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ARTH- 222 Introduction To Art (3.00 cr.)
Art History
Repeatable: No
Art appreciation and historical survey for the non-art major.

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ARTH- 223 Survey Of Art--Ancient Through Medieval (3.00 cr.)
Art History
Repeatable: No
The painting, sculpture, architecture and minor arts in the ancient western world.

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ARTH- 224 Survey Of Art-Renaissance Through 20th Century (3.00 cr.)
Art History
Repeatable: No
Sculpture, painting, architecture and minor arts of western world from 14th century to present.

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ARTH- 225 Introduction To Non-Western Art (3.00 cr.)
Art History, Global Perspective
Repeatable: No
Cross cultural examination of the history of Non-Western art from a global perspective. Exploration of the arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas, Oceania, and the Islamic world. Exposure to diverse visual elements and humanistic concerns. Themes include: diversity, identity, religion, politics, representation of self and "the other", and Westernization.

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ARTH- 250 British Art, Architecture, and Design (3.00 cr.)
Art History, Global Perspective
Repeatable: No
Survey of the art, architecture, and design of Great Britain, with travel to the British Isles.

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ARTH- 256 Special Topics in Art History: Art in Italy (3.00 cr.)
Humanities and the Arts - Art History/Music Apprec
Repeatable: No
Survey of the art and architecture of Italy, from Antiquity through the 17th Century, with travel to Italy.

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ARTH- 319 History Of Design (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Survey of the history of modern design since its origins in the late Renaissance.

Prerequisites: take ARTH-224 with a grade of C or better and ENGL-101/ENGL-111

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ARTH- 326 Greek And Roman Art (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
The arts of ancient Greece and Rome.

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ARTH- 327 Medieval Art (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
The arts of Europe and Byzantium from late Roman Empire to end of Middle Ages.

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ARTH- 328 Italian Renaissance Art (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
A chronological, geographic, and thematic survey of art and architecture in Italy from the fourteenth through the sixteenth centuries.

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ARTH- 329 Northern Renaissance Art (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
A chronological, geographic, and thematic survey of art in Northern Europe during the late fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

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ARTH- 330 Baroque Art (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
A chronological, geographic, and thematic survey of art and architecture in Europe and the colonial New World in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.

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ARTH- 331 Art and Controversy (3.00 cr.)
Art History, Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
Repeatable: No
Exploration of controversial or provocative works of art that push the boundaries of artistic expression. Consideration of social and historical contexts of provocative imagery. Understanding the delicate balance between differing individual, social, and cultural mores and an artist's right to freedom of expression.

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ARTH- 332 Gender and Art (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Exploration of social and cultural constructions of identity and sexuality from Prehistory to the Modern era. Analysis of the ways in which gender identities can be shaped by politics, religion, and culture, and how an artist's gender and/or sexual preferences affect visual imagery, from subject choices to market values.

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ARTH- 333 History of Interiors and Furnishings (3.00 cr.)
Global Perspective
Repeatable: No
A survey of the history of interior design, furniture, and household objects since ancient Egypt.

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ARTH- 335 19Th Century Art In Europe (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
History of European art from about 1800 to 1900.

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ARTH- 336 Modern Art (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
The main currents and developments in art from Monet and Cezzane to 1950.

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ARTH- 337 Art Since 1950 (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Developments in painting and sculpture in Europe and America since 1950.

Prerequisite: take ARTH-224 with a grade of C or better

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ARTH- 339 Japanese Art And Culture (3.00 cr.)
Global Perspective
Repeatable: No
Thematic survey of the art and culture of Japan from pre-history to the present day. Recognition of major styles, appreciation of Eastern cultural ideals, familiarity with influences and borrowings from the West. Class discussions include religion (Shinto, Buddhism), art, culture (tea ceremonies, Kabuki Theater) and literature.

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ARTH- 340 History of Interactive Media (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Survey of historical developments leading to, and in the design of, video games, the Internet, and related media.

Must be in a BFA major, Art Ed or GDD major

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ARTH- 399 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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ARTH- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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ARTH- 720 History of Design Seminar (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Focused study of the history and methodology of design.

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ARTH- 756 Special Topics in Design History (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Focused study of topics within Design History, for example Japanese Design (non-Western); Walt Disney (American); The Bauhous (European). Repeatable.

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ARTH- 756 Special Topics in Design History: Frank Lloyd Wright (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Examination of the career of Frank Lloyd Wright in architecture and decorative arts as well as his continued influence on contemporary designers.

Must be enrolled in the MFA in Design

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