Courses

ARTH 151 Art, Culture & Society II

The rise of an increasingly literate urban middle-class leads to great changes in the history of art, starting with the birth of the Renaissance in Italy through to the influence of popular culture in 20th-centruy America. Students will explore the works of major figures in the history of painting, sculpture, and architecture from circa 1400-1980 within the context of radical cultural and societal change.(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Julia A. Sienkewicz T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ARTH 218 Introduction to Archaeology

An introduction to the theories and methods used by archaeologists to reconstruct the cultural practices of past human societies, from religion and authority to domestic life and trade. Case studies introduce students to archaeological sites in places such as Egypt, Greece, Mesoamerica, and North America. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • Take ARTH-218L Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Leslie A. Warden M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ARTH 218L Intro to Archaeology Lab

Requisites

  • Take ARTH-218 Must be taken at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
1 Dr. Leslie A. Warden W 3:50PM-5:50PM
2 Dr. Leslie A. Warden M 3:50PM-5:50PM

ARTH 256 Baroque: Popes, Kings & Busin

The 17th century was a period of extraordinary change, when the political, religious, and cultural life of Europe was in upheaval. This class will examine ways that status and power were fashioned, national identity was shaped, Catholics were distinguished from Protestants, and public and private life were defined through the work of artists such as Caravaggio, Bernini, Velazquez, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Vermeer. Lecture/Discussion: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Jane C. Long M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ARTH 286 Modern Art and Architecture

This course focusus on the major artists, stylistic traditions, and historical ideas of western art, architecture, and materical culture from ca.1850 through ca. 1945. Through the close study of works of art and their contemporary theoretical texts, students will be introduced to the formal and conceptual rise of Modernism from Impressionism through abstraction. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Julia A. Sienkewicz T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

ARTH 391 Ancient Egyptian Minor Arts

Selected studies in specialized art history areas. May be repeated for credit. (1) 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Leslie A. Warden T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM