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-Present
  • 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, or Baroque Art
  • One course from the following: American Art, Nineteenth-Century Art, or Modern Art
  • One course from the following: African Art, Islamic Art, Global Renaissance, or African-American Art 
  • Two 200-level electives: Gender in Twentieth-Century Art, Architecture I, Architecture II OR One 300-level elective and one additional 200-level course from any above.
  • One elective course in Studio Art
  • ARTH 389: 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:

  • Introduction to Art History: Prehistory-Medieval, or Introduction to Art History: Renaissance -Present
  • 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 catalog.