A HI-Art History

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A HI 1113. The Understanding of Art.3 Credit Hours.

Explanation and analysis of the principles underlying the visual arts. Consideration of formal, historical and other factors in the valuation and enjoyment of painting, sculpture, architecture and utilitarian objects. (F, Sp, Su) [IV-AF] .

A HI 2014. Introduction to Art History.4 Credit Hours.

Students will be introduced to basic concepts in art and art history through a thematic study of global art. (Irreg.) [IV-AF].

A HI 2213. Global Art I.3 Credit Hours.

The visual arts from the prehistoric through the Renaissance. (F) [IV-AF].

A HI 2223. Global Art II.3 Credit Hours.

The visual arts from the Renaissance to the present. (Sp) [IV-AF].

A HI 2930. Special Topics.2-6 Credit Hours.

2-6 hours.; Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of topic; maximum credit 12 hours. Courses in special topics not offered in the established curriculum. (Irreg.)

A HI 2970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

Special Topics. 1 to 3 hours. May be repeated; Maximum credit nine hours. Special topics course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research, and field projects. (Irreg.)

A HI 3133. Survey of Aegean Art and Architecture.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing. Understanding of art and architecture of the Aegean civilization. The focus of the course will be on artistic production of the island of Crete and to a lesser extent Cycladic and Mycenaean achievements in the Bronze Age Greece. (alt. Sp) [IV-WC] .

A HI 3213. Classical Art and Archaeology: Greek Art to the Death of Alexander.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with CL C 3213) Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Lectures, occasionally illustrated, and assigned readings. Survey of the architecture, sculpture, painting and minor arts in the Greek regions of the eastern Mediterranean in the successive stages of their development, with analyses of dominant styles and detailed study of select masterpieces and monuments. (F) [IV-AF] .

A HI 3223. Classical Art and Archaeology: Hellenistic Greek Art; Roman Art.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with CL C 3223) Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Continuation of 3213. Survey of Hellenistic art, with particular attention to the individuality of style and diversity of matter. Early Etruscan and Roman art. The development of Roman art in native and assimilated forms; studies in domestic and national monuments. (Sp) [IV-AF].

A HI 3263. Survey of Byzantine Art and Architecture.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing A survey of Byzantine monuments from the foundation of Constantinople in 330 CE to its fall in 1453. (Sp-Alt) [IV-AF].

A HI 3303. Renaissance Art in Italy 1200-1600.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing. Focuses on Renaissance art and architecture in Italy from a social and cultural framework, beginning in the 1200's and ending around 1580. (Irreg.) [IV-WC].

A HI 3313. Art and Culture in Italy.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: permission of department: acceptance to "Journey to Italy". Taught on-site in Italy as part of the "Journey to Italy" summer program in Arezzo. Students will study art from ancient Roman through the Baroque, with special focus on the Renaissance. (Irreg.) [IV-WC].

A HI 3403. Baroque Art and Architecture in Europe:1600-1700.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing; Covers art and architecture in Europe in the seventeenth century, during the time period called the Baroque. (Irreg.) [IV-WC].

A HI 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

A HI 3603. American Art.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing. American art from the colonial period to 1950. (Irreg.) [IV-WC].

A HI 3663. Contemporary Art.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Junior standing. Focuses on contemporary art of the world with a strong emphasis on art made since 1989. (Irreg.) [IV-AF].

A HI 3673. History of Visual Communication.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing. The history of visual communications and design from prehistoric times to the twentieth century. (Sp)

A HI 3693. New Media Art.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Junior standing. This course covers new media - video, installation, performance, and digital media - and technology in art since 1950. (Irreg.) [IV-AF].

A HI 3733. Art of the American West.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1213 and junior standing. An introduction to the art of the American West accompanied by close study of relevant primary and scholarly texts. Students will be responsible for active participation in class discussion and for a series of short papers and assessments designed to develop skills in writing and historical interpretation. (Irreg.)

A HI 3803. Pre-Columbian Art & Architecture of Meso- and South America.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing. An overview of Pre-Columbian art and architecture in Meso-America from Prehistoric times until the Spanish intervention in the early 1500s. (F-alternate) [IV-NW].

A HI 3833. Introduction to Native American Art.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Junior standing. Introduces students to the aesthetic achievements of the great geo-cultural traditions of Native North America: Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Northwest Coast, and the Arctic. Ancient, historic, modern, and contemporary works of art are studied in their cultural, religious, and political contexts, emphasizing indigenous world views. (Irreg.) [IV-NW].

A HI 3853. Survey of Asian Art.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing. A survey of the art of India, China, and Japan. (Irreg.) [IV-NW] .

A HI 3903. Art History, Theory and Practice.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: A HI 2213 or A HI 2223, and junior standing. Introduction to the theory and practice of Art History required for the major involving consideration of the field's history, exposure to historical and contemporary approaches to its practice, and training in art historical writing and critical and visual analysis.(Irreg.)

A HI 3913. American Visual Culture.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: junior standing. Explores approaches to American visual culture, an interdisciplinary area of inquiry that considers the role of visual experience in everyday life. These include photography, cinema, television, digital media. and public art. We examine the key theorists, methodologies, and cultural practices that have shaped the field of Visual Culture Studies.(Irreg.)

A HI 3960. Honors Reading.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Consists of topics designated by the instructor in keeping with the student's major program. The topics will cover materials not usually presented in the regular courses. (F, Sp, Su)

A HI 3970. Honors Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Subjects covered vary. Deals with concepts not usually treated in regular courses. (Irreg.)

A HI 3980. Honors Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Will provide an opportunity for the gifted Honors candidate to work at a special project in the student's field. (F, Sp, Su)

A HI 3990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and junior standing. May be repeated once with change of content. Independent study may be arranged to study a subject not available through regular course offerings. (F, Sp, Su)

A HI 4123. Minoan Art and Architecture.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5123) Prerequisite: junior standing. Examination and interpretation of Minoan palatial architecture and related art production on the island of Crete. No student may earn credit for both 4123 and 5123. (Sp-alternate)

A HI 4143. Mycenaean Art and Architecture.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5143) Prerequisite: junior standing. Art of mainland Greece with particular attention to Mycenaean settlements and funeral practices. No student may earn credit for both 4143 and 5143. (Sp-alternate)

A HI 4163. Etruscan Art.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5163) Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor. Examine and interpret selected works of Etruscan art in reference to the possible influences from the social, political, economic, literary, and religious "climate" of the time. No student may earn credit for both 4163 and 5163. (F) [IV-WC] .

A HI 4233. Medieval Art I: Early Christian to c. 1100.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5233) Prerequisite: junior standing. A study of Western art and architecture from the early Christian period (fourth century) through the Early Romanesque period (about 1100). Studies of Byzantine, Migratory, Insular, Hispano-Islamic, Carolingian and Ottonian art included. No student may earn credit for both 4233 and 5233. (Alt. F) [IV-WC].

A HI 4273. Byzantine Icons.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5273) Prerequisite: junior standing. Byzantine images occupy a principal position at the heart of the Eastern Church and they are an organic part of daily services. The icon represents a vision of the invisible, and therefore a vision founded on divine knowledge which transforms the created work into the miracle working image. This Class will examine the challenging process of producing holiness and divinity through painting panels. No student may earn credit for both 4273 and 5273. (Irreg.) [IV-AF].

A HI 4343. Italian Decorative Complexes.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor. Designed for art history and non-art history majors studying abroad in Italy. Explores the history of sculpture, architecture and painting produced in Italy with particular emphasis on the renaissance in Tuscany between c. 1250 to 1534. No student may earn credit for both 4343 and 5343. (Irreg.) [IV-WC].

A HI 4353. Northern Renaissance Art.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing. Painting, sculpture and architecture in Northern Europe from 1400-1600. The course will emphasize painting in Flanders, Germany and the Netherlands. (Alt. F) [IV-WC].

A HI 4373. The Italian City: Renaissance and Baroque Architecture.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5373) Prerequisite: junior standing. Architecture and urban planning of Italy from about 1300-1700. Emphasis on the growth of the city and how new forms of social interaction affected the development of architecture and the urban setting. No student may earn credit for both 4373 and 5373. (Alt. F) [IV-WC] .

A HI 4383. Italian Renaissance Art and Science.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing. Focuses on the confluence of science and art in Renaissance Italy through a study of materials, process, technique and structural issues addressed by artists in the creation of painting, sculpture, and architectures. (Su) [IV-WC].

A HI 4463. Issues in Northern Baroque Art.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 5463) Prerequisite: junior standing. Focuses on Northern Baroque art as case-study for examination of a variety of art historical methodologies and problems such as attribution, function, and meaning. No student may earn credit for both 4463 and 5463. (Irreg.)

A HI 4503. Art of the 18th Century: The Age of Enlightenment.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5503) Prerequisite: junior standing. Emphasizes the interaction of art with scientific, literary, historic and philosophical innovations of the eighteenth century. Content includes painting, sculpture and architecture of Northern Europe. No student may earn credit for both 4503 and 5503. (Alt. Sp) [IV-WC] .

A HI 4553. Nineteenth-Century Art.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5553) Prerequisite: junior standing. European art from the French Revolution to 1900, with particular emphasis on developments in French painting. Brief consideration of parallel trends in American art. No student may earn credit for both 4553 and 5553. (Irreg.) [IV-WC].

A HI 4613. Readings in Twentieth Century Art.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 5613) Prerequisite: junior standing. Explores the cultural/intellectual context of the Fauves, German Expressionists, Cubists, Constructivists, Futurists, Dadas, Surrealists, etc., through artists' and critics' writings and manifestos as well as other arts such as poetry, drama and dance. Readings, presentations, and critical writings will be assigned. No student may earn credit for both 4613 and 5613. (Irreg.) [IV-WC].

A HI 4633. Modern Art: Cezanne to 1950.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5633) Prerequisite: junior standing. European art from Post-Impressionism to 1950, including some American developments. Emphasis on painting and sculpture, with some consideration of architecture. No student may earn credit for both 4633 and 5633. (Irreg.) [IV-WC] .

A HI 4643. Art After Modernism.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 5643) Prerequisite: Junior standing. Examines the transition from modern to contemporary art in Europe and the United States between 1950 and 1989. No student may earn credit for both 4643 and 5643. (Irreg.)

A HI 4653. Art Since World War II.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 5653) Prerequisite: junior standing. Recent developments in art, both in the United States and abroad. No student may earn credit for both 4653 and 5653. (Irreg.) [IV-WC].

A HI 4693. World Modernisms.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 5693) Prerequisite: junior standing. Examines modernisms of the world between 1950 and 1989 with a strong emphasis on traditions outside the West. No student may earn credit for both 4693 and 5693. (Irreg.)

A HI 4723. Cinema of the American West: Then and Now.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 5723) Prerequisite: junior standing. Provides a critical overview of cinema of the American West from the 1930s to present day. Through screenings and course readings, examines the underlying components of Western films, including issues of race, class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and ideology. Also explores the influence of painting and photography on cinema, as filmmakers both reinforced and reshaped popular imaginings of the American West. No student may earn credit for both 4723 and 5723. (Irreg.)

A HI 4743. The American West in Art, Photography and Popular Culture.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5743) Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor. Focuses on the study of the Trans-Mississippi West, as seen through the eyes of artists and photographers from the early 19th century until today. A variety of media will be discussed, including paintings, prints, photography, and sculpture. The purpose of the course will be primarily to study Euro-American artistic conventions/tradition and how they have been employed in defining western history, culture, and native peoples as fact, fiction, and myth. No student may earn credit for both 4743 and 5743. (Irreg.) [IV-AF].

A HI 4753. The American West in Photography.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5753) Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of the instructor. This course focuses on the study of the trans-Mississippi west as seen through the eyes of photographers from the early 19th century up to the present. The purpose of this course will primarily be to study Euro-American photographic conventions, traditions, and styles and how they have been employed in defining American western history, culture and native peoples as fact, artistic motif and myth. No student may earn credit for both 4753 and 5753. (Irreg.) [IV-WC] .

A HI 4823. 20th Century American Indian Art History.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5823) Prerequisite: junior standing. Examination and study of the arts of North American Indians. Included in the survey will be the examination of new materials, styles, and the shifts of gender roles in the creative arts. No student may earn credit for both 4823 and 5823. (F) [IV-NW] .

A HI 4843. 20th Century Hispanic and Latin American Art History.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5843) Prerequisite: junior standing. Visual arts of Mexico, Central and South America. Interdisciplinary methodology includes painting, sculpture, photography, video, installations, pottery, and weaving. No student may earn credit for both 4843 and 5843. (F) [IV-WC].

A HI 4853. American Indian Women Artists.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5853) Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of the instructor. Investigates the arts of indigenous women throughout the Americas. Students will participate in research, discussion of selected readings, written assignments and individual presentations concerning the non-western aesthetics and ideals that are found in arts of Indian women from the 20th century forward. No student may earn credit for both 4853 and 5853. (Irreg.) [IV-NW].

A HI 4913. Seminar.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5913) Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit 12 hours. Advanced topics in art history. No student may earn credit for both 4913 and 5913. (Irreg.)

A HI 4930. Internship.1-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor; majors only. May be repeated; maximum credit 6 hours. Students arrange and participate in a professional work experience with an approved internship site. (Irreg.)

A HI 4933. Process and Theory Workshop.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 5933; Crosslisted with ARTC 4933) Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor; majors only. May be repeated with change of subject; maximum credit 6 hours. The course will offer a deeper grounding in relevant theoretical issues, as students explore together the interdisciplinary landscapes of contemporary theory and assess their relevance for artistic practice and art historical research. No student may earn credit for both 4933 and 5933. (Irreg.)

A HI 4943. Fieldwork for Art History.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 5943) Prerequisite: Junior standing and permission of instructor. Students will be introduced to the idea that strategies art historians have developed to interpret art can be applied to the full range of traces left by human beings in the natural world. This course stretches the disciple of art history in experimental ways, challenging the centrality of art, understood as the sort of object that belongs in a museum. No student may earn credit for both 4943 and 5943. (Irreg.)

A HI 4953. Museum Studies.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5953) Prerequisite: junior standing. Analysis of problems in collecting, authenticating, exhibiting and conserving works of art. Attention is also given to museum architecture and administration, as well as to the cultural and educational role of the museum in the community. Field trips, projects and papers are required. No student may earn credit for both 4953 and 5953. (Irreg.)

A HI 4960. Directed Readings.2-6 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: six hours of upper-division art history and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Research culminating in the preparation of papers using technical and critical literature in the history of art. (Irreg.)

A HI 4963. Museum Studies Seminar.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing. Intended to provide an introduction to the museum profession and particularly to art museums. The class will consist of lectures/discussion and field trips to art museums (as well as other kinds) in Norman, Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Fort Worth. No student may earn credit for both 4963 and 5963. (Irreg.)

A HI 4970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

A HI 4990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: senior standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

A HI 4993. Senior Capstone Experience.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: senior classification. May not be repeated for credit. Primary objective is to provide a culminating experience for the senior-year student. Satisfies the University-wide General Education Requirement for a capstone course for art history majors. (F, Sp) [V].

A HI 5123. Minoan Art and Architecture.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4123) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Examination and interpretation of Minoan palatial architecture and related art production on the island of Crete. No student may earn credit for both 4123 and 5123. (Irreg.)

A HI 5143. Mycenaean Art and Architecture.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4143) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Art of mainland Greece with particular attention to Mycenaean settlements and funeral practices. No student may earn credit for both 4143 and 5143. (Irreg.)

A HI 5163. Etruscan Art.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4163) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Examine and interpret selected works of Etruscan art in reference to the possible influences from the social, political, economic, literary, and religious "climate" of the time. No student may earn credit for both 4163 and 5163. (Irreg.)

A HI 5210. Graduate Readings.1-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. May be repeated with change of subject; maximum credit nine hours. Selected readings in art history. (Irreg.)

A HI 5213. Ancient Portraits.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. This course examines works from different western and non-western ancient cultures to establish a working definition of the art of portraiture. (Irreg.)

A HI 5220. Graduate Projects.1-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. May be repeated with change of subject; maximum credit nine hours. Individual problems on selected topics. (Irreg.)

A HI 5233. Medieval Art I: Early Christian to C 1100.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4233) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. A study of Western art and architecture from the early Christian period (fourth century) through the Early Romanesque period (about 1100). Studies of Byzantine, Migratory, Insular, Hispano-Islamic, Carolingian and Ottonian art included. No student may earn credit for both 4233 and 5233. (Irreg.)

A HI 5273. Byzantine Icons.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4273) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Byzantine images occupy a principal position at the heart of the Eastern Church and they are an organic part of daily services. The icon represents a vision of the invisible, and therefore a vision founded on divine knowledge which transforms the created work into the miracle working image. This class will examine the challenging process of producing holiness and divinity through painting panels. No student may earn credit for both 4273 and 5273. (Irreg.)

A HI 5343. Italian Decorative Complexes.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art & Art History. Designed for art history and non-art history majors studying abroad in Italy. Explores the history of sculpture, architecture and painting produced in Italy with particular emphasis on the renaissance in Tuscany between c. 1250 to 1534. No student may earn credit for both 4343 and 5343. (Irreg.)

A HI 5373. The Italian City: Renaissance and Baroque Architecture.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4373) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Architecture and urban planning of Italy from about 1300-1700. Emphasis on the growth of the city and how new forms of social interaction affected the development of architecture and the urban setting. No student may earn credit for both 4373 and 5373. (Irreg.)

A HI 5463. Issues in Northern Baroque Art.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 4463) Prerequisite: Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Looks at northern Baroque art as a case study for the examination of a variety of art historical problems such as attribution, function, interpretation, and symbolism. No student may earn credit for both 4463 and 5463. (Irreg.)

A HI 5503. Art of the 18th Century: The Age of Enlightenment.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4503) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Emphasizes the interaction of art with scientific, literary, historic and philosophical innovations of the eighteenth century. Content includes painting, sculpture and architecture of Northern Europe. No student may earn credit for both 4503 and 5503. (Irreg.)

A HI 5553. Nineteenth-Century Art.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4553) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. European art from the French Revolution to 1900, with particular emphasis on developments in French painting. Brief consideration of parallel trends in American art. No student may earn credit for both 4553 and 5553. (Irreg.)

A HI 5613. Readings in Twentieth-Century Art.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 4613) Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Explores the cultural/intellectual context of the Fauves, German Expressionists, Cubists, Constructivists, Futurists, Dadas, Surrealists, Etc., through artists' and critics' writings and manifestoes as well as other arts such as poetry, drama and dance. Readings, presentations, and critical writings will be assigned. No student may earn credit for both 4613 and 5613. (Irreg.)

A HI 5633. Modern Art: Cezanne to 1950.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4633) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. European art from Postimpressionism to 1950, including some American developments. Emphasis on painting and sculpture, with some consideration of architecture. No student may earn credit for both 4633 and 5633. (Irreg.)

A HI 5643. Art After Modernism.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 4643) Prerequisites: graduate standing; permission of instructor. Examines the transition from modern to contemporary art in Europe and the United States between 1950 and 1989. No student may earn credit for both 4643 and 5643. (Irreg.)

A HI 5653. Art Since World War II.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 4653) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Recent developments in art, both in the United States and abroad. No student may earn credit for both 4653 and 5653. (Irreg.)

A HI 5693. World Modernisms.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 4693) Prerequisites: graduate standing; permission of instructor. Examines modernisms of the world between 1960 and 1989 with a strong emphasis on traditions outside the West. No student may earn credit for both 4693 and 5693. (Irreg.)

A HI 5723. Cinema of the American West: Then and Now.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 4723) Prerequisite: graduate standing; majors only or permission of instructor. Provides a critical overview of cinema of the American West from the 1930s to present day. Through screenings and course readings, examines the underlying components of Western films, including issues of race, class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and ideology. Also explores the influence of painting and photography on cinema, as filmmakers both reinforced and reshaped popular imaginings of the American West. No student may earn credit for both 4723 and 5723. (Irreg.)

A HI 5743. The American West in Art, Photography, and Popular Culture.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4743) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Focuses on the study of the Trans-Mississippi West, as seen through the eyes of artists and photographers from the early 19th century until today. A variety of media will be discussed, including paintings, prints, photography, and sculpture. The purpose of the course will be primarily to study Euro-American artistic conventions/tradition and how they have been employed in defining western history, culture, and native peoples as fact, fiction, and myth. No student may earn credit for both 4743 and 5743. (Irreg.)

A HI 5753. The American West in Photography.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4753) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. This course focuses on the study of the trans-Mississippi west as seen through the eyes of photographers from the early 19th century up to the present. The purpose of this course will primarily be to study Euro-American photographic conventions, traditions, and styles and how they have been employed in defining American western history, culture and native peoples as fact, artistic motif and myth. No student may earn credit for both 4753 and 5753. (Irreg.)

A HI 5763. The American West in Myth and Memory.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing; majors only or permission of instructor. An interdisciplinary graduate seminar that critically addresses the mythologies of the American West, and the ways they are remembered and expressed over generations. Spanning topics such as colonization, the nuclear west, and terrorism, the course explores the schism between individual memories and public accounts of collective trauma, and the resulting debates over how to remember. Thematically examines expressions of memory through films, memorials, museum exhibits, and other forms of visual culture. (Irreg.)

A HI 5823. 20th Century American Indian Art History.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4823) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Examination and study of the arts of North American Indians. Included in the survey will be the examination of new materials, styles, and the shifts of gender roles in the creative arts. No student may earn credit for both 4823 and 5823. (Irreg.)

A HI 5843. 20th Century Hispanic and Latin American Art History.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4843) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Visual arts of Mexico, Central and South America. Interdisciplinary methodology includes painting, sculpture, photography, video installations, pottery, and weaving. No student may earn credit for both 4843 and 5843. (Irreg.)

A HI 5853. American Indian Women Artists.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4853) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Investigates the arts of indigenous women throughout the Americas. Students will participate in research, discussion of selected readings, written assignments and individual presentations concerning the non-western aesthetics and ideals that are found in arts of Indian women from the 20th century forward. No student may earn credit for both 4853 and 5853. (Irreg.)

A HI 5903. Methodologies and Theories in Art History.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in art history or senior standing with permission of instructor. A study of various scholarly approaches to the history of art, as well as the theories which inform these approaches. Preparation of bibliographies; short presentations and papers. (Irreg.)

A HI 5911. Teaching of Art History.1 Credit Hour.

Prerequisites: graduate standing; permission of instructor. Introduction to pedagogy for art history graduate students. It is required for Graduate Teaching Assistants with teaching assignments, and they should normally take it in the first semester of their appointment. The course focuses on principles and practices of good teaching and uses hands-on methods to encourage students to gain confidence and share ideas. Through a series of practical assignments students will increase their competency in creating and evaluating assignments, developing syllabi, and leading discussion sections. (Irreg.)

A HI 5912. Professional Writing for Art Historians.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: graduate standing; permission of instructor. This course is intended for graduate students pursuing an art history degree at the M.A. or Ph.D. level. It aims to teach professional writing skills necessary for a career in academia or the art world with a focus on proposals for conferences and grants. (Irreg.)

A HI 5913. Seminar.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4913) Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit twelve hours. Advanced topics in art history. No student may earn credit for both 4913 and 5913. (Irreg.)

A HI 5930. Graduate Internship.1-6 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing; permission of instructor. Variable credit: 1-6 hours. May be repeated; maximum credit 6 credit hours. An Internship is a planned work experience related to a student's personal career and academic goals. It can help a student learn about a career, apply knowledge gained in the classroom, develop skills, and enrich the student's understanding of a variety of art organizations. The primary purpose of an internship is to help relate academic experiences with those in the workplace. (Irreg.)

A HI 5933. Process and Theory Workshop.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 4933; Crosslisted with ARTC 5933) Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of subject; maximum credit 6 hours. The course will offer a deeper grounding in relevant theoretical issues, as students explore together the interdisciplinary landscapes of contemporary theory and assess their relevance for artistic practice and art historical research. No student may earn credit for both 4933 and 5933. (Irreg.)

A HI 5943. Fieldwork for Art History.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with A HI 4943) Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. Students will be introduced to the idea that strategies art historians have developed to interpret art can be applied to the full range of traces left by human beings in the natural world. This course stretches the discipline of art history in experimental ways, challenging the centrality of art, understood as the sort of object that belongs in a museum. No student may earn credit for both 4943 and 5943. (Irreg.)

A HI 5953. Museum Studies.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with 4953) Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Analysis of problems in collecting, authenticating, exhibiting and conserving works of art. Attention is also given to museum architecture and administration, as well as to the cultural and educational role of the museum in the community. Field trips, projects and papers are required. No student may earn credit for both 4953 and 5953. (Irreg.)

A HI 5960. Directed Readings.2-6 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Research culminating in the preparation of papers using technical and critical literature in the history of art. (Irreg.)

A HI 5963. Museum Studies Seminar.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing. Intended to provide an introduction to the museum profession and particularly to art museums. The class will consist of lectures/discussion and field trips to art museums (as well as other kinds) in Norman, Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Fort Worth. No student may earn credit for both 4963 and 5963. (Irreg.)

A HI 5970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

A HI 5972. Thesis Proposal.2-2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Students will create a research topic, select a thesis committee and formulate a proposal and bibliography approved by their committee. (Irreg.)

A HI 5980. Research for Master's Thesis.2-9 Credit Hours.

2 to 9 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. May be repeated for credit; maximum credit applicable toward degree, four hours. Directed research culminating in the completion of the master's thesis. (Irreg.)

A HI 5983. Graduate Readings in Museology: Power, Privilege and Ethics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing; Art History majors only or permission of the instructor. An interdisciplinary graduate seminar that examines museum ethics in both theoretical and practical contexts. Topics include the acquisition and conservation of art and artifacts, debates over display and interpretation, repatriation and the rights of Native peoples, and overarching questions of ideology and power. Special emphasis is placed on museum processes, collections, and exhibitions pertaining to the American West. (Sp)

A HI 5990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

A HI 5993. Special Studies.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit twelve hours. Advanced studies in various periods of art history, given under stated titles determined semester by the instructor involved. (Irreg.)

A HI 6103. Regional Art and Artists.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. May be repeated with change in topic; maximum credit 12 hours. Advanced seminar that will examine in depth various concepts, individuals, schools, movements or themes. Topics may include: contemporary Oklahoma artists; Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, 16 Taos and Santa Fe painters; contemporary Santa Fe artists; and Oklahoma artists 1880-1950. (Irreg.)

A HI 6203. Native American Art.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. May be repeated with change in topic; maximum credit 12 hours. Advanced seminar that will examine in depth various concepts, individuals, schools, movements, or themes. Topics may include: Oklahoma Native American artist; Ledger art; art of Native American people; contemporary Native American painters; Native American sculptors; southwestern Native American weaving; jewelry; beadwork; potteries; coastal American art of the northwest; and native arts of Hawaii. (Irreg.)

A HI 6313. Seminar in Early Modern Art.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit 6 hours. This course is a variable topic seminar on European Art from c. 1400s-c. 1700s that includes an advanced examination of a particular artist, theme, style, or era. (Irreg.)

A HI 6413. Seminar in Modern Art.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit 6 hours. This course is a variable topic seminar on European Art from c. 1800s-1900s that includes an advanced examination of a particular artist, theme, style, or era. (Irreg.)

A HI 6423. Topics in American Art History.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of instructor. Interdisciplinary seminar addressing topics in the history of American art, its focus changing from year to year though always concerned with developments in the art of the American west, based on close, restrained analysis of particular images combined with readings in art history and related disciplines. (Irreg.)

A HI 6433. American Art and Material Culture.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Interdisciplinary seminar addressing the significance of ordinary objects taken as evidence of unconscious as well as conscious attitudes and beliefs, some specific to their original makers, users, owners and receivers, others latent in the broader cultural milieu in which each object circulated or circulates still. (Irreg.)

A HI 6513. Critical Issues in Recent American Art History.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. Interdisciplinary seminar addressing critical issues in recent American art history through close attention to a series of recent monograms by major figures in the field. (Irreg.)

A HI 6603. Cross Cultural Art of the Americas.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the School of Art and Art History or permission of the instructor. May be repeated with change in topic; maximum credit 12 hours. Advanced seminar that will examine in depth various concepts, individuals, schools, movements or themes. May be repeated with a change in topic. Topics may include: the Canadian seven; Mexican art in the 19th century; pottery of San Ildefonso pueblo; pottery of Santa Clara pueblo; New York's influence on Emilo Amero and his Mexican contemporaries; Diego Riveria in America; Jean Charlot and his American murals; and Inuit art of the Artic. (Irreg.)

A HI 6950. Dissertation Proposal.1-6 Credit Hours.

1 to 6 hours. Prerequisite: Completion of core coursework for the PhD in Art History. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Students will create a research topic and formulate a proposal and bibliography approved by their doctoral committee. (F, Sp)

A HI 6960. Directed Readings.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Directed readings and/or literature review under the direction of a faculty member. (Irreg.)

A HI 6970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or research and field projects. (Irreg.)

A HI 6980. Research for Doctoral Dissertation.2-9 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of the general examination. Directed research culminating in the completion of the Doctoral dissertation. May be repeated for credit; Maximum credit applicable toward the degree is nine hours. (F, Sp)

A HI 6990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)