University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: Art History

ARTH 005 - Western Art:Ancient - Medieval

Introduction to the visual arts, primarily painting, sculpture, and architecture in the Western world from prehistoric through Gothic.

ARTH 006 - Western Art:Renaissance-Modern

Introduction to the visual arts, primarily painting, sculpture, and architecture in the Western World from Renaissance to present. Prerequisite: It is recommended that ARTH 005 be taken before ARTH 006.

ARTH 096 - Introduction to Special Topics

Introductory courses or seminars on topics beyond the scope of existing departmental offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

ARTH 140 - Hist of Optical Media as Art

Theory and development of the art of optical media: photography, film, and video. Emphasis on discovery and explication of technical, aesthetic, and expressive properties. Prerequisites: one of the following: ARTH 006, FTS 007, FTS 008.

ARTH 155 - Topics in Medieval Art

Selected aspects of European art from the end of the Roman Empire through the Gothic period. Material and emphasis vary with instructor. May be repeated for credit with Instructor permission. Prerequisite: ARTH 005.

ARTH 165 - Topics European Art 1600-1800

Selected aspects of the painting, sculpture, and architecture of the Baroque, Rococo, and/or Neo-Classical periods. Material and emphasis vary with instructor. May be repeated for credit with Instructor permission. Prerequisite: ARTH 006.

ARTH 170 - Topics in Modern Art

Selected aspects of the painting, sculpture, and architecture of Europe and North America during the 19th and 20th centuries. Material and emphasis vary with instructor. May be repeated for credit with Instructor permission. Prerequisite: ARTH 006 or FTS 007 or FTS 008 or FTS 010.

ARTH 179 - Issues in Contemporary Art

A study of selected examples of recent and current art and/or architecture. Material and emphasis vary with instructor. May be repeated for credit with instructor's permission. Prerequisite: ARTH 006 or FTS 007 or FTS 008 or FTS 010.

ARTH 191 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. A contract must be obtained from and returned to the Department of Art and Art History before the end of the course add period. Prerequisites: Six hours of Art History courses at the 100- level; Junior standing; departmental permission.

ARTH 194 - Teaching Assistantship

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory-level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

ARTH 196 - Intermediate Special Topics

Intermediate courses or seminars on topics beyond the scope of existing departmental offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

ARTH 198 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Department permission.

ARTH 282 - Seminar in Western Art

Selected topics in Western Art. See Schedule of Courses for specific offerings each semester. Prerequisites: Six hours of 100-level Art History, including three hours in the area of the seminar; Minimum Junior standing.