Art History Minor

Learning Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: To develop a visual awareness through analysis and creative work.

Outcome 1.1: Distinguish the components of a work of art, and

Outcome 1.2: Discuss the context of a work of art.

Goal 2: To manifest their visual awareness in their own work.

Outcome 2.1: Produce a body of creative visual works, and/or

Outcome 2.2: Write critical analysis of visual works of art.

Students wishing a minor in Art History must contact the chair to declare their intention. The minimum requirement for the minor is the completion of six courses in Art History (18 credits) and departmental approval. The department offers advising to all declared Art History minors. Any Art History course offered by the department counts toward the minor; in addition, ITA 315 (Italy through Art) and ITA 425 (The Artist and the Madman in the Renaissance and Reformation), which are offered by the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, also count toward the minor.