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.
One 1000-level art history course
“The course is very well structured and very useful and informative.”
“We learned many practical things about art history in this course.”
“A good course which opened us to a range of skills and areas about art history.”
“The professor made the class interesting and comprehensible, so it was a really good course for access to future art courses.”