Art History

MajorMinorBachelor of Arts
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Exploring the Masters and Masterpieces.

The Art History major encourages creative and critical thinking through visual analysis. This major focuses on art’s past and present within its various contexts, such as political, sociological, and cultural, as well as the frameworks provided by artistic practice and critical discourse.

Program Information


Sample courses in this program include:

  • ART 312 – Design: History and Theatre
  • ART 314 – Museum Studies: Collecting and Exhibiting Art and Visual Culture
  • ART 315 – Postmodernism in the Arts
  • ART 316 – Modernism in the Arts
  • ART 317 – American Art and Visual Culture
  • ART 320 – Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Contemporary Art (1960 to present)

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Beyond the Classroom

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Study Abroad with the Art Program

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