University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

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 163 - Italian High and Late Ren Art

Painting, sculpture, architecture, and decorative arts in Italy from 1500 to 1600. High Renaissance, Mannerism, Late Renaissance, and Early Baroque art in Italy. Topics include the Reformation, Counter-Reformation, court cities, foreign rule, and artistic exchanges between Italy and other countries. Prerequisites: ARTH 005 or ARTH 006.

ARTH 184 - D2: Islamic Art

An overview of the major architectural monuments and artistic traditions of the lands where Islam took root and flourished. Prerequisite: three credits of Art History or REL 021.

ARTH 186 - D2: The Hindu Temple

The Hindu temple, the focal point of the great architectural tradition in South Asia, is examined from religious, artistic, and political perspectives. Prerequisites: three credits of Art History or REL 021.

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. Prerequisites: Six hours in Art History at the 100-level; Art History or Art Education major; minimum Junior standing; faculty sponsor permission and contract required.

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. Prerequisite: Six hours in Art History at the 100-level; Art History or Art Education major; minimum Junior standing; faculty sponsor permission and contract required.

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. Prerequisites: Six hours in Art History at the 100-level; Art History or Art Education major; minimum Junior standing; faculty sponsor permission and contract required.

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.