Graduate Courses

ARTHIST 307 Film Directors:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Comprehensive analysis of the technique, style, and themes of specific major film artists. Biographical, cultural, artistic influences on artists' work.
Prerequisites: jr st; ArtHist 205(R) or 305(R).
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. ArtHist 307 & FilmStd 307 are jointly offered; w/same topic they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2013, Fall 2001, Summer 1992.
ARTHIST 308 Film Styles:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A stylistic analysis of film of major filmmakers made within the structures of particular genres, such as gangsters, musicals, westerns, horror, science fiction and studios.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. ArtHist 308 & FilmStd 308 are jointly offered; w/same topic they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Fall 2010.
ARTHIST 312 Minoan and Mycenaean Art and Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Architecture, sculpture, and painting in the Aegean during the Bronze Age, with emphasis on recent archaeological discoveries.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2011, Spring 2009, Spring 2008.
ARTHIST 313 Greek Art and Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major developments in Greek art from Archaic times through the Hellenistic period. Emphasis on architecture, sculpture, and painting of the Archaic and Classical periods.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2014, Fall 2011, Spring 2010.
ARTHIST 314 Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Ur, Gilgamesh, Mesopotamia; the art and archaeology of the first cities in the ancient Near East from the Neolithic to Alexander the Great's conquest.
Prerequisites: jr st; ArtHist 101(P).
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of ArtHist 499 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2016.
ARTHIST 314G Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Ur, Gilgamesh, Mesopotamia; the art and archaeology of the first cities in the ancient Near East from the Neolithic to Alexander the Great's conquest.
Prerequisites: jr st; ArtHist 101(P).
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of ArtHist 499 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2016.
ARTHIST 315 Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Architecture, arts, and crafts created for Egyptian kings, nobles, and commoners from the Predynastic period (5500 B.C.E.) to Cleopatra (31 B.C.E.).
Prerequisites: jr st; ArtHist 101(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
ARTHIST 316 Roman Art and Archaeology
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major developments in the evolution of Roman architecture, sculpture and painting from Republican through late Imperial times.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Fall 2012, Spring 2011, Fall 2008.
ARTHIST 324 Early Christian and Byzantine Art and Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Art and architecture of Constantinople and vicinity from the fourth to the fifteenth century.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2015, Fall 2012, Spring 2006.
ARTHIST 325 Early Medieval Art in the West
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Architecture, sculpture, metalwork, and manuscript illumination from c.500-c.1050 C.E. in Ireland, Britain, France, Spain, Germany, Scandinavia, and Northern Italy.
Prerequisites: jr st; ArtHist 101(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Spring 2005, Fall 1995, Fall 1991.
ARTHIST 327 Caliphs, Emirs, & Kings: Art & Architecture of Medieval Spain
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Visual arts of the peoples that lived in Al-Andalus (the Arabic name for Muslim Spain) from the 8th to the 15th centuries.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2015, Fall 2011.
ARTHIST 329 Late Medieval Art and Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Church architecture, manuscript illumination, and architectural and figural sculpture from the Gothic era to the rise of the Renaissance.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Spring 2009.
ARTHIST 333 High Renaissance Art in Italy
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The formation of the great style discussed in terms of the attainments of representative artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2015, Fall 2012, Summer 2010.
ARTHIST 341 Art of the Dutch Golden Age
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The development of art in Flanders and Holland during the seventeenth century, examining the works of artists Rubens, Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2002, Spring 1999.
ARTHIST 342 Art and Society in Renaissance Florence
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Masterpieces by artists including Donatello, Piero della Francesca, and Botticelli in concert with Florentine civic discourse on politics, religion, and gender.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Fall 2007.
ARTHIST 343 Art and Culture of Spain and Latin America, 1500-1750
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Art and culture in Spain and its empire, including Mexico and Peru. Major artists such as El Greco, Velázquez, and Ribera.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2015, Spring 2011, Fall 2007.
ARTHIST 349 American Postmodernism 1960-2000
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical survey of Pop, Op, Kinetic, Systemic, Minimal, Colorfield, New-Realism, Antiform, Earthworks, Conceptual, and other avant-garde movements.
Prerequisites: ArtHist 102(P)
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2012, Fall 2006, Fall 2003.
ARTHIST 351 English Art: 1550-1850
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Architecture, painting, and sculpture in England from Elizabeth I to the Great Exhibition of 1851; emphasis on Wren, Adam, Reynolds, Gainsborough, Constable, and Turner.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2007, Fall 2002, Summer 1993.
ARTHIST 353 American Art: Colonial Period - 1870
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Architecture, painting, sculpture, and decorative arts of colonial America through the civil war period with emphasis on their aesthetic and social contexts.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2013, Fall 2011, Spring 2010.
ARTHIST 354 American Art: 1870 - Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from 1870 to the present with emphasis on their aesthetic and social contexts.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2012, Fall 2006, Summer 2004.
ARTHIST 355 American Folk Art
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey of American folk art from colonization to the present. Emphasis on major styles and themes, regional developments, and relationship to the fine arts.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2010, Spring 2006, Summer 2003.
ARTHIST 357 Nineteenth-Century Painting in Europe
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of European painting from 1800 to 1900.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2014.
ARTHIST 357G Nineteenth-Century Painting in Europe
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
History of European painting from 1800 to 1900.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2014.
ARTHIST 358 Modern Painting I: 1850-1900
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Realist, Impressionist, and Post-Impressionist movements in historical and intellectual contexts; emphasis on Courbet, Manet, Renoir, Degas, Pissaro, Seurat, Cezanne, Gauguin, Ensor, Munch, Van Gogh.
Prerequisites: jr st.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2012, Spring 2011.
ARTHIST 359 Modern Architecture I: The European Foundations of Modern Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An aesthetic, stylistic, theoretical, technical and functional study of European architecture from the end of the Baroque style to the beginning of Modernism.
Prerequisites: jr st; ArtHist 101(R) & 102(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2007, Spring 2003, Fall 1994, Fall 1993.
ARTHIST 360 Modern Architecture II: The Rise of Modern Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Emphasizing the work of the major modern architect, the course traces the evolution of architecture from the beginnings of Modernism to the present time.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2007, Fall 2003, Summer 1998, Spring 1996.
ARTHIST 361 Modern Architecture III: Contemporary Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The intellectual, visual, and social evolution of architecture since the early 1960's.
Prerequisites: jr st; ArtHist 360(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2008, Spring 2004, Fall 1989, Spring 1989.
ARTHIST 363 Modern Sculpture: 1880-1945
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of the Expressionist, Cubist, Futurist, Dada, Surrealist, and Constructivist movements and work of independent sculptors against the twentieth century historical and intellectual background.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Summer 2013, Spring 2008, Fall 2005, Fall 2003.
ARTHIST 364 Modern Painting II: 1900 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of the Fauve, Cubist, Expressionist, Dada, Surrealist, and Abstract movements against the historical and intellectual background of the twentieth century. Emphasis on leading individual twentieth century artists.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016, Summer 2011, Summer 2009.
ARTHIST 365 History of Photography
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A survey of photography from its inception in 1826 to the present. Topics include stylistic and technological evolution, cultural impact, and aesthetic considerations of photography.
Prerequisites: jr st; ArtHist 102(R) or 357(R).
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2015, Summer 2012, Spring 2012.
ARTHIST 366 German Painting, 1800-1933
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major German painters from Runge to Beckmann. Romantic art theory, landscape, Expressionism, and 'Neve Sachlichkeit.'
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Spring 2007, Fall 2001, Spring 1994.
ARTHIST 367 Latin American Modernisms
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Modernist developments in Latin American art, circa 1900 to circa 1960. National and regional histories and artistic trajectories; relationships between European and Latin American modernisms.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2009, Fall 2006.
ARTHIST 368 History of Modern Design
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An investigation of the craft or decorative arts-specially furniture, ceramics, glass, metalwork, and textiles-from the Great Exhibition of 1851 to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2011.
ARTHIST 368G History of Modern Design
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An investigation of the craft or decorative arts-specially furniture, ceramics, glass, metalwork, and textiles-from the Great Exhibition of 1851 to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2011.
ARTHIST 369 Introduction to Contemporary Art
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Legacies of Minimalism and Conceptual Art on global contemporary art movements such as site-specific art, earth and land art, institutional critique, body and performance art.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of ArtHist 470 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2015, Spring 2014, Fall 2012.
ARTHIST 370 Trends in Contemporary Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Current trends in architectural practice, focusing on organic and animate built forms, as well as modular and portable structures within performative, digital, and visual architecture.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2013.
ARTHIST 371 African Art
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Art of the indigenous peoples of different sections of Africa, with consideration of both aesthetic qualities and the social context of the art.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2014, Fall 2011, Fall 2010.
ARTHIST 372 Art of the Inca and their Ancestors
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Native arts of South America before European contact; emphasis on artistic developments in the Andean region.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2012, Fall 2003, Spring 1998.
ARTHIST 373 Art of Ancient Mexico and Central America
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Arts of ancient Mexico and Central America; emphasis on the Olmec, the Maya, and the Aztecs.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Fall 2009, Fall 2007, Fall 2006.
ARTHIST 375 Art of the Aztec Empire
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Comprehensive introduction to the art of the Aztec Empire, including architecture, monumental sculpture, small-scale sculpture, ceramics, painting, lapidary work, goldwork, and featherwork.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of ArtHist 499 with same subtitle.
Last Taught: Spring 2008, Spring 2006.
ARTHIST 382 Chinese Art and Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Chinese bronzes, jades, painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Neolithic (5000 B.C.E.) to the modern period, including Buddhist, Daoist, Confucianist, and Communist art.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2013.
ARTHIST 382G Chinese Art and Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Chinese bronzes, jades, painting, sculpture, and architecture from the Neolithic (5000 B.C.E.) to the modern period, including Buddhist, Daoist, Confucianist, and Communist art.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2013.
ARTHIST 383 Japanese Art and Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Japanese temples, shrines, paintings, prints, and crafts from the Neolithic to the modern period, including films, Zen art, and the tea ceremony.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2016, Spring 2015.
ARTHIST 384 Art and Archaeology of the Chinese Bronze Age
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
In-depth study of ritual bronzes and other crafts created for nobles and commoners of the Bronze Age, with emphasis on recent archaeological discoveries.
Prerequisites: jr st.
ARTHIST 386 Art, Ritual, and Ethnicity of China
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
In depth introduction to the ethnic arts and religions of China; architecture, painting, film, and religious ceremonies of Daoism, Buddhism, and Dongba.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2013.
ARTHIST 387 Buddhist Art and Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Buddhist arts and architectures of India, central Asia, China, Korea, Japan, and southeast Asia. Emphasis on Tibetan art.
Prerequisites: jr st.
ARTHIST 412 Cities and Sanctuaries of Ancient Greece
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of Greek urban and religious architecture from Archaic through Hellenistic times. The growth of such centers as Athens, Delphi, Olympia, Paestum, Priene, and Pergamon.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2007, Spring 2005, Fall 1998, Spring 1990.
ARTHIST 413 Greek Sculpture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of sculpture from the Geometric Period through the Hellenistic age. All forms of sculpture considered, not just freestanding works.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Spring 2007, Spring 2004, Spring 2002.
ARTHIST 425 The Age of Pilgrimage and Crusade: Romanesque Art and Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of church architecture of the eleventh and twelfth centuries in France, England, and Germany.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2002.
ARTHIST 425G The Age of Pilgrimage and Crusade: Romanesque Art and Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of church architecture of the eleventh and twelfth centuries in France, England, and Germany.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2002.
ARTHIST 426 The Age of the Great Cathedrals: Gothic Art and Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Gothic art and architecture from its origins in the Ile-de-France through the High Gothic cathedrals to the European-wide diffusion of the Rayonnant style.
Prerequisites: jr st; ArtHist 101(R) or 220(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2013, Spring 2007.
ARTHIST 431 Renaissance Architecture in Italy
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Florentine and other Italian architecture in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries; such artists as Brunelleschi, Alberti, Bramante, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Palladio.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2009, Fall 2005, Spring 2003, Spring 1998.
ARTHIST 447 Topics in Early Modern Art:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Key themes, genres, and artists in European art from the fourteenth through the seventeenth centuries. Themes may include gender, politics, and religion.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2005.
ARTHIST 458 A Comparative History of Architecture and Urbanism:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Physical history of contrasting cities, concentrating on architectural development of all types: institutional, commercial, industrial, residential, and recreational. Emphasizes historical context as well as formal development.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2005, Spring 1998.
ARTHIST 459 American Architecture
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Architecture in the United States from its beginnings in the 17th century to its absorption into international Modernism at the time of World War II.
Prerequisites: jr st; ArtHist 103(P) or 102(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Spring 2010, Spring 2008, Spring 2005.
ARTHIST 462 Frank Lloyd Wright
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The work of America's and Wisconsin's best-known architect presented in its historical, cultural and philosophical contexts.
Prerequisites: jr st; one of the following courses recom: ArtHist 102(R), 359(R), 360(R), 459(R).
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2011, Fall 1996, Fall 1993.
ARTHIST 463 Cubism and its Inheritance
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The development of Cubism by Picasso and Braque and its progeny in Paris, in futuristic Italy, and in constructivist Russia.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2012, Spring 2005, Summer 2000.
ARTHIST 464 European Art, 1890-1910
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
European art in a pivotal period in the history of modern painting, architecture, and sculpture; post-impressionism, symbolism, art nouveau, fauvism, expressionism, and cubism.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Spring 2009.
ARTHIST 465 Dada and Surrealist Art
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Two major twentieth-century art movements; their sources, major proponents, and later influence; Duchamp, De Chirico, Ernst, Giacometti, Picasso, Miro, Magritte, Dali.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2012, Fall 2010, Fall 2007.
ARTHIST 469 American Artists Revealed:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus on prominent 19th and 20th century American master artists working in various genres and formal approaches.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2014, Fall 2010, Summer 2005.
ARTHIST 470 Topics in American Art:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
In-depth examination of important themes, genres, or subgroups in the evolution of American art.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015.
ARTHIST 472 History and Theory of New Media Art
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The history and critical theory of new media artworks, focusing on artists who utilize interactive technologies.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2015.
ARTHIST 472G History and Theory of New Media Art
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The history and critical theory of new media artworks, focusing on artists who utilize interactive technologies.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2015.
ARTHIST 473 Art and Performance
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intersections between art and performance, beginning in the 1960s, and including performance and body art, live art, dance, and participatory or relational post-studio art practice.
Prerequisites: jr st.
ARTHIST 474 Maya Art
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Ancient Maya art, with emphasis on the Classic Period florescence, its development, and major themes.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Fall 2012, Spring 2010, Spring 2007, Spring 2004.
ARTHIST 480 Chinese Painting
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major developments in Chinese painting from 6 B.C.E. to the modern period, including landscapes, figures, flowers-and-birds, and calligraphy.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2012, Spring 2010, Fall 2008.
ARTHIST 481 Topics in Chinese Art:
1-3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
In-depth examination of important themes, genres, or subgroups in the evolution of Chinese art.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 2007.
ARTHIST 482 Topics in Non-Western Art:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
In-depth examination of major themes, genres, or regional sub-groups within the field of non-western art.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Fall 2011, Spring 2010, Spring 2009.
ARTHIST 497 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Summer 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Summer 2017.
ARTHIST 700 Proseminar in Art History
3 cr. Graduate.
Historiography and methodology of art history.
Prerequisites: grad st or cons instr
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2013.
ARTHIST 703 Introduction to Art Museum Studies I
3 cr. Graduate.
History and theory of the art museum; emphasis on the discourse of the modern museum, and selected issues in contemporary exhibition and display.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Course fee may be assessed.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2014, Fall 2012, Fall 2010.
ARTHIST 704 Introduction to Art Museum Studies II
3 cr. Graduate.
Methodologies and technologies of art museum work, including collection management, exhibition organization, catalogue production , and educational programming. Course fee may be assessed.
Prerequisites: grad st; ArtHist 703(P).
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2013, Spring 2011.
ARTHIST 710 Colloquium in Ancient Art and Archaeology:
3 cr. Graduate.
Directed readings and discussions on topics in the arts of greece, rome, egypt, or the near east. Emphasis on scholarly source materials and methodological approaches. Specific topic and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the schedule of classes each time the course is offered.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2013, Fall 2010, Fall 2006.
ARTHIST 720 Colloquium in Medieval Art/Architecture:
3 cr. Graduate.
Directed readings and discussions on topics in early christian byzantine and western medieal art and architecture. Emphasis on scholarly source material and methodological approaches. Specific topic and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the schedule of classes each time the course is offered.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Fall 2011, Spring 2009, Fall 2001.
ARTHIST 730 Colloquium in Renaissance/Baroque Art/Architecture:
3 cr. Graduate.
Directed readings and discussions on topics in the arts of the renaissance and/or baroque periods. Emphasis on scholarly source material and methodology. Specific topic and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the schedule of classes each time the course is offered.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016, Spring 2013, Spring 2008.
ARTHIST 740 Colloquium in Latin American Art:
3 cr. Graduate.
Directed readings, critical discussions, and short written reports on topics in Latin American art, 1492 to the present. Emphasis on scholarly sources and methodological approaches.
Prerequisites: grad st
Course Rules: Retakable w/ chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2007.
ARTHIST 750 Colloquium in American Art:
3 cr. Graduate.
Directed readings, critical discussions, and short written reports on topics in American art 1600-present. Emphasis on scholarly sources and methodological approaches. Specific topic and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the schedule of classes each time the course is offered.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2014, Spring 2012, Fall 2007.
ARTHIST 760 Colloquium in Modern Art/Architecture:
3 cr. Graduate.
Directed readings, critical discussions, and short written reports on topics in modern art/architecture 1800-present. Emphasis on scholarly sources and methodological approaches. Specific topic and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the schedule of classes each time the course is offered.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2014.
ARTHIST 761 Colloquium in Film History, Theory, Criticism:
3 cr. Graduate.
Readings in contemporary historiography and theory methodologies. Application of criticism to films and periods. 12 essays, 1 paper. Specific topic and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the schedule of classes each time the course is offered.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Fall 2012, Spring 2010, Fall 1999.
ARTHIST 770 Colloquium in Non-Western Art:
3 cr. Graduate.
Problems in the traditional arts of pre-Columbian America, Africa, and Oceania. Develops methodological skills in art history through the exploration of art in non-western societies. Specific topic and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the schedule of classes each time the course is offered.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Spring 2012.
ARTHIST 888 Candidate for Degree
0 cr. Graduate.
Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirement.
Prerequisites: grad st.
Course Rules: Fee for 1 cr assessed.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Summer 2017, Summer 2016.
ARTHIST 890 Independent Field Study
1-3 cr. Graduate.
Independent research in local archives, on local monuments, or on archaeological expeditions.
Prerequisites: grad st; cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2010.
ARTHIST 891 Art Museum Internship
3 cr. Graduate.
Supervised practical experience in local art museums arranged on individual basis. Introduction to curatorial and/or administrative duties; 'hands on' treatment of works of art.
Prerequisites: grad st; at least 6 cr in ArtHist at grad level & cons internship coord.
Course Rules: Retakable to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Summer 2017.
ARTHIST 901 Problems in Art History:
3 cr. Graduate.
Selected problems in art historical scholarship. Students will research scholarly problems in depth and present the results in both oral and written form. Specific topic and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the schedule of classes each time the course is offered.
Prerequisites: grad st; one 700-level colloquium in ArtHist & cons instr.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2005, Spring 2005, Spring 2004, Spring 2003.
ARTHIST 990 Thesis Research
3-6 cr. Graduate.

Prerequisites: grad st & writ cons grad advisor or instr.
Course Rules: Retakable to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Summer 2017.
ARTHIST 991 Thesis Exhibition
3-6 cr. Graduate.
Organization and installation of an art exhibition.
Prerequisites: grad st; ArtHist 700(P); writ cons grad advisor or instr.
Course Rules: Retakable to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016.
ARTHIST 999 Reading and Research
1-3 cr. Graduate.
Advanced independent research. For information, consult department chair.
Prerequisites: grad st; cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Summer 2015, Spring 2015.