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Engineering Transfer 005
Accounting 010
African American Studies 014
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biological Sciences (Biology 120, Botany 130, Microbiology 680, Physiology 760, Plant Physiology 780, Zoology 990)
Biomedical Technology 124
Botany 130
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
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Engineering Transfer Program 005
English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989)
Film Studies 387
Finance 390
Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Dance 203; Museum Studies 690; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965)
International Studies
Art 080 and Art History 082
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Studio Art and Electronic Arts Areas 080
Electronic Arts Area of Specialization
Art History 082 Area of Specialization
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Departmental Honors Program in Art and Art History
Art Major with Teacher Certification
Courses (Art 080)
Courses (Art History 082)
Museum Studies 690
Music 700, Applied Music 701
Music Major Requirements (minimum 45 credits)
Music Minor Requirements (minimum 20 credits)
Music Major with Teacher Certification (minimum 44 credits)
Musical Theater Program (minimum 46 credits)
Musical Theater Minor Requirements (minimum 20 credits)
Departmental Honors Program in Music
Courses (Music 700)
Courses (Applied Music 701)
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Major Requirements (minimum 44 credits)
Musical Theater Program
Minor Requirements (minimum 20 credits)
Teacher Certification in Theater Arts
Courses (Dance 203)
Courses (Speech 950)
Courses (Theater Arts 965)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Russian 860, Spanish 940)
Geology 460
History (Historical Methods and Research 509, European History 510, American History 512, African, Asian, Latin American and Comparative History 516)
Home Economics 520
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International Studies Program 549
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
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Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
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Microbiology 680
Museum Studies 690
Music 700, 701
Nursing 705
Pharmacy 720
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Physics 750
Physiology 760
Plant Physiology 780
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General Science 890
Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Speech 950
Statistics 960
Teacher Preparation Program 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
Walt Whitman Program in American Studies
Women's Studies 988
Zoology 990
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2008 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Dance 203; Museum Studies 690; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965) Courses (Art History 082)  

Courses (Art History 082)


See also Museum Studies 690

Most courses are supplemented by museum trips and are open to students throughout the college who have the proper prerequisite courses.

50:082:101,102 Introduction to Art History I,II (G) (R) (3,3) A chronological survey of the visual arts as an expression of the mind and culture of Western civilization. First term: prehistoric, Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and medieval art and architecture. Second term: early Renaissance through the 20th century.
50:082:103 Art Appreciation (G) (R) (3) Introduces the principles, techniques, and approaches to the creation and analysis of works of art and presents an overview of the great landmarks of art from classical Greece through the 20th century.
50:082:105 Cross-Cultural Art History (G) A multicultural course that examines the art and architecture of cultures throughout the world in social, historic, and perceptual contexts. Topics vary.
50:082:251 Modern Architecture (G) (3) Develops the history of international modern architecture with an emphasis on American and European architecture and planning and on major architects; technological advances; and philosophical, sociological, political, and cultural causes in the changes of style and form of modern buildings. Time periods from 1750 to the present may vary in different terms. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:285 Art of Africa (G) (3) Explores sculpture, architecture, pictorial arts, and material culture of the ancient and modern peoples of sub-Saharan Africa. Analyzes and interprets art and craft in relation to its ceremonial and cultural significance and the impact of African forms on Western art. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or 105 or permission of instructor.
50:082:303 Art of the Ancient Near East (G) (3) The art and architecture of Anatolia (modern Turkey), Mesopotamia (Iraq today), and Persia (Iran) from the rise of Neolithic cultures to the end of the Persian Empire. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:305 Women and Art (D) (3) A thematic and chronological study of women as artists, as images in works of art, and an examination of gender issues in art. Historical periods vary each term. This course may be taken as part of a minor in women's studies. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.
50:082:310 Art of Egypt (G) (3) The art of ancient civilizations of the Nile River Valley from the Old Kingdom through the Ptolemaic periods. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:311 Roman Art (G) (3) Art of the Roman Republic and Empire from the Etruscan background through the reign of Constantine; emphasis on the city of Rome. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:313 Renaissance Art in Northern Europe (G) (3) Examines Flemish, Dutch, German, and French painting, manuscript illumination, printmaking, and sculpture from the 14th through the 16th centuries. Analysis of iconography, social history, materials, and techniques of religious and secular art. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:320 Art of the Middle Ages (G) (3) Art of the Middle Ages in Europe from the 4th to 14th centuries. Includes examination of the art of the Byzantine, Carolingian, Ottoman, Romanesque, and Gothic periods. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:329 Pre-Columbian and Meso-American Art (3) Art and archaeology of pre-Columbian North and South America; major contributions of the Mexican, Mayan, Andean, and American Indians. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or 105 or permission of instructor.
50:082:331 Italian Renaissance Art (G) (3) Traces the history of Italian painting, sculpture, and architecture from 1300 to 1600. Emphasizes the major art centers of Florence, Siena, Rome, and Venice; contemporary art theory; and artists' writings. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:332 African-American Art (D) (3) The history of the art of Africans and artists of African descent in the Americas. Emphasizes form and content in the context of aesthetic, racial, political, sociological, and philosophical issues. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or 105 or permission of instructor.
50:082:340 Seventeenth- and 18th-Century European Art (G) (3) Analyzes European art of the baroque, rococo, and enlightenment years. Explores the form, content, and cultural context of the works of the principal artists and schools. Emphasizes historiography, style, iconography, and social history. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:342 Greek Art (G) (3) The art of ancient Greece from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period. Focus on the art of the sixth and fifth centuries BC--the golden age of Greece. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:349 History of Sculpture: Baroque to Modern (G) (W) (3) Considers the history of sculpture from 1600 to present including issues of patronage, technique, style, and symbolism. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:351 European Art: 1780 to 1880 (G) (3) Considers the development of European art from neoclassicism through postimpressionism in France, England, Germany, and other countries. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:352 European Modern Art: 1880 to 1940 (G) (3) An analysis of a wide range of avant-garde movements from postimpressionism to surrealism. Treats significant trends in art in France, Italy, Holland, and Russia. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:353 Modern Art: 1940 to 1980 (G) (3) Art in America and Europe 1940 to 1980. Includes discussion of surrealist, abstract expressionist, minimalist, pop, op, and conceptual art; happenings; and site-specific and direct metal sculpture. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:354 Contemporary Art (G) (3) A survey of international developments in art from 1980 to the present. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:360 Japanese Art (G) (3) Considers Japanese painting, sculpture, architecture, ceramics, printmaking, metalwork, and textile arts and their historical, religious, and social contexts. Prerequisites: 50:082:101 or 102, 103 or 105, or permission of instructor.
50:082:361 Art of Film (3) Historical aspects of filmmaking that pertain to fine art and production art techniques. Topics include cinematography, set design, editing, and art production. Considers relationship of art production to overall cinematic results. May be taken as part of a minor in film studies.
50:082:363 Chinese Art (G) (3) Considers Chinese painting, sculpture, architecture, ceramics, printmaking, metalwork, and textile arts and their historical, religious, and social contexts. Prerequisites: 50:082:101 or 102, 103 or 105, or permission of instructor.
50:082:367 American Art: 1650 to 1900 (W) (3) American painting, sculpture, and architecture from colonial times to 1900. The importation of European styles and the development of an American art. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:368 Twentieth-Century American Art (D) (W) (3) Study of major art movements in the United States, from academic classicism to contemporary styles and theories. Topics may vary. Prerequisite: 50:082:101 or 102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:380 Art in an Age of Mechanized and Electronic Media (G) (3) The history of 20th-century art dependent on mechanical or electronic technology including kinetic, digital, video, animated, and interactive works of art. This course may be taken as part of a minor in film studies. Prerequisite: 50:082:102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:382 History of Design (G) (3) History of European and American design of the late 19th and 20th centuries including art nouveau, art deco, Bauhaus, and international styles. Reviews the history of graphic design, typography, and functional objects, and explores influences of previous movements on contemporary design. Prerequisite: 50:082:102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:383 History of Photography (G) (3) Surveys the history of European and American photography (techniques, styles, and content) from inception through the 20th century. Prerequisite: 50:082:102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:395 Sculpture of the 20th Century (G) (W) (3) Significant developments in 20th-century sculpture, including primitivism, cubism, constructivism, kinetic sculpture, primary structures, performance, and environmental works. Prerequisite: 50:082:102 or 103 or permission of instructor.
50:082:485 Latin American Art and Culture (G) (W) (3) Native-American, colonial, and modern art and architecture of Latin America in their cultural context. Material culture traced either thematically or chronologically. Topics change from year to year. This course may count toward the Latin American Studies minor. Prerequisite: 50:082:102 or 103 or 105 or permission of instructor. Multicultural course. Credit not given for this course and 50:070:485 or 486.
50:082:487 Special Topics in Art History (BA) Intensive investigations of specific movements, styles, or major artists. Topic changes each time the course is offered. Check the Schedule of Classes to determine area of study. Prerequisite: 50:082:102 or 103 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit.
50:082:490 Art History Methodology (W) (3) Explores diverse methodologies that have been important to the history of art from its foundations to the present. Examines historiography, formalism, iconography, connoisseurship, Marxism, Semiotics, revisionism, postmodernism, and contemporary art criticism and theory. Prepares art history majors for successful graduate study. Permission of instructor. Intended primarily for art history majors.
50:082:491 Individual Study in Art History (BA) A course for advanced students in which a program of research is conducted by the student under the direction of the instructor. A significant list of readings in art history methods and a substantial paper required. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing, written permission of instructor and student's adviser. At least 3 credits of work in individual study are required of art history majors. May be repeated for credit.
50:082:497-498 Honors in Art History I,II (W) (3,3) Independent research on a specific topic leading to an honors thesis written under the supervision of a professor of art history. Candidates for honors in art history must, at the end of their junior year, have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better and an average of 3.5 or better in the major. Both terms must be completed in order to receive credit.
 
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