Art History Minor

Overview

The art history minor is a 21-hour course of study that provides students a broad overview of the history of art. This credential will assist students in preparation for graduate studies, museum- and gallery-related careers and education. Students are required to earn a minimum grade of C- in all courses taken for the minor.
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Minor Requirements

21 credit hours

Complete the following:

A survey of the elements and concepts of art theory and practice as reflected in culturally and historically significant painting, sculpture, architecture, and other art forms, from prehistoric times to 1450. Additional course fee is required.
A survey of the elements and concepts of art theory and practice as reflected in culturally and historically significant painting, sculpture, architecture, and other art forms, from 1450 to the present. Additional course fee is required.

Complete the following:

An in-depth study of a specific era or group found within Western art, such as studies in the Baroque and Rococo, Renaissance, or Women in Art. Specific topics will be dependent on the instructor's area of specialization. Additional course fee is required.
An in-depth study of a specific era or group found within Western art, such as studies in the Baroque and Rococo, Renaissance, or Women in Art. Specific topics will be dependent on the instructor's area of specialization. Additional course fee is required.
This course surveys graphic communication through history, and the impact of technology on the visual qualities of graphic design, advertising, fashion, media, architecture and industrial design. Beginning with prehistoric petroglyphs and concluding with the World Wide Web, this course will examine how culture shapes the practice of graphic design as well as how design shapes its corresponding culture. Additional course fee required.
Art and its relationship to Western culture of the 20th century. Additional course fee is required.
This course examines and participates in the forms and methods of art in the 21st Century. Emphasis is placed upon investigating post-modern art theory while looking at current artists of note. The genres of video, installation, conceptual, digital and performance art are explored. In addition, students create their own work of digital media and conceptual art in the progression of the class. Additional course fee required.

 

Note: Complete two different Art History topics for ARTS 355