Art History Table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Art History

Major

A major in Art History requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Art History requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000-level units of study

Core

ARHT1001
Style and Substance: Introducing Art History
6      Semester 1
ARHT1002
Shock of the Now: Global Art since 1900
6      Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Selective
ARHT2602
Romanticism and Visual Art
6    P ARHT1001 and ARHT1002
Semester 1
ARHT2611
Art and Experience in Renaissance Italy
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Art History major
Semester 2
ARHT2612
Forming Power: 17th Century Art and Design

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Junior credit points in ARHT1001, ARHT1002 or ENGL1011
N ARHT2012
Semester 2
ARHT2614
Pollock to Psychedelia

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT2616
High Renaissance Art

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2016
Semester 2
ARHT2618
French Art, Salon to Cezanne
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2018
Semester 2
ARHT2624
Sensation: Contemporary Art

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P ARHT1001 and ARHT1002
N ARHT2024


This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.
Semester 1
ARHT2632
Modern Australian Art and Cinema
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2032
Semester 1
ARHT2636
Contemporary Aboriginal Art

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P (ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or 12 Junior credit points in GCST, SCLG, ANTH, ENGL1008, ENGL1026, PHIL1011 or PHIL1013
N ARHT2036
Semester 1
ARHT2640
Contemporary Asian Art

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2040
Semester 2
ARHT2645
Arts in Imperial China
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 2
ARHT2671
Art, Travel, Empires

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2071
Semester 2
ARHT2674
Fashion and Dress: Past and Present

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT2675
Fieldwork: Art at the Gallery
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies


Taught as a three-hour block. To meet the agreement we have established with our industry partner, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, this unit will be taught as a three-hour block. This structure allows us to engage in focused and extended object-based learning activities, the logistics and pedagogy of which require an extended block of time. Teaching in a three hour block means less disruption to the gallery's schedule.
Semester 2
ARHT2676
Planetary Art: Nature, Ecology, Environment
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT2677
Art, Memory, and Identity
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 2
ARHT2678
Islamic Art and Architecture
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts
Semester 1
FILM2000
From Silent to Sound Cinema
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Film Studies major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Art History major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Visual Arts major
N ARHT2052 or ARHT2652
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Selective
ARHT3610
Art in the Age of Giotto

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Senior credit points in Art History
N ARHT2610
Semester 2
ARHT3617
British Art and Empire
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History
N ARHT2617
Semester 2
ARHT3633
Contemporary Australian Art and Film

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2633
Semester 2
ARHT3636
Contemporary Indigenous Art
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Indigenous Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2636
Semester 1
ARHT3646
Modern Art in East Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2646
Semester 1
ARHT3662
On Photography and the Wretched Screen

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 Senior credit points in Art History
N ARHT2662
Semester 1
ARHT3663
Gender and Sexuality in Asian Art History
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT3672
Fieldwork: Art and the City
12    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
ARHT3673
Art and the Aesthetics of the Everyday

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History major or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT3674
Objects and Problems: Old Regime Europe

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the Art History Major or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 2
ARHT3675
Objects and Problems at Chau Chak Wing Museum
6    P 12 cred points at 2000 level in the Art History major
Semester 2
ARHT3678
Arts of the Book in the Islamic World
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History
Semester 2
ARIN3630
Digital Arts
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Digital Cultures or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Design Computing
N ARIN2630
Semester 2
FILM3000
Cinematic Transformations
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Digital Cultures or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT3601
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

Where this major is being completed as a first major towards a degree, students should ensure that the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study is undertaken.
Where this major is being completed as a second major from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences towards a degree, the Industry and Community Project unit of study is the appropriate unit to select.
ARHT3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARHT3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive July
Intensive June
Intensive March
Intensive May
Intensive November
Intensive October
Intensive September
Semester 1
Semester 2