Catalog Descriptions

ARTHC111 Introduction to Art History

Prerequisites: None.
Topical approach to art history and appreciation.

ARTHC201 World Civilization to 1500

Prerequisites: None.
Survey of Western civilization emphasizing the visual arts from ancient Greece to the Gothic period.

ARTHC202 World Civilization Since 1500

Prerequisites: None.
Survey of Western civilization emphasizing the visual arts from the Renaissance to the twentieth century.

ARTHC300 Theory & Methodology

Prerequisites: ARTHC 201 & ARTHC 202.
Historical foundations of the discipline; key theories and approaches informing current art historical practice.

ARTHC306 Roman Art

Prerequisites: ARTHC 201.
Art and architecture of the Etruscans and Romans.

ARTHC316 Art of the Medieval West

Prerequisites: ARTHC 201.
Art in western Europe from 400 AD to 1400.

ARTHC330 South Baroque Art

Prerequisites: ARTHC 202.
History of baroque painting, sculpture, and architecture in Italy, Spain, and France.

ARTHC340 19th C Europe Art

Prerequisites: ARTHC 202.
Nineteenth-century art in Europe.

ARTHC353 American Art 1876-1950

Prerequisites: ARTHC 202.
Survey of American painting and sculpture from 1876-1950.

ARTHC355 Contemporary Art

Prerequisites: ARTHC 202.
Critical evaluation of trends in art since 1945.

ARTHC380 Northern Mesoamerican Art

Prerequisites: ARTHC 201 & ARTHC 202.
Survey of art and architecture of Mexico from antiquity to present.

ARTHC496R Academic Internship

Prerequisites: ARTHC 300.
On-the-job experience.

ARTHC498 Senior Thesis/Capstone Exper

Prerequisites: ARTHC 300.
Capstone project including a professional quality research paper and a public presentation of this paper. Participation in at least one intensive learning environment beyond the classroom, i.e., a BYU Art History Study Abroad program; an art museum, auction house or gallery internship; or two art history field trips.

ARTHC530R Studies in Medieval Art

Prerequisites: None.
Selected topics in early Christian, Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic art.

ARTHC595R French Readings for Art Hist

Prerequisites: None.
Special instruction in reading French scholarly texts.

ARTHC599R Academic Internship

Prerequisites: ArtHC graduate student status.
Professional museum experience with a curatorial mentor.

ARTHC600R Individual Study

Prerequisites: None.
In-depth study into any chosen art-historical era.

ARTHC699R Master's Thesis

Prerequisites: None.
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