Art of Ancient Rome (3 cr.)

In this course, you'll learn about the history of Ancient Roman art, which spans a period of more than 1500 years and saw the conquest of Alexander the Great, Aristotelian philosophy, the birth of republican government and the religion of Christianity, and myriad humanistic revolutions that shaped the world.

Advanced Study in Museums and Heritage: Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean at the Menil (3 Cr.)

This course introduces students to advanced ethical, legal and practical issues facing museums as they acquire and maintain collections from areas prone to looting and destruction, especially the Ancient Mediterranean. We will examine the civic engagement and operation of the Menil Collection through close, on-site archival and object study.
Undergraduate Equivalency: HART 312. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for HART 540 and HART 312.
Cross-listed with HURC 508.

HART in the World: Rome, The Eternal City (3 Cr.)

A first-hand exploration of Rome, from its earliest days to today. This course is taught on site in Rome. We will explore the layers of the city from its earliest days, through the Renaissance and up to Fascist redistricting and contemporary monuments. This is a Special Topics course with locations changing annually. Priority given to HART majors. Funding possibilities provided. Students must submit a 250-500 word application to hartintheworld@gmail.com by March 1.