Minor in Art History
The art history minor prepares students to develop a broad understanding of the meaning and purposes of visual communication, while promoting critical engagement and the attainment of knowledge of historically significant ideas and objects.
Students must maintain at least a 2.0 grade-point average in program courses to graduate. The program requires that students complete 18 units from the following list of art history courses:
|ART 354||History of Ancient Art and Architecture 1||3|
|ART 356||Writing 3: History of Modern Art and Architecture 2||3|
|ART 357||History of Contemporary Art and Architecture 1||3|
|ART 359||Women In Art||3|
|ART 361||History of Early Christian and Medieval Art and Architecture 1||3|
|ART 362||History of Renaissance to Rococo Art and Architecture 1||3|
|ART 475||Art Internship||1-4|
|ART 498||Directed Research||1-4|
|DSGN 258||History of Graphic Design and Illustration||3|
Meets the General Education Humanities: Fine Arts requirement.
Meets the General Education Writing 3 requirement.
Program Learning OutcomesStudents who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
- Recognize and categorize art works seen in class and not previously encountered.
- Identify art historical time periods and the function and meaning of the art within these time periods.
- Relate stylistic and technical artistic aspects of objects and monuments to the social, cultural, and intellectual contexts of the periods.
- Make comparisons across art historical time periods, styles, and worldviews.
- Articulate how faith impacts artistic creation.