Undergraduate Catalog 2012–2013

ARTH - Art History

ARTH 11100 Episodes in Western Art

An introduction to art history through close examinations of selected works and themes from prehistory to the present. The chosen topics, primarily based on painting and sculpture from the Western tradition, will be discussed from a variety of perspectives, including style, artists' techniques and materials, potential meanings, and historical context. The course is designed to familiarize students with key terms and skills employed by art historians, as well as conventions and institutions associated with Western art. The course will cover a broad history of art while simultaneously raising questions about the sources and authority of that history. Not open to seniors. 3 credits. (Y)

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ARTH 11300 Elements of Architecture

A primer on the topic of architecture and architectural history. Acquaints students with the art of making buildings through a discussion of a variety of topics, among them materials, structure, mechanics, space, and light. Architectural theory is also introduced, from the ideas of Vitruvius through some of the more provocative pronouncements of Venturi. Students will learn to consider the activity surrounding the creation of architecture, including the interaction of architects, clients, builders, and even the natural forces that act upon buildings. Features architectural vocabulary, mastery of which is necessary for the analysis and understanding of architectural forms. Not open to seniors. 3 credits. (F,Y)

3

ARTH 11400 Architecture across Cultures

An investigation of world architecture, organized by architectural type. Examining such topics as spaces of dwelling, worship, and commerce comparatively across time and place sheds light on the ways in which cultural values and identities are shaped and expressed in architectural form. Students study architectural variety across cultures as an expression of historical, material, and cultural difference, and shared traits between cultures as responses to universal social needs, structural possibilities, and spatial strategies. Not open to seniors. 3 credits. (F or S,Y)

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ARTH 12500 Selected Topics in Art History

Introduction to the discipline of art history by a review of major categories of art (i.e., portraiture, landscape, genre, still-life, narrative painting, abstraction, representation, sculpture, architecture) within the context of a single theme or period. Not open to seniors. 3 credits. (IRR)

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ARTH 12504 Selected Topics in Art History

Introduction to the discipline of art history by a review of major categories of art (i.e., portraiture, landscape, genre, still-life, narrative painting, abstraction, representation, sculpture, architecture) within the context of a single theme or period. Not open to seniors. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 13500 Introduction to Visual Culture

An examination of the crucial roles that images and objects play in shaping our society. The course covers the larger culture of visual images, including art, print, media, film, photography, and electronic media, and focuses on how images define, shape, and communicate beliefs and behaviors in a variety of contexts. The course emphasizes developing a sense of "visual literacy" and becoming more self-consciously aware of the act and nature of looking, in a world in which ideas increasingly are communicated in visual, rather than linguistic, form. Not open to seniors. 3 credits. (F or S,Y)

3

ARTH 16000 Art Across Cultures

This introduction to a wide range of art forms produced in the Americas will consider art from the ancient through contemporary periods. This survey will be organized thematically and consider topics such as art and power, constructions of nature and culture, and cross-cultural encounters. Such a structure will allow us to consider continuities and disjunctions between the arts of Pre-Columbian, Latin American, and North American peoples, and many of the cultural and historical reasons for these differences. Students will develop skills and vocabularies for visual analysis and be expected to think critically about the ways that cultures communicate visually. 3 credits. (F,S)

3

ARTH 20100 Practicing Art History

Designed to develop skills necessary for critical reading of art historical texts and for recognizing and using a variety of art historical methods. An overview of the history of art history. Presentations by department faculty on individual research practices and methods will be additional components. Among the types of art historical writing that are included are formal analysis, iconography, biography, psychoanalytic interpretation, Marxist and feminist art history, and semiotics. Intended for art history majors; open to nonmajors on a space-available basis. Prerequisites for art history majors: One course in the humanities or fine arts. Prerequisites for others: One course in the humanities or fine arts; permission of instructor; sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F,Y)

3

ARTH 20900 Introduction to the Roman World

Explores the many facets of Roman life as revealed through material culture; the arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, mosaics, pottery, metalwork); and the archaeological remains that shed light on the way Romans conducted their everyday lives. This is a thematic, rather than chronological, course. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture before 1400" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 21600 Art in London

This course focuses on modern and contemporary art currently on view in London. In addition to providing an overview of the history of modern and contemporary art, it also introduces students to London's art world: from its public and private museums, galleries, and art spaces to contemporary debates on the arts. The course will largely be hands-on, with field trips to make use of London's distinctive setting and opportunities. Course topics change to include current exhibitions and events in London. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture after the year 1750" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. Offered only through the London Center. 3 credits. (Y)

3

ARTH 21700 British Art and Architecture I: 1066-1660

Studies of selected works of visual art from major periods in British history, to include British architecture, painting, costume, and design and their relationship to the societies that produced them. Includes survey of Roman, Saxon, and Celtic Britain. Visits to museums and field trips. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. Offered only through the London Center. 3 credits. (F,Y)

3

ARTH 21800 British Art and Architecture II: 1660-1914

A study of selected works of visual art from recent periods in Britain's history and their relationship to the societies that produced them. Analysis of various styles in painting, architecture, costume, and ornament. Visits to museums and field trips. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. Offered only through the London Center. 3 credits. (S,Y)

3

ARTH 21900 Arts of Antiquity: Greece and Rome

Bronze Age art of the Aegean, Greek art from the geometric through the Hellenistic periods, and Roman art to the end of the pagan era. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture before 1400" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F or S,Y)

3

ARTH 22100 Introduction to the Medieval World

Explores different facets of medieval life as revealed through the visual and material culture of the Middle Ages. Organized by theme rather than chronology. Topics include modern fascinations with the medieval, religious functions and contexts for images, medieval places and spaces, visual storytelling, images and objects of daily life, and medieval images of death. Investigates a variety of types of objects and images (including buildings, sculpture, manuscript illumination, metalwork, and mosaics), as well as archaeological remains of medieval life. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture before 1400" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits (IRR)

3

ARTH 22200 Architecture from Catacombs to Cathedrals

A survey of medieval European architecture from the early Christian through the Gothic periods. The course follows developments in structure, form, patronage, and function of both religious and secular architecture, ranging from the earliest Christian places of worship and burial to late Gothic cathedrals and palaces. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture before 1400" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 23100 Northern Renaissance Art

A thematic and chronological exploration of painting, printmaking, and sculpture of northern Europe from the late 14th century through the mid-16th century. Explores such topics as the nature of realism in Flemish panel painting; the physical production and marketing of northern European artworks; the persuasive and subversive impact of printmaking; the effect of the Reformation upon image making; and the development of landscape painting and portraiture. Jan van Eyck, Hieronymus Bosch, Albrecht Dürer, and Pieter Brueghel the Elder are among the artists whose work is emphasized. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture from the years 1400 to 1750" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 23200 Architecture from Renaissance to Revolution

An exploration of European architecture from the 15th to the 18th centuries, focusing on issues of form, space, structure, and meaning. The course begins and ends with "rebirths" of antiquity, considering in-between architectural ideas that seem to stray as far as possible from the classical tradition. Concepts such as Renaissance, baroque, rococo, and neoclassical are examined, as are relevant political and religious circumstances. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture from the years 1400 to 1750" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F or S,Y)

3

ARTH 23300 Great Spaces: An Introduction to Urban Design

Introduction to the history of open space design, with an emphasis placed on the city. Examination of the principles that generate successful spaces at several scales, from pocket parks and public squares to ceremonial sites and ideal cities. Analysis of the cultural meanings embedded in urban space. Regions covered include Western Europe and Russia, the Americas, and Asia. Chronological scope ranges from ancient to contemporary. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F or S,Y)

3

ARTH 24000 Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Architecture

A historical survey of significant architects and their works, from the 19th century to the present. Includes a discussion of aspects of style, design theory, technological developments, and architectural vocabulary. Emphasizes the role of the architect in modern society. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture after the year 1750" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 24300 Gender and Visual Culture

Examines images of women and men in relation to concepts of gender, race, class, and sexuality, and investigates contemporary representations of gender from the perspective of the history of art and feminist theory. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 24500 Imaging Authority

Analyzes images of political figures from early modern Europe (16th-18th centuries) and the United States (18th century-present). Engages with visual constructions of power and authority in relation to culturally specific concepts of identity, particularly issues of gender. Will examine a variety of representational formats, especially painted portraits and prints, as well as newer media, such as photography and web formats. A key issue under consideration is how concepts of identity affect the representation, assumption, and exercise of political leadership. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F, E)

3

ARTH 25100 Nineteenth-Century European Art

Major styles of 19th-century painting and sculpture, especially in France but also in Spain, England, and Germany. Neoclassicism, romanticism, realism, impressionism, and postimpressionism are covered. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture after the year 1750" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F,Y)

3

ARTH 25200 Twentieth-Century European Art

Study of leading European painters and sculptors of the 20th century. Major movements from fauvism and expressionism through cubism, futurism, dadaism, and surrealism. Includes Rouault, Munch, Nolde, Kokoschka, Klee, Kandinsky, Matisse, Picasso, Boccioni, Mondrian, Tatlin, Duchamp, DeChirico, and Miró. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture after the year 1750" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (S,Y)

3

ARTH 26000 Pre-Columbian Art

Introduces students to art produced in Mesoamerica and the Andes up to the time of contact with European cultures. Discusses artworks, monuments, and objects associated with many of the major cultures of these regions, including Olmec, Teotihuacan, Maya, Aztec, Chavin, Moche, Paracas, Mazca, Wari, and Inca. Organized chronologically within each major region. Emphasizes the range of approaches used in the study of art and art history. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture before 1400" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F or S,Y)

3

ARTH 26500 Modern Latin American Art

Explores artistic production in Latin America from the independence period (19th century) through the 20th century, and identifies competing definitions of what it means to be "modern" and "Latin American." Major themes include artistic contributions to the creation of national identity, Latin American artists' negotiations of European, indigenous, and African traditions, the rise of internationalism and the art market, and the relationship between art, politics, social activism, and resistance. Addresses the following major artistic trends, among others: the academic tradition, modernismo, the Mexican mural movement, indigenismo, surrealism, constructive universalism, abstraction, conceptual art, and postmodernism. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture after the year 1750" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (F or S, Y)

3

ARTH 27500 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27501 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27502 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27503 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27504 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27505 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27506 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27507 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27508 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27509 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27510 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27511 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27512 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27513 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27516 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: One course in the humanities or fine arts. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27517 Selected Topics in Art History: Thematic Topic

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: One course in the humanities or fine arts. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27518 Selected Topics in Art History: Thematic Topics

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: One course in the humanities or fine arts. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27519 Selected Topics in Art History: Thematic Topic

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: One course in the humanities or fine arts. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 27520 Selected Topics in Art History: Thematic Topic

This course may be repeated for credit for selected topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: One course in the humanities or fine arts. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 28300 American Visual Culture: 1690-1960

Relates the images and objects made by and for Americans to the society that produced them. Organized in a thematic fashion around topics such as democracy, colonialism, progress, materialism, and pop culture. Traditional "art historical" media (painting, sculpture, architecture, and graphic arts) are joined by vernacular building, industrial design, costume, advertising, film, photography, and television to create a fuller picture of American life and culture over three centuries. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture after the year 1750" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (S,Y)

3

ARTH 28500 Art since 1960

Critically explores various avant-garde strategies used since 1960, when artists' practices radically changed. At that time, different working methods combining different media -- and challenging long-held notions of art, artists, society, and even reality -- were introduced. The question, But is it art? is one of the central issues debated. Focus on the so-called failure of modernist art, and how postmodernist, postcolonialist, and postfeminist issues define artistic practice today. Satisfies the "art, visual culture, or architecture after the year 1750" requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 28700 Latino Art in the United States

Focuses on Latino Art in the United States during the 20th century,while periodically reaching back further in time to provide historical perspective. Special emphasis is placed on the following artistic cultures: Chicano/a, Puerto Rican, Cuban-American, and New York City's role as an artistic magnet. Topics to be considered include: the relative coherence of the category "Latino Art," the role of a the construction of tradition, community and history; the borderlands as space and concept; and the relevance of the arts in the contemporary debate over immigration. Satisfies the art, visual culture, or architecture after the year 1750 requirement in the major. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 29200 Introduction to Museology

Introduces the history of museums and galleries, explores the societal role of these institutions, and addresses the contemporary issues and ethical dilemmas they face. Investigates roles and responsibilities within museums and galleries. Combines lectures, field trips, discussions, and presentations. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or above. 3 credits. (Y)

3

ARTH 30100 Architectural Studio I: Fundamentals of Architectural Design and Drawing

An introduction to basic concepts of architectural design through a graduated series of exercises focused on the architectural conceptualization of space, form, function, and structure. Basic techniques of architectural communication, including drawing, model-making, and simple 3-D computer modeling are introduced in the context of controlled investigations of architecture;s formal properties and functional demands. Prerequisites: Junior standing; ARTH 11300 or 11400; ART 13000; and ARTH 20900, ARTH 22200, ARTH 23200, ARTH 23300, or ARTH 24000. 4 credits. (F,Y)

4

ARTH 30200 Architectural Studio II: Environmental Design and Digital Representation

This course builds on skills introduced in ARTH 30100, moving from the scale of the individual architectural object to consideration of the building in its broader urban and natural environment. Basic techniques of drawing and 3-D modeling are further developed with exposure to more advanced representational challenges and digital tools. Tompkins County and its environs will serve as a locus for studio projects focused on the intelligent integration of built and natural form. Targeted exploration of such themes as ecologically sensitive siting, sustainable use of materials, and harmonization with natural forces for reduced energy consumption will occur through focused exercises and a culminating semester project. Prerequisites: ARTH 30100. 4 credits. (S,Y)

4

ARTH 30700 Victorian Art and Society

A study of painting, costume, furniture, and monuments in terms of artistic and social value. Field trips and visits to museums and galleries. Prerequisites: Three courses in the humanities and/or fine arts; sophomore standing or above. Offered only through the London Center. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 31800 Memorable Cities

An investigation of the architecture and urban design of cities distinguished by their physical beauty or by their status as political, religious, or cultural capitals (e.g., Paris, Rome, Moscow, St. Petersburg, New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Kyoto). The objectives of the course are twofold: (1) to explore the components of successful city design by analyzing architectural ensembles and urban patterns, and (2) to analyze the ways in which political and cultural values are expressed in urban form. Prerequisites: Three courses in the humanities and/or fine arts; sophomore standing or above. 3 credits. (O)

3

ARTH 33100 Studies in Art from Ancient to Renaissance

Advanced studies of focused issues in the history of ancient, medieval, or Renaissance art. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to the topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 33101 Studies in Art from Ancient to Renaissance

Advanced studies of focused issues in the history of ancient, medieval, or Renaissance art. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to the topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 33102 Studies in Art from Ancient to Renaissance

Advanced studies of focused issues in the history of ancient, medieval, or Renaissance art. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to the topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 33103 Studies in Art from Ancient to Renaissance

Advanced studies of focused issues in the history of ancient, medieval, or Renaissance art. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to the topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 33104 Studies in Art from Ancient to Renaissance

Advanced studies of focused issues in the history of ancient, medieval, or Renaissance art. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to the topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 33105 Studies in Art from Ancient to Renaissance

Advanced studies of focused issues in the history of ancient, medieval, or Renaissance art. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to the topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 35000 Studies in Art from Baroque to Modern

Advanced studies of focused issues in art from the period between the 17th century and the present. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 35001 Studies in Art from Baroque to Modern

Advanced studies of focused issues in art from the period between the 17th century and the present. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 35002 Studies in Art from Baroque to Modern

Advanced studies of focused issues in art from the period between the 17th century and the present. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 35003 Studies in Art from Baroque to Modern

Advanced studies of focused issues in art from the period between the 17th century and the present. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 35004 Studies in Art from Baroque to Modern

Advanced studies of focused issues in art from the period between the 17th century and the present. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 35005 Studies in Art from Baroque to Modern

Advanced studies of focused issues in art from the period between the 17th century and the present. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 35800 Form, Function, and Fantasy: Architecture since 1945

The decades since World War II have been a time of extraordinary freedom and exploration in architecture and the most intense period of building in the history of the planet. In what direction is architecture headed? This course considers this question and related issues by examining recent and current architecture of Europe, the Western hemisphere, and the Far East. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 36600 Art and Revolution in Latin America

Investigates painting, photography, graphic art, sculpture, and film aligned with the Mexican, Cuban, and Nicaraguan revolutions. This course will consider definitions of revolutionary art, relationships between government cultural policy and artistic creation, ways in which artists contribute to the construction of revolutionary society, and the viability of 20th-century Latin American revolutionary art. Prerequisites: Three courses in the humanities and/or fine arts, including one art history course; sophomore standing or above. 3 credits. (IRR)

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ARTH 37500 Selected Topics in Art History

This course may be repeated for credit for different selected topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the humanities and/or fine arts; sophomore standing or above. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 38000 Studies in Architectural History and Theory

Advanced studies of focused issues in the history of architecture and architectural theory. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to the topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 38002 Studies in Architectural History and Theory

Advanced studies of focused issues in the history of architecture and architectural theory. Specific course topic varies. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisites: Three courses in the fine arts or humanities, including at least one art history course; sophomore standing or above. Further prerequisites may be added according to the topic. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 38100 Art and Architecture of Washington, D.C.

Examines the art and architecture of Washington, D.C., and its major institutions. Emphasizes understanding the architecture and art of the capital city as expressions of the political, social, and moral values of the nation and of Western culture in general. Lectures and related class tours explore three major categories of Washington's visual cultural environment: museum highlights; public sculpture, monuments, and memorials; and architecture. Assignments encourage the study of various objects and sites from a critical perspective and give each student the opportunity to conduct primary research at select Washington libraries and archives. Prerequisites: Three courses in the humanities and/or fine arts; sophomore standing or above. Offered only through the Washington Semester Program. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

3

ARTH 39200 Museum Practices and Methods

Introduces various elements in the management of museums and galleries, focusing on the practical application of policies and procedures necessary to establish and maintain intellectual and physical control of museums and their collections. This course combines lecture, discussion, demonstrations, and field trips with hands-on projects in the Handwerker Gallery. Topics vary per offering and will include aspects of administration, object handling, physical care, recording, and the study of museums and their collections. Prerequisites: Three courses in art history; junior standing or above. 3 credits. (IRR)

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ARTH 39300 Exhibitions, Education, and Outreach

Experiential learning course explores the scholarship and the experience of the interface between museums and galleries, arts professionals, and the public. Subjects covered include formulating and producing public programs, such as educational tours and guest lectures; creating and implementing public relations campaigns; designing, installing, and striking an exhibition; and assessing exhibitions. Prerequisites: Three courses in art history; junior standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

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ARTH 39500 Performance, Institutional Critique, and the Museum

Explores relationship between contemporary artists, art museums, and commercial art galleries since 1960. Examines how art forms such as performance art and institutional critique engage critically with art museums and galleries. Prerequisites: One art history course at level 2 or above; junior standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

3

ARTH 48000 Senior Portfolio: Architecture

A critical appraisal of architectural projects, writing and research, and other related visual and textual materials created as part of a student's major in architectural studies. Through an assessment of their undergraduate production, students will be expected to explain and expand on past projects; apply knowledge of history, structure, and design theory to these projects; and discover systems of presenting their work to a variety of audiences. Prerequisites: architectural studies major with senior standing; ARTH 30200. 1 credit. (Y)

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ARTH 49000 Seminar in Art History

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in art history including one art history course at the 300-level or 3 courses in art history and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49001 Seminar in Art History

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in Art History including one Art History course at the 300-level or 3 courses in Art History and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49002 Seminar in Art History

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in Art History including one Art History course at the 300-level or 3 courses in Art History and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

3

ARTH 49003 Seminar in Art History

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in Art History including one Art History course at the 300-level or 3 courses in Art History and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

3

ARTH 49004 Seminar in Art History

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in Art History including one Art History course at the 300-level or 3 courses in Art History and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49005 Seminar in Art History

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in Art History including one Art History course at the 300-level or 3 courses in Art History and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

3

ARTH 49006 Seminar in Art History

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in Art History including one Art History course at the 300-level or 3 courses in Art History and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49007 Seminar in Art History

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in art history including one art history course at the 300-level or 3 courses in art history and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49012 Seminar in Art History

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in art history including one art history course at the 300-level or 3 courses in art history and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49013 Seminar in Art History

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in art history including one art history course at the 300-level or 3 courses in art history and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49050 Seminar in Art History: Architecture Topic

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in art history including one art history course at the 300-level or 3 courses in art history and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49051 Seminar in Art History: Architecture Topic

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in art history including one art history course at the 300-level or 3 courses in art history and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49052 Seminar in Art History: Architecture Topic

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in art history including one art history course at the 300-level or 3 courses in art history and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49053 Seminar in Art History: Architecture Topic

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in art history including one art history course at the 300-level or 3 courses in art history and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49054 Seminar in Art History: Architecture Topic

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in art history including one art history course at the 300-level or 3 courses in art history and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49055 Seminar in Art History: Architecture Topic

A central topic with class discussion, individual research, and presentation of papers as major parts of the course. This course may be repeated for credit for seminar topics on different subjects. Prerequisites: 3 courses in art history including one art history course at the 300-level or 3 courses in art history and senior standing. 3 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49200 Tutorial in Art History

Discussion and research-based study on a focused topic in small group setting under faculty guidance. Availability of specific tutorial and faculty to be determined in advance of registration. Prerequisites: Art History or Architectural Studies major with senior standing or permission of the department chair; permission of instructor. 3 credits. (F,S,Y)

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ARTH 49300 Exhibition Seminar

Address the issues of exhibition-related curatorial work, and students will work together to curate an exhibition for the Handwerker Gallery and write the accompanying exhibition catalogue. Subjects covered include exhibition planning, organization, and installation; writing and producing catalogues and didactic materials; developing and implementing related programming; and the challenges in each phase of exhibition development from the original idea to its full realization. Prerequisites: Three courses in art history; senior standing. 3 credits. (IRR)

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ARTH 49400 Internship: Art History

The internship provides an opportunity to gain practical experience working in a gallery or museum, under the joint supervision of a member of the museum staff and an Ithaca College faculty member. Internships are arranged individually at the student's request, subject to the availability of an appropriate museum or gallery slot. Prerequisites: Three art history courses; sophomore standing or above; permission of instructor. 1-4 credits. (IRR)

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ARTH 49500 Internship in Washington, D.C.: Art History

The internship in Washington, D.C., provides an opportunity to gain practical experience in the fields of art and architectural history, under the joint supervision of a site supervisor and an Ithaca College faculty member. Internships are arranged through the Washington Semester Program and are subject to the availability of appropriate placement. Prerequisites: Three art history courses; sophomore standing or above; permission of the instructor. Offered only through the Washington Semester Program. Only 4 credits may count toward an art history major or minor. 1-6 credits. (F-S,Y)

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ARTH 49700 Independent Study: Art History

Program of special reading and research under the supervision of a specialist in art history. Offered only on demand and by special permission. 1-4 credits. (IRR)

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ARTH 49800 Senior Internship

An opportunity for senior majors to gain practical experience in the fields of art and architectural history, under the joint supervision of a site supervisor and an Ithaca College faculty member. Internships are arranged individually by the student and are subject to the availability of an appropriate internship position. Prerequisites: Art History or Architectural Studies major with senior standing or permission of the department chair and permission of instructor. 3-4 credits. (Y)

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