Learning Outcomes

for Undergraduate Education in Art History
  1. Students will demonstrate an effective knowledge of visual vocabulary appropriate for careers in the visual arts, architecture, visual studies, and the media.
  2. They will recognize and understand major monuments, artists, methods and theories,and be able to assess the qualities of works of art and architecture in their historical and cultural settings.
  3. Students will be able to locate, interpret and analyze primary and secondary sources relevant to research questions.
  4. They will use innovative theoretical and methodological approaches to generate new approaches to the history of representation understood within broader socio-cultural perspectives. They will demonstrate skills necessary for effective preparation of artwork for public presentation, using a variety of materials and techniques.
  5. Students will construct a portfolio of works that demonstrates their writing, and presentation skills through verbal, written, and constructive exercises.