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Requirements for the Minor
The minor in Art History introduces students to a range of art-historical periods, problems, and methodologies and is intended at once to broaden and deepen the student's knowledge of arts and humanities. A total of 18 credits is required.
1. Nine credits of 200-level surveys in the history of art are required. Choose any three (3) broad surveys from among the following 3-credit courses:
ARTH 200: Art and Society in Ancient and Medieval Europe to the Mediterranean
ARTH 201: Art and Society in the West from the Renaissance to the Present
ARTH 221: Color: Art, Science, and Culture
ARTH 250: Art and Society in the Ancient American World
ARTH 255: Art and Society in the Modern American World
ARTH 275: Art and Society in Africa
ARTH 290: Art and Society in Asia
ARTH 292: Discovering Japan: How the Arts Shaped a Nation
2. In addition, nine (9) credits of upper-level art history courses are required. Choose any three (3) upper-division (300- or 400-level)
3-credit courses in Art History (ARTH prefix).
A total of six (6) credits may be transferred into the minor from other institutions or programs. These transferred credits include those from study-abroad programs. Study-abroad credit requires the prior approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
All courses presented for the minor must be passed with a grade of C- or better. Beginning with students matriculating in Fall 2012, to be awarded a baccalaureate degree, students must have a minimum C (2.00) cumulative grade point average across all courses used to satisfy minor requirements.