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Art History Undergraduate

B.A., Art History Curriculum

Undergraduate students in the Art History major must complete 42 program credits to satisfy degree requirements. The curriculum includes 30 credits of required courses, plus an additional 12 credits of relevant, elective courses.

Students select courses each semester in consultation with his/her advisor and recommended study plan.

Art History Major: Required Courses (30 Credits)

ARTH 2107 American Art (3 credits)
ARTH 2111 Greek and Roman Art (3 credits)
ARTH 2112 Medieval Art (3 credits)
ARTH 2113 Italian Art of the Renaissance (3 credits)
ARTH 2115 Baroque Art (3 credits)
ARTH 2116 19th Century Art (3 credits)
ARTH 2118 20th Century Art (3 credits)
ARTH 2119 Art Since 1945 (3 credits)
ARTH 2101 Digital Photography (3 credits)
ARTH 4101 Art History Senior Seminar (3 credits)

Art History Major: Electives (12 credits)

If possible, at least 6 credits should be in non-Western art.

ARTH1001 Art and Human Needs (3 credits)
ARTH 2109/AFAM 2529 African American Art (3 credits)
ARTH 2124 History of Graphic Design (3 credits)
ARTH 2126/ASIA 2126 The Arts of China and Japan (3 credits)
ARTH 3101/CORE 3101 The Art of St Peter's (3 credits)
ARTH 3140 History of Photography (3 credits)
ARTH 3142/CORE 3132 The Art and Experience of Pilgrimage (3 credits)
ARTH 3127 Van Gogh and his Contemporaries (3 credits)
ARTH 3201 Gender and Art (3 credits)
ARTH 3141-44 Special Topics in Art History (3 credits)
ARTH 3193-94 Art History Internship (3 credits)

Art History Minor

Students wishing to minor in Art History must take 3 credits of a required course, and 15 credits of Art History Electives.

ARTH 1101 Art of the Western World (3 credits)
ARTH XXXX Art History Electives (15 credits)

Full course descriptions are available from the Undergraduate Catalogue.

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