Courses

 

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2001 Western Art I: Ancient and Medieval Worlds

U 3 credit units
Examination of the history of Western Art from the third millennium BCE to the fifteenth century CE. 
Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 201 or 210. This course is available for EM credit. GE VPA and historical study and diversity global studies course.

2001H Western Art I: Ancient and Medieval Worlds

U 3 credit units
Examination of the history of Western Art from the third millennium BCE to the fifteenth century CE.
 Prereq: Honors standing, or by permission of dept or instructor. Not open to students with credit for 201, 201H, 210, or 210H. This course is available for EM credit. GE VPA and historical study and diversity global studies course. VSP Admis Cond course.


2002 Western Art II: The Renaissance to the Present

U 3 credit units
Examination of the history of art in Europe and the United States, from 1400 to the present. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 202 or 212. This course is available for EM credit. GE VPA and historical study and diversity global studies course.

2002H Western Art II: The Renaissance to the Present

U 3 credit units
Examination of the history of art in Europe and the United States, from 1400 to the present. Prereq: Honors standing, or by permission of dept or instructor. Not open to students with credit for 202 or 212H. GE


2003 Asian Art

U 3 credit units
Art of Asian cultures from ancient through contemporary times.
Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 213. GE VPA and diversity global studies course.


2005 History of Latin American Art: Prehispanic and Early Modern

U 3 credit units
Examines the art of Latin America from about 1500 BC to 1821, surveying both prehispanic civilizations as well as the era of Spanish and Portuguese rule from first encounters in 1492 to the wars of independence in the early ninteenth century. A wide range of objects and images will be discussed, from painting, sculpture, and architecture to ceramics, featherwork, and textiles. GE VPA and historical study course.


2101 Introduction to African Art and Archaeology

U 3 credit units
The Art and Archaeology of Africa with emphasis on the historic cultures of Rock Art (8,000 B.C.), Egypt (3,000 B.C.), Nok (900 B.C.), Igbo-Ukwu (695 A.D.), Ife (1200 A.D.), and Benin (1400-1900 A.D.). Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 216. GE VPA and diversity global studies course. VSP Admis Cond course.


2194 Group Studies

U 1-3 credit units
The investigation of particular problems in various fields of the history of art.
Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 3 completions.


2301 Classical Archeaology

U 3 credit units
Introduction to the principles, methods, and history of archaeological investigation in the ancient Greek and Roman world, illustrated through a selection of major classical sites. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 240, 306, Clas 2301 (Classics 240), or History 2210 (240 or 306). GE cultures and ideas and historical study and diversity global studies course. Cross-listed in Clas 2301 and History 2210.


2901 Introduction to World Cinema

U 3 credit units
Chronological survey of the most influential and recognized film artists and film movements of the world. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 260. GE VPA and diversity global studies course.


3002 The History of Western Architecture

U 3 credit units 
Major buildings of Western Civilization from antiquity to the present in their historical and cultural contexts. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 250, or 300, or more than one course from 2001- 2002 (201-202) or from 210-212 sequences, or Arch 1220 (201), or any course from Arch 5110-5120 (600-602) sequence. GE VPA and diversity global studies course.


3005 Christian Art

U 3 credit units GE VPA course.
An introduction to the wide range of forms and functions of Christian images and spaces from their origin until 1700.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 301.


3102 Arts and Cultures of Africa and the Diaspora

U 3 credit units
An overview of African and African diaspora cultures from a historical perspective. Cultural media will include art, literature, film, dance and photography.
Prereq: Not open to students with credit for AfAmASt 3376 (376). GE VPA and diversity global studies course. Cross-listed in AfAmASt 3376.


3211 Art and Civilization in the Near East

U 3 credit units GE VPA course.
An examination of the development of the visual arts and architecture of the Near East from the Neolithic Revolution to the Islamic period.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 305.


3301 Classical Archaeology

U 3 credit units GEC Arts and Humanities cultures and ideas and social diversity - international issues (Western) course.
Introduction to the principles, methods, and history of archaeological investigation in the ancient Greek and Roman world, illustrated through a selection of major classical sites.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 306, CLAS 2301 (240), or HIST 240. Cross listed in CLAS 240 and HIST 306.


3521 Renaissance Art in Italy

U 3 credit units GE VPA and diversity global studies course.
Art and society in Renaissance Italy.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 315, 515, 4521 (529), or 4630 (530).


3601 19th- and 20th-Century European Art

U 3 credit units GE VPA and diversity global studies course.
European art from about 1800 to the present, with emphasis on the outstanding masters of painting and sculpture.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 520.


3603 Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art and Culture

U 3 credit units GE VPA and diversity global studies course.
Provides students with an overview of the major trends and movements of Latin American art and culture from the late 19th to the 21st centuries.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 520.


3605 History of Photography

U 3 credit units GE VPA course.
A thematic overview and critical introduction to the main debates and achievements in the history of photography.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 345.


3611 Impressionism, Then and Now

U 3 credit units GE VPA course.
An examination of the emergence and evolution of French impressionism and its impact on subsequent artistic production from the early 20th century to the present.


3631 Survey of African American Art

U 3 credit units
Covers selected styles, subject matter, and movements in African American art from the late eighteenth century to the present.
Prereq: Soph standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 335. GE VPA and diversity soc div in the US course.


3901 World Cinema Today

U 3 credit units GE VPA course.
An introduction to the art of international cinema today, including its forms and varied content.

Prereq: Sophmore standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 350.


4001 Writing Seminar in the History of Art

U 3 credit units
Training in writing a variety of assignments commonly undertaken by art historians.

Prereq: History of Art major. Not open to students with credit for 415.


4005 An Introduction to Artistic Media and Techniques

U 3 credit units
A survey of the major historical and contemporary artistic media and techniques.

Prereq: History of Art major, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 450.


4010 An Introduction to the Methods and Theories of Art History

U 3 credit units
An introduction to the fundamental methods of theories of art historical investigation.

Prereq: History of Art major, or permission of instructor.


4015 Wexner Center Seminar

U 1-3 credit units
Seminar offered in conjunction with Wexner Center exhibitions, performance series, media series, or symposia; may be taught by visiting artists, performers, or critics.

Prereq: Repeatable to a maximum of 9 credit hours or 3 completions. Cross listed with CompStd 550.


4016 Senior Research Seminar in History of Art

U 3 credit units
A research seminar required of all History of Art majors designed to develop and perfect their research and writing skills.
Prereq: 4001 or 4010; or permission of instructor.


4020 Special Topics in Architecture

U 3 credit units
This is a lecture course, the contents of which will change with each offering.

Prereq: 2001 or 2002, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credit hours.


4030 Museum Studies Seminar

U 3 credit units
This seminar will provide a hands-on exploration of museum exhibitions and how they shape knowledge in the field.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 430.


4050 Art of Paris

U 3 credit units
Study of the painting, sculpture, buildings, and public and private spaces created in and for the people of Paris.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 550.


4121 Contemporary African Art: 1920 to Present

U 3 credit units GE VPA and diversity global studies course.
Survey of the development of 20th-century African art.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 505.


4191 Internship in Art History

U 1-3 credit units
A cooperative education or internship assignment conducted under the supervision of a faculty member.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credit hours or 2 completions. This course is graded S/U.


4193 Individual Studies

U 1-3 credit units
Individual study in some field of historical development; designed to allow the student to work on a problem of particular interest.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 credit hours or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.


4211 Art and Architecture of the Ancient Near East

U 3 credit units
A specialized study of the art and archaeology of the ancient Near East focusing on the cultures of the Mesopotamian valley and surrounding areas.

Prereq: 2001, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 561 or 661.


4212 Egyptian Art and Archaeology

U 3 credit units
A specialized study of the architecture, sculpture, painting, and minor arts of ancient Egypt.

Prereq: 2001, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 521 or 621.


4401 Architecture of the Middle Ages

U 3 credit units
Cities, monasteries, churches and secular architecture of the Early Christian, Carolingian, Romanesque and Gothic periods in Western Europe within their historical context.

Prereq: 2001 or Arch601, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 503 or 603.


4411 Early Christian and Byzantine Art

U 3 credit units
Art and architecture of the early Christian and Byzantine world from the 3rd through the 15th centuries with special emphasis on the Mediterranean region.

Prereq: 2001, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 524 or 624.


4421 Medieval Art

U 3 credit units GE VPA and diversity global studies course.
Art and architecture of Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean from the 5th to the 15th centuries; focuses on visual culture of monasteries, cathedrals, and castles.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 525, 603, 625, or 651.


4510 Northern Renaissance Art

U 3 credit units
Art of Northern Europe from the late 14th to the mid-16th century, with emphasis on the major masters.

Prereq: 2001 or 2002, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 527 or 627.


4521 Early Renaissance Art in Italy

U 3 credit units
An introduction to the art and architecture of 15th century Italy.

Prereq: 2002, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 529 or 629.


4522 High Renaissance and Mannerist Art in Italy

U 3 credit units
An introduction to the art and architecture of 16th century Italy.

Prereq: 2002, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 531, 630.01, or 630.02.


4531 17th Century Art of the Netherlands

U 3 credit units
17th-century Dutch and Belgium art: focuses on major artists and various functions of art (propagating religious beliefs, shaping values, defining identities, etc).

Prereq: 2001 or  2002, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 533.


4541 17th Century Art of Italy and Spain

U 5 credit units
17th-century Italian and Spanish art and architecture: focuses on major artists and various functions of art and architecture.

Prereq: 2001 or 2002, pr permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 532 or 631.


4550 18th Century European Art

U 3 credit units
Artistic trends in 18th-century Venice, Rome, Paris and London.

Prereq: 2002 or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 534 or 634.


4605 Aspects of Modernity

U 3 credit units GE VPA course
Explores questions of the distinctively "modern" in relation to particular works of art and to various explicit reflections on broader cultural notions of modernity. The content will change with each offering.

Prereq: English 1110 and sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 340.


4610 19th Century European Art

U 3 credit units
A survey of the major developments in European art from the French Revolution until the end of the nineteenth century.

Prereq: 2002 or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 535.


4611 19th Century European Architecture

U 3 credit units
An investigation of architecture from the late 18th century to the end of the 19th century, focusing on issues of Modernism.

Prereq: 2002 or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 558 or 607.


4620 20th Century European Art

U 3 credit units
Historical/conceptual survey of European art of the twentieth century.

Prereq: 2002 or 4605, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 540.


4621 20th Century European Architecture

U 3 credit units
A historical and conceptual survey of architecture from the late 19th century to the beginning of the 21st.

Prereq: 2002 or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 559.


4625H Abstract Art

U 3 credit units
A study of the underlying principles of abstraction in modern European art.

Prereq: Honors standing AND 2001 or 2002, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 512H.


4630 American Art

U 3 credit units GE VPA course.
A study of architecture, painting, and sculpture in America.

Prereq: Sophmore standing AND 2002 and English 1110. Not open to students with credit for 330 or 530.


4640 Contemporary Art since 1945

U 3 credit units
Visual arts of Europe and the United States from 1945 to the present.

Prereq: 2002 or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 541 or 640.


4701 An Introduction to Buddhist Art and Iconography

U 3 credit units GE cultures and ideas course.
Examines how Buddhist art conveys the ideal of human perfection as the ultimate attainment of Buddhist practice.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 570.


4810 The Arts of China

U 3 credit units GE VPA and diversity global studies course.
An overview of the visual arts of China and their cultural context from prehistoric times to the modern era.

Prereq: Sophmore standing or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 576.


4815 Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art

U 3 credit units
A survey of Chinese painting from the Ming dynasty to the present, with emphasis on style, subject matter, and cultural context.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 679.


4820 Arts of Japan

U 3 credit units GE VPA and diversity global studies course.
Major trends in the visual arts of Japan, from prehistory through the 19th century.

Prereq: English 1110 or equivalent. Not open to students with credit for 582.


4901 Classic Film Theories

U 3 credit units
Study of historically important theories of film art.

Prereq: Sophmore standing or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 546 or 646.


4998 Undergraduate Scholarship: Research and Creative Activity in History of Art

U 1-3 credit units
Undergraduate research or creative activities in various topics.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 credit hours or 9 completions. This course is graded S/U.


4998H Undergraduate Research (Honors)

U 1-3 credit units
Undergraduate research or creative activities in various topics.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 credit hours or 9 completions. This course is graded S/U.


4999 Thesis Research

U 1-3 credit units
Undergraduate research or creative activities in various topics.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 credit hours or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.


4999H Thesis Research (Honors)

U 1-3 credit units
Undergraduate research or creative activities in various topics for an Honors thesis project.

Prereq: Honors standing and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 credit hours or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.


5001 Topics: Western Art

U G 3 credit units
Topics to be announced. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 credit hours


5002 Topics: Asian and Non-Western Art

U G 3 credit units
Topics to be announced. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 credit hours


5111 African Art and Archaeology I

U G 3 credit units
A study of the art and culture of west Africa with emphasis on stylistic, historic, and archaeological implications. Prereq: 2101 or grad standing or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 610.


5112 African Art and Archaeology II

U G 3 credit units
The study of the art and culture of central and southern Africa with emphasis on stylistic, historic, and archaeological implications. Prereq: 2101 or grad standing or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 611. 


5112 Contemporary African Art I

U G 3 credit units
A survey of contemporary art in Central and West Africa. Prereq: 2101 or grad standing or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 615.


5122 Contemporary African Art II

U G 3 credit units
A survey of contemporary art in Southern, Eastern, and North Africa. Prereq: 2101 or grad standing or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 616


5221 Early Islamic Art

U G 3 credit units
Introduction to the history of Islamic art and architecture from its formation through the classical age (i.e. from the 7th through the 13th centuries). Prereq: 2001 or 2003, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 663.


5222 Later Islamic Art

U G 3 credit units
Introduction to the history of Islamic art and architecture in the later period (14th century through the 18th century) including the Mongol, Timund, Mamluk, Ottoman, Safavid, and Indo-Muslim art. Prereq: 2001 or 2002 or 2003, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 664.


5311 Art and Archaeology of Preclassical Greece

U G 3 credit units
Study of the art and archaeology of Ancient Greece from the early Bronze age (c. 3000 BCE) through the Archaic period (c. 480 BCE). Prereq: 2001, or 522, or equivalent preparation in Classical Studies or Ancient History, or grad standing.


5312 Art and Archaeology of Classical Greece

U G 3 credit units
Study of the art and archaeology of Ancient Greece during the Classical period (c. 480 - 300 BCE). Prereq: 2001 or 2002, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Cross-listed in Classics.


5321 Art and Archaeology of the Hellenistic Mediterranean and Roman Republic

U G 3 credit units
Study of the art and archaeology of the Hellenistic Mediterranean, including the Roman Republic. Prereq: 2001 or 4320 or 523, or equivalent preparation in Classical Studies, or grad standing.


5322 Art and Archaeology of the Roman Empire

U G 3 credit units
Study of the art and archaeology of Rome and its Empire from the accession of Augustus to the time of Constantine (27 BCE - 336 CE). Prereq: 2001 or 2002, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Cross-listed in Classics.


5422 Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Illumination

U G 3 credit units
A chronological survey of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts in the West. Prereq: 2001, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 652.


5430 Gothic Towards Renaissance: The Fourteenth Century

U G 3 credit units
Art of the Late Middle Ages in Western Europe in its social context, with new developments and major artists (Giotto, Duccio, Pucelle, Sluter, Parler) emphasized. Prereq: 2001, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 628.


5521 Renaissance Painting in Central Italy

U G 3 credit units
A history of the arts of Florence and Rome from 1400 to 1600.Prereq: 2002, or grad standing, or permission of instructor.


5522 Renaissance Painting in Venice

U G 3 credit units
A detailed introduction to the pictorial arts of Venice from 1400 to 1600. Prereq: 2002, or grad standing, or permission of instructor.


5525 The Sacred Image in the Italian Renaissance

U G 3 credit units
An intensive investigation of the diverse types and meanings of sacred imagery of the Italian Renaissance. Prereq: 2002, or grad standing, or permission of instructor.


5531 Dutch Art of the Golden Age


U G 3 credit units
Major artists, including Rembrandt and Vermeer, and developments of 17th century Dutch art examined with a focus on modes of representation and issues of interpretation.

Prereq: 2001, 2002 or 4531, grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 632 or 633.


5535 Representations of Power and the Power of Representation in 17th Century European Art

U G 3 credit units
Examination of art and architecture as instruments of power and persuasion and vehicles for shaping identity and fostering cohesion in 17th century Europe.

Prereq: 2002 or 4531, or Senior or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 654.


5551 French Art: The Ancient Regime, 1620-1775

U G 3 credit units
The evolution of French classicism, which peaked during the reign of Louis XIV and faded when the sustaining political order collapsed in the 18th century.

Prereq: 2002 or 4550, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 654.


5552 Architecture in the Age of Enlightenment

U G 3 credit units
An intensive investigation of architecture and the related arts of the 18th century in Europe and the United States.

Prereq: 2002, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 605.


5605 Russian Art of the 19th and 20th Century

U G 3 credit units
A study of the romantic, realist, and symbolist aesthetics of Russian 19th and 20th century painting and sculpture along with theories and practice of the avant-garde, socialist realism, and post-Soviet trends.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 645.01 or 645.02.


5611 European Art in the Age of Revolution, 1789-1848

U G 3 credit units
Survey of major trends in European art from the French Revolution until the middle of the 19th century.

Prereq: 2002 or 4610, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 657.


5612 European Art in the Age of Empire, 1852-1900

U G 3 credit units
Survey of major trends in European art from 1852 until the end of the 19th century.

Prereq: 2002 or 4610, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 658.


5621 Post-Impressionism to Dada

U G 3 credit units
Survey of major trends in European art from circa 1880 to the aftermath of World War I.

Prereq: 2002, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 636.01.


5622 From Dada to Dictatorship

U G 3 credit units
European art between the World Wars: Post-Cubism, Dada and Surrealism, Bauhaus and Constructivism, and Abstraction.

Prereq: 2002, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 636.02.


5625 Modern Art in Eastern Europe

U G 3 credit units
Late 19th and early 20th century art in Czechoslovakia, Poland, Romania, Hungary, and Yugoslavia.

Prereq: Sophmore or graduate standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 655.


5630 American Architecture

U G 3 credit units
Survey of American architecture from the pre-Colonial era to the present day.

Prereq: 2002, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 606.


5632 American Painting and Sculpture to 1900

U G 3 credit units
History of painting and sculpture in America from colonial times to the end of the 19th century.

Prereq: 2002 or English 1110 or 111 or equivalent, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 637.


5632 American Painting, Photography, and Sculpture from 1900 to the present

U G 3 credit units
American painting and sculpture in the 20th century.

Prereq: 2002 or Enlgish 1110 or 111 or equivalent, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 638.


5640 Introduction to Contemporary Art Historical Theory

U G 3 credit units
Exploration of new theoretical paradigms in art history.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 600.

Prereq: 2002 or Enlgish 1110 or 111 or equivalent, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 638.


5641 Postmodernism

U G 3 credit units
Exploration of the central issues in the claim to the emergence of a distinctly "postmodern" art in the last part of the 20th century.

Prereq: 4620 or 4640, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 641.


5643 New Media Art and Theory

U G 3 credit units
An investigation of the art and theory of contemporary new media.


5645 Video Art

U G 3 credit units
This course will introduce students to video as an artistic medium by studying its contentious past, multiple forms, and the trajectories of this expanding field.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 640.


5701 Buddhist Art: Theory and History

U G 5 credit units
A study of the art of the Newar Buddhist community of Nepal and its contribution to the rest of north Asia.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 670.


5702 Hindu Iconography

U G 3 credit units
Art and architecture of India in the Islamic, colonial, and contemporary periods.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 676.


5711 Art of India I

U G 3 credit units
An analysis of Buddhism and its bearing on the art of India, Nepal, Tibet, China, and Japan.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 671.


5712 Art of India II

U G 3 credit units
Art and architecture of India from prehistoric times through the Gupta period, ca. 500 C.E. stressing relationship to religious and cultural developments.

Prereq: not open to students with credit for 672.


5720 Art of Central Asia

U G 3 credit units
Art and architecture of India from the Gupta period, ca. 500 C.E. to the Muslim period stressing relationship to religious and cultural developments.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 673.


5723 Art of Nepal and Tibet

U G 3 credit units
An analysis of the cross currents of style and iconography that constitute the pre-Muslim art of Central Asia.

Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 674.


5724 The Buddhist Art of Gandhara and Kashmir

U G 3 credit units
Explores the Buddhist art of greater Gandhara and Kashmir, examining in particular its influence on both East Asian and South Asian art.

Prereq: 2003, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 668.


5727 The Art of Newar Buddhism

U G 3 credit units
A study of the art of the Newar Buddhist community of Nepal and its contribution to the rest of north Asia.

Prereq: 2003, or grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 669.


5812 Chinese: Buddhist

U G 3 credit units
Examination of archaeological finds in China, ca. 4000 B.C. to the beginning of the 10th century A.D.; with emphasis on recent discoveries.

Prereq: English 1110 or 111 or equivalent, or grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 677.02.


5815 The Lyric Journey: Chinese Painting of the Tang and Song Periods (618 - 1279)

U G 3 credit units
A survey of Chinese painting from the Tang and Song periods with emphasis on style, subject matter, and cultural context.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 678.01.


5816 Images of the Mind: Chinese Painting of the Yuan and Ming Periods (1279 - 1644)

U G 3 credit units
A survey of Chinese painting from the Yuan and Ming periods with emphasis on style, subject matter, and cultural context.

Prereq: Sophmore standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 678.02.


5821 Japanese Art: Proto-Historic and Buddhist

U G 3 credit units
Selected topics in the history of Japanese arts of the Proto-Historic period and the Buddhist religion.

Prereq: English 1110 or 111 or equivalent, or grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 681.


5822 Japanese Art: Painting and Prints

U G 3 credit units
Selected topics in the history of Japanese pictorial art and related subjects.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 682.


5901 Silent Cinema: 1895-1927

U G 3 credit units
A study of development of silent film as an international art form.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 647.


5902 Classical Sound Cinema: 1927-1948

U G 3 credit units
A study of the development of film as an art form from the advent of sound to WWII.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 648.


5903 Recent Cinema, 1948-Present

U G 3 credit units
A study of film as an art form since WW II.

Prereq: Sophmore standing. Not open to students with credit for 649.


5905 Avant-Garde Cinema

U G 3 credit units
A survey of significant historical contributions to avant-garde cinema.

Prereq: Junior standing. Not open to students with credit for 650.


5910 History of Documentary Cinema

U G 3 credit units
Historical, chronological survey of significant ideas about and contributions to documentary cinema.

Prereq: Junior standing. Not open to students with credit for 653.


6001 Historical and Conceptual Bases of Art History

G 3 credit units
Investigation of intellectual and historical foundations of modern art history.

Prereq: 20 credit hours in History of Art. Not open to students with credit for 715.


6015 Practicum for Graduate Teaching Associates in History of Art

G 1 credit units
A teacher training and professional development workshop for new Graduate Teaching Associates in History of Art.

Prereq: Open only to students with a GTA appointment in the History of Art department. Repeatable to a maximum of 2 credit hours. This course is sraded S/U.


6801 Introduction to Graduate Level East Asian Studies

G 3 credit units
Exploration of the origin, development, and current state of East Asian studies in the US, including its relationship to the state and other intellectual disciplines.

Prereq: Grad standing or permission of instrcutor. Not open to students with credit for 797, Hist 797, or EALL 797. Cross-listed in Hist and EALL.


8000 Topics in Art History

G 3 credit units
A graduate level equivalent of a course being offered at the 5000 level.

Prereq: Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 890. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credit hours.


8001 Studies in Art Theory and Criticism

G 4 credit units
Investigations of theories of art and their applications.

Prereq: 5640 or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 839 or 710. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8005 Studies in the History and Theory of Architecture

G 4 credit units
Selected studies in the history and theory of architecture.

Prereq: 4611 or 4621 or Arch 600-603 or Arch 501-803, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8015 Studies in Museums

G 4 credit units
Advanced study and specialized research in the problems of museums. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8111 Studies in African Art and Archaeology

G 4 credit units
Studies in African art emphasizing problem identification, concept organization, library research, and individual criticism.

Prereq: 5111 or 5112, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8121 Studies in Contemporary African Art

G 4 credit units
Introduction to research in 20th-Century African art.

Prereq: 4121 or 5121 or 5122, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8193 Individual Studies

G 1-3 credit units
Advanced study for students in specialized programs.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 credit hours or 9 completions. This course is graded S/U.


8211 Studies in Near Eastern Art and Archaeology

G 4 credit units
Selected problems in the art and archaeology of the Near East. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8301 Studies in Ancient Greek and Roman Art

G 4 credit units
Selected problems in the art of Ancient Greece and Rome, 11th century B.C. to 4th century A.D.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8401 Studies in Medieval Art

G 4 credit units
Selected problems in architecture, painting, and sculpture and the minor arts from the early Christian through Byzantine and Gothic periods. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8521 Studies in Italian Renaissance Art

G 4 credit units
Selected problems in painting, sculpture, and architecture of Italy in the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8531 Studies in Northern Baroque Art

G 4 credit units
Selected problems in the painting, sculpture, and architecture of Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, and France in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Prereq: 5531 or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8541 Studies in Italian Baroque Art

G 4 credit units
Selected problems in the painting, sculpture, and architecture of the 17th century.

Prereq: Grad standing or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8551 Studies in 18th Century European Art

G 4 credit units
Advanced study and specialized research on topical problems in the painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic, and decorative arts of the 18th century in Europe.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8601 Studies in Modern Art

G 4 credit units
Advanced study and specialized research on topical problems in the art of the United States or modern Europe.

Prereq: Grad level course in Modern Art or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8605 Studies in Russian, Soviet, and East European Art

G 4 credit units
Advanced study and specialized research on topical problems in the painting, sculpture, and architecture of Russia and the region.

Prereq: 5605 or 5625 or 8601 or 8605, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8631 Studies in American Art

G 4 credit units
Advanced study and specialized research on topical problems in American art.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8641 Wexner Seminar

G 1-4 credit units
Graduate seminar offered in conjunction with Wexner exhibitions, performance series, media series, or symposia; may be taught by visiting artists, performers, or critics.
Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs or 12 completions. Cross-listed in CompStd 8891.


8701 Studies in Buddhist Art

G 4 credit units
Advanced study and specialized research on topical problems in Buddhist art and iconography.

Prereq: Two of the following: 5701, 5711, 5720, 5811, 5821, or 8701, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8711 Studies in the Art of India

G 4 credit units
Advanced study and specialized research on topical problems in the art of India. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8721 Studies in Inner Asian Art

G 4 credit units
Advanced study and specialized research on topical problems in Inner Asian history of art. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.

Prereq: 5720 or 5723 or 5811, or permission of instructor.


8811 Studies in Chinese Art

G 4 credit units
Advanced study and specialized research in the history of Chinese art.
Prereq: 5811 (677), 5815 (678), or 5816, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs.


8821 Studies in Japanese Art

G 4 credit units
Advanced study and specialized research on topical problems in Japanese art historical problems.

Prereq: 5821 or 5822 or 8821, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours.


8901 Cinema Studies

G 4 credit units
Intensive studies of specific movements, artists, periods and theories of cinema. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs.


8999 Dissertation Research in History of Art

G 1-12 credit units
Research for dissertation purposes only.

Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 credit hours or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.

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