History of Art

History of Art introduces students to the history of art, architecture, and visual culture of world civilization from pre-history to the present. Courses emphasize the interrelation between art and the cultures that produced it, with special attention to social, economic, political, religious, and philosophical contexts.

Coordinator: Justine DeYoung  

Requirements

Complete five of the following courses.

Courses marked with *: At least one HA course (3 credits) must meet G9 Other World Civilization.

Course Credits
HA 111 History of Western Art and Civilization: Ancient Prehistory Through the Middle Ages   
HA 112 HISTORY OF WESTERN ART AND CIVILIZATION: RENAISSANCE TO MODERN ERA   
HA 114 PREHISTORIC ART   
HA 121 CITIES AND CIVILIZATIONS: THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN WORLD, C. 3000 BCE-1000 CE*   
HA 201 HISTORY OF FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY   
HA 202 FEMINIST ART HISTORIES, THEORIES AND PRACTICES   
HA 203 HISTORY OF DECORATIVE ARTS: JEWELRY AND METALWORK   
HA 205 ITALIAN ART IN CONTEXT    
HA 206 THE ARCHITECTURE AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF ANCIENT EGYPT*   
HA 207 ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN VENICE   
HA 208 EARTH MATTERS: ART & ENVIRONMENT IN ANCIENT EGYPT AND WESTERN ASIA*   
HA/PE 210 DEVOTIONAL ART AND DANCE OF THE INDIAN SUB-CONTINENT AND WEST ASIA*   
HA 211 ASIAN AMERICAN ART AND DESIGN   
HA 212 RENAISSANCE ART   
HA 213 ROME: A CULTURAL HISTORY IN PAINTING, SCULPTURE, AND ARCHITECTURE   
HA 214 ART IN NEW YORK   
HA 215 HISTORY OF MENSWEAR   
HA 216 AMERICAN INDIAN ART AND CIVILIZATION*   
HA 217/FI 224 HISTORY OF AVANT GARDE FILM   
HA 218 ART AND MYTH IN THE CLASSICAL WORLD   
HA 219 AFRICAN AMERICAN ART   
HA 220 HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN: THE MODERN INTERIOR AS SPACE AND IMAGE   
HA 221 EAST ASIAN ART AND CIVILIZATION*   
HA 223 AFRICAN ART AND CIVILIZATION*   
HA 224 MESOAMERICAN ART AND CIVILIZATION*   
HA 225 ART AND CIVILIZATION OF INDIA*   
HA 226 ART AND CIVILIZATION OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD*   
HA 227 ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION IN ISRAEL*   
HA 228 OCEANIC ART AND CIVILIZATION*   
HA 229 KOREAN ART AND CIVILIZATION*   
HA 230 MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN ART*   
HA 231 MODERN ART HA 232 DADA AND SURREALISM   
HA 233 CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL FASHION   
HA 234 WARHOL AND POP (PREREQ HA112)  
HA 236 QUEERING ART HISTORY AND WESTERN VISUAL CULTURE  
 HA 237 GLOBAL FASHION: ANCIENT ORIGINS TO MODERN STYLES   
HA 238 ART AND DESIGN IN MOROCCO   
HA 239 THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN TEXTILES AND FASHION   
HA 240 MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY KOREAN ART   
HA 243 HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY   
HA 244 ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN PARIS   
HA 251/FI 234 FILM GENRES: HORROR   
HA 252/FI 241 HISTORY OF RUSSIAN AND SOVIET FILM   
HA 271 JAPANESE ART AND CIVILIZATION*   
HA/MA 272 MATHEMATICS AND ISLAMIC ART*   
HA 300 ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF THE VENETIAN REPUBLIC: C. 1100–1800   
HA 301 FASHION AND IMPRESSIONISM (HONORS)   
HA 302 BAROQUE SPLENDOR: ART & CULTURE IN THE 17TH CENTURY EUROPE   
HA 303 TRADITION AND INNOVATION IN ASIAN ART & DESIGN   
HA 304 HOLOCAUST REPRESENTATION IN ART (HONORS)   
HA 305 HISTORY OF 20TH-CENTURY TEXTILE DESIGN   
HA 306 FAR FROM HOME: TRAVEL NARRATIVES AND ART HISTORY (HONORS)   
HA 308 GODDESSES, WOMEN, POWER AND PATRONAGE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD (HONORS)   
HA 309 HISTORY OF BUSINESS IN THE VISUAL ARTS: 1800-2000   
HA 310 GLOBAL CONTEMPORARIES IN THE WORLD OF ART*   
HA 311 MEDIEVAL ART   
HA 314 HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART   
HA 315/FI 242 ETHNOGRAPHIC FILM*   
HA 316 THE BAUHAUS   
HA 317 ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART AND CIVILIZATION   
HA/PL 330 APPROACHES TO FASHION THEORY   
HA 331 CONTEMPORARY ART AND ARCHITECTURE: 1945 TO THE PRESENT   
HA 332 MODERN ARCHITECTURE   
HA 333 CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY AND NEW MEDIA   
HA 342 HISTORY OF TEXTILE DESIGN   
HA 344 HISTORY OF WESTERN COSTUME   
HA 345 HISTORY OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN   
HA 346 20TH-CENTURY FASHION AND ART   
HA 347/FI 262 COSTUME AND FASHION IN FILM   
HA 348 HISTORY OF THE MODERN PRINTED IMAGE   
HA 381 THE WORD AND THE PAGE: A HISTORY OF WRITING AND BOOKS (HONORS)   
HA 382 BEAUTY: THE HUMAN IDEAL IN VISUAL CULTURE (HONORS)   
HA 383 ART OF THE SILK ROAD: CROSS-CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS (HONORS)*   
HA 384 AMERICAN NARRATIVES IN NYC MUSEUMS   
HA 385 Racism and Antiracism in Public Art and Architecture of the United States (Honors)  
HA 391 THE BAUHAUS (HONORS)   
HA 392 THE ART OF VENICE: TITIAN TO TIEPOLO (HONORS)   
HA 393 ART AND MYTH IN THE CLASSICAL WORLD (HONORS)   
HA 394 HISTORY OF NEW YORK ARCHITECTURE (HONORS)   
HA 395 STUDIES IN AMERICAN INDIAN ART AND CULTURE (HONORS)*  
 HA 396 ART AND PATRONAGE IN THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE (HONORS)   
HA 397 STUDIES IN MAYA ART AND CULTURE (HONORS)*   
HA 398 ARCHITECTURE AND FAITH: ANCIENT AND ISLAMIC CITIES (HONORS)*   
HA 411 WESTERN THEORIES OF ART HA 462 ART AND ETHICS  

Courses marked with *: At least one HA course (3 credits) must meet G9 Other World Civilization.

Please check the Undergraduate Catalog for course descriptions and any prerequisite information.