Jun 21, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AH 3000 - Topics in the History of Art

Credits: 3

This junior level advanced studies course allows students to focus on themes, issues, methods, and theoretical and philosophical approaches related to aesthetics and visual culture. Lectures, reading and written assignments, and projects emphasize research, writing, and oral presentations. Upon successful completion of this course, students demonstrate a deeper understanding of art historical issues, methods, and theories through topic-related research and written assignments.

Prerequisites: AH 1130 - Global Art History II: c.1300 to c.1980  

Notes: (This Art History elective formerly fulfilled by AH 3010 Topics in the History of Western Art or AH 3500 Topics in the History of Nonwestern Art)

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply critical thinking skills through in class discussions and assignments that challenge assumptions, contextualize information, identify problems, and conceptualize responses to art history.
  • Demonstrate advanced research skills through writing assignments and class projects.
  • Compose clear and organized written assignments that include a thesis statement, supporting evidence, applied methodologies and conclusion.
  • Writing demonstrates clarity, organization, and correct grammar, syntax, spelling, and applied Chicago Manual of Style.

AH 3000 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

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