Art Courses

Pair the study of visual art from historical, theoretical and critical perspectives with disciplined studio practice.

5342. Ancient Art

A history of the art and architecture of Greece and/or Rome. The instructor may choose to emphasize a particular aspect of ancient art.

5354. History of American Art

From the colonial period to the present.

5356. Art of the Italian Renaissance

A history of the art of the Renaissance in Italy, Giotto to Mannerism.

5357. Special Studies in Art History

Focus on a special topic, period, or artist according to the discretion of the professor.

5365. Medieval Art

 A history of art and architecture of the Romanesque and/or Gothic periods. The instructor may choose to emphasize a particular aspect.

5367. Northern Renaissance

 Late Gothic and Renaissance art in Europe outside Italy, with emphasis on Flemish and German painting.

5368. Baroque to Neoclassical

The history of European art and architecture of the Baroque, Rococo, and/or Neoclassical periods. The instructor may choose to focus on any aspect of Northern or Southern Baroque, Rococo, or Neoclassicism. 

5397. Nineteenth Century Art

 A survey of art and architecture in the nineteenth century, from Romanticism to Impressionism.

5398. Modern Art

A survey of early and mid-twentieth century art and architecture.

5399. Contemporary Art

 A survey and analysis of the art and architecture of the mid-to-late twentieth-century and the twenty-first century.

5V59. Advanced Drawing

A continuation of Art 3329. Students are expected to create drawings as complete independent works of art. Fall and Spring.

6351. Directed Readings

 Readings in art history and criticism focusing on a particular period, theme, or artist.

6V59. Graduate Drawing

 Variable credit. Fall and Spring.

6V77, 6V78, 6V79. Special Studies in Art History

 

6V99. Graduate Reading

Registration for this non-credit course indicates that the student is involved in studies necessary for degree completion. At the end of each course the student must demonstrate progress. Normally, Master's students are limited to two Reading courses. The fee required entitles the student to the use of the library and other services.

7293-7294. M.A. Seminar

 Fall and Spring.

7495. M.A. Exhibition

 A "T" grade is assigned until completion.

7V59. M.A. Drawing

Fall and Spring.

7V72-7V73. M.A. Sculpture

 Fall and Spring.

7V74-7V75. M.A. Painting

 Fall and Spring.*

7V76-7V77. M.A. Ceramics

Fall and Spring.*

7V78-7V79. M.A. Printmaking

 Fall and Spring.

7V91. Graduate Problems

Theoretical or Studio Research. Prior to registration, students present a brief proposal in writing to their professor. Variable credit. Fall and Spring. Not generally permitted in the first semester.

7V99. M.F.A. Reading

Registration for this non-credit course indicates that the student is involved full time in studies necessary for degree completion. At the end of each course the student must demonstrate progress. Normally, M.F.A. students are limited to four Reading courses. The fee required entitles the student to the use of the library and other services.

8293-8294. M.F.A. Seminar

 Fall and Spring.

8899. M.F.A. Exhibition

 A "T" grade is assigned until completion.

8V59. M.F.A. Drawing

Fall and Spring.

8V72-8V73. M.F.A. Sculpture

Fall and Spring.*

 8V74-8V75. M.F.A. Painting

Fall and Spring.* 

 8V76-8V77. M.F.A. Ceramics

Fall and Spring.* 

 8V78-8V79. M.F.A. Printmaking

Fall and Spring.*

 8V91. Graduate Problems

Fall and Spring.

 *MA and MFA studio courses may be repeated for up to five credits under each number. 

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