Art history majors develop skills to analyze artwork from a wide range of cultures. This includes the study of methodology for analyzing art in the context of a particular civilization. Written work culminates in the presentation of a major paper that demonstrates the student's ability to apply methods of research and analysis.
Courses in art history cover the surveys of Western, Asian, and modern art history, with upper division (300-400 level) studies in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque, 19th and 20th Century European and American Art, Mexican, and several areas of Asian art history. Sophomore level standing or consent of instructor is required for 300 level courses.
Areas of Art History