2011-2012 Academic Catalog 
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2011-2012 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art History Minor

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Undergraduate Program

The art-history major focuses on the visual arts and the social, cultural and historical context in which art is created. Majors may take courses in Ancient, Renaissance and Baroque, and Modern art history or other areas. For those considering teaching, museum and gallery work, arts conservation or arts management, the major is designed to meet the student’s needs and may include an internship at an appropriate institution.


Program Faculty

John Garton, Ph.D.
Rhys Townsend, Ph.D.
Kristina Wilson, Ph.D. - Director


Part-time faculty

Silvia Bottinelli, Ph.D.


Program Minor

All courses and seminars in this program are open to nonmajors. Students whose major lies in another discipline may minor in art history. 6 courses are required for the art history minor.


5 Area courses. Courses are offered in the following areas: Ancient; Renaissance/ Baroque; Modern; Non-Western. Students should take no more than 3 courses in one area, and a total of 2 courses must be at the 200 level.