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ARTH4190 - History of Art and Visual Culture Thesis
In this capstone course for majors in History of Art and Visual Culture, students will define a research area and topic in consultation with the instructor. They will be instructed and guided through the research and writing process from the compilation of a bibliography through research methodologies and approaches to writing, resulting in a research paper or project of significant size and complexity and a presentation paper. Presentation papers/projects will be presented in class and the best, vetted through a faculty jury process, will be presented in an annual departmental symposium. Topics may include investigations of artists, movements, or developments in contemporary or historical art, theory, and criticism. Majors specializing in Curatorial Practices may develop a virtual exhibition with accompanying texts for a short catalogue in place of a thesis paper.

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Description In this capstone course for majors in History of Art and Visual Culture, students will define a research area and topic in consultation with the instructor. They will be instructed and guided through the research and writing process from the compilation of a bibliography through research methodologies and approaches to writing, resulting in a research paper or project of significant size and complexity and a presentation paper. Presentation papers/projects will be presented in class and the best, vetted through a faculty jury process, will be presented in an annual departmental symposium. Topics may include investigations of artists, movements, or developments in contemporary or historical art, theory, and criticism. Majors specializing in Curatorial Practices may develop a virtual exhibition with accompanying texts for a short catalogue in place of a thesis paper.
Prerequisites ( LA201 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 3.00> or ARTH3101 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 3.00> ) and ( LA439 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 3.00> or ARTH3144 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 3.00> or FINE2101 / Integrated <min grade = D-, min credit = 6.00> ) and ( LA401 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 3.00> or ARTH4101 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 3.00> or ARTH4104 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 3.00> or FINE3101 / Integrated <min grade = D-, min credit = 6.00> )
Corequisites N/A
Fees N/A
Credits 3.00
Credit Types Audit, Credit, HECC Credit, NonCredit, Transfer Credit

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