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364. Rome Reborn: Caput Mundi in Ancient, Renaissance, and Modern Contexts
Antiquity, Christianity, and Facism (in Rome)
This upper-level course, traces the history of the Eternal City from antiquity and the world of
Julius Caesar and Augustus to the Rome of the early modern popes and the imperialist vision of
Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. Topics include the evolution of the ancient city into the capital
of the Roman Empire, the Christianization of Rome and the Church Triumphant of the Counter
Reformation as well as urban planning and reconstruction under Mussolini. This course is
particularly appropriate for students interested in the use of art, architecture, and urban design
as persuasive or visual rhetoric. In Rome. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing or completion

of a 200-level art history course. Additional fee required. No S/U option. (Humanities)

371. Art Methods
Current K-12 methods in the teaching of art. Special emphasis on the materials and methods
needed to be a creative art teacher. Lesson and unit design, computer applications, student
assessment, classroom management, and 30 hours of observation and practicum work in the
local schools. Required of all Education majors seeking K-6 and/or 7-12 certification
recommendation(s) in art. Optional for general elementary education majors. This course
cannot be used for credit toward an Art major or minor. Prerequisites:EDU 205, EDU 215, EDU
230, EDU 240, and admission to Teacher Education Program. No S/U option. (Teacher
Preparation)

375-379. Advanced Topics in Art History
Examination of particular themes in art history. The course integrates material from other
disciplines. Upcoming topics may include: African Masquerade; Mexican Modernism; The
Sistine Chapel; Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael; Monet and the Impressionists; Frida
Kahlo and Georgia O'Keeffe; Art and Empire; Classical Architecture; and the City of Rome (In
Rome, Italy). Prerequisite: 200-level art history course or permission of instructor. Alternate
years. No S/U option. See Topics Courses. [AH] (Humanities)

391. Advanced Studio Tutorial
Sustained projects in studio art. Prerequisites: a minimum of three college-level art courses,
experience in the medium of the tutorial, and permission of the instructor at least two terms in
advance. May be repeated for credit. No S/U option. [SA]

392. Advanced Art History Tutorial
An examination of one or more areas of art history not included in the regular offerings, or
expanded research of a topic introduced in an art history course previously studied.
Prerequisites: a minimum of two college-level art history courses, appropriate experience in the
area of proposed study, and permission of the instructor at least two terms in advance. May be

repeated for credit. No S/U option. [AH]

483. Studio Art Seminar
Readings and discussions about theories of art in conjunction with a studio practicum. Includes
a week long stay in Chicago. Additional fees requried. No S/U option. Prerequisite: ART 260,

264, 362, or 363. Junior standing and declared Studio Art major. [SA]

484. Art History Seminar

Readings and discussions about theories of art and the methodologies of art history with a

practicum. Includes a week long stay in Chicago. Additional fees required. Alternate years. No

S/U option. Prerequisites: declared Art History major. [AH]

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