Art history explores art as a record of human creativity and allows the work to be experienced in its original artistic and intellectual context. The scholarly methods used help students increase their perceptive ability, analytical skills, and understanding of various cultural traditions, as well as the facility to express themselves with clarity and precision. These strengths are essential to any walk of life and any future career.
As an art history major, you’ll study works of art in their social, political, and intellectual contexts. You’ll learn to think, analyze, and write critically — increasing your perceptive ability and expressing yourself with clarity and precision.Learn More
This major gives you a solid foundation for careers in law, medicine, international business, management, journalism, publishing, public radio and television, literature, and criticism.Learn More