Art History Major Requirements

B.A. -- A minimum of 36 credits as follows:
9 credits of core courses
9 credits of lower division electives
18 credits of upper division electives

Students are strongly advised to distribute courses in different periods and cultures as broadly as possible. It is recommended that majors study at least one language other than English.

A. Core Courses, 9 credits
ARH 170L Survey of Art of the Western World I (3)
ARH 171L Survey of Art of the Western World II (3)
One of the following courses:
ARH 499 Research Seminar in Art History: Selected Topics (3)
ARH 450 Art and Society in Early Modern France (3)



B. Lower Division Electives, 9 credits

ARH 205 Myths of the Greek and Roman World in Western Art (3)
ARH 207 Egyptian Archaeology (3)
ARH 208 Greek Archaeology (3)
ARH 209 Roman Archaeology (3)
ARH 230 Art of Medieval Knighthood (3)
ARH 238 Great Classics of French Cinema (3)
ARH 241 Introduction to Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture (3)
ARH 250 Art in France from Absolutism to Impressionism (3)
TARH 252 Art of the Enlightenment in France and England (Honors) (3)
ARH 260 Introduction to Film Studies (3)
ARH 261 Independent and Art House Cinema (3)
ARH 263 American Film Genres (3)
ARH 264 New American Cinema (3)
ARH 265 History of Photography (3)
ARH 266 Photography 1970 to Present (3)
ARH 267 International Film Movements (3)
ARH 269 The Hollywood Crime Film (3)
ARH 270 Introduction to Ancient Art: Greek and Roman Mural Painting and Floor Mosaic (3)
ARH 280 Chinese Painting (3)
ARH 298 Topics in Art History (3)
ANT 233 Aztecs, Incas, and Mayas (3)
CAS 240 Images and Issues of Diversity in the Visual Arts (3)



C. Upper Division Electives, 18 credits

ARH 301 Aegean Prehistory (3)
ARH 302 Villanovans, Etruscans & Early Rome (3)
ARH 303 Artistic Encounters in the Early Medieval World (3)
ARH 310 Art and Archaeology of Cyprus I (3)
ARH 311 Art and Archaeology of Cyprus II (3)
ARH 329 Archaeological Field Research (2-6)
ARH 331 Monarchs, Monks, and Medieval Art: Europe 500-1100 C.E. (3)
ARH 332 Gothic Art (3)
ARH 341 Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture: 1250-1450 (3)
ARH 342 Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture: 1450-1600 (3)
ARH 343 Northern European Art: 1350-1600 (3)
ARH 350 Art in the Courts of Seventeenth-Century Europe (3)
ARH 351 Netherlandish Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Rubens (3)
ARH 352 Art of the Enlightenment (3)
ARH 361 Understanding Screen Studies: Acting, Apparatus, and Audiences (3)
ARH 362 Topics in Film: Significant Cinema Directors (3)
ARH 363 Art of American Silent Films (3)
ARH 365 Modern Art I (3)
ARH 366 Modern Art II (3)
ARH 367 The Hollywood Combat Film (3)
ARH 368 Documentary Cinema: History, Theory, Criticism (3)
ARH 369 Experimental Film and Video (3) 
ARH 380 Poetry and Cinema
ARH 383 History and Practice of Video Art I (3)
ARH 384 History and Practice of Video Art II (3)
ARH 401 Greek Sculpture (3)
ARH 402 Roman Sculpture (3)
ARH 403 Greek Painting (3)
ARH 405 Greek Architecture (3)
ARH 406 Roman Architecture & Town Planning (3)
ARH 432 Gothic Painting (3)
ARH 442 Art and Change in Northern Europe, 1300-1500 (3) 
ARH 450 Art and Society in Early Modern France (3)
ARH 460 Special Topics in Cinema (3)
ARH 461 Women in Cinema (3)
ARH 462 Research Seminar in Film Studies (3)
ARH 463 Cinematic Space: Art, Architecture, and Landscape in Film (3)
ARH 466 Art Criticism of the Modern Period (3)
ARH 467 Art Criticism of the Post-Modern Period (3)
ARH 468 Art Since 1945 (3)
ARH 475 Women in Art from the Renaissance to Impressionism (3) 
ARH 476 Women in Art from the New Woman to Now (3)
ARH 490 Internship in Art History (3)
ARH 491 Internship in Film Studies (3)
ARH 497 Independent Study in Art History (1-4)
ARH 498 Topics in Art History (1-3)
ARH 499 Research Seminar in Art History: Selected Topics (3)
ANT 334 The Earliest Cities (3)
ANT 433 Mesoamerican Archaeology (3)
CLA 490 Internship in Archaeology Conservation & Documentation (3-15)
CLA 497 Independent Study in Mediterranean Archaeology (2-4)