Art History Concentration

Art History Concentration (47-48 credits)

Grades of less than 2.0 (C) will not count toward the major.

  • Required Foundation Courses – 17 credits
  • Required Courses for the Concentration – 20 credits
  • Electives in the Concentration – 6-7 credits
  • Major Capstone Course – 4 credits

In addition to major requirements, students are required to fulfill the University’s Writing Requirements.
*University Writing Requirements are included in the Art History Concentration tables below.

Required Foundation Courses For Art History (17 Credits)
ART111Three-Dimensional Design
OR ART 207 Ceramic Sculpture
OR ART 208 Surface Design
Double Counts for T1 Arts & Humanities in Context
ART124Digital ImagingSubstitutes for T2 Applied Information Technology
ART202Drawing IDouble Counts for T2 Creative Expression
ART211Art History I: Pre-History to 1600 (4 Credits)Substitutes for T1 Historical Perspectives
ART212Art History II: 1600 to the Present (4 Credits)Substitutes T1 Historical Perspectives
Required Concentration Courses (20 credits)
ART225Asian Art and Culture
ART313Renaissance Art
ART340Modern Art Topics (4 Credits)
Writing Level 3
Prerequisites: ENG 100, ART 211, ART212, and ART 233 OR ART 345
ART345Museums and Exhibitions
Writing Level 2
Prerequisites: ENG 100, ART 211, ART212
ART360American Art
ART402Issues in Contemporary Art (4 Credits)
Writing Level 3
Prerequisites: Level 2 Writing Course
Concentration Electives (choose 2, 6-7 credits)
ART224 Mexico: Art & Architecture
ART233Graphic Design History (4 Credits)
Writing Level 2
Prerequisites: ART 211 & ART 212 OR NMS110 and ART124
ART250Photography and New Media as History
ART316Art and Travel
ART336Ancient Mesoamerica
ART355Women and the Visual Arts
ART365Special Topics in Art/Art History (With consent of Instructor)
ART369African American Art
ART371Islamic Art
ART470Advanced Topics in Art/Art History
ART480Independent Study (With consent of Instructor/Chair)
ART490Internship (With consent of Instructor/Chair)
Art History-related Honors Colloquia with consent of Art History advisor
Major Capstone Course (4 Credits)
ART486Senior Project in Art History (With consent of Instructor/Chair)