Theory, Methodology, and Historiography of Art History

Theory, Methodology, and Historiography of Art History
Historical foundations of the discipline; key theories and approaches informing current art historical practice.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesARTHC 201 & ARTHC 202
 ProgramsContaining ARTHC 300
Course Outcomes

Western Art Historiography

Students will become familiar with the historiography of western art history.

Art Theory

Students will become acquainted with the major theoretical approaches used in art history.

Critical Thinking

Students will acquire an enhanced ability to think critically about the arts.

Effective Communication

Students will become capable of refined oral expression and presentational abilities.

Writing About the Arts

Students will master several art historical modes of writing, including abstracts, practicums, and annotated bibliographies.

Art History in Contemporary Society

Students will gain an appreciation for the meaningfulness and relevancy of the discipline of art history in contemporary society.