Art History Minor

Grow as an artist by exploring the cultures surrounding the earliest art forms, and how these forms transcended across the centures. Deepen your understanding of art through time, region, and culture, and study Italian, Asian, Medieval, and American art and artists.

Minor in Art History (18 hours)

All of the following:

  • ART 241 Art History Survey I 3 hours 
  • ART 242 Art History Survey II 3 hours

Four of the following (12 hours) in upper level art history:

  • ART 345 Realism to Surrealism: Art from 1839 to 1944 3 hours
  • ART 350 Alternative Media: Art from 1945 to 1989 3 hours
  • ART 355 Art Today: Art Since 1990 3 hours
  • ART 360 Performance in Art and New Media 3 hours
  • ART 390 Topics in Art 1–3 hours
  • ART 397/497 Independent Study 1–3 hours
  • ART 485 Art History Methods and Theory 3 hours
  • ART 490 Topics in Art 1–3 hours
  • ART 499 Internship 1–3 hours

Minor in Art History for BA Studio Art Majors (21 hours)

A BA art major with a concentration in studio art must complete 5 of the following (15 hours) in upper level art history beyond ART 241, 242:

  • ART 345 Realism to Surrealism: Art from 1839 to 1944 3 hours
  • ART 350 Alternative Media: Art from 1945 to 1989 3 hours
  • ART 355 Art Today: Art Since 1990 3 hours
  • ART 360 Performance in Art and New Media 3 hours
  • ART 390 Topics in Art 1–3 hours
  • ART 397/497 Independent Study 1–3 hours
  • ART 485 Art History Methods and Theory 3 hours
  • ART 490 Topics in Art 1–3 hours
  • ART 499 Internship 1–3 hours

Minor in Art History for BFA Art Majors (24 hours)

A BFA art major must complete 6 of the following (18 hours) in upper level art history beyond ART 241, 242:

  • ART 345 Realism to Surrealism: Art from 1839 to 1944 3 hours
  • ART 350 Alternative Media: Art from 1945 to 1989 3 hours
  • ART 355 Art Today: Art Since 1990 3 hours
  • ART 360 Performance in Art and New Media 3 hours
  • ART 390 Topics in Art 1–3 hours
  • ART 397/497 Independent Study 1–3 hours
  • ART 485 Art History Methods and Theory 3 hours
  • ART 490 Topics in Art 1–3 hours
  • ART 499 Internship 1–3 hours