Students who successfully complete a minor in Art History will be able to:
Demonstrate a general knowledge of the monuments and principal artists of all major art periods of the past, including:
A broad understanding of the art of the twentieth century;
Acquaintance with the art history of non-Western cultures;
Knowledge in greater depth and precision of one period in the history of art;
Work at an advanced seminar level;
Study of theory and criticism using a variety of analytical critical approaches.
Utilize tools and techniques of scholarship, including:
Writing in various formats;
Speaking in various formats, using appropriate presentation technology;
Research methods, proper citation methods and legal use of reproductions of imagery.
Demonstrate a functional knowledge of the creative process, normally accomplished through one or more foundation or other studio courses
The Art History Minor
All six courses (24 semester credit hours) presented for the minor must be taken on the letter grade basis. Under exceptional circumstances, one course taken Credit/No Credit may be presented for the minor with permission of the chair of the department. Typically, this exception is made when a student has taken an art course CR/NC before declaring the Art minor. This policy applies to all minors in Art, including both Studio Art and Art History.
The Art History minor requires completion of at least 24 semester hours including: