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History of Art and Civilization

Fall 2015 Courses

HA 111 History of Western Art and Civilization: Ancient Prehistory Through the Middle Ages
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Presents the history of Western art and civilization from Paleolithic times through the Middle Ages. Illustrated lectures stress political, economic, and social conditions as reflected in architecture, painting, and sculpture. (G5: Western Civilization; G7: Humanities)
CRN Section Day Time Location
4877 35A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B860
4880 35B T R 5:10 pm-6:25 pm B504

HA 112 History of Western Art and Civilization: Renaissance to the Modern Era
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Online: In-state $609 Out-of-state $1,734
Presents the history of Western art and civilization from the early Renaissance to the modern era. Illustrated lectures explore painting, sculpture, and architecture in relation to pertinent religious, political, economic, and social conditions. (G5: Western Civilization; G7: Humanities)
CRN Section Day Time Location
4883 35B M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B506
4887 35C W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B860
4889 35E R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B506
28577 35F M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B508
25496 35G F 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B506
28741 OL5
ONLINE COURSE

HA 121 Cities and Civilizations: The Eastern Mediterranean World, c. 3000 BCE-1000 CE
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Students examine the art and civilization of the ancient to medieval eastern Mediterranean (including western Asia) from a non-Western perspective. Illustrated lectures and discussions survey the cultures, societies, and arts of the great urban centers of antiquity up to the Crusades. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)
CRN Section Day Time Location
23874 35A T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B506
24662 35B M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B915A
26939 35C T R 5:10 pm-6:25 pm B860

HA 214 Art in New York
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Selected studies in the history of art, utilizing resources available in New York City. Critical and historical investigations arise from direct study of art and architecture. (G6: Arts; G7: Humanities)
CRN Section Day Time Location
24024 35B S 2:10 pm-5:00 pm B504

HA 223 African Art and Civilization
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Surveys cultures of sub-Saharan Africa. Illustrated lectures present art and architecture in relation to history, religion, economic conditions, and social and political structures. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)
CRN Section Day Time Location
25786 35A M T 5:10 pm-6:25 pm B506

HA 226 Art and Civilization of the Islamic World
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
This course examines the art and civilization of the Islamic world, from the birth of Islam in the seventh century CE to the present. Students are introduced to the spiritual, philosophical, and sociopolitical factors that led to the formation of this multiethnic style. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)
CRN Section Day Time Location
22705 35A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B734
26715 35B W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B506

HA 231 Modern Art
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Prerequisite: HA 112
Presents the history of Western art from the 19th century through the mid-20th century in the context of cultural history. (G7: Humanities)
CRN Section Day Time Location
4898 35A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B508
27473 BL1 R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B736

HA 252 History of Russian and Soviet Film
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
This course is cross-listed with FI 241. This course is a survey of films produced in pre-revolutionary Russia, the Soviet Union, and post-Soviet Russia, from the earliest silent films to the present. Students view selected films and analyze them within historical, social, and aesthetic contexts. (G6: Arts; G7: Humanities).
CRN Section Day Time Location
29056 35A W 6:30 pm-10:00 pm D207

HA 314 History of American Art
3 credits
In-state $810 Out-of-state $2,448
Prerequisite: HA 112 or equivalent, or approval of chairperson
A history of art in America from the early colonial period to the early 20th century. Illustrated lectures present painting, sculpture, and architecture in relation to pertinent religious, political, economic, and social conditions. (G7: Humanities; G10: American History)
CRN Section Day Time Location
22535 85A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B860

HA 331 Contemporary Art and Culture: 1945 to the Present
3 credits
In-state $810 Out-of-state $2,448
Online: In-state $855 Out-of-state $2,493
Prerequisite: HA 231 or approval of chairperson
Presents the recent history of Western art and culture. Illustrated lectures present artistic developments in relation to pertinent ideas and events in contemporary culture. (G7: Humanities)
CRN Section Day Time Location
4900 85A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B736
28836 OL2
ONLINE COURSE

HA 342 History of Textile Design
3 credits
In-state $810 Out-of-state $2,448
Prerequisite: two semesters of History of Art and Civilization
Illustrated lectures survey patterned textile design throughout the world from antiquity to the mid-20th century. (G7: Humanities)
CRN Section Day Time Location
28334 85B T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm B503
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