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Art History (ART H)

ART H 401 (IL) Greek Art and Architecture (3-9) Developments in Greek art and architecture, tenth century B.C. to first century B.C.; emphasis on the importance of Greek sanctuaries.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 111, ART H 201 orART H 311  

ART H 402 (IL) The Illuminated Manuscript (3) Specific stylistic periods in manuscript painting from A.D. 500-1500 in Western Europe and Byzantium.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 111, ART H 302 orART H 312  

ART H 405 (US;IL) Pioneers of Modern Architecture (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Selected period or theme in the development of modern architecture during the nineteenth and/or early twentieth centuries.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 112, ART H 202 orART H 307  

ART H 409 (ART 409) Museum Studies (3) An introduction to the professional activities that occur in art museums.
Effective: Summer 2004
Prerequisite: 6 credits of ART H ART and/or A ED  

ART H 410 Taste and Criticism in Art (3) History and literature of art criticism demonstrating the varied philosophic, cultural, iconographic, technical, and visual approaches.
Effective: Summer 1999
Prerequisite: 6 credits of art history  

ART H 411 (IL) Roman Art (3-9) Roman sculpture and painting from Augustus to Constantine.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 111, ART H 201 orART H 311  

ART H 412 (IL) The Gothic Cathedral (3) Specific aspects of Romanesque and Gothic church architecture of western Europe, especially France and England, between 1000-1500.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 111, ART H 201, ART H 302 orART H 312  

ART H 413 Architecture of the Medieval Monastery (3) This course will examine design, construction, function and symbolism in the monastic architecture of Western Europe during the Middle Ages.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History  

ART H 415 (US) The Skyscraper (3) Origin and evolution of the skyscraper as seen against the background of cultural conditions and technological factors.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 112, ART H 202 orART H 307  

ART H 416 (US) Studies in American Art (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Selected time periods and/or issues in the art of the United States.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits of ART H  

ART H 420 (IL) Russian Architecture (3) Russian architecture from the first Orthodox churches of the late tenth century to the end of the Soviet Union.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 111, ART H 112, ART H 201 orART H 202  

ART H 422 (IL) Studies in Medieval Sculpture (3-9) Specific studies of western European sculpture, 300-1500, with attention to sources, styles, type, and iconography.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 111, ART H 201, ART H 302 orART H 312  

ART H 423 (IL) Studies in Italian Renaissance Art (3-9) Specific studies of Italian Renaissance art, including the work of artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michaelangelo, and Raphael.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 112, ART H 202 orART H 303  

ART H 424 (IL) Masters of Northern Baroque Art (3) Seventeenth-century painters in Flanders and Holland, including the works of artists such as Rubens, Rembrandt, and Vermeer.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 112 orART H 314  

ART H 425 (IL) Topics in Northern Renaissance Art (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Focuses on a topic of interest in Netherlandish and/or German art between 1300 and 1600.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History  

ART H 426 (US;IL) Iconoclasm: Powerful Images and their Destruction (3) Iconoclasm: exploring the political, religious, and social motivations behind the destruction of powerful imagery throughout history.
Effective: Summer 2009
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History in any area  

ART H 427 (IL) Topics in Global Artistic Communication (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Explores a specific time period in art history cross-culturally in Europe, Asia, Africa, and/or the Americas.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: 3 credits in Art History  

ART H 429 (IL) Studies in Baroque Art (3) Selected topics in the painting, sculpture, and architecture of seventeenth-century Italy, France, Flanders, Holland, and Spain.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: 6 credits in art history (ART H)  

ART H 435 (IL) Studies in Modern Art (3-6) Lectures focusing on a selected movement of nineteenth- or twentieth-century art.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 112, ART H 305, ART H 307 orART H 325  

ART H 440 (IL) (ASIA 440) Monuments of Asia (3-9 per semester/maximum of 9) An exploration of major Asian sites and monuments through a focus on their historical and cultural significance.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: ART H 100 orART H 120 orART H 315 orART H 320 orART H 330  

ART H 442 (IL) Late Antique and Early Christian Art (3) Survey of the architecture, painting, and minor arts of Christian society from the beginning to the mid-sixth century.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 111, ART H 201 orART H 302  

ART H 445 (IL) Oceanic Art (3) Survey of the arts of Oceania (Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia), including masks, sculpture, textiles, architecture and other art forms.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History  

ART H 446 (IL) (AFR 446) Topics in African Art (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Topics vary from "Arts of Eastern and Southern Africa" to "Arts of West Africa."
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History  

ART H 447 (IL) (AFR 447) Topics in the Art of the African Diaspora (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Selected topics in arts of the African Diaspora (South America, Caribbean, USA) including masquerades, textiles, architecture and other art forms.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History  

ART H 450 (US;IL) The History of Photography (3) The history of photography from 1839, with particular emphasis on the relationship with the plastic arts.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 112, ART H 305, ART H 307 orART H 325  

ART H 452 (IL) Byzantine Art (3) Monumental and minor arts of Byzantium and related areas from the reign of Justinian to the Turkish conquest of Constantinople.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 111, ART H 201 orART H 302  

ART H 456 (IL) Renaissance and Baroque Palaces (3) This course examines palace architecture and decoration in Italy, France, England, and Germany from 1450-1700.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: ART H 100 orART H 112 orART H 202 orART H 303 orART H 304  

ART H 458 (IL) Baroque Capitals of Europe (3) This course examines the architecture and urbanism of European capital cities from 1600-1800.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: ART H 100 orART H 112 orART H 202 orART H 304 orART H 314  

ART H 460 (IL) Art and Empire: Aztec, Inca and Spanish (3) This course is a comparative study of the artistic production used in Aztec, Inca and Spanish empires.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits of ART H  

ART H 462 (IL) Studies in Latin American Art (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Specific studies of the visual and material culture created in Latin America from the colonial through the modern era.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: 3 credits of Art History  

ART H 464 (IL) French Baroque Painting (3) Examination of seventeenth-century French painting, including Italian influences; the provincial, Classical, and official styles in France.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: ART H 100, ART H 112 orART H 304  

ART H 467 (ART 467) Matter, Materiality and Mediums: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Artistic Stuff (3) Considers the physical challenges and long traditions of use of artistic media from both studio and historical points of view.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: 3 credits in ART or 3 credits in ART H  

ART H 470 Contemporary Art (3 per semester/maximum of 9) A focused investigation of a special topic relating to art made after 1940.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits of ART H  

ART H 475 (US) (ART 475) Contemporary Women Artists (3) An interdisciplinary course that investigates women artists who are integral to the production of contemporary art primarily in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: Fifth semester standingART H 111, ART H 112 and enrollment in the ART BA ART BFA Art Education or Integrative Arts degree program  

ART H 476 (ART 476) History and Theory of Digital Art (3) History and theories of contemporary digital art emphasizing humanistic approaches to technology.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: ART H 100 orART H 112 orART H 307 orART H 325 orART H 326 orART 211  

ART H 494H Research Projects - Honors (1-12 per semester/maximum of 12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small group basis.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

ART H 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written or oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Fall 2012
 

ART H 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ART H 496H Independent Studies - Honors (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

ART H 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ART H 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

ART H 499 (IL) Foreign Study--Art History (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

ART H 511 Seminar in Ancient Art (3-12) Selected topics from the history of Greek and Roman art.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ART H 512 Seminar in Medieval Art (3-12) Original research into problems dealing with the art of the Middle Ages.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ART H 513 Seminar in Renaissance Art (3-12) Investigations in the area of Renaissance art, centering around major masters and monuments.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

ART H 514 Seminar in Baroque Art (3-12) Investigations in the area of baroque art, centering around major masters and monuments.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

ART H 515 Seminar in Modern Art (3-12) Lectures, readings, reports, and discussions in the field of modern art.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

ART H 525 Seminar in Modern Architecture (3-12) Investigation into the works and problems of modern architecture as they relate to the culture of our times.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

ART H 551 Historiography of Art History (1-6) The relationship between the definition of, and approach to, art-historical problems from Vasari to the present.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

ART H 560 Methods of Research in Art History (3) Preparation of graduate students for professional careers in academia and museum work, involving creation of publishable articles and grant writing.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

ART H 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

ART H 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Spring 1987
 

ART H 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ART H 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ART H 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Supervised experience for teaching assistants in art history.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ART H 603 Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research approved by the graduate program for students enrolled in a foreign university constituting progress toward the degree.
Effective: Spring 2015
 

ART H 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

ART H 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

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