Art History Courses
University of Florida - Master's Level -
Twentieth Century Art - ARH 6930
Old Dominion University & East Tennessee State University - Undergraduate -
American Art Before 1865 – ARTH 325
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ARTH 212 or permission of the instructor. A survey of American art in the decades before 1865, focusing on the development of a native style in painting, sculpture, the decorative arts, and architecture.Ancient and Medieval Art – Sophomore Level
ARTH 212. Renaissance and Modern Art.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Co- or prerequisite: ENGL 211C. A survey of the art of the Renaissance and Baroque to the Modern World culminating in a look at art from our own era. Relevant assignments and museum visits will develop students' analytical, critical and writing skills.
ARTH 360. Asian Art.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisites: ARTH 121A, ARTH 211 or ARTH 212 or permission of instructor. An introduction to the architecture, sculpture, calligraphy, pottery, ink painting, miniature painting, and gardens of India, China, and Japan. Emphasis will be placed on the connections among the cultures: Buddhism and pilgrimage, the importance of the scholar painters, the role of trade routes and the emergence of native writing. (cross-listed with ASIA 360).
Baroque Art – ARTH 319
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ARTH 212 or permission of the instructor. The painting, sculpture and architecture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in Italy, Flanders, Holland, France, Germany with discussion of artists such as Caravaggio, Bernini, Rubens, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Poussin, and Watteau.
ARTH 316. Later Italian Renaissance Art.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ARTH 211 or ARTH 212 or permission of the instructor. Painting, sculpture, and architecture in 16th century Italy, with emphasis on painting in Rome, Florence, and Venice.
Roman Art & Architecture – ARTH 395. Topics in Art.
3 Credits. 3 credits each semester. Prerequisite: appropriate survey or introductory course or permission of the instructor. A study of selected topics designed for nonmajors, or for elective credit within a major. These courses will appear in the course schedule, and will be more fully described in information distributed to all academic advisors.
Senior Thesis – High Italian Renaissance Subject
Twentieth Century Art - ARTH 324
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: ARTH 212 or permission of the instructor. Beginning in the 1880's and continuing through the present, a survey of modern art and architecture, which stresses the growing interpenetration of the arts.