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Bachelor of Arts in Fashion DesignStudents on Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019 requirements (FSDSBA1)Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design

The Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design educates students in the art, philosophy, theory, process, and product of fashion design in the 21st Century. The curriculum provides an artistic and intellectual approach to the design process, focusing on the interaction of technique, function, technology, and individual creative expression. Coursework concentrates on traditional and experimental techniques, as well as the history and theory of fashion as a significant aesthetic language. The program builds on the essential foundations of the arts and sciences, and encourages students to be multidisciplinary thinkers and skilled communicators. Career opportunities are available in the areas of apparel design, accessories design, technical design, pattern making, product design, computer-aided and technical drawing, merchandising, theatrical costuming, and wardrobe management.

Bachelor of Arts requirements

The Bachelor of Arts degree requires at least 120 credit hours, to include the following:

  1. College of Arts and Sciences Credit Hours. At least 100 credit hours must come from College of Arts and Sciences disciplines. No more than 42 of these credit hours can come from the major.
  2. Upper Division Courses. At least 42 credit hours (of the 120) must be at the 300–499 level.
  3. College Residency. Following completion of the 60th credit hour toward degree, at least 36 credit hours of College of Arts and Sciences coursework must be completed through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
  4. College GPA. A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.000 is required for all courses taken at Indiana University.
  5. CASE Requirements. The following College of Arts and Sciences Education (CASE) requirements must be completed:
    1. CASE Foundations
      1. English Composition: 1 course
      2. Mathematical Modeling: 1 course
    2. CASE Breadth of Inquiry
      1. Arts and Humanities: 4 courses
      2. Natural and Mathematical Sciences: 4 courses
      3. Social and Historical Studies: 4 courses
    3. CASE Culture Studies
      1. Diversity in the United States: 1 course
      2. Global Civilizations and Cultures: 1 course
    4. CASE Critical Approaches: 1 course
    5. CASE Foreign Language: Proficiency in a single foreign language through the second semester of the second year of college-level coursework
    6. CASE Intensive Writing: 1 course
    7. CASE Public Oral Communication: 1 course
  6. Major. Completion of the major as listed below.

Major requirements

The major requires at least 37 credit hours (52–53 credit hours including the Addenda Requirements), including the requirements listed below.

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  1. Introductory Courses.
    1. SOAD Pathways. One (1) course from the SOAD Pathways list.
      • SOAD-A 100 Pathways: Introduction to Art, Design and Merchandising Explores the fields of art, design, and merchandising within the contemporary landscape of creating and making. Identifies where these disciplines have mutually reinforcing values and opportunities for interdisciplinary study. Provides a common experience for art, design and merchandising students. (3 credit hours.)
    2. Textile Science. One (1) course from the Textile Science list.
      • SOAD-F 202 Introductory Textile Science: Laboratory P: Grade of C- or higher in one of AMID-R 100, SOAD-A 100, or SOAD-M 209. Analysis and application of concepts learned in lecture: fibers, fabrications, finishes, and properties. Special attention paid to aesthetics of textiles and materials for fashion design. Laboratory course. Course fee required. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 202 or SOAD-F 202. (1 credit hour.)
    3. Materials for Fashion Design. One (1) course from the Materials for Fashion Design list.
      • SOAD-F 203 Materials for Merchandising and Fashion Design P: Grade of C- or higher in one of AMID-R 100, SOAD-A 100, or SOAD-M 209.. Lecture plus laboratory. Course fee required. Textile fibers, yarns, fabrication, and finishes, textile processing and properties; selection and care of textiles for human use. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 203 or SOAD-F 203. (3 credit hours.)
  2. Fashion Design Foundations. Seven (7) courses from the Fashion Design Foundations list.
    • SOAD-F 207 Fashion Studio I P or C: AMID-F 203 or SOAD-F 203. Studio class. Course fee required. Introduction to pattern development, fitting, fabric manipulation, and construction of original fashion designs. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 207 or SOAD-F 207. (3 credit hours.)
    • SOAD-F 213 Fashion Design I: Research and Illustration P: SOAD-A 100; and major or minor in Fashion Design. Studio class. Course fee required. Exploration of design inspiration and precedent research methods. Use of various media to communicate fashion design through technical drawing and illustration. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 213 or SOAD-F 213. (3 credit hours.)
    • SOAD-F 217 Fashion Design II: Ideation P: Grade of C- or higher in AMID-F 203, AMID-F 207, and AMID-F 213; or in SOAD-F 203, SOAD-F 207, and SOAD-F 213. Studio class. Course fee required. Fundamental principles and processes of fashion design ideation, including interpreting design concepts and themes, designing and sketching ensembles, and coordinating fabrication, color, and texture. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 217 or SOAD-F 217. (3 credit hours.)
    • SOAD-F 303 Fashion Studio II P: Grade of C- or higher in AMID-F 203, AMID-F 207, and AMID-F 213; or in SOAD-F 203, SOAD-F 207, and SOAD-F 213. Studio class. Course fee required. Intermediate pattern development, fitting, fabric manipulation, and construction of original fashion designs. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in AMID-F 303 and SOAD-F 303. (3 credit hours.)
    • SOAD-F 305 Fashion Studio III P: Grade of C- or higher in AMID-F 217 and AMID-F 303, or in SOAD-F 217 and SOAD-F 303; and MATH-M 118, MATH-M 119, or equivalent. Studio class. Course fee required. Advanced pattern development, fitting, fabric manipulation, and construction of original fashion designs. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in AMID-F 305 and SOAD-F 305. (3 credit hours.)
    • SOAD-F 340 History of Fashion P: AMID-F 203 or SOAD-F 203. Dress in Western civilization relating to social, economic, political, and religious events in the eighteenth through twenty-first centuries; emphasis on the emergence and evolution of haute couture. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 340 or SOAD-F 340. (3 credit hours.)
    • SOAD-F 417 Fashion Design III: Presentation and Analysis P: Grade of C- or higher in AMID-F 305 or SOAD-F 305. Course fee required. Planning and presenting a fashion line, development of accompanying research, and preparation of portfolio. Studio class. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 417 or SOAD-F 417. (3 credit hours.)
  3. Advanced Courses.
    1. Experimental Fashion Studio. One (1) course from the Experimental Fashion Studio list.
      • SOAD-F 306 Experimental Fashion Studio: Tailoring P: Grade of C- or higher in AMID-F 217 and AMID-F 303, or in SOAD-F 217 and SOAD-F 303. Studio class. Course fee required. Techniques in contemporary and traditional tailoring. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 306 or SOAD-F 306. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-F 325 Experimental Fashion Studio: Shape and Foundation P: Grade of C- or higher in AMID-F 217 and AMID-F 303, or in SOAD-F 217 and SOAD-F 303. Course fee required. Fundamental principles of design for inner-shaping and foundation; manipulation of a variety of materials and techniques to produce original designs featuring complex super-structures. Studio class. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 325 or SOAD-F 325. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-F 326 Experimental Fashion Studio: Accessories Course fee required. Fundamental principles and techniques for design of accessories including gloves, hats, handbags, jewelry, and masks; manipulation of a variety of materials to produce original accessory design. Studio class. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 326 or SOAD-F 326. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-F 328 Experimental Fashion Studio: Digital Applications P: AMID-F 213 or SOAD-F 213. Course fee required. CAD applications used to create digital fashion fabrics, fashion lines, and fashion portfolios for the apparel and textile industries. Studio class. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 328 or SOAD-F 328. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-F 408 Experimental Fashion Studio: Draping P: Grade of C- or higher in AMID-F 217 and AMID-F 303, or in SOAD-F 217 and SOAD-F 303. Course fee required. Fashion design through the use of fundamental principles and processes of draping; manipulation of a variety of materials to produce original draped designs. Studio class. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 408 or SOAD-F 408. (3 credit hours.)
    2. Dress Studies. One (1) course from the Dress Studies list.
      • SOAD-F 301 Dress Studies: Topics in Cultural Analysis Dress as a reflection of the physical, social, psychological, and aesthetic environment of various non-US cultures; responses to and uses of dress as an aspect of global culture and individual behavior. Topics vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in AMID-F 301 and SOAD-F 301. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-F 311 History of Dress P: AMID-F 203 or SOAD-F 203. Dress in Western civilization relating to social, economic, political, and religious events from early civilization through seventeenth century. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 311 or SOAD-F 311. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-F 352 Dress Studies: Aesthetics Analysis P: Junior standing or consent of instructor. Aesthetics of dress as a medium of visual communication. Considerations include aesthetic norms, color psychology, elements and principles of design, appearance management strategies, and design process. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 352 or SOAD-F 352. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-F 402 Collection Management for Historic Textiles and Costumes P: AMID-F 203 or SOAD-F 203. Curatorial methods and procedures in museum collection management specifically related to historic textiles and costumes. Topics may vary to include accessioning, cataloging, artifact research and identification, exhibition, conservation, computer utilization. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in AMID-F 402 and SOAD-F 402. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-F 406 Dress Studies: Theory and Analysis P: Junior standing. Survey of methodologies and research techniques for analysis of fashion diffusion and change. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 406 or SOAD-F 406. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-F 411 Dress Studies: Behavioral Analysis P: Junior standing. Basic concepts and theories from social psychology are used to study how clothing affects the self and others. Credit given for only one of AMID-F 411 or SOAD-F 411. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-F 485 Advanced Special Topics in Fashion Design P: Consent of department. Advanced selected topics in an area of fashion design. Topics will vary. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in AMID-F 485, AMID-F 490, and SOAD-F 485. (1–3 credit hours.)
    3. Elective. One (1) course from the Elective list.
      • Additional course from the Experimental Fashion Studio list above
      • Additional course from the Dress Studies list above
  4. Addenda Requirements*.
    1. Mathematics. One (1) course from the Mathematics list.
      • MATH-D 117 Introduction to Finite Mathematics II P: MATH-D 116 or consent of the department. MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117 is a two-course sequence. Topics for the course are taken from MATH-M 118. Credit for the College of Arts and Sciences Foundations requirement in Mathematical Modeling or the College's N&M Breadth of Inquiry requirement will be given only upon completion of both MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117 with a passing grade. Credit given for only one of MATH-A 118, MATH-M 118, MATH-S 118, MATH-V 118; or MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117. (2 credit hours.)
      • MATH-J 113 Introduction to Calculus with Applications P: MATH-J 112 with a grade of C- or higher; or consent of department. For Groups students only. MATH-J 113 can count toward the College of Arts and Sciences Foundations requirement in mathematical modeling and the College of Arts and Sciences natural and mathematical sciences Breadth of Inquiry requirement for Groups students. A survey of calculus. Credit given for only one of MATH-J 113, MATH-M 119, MATH-V 119, MATH-M 211, or MATH-S 211. (3 credit hours.)
      • MATH-M 106 The Mathematics of Decision and Beauty P: Consent of the department. R: To be successful students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or successful completion of MATH-M 014, MATH-M 018, or MATH-J 111. Mathematics of art (symmetry and perspective), music (scales, tuning and rhythm), and decision-making (voting s, game theory, graph theory). Emphasis on conceptual and geometric modes of mathematical reasoning, with group- and activity-based learning in a smaller class format. (3 credit hours.)
      • MATH-M 118 Finite Mathematics R: To be successful students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 014, MATH-M 018, or MATH-J 111. Sets, counting, basic probability, including random variables and expected values. Linear systems, matrices, linear programming, and applications. Credit given for only one of MATH-A 118, MATH-M 118, MATH-S 118, MATH-V 118; or MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117. (3 credit hours.)
      • MATH-M 119 Brief Survey of Calculus I R: To be successful students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry, and pre-calculus as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 025 or MATH-M 027. Introduction to calculus. Primarily for students from business and the social sciences. Credit given for only one of MATH-J 113, MATH-M 119, MATH-V 119, MATH-M 211, or MATH-S 211. (3 credit hours.)
      • MATH-M 211 Calculus I R: To be successful students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry, and pre-calculus, and trigonometry as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 027. Limits, continuity, derivatives, definite and indefinite integrals, applications. A student may receive credit for only one of the following: MATH-J 113, MATH-M 119, MATH-V 119, MATH-M 211, or MATH-S 211. (4 credit hours.)
      • MATH-M 213 Accelerated Calculus P: Placement by examination. Designed for students with one year of calculus in high school. Students completing MATH-M 213 with a final grade of A or B may receive credit for MATH-M 211. Review of material covered in MATH-M 211 followed by an intensive study of all material in MATH-M 212. Credit given for only one of MATH-M 212 or MATH-M 213. (4 credit hours.)
      • MATH-S 118 Honors Finite Mathematics P: Mastery of two years of high school algebra. Designed for students of outstanding ability in mathematics. Covers all material of MATH-M 118 and additional topics from statistics and game theory. Computers may be used in this course, but no previous experience is assumed. (3 credit hours.)
      • MATH-S 211 Honors Calculus I P: Hutton Honors College membership or consent of department. R: To be successful students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry, and pre-calculus and trigonometry as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 027. Designed for students of outstanding ability, who are considering further study in mathematics. Limits, continuity, derivatives, definite and indefinite integrals, applications, with emphasis placed on theory. Credit given for only one of MATH-J 113, MATH-M 119, MATH-M 211, MATH-S 211, or MATH-V 119. (4 credit hours.)
      • MATH-V 118 Finite Mathematics with Applications (approved topics: "Finite Math in Action"; "Finite Mathematics for the Social and Biological Sciences"; "Finite and Consumer Mathematics") R: To be successful students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 014, MATH-M 018, or MATH-J 111. Sets, counting, basic probability, linear modelling, and other discrete topics. Applications to various areas depending on topic. Possibilities include social and biological sciences and consumer mathematics. Credit given for only one of MATH-A 118, MATH-M 118, MATH-S 118, MATH-V 118; or MATH-D 116 and MATH-D 117. (3 credit hours.)
      • MATH-V 119 Applied Brief Calculus I (approved topic: "Applied Brief Calculus I for the Life Sciences") P: Two years of high school algebra or MATH-M 014. R: To be successful students will demonstrate mastery of two years of high school algebra, one year of high school geometry, and pre-calculus as indicated by an appropriate ALEKS score or completion of MATH-M 025 or MATH-M 027. Introduction to calculus. Variable topic course with emphasis on non-business topics and applications. The topic(s) will be listed in the Schedule of Classes each semester. A student may receive credit for only one of the following: MATH-J 113, MATH-M 119, MATH-M 211, MATH-S 211, or MATH-V 119. (3 credit hours.)
    2. Studio Art Courses. Six (6) credit hours from the Studio Art Courses list.
      • SOAD-A 101 Creative Core: Color Explores color's fundamental principles and formal elements; its contextual meanings and sociological connotations; and its significance within the fields of art, design and merchandising. Cultivates visual sensitivity, develops aesthetic knowledge and the production of creative work through studio practices. (3 credit hours.)
      • SAOD-A 102
      • SOAD-A 103 Creative Core: 3D Design Volume, space, material, and physical force studies provide the basis for exploration of three-dimensional form; includes carving, construction, modeling, and casting using wood, plaster, Styrofoam, clay, etc. Credit given for only one of FINA-F 101 or SOAD-A 103. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-A 211 Cross-Disciplinary Workshops in Art, Design, and Merchandising A variable topic studio course that focuses on skill development and technical manipulation of materials within the specific traditions of a particular discipline. Emphasizes fundamental principles of art and design within a discipline. Designed around a variable topic such as image, time, narrative, space, materials, and markets. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum total of 12 credit hours in SOAD-A 111 and SOAD-A 211. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 200 Drawing I Preliminary course for advancement in drawing, stressing basic visual awareness; seeing, representing, and technical command on a two-dimensional surface. Problems in handling placement, scale, space, volume, light, and formal articulation. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 200 or SOAD-S 200. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 210 Digital Art: Survey and Practice Beginning class on digital media's role in the world of art production and reception. Class emphasizes learning to use digital media to produce original, creative art work. Students use Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, Dreamweaver, and Autodesk Mudbox to create their own artworks. Topics include digital imaging, video art, interactive art, and 3D modeling. Credit given for only one of FINA-D 210 or SOAD-S 210. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 220 Fibers I An introduction to fiber and textile-related techniques and concepts. This survey course investigates a variety of materials and processes including resist dyeing, printing, and felting, emphasizing the expressive potential of each of these techniques through demonstrations, hands-on projects, lectures, and critiques. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 220 or SOAD-S 220. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 230 Painting I Preliminary course for advancement in painting; exploring technical and visual aspects of color media. Emphasis on media command and structural problems in painting. Media: oil and acrylics. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 230 or SOAD-S 230. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 240 Basic Printmaking Media An introduction to printmaking through a survey of basic print media: intaglio, lithography, relief and screen print. Emphasis on ways in which drawing, painting, digital and photography are utilized through printmaking processes is emphasized. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 240 or SOAD-S 240. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 250 Graphic Design I Drawing and perception in the history and practice of visual communication, including a basic introduction to the field and exercises with pencil, marker, computer, and other tools, to produce symbols, letter forms, and symbol-letter combinations. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 250 or SOAD-S 250. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 260 Ceramics I Knowledge and skill development in the use of basic ceramic tools, techniques, and processes sufficient to produce work from concept to finished object. Students practice three-dimensional design and develop solutions to practical and aesthetic problems. The place of ceramics within the history of art, design, and culture is also discussed. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 260 or SOAD-S 260. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 270 Sculpture I Foundation in basic technical and formal methods of traditional and contemporary sculpture. Use of tools and equipment for additive and subtractive techniques including wood construction, steel fabrication, clay modeling, plaster mold making and cold casting, and assemblage. Emphasis placed on technical execution, conceptualization, and creative problem solving. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 271 Introduction to Figurative Sculpture Figurative sculpture has been the traditional method of introducing students to form, space, and proportion in sculpture. Students work from the model with clay, creating sculpture from observation. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 271 or SOAD-S 271. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 280 Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design I Introductory course for exploring metalworking and jewelry design as a form of creative expression. Focuses on the basic techniques of sawing and piercing, sheet metal construction, surface embellishment, mechanical joining, wire forming, soldering, lost-wax casting, various metal patinas, and finishing techniques. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 280 or SOAD-S 280. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 290 Fundamentals of Photography Basic practice of digital camera operation, exposure calculation, exposing, image file management, image optimization and digital printing. Guidance toward establishment of a personal photographic aesthetic. A digital SLR camera is required. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 291 or SOAD-S 290. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 300 Drawing II P: FINA-S 200 or SOAD-S 200; and one of SOAD-A 101, SOAD-A 102, or consent of instructor. Intermediate course in drawing from the model and other sources. Emphasis on technical command of the media in conjunction with the development of a visual awareness. Continued problems in the articulation of space, scale, volume, value, and linear sensitivity. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in FINA-S 301 and SOAD-S 300. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 310 Interactive Multimedia P: FINA-D 210 or SOAD-S 210; or consent of instructor. Hands-on studio course exploring the intersection of art, technology, and human behavior by looking at the various bodies of knowledge that inform the interactive multimedia from storytelling, interaction design, installation, public intervention, and creative coding. This project-based course covers conceptually-oriented digital art practices spanning audio & video production, coding with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, animation in Adobe After Effects, and physical computing with Arduino. May be repeated for up to 6 credit hours in FINA-D 310 and SOAD-S 310. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 311 Video Art P: FINA-D 210 or SOAD-S 210; or consent of instructor. Exploration of the medium of video as an aesthetic expression. Time and sound are elements incorporated into visual composition's traditional concerns. Emphasis on technical command of video camera and digital editing procedures in conjunction with development of a visual sensitivity. Readings and a research project are required. Credit given for only one of FINA-D 317 or SOAD-S 311. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 313 3D Computer Graphics P: FINA-D 210 or SOAD-S 210; or consent of instructor. Hands-on studio course exploring the technical development of three-dimensional computer graphics for state-of-the-art display systems. Students will investigate user-interface design, create 3D graphical environments, and explore the parallel drives toward content creation and visual aesthetics. May be repeated once for a maximum of 6 credits in FINA-D 318 and SOAD-S 313. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 320 Fibers II P: One of FINA-S 220, SOAD-F 203, or SOAD-S 220; and one of SOAD-A 101 or SOAD-A 103, or consent of instructor. Expands students' technical, creative, and critical abilities when working with fibers and textile-related materials, processes, and concepts. Rotating semester topics include advanced dyeing, repeat-pattern design and screenprinting, weaving, soft sculpture, performance, wearables, and installation. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in FINA-S 321 and SOAD-S 320. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 330 Painting II P: FINA-S 230 or SOAD-S 230; and one of SOAD-A 101, SOAD-A 102, or consent of instructor. Intermediate course in painting from the model and other sources. Emphasis on technical command and understanding of the components of painting space, color, volume, value, and scale. Media: oil or acrylics. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in FINA-S 331 and SOAD-S 330. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 341 Printmaking II Intaglio P: FINA-S 240 or SOAD-S 240; SOAD-A 101 or SOAD-A 102; or consent of instructor. Advanced study with focus on intaglio. Emphasis on drawn, painterly and photographic Intaglio processes. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in FINA-S 341 and SOAD-S 341. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 343 Printmaking II Lithography P: SOAD-A 101 or SOAD-A 102; and FINA-S 240 or SOAD-S 240; or consent of instructor. Advanced study with focus on lithography. Emphasis on drawn and photographic lithography processes. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in FINA-S 343 and SOAD-S 343. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 344 Printmaking II Silkscreen P: SOAD-A 101 or SOAD-A 102; and FINA-S 240 or SOAD-S 240; or consent of instructor. Advanced study with focus on screen print. Emphasis on stencil, drawn and photographic screen processes. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in FINA-S 344 and SOAD-S 344. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 345 Printmaking II Relief Media P: FINA-S 240 or SOAD-S 240; and SOAD-A 101 or SOAD-A 102; or consent of instructor. Advanced study with focus on relief printing. Emphasis on woodcut, linocut, monotype, and collograph using traditional and computer generated techniques. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in SOAD-S 345. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 351 Typography I P: FINA-S 250 or SOAD-S 250; or consent of instructor. Studies in visual communication with an emphasis on typography, including measurement and structure, detail and refinement, hierarchy and legibility, tools, and application to various media in digital and print formats. An introduction to type history, aesthetics and analysis are also considered. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 351 or SOAD-S 351. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 352 Production for the Graphic Designer P: FINA-S 351 or SOAD-S 351; or consent of instructor. A thorough set of practical exercises that combine design projects with related information about presentation of ideas through finished designs. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in FINA-S 352 and SOAD-S 352. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 360 Ceramics II P: FINA-S 260 or SOAD-S 260; or consent of instructor. Intermediate level practice in ceramic forming and glazing techniques, surface decoration and kiln firing. Instruction through lecture, demonstration, and group critiques. May have varied topical content based on instructor and semester. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in FINA-S 361 and SOAD-S 360. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 370 Sculpture II P: FINA-F 103 or SOAD-S 103; and FINA-S 270 or SOAD-­S 270; or consent of instructor. Development of skills in both traditional and contemporary sculpture methodology. Rotating semester topics may include figurative sculpture, carving, casting, steel/wood construction, computer- aided machining and rapid prototyping, installation art, performance art and public art. Emphasis on the exploration of ideas through the sculptural form and knowledge of materials and historical traditions. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in FINA-S 371 and SOAD-S 370. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 380 Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design II P: One of SOAD-A 101, SOAD-A 102, or SOAD-A 103; and one of FINA-S 280 or SOAD-S 280; or consent of instructor. Extensive designing and model making for exploring forms and ideas in metal and mixed media, either as jewelry or hollowware objects such as flatware, tea strainers/infusers, boxes, or small-scale sculpture. Focuses on the techniques of angle raising, forging, stone setting, jewelry mechanisms, and hinge making. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in FINA-S 381 and SOAD-S 380. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 390 Intermediate Photography P: SOAD-A 101; and FINA-S 291 or SOAD-S 290; or consent of instructor. Practice of digital color or chemical photography: camera work, darkroom practices, appreciation of photographs, and experience in expressive use of the medium. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours of FINA-S 392 or SOAD-S 390. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 400 Drawing III P: FINA-S 301 or SOAD-S 300. Advanced drawing. Continuation of FINA-S 301 or SOAD-S 300. May be repeated for a total of 18 credit hours in FINA-S 401 and SOAD-S 400. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 401 Anatomy for the Artist P: FINA-S 200 or SOAD-S 200. Intensive lecture/studio course describing all of the bones and muscles of the body. The emphasis is on joint movement and proportion. The areas of the body are divided into 3D mass conception, bone and muscle description, and joint description. Students draw from the skeleton, plaster cadaver casts, and the human figure. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 403 or SOAD-S 401. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 402 BFA Drawing P: Admission into the B.F.A. program. Concentrated tutorial in the drawing craft. Craftsmanship, content, and personal style are stressed. May be repeated for a maximum of 36 credit hours in FINA-S 405 and SOAD-S 402. (1–9 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 403 Anatomy for the Artist P: FINA-S 200 or SOAD-S 200. Intensive lecture/studio course describing all of the bones and muscles of the body. The emphasis is on joint movement and proportion. The areas of the body are divided into 3D mass conception, bone and muscle description, and joint description. Students draw from the skeleton, plaster cadaver casts, and the human figure. Credit given for only one of FINA-S 403, SOAD-S 401, or SOAD-S 403. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 410 Advanced Multimedia P: FINA-D 310 or SOAD-S 310; or consent of instructor. Hands-on studio course exploring the intersection of art, technology, and human behavior by looking at the various bodies of knowledge that inform the interactive multimedia from storytelling, interaction design, installation, public intervention, and creative coding. Covers conceptually-oriented digital art practices spanning audio and video production, coding with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, animation in Adobe After Effects, and physical computing with Arduino. Dialogue of timely issues through readings, screenings, websites, and gallery visits. Emphasis on a more self-guided conceptual practice. May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credit hours in FINA-D 410 and SOAD-S 410. (1–3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 411 Digital Video P: FINA-D 317 or SOAD-S 311; or consent of instrutor. Advanced study of video's potential in contemporary fine art practice. Students will create a new visual vocabulary using the latest technology including high-definition video systems and interactive DVD authoring. Covers special effects and animation programs that allow artists to further explore the aesthetics of time-based media. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 credit hours in FINA-D 417 and SOAD-S 411. (1–3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 412 B.F.A. Digital Art P: Admission into the B.F.A. program. Directed, advanced study and production of a body of work leading to B.F.A. exhibition. Students meet independently with instructor and in group critiques to maintain a dialogue and provide technical advice. May be repeated for a maximum of 36 credit hours in FINA-D 412 and SOAD-S 412. (1–9 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 413 Computer Graphical Environments P: SOAD-S 313 or FINA-D 318; or consent of instructor. Students develop 3D graphic environments to visualize and conceptualize creative constructs for virtual environments, explore art and spatial simulation, including animation, interaction, lighting, and design. Dialogue of timely issues is encouraged based on readings, videos, CD-ROMs and visits to galleries, Web sites and alternative spaces. May be repeated for a maximum of 20 credit hours in SOAD-S 413 and FINA-D 418. (1–6 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 419 B.F.A. Digital Art Seminar P: Admission into the B.F.A. program. Weekly or biweekly seminar that includes critiques of student work, discussion of special topics, assigned readings, multimedia lectures, visiting artist lectures, and special research projects. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit hours in FINA-D 411 and SOAD-S 419. (1 credit hour.)
      • SOAD-S 420 Fibers III P: FINA-S 321 or SOAD-S 320. A continued exploration of fiber and textile-related materials, processes, and concepts with an emphasis on conceptual development, independent investigation and production. May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credit hours in FINA-S 421 and SOAD-S 420. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 422 BFA Fibers P: Admission into the B.F.A. program. Intensive study in fibers and textile-related materials, processes, and concepts through the production of a body of work reflecting the student's individual interests. Regular individual meetings and group critiques are planned to foster dialogue and provide additional support. May be repeated for a maximum of 36 credit hours in FINA-S 422 and SOAD-S 422. (1–9 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 430 Painting III P: FINA-S 331 or SOAD-S 330. Advanced course in painting. Continuation of FINA-S 331 or SOAD-S 330. May be repeated in consecutive or concurrent terms for a maximum of 18 credit hours in FINA-S 431 and SOAD-S 430. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 432 B.F.A. Painting P: Admission into the B.F.A. program. Concentrated studio projects within the framework of the B.F.A. painting program. May be repeated for a maximum of 36 credit hours in FINA-S 432 and SOAD-S 432. (1–9 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 439 BFA Painting Seminar P: Admission into the B.F.A. program. Advanced study in painting. Weekly review of student work with attention to content, craftsmanship, intent, and resources. Periodic discussions of art history with slide material to illustrate painting problems and concepts. Group participation stressed. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit hours in FINA-S 439 and SOAD-S 439. (1 credit hour.)
      • SOAD-S 441 Printmaking III Intaglio P: FINA-S 341 or SOAD-S 341. Advanced work in intaglio for qualified students. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credit hours in FINA-S 441 and SOAD-S 441. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 442 BFA Printmaking P: Admission into the B.F.A. program. Directed study in printmaking. May be repeated for a maximum of 36 credit hours in FINA-S 442 and SOAD-S 442. (1–9 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 443 Printmaking III Lithography P: FINA-S 343 or SOAD-S 343. Advanced work in lithography for qualified students. May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credit hours in FINA-S 443 and SOAD-S 443. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 444 Printmaking III Silk Screen P: FINA-S 344 or SOAD-S 344. Advanced work in silk screen for qualified students. May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credit hours in FINA-S 444 and SOAD-S 444. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 445 Relief Printmaking Media P: SOAD-S 345. Advanced work in relief media for qualified students. May be repeated for a total of 18 credit hours in FINA-S 445 and SOAD-S 445. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 449 BFA Printmaking Seminar P: Admission into the B.F.A. program. Different topics taught on a rotating basis by printmaking faculty. Required each semester. Special projects, critiques, and artists' lectures related to the field of printmaking. Historical, technical, and conceptual issues discussed. Group critiques held once a month as part of the seminar. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 12 credit hours in FINA-S 449 and SOAD-S 449. (2 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 450 Graphic Design Problem Solving P: FINA-S 352 or SOAD-S 352; or consent of instructor. Professional problem solving in graphic design. Using a variety of mediums to communicate messages, students apply processes from printing to multimedia as appropriate for directed projects. May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credit hours in FINA-S 451 and SOAD-S 450. (3–6 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 452 B.F.A. Graphic Design P: Admission into the B.F.A. program. Directed, advanced study in graphic design. May be repeated for a maximum of 36 credit hours in FINA-S 452 and SOAD-S 452. (1–12 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 459 Graphic Design Advanced Seminar: Topics in History, Theory, and Criticism P: FINA-S 352 or SOAD-S 352; or consent of instructor. Recommended for B.F.A. students in graphic design. Background on major graphic design movements, the design of the alphabet and type styles, the use of tools (printing press, wood cut, engraving, camera, airbrush, computer). Social and political forces such as industrial development and nationalism will be considered. Writings of theorists and historians will be reviewed. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit hours in FINA-S 459 and SOAD-S 459. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 460 Ceramics III P: FINA-S 361 or SOAD-S 360; or consent of instructor. Further practice in advanced ceramic techniques. Instruction through lectures, demonstrations, and critiques. Topics vary by instructor and semester. May be repeated in consecutive or concurrent terms with different topics for a maximum of 18 credit hours in FINA-S 461 and SOAD-S 460. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 462 B.F.A. Ceramics P: Admission to the B.F.A. program. Directed advanced study and production of a body of work leading to an exhibition. Students meet independently with instructor and in groups for critiques and lectures to maintain a dialogue with contemporary issues and to provide technical advice. May be repeated for a maximum of 36 credit hours in FINA-S 462 and SOAD-S 462. (1–9 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 464 Basic Glaze Composition Investigates the effect of high-oxide glaze materials and their mixtures in terms of fusibility, transparency temperatures on single and multiple opacity, surface, and other qualities. Includes weighing, applying, and firing of glaze test batches as well as blending systems, glaze calculations, and compositional charting. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 468 History of Ceramics No credit in Art History. Emphasis on the historical development of pottery in individual cultures, as well as how one culture's pottery has influenced another's. Credit given for only one of FINA-R 478 or SOAD-S 468. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 469 B.F.A. Ceramics Seminar P: Admission to the B.F.A. program. Discussions, critiques, and research projects in ceramic art. Required each semester for B.F.A. candidates in ceramics. May be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours in FINA-S 469 and SOAD-S 469. (1 credit hour.)
      • SOAD-S 470 Sculpture III P: FINA-S 371 or SOAD-S 370; or consent of instructor. Advanced work in sculpture for qualified students working in the chosen materials. The course focuses on the development of ideas as manifest in sculptural form. May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credit in FINA-S 471 and SOAD-S 470. (3 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 472 BFA Sculpture P: Admission to the B.F.A. program. Production of a body of work reflecting the student's specific interests. Students meet independently with professor and in group critiques to maintain a dialogue and provide technical advice. May be repeated for a maximum of 36 credit hours in FINA-S 472 and SOAD-S 472. (1–9 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 479 BFA Sculpture Seminar P: Admission to the B.F.A. program. Weekly critiques, assigned readings, discussions, slide lectures, and special research projects. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit hours in FINA-S 479 and SOAD-S 479. (1 credit hour.)
      • SOAD-S 480 Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design III P: SOAD-S 380 or FINA-S 381; or consent of instructor. A continued exploration of metalsmithing and jewelry design materials, processes, and concepts with an emphasis on independent investigation and production. Guidance toward developing a personal direction of creative expression, artistic aesthetic, and art philosophy. Rotating semester topics include; large-scale vessels from metal sheet fabrication, large-scale soldering, die forming, advanced jewelry mechanisms, chain making, chasing and repoussé, enameling, and working with alternative materials. May be taken in consecutive or concurrent terms for a maximum of 18 credit hours in FINA-S 481 and SOAD-S 480. (1–20 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 482 B.F.A. Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design P: Admission to the B.F.A. program. Mentor-directed, independent study in jewelry and metalsmithing leading to the development of a professional portfolio and a BFA thesis exhibition reflecting the individual's interests. May be repeated for a maximum of 36 credit hours in FINA-S 482 and SOAD-S 482. (1–9 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 489 BFA Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design Seminar P: Admission to the B.F.A. program. Guidance toward developing a personal direction of creative expression, artistic aesthetic, and art philosophy in metalsmithing and jewelry design. Seminar includes individual critiques, discussion of readings, professional practice, slide lectures, technical demonstrations, and special projects. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit hours in FINA-S 485 and SOAD-S 489. (1 credit hour.)
      • SOAD-S 490 Advanced Photography P: FINA-S 392 or SOAD-S 390; or consent of instructor. Emphasizes advanced conceptual and technical development in digital and traditional photographic media and the expansion of creative possibilities. Topics vary. May include such topics as alternative processes, advanced Photoshop, documentary and large format photography, photographic theory, installation art, and black and white darkroom practice. May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credit hours in FINA-S 493 and SOAD-S 490. (3–6 credit hours.)
      • SOAD-S 492 B.F.A. Photography P: Admission to the B.F.A. program. Directed advanced study and production of a body of work leading to an exhibition. Students meet independently with instructor and in groups for critiques and lectures to maintain a dialogue with contemporary issues and to provide technical advice. May be repeated for a maximum of 36 credit hours in FINA-S 492 and SOAD-S 492. (1–9 credit hours.)
    3. Art History Courses. Six (6) credit hours from the Art History Courses list.
      • ARTH-A 101 Ancient and Medieval Art A survey of major styles and monuments in art and architecture from prehistoric times to the end of the Middle Ages. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 101 or FINA-A 101. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 102 Renaissance through Modern Art A survey of major artists, styles, and movements in European and American art and architecture from the fifteenth century to the present. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 102 or FINA-A 102. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 150 African, New World, and Oceanic Art Arts of the non-Western world outside of Asia. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 150 or FINA-A 150. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 155 Introduction to African Art African art in its cultural setting. Major style areas: prehistoric Nok culture, kingdoms of Ife and Benin, Western Sudan, Guinea Coast, equatorial forests, Congo, eastern and southern Africa. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 155 or FINA-A 155. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 160 Introduction to East Asian Art A survey of major monuments, artists, and movements in Chinese and Japanese art. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 160 or FINA-A 160. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 200 Topics in Art History Various topics in the history of art will be offered depending upon instructors and their area of expertise. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ARTH-A 200 and FINA-A 200. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 201 Art and Culture of Southern Italy Provides a foundation for understanding the distinctive art, architectural, and cultural traditions of ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern southern Italy in the region of Campania using the concept of the city. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 203 Machine Age Modern: European Modernism, 1848-1939 Explores visual culture in Europe from the introduction of photography through the rise of cinema. Considers the dynamics of modernism in relation to processes of modernization, such as technological innovation, the advent of mass culture and spectacle, and socio-political change. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 203 or FINA-A 203. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 204 Buddha and Beyond: Keywords for the Study of East Asian Buddhist Art Through classroom discussion and direct study of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean artworks in the Eskenazi Museum, this course examines the history of East Asian Buddhist art from the fourth century to the present. Each week is devoted to a particular keyword, from "buddha" and "bodhisattva" to "pagoda" and "pure land." (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 205 Baroque Art in Europe: From Caravaggio to Rembrandt Survey of seventeenth-century European art. Focus will be on Italy, France, Spain, and the Netherlands. Artists to be discussed include Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi, Bernini, Poussin, El Greco, Velazquez, Rubens, Van Dyck, Vermeer, and Rembrandt. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 206 Classical Art and Archaeology Survey of the art and archaeology of classical lands from the Minoan-Mycenaean Age through classical Greece and Rome. Emphasis on the contributions of archaeology to our understanding of classical culture. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 206, FINA-A 206, or CLAS-C 206. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 207 Introduction to Contemporary Art and Its Discontents, 1960 to the Present Provides a chronological overview of contemporary art (from 1960) with a focus on the social and political engagements that have informed artistic developments in recent decades. Examines the qualities that have made particular genres and artistic practices significant to art history; how globalization, tourism, technology, current world conflicts, and social media have shaped artistic production, art criticism, and the art market today. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 210 Topics in Ancient Art Special topics in the history and study of ancient art. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ARTH-A 210 and FINA-A 210. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 214 Art and Life in Ancient Rome Thematic exploration of the art and architecture of ancient Rome with a focus on the relationship between art and society during the imperial period. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 214 or FINA-A 214. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 220 American Arts/American Identities, 1776-1945 Introductory survey of American fine arts and popular culture from 1776 to the end of World War II. Emphasis on changing conceptions of "Americanness." Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 220 or FINA-A 220. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 224 The Gothic Cathedral Studies the development of the Gothic cathedral, the most important cultural institution and innovating force in Europe in the development of architecture, visual arts, education and music. Examines trends in European architecture, sculpture and painting in the twelfth through fifteenth centuries, and the connections between the visual arts and politics, theology, music and religious practice. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 224, ARTH-A 324, or FINA-A 324. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 226 Envisioning the Sacred: Survey of Medieval Art Origins and development of the architecture, and especially the sculpture and painting, of the period from Constantine the Great (300 A.D.) to the fall of Constantinople in 1453 in the Byzantine East and the beginning of the Renaissance in the Latin West. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 226 or FINA-A 226. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 231 The Age of Giants: Art in the Time of Leonardo and Michelangelo Italian painting and sculpture in the time of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) and Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), whose accomplishments represent what S.J. Freedberg has called the "most extraordinary intersection of genius art history has known." Besides an overview of Italian High Renaissance art, major topics to be addressed include the rivalry between Leonardo and Michelangelo, Leonardo's notebooks, and the reception of both artists' works in later centuries. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 231 or FINA-A 231. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 233 Renaissance and Baroque Art in Italy 1250-1700 Survey of the major artists and monuments in Italy 1250-1700. Painting, sculpture, and architecture in Florence, Venice, and Rome will be given particular attention. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 233 or FINA-A 233. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 234 Renaissance Florence A survey of the interrelationships between Florentine artistic and literary culture between 1300 and 1530. Major emphasis on Boccaccio, Giotto, Masaccio, Donatello, Lorenzo de' Medici, Leonardo da Vinci, Guicciardini, Machiavelli, and Michelangelo. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 234, FINA-A 234, or FRIT-M 234. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 240 Rococo, Revolution, Romance Focuses on the painting, sculpture and architecture of the Rococo movement; its interdisciplinary reach into aspects of interior design, literature, music, and theater; and its important impact on the cultural climate of the eighteenth century. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 240 or FINA-A 240. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 243 History of Photography: An Introduction History of photography as a social and artistic practice from its invention in 1839 through present day digital imagery. Develops an understanding of the historical evolution of photography with particular attention to the array of social meanings ascribed to the medium. Studies a range of photographic practices, including fine arts photography, political and social documentary, collage and photomontage, photo books, fashion photography, and advertising. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 243 or FINA-A 243. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 245 Jewish Art A survey of Jewish art from the frescoes at Dura Europos to the paintings of Leon Golub. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 245 or FINA-A 245. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 255 Topics in African Art History Variable topics in African art and visual culture, including important issues and areas of the continent. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ARTH-A 255 and FINA-A 255. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 260 1968 and Its Material Legacies 1968 was a pivotal—some say revolutionary—year in art history. This interdisciplinary course considers how this year in particular came to represent the apotheosis of 1960's radicalism when viewed through the lens of its material legacies (painting, sculpture, graphic art, happenings, performance, and film). Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 260 or FINA-A 260. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 262 Introduction to Japanese Art and Culture A historical survey of Japanese art in the context of culture, society, and politics; the arts of traditional Buddhism; ink painting and other arts associated with the Zen sect; the created landscape, in painting and garden design; historical narratives and scenes of ordinary life; and decorative and useful things, e.g., ceramics, lacquer, textiles, and "golden screens." Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 262 or FINA-A 262. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 276 Eye of the Beholder: Art and Perception Introduction to the philosophy and psychology of perception as they are related to Western art theory and criticism from Plato to the present. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 276 or FINA-A 276. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 280 The Art of the Comic Strip Surveys the formal and social history of the comic strip in America from its beginning in the mid 1800s to the present. Examines how the format created narrative challenges and conventions unique to comic strips and distinct from comic books as it surveys magazine comic strip humor, the newspaper comic strip and comic supplement, the continuity adventure strip, and postwar minimalist newspaper strips, to current comic strips and webcomics. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 280 or FINA-A 280. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 281 Introduction to Islamic Art and Visual Culture Survey of the spectacular art, architecture and visual culture of the Islamic world, from its beginnings in the seventh century through to the recent past. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 281, FINA-A 281, or FINA-A 327. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 282 The Art of the Comic Book Surveys the formal and social history of the comic book in America from its beginning in the early 1930s to the present. Examines how the format created narrative challenges and conventions of its own. Studies its connections to the subject matter of superheroes, romance, counter culture, sexuality and autobiography. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 290 How Architecture Works: The University as Machine Taking IUB as a case study, this course examines architecture as an expression of educational ideals. People design buildings and shape the landscape in order to achieve specific ends; with that in mind, we will try to sort out how the physical fabric of this institution expresses certain cultural, political, and social ideals. Comparing the infrastructure of this campus with other examples, we will try to shed light on what your families hope you've been doing, what you think you've been doing, and what the state expects you to do in the future. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 290 or FINA-A 290. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 300 Topics in Art History May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ARTH-A 300 and FINA-A 300. (1–3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 303 The Art and Ideas of Eighteenth-Century Europe and America Introduction to the ideas that shaped the art of the eighteenth century, reflecting changing attitudes towards education, literacy, religion, leadership, social values, women and slavery, the scope of knowledge, as well as the human psyche. Focus is on key paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints of the period. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 310 Topics in Ancient Art Special topics in the history and study of ancient art. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ARTH-A 310 and FINA-A 310. (3–6 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 311 Art of the Classical Age of Greece Architecture, sculpture, and painting in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 311 or FINA-A 311. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 312 Art of the Roman Empire Survey of art and architecture of the Roman Empire from 31 B.C.E. to 337 C.E. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 312 or FINA-A 312. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 313 Greek Pottery and Painting Survey of Greek painted pottery and remains of painting from 1000 to 200 B.C. It illustrates the successive stages of development, drawing upon the rich collection of the IU Art Museum to illuminate the different phases. Emphasis is on period as well as individual styles and on the interpretation of subject matter as well as on technique. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 313 or FINA-A 313. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 314 History of Greek Sculpture The history of Greek sculpture from the early Iron Age (ca. 900 B.C.) to the late Hellenistic period. Focus on problems of change, context, and stylistic differentiation between parts of the Greek world. Original material from the IU Art Museum will also be studied. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 314 or FINA-A 314. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 315 The Body in Classical Art This course will explore the representation of the human body, both nude and draped, from Archaic Greece to the Late Roman period (ca. 600 B.C. to A.D. 400). (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 316 Ancient Art from Alexander the Great to Augustus Introduction to the art and architecture of the ancient Mediterranean world during the Hellenistic and Roman Republican periods. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 316 or FINA-A 316. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 321 Romans and Barbarians: Early Medieval Art Surveys the art and architecture of Western Europe from the fourth through the tenth centuries, a period of enormous change when new social and cultural systems developed. Examines visual forms such as painting, sculpture, and architecture in the context of such cultural institutions as warfare, kingship, and monasticism. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 321 or FINA-A 321. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 322 Romanesque and Gothic Art Survey of the art of the High Middle Ages from the eleventh through the fifteenth centuries, with an emphasis on architecture and sculpture in England, France, Germany, and Italy. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 322 or FINA-A 322. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 323 Illuminated Manuscripts in the Middle Ages: Form, Function, and Audience Starting with the invention of the codex in the first century, and continuing to the end of the Middle Ages, this course will investigate the tools, methods and inspiration behind the creation of medieval manuscripts. Lectures will survey the most important types of manuscripts and schools of manuscript illumination, as well as their audiences. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 323 or FINA-A 323. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 326 The Golden Age of Justinian: Art in the Sixth Century Mediterranean Art of the later Roman/early Byzantine world in the sixth century Mediterranean context. Comparison to Sasanian and western art traditions. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 326 or FINA-A 326. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 327 Survey of Islamic Art Architecture, sculpture, and painting of Islam from its origins in the Fertile Crescent to the nineteenth century. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 327, ARTH-A 281, FINA-A 327, or FINA-A 281. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 329 Topics in Medieval Art Special topics in the history and study of Medieval art. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ARTH-A 329 and FINA-A 329. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 330 Art of Renaissance and Baroque Special topics in the history and study of Renaissance and Baroque art. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ARTH-A 330 and FINA-A 330. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 331 Fourteenth- and Fifteenth-Century Art in Italy Survey of painting, sculpture, and architecture. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 331 or FINA-A 331. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 332 Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Art in Southern Europe Beginnings of baroque style and pictorial traditions, which spread from Italy to Spain and France. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 332 or FINA-A 332. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 333 From Van Eyck to Vermeer Survey of major artists and themes in Netherlandish painting from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 333 or FINA-A 333. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 335 Baroque Art in Italy, 1580-1700 Sculpture, painting, and architecture in Italy, 1580-1700. Development of baroque style from the late sixteenth century through the period of the High Baroque in Rome, Florence, and Venice in the mid- to late -seventeenth century. Lectures, readings, and discussions will be centered around questions of stylistic progression, and the influence of patrons, socioeconomic conditions, and religion on artistic practice. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 335 or FINA-A 335. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 336 The Graphic Novel Focuses on the medium of the graphic novel (the long-form comic) from its inception in 1960's America to the present. Primary focus is on the visual-narrative aspects of the medium, as well as in-depth analysis of graphic novels in the social and cultural context in which they were produced. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 336 or FINA-A 336. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 337 Age of Rubens and Rembrandt Baroque art in northern Europe of the sixteenth and seventeenth century, emphasizing the art and culture of the Netherlands. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 337 or FINA-A 337. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 340 Topics in Modern Art Special topics in the history and study of nineteenth- and twentieth-century European and American art. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ARTH-A 340 and FINA-A 340. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 341 Nineteenth-Century European Art Survey of major artists and styles in painting and sculpture from c. 1770 to 1900, emphasizing developments in France, England, and Germany. Topics include neoclassicism, romanticism, realism, impressionism, and post-impressionism. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 341 or FINA-A 341. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 342 Twentieth-Century Art Survey of major artists, styles, and movements in painting and sculpture from 1900 to the present in Europe and the United States. Topics include expressionism, cubism, futurism, dada, surrealism, and abstraction. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 342 or FINA-A 342. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 345 American Art to 1913 American architecture, sculpture, painting, photography, and graphics from the seventeenth century to the Armory Show of 1913. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 345 or FINA-A 345. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 347 Picasso A survey of the different phases of Picasso's career, the artistic milieu in which he worked, and the critical approaches that have been taken to his art. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 347 or FINA-A 347. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 348 American Architecture A survey of American architecture from the colonial period to the late twentieth century, including public, commercial, and domestic design, with emphasis on historical context and the role of architecture as signifier of social, cultural, and political ideologies. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 348 or FINA-A 348. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 349 Dada and Surrealism An examination of the Dada Surrealism project, in particular the critique of established forms of art making; also the historical background, intellectual sources, and social and political goals of the two movements. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 349 or FINA-A 349. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 350 Topics in African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian American Art Special topics in the history and study of African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian American art. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ARTH-A 350 and FINA-A 350. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 351 Art of the South Pacific Survey of the visual art traditions of Australia and the South Pacific Island groups of Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia. Focuses on style regions, individual island styles, and the cultural and historical contexts of objects. Emphasis is on traditional arts but contemporary forms are also discussed. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 351 or FINA-A 351. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 352 Art of Eastern and Southern Africa A one-semester survey of visual arts, traditions of eastern and southern Africa, examining architecture, personal arts of the body and household, religious arts, and contemporary painting and sculpture. Emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, but some earlier traditions, such as Ethiopian Christian art and Swahili architecture, are also discussed. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 352 or FINA-A 352. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 353 Art in America: 1945 to the Present Explores how a specifically American paradigm shaped art and criticism in an era that saw the post-war rise of New York City as the center of Western art giving way to contemporary globalization. Course is thematically organized, utilizing case studies and emphasizing primary sources in art and critical literature. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 353 or FINA-A 353. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 354 Contemporary Art: 1960 to the Present A survey of art since 1960 that delves into issues of art production, presentation, and criticism from this period, with topics ranging from globalization and new media, to identity and embodiment. Emphasis is placed on learning to analyze contemporary art and on finding and using primary sources. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 354 or FINA-A 354. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 355 Art, Craft, and Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa Examination of technology, history, and uses of traditional African art materials, such as metals, ceramics, wood, and fiber. Emphasis is on furniture, textiles, decorative arts, and utilitarian objects. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 355 or FINA-A 355. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 356 Art of Central Africa Analysis of visual art traditions of central Africa, focusing primarily on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but also including art from Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, and Angola. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 356 or FINA-A 356. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 358 Women Artists Exploration of contributions by women artists from the Middle Ages to the late twentieth century. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 358 or FINA-A 358. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 360 Topics in East Asian Art Topics vary; each is focused on a specific aspect or issue in East Asian art, studied in the context of social and intellectual history. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours in ARTH-A 360 and FINA-A 360. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 372 History of Portraiture Interpretive analysis of portraiture from ancient Egypt to the seventeenth century in western Europe. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 372 or FINA-A 372. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 375 Topics in Art Theory Special topics in the history and study of art theory. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ARTH-A 375 and FINA-A 375. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 390 Museum Studies I: Methods, History, Issues Introduction to basic workings of an art museum: the history of museums, collection management, cataloging of objects. The course works closely with the IU Art Museum and its staff and, where applicable, with staff from other museums nearby. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 390 or FINA-A 390. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 391 Museum Studies II: Museum Exhibitions Exhibitions in art museums: conception and development, budget, funding, catalogue writing and production, education and publicity. Students work with a chosen group of museum objects, normally at least partly from the IU Art Museum; the group of objects varies by course topic. Students will receive practical experience by involvement in all aspects of exhibition preparation. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 391 or FINA-A 391. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 393 Museums: The Display of Culture Examines what is chosen for displays of other cultures in museums, how those materials are presented, and how displays representative of world cultures may be overtly politicized. Investigates some of the most potent presentations in the history of museums and exhibitions and engages with questions of colonialism, cultural capital, nation-building and self-identity. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 396 Foreign Study in History of Art Intended only for students participating in IU Overseas Study Program; all art history majors are required to obtain prior approval from the undergraduate art history advisor. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours in ARTH-A 396 and FINA-A 396. (1–9 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 400 Senior Seminar P: Art History major or consent of instructor. Intensive examination of selected topics in art history. Open only to art history majors or with consent of instructor. Required for art history honors students. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 7 credit hours in ARTH-A 400 and FINA-A 400. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 404 Imaging Race: Photography and the Archive Survey of major developments in commercial and artistic photographic practice from the 19th century to the present, with emphasis on the role that this technology and its interpretation have played in shaping racial imaginaries and art history, primarily in the U.S. This course considers how institutionalized concepts of blackness and whiteness are manifest in image production and circulation, and how the social formation of race affects who and what is and is not visible in the photographic record. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 410 Topics in Ancient Art Special topics in the history and study of ancient and Classical art. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in ARTH-A 410 or FINA-A 410. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 411 Art and Archaeology of Anatolia Survey of the art and archaeology of early Turkey from prehistoric times to about 1000 B.C. Emphasis on origins and development of distinctive Anatolian cultures such as that of the Hittites. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 411 or FINA-A 411. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 412 The Art and Archaeology of the Aegean Introduction to the preclassical art and archaeology of the Aegean Basin: Greece, Crete, and the Aegean islands during the Stone and Bronze Ages (to about 1000 B.C.). Topics covered include Troy, Minoan Crete, and Mycenaean Greece. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 412 or FINA-A 412. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 413 The Art and Archaeology of Greece Art and archaeology of Greece from about 1000 B.C. through the Hellenistic period. Special attention given to the development of Greek architecture, sculpture, and vase painting. Continuation of ARTH-A 412 (CLAS-C 412), but ARTH-A 412 (CLAS-C 412) is not a prerequisite. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 413, FINA-A 413, or CLAS-C 413. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 414 The Art and Archaeology of Rome Development of Roman architecture, sculpture, and painting from the beginning through the fourth century A.D. Consideration given to the major archaeological sites. Continuation of ARTH-A 413 (CLAS-C 413), but ARTH-A 413 (CLAS-C 413) is not a prerequisite. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 414, FINA-A 414, or CLAS-C 414. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 415 Roman Painting Critical survey of Roman painting from second century B.C. through early fourth century A.D. Emphasis is on paintings from Rome and the region of Pompeii in the period from 100 B.C. to A.D. 79. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 415 or FINA-A 415. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 416 Greek Architecture The development of Greek architecture from the ninth to the first century B.C. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 416 or FINA-A 416. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 417 Roman Sculpture Analytical survey of Roman sculpture from the Republic through the reign of Septimus (circa third century B.C.E. to early third century C.E.). Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 417 or FINA-A 417. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 418 Roman Architecture The formation and development of Roman architecture from the second century B.C. to the middle of the fourth century A.D. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 418 or FINA-A 418. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 421 Pagans and Christians: Christian Art in the Roman Empire Christian art as it developed in its first centuries within the Roman Empire (200-600). Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 421 or FINA-A 421. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 423 Romanesque Art Intensive analysis of the art of the eleventh and twelfth centuries. Emphasis on architecture and sculpture of England, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 423 or FINA-A 423. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 425 Heaven on Earth: Art and the Church in Byzantium Art and architecture of the Byzantine Empire (A.D. 600-1453). Consideration of materials from the core territories of the Byzantine world (Constantinople, Asia Minor, Greece), the Byzantine commonwealth of Orthodox lands (Kievan Rus, Serbia) and Western Europe (Sicily, Venice, Crusader states). Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 425 or FINA-A 425. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 426 The Medieval City This course will examine the cities of Western Europe and the Islamic and Byzantine worlds from the perspective of the institutions of the city and the art and architecture they generated, including houses, fortifications, churches, town halls, guild halls, and markets. Medieval representations of the city also will be explored. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 426 or FINA-A 426. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 428 Comics and the Art World Studies the interaction and cross-fertilization between cartoons and comics and the "high art" world of galleries and museums from 1900 to the present, with a focus on the United States. These connections are studied formally as well as critically, historiographically, and sociologically. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 428 or FINA-A 428. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 432 Italian Art of the Sixteenth Century Investigates art in Italy during one of its most important centuries. Focuses on the artists of central Italy including such luminaries as Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo. Examines the puzzling phenomenon of mannerism (Pontormo, Rosso, Bronzino, Parmigianino) and the warm, painterly naturalism of Venice (Giorgione, Titian). Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 432 or FINA-A 432. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 434 Visual Culture of the Interwar Years Examines the creative practice of artists primarily in Germany, Russia and France from 1918 to 1939 with significant attention to texts that theorized social and artistic change during the interwar years. Includes the legacy of Expressionism, Dada as cultural critique, the so-called realism of the Neue Sachlichkeit, photography and cinema as new media. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 434 or FINA-A 434. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 436 Italian Art of the Fifteenth Century Major artists and stylistic trends of fifteenth-century Italy. Special attention to Tuscan painting and sculpture and to the works of Masaccio, Ghiberti, and Donatello. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 436 or FINA-A 436. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 437 Playing with Pictures in the Fifteenth-Century Netherlands Major artists and topics from the fifteenth-century Netherlands. Special attention to Bosch, van Eyck, and their contemporaries. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 437 or FINA-A 437. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 440 Nineteenth-Century Painting I A thematic look at neoclassical and romantic art throughout Europe. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 440 or FINA-A 440. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 441 Nineteenth-Century Painting II Major European painters and artistic movements, particularly in France, with some coverage of the United States. Focus on cultural and intellectual milieu of each artist. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 441 or FINA-A 441. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 442 Twentieth-Century Art, 1900-1945 Art, architecture and design of the first half of the twentieth century: cubism, futurism, German expressionism, Dada, constructivism, the Bauhaus, with emphasis on the central concepts of modernism and the avant-garde. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 442 or FINA-A 442. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 443 History of Twentieth-Century Photography Surveys twentieth-century photography as a medium of art and communication. Considers portraiture, landscape, still life, the nude, conceptual photography, the social documentary tradition, the magazine picture story, fashion, advertising, and war photography. Examines the impact of postmodern theories on photographic practice and the understanding of photography. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 443 or FINA-A 443. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 445 American Art to 1865 History of art in the United States from the colonial period through the Civil War. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 445 or FINA-A 445. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 446 American Art, 1865-1945 History of art in the United States from the end of the Civil War to the turn of the twentieth century. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 446 or FINA-A 446. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 447 Modernism and Anti-Modernism in American Art, 1900-1945 A survey of American painting, sculpture, photography, design, and commercial art in the early Modern period. Topics include the urban realism of the "Ash Can School"; the early avant-garde; New York Dada; the cult of the machine; regionalist painting and the American heartland; the expressionist landscape; and surrealism American style. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 447 or FINA-A 447. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 449 Twentieth-Century Art, 1925-Present Painting, sculpture, and architecture 1925-1970. Main emphasis will be on American developments, including necessary historic background from the Armory Show to migration of surrealism, abstract expressionism, op, pop, minimal, and kinetic art. A world view of architecture will cover such topics as international style and new brutalism. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 449 or FINA-A 449. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 450 History of Photography Surveys the history of photography from its beginning to the mid-twentieth century, with a focus on theoretical issues as well as the cultural and social contexts of photography and its practices. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 450 or FINA-A 450. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 452 Art of Pre-Columbian America Survey of precontact arts of the Americas south of the Rio Grande. Emphasis on sculptural, architectural, and ceramic arts of ancient Mexico and Peru. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 452 or FINA-A 452. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 453 Art of Sub-Saharan Africa I: Arts of Africa's Western Sudan Analysis of visual art traditions of West Africa, focusing primarily on the peoples of the Western Sudan and including the area from northern Nigeria to Senegal. Emphasis on the concepts and themes that give the art its beauty, power, and social relevance for the peoples who use it. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 453 or FINA-A 453. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 454 Art of Sub-Saharan Africa II: Arts of the West African Coast Analysis of visual art traditions of West Africa, focusing primarily on the peoples of the Atlantic coast from Nigeria to the Republic of Guinea. Emphasis on the concepts and themes that give the art its beauty, power, and social relevance for the peoples who use it. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 454 or FINA-A 454. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 455 Modern Architecture and Design Considers architectural practice and theory of the late-eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries in light of contemporary disciplinary themes including globalization, new technologies, concepts of space, and sustainability. Highlights the social, political, intellectual, and technological forces that have influenced and continue to motivate modern design. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 455 or FINA-A 455. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 458 Topics in the Ethnographic Arts Specific themes of particular interest in the ethnographic arts. Topics will be based on art categories (such as textiles and music) or geographic areas (such as new developments in the study of central Bantu initiation arts). May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 7 credit hours in ARTH-A 458 and FINA-A 458. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 459 The Painted Image in the Islamic World Investigates the rich and vibrant tradition of painted imagery in the Islamic world. Uses materials that date from the Umayyad period (seventh-eighth centuries) to the early modern period to examine representational practice in the Middle East, representation of the human form in the Islamic world, illustration of narrative tales and scientific texts, and the circulation of topographical imagery through pilgrimage. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 459 or FINA-A 459. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 464 Art and Archaeology of Early China The arts of China from Neolithic times through the T'ang Dynasty (618–906 A.D.): prehistoric ceramics, ritual bronzes, jades, animal sculpture, Buddhist art, and early pictorial art. Particular attention will be paid to major archaeological discoveries, and the material will be discussed in the context of the development of Chinese culture and civilization. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 464 or FINA-A 464. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 465 Later Chinese Art Chinese art from the 10th to the 18th century. The main emphasis will be on painting; calligraphy, ceramics, and other arts will also be covered. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 465 or FINA-A 465. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 466 Early Chinese Painting Chinese painting and pictorial art from the Bronze Age to the end of the Sung dynasty (A.D. 1279): tomb paintings and reliefs, Buddhist cave paintings, courtly art and imperial patronage, and landscapes. Materials and techniques, art theory, and the relationship between painting and calligraphy will also be considered. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 466 or FINA-A 466. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 467 Later Chinese Painting Chinese painting from the Yuan dynasty (A.D.1279-1368) to the twentieth century: the emergence, development, and interaction of diverse painting schools; amateurs and professionals, regional styles, political and social contexts, the role of patronage and collecting, and art theory and criticism. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 467 or FINA-A 467. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 469 Installation Art Examination of the historical roots and development of installation art. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 469 or FINA-A 469. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 476 Print and the Origins of the Modern Medium Examines the cultural and political impacts of print in Europe and the Americas from 1375-2000. Discussion of various types of printmaking and how they reshaped social interaction, reconfigured text and image relationships, transformed the values assigned to visual expression, and created the concept of a "medium." Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 476 or FINA-A 476. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 480 Russian Art Russian art from the twelfth century to the present. Emphasis on the period 1850 to the present: realism, the Slavic revival, symbolism, constructivism, and socialist realism. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 480 or FINA-A 480. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 481 The Worlds of Art History: Academic, Museum, Commercial P: Art history juniors and seniors. An introduction for art history majors to the three main realms of the professional art historian: academia (colleges and universities), museums, and commerce (galleries, auction houses, appraisal, and corporate work). Exploration of the various ways in which art historical skills and knowledge prepare one for interesting and rewarding careers. Field trips required. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 481 or FINA-A 481. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 482 Sixteenth-Century Visual Culture in Northern Europe Major themes and images from the Renaissance in England, France, Germany, and the Low Countries. Discussion of such notable painters and sculptors as Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Albrecht Durer, Jan Gossaert, Quentin Massys, Antonis Mor, and Veit Stoss. Issues include landscape and vicarious travel, assertions of artistic and intellectual self-sufficiency, forms of visual play, and the relationship between print and interpretive conflict. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 482 or FINA-A 482. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 483 Visual and Material Cultures of Play Surveys the play element of culture, with particular attention to American, Dutch, English, French, German, and Italian societies from the twelfth century to the present. Covers historical background, conceptual framework, and critical vocabulary necessary for understanding the ludic aspects of cultural production. Grapples with questions about the relationship between perception and thought, about the changing social and political functions of idleness, and about the value of intellectual labor. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 483 or FINA-A 483. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 484 Experience/Experiment: Modern and Contemporary Intersections of Art and Science Examines how and in what circumstances the scientific study of human experience has influenced artistic practice (and vice versa) from the twentieth century through to the present day. Explores how intersections between these "two cultures" have led to creative and critical breakthroughs in both fields of study. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 484 or FINA-A 484. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 489 Topics in Islamic Art Special topics in the history and study of Islamic art. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 8 credit hours in ARTH-A 489 and FINA-A 489. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 490 Topics in Art History Topic varies with the instructor and year and will be listed in the online Schedule of Classes. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of 9 credit hours in ARTH-A 490 and FINA-A 490. (3 credit hours.)
      • ARTH-A 499 Senior Honors Thesis P: Approval of departmental honors committee. Credit given for only one of ARTH-A 499 or FINA-A 499. (3 credit hours.)

Notes

  • * Courses used to fulfill addenda requirements require a grade of C- or higher and do not count toward the Major GPA or Major Hours.