Chronological survey of art and architecture in western civilization, from prehistory to the present. Considers the style, subject matter and purposes of art in relation to its historical time period or culture. B.A. and B.F.A. core. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIA or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008 Gen Ed IB).
ART 305 ART SINCE 1945 (Spring 2020)
Survey of major art movements in the United States and Europe since World War II, including key theoretical writings by artists and critics. Topics include the public persona of the artist, new ideas about the concept, form, purpose and interpretation of art, its relation to other disciplines, and its legitimation through arts organizations and the marketplace. B.A. and B.F.A. Prerequisite: ART 201. Non-Major Prerequisite: permission of the instructor. Three hours lecture per week with enhancement.
ART 336 HISTORY OF GRAPHIC DESIGN (Spring 2020)
Comprehensive survey of graphic design history from prehistory to the present. Topics include the influence of social and political world events, changing technology, important innovators and media evolution on print communications. B.A. and B.F.A. Prerequisite: Art 201. Non-major Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Three hours per week with enhancement.
ART 498 SENIOR CAPSTONE IN ART HISTORY (Spring 2020)
Refine and utilize advanced research skills to complete a substantial research paper on an art historic topic, selected in consultation with the instructor. Prerequisites: Senior standing, declared B.A. art major, art history track, and permission of instructor. One hour per week.