Studies in art history provide a broad-based background in the history of art in its social, technical, and philosophical contexts. Art history courses foster critical thinking through the analysis of cultural objects and visual images, through discussion of visual culture in its historical context, and through research assignments.
The minor in art history is 18 credit hours.
ARH 2750, History of Ancient Through Medieval Art
ARH 2850, History of Renaissance Through Modern Art
12 additional credit hours in art history at the 3000 or 4000 level.
Students electing an art history minor who are also in the BFA in Art or BS in Art Education degree programs must take twelve additional art history credits beyond those required for their degrees. These additional credits may count only as free electives in their degree programs.