Major: Art History
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Prerequisites (23 credits)
ARH2050 Art History Survey I (3 Credits)
ARH2051 Art History Survey II (3 Credits)
DRAWING Select one beginning course
  • ART 1300C Drawing I
  • ART 2301C Drawing II Acceptable substitute: ART X310
DESIGN Select one beginning course
  • ART 1201C Two-Dimensional Design
  • ART 2203C Three-Dimensional Design Acceptable substitute: ART X202, X205
LANGUAGE Select one language series
  • The Completion of the beginning and intermediate sequences of a language or demonstration of competency through testing is required.
Art History Foreign Language (3 credits)
SELECT ONE
Intermiediate II Foreign Language course (3 credits) prefixes include:CHI, FRE, GER, POR, , RUS and SPN
Major Requirements (19 credits)
Students select four courses (one each) from the Ancient and Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque, American and Modern sequences. All art history majors are required to take the Art History Practicum (ARH 3940), the Art History Methods (ARH 3811) and the Art History Research (ARH 4910) course.
ARH3811 Junior Methods Seminar (3 Credits)
ARH4910 Senior Research Seminar (3 Credits)
ARH3940 Art History Practicum (1 Credit)
SELECT 1 Ancient & Medieval course
  • ARH 3130 The Art and Archeology of Ancient Greece
  • ARH 3150 The Art and Architecture of Ancient Rome
  • ARH 3211 Early Medieval Art and Architecture
  • ARH 3250 Romanesque Art and Architecture
  • ARH 3253 Gothic Art and Architecture
SELECT 1 Renaissance or Baroque course
  • ARH 3302 Italian Renaissance Art
  • ARH 3319 The Art and Architecture of Michelangelo
  • ARH 3331 Northern Renaissance Art
  • ARH 3350 Baroque Art
  • ARH 3354 Rubens to Rembrandt: Netherlandish Baroque Art
SELECT 1 American course
  • ARH 3631 African American Art History
  • ARH 3621 American Art I: 1492 - 1876
  • ARH 3623 American Art II: 1876 - 1940
SELECT 1 Modern course
  • ARH 3410 Modern Eurpean Art I
  • ARH 3434 Modern European Art II
  • ARH 3404 British Art: Hogarth to Hirst
  • ARH 3453 Postwar Art: 1940 - 1980
  • ARH 3475 Contemporary Art: 1980 to Present
Major Electives (12 credits)
SELECT 4 ARH ELECTIVES (3000/4000)
  • ARH 3583 Tribal Arts
  • ARH 3843 Studies in Irish Art and Architecture
  • ARH 3883 The Apocalypse in Medieval and Early Modern Art
  • ARH 4801 Art Criticism
  • ARH 4712 Photohistory 1839 - 1916
  • ARH 4713 Photohistory 1916 - to Present
  • ARH 3955 Art History on Site
  • ARH 4941 Internship in Art History (Museum, Gallery Internship) Prerequisites: ARH 2050, ARH 2051 and 3 upper-level ARH courses
  • ARH 4905 Directed Individual Study Prerequisites: ARH 2050, ARH 2051 and 3 upper-level ARH courses
Minor Required
A minor is required for this major.* (Credits will vary)
The minor must be selected from the list of approved minors, including those outside the college of the major.
See List of Minors in the Undergraduate Catalog. Minors are generally completed during the last 60 credit hours of your program. Your minor may require prerequisites, so choosing a minor early is beneficial. See your Advisor to declare a minor.
*(Double majors are exempt from a minor.)
Free Electives (14 credits)
ELECTIVES 14 HOURS (3000-4000)