Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Art Major with Preprofessional Concentration in Art History

Major Requirements

The requirements for a preprofessional concentration in art history are a minimum of 48 credits:

Select 4 credits from the following:4
Two-Dimensional Foundations
Three-Dimensional Foundations
Beginning Drawing
Select 4 credits from the following foundational or studio courses:4
Two-Dimensional Foundations
Three-Dimensional Foundations
Beginning Drawing
Painting
Ceramics
Sculpture
Printmaking
Digital Photography
Digital Design
Nordic Arts
Web and User Experience Design I
Typography in Book Design I
Special Topics
Senior Project
Independent Study
Directed Research
Select 8 credits from the following art history survey courses:8
History in Art I: Origins to the Early Renaissance
History in Art II: Renaissance to Impressionism
History in Art III: Post-Impressionism to the Digital Age
Select 24 additional credits from the following electives:24
History in Art I: Origins to the Early Renaissance
History in Art II: Renaissance to Impressionism
History in Art III: Post-Impressionism to the Digital Age
Greek and Roman Art
Renaissance and Baroque Art
20th Century Art
18th and 19th Century Art in the East and West
Art and Religion
Women and Art
Arts of Asia
Special Topics
Independent Study
Directed Research
Greek and Roman Mythology in Art and Literature
Doing Digital History
PHIL 333Philosophy of Art4
HART 420Senior Project4
Total Hours48

Preprofessional art history majors are strongly encouraged to take a major or a minor in either French or German, as well as any language necessary for their area of concentration.

Degree and Graduation Requirements
In addition to the program-specific requirements listed above, all students must complete the graduation requirements specified for their degree.  See the Degree and Graduation Requirements section for more information.