Upon successful completion of the minor in Art History, Theory and Criticism, students will be prepared to:
Recognize major achievements in the history of art, including the works and intentions of leading artists in the past and present, and demonstrate the way art reflects cultural values.
Compare and contrast developments in the history of art across periods and cultures.
A grade of “C-” or better is required in each required course before progressing to subsequent courses. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required. A minimum of nine upper division art history hours is required.
Art majors who elect to minor in Art History, Theory and Criticism should be aware that coursework used to meet requirements for the major may not be used to meet requirements for a minor.Art History, Theory and Criticism is a distinct academic discipline from Art or Communication Design, although all reside within the Department of Art and common foundational requirements.