2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin

Art History (ARTH)

 

ARTH 4301 Seminar in Art History Methods (4 Credits)

This seminar considers the history of art history and the development of various methods that art historians use to interpret and understand art. Required of all MA candidates in art history.

ARTH 4302 Research Practicum (4 Credits)

The goal in this course is to learn professional methods and resources for original research in areas of American art where little or no published research exists. Students learn through short exercises in biographical, object-oriented, internet, and archival research; by tackling a 10-week research project of their choice within the topic for the quarter; and by networking with each other to share resources and progress. Required of all MA candidates in art history.

ARTH 4312 Seminar in Precolumbian Art (4 Credits)

Selected topics in Precolumbian Art. Advanced research papers and presentations. Content changes. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 credits.

ARTH 4313 Seminar in Islamic Art (4 Credits)

Selected topics in Islamic Art. Advanced research papers and presentations. Content changes. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 credits.

ARTH 4314 Seminar in Medieval Art (4 Credits)

Selected topics in Medieval Art. Advanced research papers and presentations. Content changes. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 credits.

ARTH 4321 Seminar in Renaissance Art (4 Credits)

Selected topics in Renaissance Art. Advanced research papers and presentations. Content changes. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 credits.

ARTH 4331 Seminar in 18th Century Art (4 Credits)

Selected topics in 18th century Art. Advanced research papers and presentations. Content changes. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 credits.

ARTH 4332 Seminar in 19th Century Art (4 Credits)

Selected topics in 19th century Art. Advanced research papers and presentations. Content changes. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 credits.

ARTH 4333 Seminar in 20th Century Art (4 Credits)

Selected topics in 20th century Art. Advanced research papers and presentations. Content changes. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 credits.

ARTH 4334 Selected Topics in Contemporary Art: Public Art (4 Credits)

Selected topics in contemporary art. Advanced research papers and presentations. Content changes. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

ARTH 4336 Seminar in American Art (4 Credits)

Selected topics in American Art. Advanced research papers and presentations. Content changes. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 credits.

ARTH 4651 Museum Methods and Principles (4 Credits)

This class surveys the major activities, goals, and organization of the art museum within today's world. Students meet with a variety of museum professionals to discuss the changing dynamics within art museums, as well as ethical and practical issues of museum work. The class reads both classic and current literature on museum issues and practice, and participates in research, collection, and exhibition projects. Required of all M.A. art history students pursuing the Museum Studies option.

ARTH 4652 Museum Internship (0-10 Credits)

Arranged internship in student's area of specialization. Students should take ARTH 4651 Museum Methods and Principles first. Prerequisite: instructor's permission.

ARTH 4991 Independent Study (1-10 Credits)

This class should be used for individual study of a special topic that is not offered in the art history curriculum described in this catalog. Permission/registration form is available from the Office of the Registrar.

ARTH 4992 Directed Study (1-5 Credits)

This class should only be used when a required ARTH 4000-level course listed in this catalog is not offered in the quarter in which the student must take it. Permission of an instructor and the Director of the School of Art and Art History are required. Permission/registration form is available from the Office of the Registrar.

ARTH 4995 Independent Research (4 Credits)

Students should see their advisor for guidelines regarding the Master's Research Paper class.

Back to Top