Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Art History, Minor


Academic Information

The power of visual art resides in the fact that it is simultaneously more concrete and more abstract than a text. Through the study of formal analysis, iconology, and historic themes, this minor allows you to uncover the "what" behind a work of art, "how" that work imparts meaning visually, and the cultural context—the “why”—from which it derives. This minor also provides flexibility in the a variety of approved electives.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Art History, Minor


Careers

What Can I Do with a Minor in Art History?

This minor will prepare you for graduate work in many fields such as teaching, art criticism and arts administration, and for professions in museums, galleries, or auction houses. You'll gain critical reading and thoughtful writing skills that translate to careers as diverse as law, diplomatic service, objects conservation, and government support for the arts. It is a natural companion to many majors, including Art Education, History, Interior Design, Studio Art, Visual Communications, Marketing, Advertising, etc.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Art History, Minor


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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Art History, Minor


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.

Minimum Units for Completion 18
Major GPA C

Purpose Statement
 
The purpose of the ARH minor is to teach students about the ways in which global societies – both historically and in the modern world – have expressed their political, religious, and humanistic values through the media of visual culture.

Student Learning Outcomes
Students in the ARH minor will demonstrate and/or gain:  

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Art History, Minor


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Minor Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Comparative Cultural Studies

Art History, Minor


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