Art History, M.A.

TYLER SCHOOL OF ART

About the Program

The Art History Department offers courses of study leading to the Master of Arts and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The M.A. is intended to provide breadth and thoroughness in the study of Art History, either as preparation for future graduate study or as the foundation for careers in related areas.

Time Limit for Degree Completion: 3 years

Campus Location: Main

Full-Time/Part-Time Status: The degree program can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

Interdisciplinary Study: The Fine Arts Administration Track promotes interdisciplinary study as students take courses in Art History and in business through the Fox School of Business and Management.

Study Abroad: Students researching Italian topics may be eligible for a fellowship to study in Rome. Doctoral students have priority. In addition, opportunities for study and excavating abroad are offered in the summer.

Accreditation: This degree program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Areas of Specialization: The curriculum includes courses in all periods and phases of Western art history, as well as special concentrations in Aegean, Greek, and Roman art; Late Antique, Byzantine, and Medieval art; Renaissance and Baroque painting, sculpture, and architecture; Northern Renaissance and Northern Baroque art; the History of Prints; and Modern and Contemporary American and European art. It also introduces a wide variety of critical methods and approaches.

Job Prospects: The program is intended to provide breadth and thoroughness in the study of Art History as preparation for future graduate study or as the foundation for careers in related areas.

Non-Matriculated Student Policy: Non-matriculated students must contact the Art History Department for information.

Financing Opportunities: Teaching Assistantships are offered, but are ordinarily reserved for doctoral students. They carry a stipend and full tuition remission for up to 9 credits per term. Applications should include a statement of previous teaching and/or research experience, areas of interest and future goals, unofficial transcripts, and curriculum vitae. Applicants interested in being considered for a Teaching Assistantship must submit their application by January 15.

Eligible graduate students are encouraged to apply for work study. Work-study grants may be used to assist in the image-digitizing project and other slide room activities.

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadline:

Fall: December 15
Spring: November 1

Applications are reviewed in March and November, or as they are received after the deadline dates. Students wishing to be considered for fellowships and teaching assistantships must apply by December 15.

APPLY ONLINE to this graduate program.

Letters of Reference:
Number Required: 2

From Whom: Letters of recommendation should be obtained from college/university faculty members, gallery directors, and/or curators familiar with the applicant's academic and artistic competence. The letters should be submitted via SlideRoom at https://temple.slideroom.com along with the statement of goals, resume, and writing sample.

Coursework Required for Admission Consideration: Five courses in Art History are required for admissions consideration: two surveys and one upper-level course in each of three areas to include Ancient or Medieval art; Renaissance or Baroque art; and Modern and Contemporary American and European art. Strong applicants to the program who meet the prerequisites, except in the number of courses, may be admitted conditionally. These students are permitted to enroll in a maximum of four undergraduate courses to complete the required prerequisites. A direct track to the Ph.D. in Art History is also offered for exceptionally well-qualified applicants. See the Art History, Ph.D. page for more information.

Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required, but it need not be in Art History. Official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended, whether or not a degree was awarded, must be sent to the Tyler School of Art, Graduate Admissions Office, 2001 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6016.

Statement of Goals: Approximately 500 to 1,000 words include your interest in Temple's program, your research goals, your future career goals, and your academic and research achievements. Submit via SlideRoom at https://temple.slideroom.com along with letters of reference, resume, and writing sample.

Standardized Test Scores:
GRE: Required. Scores are typically in the 75-99% range, particularly on the verbal section.

TOEFL: 79 iBT or 550 PBT minimum

Resume: Current curriculum vitae required. Submit via SlideRoom at https://temple.slideroom.com along with letters of reference, statement of goals, and writing sample.

Writing Sample: The writing sample should demonstrate your ability to research and write a scholarly paper on a topic in Art History. The paper should be no more than 10 pages in length and fully referenced according to a professional, scholarly style manual. Submit via SlideRoom at https://temple.slideroom.com along with the letters of reference, statement of goals, and resume.

Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30 for the Thesis Track; 36 for the Fine Arts Administration Track

Required Courses:

Thesis Track

Art History courses21
With permission, 9 credits may be taken outside of the Art History Department9
Total Credit Hours30

Fine Arts Administration Track

Art History courses15
Fox School of Business and Management courses12
Additional credits in either Art History or in Fox School of Business and Management coursework3
Internship6
Total Credit Hours36

Language Examination: Students must demonstrate a reading knowledge of two foreign languages: German and either French or Italian. This requirement is applicable for both the Thesis and the Fine Arts Administration Tracks.

Culminating Events:
Comprehensive Examination:
The comprehensive examination is a slide examination covering all of Western art. It is usually taken in the third term of study. The exam is applicable for both the Thesis and the Fine Arts Administration Tracks.

Thesis:
Students in the Thesis Track need to write a master's thesis, a document detailing independent research that demonstrates the student's mastery of her/his primary area of interest.

Internship:
The internship constitutes the culminating event for students completing the Fine Arts Administration Track. Following the completion of all course requirements, students complete an internship for which six credits are granted.

Courses

ARTH 5400. Topics in Art History. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in art history. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5401. European Crafts Decorative Arts. 3 Credit Hours.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

ARTH 5402. History of Modern Crafts and Design I. 3 Credit Hours.

Traces the ideas, personnel, workshops, objects and styles of the Arts and Crafts Movement from William Morris to Henry Mercer (1850s-ca. 1915) in Europe and the United States. Charles and Margaret Mackintosh in Scotland, Eliel Saarinen in Finland, Charles Ashbee and the Guild of Handicraft in England, Stickley, Roycroft, Frank Lloyd Wright and Tiffany in the U.S., and other key designers/crafters of clay, metal, fiber, wood, glass will be studied. The influence of Japanese art and craft, the development of the various forms of Art Nouveau, and "Arts and Crafts" houses will also be examined.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

ARTH 5403. History of Modern Crafts and Design II. 3 Credit Hours.

Continues the study of key schools, workshops, individuals, techniques, attitudes, and styles pertaining to 20th-century craft and design in the U.S. and Europe. Issues include the Bauhaus, the move to modernism, the continuing influence of Arts and Crafts ideas, the studio craft movement, and gender.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

ARTH 5405. History of Photography. 3 Credit Hours.

Examination of key developments in the history of modern photography.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

ARTH 5431. International Cinema. 3 Credit Hours.

Examination of various aspects of international cinema. Past and future topics include Italian Neorealism, Third World Cinema, India-Iraq: Comparative Cinema, German Expressionist Cinema, The "Artist" in Film, and Silent Cinema.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for a total of 6 credit..

ARTH 5451. Painting: Late 19th Century. 3 Credit Hours.

Survey of European painting between 1870 and 1900, concentrating on Realism and Symbolism in France, Belgium, England, Germany, Austria and Scandinavia. Artists to be considered in detail are Monet, Cezanne, Batien-Lepage, Gauguin, Rossetti, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Leighton, Knopff, Menzel, Hodler, Munch and Zorn.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

ARTH 5460. Topics in 20th-Century Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in 20th-century art. Recent topics include History of Modern Graphic Design.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5461. Symbolism, Dada, and Surrealism. 3 Credit Hours.

This course investigates certain movements within Modernism that explore fantasy, psychology, imagination, humor, irrationality, violence, the grotesque, the unconscious, the abject, and the absurd. Symbolism and some aspects of Expressionism are approached in relation to the key twentieth-century international developments of Metaphysical Art, Dada and Surrealism. Works in various media are considered, including those outside the visual arts (such as poetry and music), paying particular attention to challenges to the definition of art and the social and political implications of these challenges. Artists considered include: Moreau, Redon, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Munch, Rousseau, de Chirico, Duchamp, Picabia, Tzara, Arp, Man Ray, Breton, Schwitters, Hoch, Grosz, Ernst, Masson, Miro, Magritte, Matta, Kahlo, Tanguy, Dali, Gorky and others.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

ARTH 5462. Picasso and Modern Masters. 3 Credit Hours.

This course investigates the work of four major modern artists: Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp, and Brancusi.  It places them in a variety of cultural, social, aesthetic, and historical contexts. Because the works of these artists are strongly represented in the Philadelphia Museum and in other local collections, several trips to examine work firsthand are planned.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

ARTH 5500. Topics in Art History II. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in art history. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5510. Topics in Ancient Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in ancient art. Recent topics have included Greek Vase Painting, Greek Architecture, Minoan and Mycenaen Art, Hellenistic and Roman Sculpture, Greek and Roman Monumental Painting, and Curating an Exhibition on the History of Archaeological Illustration. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5520. Topics in Medieval Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Courses taught or planned include The Decorated Style: Architecture; Painting and Sculpture in England ca. 1240-1360; French Gothic Manuscript Illumination ca. 1200-1400; and The Visual Culture of Monasticism in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5530. Topics in Renaissance Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent or planned topics include Artistic Exchange between Italy and Northern Europe; Mannerism Redefined; Color and Meaning in Painting; Renaissance Architecture; Bernini, Caravaggio, and Velasquez; Michelangelo; and The Sacred Image in the Renaissance: Crisis and Resolution. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5540. Topics in Baroque Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in the art of the Baroque period. Recent topics include Style and the Historiography of Baroque Art. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5550. Topics in 19th-Century Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include Manet and 19th century French Criticism; Impressionism and Post-Impressionism; Pre-Raphaelite Painting; Symbolism; Depicting Race; and American Cosmopolitans: Art and Modernity in the Gilded Age, 1870-1913. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5560. Topics in 20th-Century Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include Art since 1945; Dada and Surrealism; Futurist Art and Theory; and Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp, and Brancusi. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5580. Topics in Asian Art. 3 Credit Hours.

A selected topic in the Non-Western history of art will be examined.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5600. Topics in Art History III. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in art history. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5601. Historiography of Art History. 3 Credit Hours.

Study of key methods and critical approaches in art history.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

ARTH 5610. Topics in Ancient Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in ancient art. Possible topics include Greek Vase Painting, Greek Architecture, Minoan and Mycenaen Art, Hellenistic and Roman Sculpture, Greek and Roman Monumental Painting, and Curating an Exhibition on the History of Archaeological Illustration. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5611. Greek Vase-Painting. 3 Credit Hours.

A survey of Greek vase painting from the late Bronze Age until the period of red figure and black figure painting.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

ARTH 5620. Topics in Medieval Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Courses taught or planned include The Decorated Style: Architecture; Painting and Sculpture in England ca. 1240-1360; French Gothic Manuscript Illumination ca. 1200-1400; and The Visual Culture of Monasticism in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5621. Archeological Program. 3 Credit Hours.

Study in Ancient Art and Archaeology.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5630. Topics in Renaissance Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent or planned topics include Artistic Exchange between Italy and Northern Europe; Mannerism Redefined; Color and Meaning in Painting; Renaissance Architecture; Bernini, Caravaggio, and Velasquez; Michelangelo; and The Sacred Image in the Renaissance: Crisis and Resolution. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5640. Topics in Baroque Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in the art of the Baroque period. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5650. Topics in 19th Century Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include Manet and 19th century French Criticism; Impressionism and Post-Impressionism; Pre-Raphaelite Painting; Symbolism; Depicting Race; and American Cosmopolitans: Art and Modernity in the Gilded Age, 1870-1913. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 5660. Topics in 20th Century Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include Art since 1945; Dada and Surrealism; Futurist Art and Theory; and Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp, and Brancusi. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8400. Seminar Composition Studies: Painting. 3 Credit Hours.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8410. Seminar: Comparative Studies in Ancient Techniques. 3 Credit Hours.

An investigation of the methods and technology used in the ancient Mediterranean cultures of Egypt, Anatolia, Greece, and Rome to product art. Reports will cover ceramics, metalworking, jewelry making, glassmaking, painting, sculpture, weaving, architecture, lapidary, and other art forms. Presentations will sometimes be made in studies and sometimes as slide lectures.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Education, Master of Fine Arts
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8430. Seminar: Problems, Period, Style. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in art history. Past and future topics include Picasso and Duchamp; Methods in Modern Art; Futurist Art and Theory; The Body in Art History; Censorship; Dada and Surrealism; Arts of Asia; Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp, Brancusi; and The 1960s. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Education, Master of Fine Arts
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8440. Seminar: Problems, Period, Style. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in art history. Past and future topics include Picasso and Duchamp; Methods in Modern Art; Futurist Art and Theory; The Body in Art History; Censorship; Dada and Surrealism; Arts of Asia; Public Sculpture; Philadelphia Architecture and Urbanism; and Exhibition Studies. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Education, Master of Fine Arts
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8450. Special Projects. 3 to 6 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in art theory and criticism. Content varies.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Education, Master of Fine Arts
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8460. Seminar in Contemporary Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in contemporary art. Past and future topics include Abstract Expressionism, Contemporary American Realism, Art of the 1960s, Pop Art, Art of the 1980s, and Contemporary American Realism. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Education, Master of Fine Arts
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8470. Seminar in Modern Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in modern art. Past and future topics include American Early Modernism, Art Nouveau, Visionary Art, Landscape Painting, and Monumental Sculpture. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Education, Master of Fine Arts
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8530. Seminar: Problems, Period, Style II. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in art history. Future topics include Picasso and Duchamp; Methods in Modern Art; Futurist Art and Theory; The Body in Art History; Censorship; Dada and Surrealism; Arts of Asia; Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp, Brancusi; and The 1960s. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Education, Master of Fine Arts
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8540. Seminar: Problems, Period, Style II. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in art history. Future topics include Picasso and Duchamp; Methods in Modern Art; Futurist Art and Theory; The Body in Art History; Censorship; Dada and Surrealism; Arts of Asia; Public Sculpture; Philadelphia Architecture and Urbanism; and Exhibition Studies. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Education, Master of Fine Arts
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8560. Seminar in Contemporary Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in contemporary art. Future topics include Abstract Expressionism, Contemporary American Realism, Art of the 1960s, Pop Art, Art of the 1980s, and Contemporary American Realism. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Education, Master of Fine Arts
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8570. Seminar in Modern Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected topics in modern art. Future topics include American Early Modernism, Art Nouveau, Visionary Art, Landscape Painting, and Monumental Sculpture. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Education, Master of Fine Arts
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8610. Problems in Ancient Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent topics have included Art in the Age of Augustus; Severan Art; and Ancient Counterfeits, Looting, and the Ethics of Collecting. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8620. Problems in Medieval Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Courses taught recently or planned include The Iconography of Later Medieval Art: Theory & Practice; The Medieval Portal; Carolingian Art; The Icon; The Spaces of the Medieval Church and Their Decoration: Cloister, Choir, and Chapel; and Late Antique and Byzantine Aesthetics. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8630. Problems in Renaissance Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent or planned topics include Michelangelo and His Times; After Raphael: Painting in Central Italy; Michelangelo's Last Judgment; Beyond Florence: Artistic Centers in the 15th Century; Palladio and His Legacy; and Titian, Tintoretto, and Veronese. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8640. Problems in Baroque Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include The Baroque Altarpiece; The Invention and Evolution of the Early Modern Hero; Baroque Sepulchral Art; Women as Patrons in the Early Modern Period; Historiography of the Baroque; Art and the Spectator; and Illusionism and the Visionary in Italy and Spain. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8650. Problems in 19th-Century Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include Courbet and Manet; Cezanne; and Delacroix. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8660. Problems in 20th-Century Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include Modern and Postmodern Portraiture, Abstract Expressionism, Art of the 1960s, Art of the 1980s, Censorship, and The 20th Century Metropolis. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8680. Problems in Asian Art. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics vary.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8710. Problems in Ancient Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent topics have included Art in the Age of Augustus; Severan Art; and Ancient Counterfeits, Looting, and the Ethics of Collecting. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8720. Problems in Medieval Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Courses taught recently or planned include The Iconography of Later Medieval Art: Theory & Practice; The Medieval Portal; Carolingian Art; The Icon; The Spaces of the Medieval Church and Their Decoration: Cloister, Choir, and Chapel; and Late Antique and Byzantine Aesthetics. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8730. Problems in Renaissance Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent or planned topics include Michelangelo and His Times; After Raphael: Painting in Central Italy; Michelangelo's Last Judgment; Beyond Florence: Artistic Centers in the 15th Century; Palladio and His Legacy; and Titian, Tintoretto, and Veronese. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8740. Problems in Baroque Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include The Baroque Altarpiece; The Invention and Evolution of the Early Modern Hero; Baroque Sepulchral Art; Women as Patrons in the Early Modern Period; Historiography of the Baroque; Art and the Spectator; and Illusionism and the Visionary in Italy and Spain. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8750. Problems in 19th-Century Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include Courbet and Manet; Cezanne; and Delacroix. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8760. Problems in 20th-Century Art II. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include Modern and Postmodern Portraiture, Abstract Expressionism, Art of the 1960s, Art of the 1980s, Censorship, and The 20th Century Metropolis. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8810. Problems in Ancient Art III. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent topics have included Art in the Age of Augustus; Severan Art; and Ancient Counterfeits, Looting, and the Ethics of Collecting. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8820. Problems in Medieval Art III. 3 Credit Hours.

Courses taught recently or planned include The Iconography of Later Medieval Art: Theory & Practice; The Medieval Portal; Carolingian Art; The Icon; The Spaces of the Medieval Church and Their Decoration: Cloister, Choir, and Chapel; and Late Antique and Byzantine Aesthetics. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8830. Problems in Renaissance Art III. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent or planned topics include Michelangelo and His Times; After Raphael: Painting in Central Italy; Michelangelo's Last Judgment; Beyond Florence: Artistic Centers in the 15th Century; Palladio and His Legacy; and Titian, Tintoretto, and Veronese. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8840. Problems in Baroque Art III. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include The Baroque Altarpiece; The Invention and Evolution of the Early Modern Hero; Baroque Sepulchral Art; Women as Patrons in the Early Modern Period; Historiography of the Baroque; Art and the Spectator; and Illusionism and the Visionary in Italy and Spain. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8850. Problems in 19th-Century Art III. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include Courbet and Manet; Cezanne; and Delacroix. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 8860. Problems in 20th-Century Art III. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent and planned topics include Modern and Postmodern Portraiture, Abstract Expressionism, Art of the 1960s, Art of the 1980s, Censorship, and The 20th Century Metropolis. Note: This course can only be taken twice for credit.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 9183. Archaeological Program. 3 Credit Hours.

Seminar study in Ancient Art and Archaeology as directed by advisor.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 9585. Internship Seminar. 3 to 6 Credit Hours.

For students in the fine arts administration track. Placement in a local museum or gallery (e.g., Temple University Gallery in Center City, Philadelphia) or other appropriate institutions. To be arranged with the graduate director.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 9586. Internship Seminar. 3 to 6 Credit Hours.

For students in the fine arts administration track. Placement in a local museum or gallery (e.g., Temple University Gallery in Center City, Philadelphia) or other appropriate institutions. To be arranged with the graduate director.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 9891. Directed Research. 1 to 3 Credit Hour.

Faculty-directed research on a specific topic. To be arranged with faculty sponsor and graduate director.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 9991. Directed Research. 1 to 3 Credit Hour.

Faculty-directed research on a specific topic. Directed Research while still in the coursework phase of the program.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 9993. Comps Study. 1 to 3 Credit Hour.

Preparation for comprehensive examinations. Masters students only.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 9994. Preliminary Examination Preparation. 1 to 6 Credit Hour.

Preparation for preliminary examinations. Doctoral students only.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Degree Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Degrees: Doctor of Philosophy
College Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Art, Tyler School

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 9996. Thesis Research. 1 to 3 Credit Hour.

Research and writing of the master's thesis. Masters students only.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 9998. Pre-Dissertation Research. 1 to 6 Credit Hour.

Research of dissertation proposal. Doctoral students only.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

ARTH 9999. Dissertation Research. 1 to 6 Credit Hour.

Restricted to Doctoral students elevated to candidacy writing the dissertation.

Level Registration Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate
Student Attribute restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Student Attributes: Dissertation Writing Student

Repeatability: This course may be repeated for additional credit..

Contacts

Program Web Address:

http://tyler.temple.edu/programs/art-history

Admissions Information:

Tyler School of Art

Graduate Admissions Office

2001 N. 13th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122-6016

tylerart@temple.edu

215-777-9090

Mailing Address for Application Materials:

Tyler School of Art

Graduate Admissions Office

2001 N. 13th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122-6016

Department Contacts:

M.A. Program Director:

Ashley West

ashley.west@temple.edu

215-777-9745

Department Chairperson:

Gerald Silk

gerald.silk@temple.edu

215-777-9165