Department of Art and Art History

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

Art History: ARH

Lower-Division Courses

ARH 301 (TCCN: ARTS 1301). Introduction to the Visual Arts.

A broad survey of selected traditions of art with an emphasis upon understanding their visual elements and cultural significance. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

ARH 302 (TCCN: ARTS 1303). Survey of Ancient through Medieval Art.

A study of selected visual works throughout the world from prehistoric time to 1400 CE. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

ARH 303 (TCCN: ARTS 1304). Survey of Renaissance through Modern Art.

A study of selected visual works throughout the world from 1400 CE to the present. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

ARH 304. Issues in Visual Culture.

Restricted to majors in the Department of Art and Art History. Examines the modern and contemporary history of art and visual culture in relation to a broader set of problems fundamental to visual representation throughout the history of art. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one discussion hour a week for one semester.

ARH 119Q, 219Q, 319Q, 419Q, 519Q, 619Q, 719Q, 819Q, 919Q. Topics in Art History.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Art and Art History. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

ARH 321. Problems in Art Historical Research.

Restricted to art history majors. Focus on developing research skills. Introduction to critical analysis in the context of using various resources and primary materials. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 322. Issues in Exhibitions and Collections of Visual Arts.

Examines the histories and practices of collections and exhibitions in the visual arts. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

ARH 325. Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East.

Examines various aspects of material culture, including the rise of monumentality and urbanism; media such as writing and figurative arts; and the history and politics of archaeological research in the area of the Fertile Crescent, Turkey, and Iran. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 325, 361L (Topic: Art/Archeology of the Ancient Near East), Middle Eastern Studies 320 (Topic: Art/Archeology of the Ancient Near East), 320 (Topic 4: Survey of Ancient Near Eastern Art).

ARH 326J. The Parthenon Through the Ages.

Examines why the Parthenon is of relevance today for a global audience. Subjects include the postantique lives of this unique monument as a Christian cathedral and pilgrimage site, a mosque, a ruin, and an archaeological icon; the various debates about its restoration and preservation; and the problem of cultural ownership. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 326J, 362 (Topic: Parthenon through the Ages), Classical Civilization 340 (Topic: Parthenon through the Ages).

ARH 326K. Myth and Images in the Greek and Roman Mediterranean.

Examines various methods of interpretation, such as archaeological and art historical analysis of mythical Greek and Roman narratives as they appear in visual arts of antiquity. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 326K, 362 (Topic: Myth in Images in Classical Antiquity), Classical Civilization 340 (Topic: Myth in Images in Classical Antiquity).

ARH 326L. Visual Cultures of the Mediterranean Islands.

Analysis of material and visual culture and the divergent histories of archaeology and art history in Cyprus, Crete, and Sicily. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 326M. Art and Archaeology of Greek Sanctuaries.

Examines the archaeology of Olympia, Delphi, Dodona, Delos, and Samos, their global relevance today, and the history of archaeological research. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 326M, 362 (Topic: Art and Archaeology of Greek Sanctuaries), Classical Civilization 340 (Topic: Art and Archaeology of Greek Sanctuaries).

ARH 326N. Hellenistic Art and Architecture.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Art of the Hellenistic period, from the reign of Alexander the Great to the beginning of the Roman Empire, ca. 336 to 31 BCE. Art History 326N and 327M may not both be counted.

ARH 327N. Art and Politics in Imperial Rome.

Same as Classical Civilization 340 (Topic 2). Public art of the Roman Empire from Augustus to late antiquity, ca. 31 BC to AD 350. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Art History 327N and Classical Civilization 340 (Topic 2) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

ARH 327P. Roman Imperial Architecture.

Republican and imperial Roman architecture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 327R. Art in the Lives of Ordinary Romans.

Art and architecture from the archaeological sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Ostia as indices of Roman culture, 100 BC to AD 250. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 327S. Art and Politics in Republican Rome.

The art and architecture of republican Rome, ca. 500-44 BCE, when the city established dominance in the Mediterranean and developed an artistic tradition that would flourish into the Empire. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 327S, 362 (Topic: Art and Politics in Republican Rome), Classical Civilization 340 (Topic: Art and Politics in Republican Rome), European Studies 347 (Topic: Art and Politics in Republican Rome).

ARH 327T. Art in the Age of Hadrian.

Examines art in Rome under the reign of emperor Hadrian (117-138), who inherited the empire at its greatest geographical extent. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 328J. Arts of Islam, 650-1500.

Same as Religious Studies 358 (Topic 17). Early Islamic art and architecture, with an emphasis on interconnections between the Islamic world and Europe. Examines unique ways Islamic visual culture developed out of the classical and late antique world. Artworks will be contextualized within early Islamic history, religion, and culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 328J, 363 (Topic: Arts of Islam: Caliphs-Sultans), Islamic Studies 372 (Topic: Arts of Islam: Caliphs-Sultans), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 321 (Topic: Arts of Islam: Caliphs-Sultans), Middle Eastern Studies 321K (Topic: Arts of Islam: Caliphs-Sultans), 328 (Topic: Arts of Islam: Caliphs-Sultans), 342 (Topic: Arts of Islam: Caliphs-Sultans), Religious Studies 358 (Topic: Arts of Islam: Caliphs-Sultans), 358 (Topic 17).

ARH 328K. Arts of Islam 1500-Present.

Same as Religious Studies 358 (Topic 18). Later Islamic art and architecture, beginning with the world empires of the Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals, and extending into the modern and contemporary periods. Subjects include the social and historical context of Islamic art in these periods and its unique visual culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 328K, 363 (Topic: Arts of Islam, 1500-1800), 363 (Topic: Arts of Islam: 1500-Present), Islamic Studies 372 (Topic: Arts of Islam, 1500-1800), 373 (Topic: Arts of Islam: 1500-Present), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 321 (Arts of Islam: 1500-Present), Middle Eastern Studies 321K (Topic: Arts of Islam, 1500-1800), 342 (Topic: Arts of Islam: 1500-Present), Religious Studies 358 (Topic 18).

ARH 329J. Byzantine Art.

Same as Religious Studies 357 (Topic 2). Examination of the medieval art and architecture of the eastern Roman empire, including related traditions (Coptic, Armenian, Georgian, Crusader, Norman). Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 329K. Early Medieval Art.

Architecture, sculpture, painting, and metalwork in western Europe from the third to the eleventh century. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 329N. Art and Architecture of Late Antiquity.

Examination of early Christian and late Roman art and architecture, including related traditions, such as Jewish, Coptic, Armenian, Georgian, Persian,and Syriac. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 329N, 362R (Topic: Art and Architecture of Late Antiquity), Classical Civilization 340 (Topic: Art and Architecture of Late Antiquity).

ARH 329P. Medieval Italy.

Architecture, sculpture, painting, and metalwork in the Italian peninsula from the third to the fourteenth century, with a special focus on Rome, Venice, and Palermo. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 129Q, 229Q, 329Q, 429Q, 529Q, 629Q, 729Q, 829Q, 929Q. Topics in Art History.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Art and Art History. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 329R. Romanesque Art and Architecture.

Form and function of religious art in twelfth-century Europe. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 330G. Art at Court: The Gothic Period.

Changing manifestations of Gothic art and architecture at selected court centers, 1140 to 1400. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 330J. Gothic Cathedral: Amiens.

Same as Religious Studies 357 (Topic 14). An examination of the cathedral at Amiens, its meaning, structure, political and financial contexts, and sculptural programs, as well as its influence on other buildings in France and Germany. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 330J, 374 (Topic: Gothic Cathedral: Amiens), European Studies 347 (Topic: Gothic Cathedral: Amiens), Religious Studies 357 (Topic: Gothic Cathedral: Amiens), 357 (Topic 14).

ARH 331J. Art and Experience in Central Italy.

Restricted to students admitted to the Learning Tuscany program. Art and architecture of central Italy. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Taught in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

ARH 331K. Early Italian Renaissance Art to 1470.

This course traces the beginnings of the "rebirth" (renaissance) of the visual arts, from the end of the Middle Ages to the heyday of the Medici. Works of art are analyzed both in formal terms and in relation to contemporary society, religion, philosophy, economics, statecraft, gender, and other significant issues. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 331L. High Renaissance Art.

Analyzes the key artistic works of the high Renaissance as part of an evolving language of style and form and in relation to the intellectual, social, and political context of the period. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 331M. Mannerist and Early Baroque Art.

The art of western Europe from about 1520 to 1590. Emphasis on art in Italy, but developments in the northern countries are also considered. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 331N. Later Quattrocento Art, 1470-1500.

Explores the visual arts created in the Italian peninsula during the final decades of the fifteenth century, or Quattrocento. Emphasis will be on common themes such as the revival of antiquity, the exaltation of the prince, and specific local characteristics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 331P. Art and the City in Renaissance Italy.

Art, architecture, and emerging civic identity in Florence, Siena, Venice, and other Italian Renaissance city-states. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 331P, 364 (Topic: Art and the City in Renaissance Italy), Core Texts and Ideas 375 (Topic: Art and the City in Renaissance Italy), European Studies 347 (Topic: Art and the City in Renaissance Italy), Italian Civilization 349 (Topic: Art and the City in Renaissance Italy), Western Civilization 320 (Topic: Art and the City in Renaissance Italy).

ARH 331Q. Art in Medici Florence.

Explores the social and cultural fabric of Florence before and after the rise to power of the Medici family beginning in the early fifteenth century. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 332K. Northern Renaissance Art, 1350-1500.

Same as Religious Studies 357 (Topic 7). Northern European art from the International Style to van Eyck and Hieronymus Bosch. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 332K, European Studies 347 (Topic: Northern Renaissance Art, 1350-1500), Religious Studies 357 (Topic: Northern Renaissance Art, 1350-1500), 357 (Topic 7).

ARH 332L. Northern Renaissance Art, 1500-1600.

Same as Religious Studies 357 (Topic 6). Art and cultural development in the sixteenth century; artists include Duerer, Gruenewald, Holbein, and Brueghel. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 332L, European Studies 347 (Topic: Northern Renaissance Art, 1500-1600), Religious Studies 357 (Topic: Northern Renaissance Art, 1500-1600), 357 (Topic 6).

ARH 333K. Italian Baroque Art.

The art of Italy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; includes the sixteenth-century sources from which Roman baroque developed. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 333L. The Age of Rembrandt and Rubens: Northern Baroque Art.

Same as Religious Studies 357 (Topic 11). Northern European art in the seventeenth century, stressing the Netherlands and Flanders. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 333L, European Studies 347 (Topic: The Age of Rembrandt and Rubens: Northern Baroque Art), Religious Studies 357 (Topic: The Age of Rembrandt and Rubens: Northern Baroque Art), 357 (Topic 11).

ARH 334. Eighteenth-Century European Art.

European painting, sculpture, and architecture as social and political events from the age of absolutism to the French Revolution. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 335H. Buddhist Traditions and Nineteenth-Century Art.

Examines the extent to which Buddhism and Buddhist art influenced artists and Western culture in the nineteenth century, especially in the development of modernism. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 335J. Nineteenth-Century Art.

Examines European art and themes in art during the nineteenth century. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 335N. European Art, 1789-1848.

European painting and sculpture as social and political events from the French Revolution to the revolutionary crises of midcentury. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 335P. European Art, 1848-1900.

European painting and sculpture as social and political events from the revolutions of 1848 to the turn of the century. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 337K. Twentieth-Century European Art to 1940.

Major movements in the development of modern European painting and sculpture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 338L. Art since 1930: Modernism and Mass Modernity.

Avant-garde activity, primarily painting, photography, and film, in the United States and Europe from 1930 to 1970. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 338M. Art and Culture: 1968 and After.

Artistic and critical activity in the United States and Europe from 1968 to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 338N. Sculpture as Model in the Twentieth Century.

Examines the inherent problems in making and interpreting sculpture in the twentieth century in the United States and Europe. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 339J. American Art: Colonial Era to the Civil War.

Painting, sculpture, and architecture from the early seventeenth century to 1860. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 339K. American Art: Civil War to the Armory Show.

Painting, sculpture, and architecture from 1860 to 1913. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 339L. Twentieth-Century American Art to the 1950s.

Art in the United States from the Armory Show through abstract expressionism. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 339M. American Art, 1958-1985.

Survey of major movements from 1958 to 1985, from pop art to graffiti art and new expressionism. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 339N. Painting in America to 1860.

Same as American Studies 325 (Topic 2). Painting in British colonial North America and the United States prior to the Civil War. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: American Studies 325 (Topic 2), Art History 339N, 374 (Topic 1).

ARH 339P. Painting in the United States, 1860-1913.

Same as American Studies 325 (Topic 3). Painting in the United States from the Civil War to the Armory Show. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: American Studies 325 (Topic 3), Art History 339P, 374 (Topic 2).

ARH 339Q. Modernism in American Design and Architecture.

Same as American Studies 330 and Urban Studies 352 (Topic 5). A historical survey of artifacts, buildings, and urban environments, focusing on responses to machine-age civilization. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

ARH 339R. Art, Art History, and Medicine.

Restricted to art history, design, natural sciences, and studio art majors. Examines the innovative visual training of leading medical schools, with focus on honing observational skills through the study of works of art. Presents the rigors of art historical methods not otherwise explored in medical school curricula. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

ARH 340L. History of Photography.

The history of photography, including major historic processes, influential photographers, critical debates, and the significant social, political, and economic circumstances that shaped the development of the medium and the diverse works that were created since its origins in the nineteenth century. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Art History 340L and 366N (Topic: History of Photography) may not both be counted.

ARH 341J. Nineteenth-Century Latin American Art.

Art of the nineteenth century in Latin America, including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, and the Caribbean. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 341J, 361 (Topic: Reframing the Nation: Nineteenth-Century Latin American Art), Latin American Studies 327 (Topic: Reframing the Nation: Nineteenth-Century Latin American Art).

ARH 341K. Modern Art of Mexico.

Same as Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 2). Mexican visual culture from the late nineteenth century through 1968. Emphasis on the emergence of modernist avant-gardes and popular entertainment, and their ambivalent relationship to state, church, and market. Also explores how self-consciously negotiating the tension between native and international influences, artists, critics, and curators contributes to notions of Lo Mexicano, or "Mexicanness."

ARH 341L. Chicano Art Histories and Futures.

Same as Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 1). Mexican American art since the 1960s, with an emphasis on the visual production and exhibition of identity inside and outside the Chicano civil rights movement and the politics of U.S. multiculturalism. An introduction to a broad range of art history written to date--including recent feminist and queer interventions--as a means of envisioning a supposed "post-Chicano" or "post-racial" moment. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Art History 341L and Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 1) may not both be counted.

ARH 341M. Contemporary Mexican Art.

Survey of visual culture beginning in the 1950s and 1960s, with a focus on key artists, exhibition spaces, and critical debates from the last thirty years in Mexico in light of international aesthetic currents and shifting political and economic conditions. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 341N. Other Modernities: Latin American Art.

Development and sources of twentieth-century art in the Caribbean and Central and South America. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 341N, 361 (Topic: Other Modernities: Latin American Art), Latin American Studies 327 (Topic: Other Modernities: Latin American Art), Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic: Other Modernities: Latin American Art).

ARH 341P. Contemporary Latin American Art.

Development and sources of art in the Caribbean and Central and South America from the 1960s to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 341P, 361 (Topic: Contemporary Latin American Art), Latin American Studies 327 (Topic: Contemporary Latin American Art).

ARH 341Q. Women in Latin American Art.

Development and sources of Latin American Women Artists considering feminist, gender and queer theories Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 341Q, 361 (Topic: From Modern to Conceptual: Women Artists in Latin America), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: From Modern to Conceptual: Women Artists in Latin America).

ARH 342J. Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies in the Fine Arts.

An introduction to women's studies and gender studies in relation to visual, theatrical, and musical culture in the United States and Europe. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 342J, 359 (Topic: Intro to Women's and Gender Studies in the Fine Arts), Fine Arts 350 (Topic: Intro to Women's and Gender Studies in the Fine Arts), Women's and Gender Studies 345 (Topic: Intro to Women's and Gender Studies in the Fine Arts).

ARH 344J. Twentieth-Century African American Art.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 19). A survey of visual art produced by people of African descent in the United States with an emphasis on the twentieth century and its sociohistorical framework. Changes in modes of expression, formal concerns, pictorial themes, and the impact of the Black Arts movement, feminism, and Afrocentrism on art are explored, as well as the relationship of the work of black artists to art from West and Central Africa and the visual traditions of European and Euro-American artists. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic: Twentieth-Century African American Art), 374F (Topic: 20th-Century African American Art), 374F (Topic 19), Art History 344J, 366N (Topic: 20th-Century African American Art).

ARH 345J. Contemporary Artists of the African Diaspora.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 15). Examines a wide range of artists, practicing in different parts of the world, who are part of the African diaspora via such factors as the Atlantic slave trade and various patterns of international migration. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic: Contemporary Artists of the African Diaspora), 374F (Topic 15), Art History 345J, 373D (Topic: Contemporary Artists of the African Diaspora), 374 (Topic: Contemporary Artists of the African Diaspora).

ARH 345K. Contemporary British Artists of the African Diaspora.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 14). A look at a wide range of artists, practicing in Britain, who are part of the African diaspora via such factors as the Atlantic slave trade and various patterns of international migration. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic: Contemporary British Artists of the African Diaspora), 374F (Topic 14), Art History 345K, 374 (Topic: Contemporary British Artists of the African Diaspora).

ARH 345L. Diaspora Visions.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 13) and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 48). An exploration of border crossing by cultures and groups including Yorubas, Jews, Armenians, Tibetans, Hamish, Pakistanis, and Indians and the production of images by immigrants, exiles, and nomads in alien lands. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic: Diaspora Vision), 374F (Topic 13), Art History 345L, 373D (Topic: Diaspora Visions), 374 (Topic: Diaspora Vision), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Diaspora Vision), 340 (Topic 48).

ARH 345M. Visual Arts of the Caribbean.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 12). A look at a wide range of artists from the countries of the Caribbean, including examples of cinema and reggae music packaging. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 372G (Topic: Visual Arts of the Caribbean), 374F (Topic: Visual Arts of the Caribbean), 374F (Topic 12), Art History 345M, 373D (Topic: Visual Arts of the Caribbean), 374 (Topic: Visual Arts of the Caribbean).

ARH 346K. Introduction to African Art.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 11). Investigates the lives and works of several artists who have made substantial contributions to the definition, history, and interpretation of the visual arts. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic: Introduction to African Art), 374F (Topic 11), Art History 346K, 373C (Topic: Introduction to African Art), 374 (Topic: Introduction to African Art), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Introduction to African Art).

ARH 346L. Africana Women's Art.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 9) and Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic 46). Analysis of the diverse modes of presentation, mediums, definitions, and influences of Africana women artists in the diaspora. Designed to use critical theory and art history found in oral and written literatures, music, films, and other formal and informal documents. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic: Africana Women's Art), 374F (Topic 9), Art History 346L, 373C (Topic: Africana Women's Art), Women's and Gender Studies 340 (Topic: Africana Women's Art), 340 (Topic 46). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

ARH 346M. Visual Cultures of Africa.

Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 10). Painting, textiles, ceramics, sculpture, performance, mixed media, photography, films, and the aesthetic ideas behind the production of African visual cultures from the perspectives of rituals, rites of passage, celebrations, initiations, documentations, and expressions. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic: Visual Cultures of Africa), 374F (Topic 10), Art History 346M, 373C (Topic: Visual Cultures of Africa).

ARH 347J. Preclassic Mesoamerican Art and Civilization.

Introduction to the origins and earliest developments in Mesoamerican art, architecture, and civilization, with emphasis on the social context of art and visual culture in preclassic Mesoamerica. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 347K. Art and Archaeology of Ancient Peru.

Same as Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 6). The growth of civilization in South America from the earliest decorated textiles, pottery, and ceremonial buildings to the imperial Inca style. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 347L. Mesoamerican Art and Culture.

Same as Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 3). Mesoamerican art, architecture, and its archaeological context, with emphasis on the social function of art and visual culture in ancient Mesoamerica up to the time of European contact. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 347M. Maya Art and Architecture.

Same as Latin American Studies 327 (Topic 5). Introduction to the artistic traditions of the ancient Maya, tracing their development up to the time of European contact. Students will examine various important themes of Maya culture including history, ritual, and cosmology as revealed in sculpture, hieroglyphs, painting, and architectural design.

ARH 347N. Aztec Art and Civilization.

An introduction to the art, symbolism, and visual culture of the ancient Aztecs. Subjects include the representations of history and mythology in architecture, stone monuments, and pictorial manuscripts. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 347N, 370 (Topic: Aztec Art and Civilization), Latin American Studies 327 (Topic: Aztec Art and Civilization).

ARH 347P. Mesoamerican Writing Systems.

Examines the scripts of ancient Mesoamerica, focusing mostly on Maya and Aztec hieroglyphic writing. Subjects include methods of decipherment, the visual encoding of language in art and script, and the cultures of literacy in precolumbian Mesoamerica. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 348K. Formation of Indian Art, 1000 BCE to 1000 CE.

Examines the artistic traditions of South Asia up to the fifth century C.E., with an emphasis on social and religious factors shaping its development. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 348L. Later Indian Art.

Examines the development of artistic and architectural traditions in South Asia from the fifth through fourteenth centuries with an emphasis on their social and religious significance. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ARH 348M. The Taj Mahal and the Diversity of Indian Art.

Same as Religious Studies 341 (Topic 9). Examination of the period when Islamic dynasties controlled much of the subcontinent and how a unique mix of forms and cultural practices shaped the development of monuments such as the Taj Mahal. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 348M, 372 (Topic: The Taj Mahal and the Diversity of Indian Art), Asian Studies 372 (Topic: The Taj Mahal and the Diversity of Indian Art), Religious Studies 341 (Topic 9). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

ARH 348N. Buddhist Art.

Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 24) and Religious Studies 341 (Topic 8). Explores the development of Buddhist art in South Asia, the land of its origin as well as its spread elsewhere. Focus on the question of "what is" Buddhist art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 348N, 372 (Topic: Buddhist Art), Asian Studies 372 (Topic 24), Religious Studies 341 (Topic 8).

ARH 348P. Art in the Himalayas.

Examines developments in various Himalayan regions, such as Tibet and Nepal, by focusing on certain subjects and styles in order to comprehend the roles of art in shaping culture and society. Three semester hours a week for one semester.

ARH 349K. Traditional Chinese Art and Culture.

Examines Chinese art and culture from prehistory to the eighteenth century. Subjects include Chinese painting, calligraphy, sculpture, and architecture in their historical setting. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 349K, 372 (Topic: Traditional Chinese Art and Culture), 374 (Topic: Traditional Chinese Art and Culture), Asian Studies 372 (Topic: Traditional Chinese Art and Culture).

ARH 349L. Contemporary Chinese Art.

Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 45). Examines Chinese art and visual culture from the early twentieth century to the present. Analyzes complex issues involving modern and contemporary art scenes in China through artworks, artists' lives, and sociopolitical changes in China during this period. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 349L, 372 (Topic: Contemporary Chinese Art), Asian Studies 372 (Topic: Contemporary Chinese Art), 372 (Topic 45).

ARH 359. Topics in Feminism and Gender.

An introduction to feminist and gender theories in relation to issues concerning visual representation. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

ARH 360L. Topics in the History of Photography.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 361. Topics in Latino and Chicano Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 361L. Topics in Ancient Near Eastern Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 362. Topics in Greek and Roman Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 362R. Topics in the Art of Late Antiquity.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 363. Topics in Medieval Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 364. Topics in Renaissance Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 365. Topics in Baroque Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 366J. Topics in Nineteenth-Century Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 366N. Topics in Twentieth-Century Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 366P. Topics in Modernism.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 367. Topics in the Art of North America.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARH 370. Topics in Pre-Columbian Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

ARH 370J. Study in Guatemala.

Art and architecture of Guatemala. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Taught in Guatemala. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Ancient Maya Writing and History.
Topic 2: Sacred Landscapes of the Precolumbian World.
Topic 3: Baroque Art and Architecture in Spanish America.

ARH 372. Topics in the Art of Asia.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Chinese Literati Art. Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 42). Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 372 (Topic: Chinese Literati Art), 372 (Topic 1), Asian Studies 361 (Topic: Chinese Literati Art), 372 (Topic 42).

ARH 373C. Topics in Africana Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

ARH 373D. Topics in Diaspora Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

ARH 373E. Topics in African American Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

ARH 374. Special Topics in the History of Art.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

Topic 3: Colonial Encounter.

ARH 375. Theories and Methods in the History of Art.

Restricted to art history majors. Examination of the theories and methods used by art historians and the changing nature of art historical inquiry. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in art history, and consent of the departmental undergraduate adviser.

ARH 376. Reading Tutorial in Art History Problems.

Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For majors in the Department of Art and Art History, six semester hours of upper-division art history, a grade point average of at least 3.00, and consent of instructor; for others, a grade point average of at least 3.00, and consent of instructor.

ARH 379H. Thesis Course for Departmental Honors.

Individual conference course in which student researches and writes a thesis. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Honors Program in Art History, and approval of the honors adviser.

Design: DES

Lower-Division Courses

DES 301. Introduction to Design Thinking.

Introduces design thinking and design methods, with a focus on design process. One lecture and three studio hours a week for one semester. May be counted toward the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in design; may not be counted toward the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in design. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: Major in design, studio art, art history, or visual arts studies; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 308. Introduction to Design Theory and Criticism.

Lecture/seminar course. Introduces design theory and criticism, examining how people's beliefs and values inform the way they make, understand, and evaluate works of design. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: Major in design, studio art, art history, or visual arts studies; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 309. Introduction to Design.

Studio course. Introduction to the design process, including research, ideation, prototyping, critique, and iteration. Projects also introduce the vocabulary, principles, strategies, techniques, and conventions of drawing and rendering used by design professionals. Six studio hours a week for one semester. Design 309 and 310 may not both be counted. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Studio Art 302C (or 303K). with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 310. Introduction to Design.

Studio course. Introduction to the design process, including research, ideation, prototyping, critique, and iteration. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Design 309 and 310 may not both be counted. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Studio Art 302C (or 303K) and 303C (or 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 311J. Design Technologies I.

Studio course. Projects introduce the vocabulary, principles, strategies, techniques, and conventions of color, composition, rendering, photography, and typography used by design professionals. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Studio Art 302C (or 303K) and 303C (or 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 311K. Design Technologies II.

Studio course. Projects introduce techniques and theories for designing time-based and interactive experiences, including video, motion graphics, and web/mobile applications. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Studio Art 302C (or 303K) and 303C (or 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 312. Visual Syntax in Communication.

Introduction to fundamental typographic elements: visual composition and form-making, sequence and narrative, and contrast and hierarchy. Final project is a portfolio to be submitted for sophomore performance review. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Design 312, 312G, 325. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 310 and 311J with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 312G. Typography in Communication.

Studio course. Projects introduce typographic conventions, vocabulary, lettering, typesetting, page composition, and multi-page layouts. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Design 312, 312G, 325. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 310 and 311J with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 313. Introduction to Design History.

Lecture/seminar course. Lectures, readings, discussions, and assignments introduce the history of graphic and/or industrial design. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Design 313 and 336 may not both be counted. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Studio Art 302C (or 303K) and 303C (or 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Design.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Design. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

DES 320. Design Theories and Methods.

Lecture/seminar course. Introduces cultural and aesthetic theories pertinent to design, as well as research methods for generating, prototyping, and testing ideas. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Studio Art 302C (or 303K) and 303C (or 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 321. Images in Communication.

Studio course. Explores the selection and creation of images appropriate to specific communication goals and contexts, such as promotional images, infographics, logos, instructions, and/or narratives. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Studio Art 302C (or 303K) and 303C (or 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 322. Design and the Social Environment.

Studio course. Involves researching a contemporary social issue; define an area of opportunity; and design graphics, objects, services, and/or systems that respond ethically to the issue. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Studio Art 302C (or 303K) and Studio Art 303C (or 304L) and Design 309 or 310 with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 324. Design Research and Methods.

Lecture/studio course. Lectures and projects introduce problem-framing and problem-solving techniques and a variety of design research, ideation, prototyping, and iterative methods. One lecture and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Studio Art 302C (or 303K) and 303C (or 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 325. Typography I.

Studio course. Projects introduce the fundamental principles, conventions, and techniques of typography. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Design 312, 312G, 325. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Studio Art 302C (or 303K) and 303C (or 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 326. Objects and Spaces.

Studio course. Projects introduce rendering and prototyping techniques used for solving problems in three-dimensional media such as product design, packaging design, environmental graphics, and/or architectural/landscape design. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Studio Art 302C (or 303K) and 303C (or 304L) and Design 309 or 310 with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Design.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Design. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

DES 334. Introduction to Interaction Design.

Studio course. Projects introduce theories, methods, and techniques for designing time-based and interactive experiences, including video, motion graphics, and web/mobile applications. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: Studio Art 302C (or 303K) and Studio Art 303C (or 304L) and Design 309 or 310 with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 335. Typography II.

Studio course. Students use typographic principles to design complex print and on-screen publications. Six studio hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 312 or 325 with a grade of at least C in each; for others consent of instructor.

DES 336. History of Design.

Lecture/seminar course. Surveys the history of graphic and/or industrial design from c.1450 to the present, with an emphasis on the last 150 years. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Design 313 and 336 may not both be counted. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

DES 337. Topics in Design History.

Lectures and discussions focus on specialized or advanced topics in the history of design. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Design 313 or 336 with a grade of at least C.

Topic 1: History of Graphic Design. Surveys the history of graphic design from 1450 to the present, with an emphasis on the last 150 years.
Topic 2: History of Industrial Design. Surveys the history of industrial design from 1750 to the present, with an emphasis on the last 150 years.
Topic 3: Research Methods in Design History. Introduces a variety of research methods in design history.

DES 340. Design Systems.

Development of flexible, integrated design systems such as identities, wayfinding, and service design. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Design 340 and 340G may not both be counted. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 320, 321, and 322 with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 340G. Branding and Visual Identity Systems.

Studio course. Explores the purposes and constraints of branding and visual identity design, and creative systems that can be applied consistently across media and materials. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Design 340 and 340G may not both be counted. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 320, 321, and 322 with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 341. Advanced Issues in Visual Syntax.

Exploration of advanced issues in typography. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Design 341 and 341G may not both be counted. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 320, 321, and 322 with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 341G. Typography III.

Studio course. Advanced projects in typography; introduction to type design, material explorations, environmental type design, and expressive distortion Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Design 341 and 341G may not both be counted. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 320, 321, 322 with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 342. Design and Persuasion.

Development and presentation of coherent informational and persuasive visual statements. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Design 342 and 342G may not both be counted. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 320, 321, and 322 with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 342G. Information and Persuasion.

Studio course. Explores ways to communicate information accurately, clearly, and persuasively through informational graphics and data visualization. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester Design 342 and 342G may not both be counted. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 320, 321, and 322 with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 343. Design Research and Methods II.

Studio course. Students use insights gleaned from comparison research, user testing, and/or product reviews to refine existing prototypes or products. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 324 with a grade of at least C and consent of design assistant chair; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 344. Objects and Spaces II.

Studio course. Advanced practice in problem-solving, rendering, and prototyping in three-dimensional media, such as product design, packaging design, environmental graphics, and architectural/landscape design. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 326 with a grade of at least C and consent of design assistant chair; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 345. Design Writing.

Lecture/seminar course. Students propose and carry out original research and writing projects with the aim of submitting their writing for publication. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design majors, consent of design assistant chair; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 346. Project Studio.

Studio course. Professional experience solving real-world problems, including commissioned projects, student-initiated projects, and/or pro bono projects. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken three times for credit. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design majors, consent of design assistant chair and consent of instructor; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 347. Publication Studio.

Studio course. Advanced publishing projects in print and/or digital media. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design majors, consent of design assistant chair; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 348. Information Visualization.

Studio course. Students devise ways to communicate information accurately, clearly, and memorably. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, consent of design assistant chair; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 349. Interaction Design II.

Lecture/studio course. Students design visually pleasing, responsive, user-centered web and mobile interfaces. One lecture and three studio hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, Design 334 with a grade of at least C and consent of design assistant chair; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 350. Special Topics in Design.

Studio course. Projects focusing on contemporary design practice, featuring approaches and subfields not represented elsewhere in the curriculum. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated twice for credit, but not with the same instructor in the same semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Design 334, 335, and 336 with a grade of at least C in each; or consent of instructor.

DES 351. Design Perspectives.

Studio course. Workshops and projects led by industry professionals, visiting lecturers, and/or University faculty and graduate students, featuring design approaches, subfields, practices, and media. Two lecture and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design majors, consent of design assistant chair; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 352. Service and Systems Design.

Studio course. Students design effective user-centered systems and services. One lecture and three studio hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, consent of design assistant chair; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 354. Design Issues.

Lecture/seminar course. Students engage with contemporary issues in design through reading, discussion, and writing. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design majors, consent of design assistant chair; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 359. Professional Practices in Design.

Lecture/studio course. Lectures introduce professional practices in design, including intellectual property issues, contracts, pricing, accounting, tax preparation, business plans, promotion, etc. One lecture and three studio hours a week for one semester. For design majors, letter grade; for others, student option. Prerequisite: For design majors, consent of design assistant chair; for others, consent of instructor.

DES 360. Design Internship.

Restricted to design majors. Introduces students to ethical standards and professional practices in design; requires completion of an approved professional internship. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Design 360 and 371 may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: For design majors, consent of design assistant chair.

DES 370. Senior Project in Design.

Restricted to design majors. Studio course. Students define their own research problem and propose appropriate design solutions, guided by feedback from desk critiques with the instructor, group critiques, and reviews with a visiting critic. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Design 370 and 374 may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: At least 90 hours of coursework and consent of design assistant chair.

DES 371. Design Practicum.

Restricted to design majors. Lecture/internship course. Resume and portfolio preparation; discussion of professional ethics and responsibilities; professional internship. For each semester hour or credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. Design 360 and 371 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and consent of design assistant chair.

DES 374. Capstone Design Project.

Restricted to design majors. Studio course. Students define their own research problem and propose appropriate design solutions, guided by feedback from desk critiques with the instructor, group critiques, and reviews with a visiting critic. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Design 370 and 374 may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Senior standing and consent of the design assistant chair.

DES 375. Capstone Design Exhibition.

Restricted to design majors. Studio course. Students collaboratively curate, design, and install a senior BFA exhibition, and publish collateral materials that publicly showcase their capstone projects. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Design 370 or 374 with a grade of at least C and consent of the design assistant chair.

DES 376. Independent Study: Design.

Student-defined projects completed under faculty supervision. The equivalent of six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and consent of design assistant chair.

Studio Art: ART

Lower-Division Courses

ART 301C. Core Studio I: Surface, Image, and Practice.

Restricted to art history, design, studio art, and visual art studies majors. Required core studio class with emphasis on creating planar works and exploring formal principles and conceptual concerns through work in traditional and digital media. Collaborative and technology-based projects will allow students to envision and understand planar works in a contemporary context. If there are spaces available on the fourth class day in the spring or fall semester or the second class day in either summer session, non-departmental majors may register for undergraduate studio art classes. Prior experience in the subject is expected. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester.

ART 302C. Core Studio II: Line, Mark, and Observation.

Restricted to art history, design, studio art, and visual art studies majors. Required core studio class with an emphasis on traditional and digital drawing. Focus on line, line weight, continuous line, contour line, sighting, figure, gesture, perspective (two point, three point, and isometric/orthogonal drawing), value, color, and texture. Collaborative and technology-based projects will allow students to envision and understand drawing in a contemporary context. If there are spaces available on the fourth class day in the spring or fall semester or the second class day in either summer session, non-departmental majors may register for undergraduate studio art classes. Prior experience in the subject is expected. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester.

ART 303C. Core Studio III: Space, Time, and Process.

Restricted to art history, design, studio art, and visual art studies majors. Required core studio class with an emphasis on creating spatial and time-based works and exploring formal principles and conceptual concerns. Working with space, time, structure, process, and material. Collaborative and technology-based projects will allow students to envision and understand drawing in a contemporary context. If there are spaces available on the fourth class day in the spring or fall semester or the second class day in either summer session, non-departmental majors may register for undergraduate studio art classes. Prior experience in the subject is expected. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester.

ART 310P. Introduction to Print.

Introduction to the concepts, methods, and materials of print including a combination of intaglio, relief, lithography, serigraphy, and/or book arts. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C, (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 311K (TCCN: ARTS 2316). Painting I.

Introduction to painting techniques, composition, and exploration of personal expression. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C, (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 313K (TCCN: ARTS 2326). Beginning Sculpture.

Introduction to the processes involved in the production of object-oriented sculpture using direct methods of hot and cold construction. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C, (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 315K (TCCN: ARTS 1317). Beginning Drawing.

Exploration of various methods, subjects, and expressive possibilities in drawing. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C, (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 316K (TCCN: ARTS 2323). Beginning Life Drawing.

Problems in drawing and construction of the human figure in selected media. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 316V. Transmedia: Expanded Media I.

Introduction to video, digital, net.art, and multiple media art forms with an emphasis on experimentation and a DIY approach to production. Focuses on the history, theory, and evolution of media art practices and their relation to the Internet and social media networks. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 317C. Transmedia: Performance Art I.

An introduction to the practice, history, and theory of performance art in a variety of contexts and spaces, including theatrical, the white cube, and the workaday world. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 317K (TCCN: ARTS 2356). Beginning Photography.

An introduction to still photography, including basic technical skills and concepts. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 318C. Transmedia: Digital Time-Art I.

Study in digital video, sound, and animation, with emphasis on the exploration of movement, image, and montage. Guided inquiry into pertinent conceptual, perceptual, and practical skills. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 119Q, 219Q, 319Q, 419Q, 519Q, 619Q, 719Q, 819Q, 919Q. Topics in Studio Art.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Art and Art History. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ART 319T. Topics in Studio Art: Laboratory.

Intensive study of various disciplines of studio art. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

Upper-Division Courses

ART 320F. Digital Fabrication I.

Restricted to art education, art history, design, studio art, and visual art studies majors. Study of the artistic culture and techniques associated with digital visualization, three dimensional data acquisition, and various forms of digital fabrication including 3D Printing, CNC Milling, and Laser Cutting. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each.

ART 320K. Topics in Studio Art.

Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May not be counted toward a degree in the Department of Art and Art History. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ART 320L. Topics in Studio Art.

Continuation of Studio Art 320K. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May not be counted toward a degree in the Department of Art and Art History. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Studio Art 320K with a grade of at least C.

ART 321K. Painting II.

Problems in composition and exploration of personal expression. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 311K with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 322K. Intermediate Drawing.

Continuation of Studio Art 315K. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 315K with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 323K. Intermediate Sculpture.

Exploration of the concepts and processes involved in the production of object-oriented sculpture, with emphasis on indirect methods of mold-making and casting. Encourages individual direction. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 313K with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 323S. Installation Sculpture.

Exploration of the theories and methods involved in the production of installation sculpture through the investigation of form and space and of their function in transforming environmental, architectural, or invented sites. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 313K with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 325G. Intermediate Print: Serigraphy.

Practice in the theories and techniques of multicolor serigraphy and photoserigraphy. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 310P (or 319G) with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 325J. Intermediate Print: Relief.

Instruction in the theories and techniques of relief printmaking. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 310P with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 325K. Intermediate Print: Intaglio.

Instruction in the theories and techniques of intaglio printmaking, color, assemblage, stencil, viscosity, collography, photo process, and relief. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 310P (or 319K) with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 325M. Intermediate Print: Lithography.

Instruction in the theories and techniques of metal plate, multicolor, and stone lithography and photolithography. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 310P (or 319M) with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 129Q, 229Q, 329Q, 429Q, 529Q, 629Q, 729Q, 829Q, 929Q. Topics in Studio Art.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Art and Art History. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ART 330P. Advanced Print Workshop.

Focuses on the concepts and practice of print. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 310P with a grade of at least C, and one of the following with a grade of at least C: Studio Art 325J, 325K, 325G, or 325M; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 335K. Intermediate Photography.

Practice in still photography, including materials and processes. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 317K with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 336V. Transmedia: Expanded Media II.

Advanced practice of media art exploring time, space, and reality through multidimensional forms. An investigation of media technologies and networks: aesthetically, formally, theoretically or conceptually using traditional media, new media, and immaterial approaches. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C, or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 337C. Transmedia: Performance Art II.

Advanced workshop in performance art that focuses on the development of researched solo and collaborative projects. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 338C. Transmedia: Digital Time-Art II.

Study in digital video, sound, and animation, with emphasis on the exploration of cinematic time and its time-based installation. Guided inquiry into the relationship between video and video projections, and technics and technology. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 340F. Digital Fabrication II.

Restricted to art education, art history, design, studio art, and visual art studies majors. Advanced study of the artistic culture and techniques associated with digital visualization, three dimensional data acquisition, and various forms of digital fabrication including 3D Printing, CNC Milling, and Laser Cutting. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 320F and twelve additional hours of studio credit, with a grade of at least C in each.

ART 341K. Painting III.

Continuation of Studio Art 321K. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 321K with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 346K. Intermediate Life Drawing.

Advanced problems in drawing and construction of the human figure. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 316K with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 350. Philosophy, Theory, and Criticism.

Advanced exploration of philosophy, theory, and criticism from a studio art perspective. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 350P. Professional Practices.

Exploration of professional practices as they relate to the field of visual arts. Focus on writing an artist statement and resume, as well as learning about writing and applying for exhibition, grant, and residency opportunities. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 350S. Senior Studio.

Restricted to studio art and visual art studies majors. Studio course inclusive of all degree paths which culminates in a senior exhibition. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: At least ninety hours of coursework; and the following coursework with a grade of at least C: Studio Art 301C, 302C, and 303C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L).

ART 350T. Degree Track Perspectives Studio.

Restricted to studio art majors. Required degree track critique course placing an emphasis on conceptual development, practice, and critique within any given degree track. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: The following with a grade of at least C: Studio Art 301C, 302C, and 303C; (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L).

ART 351H. Senior Studio Honors.

Restricted to BFA Studio majors with senior standing in the BFA Studio Honors Standing. Honors studio class (that meets with Studio Art 350S) inclusive of all tracks and culminating in a thesis report and a body of work to be exhibited in the senior thesis exhibition. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of thirty hours of upper-division studio art.

ART 355. Studio Projects.

Restricted to design, studio art, and visual art studies majors. Study of specific techniques or problems. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Studio Art 301C, 302C, and 303C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course.

Topic 1: Design Issues.
Topic 2: Installation of Film Art.
Topic 3: Monoprinting and Relief Printing.

ART 356V. Transmedia: Expanded Media III.

Student-initiated research and development of complex media art and hybrid media art projects. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken three times for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 336V with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 357C. Transmedia: Performance Art III.

Advanced independent inquiry into the development of performance art projects requiring focused research and time. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken three times for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 337C with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 358C. Transmedia: Digital Time-Art III.

Advanced study in video, sound, and animation with an emphasis on individual research reflecting students' artistic goals. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken three times for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 338C with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 361K. Painting IV.

Continuation of Studio Art 341K. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken three times for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 341K with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 363K. Advanced Sculpture.

Advanced research in the theory, technology, and methods involved in the production of sculpture, with emphasis on individual direction. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken three times for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 323K or 323S with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 366K. Advanced Life Drawing.

Problems in drawing and construction of the human figure. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken three times for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 346K with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 368N. Advanced Drawing.

Continuation of Studio Art 322K. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken three times for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 322K with a grade of at least C; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 372K. Advanced Photography.

Practice in photography with an emphasis on long-term photography-based projects, more advanced technical knowledge, and a deeper familiarity with uses of the medium. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken three times for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 317K and 335K with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 376. Independent Study: Studio Art.

Restricted to design, studio art, and visual art studies majors. Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. The equivalent of six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken twice for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Completion of at least fifteen semester hours of upper-division coursework in studio art, a grade point average of at least 3.00 in upper-division studio art, and consent of the studio assistant chair of the department.

ART 376K. Contemporary Issues in Photography.

Inquiry of specific themes in photography which can include: photographic intervention, photography since 1945, photo book making, abstraction in photography, appropriation in photography, and lighting for photography. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be taken three times for credit. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For design, studio art, and visual art studies majors, Studio Art 317K and 335K with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor.

ART 179S, 379S. Advanced Topics in Studio Art: Lecture.

Restricted to design, studio art, and visual art studies majors. Intensive advanced study of various disciplines of studio art. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For Studio Art 179S, upper-division standing; Studio Art 301C and 302C, (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; concurrent enrollment in Studio Art 279T; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course; for 379S, upper-division standing; Studio Art 301C and 302C, (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course.

Topic 1: Game Development Capstone: Two-Dimensional Games. Introduction to concepts and skills for game development in a two-dimensional game format. Studio Art 179S, 379S (Topic: Game Development Capstone: Two-Dimensional Games) and 179S, 379S (Topic 1) may not both be counted.

ART 279T, 379T. Advanced Topics in Studio Art: Laboratory.

Restricted to design, studio art, and visual art studies majors. Intensive advanced study of various disciplines of studio art. The equivalent of three or six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For Studio Art 279T, upper-division standing; Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; concurrent enrollment in Studio Art 179S; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course; for Studio Art 379T, upper-division standing; Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L), with a grade of at least C in each; and twelve additional semester hours of coursework in studio art with a grade of at least C in each course.

Visual Art Studies: VAS

Lower-Division Courses

Upper-Division Courses

VAS 320. Exploring Objects, Spaces, and Meaning.

Open to all students. Focuses on a broad range of historical and contemporary works, artifacts, and environments, and their implications for understanding imagery and objects in visual and material culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May not be repeated for credit.

VAS 321C. Children's Artistic Development I.

Theory, content, and practice in the development of perceptual, aesthetic, critical, studio, and art-historical skills. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Visual Art Studies 321C and 121D may not both be counted.

VAS 322C. Children's Artistic Development II.

Advanced theory, content, and practice in the development of perceptual, aesthetic, critical, studio, and art-historical skills. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Visual Art Studies 322C and 122D may not both be counted.

VAS 330. Introduction to Visual Art Studies.

An introduction to visual art studies: philosophy, current trends, instructional methods, evaluation, advocacy, and careers in art education, museum education, and cultural or social educational settings. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Observation required outside of class hours. Prerequisite: For majors in the department of art and art history, Studio Art 301C and 302C (or 303K, 303L, 304K, and 304L) with a grade of at least C in each; for others, consent of instructor

VAS 341C. Learners and Instructional Sites for Visual Art Studies.

Restricted to visual art studies majors. Instructional procedures, observations, and evaluation of early childhood through grade twelve classroom and community-based art instruction. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Field observation required. Visual Art Studies 341C and 141D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Credit with a grade of at least B or registration for Visual Art Studies 330.

VAS 351C. Art Materials, Techniques, and Processes.

Restricted to visual art studies majors. Exploration and application of basic materials, techniques, and processes in art production used in early childhood through grade twelve classroom and community-based art instruction. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Visual Art Studies 351C and 151D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Visual Art Studies 341C with a grade of at least B.

VAS 361C. Criticism and Conversation about Art.

Restricted to visual art studies majors. Individual and professional evaluations of visual imagery, artifacts, and artistic production in a variety of settings. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Visual Art Studies 361C and 161D may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Visual Art Studies 351C with a grade of at least B.

VAS 371C. Topics in Visual Art Studies.

Lectures on selected subjects in visual art. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For majors in the department of art and art history, upper-division standing; for others, consent of instructor.

VAS 376. Independent Study: Visual Art Studies.

Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in the Department of Art and Art History and consent of instructor.

VAS 379S. Advanced Topics in Visual Art Studies: Lecture.

Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: For majors in the Department of Art and Art History, upper-division standing; for others, upper-division standing and consent of instructor.