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History of Art and Civilization

Fall 2018 Courses

August 28 - December 20


HA 111
History of Western Art and Civilization: Ancient Prehistory Through the Middle Ages
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
4880 35A T R 5:10 PM-6:25 PM B504


HA 112
History of Western Art and Civilization: Renaissance to the Modern Era
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833.00
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
22130 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
26711 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
28363 OL3 ONLINE COURSE
28740 OL4 ONLINE COURSE
28741 OL5 ONLINE COURSE
30701 OL6 ONLINE COURSE
31130 OL7 ONLINE COURSE
4882 35A M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B504
4883 35B M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B506
4887 35C W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B860
4886 35D W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B504
4889 35E R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B506
25496 35F F 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B506
30431 35G M T 5:10 PM-6:25 PM B506
31148 35H T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B506  


HA 121
Cities and Civilizations: The Eastern Mediterranean World, c. 3000 BCE-1000 CE
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
27229 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
28269 OL2 ONLINE COURSE  


HA 214
Art In New York
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
21930 35A S 2:10 PM-5:00 PM B860
24024 35B S 2:10 PM-5:00 PM B504  


HA 215
History of Menswear
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833.00
Prerequisite: HA 112
Surveys the history of men's costume in the West, from its foundations in ancient and medieval costume to the late 20th century, through illustrated lectures and visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Costume Collection at The Museum at FIT. (G7: Humanities)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
30429 35A T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B508  


HA 219
African American Art
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
Surveys diverse African traditions that have contributed to the rich fabric of American life since the 17th century. Students explore the continuities and disruptions of these traditions in art, and analyze concepts of race and racism, from the first moments of slavery through the contemporary era. (G7 Humanities; G10 American History)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
30510 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
31066 OL2 ONLINE COURSE  


HA 221
East Asian Art and Civilization
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
Introduces major characteristics of East Asian civilizations through a survey of traditional art and architecture. Illustrated lectures survey artistic traditions in relation to historical, religious, and social aspects of these civilizations. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
26249 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
27485 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
28742 OL3 ONLINE COURSE  


HA 223
African Art and Civilization
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
28258 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
30430 OL2 ONLINE COURSE  


HA 226
Art and Civilization of the Islamic World
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833.00
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
27232 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
30023 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
31282 OL3

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22705 35A M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B734
26715 35B W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B506  


HA 231
Modern Art
3.0 credits
In-state $612.00   Out-of-state $1,833.00
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
22131 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
26938 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
4898 35A W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B508
27473 BL1 R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B736  

This Blended Learning (BL) or hybrid course involves a mix of face-to-face and online coursework. While the same time commitment is required, one-half of the course hours are spent in the classroom, and the other half in web-based activity. You will get more details about your schedule on the first day of class. For more information about Blended Learning, please visit http://fitnyc.edu/blendedlearning


HA 243
History of Photography
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $657.00   Out-of-state $1,878.00
A history of photography from its beginnings to the present day. Illustrated lectures present a chronological survey that focuses on photographers, technical advancements, and aesthetic considerations in the context of pertinent ideas and events. (G7: Humanities)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
31070 OL1 ONLINE COURSE  


HA 310
Global Contemporaries in the World of Art
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
Prerequisite: Any 2 HA course
Focusing on global contemporary art since 1989 and using postcolonial art theory, students address diverse art practices grounded in their historical, regional, cultural, economic, religious, and political contexts .(G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
30005 85A R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B734  


HA 314
History of American Art
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
29323 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
30615 OL2 ONLINE COURSE  


HA 331
Contemporary Art and Culture: 1945 to the Present
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
Prerequisite: HA 112
An introduction to the interpretation of visual art in relation to international historical developments, with emphasis on late twentieth- and twenty-first-century art. (G7: Humanities)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
24187 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
28836 OL2 ONLINE COURSE
4900 85A M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B736  


HA 342
History of Textile Design
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
Prerequisites: 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)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
28334 85A M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B503  


HA 344
History of Western Costume
3.0 credits
In-state $858.00   Out-of-state $2,598.00
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
Prerequisite: HA 112
Illustrated lectures present the historical and social development of Western costume, from antiquity to the present, in the context of the history of art and design. (G7: Humanities)

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
29980 OL1 ONLINE COURSE
25751 85A R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B819  


HA 346
Twentieth-Century Fashion and Art
3.0 credits
Online: In-state $903.00   Out-of-state $2,643.00
Prerequisite: HA 112
Surveys 20th-century fashionable dress in the context of art and design history, with emphasis on the work of leading fashion designers. Students study garments and accessories in the collection of The Museum at FIT, as well as photographs, fashion illustrations, and films.

FALL

CRN Section Day Time Location
31067 OL1 ONLINE COURSE

 

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