ARH 101 Introduction to Visual Culture: Introduces a wide variety of Western art forms in their aesthetic, cultural, and theoretical contexts. Visual material includes traditional art forms as well as popular culture.
ARH 202 Introduction to Art History II: Outlines the history of visual art, architecture, sculpture, and painting: Visual arts from Italian Renaissance to present.
ARH 236 Art and Archaeology of the Greek World: Introduces the archaeology of the ancient cultures of the Greek-speaking Mediterranean from ca. 3000 - 30 BC. Explores the culture of ancient Greece in an effort to become familiar with the cultural, social, and artistic baggage that this tradition still attaches to modern life.
ARH 250 Modern European Art: Overview of the major artistic movements and theories of 19th-century and early 20th-century Europe, primarily France, Great Britain, and Germany. Movements include Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Impressionism, and Symbolism. Examines the emergence of photography. Situates the arts in their social and political contexts.
ARH 335D Special Studies: Roman High Baroque - Rome in the Age of Caravaggio and Bernini: Explores developments in painting, sculpture, and architecture in the Roman High Baroque through close examination of the careers of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio and Gianlorenzo Bernini. Themes include critical evaluation of primary sources (especially artists' biographies), artists' working methods, relationships between patrons and artists, Baroque classicism versus Baroque naturalism, theatricality, the influence of new reformed orders, and the spread of the Baroque style beyond its origins in Rome.
ARH 355 Special Studies: Artists and Society: Examines the varied and complex relationship between those who make visual art and the environment in which it is made from the ancient world to the contemporary moment with a focus on the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Artists covered in the course include Michelangelo, Rubens, David, Courbet, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Picasso, Duchamp, Kahlo, Pollock and Warhol.
ARH 360 Women in Art: Examines the roles of women artists in Western art from the Renaissance to the present, focusing on how cultural conditions determined women's artistic production. Also addresses how women are portrayed in the arts, ranging from painting to contemporary mass media. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or consent.
ART 110 Two-Dimensional (2D) Foundations: Introduces students to various methods and concepts in the visual arts practice. Projects incorporate drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, and basic color theory. Required first course for studio art majors and minors. Appropriate for nonmajors who wish to explore various media and basic visual art concepts.
ART 120 Three-Dimensional (3D) Foundations: Introduces fundamentals of three-dimensional (3D) design with an emphasis on spatial awareness, problem solving, and the development of ideas related to traditional and non-traditional approaches to making art. Readings, discussions, and group critiques complement the studio work. Suitable for majors and nonmajors.
ART 215 Artist’s Book: Concepts and Practice: Examination of the book as an art object. Develops basic bookbinding, typesetting, and printing skills through individual and collaborative studio projects. Suitable for majors or nonmajors.
ART 221 Drawing and Composition: Develops basic drawing skills with an emphasis on principles of composition, proportions, linear perspective, and perception of form in space. Uses a variety of drawing materials, both traditional and contemporary. Experiential studio learning experiences with formal and informal critique sessions. Required for majors, but suitable for nonmajors.
ART 230 Introduction to Digital Media: Introduces students to digital workflow related to the studio art process. Students will work with Photoshop, and various web design, video editing, and blog applications to create studio projects addressing aesthetic, formal, and conceptual issues. Suitable for majors and nonmajors. Continuous access to a digital camera required.
ART 251 Painting I: Introduces the basics of oil and/or acrylic painting techniques while encouraging development of compositional and conceptual language of intermediate students. Intensive studio work, individual and group critiques, and individual research. Prerequisite: ART 110 or ART 221 or consent.
ART 293 Photography I: Introduces techniques, processes, and creative possibilities of black and white photography, and traditional darkroom printing. Considers aesthetic and stylistic issues and emphasizes conceptual concerns particular to the medium's history. Suitable for majors and nonmajors. Continuous access to a manually adjustable 35mm camera required.
ART 300 Photography II: Introduces students to the digital darkroom through work with digital cameras and/or scanned negatives, Adobe® Photoshop®, and Epson® inkjet printers. Conceptual concerns of contemporary photography considered through engagement with critical theory via assigned readings and class discussions. Prerequisite: ART 293. Continuous access to a digital or film camera required.
ART 351 Painting II: Probes problems presented in Painting I. Features studio work, individual and group critiques, and individual research. Prerequisite: ART 251.
ART 392 Digital and Mixed Media Printmaking: Reinforces the concept of printmaking through integration of traditional and non-traditional processes and tools. Mixed media projects develop students' visual design skills through integration of Adobe, Photoshop, traditional intaglio techniques, and lithographic printmaking. Suggested for majors, but suitable for nonmajors. Basic knowledge of Adobe, Photoshop is required. Prerequisites: ART 110, ART 120, or ART 130
ART 450 Senior Seminar: Addresses career issues and helps students gain practical skills necessary for careers in the arts. Students learn discipline-specific resume writing, compose artist’s statements, create an artist's web site, and photographically document and prepare their work for exhibition. Students take part in Senior Exhibition and gain design and curatorial experience by assisting Cornell Fine Arts Museum staff in preparing and hanging of the exhibition. Required of majors in their final spring semester at Rollins and of minors who wish to participate in the Senior Exhibition. Prerequisite: ART 440.
CLS 204 When in Rome: Identity and Empire in Ancient Rome: An introduction to the history, literature, and culture of ancient Rome focusing on issues of changing identity from the foundation of the Roman state (8th century BC) to the conversion of the Empire to Christianity (4th century AD).
HON 302 Research Meth: Soundscapes: This two-semester course is an introduction to the methods of research and scholarship used in the arts and sciences. Students will investigate the history, science, use and manufacture of musical instruments and then apply this knowledge by designing, building and testing an original musical instrument.
LAT 102 Introductory Latin II: Emphasizes grammar, syntax, and translation of simple prose through oral and written exercises. Connects Latin roots to English words and introduces historical and cultural aspects of Roman civilization.