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Spring 2013 Semester
Apr 16, 2014
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ARTH 1110 - Global Art + Design History: Ancient to Medieval
Investigates the history of painting, sculpture, design, and related arts through a study of masterpieces from prehistoric times to the end of the Middle Ages. Offers students an opportunity to become familiar with specific works, styles, and terminology of art and design and to develop an ability to communicate about the visual arts.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Arts Lvl 1, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design, Ryder Hall Access

ARTH 1111 - Global Art + Design History: Renaissance to Modern
Explores the evolving history of painting, sculpture, design, and related arts through a study of masterpieces from the Renaissance to the present. Offers students an opportunity to become familiar with specific works, styles, and terminology of art and design and to develop an ability to communicate about the visual arts.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Arts Lvl 1, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design, Ryder Hall Access

ARTH 1990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTH 2210 - Modern Art + Design History
Surveys modernist movements from early to mid-twentieth century. Emphasizes the reciprocal evolution of art and design within cultural and social context. Prereq. ENGL 1111 or ENGL 1102.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Writing Intsv in Majr, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design, Ryder Hall Access

ARTH 2211 - Contemporary Art + Design History
Offers a study of contemporary culture in an art and design survey from mid-twentieth century to present. Presents a thematic approach to late-modern and postmodernist movements, focusing on interrelationships among media. Prereq. ENGL 1111 or ENGL 1102.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Writing Intsv in Majr, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design, Ryder Hall Access

ARTH 2212 - Survey of the Still and Moving Image
Examines the history of still and moving images in relationship to other artistic, documentary, and journalistic practices.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTH 2213 - Nineteenth-Century Art
Explores art from 1780 to 1900. Considers developments such as neoclassicism, romanticism, realism, impressionism, and symbolism in terms of major changes in society: industrialization, Parisian urbanism, photography, Japonisme, the status of women, and the institutions of art. Emphasizes French painting, but developments in Europe and the Americas are considered. Includes museum visits.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
CAS Core Hist,Ethcl,Asth Prspv, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design, Ryder Hall Access

ARTH 2214 - American Art
Surveys the history of American painting and sculpture. Explores the social and cultural forces as well as the aesthetic and intellectual concerns that shape the evolution of art in the United States. Includes visits to museums and galleries.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
CAS Core Hist,Ethcl,Asth Prspv, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTH 2217 - American Animation Film
Considers the history and influence of American animation as a once- and still-thriving form. Covers topics including the link between modernism and graphic-based animation, the paradigm shift from Disney to Warner Brothers and MGM during the “golden age” (1928–1958), the rise of underground comix and alternative animation of the 1960s–1970s, the status of animation in relation to live-action film (from avant-garde practices to slapstick comedy), the relationships between American and international animation, and the current revolution in CGI and television animation.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTH 2220 - Recitation for ARTH 2210
Convenes at galleries and museums to experience, study, and discuss works of art. Prereq. Art + Design majors and students in related combined programs only.
0.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Recitation/Discussion

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTH 2990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTH 3990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTH 4500 - Arts of the African Diaspora
Traces the historical development of the art forms and production practices of the African Diaspora, from traditional to contemporary styles in Africa, the Americas, and elsewhere in the African Diaspora. Emphasizes the study of art objects, the historical and social context in which aesthetic issues are shaped, and the impact of religion and external forces on creativity. Uses lectures, critiques, discussions, fieldwork, and hands-on interaction with art objects. Prereq. Junior or senior standing.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
CAS Core Analysis, NU Core Comp Stdy of Cultures, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTH 4901 - Special Topics in Art + Design
Offers a studio or seminar elective in which a visiting artist or designer determines course content. Prereq. ARTH 1111 and ARTH 2211.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

ARTH 4990 - Elective
Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. Prereq. Permission of instructor.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Off-campus instruction

Art and Design Department

Course Attributes:
Do not publish in schedule, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design


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