ARTH 300. Senior Colloquium in Art History Methods
Prereq.: permission of the department. Required for all majors in art history. Offered in the fall semester and must be taken in the student’s senior year. An introduction to both the practical methods of research and writing in art history and to the range of intellectual approaches to the interpretation of works of art, including style and connoisseurship, iconography, and psychological and sociological methods. Emphasis is on reading and class discussion, and on a series of exercises to develop techniques for effective presentation of ideas in both written and oral form, culminating in an illustrated lecture.
ARTH 320.1–320.4. Internship
Prereq.: 3.0 department average; a letter of acceptance detailing the research project from the program to which student is applying; permission of the art history advisor. An independent course in which a student works for a semester as an intern in a museum or an agency dealing with works of art. The course permits the student to develop and undertake a special research project related to the internship under the supervision of a department advisor. Evaluation of the student will be based on a report from a supervisor on student’s work and a written report on the project.
ARTH 330. Special Problems
Prereq.: College average 2.75, department average 3.3. Open to a limited number of qualified students who want to do independent work in the history of art. Written application for permission to enroll, stating in detail the nature and scope of the proposed project, must be submitted to the department chair at least one month prior to the date of registration.
ARTS 254. – ARTS 379. Special Projects in Studio Art
Prereq.: Completion of Level 1 and 2 requirements and ARTH 101 and 102, and permission of the instructor and deputy chair of Studio Art. Any title may be repeated for a maximum of six credits with permission of the department. Special Projects courses are designed for students who want more intensive work in any studio discipline, or to strengthen or advance their basic skills in:
Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Graphic Design and Typography, Computer Imaging, Illustration, Woodcut, Intaglio, Lithography, Serigraphy, Photography, Ceramics.
ARTS 393. Independent Internship
Prereq.: College average 2.75, department average 3.4. Open to a limited number of qualified students who want to do independent work in a related arts organization. Written application for permission to enroll, stating in detail the nature and scope of the proposed project, must be submitted to the department deputy chair at least one month prior to the date of registration. BFA students are encouraged to use one 3-credit elective (ARTS 393) course for an internship at one of the department-approved nonprofit arts organizations in New York City. The department maintains a list of these organizations, and students can see the deputy chair of Studio Art or a faculty advisor for advice and arrangements with an individual organization.