual arts. May be repeated under different topics for a maximum of 9 hours.

ARTH 4120. Issues in Art Criticism. 3 Hours.

Prerequisites: ARTH 2122. Selected issues from the discipline of art criticism.

ARTH 4130. Women Artists. 3 Hours.

Prerequisites: ARTH 2122. The study of art created by women in western and non-western cultures.

ARTH 4140. African American Art. 3 Hours.

Prerequisite: ARTH 2122. The study of the arts created by African American artists from the late 18th century up to the present.

ARTH 4150. Contemporary Art History. 3 Hours.

Prerequisites: ARTH 2122. The in-depth study of contemporary art.

ARTH 4160. Directed Study in Art. 1-3 Hours.

Prerequisite: ARTH 2122, or permission of the Art Department head. An exploration of individual topics in art history, with supervised research on a chosen topic and weekly conferences between instructor and student. The course may be repeated for up to 9 hours credit if topics are different.