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Art History Major

Art historians pursue careers in higher education, art museums, galleries, historical societies, publishing, conservation, art dealership and evaluation, and art criticism. The international character of the art history major also makes it highly recommended for those interested in foreign service and international business—areas of immense importance in today’s world.


The art history major requires 36 credit hours of study in the field. For details about art history major requirements, please refer to the John Carroll Undergraduate Bulletin.

  • Introduction to World Art
  • Greek and Roman Art
  • Medieval Art
  • Italian Renaissance Art
  • Nineteenth Century Art
  • Modern Art or Contemporary Art
  • Asian Art (any course)
  • Northern Renaissance Art or Baroque Art
  • Capstone Course

Students must also complete at least two credit hours of studio art.