Art History Major/Minor

Major Requirements

Art History Major information

Twelve courses are required to fulfill the Art History major requirements:

  • Introduction to Art History: Prehistory-Medieval or Introduction to Art History: Renaissance-Modern
  • One course from the following: The Bronze Age, Greek Archaeology & Art, or Roman Archaeology & Art
  • One course from the following: Early Medieval Art or Late Medieval Art
  • One course from the following: Italian Renaissance Art, Northern Renaissance Art, Baroque Art, or Global Renaissance
  • One course from the following: Nineteenth-Century Art, Modern Art, or Art Since 1960
  • One course from the following: African Art, Islamic Art, African-American Art, or Global Renaissance
  • Two 300-level electives: American Art, Gender in Moderen Art, Architecture I, Architecture II, History of Prints, Exhibiting Africa, Special Topics Seminar, OR One 300-level elective and one additional 200-level course from any above.
  • One elective course in Studio Art
  • Theory & Applications in Art History
  • Senior Independent Study (two semesters)

Minor Requirements

Art History Minor information

Six courses are required to fulfill the Art History minor requirements:

  • Six courses are required to fulfill the Art History minor requirements:
  • Introduction to Art History: Prehistory-Medieval, or Introduction to Art History: Renaissance -Modern
  • Four 200-level courses, one each in four of the five areas above beginning with "One course"
  • One elective 300-level art history course 

A more detailed account for major and minor requirements in art history can be found in the course catalogue.