Program Requirements, Art History

AP, Dual Enrollment, Transfer, and Study Abroad Credits


Majors

Students who major in the department can use a total of only three units of eligible transfer, dual enrollment, AP, and credits from study abroad combined to count toward their major, with approval of the department. Only two units from study abroad can be used toward the major.


Minors

Students who minor in Studio Art or Art History can use a total of two units of eligible transfer, dual enrollment, AP, and credits from study abroad combined to count toward their minor, with approval of the department. Only one unit from study abroad can be used toward the minor.

Requirements for the Art History Major

Recommended Timeline: Students should take the required 100-level courses as early as possible and then proceed to 200- and 300-level courses in the sophomore and junior year, in preparation for ARTX-440 Ways of Seeing and the SIP in the senior year.

Number of Units
Ten units are required. One unit may be the SIP.

Required Courses

To be completed by the end of the sophomore year:
ARTX 105 Basic Drawing or ARTX-134 Sculpture: Object Investigation
ARTX 145 Survey of Art I: 1100-1600
ARTX 150 Survey of Art II: 1600-1945

To be completed by the end of the junior year:
ARTX 224 Art Since 1945

To be taken during the fall quarter of senior year:
ARTX 491 Ways of Seeing

Additional Courses
One Ancient Course: ARTX 208 Introduction to Greek Art and Archaeology or ARTX 209 Introduction to Roman Art and Archaeology

One Topics Course: ARTX 223 The Long 19th-Century Art, ARTX 227 Seeing and Perceiving in the Modern Museum, or ARTX 290 Art and Gender

Three Additional Units: Selected from any of the Art History offerings, including alternates listed above, one-time offerings, and/or an Art History SIP.

Requirements for the Art History Minor

Number of Units
Six units are required. A SIP is not counted as part of the six units.

Required Courses
ARTX 145 Survey of Art I: 1100-1600
ARTX 150 Survey of Art II: 1600-1945
ARTX 224 Art Since 1945

Additional Courses
One Ancient Course: ARTX 208 Introduction to Greek Art and Archaeology or ARTX 209 Introduction to Roman Art and Archaeology

One Topics Course: ARTX 223 The Long 19th Century, ARTX 227 Seeing and Perceiving in the Modern Museum, or ARTX 290 Art and Gender

One Additional Unit: Selected from any of the Art History offerings, including one-time offering or the alternatives listed above; ARTX-491: Ways of Seeing is strongly recommended.

Rising Junior Information

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Rising Senior Information

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To learn more about SIPs, visit Art History SIPS.