Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: Academic Catalog 2020-2021 Program: Art History Major

Art History Major

The Art History major provides students with an opportunity to study and gain a deeper appreciation of the culturally diverse histories of art. Art History majors will engage in written critical analysis while learning key figures, movements, terminology, and critical concepts. The Art History major aims to prepare students for careers in Art History – within museums, galleries, and publishing – as well as for terminal degrees in the field at the Master’s and Doctoral levels. Students majoring in Art History are required to take a minimum of 43 hours.

Required Courses (29 hours)

Students must also complete one semester in French, German, Italian, Latin, or Greek (it is strongly recommended they complete more hours in a foreign language.)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
HIS 101WI - Western Civilization to 1500 Credits: 3
HIS 102WI - Western Civilization since 1500 Credits: 3
ART 105 - Drawing and Composition I Credits: 4
ART 218 - Visual Culture Credits: 3
ART 251WI - Survey of Art History I Credits: 3
ART 252WI - Survey of Art History II Credits: 3
ART 352 - Art History III Credits: 3
ART 470 - Senior Thesis Credits: 3

Students must also choose four electives from the following (12 hours):

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 361 - Ancient Mediterranean Art Credits: 3
ART 362 - Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art Credits: 3
ART 363 - Northern Renaissance and Baroque Art Credits: 3
ART 364 - Latin American Art and Visual Culture Credits: 3
ART 365 - European Modernism, 1840-1907 Credits: 3
ART 366 - European Modernism, 1907-1940 Credits: 3
ART 367 - History of Photography Credits: 3
ART 368 - Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Native Americas Credits: 3

or

ART 340 - Selected Topics pertaining to Art History Credits: 1-4

And one elective from (3 hours):

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 409 - Art Study Abroad Credits: 1-4
ART 440 - Selected Topics pertaining to Art History Credits: 1-4
ART 491 - Independent Study Credits: 1-4

or

ART 492 - Independent Study Credits: 1-4
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