Program Information

B.A. — Art History with Museum Studies

General Education Requirement (20 Courses)

  • NUB 102 (required for all first year students)
  • 9 Foundation Courses
  • 11 Distribution Courses

Major Requirement & Advised Electives (20 Courses)

The following four art history courses are required:

  • AHM 230 Prehistoric to Gothic Art
  • AHM 231 14th to 19th Century Art
  • AHM 201 19th Century Art
  • AHM 202 20th Century Art

Plus two from the following required art history electives:

  • AHM 203 also LAS 201 Latin American Art of the 20th Century
  • AHM 207 also FAA 207 Women in Art
  • AHM 210 Issues in Contemporary Art
  • AHM 232 Renaissance Art and Culture
  • AHM 261 Folklore in America
  • AHM 390 Independent Study in Art History
  • PHI 318 Philosophy of Art
  • REL 399 Special Topics: Religion and Art

The following museum studies course is required:

  • AHM 252 Introduction to Museum Studies

Plus three from the following required museum studies electives:

  • AHM 255 Introduction to Development
  • for Nonprofits
  • AHM 353 e Educational Role of Museums
  • AHM 357 Exhibiting Cultures
  • AHM 359 Museum Internship

The following is required:

  • AHM 430 Senior Seminar/Capstone

Students must also take nine advised electives:

  • 9 Advised Electives

Minors relevant for Art History with Museum Studies Majors

The following minors are related to art history and museum studies.  Minors must have at least 3 courses that do not overlap with their AHM course requirements.

Minors for Non-Majors

The following minors are related to art history and museum studies, but have too much overlap for majors to pursue.  Non-majors who don't have the time/room to pursue the major, can opt for these options.  Minors must have at least 3 courses that do not overlap with their major course requirements.