Art history and its methods

Previously taught by: Yeewan KOON, Sim Hinman WAN
6 credits

This course introduces students to art history as an academic discipline. It surveys the development of the study of art and familiarises students with a range of methodological approaches and their applications, from early traditions of art historical writing, through the emergence of art history as a distinct field of study, to its transformation and development up to the present. The course also instructs students in the writing and study skills specific to art history.

100% coursework

One 1000-level art history course



“The course is very¬† well structured and very useful and informative.”

ARTH2081 student, 2017-2018

“We learned many practical things about art history in this course.”

ARTH2081 student, 2017-2018

“A good course which opened us to a range of skills and areas about art history.”

ARTH2081 student, 2017-2018

“The professor made the class interesting and comprehensible, so it was a really good course for access to future art courses.”

ARTH2081 student, 2017-2018