Art History - Minor

The minor in art history is designed to offer students a general introduction to the study of art history and its methods.  It offers students from many disciplines including - studio art, the humanities and professional degrees - the opportunity to examine the contexts for the production of the visual arts.


Curriculum

Requirement

Credits

Required Survey Courses

6

Ancient through Early-Modern Art Distribution Course

3

World Art Distribution Course

3

Required Electives

6

Total Credits

18


Required Survey Courses

Students take these courses in this category, for a total of 6 credits:

  • ART 221: Survey of Art History I (3 credits)
  • ART 222: Survey of Art History II (3 credits)

Ancient through Early-Modern Art Distribution Course

Students must complete one 3-credit course from the following:

  • ART 322: Goths to Gothic- Medieval Art (3 credits)
  • ART 323: Rethinking Renaissance Art (3 credits)
  • CLA 250: Classical Art and Archaeology (3 credits)

World Art Distribution Course

Students must complete one 3-credit course from the following:

  • ART 420: Asian Art (3 credits)
  • ART 422: Art and the Worlds of Islam (3 credits)

Required Electives

Students must complete two 3-credit elective courses from the following. Electives cannot duplicate courses taken to fulfill distribution requirements:

  • ART 218: Design History (3 credits)
  • ART 322: Goths to Gothic: Medieval Art (3 credits)
  • ART 323: Rethinking Renaissance Art (3 credits)
  • ART 325: Nineteenth-Century Art (3 credits)
  • ART 327: Art Since 1945 (3 credits)
  • ART 380: Special Topics in Art and Design (history emphasis) (3 credits)
  • ART 420: Asian Art (3 credits)
  • ART 421: Surrealism (3 credits)
  • ART 422: Art and the Worlds of Islam (3 credits)
  • ART 423: Animals in Art (3 credits)
  • ART 425: Depicting a Nation: 19th century American Art (3 credits)
  • CLA 250: Classical Art and Archaeology (3 credits)
  • CFV 225: Film Culture (3 credits)
  • CFV 348: Film Theories (3 credits)
  • COM 373: Women and Minorities in Film and Television (3 credits)
  • CPH 366: History of Photography II (3 credits)
  • PHI 220: Aesthetics (3 credits)
  • SOC 346: Sociology of Art (3 credits)

Minor Checklist


Questions

For questions about the Art History area, please contact one of the Art History Faculty.

 

 



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