Art History: 72 credits including:

  • the seminar for art history majors (ARTH 298)
  • the integrative exercise (ARTH 400)
  • two six-credit Studio Art courses
  • 48 elective credits in Art History, including
    • at least six credits in non-Western art history
      • ARTH 140 African Art and Culture
      • ARTH 155 Islamic Art and Architecture
      • ARTH 165 Japanese Art and Culture (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 166 Chinese Art and Culture
      • ARTH 209 Chinese Painting (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 220 The Origins of Manga: Japanese Prints
      • ARTH 266 Arts of the Japanese Tea Ceremony (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 267 Gardens in China and Japan
      • ARTH 321 Arts of the Chinese Scholar’s Studio (not offered in 2022-23)
    • at least six credits in art history of the western tradition before 1800
      • ARTH 172 Modern Art: 1890-1945 (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 232 Madrid Program: Spanish Art Live
      • ARTH 235 Revival, Revelation, and Re-animation: The Art of Europe’s “Renaissance” (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 236 Baroque Art (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 255 Islam in the Eyes of the West (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 263 European Architectural Studies Program: Prehistory to Postmodernism (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 324 The Sexuality of Jesus Christ
      • CLAS 123 Greek Archaeology and Art (not offered in 2022-23)
    • at least six credits in art history of the western tradition after 1800
      • ARTH 100 Art and Culture in theĀ GildedĀ Age
      • ARTH 160 American Art to 1940 (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 171 History of Photography
      • ARTH 172 Modern Art: 1890-1945 (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 240 Art Since 1945
      • ARTH 241 Contemporary Art for Artists
      • ARTH 247 Architecture Since 1950 (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 265 European Architectural Studies Program: Urban Planning in Europe (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 266 Arts of the Japanese Tea Ceremony (not offered in 2022-23)
      • ARTH 327 A History of Campus Planning (not offered in 2022-23)
    • at least one 300-level seminar.

Art History majors are encouraged to take advantage of off-campus study programs. No more than two art history courses taken outside of the department can be counted toward the major. Occasionally one course in a related department such as Cinema and Media Studies or Classics may count as an elective toward the major.