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College of Arts & Sciences
School of Visual Art and Design

Art History

Art history majors generally pursue careers in gallery or museum administration, teaching, or working within historical organizations.

The Bachelor of Arts curriculum in art history gives students a broad knowledge of Western art and the cultures that generate it. Students develop skills in theory, research, analysis, and criticism. The Master of Arts allows students to pursue in-depth knowledge in areas such as Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture, 18th-century to contemporary European art and architecture, American art and architecture, and photographic and film history.


Art History News

MA in Art History

The Art History MA Program is accepting applications for the fall of 2015:


Art History Announces Fall 2015 Course Offerings

Art history professors plan to offer an exciting array of courses in Fall 2015. Offerings include regular favorites, special topics, and newly designed courses. See this list for a short description of each course. Course Descriptions