ARH 339R ARH 339R. Art, Art History, and Medicine. 3 Hours.
Examines similarities and differences between the discipline of art history and the types of visual training offered by medical schools in conjunction with museums. Builds observational skills necessary for both medicine and art history while remaining grounded in the methodologies and purposes of art history. Sharpens critical thinking skills about images and texts. Cultivates interdisciplinary collaboration in consideration of select examples of European and U.S. art, including-but not limited to--medical or anatomical subjects. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.