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ARHS 301 Age of Cathedrals (CORE—Western Civilization)

Prerequisite: HIST 202 or 204, or ART 220, or permission of the instructor. (Offered as needed/3 credits) 

This course explores medieval society in western Europe during the High Middle Ages (c.1100-1300), focusing on the expression of social and cultural movements visually through buildings and the use of space. Topics covered include Romanesque and Gothic architecture, monastic life and monasteries, pilgrimage and relics, gendered space, building technology, and sculpture.