Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: Academic Catalog 2021-2022 Program: Art History Major

Art History Major

Flagler College offers a major and minor in Art History. Our faculty is student-focused, providing students with a foundational knowledge of global art history, visual culture, and the methodologies for understanding art within broader social and historical contexts. Art History at Flagler promotes intellectual and personal growth by asking students to evaluate works of visual culture by engaging in interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and relational thinking; by analyzing and synthesizing primary and secondary sources, and by communicating their analyses in written and oral forms. Entry-level coursework in the major and minor provides students with a firm foundation in art history, while advanced courses and electives allow an opportunity for in-depth engagement across places, periods, and approaches. With a degree from Flagler in Art History, students are prepared to pursue a range of careers in the arts, including museum and gallery positions, work as educators, jobs in publishing, and more. Our graduates actively seek placement in graduate school programs, as well as employment or internship opportunities with museums and arts organizations. The high impact learning experiences in Flagler’s Art History program fosters the development of students who are critical thinkers, visually literate, and articulate communicators, all skills that can lead to success in the arts, as well as many other career paths. Students majoring in Art History are required to take a minimum of 43 hours.

Four course introductory sequence (12 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 218 - Visual Culture Credits: 3
ART 251 - Survey of Art History I Credits: 3
ART 252 - Survey of Art History II Credits: 3
ART 352 - Art History III

Prerequisite(s): ART 218 and ART 251 or ART 252.

Credits: 3

Foreign Language (6-8 credits)

Students must complete a two-semester sequence of any foreign language. 

Studio Art Course (4 credits)

Choose one of the following studio art courses. 

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 105 - Drawing and Composition I Credits: 4
ART 230 - Graphic Design for the Non-Major Credits: 4
ART 241 - Photography I Credits: 4

History course (3 credits)

Students must complete one History course (HIS) at level 300 or above.

Art History electives (12 credits)

Students must take at least four courses from the following Art History electives. 

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 340 - Selected Topics

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or permission of instructor.

Credits: 1-4

 

ART 366 - Modern Metropolis Credits: 3

 

ART 367 - History of Photography Credits: 3

 

ART 370 - Race and Visual Culture Credits: 3

 

ART 371 - Pre-Columbian Art Credits: 3

 

ART 372 - Global Renaissance Credits: 3

 

ART 373 - Art & Environment Credits: 3

 

ART 328 - American Architectural History Credits: 3

 

ART 428 - Historic Preservation Credits: 3

Experiential and/or Advanced courses (3 credits)

Students must complete at least one of the following experiential and/or advanced courses in Art History.

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 409 - Art Study Abroad

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval.

Credits: 1-4

 

ART 415 - Curatorial Studies

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or instructor permission.

Credits: 3

 

ART 440 - Selected Topics

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or consent of instructor.

Credits: 1-4

 

ART 481 - Internship

Prerequisite(s): Permission from Dean of the School of Creative Arts and Letters and a minimum grade point average of 3.0

Credits: 1-4
ART 482 - Internship

Prerequisite(s): Permission of Dean of the School of Creative Arts and Letters and a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

Credits: 1-4
ART 483 - Internship

Prerequisite(s): Permission of Dean of the School of Creative Arts and Letters and a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

Credits: 1-4

 

ART 491 - Independent Study

Prerequisite(s): Department approval and a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

Credits: 1-4
ART 492 - Independent Study

Prerequisite(s): Department approval and a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

Credits: 1-4

Senior Thesis (3 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 470 - Senior Thesis

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or permission of instructor.

Credits: 3

Optional experiences

The following 1-credit experiences are open to Art History students, but do not count toward the major. 

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 410 - Study Away New York Credits: 1-3
ART 475 - Gallery Assistant

Prerequisite(s): GPA of 3.0 & consent from Art History coordinator and/or Dept. Chair.

Credits: 1
ART 476 - Research Assistant

Prerequisite(s): A GPA of 3.0 & consent from the instructor and/or Dept. Chair.

Credits: 1
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