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History of Art (HART)

These are 2013-2014 course descriptions.

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HART 1201 History of Art I (A, SP, SU)

3 credits

This course is a historically based introduction to the study of visual arts in the West. Through a critical examination of the fundamental formal concepts and the historical developments in the visual arts, this course examines the visual expression of culture from the Prehistoric Era to the early Renaissance.

Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100

HART 1202 History of Art II (A, SP, SU)

3 credits

This course is a historically based introduction to the study of visual arts in the West. Through a critical examination of the fundamental formal concepts and the historical developments in the visual arts, this course examines the visual expression of culture from the early Renaissance to the present.

Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100

HART 1260 World Cinema (A, SP, SU)

3 credits

HART 1260 is a course exploring the history of world cinema through analysis of the content and structure of selected major historic examples in the genre, from the beginnings of film in the late 19th century to the present. Special attention will be given to the work of important filmmakers from around the world and to the social and philosophical context in which they worked.

Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100