Fine Arts Major, Art History Concentration (B.A.) - Undergraduate - 2010 University Catalog

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Program Overview

The Art History Concentration is for students interested in the study of the history and development of art in all its variations from antiquity to the twentieth century. Students are exposed to methods and techniques of research, interpretation, and writing about art, artists and cultures.

For further information: Art & Design webpage

Curriculum Requirements  

All university students must fulfill the set of General Education requirements applicable to their degree (for further information, click here.)  In addition, students pursuing Art History must complete the requirements below.


ART HISTORY CONCENTRATION

Complete 69 semester hours including the following 4 requirement(s):

  1. FOUNDATION COURSES

    Complete the following 5 courses:

    ARFD 122 Foundations II: 2D Design 3
    ARFD 123 Foundations III: Visual Organization - 3D Design 3
    ARHS 105 Art in Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval 3
    ARHS 106 Art in Western Civilization: Renaissance to Modern 3
    ARHS 200 Resources and Methods of Research in the Arts 3
  2. MAJOR COURSES

    Complete the following 8 requirement(s):

    1. ANCIENT ART

      Complete 1 course from the following: ARHS455 may also be used if the topic is ancient.

      ARHS 215 Ancient Art 3
      ARHS 328 Survey of Greek Art 3
      ARHS 485 Ancient Art In Italy: Etruscan and Roman Art 3
    2. MEDIEVAL ART

      Complete 1 course from the following: ARHS455 may also be used if the topic is medieval

      ARHS 322 Early Christian-Byzantine Art 3
      ARHS 323 Medieval Art 3
      ARHS 332 Ancient Art of Europe 3
    3. RENAISSANCE ART

      Complete 1 course from the following: ARHS455 may also be used if the topic is renaissance.

      ARHS 216 Renaissance Art in Italy: The Fifteenth Century 3
      ARHS 324 Northern Renaissance Painting 3
      ARHS 452 Renaissance Art in Italy: The Sixteenth Century 3
    4. BAROQUE/ROCOCO ART

      Complete the following 1 course: ARHS455 may also be used if the topic is baroque.

      ARHS 325 Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Art 3
    5. 19TH CENTURY ART

      Complete 1 course from the following: ARHS455 may be used if the topic is 19th century.

      ARHS 459 Art of the Nineteenth Century 3
      ARHS 460 Nineteenth Century American Architecture 3
      ARHS 461 Nineteenth Century American Painting 3
    6. 20TH CENTURY ART

      Complete 1 course from the following: ARHS455 may be used if the topic is 20th century.

      ARHS 331 Modern Art 3
      ARHS 451 Contemporary Art 3
      ARHS 469 Art of the Twentieth Century 3
    7. NON-WESTERN ART

      Complete 1 course from the following:

      ARHS 220 Art in Non-Western Societies 3
      ARHS 327 History of Oriental Art 3
      ARHS 457 Pre-Columbian, Oceanic and African Art 3
      ARHS 458 African Art: Sub-Saharan 3
    8. ART HISTORY ELECTIVES

      Complete 2 courses from the following:

      ARHM 340 Museum Practice 3
      ARHS 108 Women in Art 3
      ARHS 215 Ancient Art 3
      ARHS 216 Renaissance Art in Italy: The Fifteenth Century 3
      ARHS 230 History of the Print 3
      ARHS 250 Modern Philosophies of Art 3
      ARHS 275 Afro-American Art 3
      ARHS 322 Early Christian-Byzantine Art 3
      ARHS 323 Medieval Art 3
      ARHS 324 Northern Renaissance Painting 3
      ARHS 325 Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Art 3
      ARHS 326 The Critical Approach 3
      ARHS 328 Survey of Greek Art 3
      ARHS 329 American Art 3
      ARHS 331 Modern Art 3
      ARHS 332 Ancient Art of Europe 3
      ARHS 450 Modern Architecture 3
      ARHS 451 Contemporary Art 3
      ARHS 452 Renaissance Art in Italy: The Sixteenth Century 3
      ARHS 455 Selected Problems in Art History 3
      ARHS 459 Art of the Nineteenth Century 3
      ARHS 460 Nineteenth Century American Architecture 3
      ARHS 461 Nineteenth Century American Painting 3
      ARHS 469 Art of the Twentieth Century 3
      ARHS 477 History of Photography 3
      ARHS 478 Art in Public Places 3
      ARHS 485 Ancient Art In Italy: Etruscan and Roman Art 3
  3. SENIOR THESIS

    Complete the following 1 course:

    ARHS 484 Independent Study: Senior Thesis (BA Art HIstory) 3
  4. COLLATERAL COURSES

    Complete the following 5 requirement(s):

    1. RELIGION

      Complete 1 course from the following:

      RELG 200 Old Testament: Genesis to Joshua 3
      RELG 204 New Testament: Jesus and the Gospels 3
    2. EXTERNSHIP

      Complete the following 1 course:

      ARHM 460 Externship in Museum Studies 2-8
    3. STUDIO ELECTIVE

      Complete 1 course from the following:

      ARCE 200 Ceramics: Pottery and Sculpture, Beginning I 3
      ARDW 200 Drawing, Beginning I 3
      ARDW 201 Life Drawing, Beginning I 3
      ARFD 125 Foundations V: Color, Light and Time 3
      ARFI 200 Fibers and Fabrics, Beginning I 3
      ARFI 201 Textile Design, Introduction 3
      ARFI 281 Global Textiles 3
      ARFM 200 Film Making, Beginning I 3
      ARFV 220 Video with Computer Multi-media, Introduction A 3
      ARIL 220 Illustration, Beginning I 3
      ARIL 260 Introduction to Cartooning 3
      ARIL 261 Character Design for 2D Animation 3
      ARMJ 200 Metalwork and Jewelry, Beginning I 3
      ARPA 200 Painting, Beginning I 3
      ARPG 260 Introduction to Papermaking 3
      ARPH 200 Photography Beginning I: Contemporary Art Form 3
      ARPM 200 Printmaking, Beginning I 3
      ARPM 260 Etching and Relief Printing 3
      ARPM 261 Lithography 3
      ARPM 262 Screen Printing 3
      ARSC 200 Sculpture, Beginning I 3
      ARSC 210 Sculpture, Beginning II 3
    4. GENERAL HUMANITIES

      Complete the following 1 course:

      GNHU 285 Mythology 3
    5. FOREIGN LANGUAGE

      Complete 2 years (4 sequential courses) of one of the languages listed below.

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          ITAL 101 Italian I 3
          ITAL 102 Italian II 3
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          ITAL 103 Italian III 3
          ITAL 104 Italian IV 3
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          FREN 101 Beginning French I 3
          FREN 112 Beginning French II 3
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          FREN 121 Intermediate French I 3
          FREN 132 Intermediate French II 3
      3.  

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          GERM 101 Beginning German I 3
          GERM 112 Beginning German II 3
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          GERM 121 Intermediate German I 3
          GERM 132 Intermediate German II 3
      4.  

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          LATN 101 Beginning Latin I 3
          LATN 112 Beginning Latin II 3
        2.  

          LATN 121 Intermediate Latin I 3
          LATN 132 Intermediate Latin II 3

Course Descriptions:

ARCE200: Ceramics: Pottery and Sculpture, Beginning I

Introduction to the development of works in clay, studio forming methods, clay compositions, glazing and firing, design/aesthetic/stylistic concerns, historical and contemporary ceramics. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

ARDW200: Drawing, Beginning I

Basic elements of line, tone, composition, and perspective; exploration of traditional and experimental media and materials; and investigation of still life, landscape, life drawing, portraiture, and abstraction. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

ARDW201: Life Drawing, Beginning I

Structure and proportions of the human figure. Study of skeletal and muscular structure, the figure at rest and in motion, isolated and in a setting. Expressive as well as analytical approach to drawing. Exploration of traditional as well as current techniques and media. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

ARFD122: Foundations II: 2D Design

Foundations II introduces students to the principles of 2-dimensional design in a variety of media. Major principles covered include composition, line, shape, volume, movement, value, rhythm, repetition, variation, scale, size, perspective, proportion, texture, balance, unity, harmony, and contrast. The course content consists of a variety of projects focusing on critical, theory-based problem solving, together with lectures and demonstrations. 3 sh.

ARFD123: Foundations III: Visual Organization - 3D Design

An introduction to the 3rd dimension of the world that we inhabit ("made" things, natural forms, and the occupation of space). Three-dimensional sensibility is progressively developed when basic components are manipulated by the effective use of direction, balance, axis, orientation, and relationship; in other words, organization (composition). Assignments in light, shape, shadow, depth, form, and movement are examined in a natural progression from 2D knowledge to 3D. Activities include lectures, conceptualization, observation, creation, discussion, and critical analysis for each project. The aesthetic consideration of materials and tools in this context add to the expressive output of three-dimensional study. The process may begin with concept, material or observation; it continues by way of lecture, demonstration, critical analysis and class discussion until each project is crafted to completion. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARFD 121.

ARFD125: Foundations V: Color, Light and Time

Color functions in many ways - as a visual phenomenon of light, as a perceptual occurrence, as a pigment with specific mixing properties, and as an element with powerful expressive and symbolic potential. It is important that artists and designers understand the principles and properties of color for use in their work in any medium. This course introduces students to the history, theory, and interdisciplinary use of color and color systems via lectures, demonstrations, and exercises. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARFD 121.

ARFI200: Fibers and Fabrics, Beginning I

Techniques employed by fiber artists and the textile industry; on-loom and off-loom weaving, spinning and vegetable dyeing, and fabric and fiber techniques in contemporary work. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

ARFI201: Textile Design, Introduction

Pattern rendering and putting designs into repeat for the textile industry. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

ARFI281: Global Textiles

Study of diverse textile traditions around the world. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Fine and Performing Arts: Art Appreciation. 3 sh.

ARFM200: Film Making, Beginning I

Basic elements of super 8 film production: script, camera, lighting, sound, editing, animation. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

ARFV220: Video with Computer Multi-media, Introduction A

Students are introduced to criteria for aesthetic decision-making by producing video projects that record the real world, persuade or move viewers to action, express the student's personal visions and illustrate aesthetic values. Students are given skills of video production and its relationship to visual aesthetics. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

ARHM340: Museum Practice

A study of museum techniques, much of it at museums in the metropolitan area with the participation of their staffs. Field trips and, if possible, brief apprenticeships. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARHS 105 or ARHS 106 or ARHS 200.

ARHM460: Externship in Museum Studies

Involvement beyond the campus in a museum, art institution, or gallery. Approval by a supervising faculty member required. May be repeated for credit. Total semester hours shall not exceed eight hours. 2 - 8 sh.

Prerequisites: ARHS 105 and ARHS 106.

ARHS105: Art in Western Civilization: Ancient and Medieval

The history of Western art and architecture from Prehistoric Europe through the Middle Ages. The course covers ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, Greece and Rome, then Byzantine, Early Medieval, Romanesque, and Gothic art. Museum visits and extensive reading. Required for Fine Arts majors. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Fine and Performing Arts: Art Appreciation. Meets the University Writing Requirement for ANIL, FAAH, FAED, FASF, FASH, FASI, FASL, FAST and GRDN majors. 3 sh.

ARHS106: Art in Western Civilization: Renaissance to Modern

The history of Western art and architecture from the fifteenth century to the present. Included are the arts of the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Romantic, Impressionist and Modern periods. Museum visits and extensive reading. Required for fine arts majors. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Fine and Performing Arts: Art Appreciation. Meets the University Writing Requirement for FAAH, FAED, FASF, FASH, FASI, FASL and FAST majors. 3 sh.

ARHS108: Women in Art

The role and status of women in art from the Old Stone Age through the present; the special roles of women in the past in society, the role of women artists in Western culture from the Renaissance to the present; depictions of women in different iconographic categories; women as artists today. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Fine and Performing Arts: Art Appreciation. 3 sh.

ARHS200: Resources and Methods of Research in the Arts

Bibliographic and other scholarly resources; the special problems of scholarship and research. 3 sh.

ARHS215: Ancient Art

The origins of art and the civilizations of the ancient world; Paleolithic man and the Sumerian, Hittite, Assyrian, Phoenician and Egyptian civilizations. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Fine and Performing Arts: Art Appreciation. 3 sh.

ARHS216: Renaissance Art in Italy: The Fifteenth Century

The formation of Renaissance painting, sculpture and architecture during the Quattrocento; Masaccio, Mantegna, Donatello, Brunelleschi, and Alberti emphasized. 3 sh.

ARHS220: Art in Non-Western Societies

A consideration of the role of art in traditional non-western societies. The course includes an introduction to the geographic setting, and an examination of the integration of art into society as a whole - the economics, social order, politics, history, religion and philosophy. The role art plays in social change and how it is affected by social change. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Non-Western Cultural Perspectives. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Social Science, Non-Western Cultural Perspectives. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. 3 sh.

ARHS230: History of the Print

The principal types of prints from their beginnings to today. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Fine and Performing Arts: Art Appreciation. 3 sh.

ARHS250: Modern Philosophies of Art

The work of major writers about art in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; the nature of the creative experience, the function of art in the life of the individual and of society, the nature of the creative process, the rise of new materials and institutions; the development of sentiments and attitudes affecting thinking in the field. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. 3 sh.

ARHS275: Afro-American Art

Afro-American art in the United States from colonial times to the present. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Fine and Performing Arts: Art Appreciation. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. 3 sh.

ARHS322: Early Christian-Byzantine Art

The emergence and development of early Christian art from its classical and late classical antecedents and its development up to Byzantine art. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS323: Medieval Art

Painting, sculpture and architecture in the Romanesque and Gothic periods. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS324: Northern Renaissance Painting

Fifteenth and sixteenth century painting in northern Europe with particular attention to Flanders and Holland; emphasis on Jan Van Eyck, Van Der Weyden, Bosch, Peter Bruegel and Matthias Gruenewald. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS325: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Art

Painting, sculpture, and architecture in Western Europe from 1600 to 1800; Baroque and Rococo styles with emphasis on El Greco, Bernini, Rubens, Rembrandt, Poussin and Watteau. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS326: The Critical Approach

Historical criticism, criteria in art criticism, and an analysis of the critical process. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS327: History of Oriental Art

The factors that shaped oriental society; the art of China, Korea, Japan, India, Southeast Asia and the neighboring Islamic world. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Fine and Performing Arts: Art Appreciation. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS328: Survey of Greek Art

Greek art including painting, sculpture and architecture from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Fine and Performing Arts: Art Appreciation. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS329: American Art

Art in the United States from the colonial period through the nineteenth century; the development of an American style in the light of its relationship to and dependence upon European art. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS331: Modern Art

Movements, personalities and styles from the late nineteenth century masters to Cubism, Futurism, Surrealism and other schools that shaped the modern movement. Lectures, readings, museum visits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS332: Ancient Art of Europe

The non-classical traditions in prehistoric and early Medieval Europe; the continuity of native, anti-classical artistic trends from the cave art of Paleolithic Europe to the migration arts of the early Middle Ages; the arts of the builders of Stonehenge, the Scythians, Huns, Celts, Goths and Vikings. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS450: Modern Architecture

Major contributions to the development of modern architecture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; the development of styles, structural innovations and theories of design. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Fine and Performing Arts: Art Appreciation. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS451: Contemporary Art

The work of major artists of the twentieth century with particular reference to the dominant ideas of the period; readings, museum trips, discussion of contemporary writing and criticism. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS452: Renaissance Art in Italy: The Sixteenth Century

The great masters of the Cinquecento: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Giorgione and Titian; the emergence of Mannerist art and architecture in Rome, Venice, Florence and Bologna. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS455: Selected Problems in Art History

A seminar in topics like the works of an individual artist or a particular theme in art history (e.g. the human figure) or a particular technique (e.g. sculpture); lectures, reports, museum and studio visits, discussion. May be repeated seven times for a maximum of 24.0 credits. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS457: Pre-Columbian, Oceanic and African Art

The major styles of Oceania, Africa, South and Central America before Columbus. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS458: African Art: Sub-Saharan

The painting, sculpture and minor arts of the cultures of Africa; prehistoric remains and art traditions of the more recent past in the context of stylistic groupings; relation to ceremony and to daily life; symbolism and relations to the arts of other cultures. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS459: Art of the Nineteenth Century

The major movements of the nineteenth century: Classicism, Romanticism and Realism; the salon at mid-century; Impressionism; Post-Impressionism. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS460: Nineteenth Century American Architecture

Building in the United States during the nineteenth century; social, economic and political forces as determinants of architectural form; interior design and decoration. Works by Latrobe, A. J. Downing, Ithiel Towne, H. H. Richardson and Louis Sullivan emphasized. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS461: Nineteenth Century American Painting

Painting in the United States during the nineteenth century; portrait, landscape and genre traditions; the Hudson River school, the genre painters, the expatriates and the independents; folk and naif paintings. Some knowledge of European painting is desirable. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS469: Art of the Twentieth Century

From Picasso to today; scientific and social forces transforming the artist's vision, including the theories of Freud and Bergson. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS477: History of Photography

The roots of photography, its practitioners and the social and historical circumstances surrounding its creation. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS478: Art in Public Places

A studio concerned with urban areas defined by man's art and used by the public; problems of using art work to achieve the desired ambience. Especially recommended for students of painting, sculpture, theater, music, dance. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARHS484: Independent Study: Senior Thesis (BA Art HIstory)

With art history faculty advisement, each senior student will conduct a course of research in art history and complete a scholarly paper. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARHS 200 and departmental approval.

ARHS485: Ancient Art In Italy: Etruscan and Roman Art

The arts of the Etruscans and Romans in their historical, cultural and religious settings. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ENWR 105 or HONP 100.

ARIL220: Illustration, Beginning I

A study of the major historical and contemporary themes of illustration and its influences. Through slide presentation the work of leading illustrators will be shown and discussed and the relationship between illustration and fine art will be explored. Illustration assignments will provide concrete experience of the related thematic issues and introduce formal approaches and relevant techniques. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARFD 122.

ARIL260: Introduction to Cartooning

A studio exploration of the single-panel cartoon, humorous illustration, and the editorial cartoon through discussion, examination and experimentation. Cartoon formats, concepts, styles, techniques and history will be discussed. The student will experience creating cartoons from the isolation of an idea to the point of completion for publication. Students will receive ongoing one-on-one critiques. Each major project assignment will culminate in a group critique, which will also serve as the "publication deadline" for each project. 3 sh.

ARIL261: Character Design for 2D Animation

This course focuses on designing and drawing characters for animation. Gesture drawing, action poses, flipbooks and stop-motion projects are employed to help students better understand fundamental concepts of traditional cel animation. Use of a capture device, pencil tests, inking and other 2-D animation skills are explored. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARIL 220.

ARMJ200: Metalwork and Jewelry, Beginning I

Introduction to metal working and jewelry techniques traditionally used in the shaping of useful articles. 3 sh.

ARPA200: Painting, Beginning I

Exploration of painting media and modes of expression. Reading, gallery and museum visits. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

ARPG260: Introduction to Papermaking

Basic methods of making handmade paper as an art form; history and basic principles of handmade paper; contemporary directions and methods of forming. 3 sh.

ARPH200: Photography Beginning I: Contemporary Art Form

The essentials of the photographic process including developing, enlarging, and exhibiting. Trips, films, discussions, lectures, criticism and demonstration. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

ARPM200: Printmaking, Beginning I

Woodcut, screen printing and monoprints; etching, drypoint and lithography. Exploration of new and advanced techniques. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expresssion. 3 sh.

ARPM260: Etching and Relief Printing

Drypoint, engraving, etching and major techniques like line and open bite, soft ground, stop out procedure, lift ground, mezzotint and aquatint. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARPM 200.

ARPM261: Lithography

Chemicals, tools, materials and techniques of the process. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ARPM 200.

ARPM262: Screen Printing

Screen printing including miskit, tusche, glue, lacquer and stencil and photographic techniques. 3 sh.

ARSC200: Sculpture, Beginning I

Sculptural concepts using materials like plaster, metal, plastics, stone and wood. Gallery and museum visits. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

ARSC210: Sculpture, Beginning II

The course will focus on the figure (working from life) with auxiliary experiences in mold-making and casting. The materials will be clay (plasticine), plaster and armatures. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Electives, Creative Expression. 3 sh.

FREN101: Beginning French I

For students starting French in college, or students who have been placed at this level after taking the placement test. The fundamentals of speaking, reading and writing through classroom drill, video cassettes and laboratory work. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

FREN112: Beginning French II

For students having completed Beginning French I or who have been placed at this level after taking the placement test. Continuation of basic skills through classroom drill, video-cassettes and laboratory work. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

FREN121: Intermediate French I

Developing of listening, reading and speaking ability through study of representative works and characteristic aspects of French life and culture. Laboratory work available. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

FREN132: Intermediate French II

Developing of listening, reading, and speaking ability through study of representative works and characteristic aspects of French life and culture. Laboratory work available. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

GERM101: Beginning German I

For students without previous instruction in German. Emphasis on speaking, with practice in reading and writing simple German. Laboratory work. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

GERM112: Beginning German II

Emphasis on speaking, with practice in reading and writing German. Laboratory work. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

GERM121: Intermediate German I

Open to students who have acquired an elementary knowledge of German elsewhere. Further development of the ability to understand, speak, read and write German, with emphasis on speaking. Laboratory work. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

GERM132: Intermediate German II

Open to students who have acquired an elementary knowledge of German elsewhere. Further development of the ability to understand, speak, read and write German, with emphasis on speaking. Laboratory work. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

GNHU285: Mythology

The nature and interpretation of mythology, primarily as seen through the myths of Greece and Rome. Selected comparative study of myths of the Near East, Iran, India and other cultures. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Humanities, World Literature or General Humanities. 3 sh.

ITAL101: Italian I

For students beginning Italian in college or students who have been placed at this level after taking the placement test. The fundamentals of speaking, reading and writing through task-oriented activities, video/audio cassettes, CDs, and laboratory work. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

ITAL102: Italian II

For students who took Italian I at Montclair State University, students with two years of high school experience in Italian, or students who have been placed at this level through the placement test. The fundamentals of speaking, reading and writing through task-oriented actitivities, video/audio, cassettes, CDS, and laboratory work. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

ITAL103: Italian III

For students who took Italian II at Montclair State University, students with three years of high school experience in Italian, or students who have been placed at this level through the placement test. The strengthening of speaking, reading and writing through task-oriented activities, video/audio, cassettes, CDs, and laboratory work. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

ITAL104: Italian IV

For students who took Italian III at Montclair State University, students with four years of high school experience in Italian, or students who have been placed at this level through the placement test. The strengthening of speaking, reading and writing through task-oriented activities, video/audio,cassettes, CDs, and laboratory work. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

LATN101: Beginning Latin I

The fundamentals of classical Latin grammar. Reading of simple Latin texts. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

LATN112: Beginning Latin II

The continuation of Beginning Latin I. Fundamentals of Latin grammar and reading of selected texts. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

LATN121: Intermediate Latin I

Review of grammar. Selected readings from Latin prose and poetry. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

LATN132: Intermediate Latin II

Review of grammar. Selected readings from Latin prose and poetry. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Foreign Language. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Languages. 3 sh.

RELG200: Old Testament: Genesis to Joshua

The evolution of the ancient Hebrew world view as developed in the biblical books covering the early period of Israelite history. The course includes a close reading of the books of Genesis, Exodus and numbers, comparison with contemporary Middle Eastern religious texts and study of the biblical story from the creation through the career of Moses (circa 1250 B.C.E.). 3 sh.

RELG204: New Testament: Jesus and the Gospels

The story of Jesus of Nazareth as told in the gospels of Mark and Matthew. The course explores Old Testament backgrounds, Jesus' place in the Jewish religious context of first century Israel, the question of the historical Jesus and the origins of and relationships between the various gospel traditions. 3 sh.