Designed to provide a variety of specific upper-level art history studies. Topics are chosen from four major periods: ancient, medieval, renaissance, and baroque. Beyond gaining an understanding of the historical and theoretical foundations of the art works from a particular period, students will also become acquainted with many other contextual factors including aspects of religious, social, political, and economic life. May be repeated for credit. May be taken without prerequisite courses with instructor’s consent. Prerequisite: ART-221 or ART-222.