History of Art and Civilization

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Aug 29 –Dec 22

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HA 112
History of Western Art and Civilization: Renaissance to the Modern Era

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

Critical study of the history of Western art and civilization from the early Renaissance to the Enlightenment. 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
4889 35E R 6:30 PM–9:20 PM B506

HA 223
African Art and Civilization

3.0 credits
In state $660.00 Out of state $1983.00

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)

CRN Section Day Time Location
33297 35A M 6:30 PM–9:20 PM B734

HA 347
Costume and Fashion in Film

3.0 credits
In state $897.00 Out of state $2712.00

This course is cross-listed with FI 262. This course surveys the history of costume design in films from 1895 to the present. Through screenings, museum visits, and readings, students view the work of leading costume and fashion designers and explore the connections between film and related visual art and media. (G7: Humanities).

CRN Section Day Time Location
32154 85A R 6:30 PM–10:20 PM B734