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  • Art History
  • Major
  • Minor
Students who study art history acquire specialized knowledge and understanding of visual artifacts from prehistory to the present day; from Wester and non-Western cultures. The history of art is deeply rooted in the humanities and therefore closely related the analysis of visual culture to other modes of intellectual inquiry.
Students who choose to major in Art History will pursue a minimum of 11 courses for 33 credits. Courses include:
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