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Major and Minor Requirements

Requirements for the Major:

The Art History major requires 30 semester hours in addition to the satisfactory completion of the General Education requirement in Fine Arts.

  • Three introductory courses, ARTH 201, 202 and 220
  • One Studio Art course selected from ARTS 250, 251, 252 or 351
  • Two courses in Art Historical methods and analysis, ARTH 411 and either ARTH 412, 415, or PHIL 310
  • Four additional Art History courses, three of which must be at the 300- or 400-level.

Requirements for the Major in Art History with a Concentration in Studio Art:

The Art History major with a concentration in Studio Art requires 36 semester hours in addition to the satisfactory completion of the General Education requirement in Fine Arts.

  • Three introductory courses in Art History, ARTH 201, 202 and 220
  • Two courses in Art Historical methods and analysis, ARTH 411 and either ARTH 412, 415, or PHIL 310
  • Two electives in Art History, with at least one at the 300- or 400-level
  • Four courses in Studio Art, with at least two at the 300-level or above
  • ARTS 448, Senior Capstone in Studio Art

Requirements for the Minor in Art History:

The Art History minor requires 18 semester hours in addition to the satisfactory completion of the General Education requirement in Fine Arts.

  • Three introductory courses in Art History, ARTH 201, 202 and 220
  • Two Art History courses at the 300-level or above
  • One elective course in any ARTH or ARTS 250, 251, 252 or 351

Requirements for the Minor in Studio Art:

The Studio Art minor requires 18 semester hours in addition to the satisfactory completion of the General Education requirement in Fine Arts.

  • ARTS 251 Drawing
  • One sequence drawn from ARTS 250 & ARTS 356, ARTS 260 & ARTS 357, ARTS 252 & ARTS 352, or ARTS 255 & ARTS 355
  • Two Studio Art courses at the 300-level or above
  • One Art History course at the 200-level

For more information see the college catalogue.

** Courses used to fulfill the Fine Arts or Philosophy General Education requirement CANNOT also be applied to the Art History major, Concentration in Studio Art, the Art History minor or the Studio Art minor.