ARTH 2121. Art History Survey I. 3 Hours.
A survey of art from prehistory to the Renaissance.
ARTH 2122. Art History Survey II. 3 Hours.
A survey of art from the Renaissance to the present.
ARTH 3120. Special Topics in Art History. 3 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. Gender in Art. 3 Hours.
Prerequisites: ARTH 2122. An examination of the role of gender in art making an subject matter, including gender bias and discrimination, concepts of masculinity and femininity, and gender fluidity and sexual identity.
ARTH 4140. Race in American Art. 3 Hours.
Prerequisite: ARTH 2122. An examination of the role of race in art and artistic production in the United States, including the history of African-American Art, how racial discrimination was expressed in art, and how contemporary artistis engage the politics of race in their work.
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.