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Degree course in HISTORY OF ART (Codice 2070)

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Detail Degree Course Academic year of the educational offer: 2013/2014
School:
  • SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
Class:
  • Art history (LM-89)

credits total:120

Educational objectives
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The 2nd cycle Degree Course in History of Art is structured in a way to provide students with advanced training in the specific field , with advanced competences in the various sectors of figurative arts, arts ranging, in chronological order, from the Late Antique to the Middle Ages, to Modern and Contemporary Age; within the geographical area from the Byzantine to the western world; form strictly historical disciplines to historical methodological ones. The course provides the ability to use appropriate tools for personal production, for publishing and for cataloguing historical and artistic heritage, as well as the methodological skills for proper literature search, study and interpretation of the primary or secondary sources. The course provides a wide range of specialist Art History subjects (Phenomenology of Contemporary Art, Comparative History of the Art of European countries, and Art History in Sicily and the Mediterranean, etc.) and an in-depth methodological and critical investigation for the study and analysis of the artistic phenomena and their transmission patterns (methodology for the study of Decorative Arts, Contemporary Art teaching methodology and communication, History of Art Criticism, History of Miniatures, etc.). These objectives are achieved through: - Frontal teaching and seminars and subsequent written and/or oral testing of acquired competences; - Field application of acquired competences and methodologies, through the synergy with the most important museums of Palermo ((Diocesan Museum, Regional Gallery "Palazzo Abatellis", etc.) which had declared their availability during the preliminary confrontation necessary for the development of the course; - Specific lessons and/or practical activities designed to provide the skills necessary to conduct bibliographical and documentary searches on traditional media or via the Internet; - The possible development of short written texts of personal bibliographical synthesis or analysis of the sources and their interpretation; - The preparation of a final written paper, representing the main occasion for original and personal processing of the acquired knowledge and methods. - The course also provides for optional disciplines to allow the students a partial autonomy in the characterization of their training. - The duration of the 2nd cycle Degree Course in Art History is two years. To achieve the 2nd cycle Degree, students must have acquired 120 credits
Professional opportunities
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After further specialisation provided by law, graduates may access to secondary school teaching careers. They may also start a career in research, or training for university teaching in the areas of historical, anthropological and geographical studies. The course also prepares for the following professions: - specialists in historical, anthropological, artistic, political and philosophical studies; - archivists, librarians, museum curators and assimilated specialists; - researchers, graduates technicians and assimilated; - School managers and similar; - School inspectors and similar; - Trainers and experts in educational and curriculum planning
Final examination features
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It consists of the presentation and discussion of an original dissertation, written by the student under the guidance of a supervising professor, teaching the subject chosen by the students as principal reference. Computing and language skills will be also tested during the final examination. The way for choosing and preparing the dissertation as well as for the choice of the supervising professor are fixed by the Board of the Faculty and described in the course regulations. For being admitted to the discussion of the final dissertation, awarded with 24 credits, students must have acquired 96 credits. The way in which the final examination shall be conducted are fixed by the Board of the Faculty and described in the course regulations.


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Teachings first year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
13301 - HISTORY OF ART IN SICILY AND IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA VITELLA (PA)VITELLA MAURIZIO 6.0 1 V C L-ART/02
13594 - ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY OF PALAEOCHRISTIAN ART VITALE (PA)VITALE EMMA 6.0 1 V B L-ANT/08
16342 - COMPUTER SCIENCE FOR THE HISTORY OF ART SORCE (PC)SORCE SALVATORE 6.0 1 V C ING-INF/05
16343 - MUSEOLOGY AND HISTORY OF COLLECTING FOR DECORATIVE ARTS DI NATALE (PO)DI NATALE MARIA CONCETTA 12.0 1 V B L-ART/04
00549 - ART LITERATURE LA BARBERA (PQ)LA BARBERA SIMONETTA 12.0 2 V B L-ART/04
13303 - HISTORY OF ART AND RESTORATION IN ITALY GUTTILLA (PA)GUTTILLA MARINY 6.0 2 V C L-ART/02
Optional subjects 6.0 C


Teachings second year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
05917 - FINAL EXAMINATION 24.0 1 V E
13296 - PHENOMENOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY ART CINA' (CU)CINA' ROBERTA 12.0 1 V B L-ART/03
13304 - MUSEUM DIDACTICS AND COMMUNICATION PALAZZOTTO (PA)PALAZZOTTO PIERFRANCESCO 6.0 1 V C L-ART/04
13351 - COMPETENCES RELATED TO THE LABOUR MARKET 3.0 1 G F
16852 - COMPETENCES RELATED TO THE LABOUR MARKET 2 3.0 1 G F
04354 - CULTURAL HERITAGE REGULATIONS CORTESE (CU)CORTESE WANDA 6.0 2 V B IUS/10
Free subjects 12.0 D


Elective activities

Optional subjects credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
06712 - COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF ART OF THE EUROPEAN COUNTRIES BICA (RU)BICA LAURA 6.0 2 V C L-ART/02
10632 - HISTORY OF MINIATURE TRAVAGLIATO (RD)TRAVAGLIATO GIOVANNI 6.0 2 V C L-ART/01
13302 - DIDACTICS AND COMMUNICATION OF CONTEMPORARY ART GIORDANO (PC) 6.0 2 V C L-ART/03


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Term Term/Semester
Val. Valutation: V = mark in 30/30, G = note
(*) Teaching attended in english
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