Art History (Minor)

About the Program: 

Recognizing the value of a historical knowledge of the visual arts for students majoring in other disciplines, the Fine Arts Department offers an academic minor in art history.

Program Requirements: 

FAR 250 Art History I (3cr)
FAR 251 Art History II (3cr)

One course from each of these five areas:

Ancient
FAR 354 Art and Culture of Greece (3cr)
or
FAR 355 Art and Culture of Rome (3cr)
or
Any other ancient course as offered

Medieval
FAR 356 Early Medieval Art (3cr)
or
FAR 357 Late Medieval Art (3cr)
or
FAR 369 Art of the Middle Ages (3cr)
or
Any other medieval course as offered

Renaissance and Baroque
FAR 358 Early Renaissance Art in Italy (3cr)
or
FAR 359 High Renaissance and Mannerism (3cr)
or
FAR 361 Italian Baroque Art (3cr)
or
FAR 367 Baroque Art of Northern Europe (3cr)

Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
FAR 362 Nineteenth-Century Art (3cr)
or
FAR 363 Twentieth-Century Art (3cr)
or
FAR 364 Art After 1940 (3cr)
or
FAR 365 American Art (3cr)

Non-Western Art
FAR 352 Art and Culture of Islam (3cr)
or
FAR 375 Introduction to Asian Art (3cr)
or
FAR 376 Indian Art (3cr)
or
FAR 377 Art of China and Japan (3cr)
or
Any other non-western course as offered

Total requirements (21 credits)

Fine Arts

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