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History of Art and Civilization

Winter 2019 Courses

January 2 - January 17

Spring 2019 Courses

January 28 - May 22

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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)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
4975 35A M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B508


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)

Winter

CRN Section Day Time Location
1383 OL1 ONLINE
1382 35A MTWRF 9:10 AM-12:35 PM B504

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
9275 OL1 ONLINE
12430 OL2 ONLINE
13601 OL3 ONLINE
15865 OL4 ONLINE
16218 OL5 ONLINE
4983 35A T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B508
17541 35B W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B508
15862 35C R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B506


HA 121
Cities and Civilizations: The Eastern Mediterranean World, c. 3000 BCE-1000 CE
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1,833.00
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)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
14234 OL1 ONLINE


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)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
8717 35A S 2:10 PM-5:00 PM B504
9801 35B S 2:10 PM-5:00 PM B860
18259 BL1 F 9:10 AM-12:00 PM B508


HA 217
History of Avant-Garde Film
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1,833.00
Prerequisites: LA 141 (also known as FI 111) or HA 112
This course is cross-listed with FI 224. This course is a survey of major moments in avant-garde film from 1895 to the present. Through readings and discussions, students explore theories of avant-gardism, and study how such films are expressions of the historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts of their production. (G7: Humanities)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
14632 35A W 6:30 PM-10:20 PM D207


HA 219
African American 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
Diverse African traditions have contributed to the rich fabric of American life since the 17th century. Students study the continuities and disruptions of these traditions in art, from the first moments of slavery through the contemporary era. (G7 Humanities: G10 American History)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
17219 OL1 ONLINE
17720 OL2 ONLINE


HA 221
East Asian Art and Civilization
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1,833.00
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)

Winter

CRN Section Day Time Location
1384 OL1 ONLINE

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
13087 OL1 ONLINE
14421 OL2 ONLINE
16758 OL3 ONLINE
17419 OL4 ONLINE


HA 223
African Art and Civilization
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1,833.00
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)

Winter

CRN Section Day Time Location
1385 OL1 ONLINE

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
15185 OL1 ONLINE
16592 OL2 ONLINE


HA 224
Pre-Columbian Art and Civilization
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1,833.00
Surveys civilizations of Latin America prior to the arrival of Columbus. Illustrated lectures focus on art, architecture, and performance in relation to economic conditions, history, and religion. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
17535 35A W 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B860


HA 225
Art and Civilization of India
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1,833.00
Online: In state $657.00 Out of state $1,878.00
Introduces major characteristics of Indian civilization through a survey of its traditions of art and architecture. Illustrated lectures survey artistic tradition in relation to historical, religious, and social aspects of this civilization. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)

Winter

CRN Section Day Time Location
1386 OL1 ONLINE

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
16456 OL1 ONLINE


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)

Winter

CRN Section Day Time Location
1387 OL1 ONLINE

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
14567 OL1 ONLINE
16118 OL2 ONLINE
9649 35A M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B860


HA 229
Korean Art and Civilization
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 is a survey of the art and civilization of Korea from its prehistoric origins to the early 21st century. We will examine how Korea created artistic traditions in response to regional and international trends, and how Korea adopted new artistic styles through relationships with China and Japan. (G7 Humanities; G9 Other World Civilizations)

Winter

CRN Section Day Time Location
1388 OL1 ONLINE


HA 230
Modern and Contemporary African Art
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1,833.00
Prerequisites: HA 112 or HA 223
An examination of the history of 20th- and 21st-century African art, from decolonialization movements through contemporary themes. Surveys new artistic practices, schools, and workshops within their historical and artistic contexts. (G7: Humanities; G9: Other World Civilizations)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
18269 35A T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B504


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)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
9089 OL1 ONLINE
14229 OL2 ONLINE
15704 OL3 ONLINE
8490 35A T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B860
15194 35B R 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B734


HA 243
History of Photography
3.0 credits
In state $612.00 Out of state $1,833.00
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)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
16872 OL1 ONLINE
16871 35A T R 5:10 PM-6:25 PM B734
18152 35B M 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B734


HA 314
History of American Art
3.0 credits
In state $858.00 Out of state $2,598.00
Online: In state $903.00 Out of state $2,643.00
Prerequisites: 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)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
15867 OL1 ONLINE
17742 OL2 ONLINE


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
Prerequisites: 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)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
11591 OL1 ONLINE
16603 OL2 ONLINE


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)

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
16085 OL1 ONLINE
15650 85A T 6:30 PM-9:20 PM B736


HA 346
Twentieth-Century Fashion and Art
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
A survey of 20th-century fashionable dress in the context of the history of art and design, 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.

Spring

CRN Section Day Time Location
17254 OL1 ONLINE
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