Course Offerings by term

Course Offerings

Firstbridge courses are offered to degree seeking freshmen and registration is done via webform in pre-arrival checklist.


DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Friday
15:20
16:40
VISIT-1
Tuesday
13:45
15:05
C-101
Friday
13:45
15:05
C-101

Investigates the growth patterns of Paris from Roman times through the Second Empire. Studies major monuments, pivotal points of urban design, and vernacular architecture on site. Presents the general vocabulary of architecture, the history of French architecture and urban planning, as well as a basic knowledge of French history to provide a framework for understanding the development of Paris.


DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Friday
16:55
18:15
VISIT-1
Tuesday
15:20
16:40
C-101
Friday
15:20
16:40
C-101

Introduces first the specific contributions of Greek art to the Western tradition. Then presents the diversification of these achievements in the Etruscan civilization and in the Hellenistic age. Examines how the Romans absorbed, continued, and creatively transformed Greek and Etruscan art and passed the ancient heritage on to medieval and early modern Europe.


DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Friday
09:00
10:20
VISIT-1
Tuesday
10:35
11:55
C-101
Friday
10:35
11:55
C-101

Surveys notable developments in painting, sculpture, and architecture in Italy and in Northern Europe (late 13th-16th centuries). Emphasizes the origins of the Renaissance and the basic stylistic evolution from Early to High Renaissance and Mannerism. Explores the ramifications of the Italian Renaissance mode as it came into contact with other historical and cultural traditions in Northern Europe. AH 1000 and AH 1020 are strongly recommended as prerequisites.


DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
13:45
15:05
C-101
Wednesday
13:45
15:05
C-101
Wednesday
15:20
16:40
VISIT-1

Topics change each semester


DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
10:35
11:55
C-101
Thursday
10:35
11:55
C-101

Introduces the methodologies of the discipline. Develops skills in research and analysis by stressing the close, critical reading of art historical texts and investigating the assumptions and perspectives of major art historians. Provides the opportunity to explore different methods and approaches.


DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Monday
09:00
10:20
C-101
Thursday
09:00
10:20
C-101

Topics vary every semester.
“For the course description, please find this course in the respective semester on the public course browser: https://www.aup.edu/academics/course-catalog/by-term.”


DayStart TimeEnd TimeRoom
Friday
13:45
15:05
VISIT-1
Tuesday
12:10
13:30
C-101
Friday
12:10
13:30
C-101

Internships are commonly pursued in galleries, museums, art auction houses or cultural institutions, but can also be completed in a variety of other institutions depending on students’ interests and initiative. The University cannot guarantee placement in an internship, but will provide assistance with the internship search. Junior standing is recommended as well as early contact with the Internship Office for registration purposes. Internships may be taken for 0, 1 or 4 credits. Students may do more than one internship, but internship credit cannot cumulatively total more than 4 credits.


Internships may be taken for 0 credits. Students may do more than one internship, but internship credit cannot cumulatively total more than 4 credits.


A Senior Project is an independent study representing a Major Capstone Project that needs to be registered using the Senior Project registration form.
(Download: https://fd10.formdesk.com/aup/SeniorProjectApplication)