History of Art, Minor

History of Art introduces students to the history of art, architecture, and visual culture of world civilization from pre-history to the present. Courses emphasize the interrelation between art and the cultures that produced it, with special attention to social, economic, political, religious, and philosophical contexts.

The following requirements below are intended for students declared after Fall 2022. If you have already declared your minor, please speak to your academic advisor for assistance.

Minor Coordinator:
Justine DeYoung

justine_deyoung@fitnyc.edu

Complete five of the following courses, one of which must be a G9.

Courses marked with an asterisk fulfill the G9 requirement.

HA 111History of Western Art and Civilization: Ancient Prehistory Through the Middle Ages3
HA 112History of Western Art and Civilization: Renaissance to the Modern Era3
HA 114Prehistoric Art3
HA 116Indigenous Art of North America *3
HA 121Cities and Civilizations: The Eastern Mediterranean World, c. 3000 BCE-1000 CE *3
HA 201History of Fashion Photography3
HA 202Feminist Art Histories, Theories, and Practices3
HA 203History of Decorative Arts: Jewelry and Metalwork3
HA 204History of East Asian Costume3
HA 205Italian Art in Context3
HA 206The Art, Architecture, and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt *3
HA 207Art and Architecture in Venice3
HA 208Earth Matters: Art & Environment in Ancient Egypt and Western Asia *3
HA/PE 210Devotional Art and Dance of the Indian Sub-Continent and West Asia (Interdisciplinary) *3
HA 211Asian American Art and Design3
HA 212Renaissance Art in Florence3
HA 213Rome: A Cultural History in Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture3
HA 214Art In New York3
HA 215History of Menswear3
HA 216American Indian Art and Civilization3
HA 217/FI 224History of Avant-Garde Film3
HA 218Art and Myth in the Classical World3
HA 219African American Art3
HA 220History of Interior Design: The Modern Interior as Space and Image3
HA 221East Asian Art and Civilization *3
HA 223African Art and Civilization *3
HA 224Mesoamerican Art and Civilization *3
HA 225Art and Civilization of India *3
HA 226Art and Civilization of the Islamic World *3
HA 227Archaeological Excavation in Israel *3
HA 228Oceanic Art and Civilization *3
HA 229Korean Art and Civilization *3
HA 230Modern and Contemporary African Art *3
HA 231Modern Art3
HA 232Dada and Surrealism3
HA 233Contemporary Global Fashion3
HA 234Warhol and Pop Art3
HA 235Art, Technology and Empire in the Ancient World: Greece and Persia3
HA 236Queering Art History and Western Visual Culture3
HA 237Global Fashion: Ancient Origins to Modern Styles3
HA 238Art and Design in Morocco3
HA 239The History of African Textiles and Fashion3
HA 240Modern and Contemporary Korean Art3
HA 241History of Photojournalism3
HA 243History of Photography3
HA 244Art and Architecture in Paris3
HA 245Art of the United States3
HA 251/FI 234Film Genres: Horror3
HA 252/FI 241History of Russian and Soviet Film3
HA 271Japanese Art and Civilization *3
HA/MA 272Islamic Art and Mathematics (Interdisciplinary) *3
HA 300Art and Architecture of the Venetian Republic, c. 1100-18003
HA 301Fashion and Impressionism (Honors)3
HA 302Baroque Splendor: Art and Culture in Seventeenth-Century Europe3
HA 303Tradition and Innovation in Asian Art and Design3
HA 304Holocaust Representation in Art (Honors)3
HA 305History of 20th-Century Textile Design3
HA 306Far From Home: Travel Narratives and Art History (Honors)3
HA 308Goddesses, Women, Power and Patronage in the Ancient World (Honors)3
HA 309History of Business in the Visual Arts: 1800-2000 (Honors)3
HA 310Global Contemporaries in the World of Art *3
HA 311Medieval Art3
HA 314History of American Art3
HA 315/FI 242Ethnographic Film *3
HA 316The Bauhaus3
HA 317Italian Renaissance Art and Civilization3
HA 318Repositioning Ancient Egypt and Rethinking Egyptology3
HA 319Art History and Conservation3
HA 320Animals, Architecture, and Aesthetics3
HA 321Eco-Visions in Art and Design3
HA/PL 330Approaches to Fashion Theory (Interdisciplinary)3
HA 331Contemporary Art and Culture: 1945 to the Present3
HA 332Modern Architecture3
HA 333Contemporary Photography and New Media3
HA 342History of Textile Design3
HA 344History of Western Costume3
HA 345History of Industrial Design3
HA 346Twentieth-Century Fashion and Art3
HA 347/FI 262Costume and Fashion in Film3
HA 348History of the Modern Printed Image3
HA 381The Word and the Page: A History of Writing and Books (Honors)3
HA 382Beauty: The Human Ideal in Visual Culture (Honors)3
HA 383Art of the Silk Road: Cross-Cultural Encounters (Honors) *3
HA 384American Narratives in New York City Museums (Honors)3
HA 385Racism and Antiracism in Public Art and Architecture of the United States (Honors)3
HA 392The Art of Venice: Titian to Tiepolo (Honors)3
HA 394History of New York Architecture (Honors)3
HA 395Studies in American Indian Art and Culture (Honors) *3
HA 396Art and Patronage in the Italian Renaissance (Honors)3
HA 397Studies in Maya Art and Culture (Honors) *3
HA 398Architecture and Faith: Ancient and Islamic Cities (Honors) *3
HA 411Western Theories of Art3
HA 462Art and Ethics3