Majors & Minors

Majors

Art History
  • 11 courses
  • Areas of study include ancient, medieval, Renaissance/Baroque, modern and non-western art history
  • Foreign language study is recommended
Art History: Architecture
  • 13 courses
  • Areas of study include ancient, medieval, Renaissance/Baroque, modern and non-western art history
  • Required: 3 courses in math, physics and/or engineering
Art History: Museum Theory & Practice
  • 13 courses
  • Areas of study include ancient, medieval, Renaissance/Baroque, modern and non-western art history
  • Required: 3 courses including museum theory, practice, and at least one internship
Art History & Visual Arts
  • 14 courses
  • Required: Drawing, Exploring Art and Architecture
  • Areas of study include ancient, medieval, Renaissance/Baroque, modern and non-western art history
  • Hands-on practice: film/video/digital, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture
  • Independent study is recommended
Visual Arts
  • 12 courses
  • Areas of study include art history, and visual & media studies
  • Hands-on practice: film/video/digital, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture
  • Required: Advanced Visual Practice, Senior Capstone in Visual Arts
Visual & Media Studies
  • 13 courses
  • Required: Introduction to Visual Culture, Theories of Visual & Media Studies, Visual & Media Studies Capstone
  • Areas of study include visual & media history and/or art history, and visual & media practice
Visual & Media Studies: Cinematic Arts
  • 13 courses
  • Required gateway: (Introduction to Visual Culture or Introduction to Film Studies)
  • Required theory: (Theories of Visual and Media Studies or Film Theory or Media Theory)
  • Required: Cinematic Arts Capstone
  • Required: four practice courses from a list of approved Cinematic Arts courses
  • Required: two film studies courses from a list of approved Cinematic Arts courses
  • Areas of study include film practice, film studies, screenwriting

     

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Minors

Art History
  • 5 art history courses at the 200 level or above
Photography
  • 5 courses including:
    • ARTSVIS 115S (Introduction to Photography) or ARTSVIS 119S (Introduction to Digital Photography)
    • ARTSVIS 318S (Photo Workshop) or ARTSVIS 492 (Independent Study)
    • ARTHIST 303 (History of Photography)
Visual Arts
  • 5 visual arts courses at the 200 level or above
Visual & Media Studies
  • 5 courses at the 200 level or above, including at least 3 courses in Visual & Media Studies (taught by AAHVS faculty listed on departmental website) and up to 2 courses cross-listed with Visual & Media Studies
Cinematic Arts
  • 5 courses including:  
  • One gateway course (either VMS 202D, VMS 289, or VMS 261S)
  • Four additional approved Cinematic Arts courses with at least one “practice" and one “studies" course