Subject: Art History
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 1 Lecture hours and 3 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: School for the Arts


A theoretical and practical course which explores the historical context of various art media through readings as well as hands-on studio projects. Students will gain experience researching and using older and sometimes forgotten techniques to develop an understanding of the larger theoretical frameworks that impacted art media over time. Specific media and emphasis will vary depending on the expertise of the instructor and might include photography, printmaking, sculpture or painting.

Prerequisite(s): By permission of the department.
Note(s): ART 350 and ARTH 351 are cross-listed course offerings. Art History and Studio Art majors will receive studio art credit for ART 350, and Art History credit for ARTH 351. Students may not take both versions at the same time. Costs in addition to tuition may apply to this course. Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topics covered in each offering differ substantially. In such cases, students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.

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