ARTH - ART HISTORY

Department of Art (ARS)


ARTH - 1500 ART IN HISTORY
[3 hours] Introduction to the esthetic, cultural and social interpretation of works of art and architecture, and to the historical relationships of artists, patrons and audiences in the production and purpose of works of art.


ARTH - 1510 ISSUES IN ART HISTORY
[1 hour] Optional discussion section with limited and voluntary enrollment; focus on the Museum collections. Corequisite: ARTH 1500


ARTH - 2000 ASPECTS OF ANCIENT ART
[3 hours] Study of art and architecture from prehistoric Europe through the Roman Empire; emphasis on the interpretation of representative works from Egypt, Greece and Rome.


ARTH - 2010 ISSUES IN ANCIENT ART
[1 hour] Optional discussion section with limited and voluntary enrollment; focus on the Museum collections in ancient art. Must be taken simultaneously with ARTH 2000. Corequisite: ARTH 2000


ARTH - 2020 ASPECTS OF MEDIEVAL ART
[3 hours] Study of art and architecture from the late Roman Empire through the age of the Gothic Cathedral; emphasis on representative examples of Late Antique, Early Medieval, Romanesque and Gothic art.


ARTH - 2030 ISSUES IN MEDIEVAL ART
[1 hour] Optional discussion section with limited and voluntary enrollment; focus on the Museum collections in medieval art. Corequisite: ARTH 2020


ARTH - 2040 HISTORY OF RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE ART
[3 hours] An introductory survey emphasizing European painting and sculpture from circa 1300 to 1700.


ARTH - 2080 HISTORY OF MODERN ART
[3 hours] European and American art after 1700, from the Rococo through Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism to the present.


ARTH - 2100 ASIAN ART
[3 hours] An introduction to the architecture, painting and sculpture of India, China and Japan and their relationship to the major religions and philosophies of each culture.


ARTH - 2200 ETHNOGRAPHIC ART
[3 hours] Contextual exploration of traditional art forms in the principle cultures of the Americas, Africa and Oceania.


ARTH - 2300 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE
[3 hours] Study of architectural design (function, materials, structure, aesthetics and symbolism), with focus on significant historical examples from antiquity through the late 20th century.


ARTH - 2980 SPECIAL STUDIES
[3 - 5 hours] Topics in art history selected by instructor; may be repeated when topic varies.


ARTH - 3110 TOPICS IN ANCIENT ART
[3 hours] Special topics in the history of the art or architecture of the ancient world; may be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: ARTH 1500, 2000 or consent of instructor.


ARTH - 3130 TOPICS IN MEDIEVAL ART
[3 hours] Special topics in the history of western art or architecture from 200 to 1500 A.D.; may be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: ARTH 1500, 2020 or consent of instructor.


ARTH - 3150 TOPICS IN RENAISSANCE ART
[3 hours] Special topics in the history of Renaissance art or architecture; may be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: ARTH 1500, 2040, or consent of instructor.


ARTH - 3170 TOPICS IN BAROQUE ART
[3 hours] Special topics in the history of Baroque art or architecture; may be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: ARTH 1500, 2040, or consent of instructor.


ARTH - 3190 TOPICS IN 19TH-CENTURY ART
[3 hours] Special topics in the history of 19th-Century art. May be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: ARTH 1500, 2080, or consent of instructor.


ARTH - 3210 TOPICS IN 20TH-CENTURY ART
[3 hours] Special topics in the history of 20th-Century art. May be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: ARTH 1500, 2080, or consent of instructor.


ARTH - 3230 TOPICS IN AMERICAN ART
[3 hours] Special topics in the history of American art and architecture. May be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: ARTH 1500, 2080, or consent of instructor.


ARTH - 3250 TOPICS IN ASIAN ART
[3 hours] Special topics in the history of Asian art or architecture; may be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: ARTH 1500, 2100, or consent of instructor.


ARTH - 3270 TOPICS IN ETHNOGRAPHIC ART
[3 hours] Special topics in the history of ethnographic art of Africa, Oceania or the Americas; may be repeated when topic varies.


ARTH - 3290 TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE
[3 hours] Special topics in the history of architecture; may be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: ARTH 1500, 2300, or consent of instructor.


ARTH - 3300 AFRICAN ART
[3 hours] Course is crosslisted as AFST 3300. Study of the diversity of African art. The course will emphasize region and style with focus upon the collections of African Art in the Toledo Museum of Art.


ARTH - 3350 ANCIENT ART OF THE AMERICAS
[3 hours] Ancient Art of the Americas is a course which will focus on the artifacts produced by the indigenous populations of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in the New World.


ARTH - 3500 HISTORY OF 20TH-CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHY
[3 hours] An in-depth study of the history of 20th-Century Photography. Prerequisite: ARTH 1500, ART 2050, or consent of instructor.


ARTH - 4910 SENIOR THESIS I
[2 hours] Directed research in the history of art for the Senior Thesis. May only be taken with consent of instructor; see department for application form. Must be taken consecutively with ARTH 4920, Senior Thesis II. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor


ARTH - 4920 SENIOR THESIS II
[2 hours] Writing the Senior Thesis. May only be taken after successful completion of ARTH 4910, Senior Thesis I, and with instructor's consent. See Department for application form. Prerequisite: ARTH 4910 and consent of instructor


ARTH - 4980 SPECIAL STUDIES
[3 - 5 hours] Topics in Art History selected by instructor; may be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.


ARTH - 4990 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ART HISTORY
[3 hours] Independent Study in special problems of art history. May be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Last Updated: 5/5/14