Art History and Visual Culture Major Option

Art and culture across time

Explore art history and visual culture through all major time periods and areas of the globe.

Develop an ability to perform competent visual analyses of art. Use a range of critical and theoretical methods.

Why take the art history and visual culture major option?

  • Have a well-rounded degree that gives you a solid liberal arts foundation and exceptional preparation. Be ready for professional work or graduate studies. Enjoy broad career flexibility.
  • Compliment your skill-sets. This non-comprehensive major is ideal if you’re seeking a double major or plan to minor in another area. You'll gain competency in at least one foreign language and a broad arts and humanities background.
  • Learn to address culture and history from a variety of perspectives. Discuss ethics in art and be able to explain both sides of controversial issues.
  • Get involved. You're encouraged and enabled to conduct advanced research, provide educational content for exhibitions, publish in university journals and present at public conferences. Opportunities for internships, museum studies training, service-learning courses, studies abroad, and extra-curricular activities give you a rich educational experience and exceptional preparation for your future career or graduate studies.

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