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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

Art History

Art History and Archaeology (ARTH)
1211-B Art/Sociology Building, 301-405-1479

The minor in Art History introduces students to a range of art-historical periods, problems, and methodologies and is intended at once to broaden and deepen the student's knowledge of arts and humanities. A total of 18 credits is required.

1. Nine credits of 200-level surveys in the history of art are required. Choose any three (3) broad surveys from among the following 3-credit courses:

  • ARTH200: Art and Society in Ancient and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean
  • ARTH201: Art and Society in the West from Renaissance to the Present
  • ARTH250: Art and Society in the Ancient American World
  • ARTH255: Art and Society in the Modern American World
  • ARTH275: Art and Society in Africa
  • ARTH290: Art and Society in Asia

2. In addition, nine (9) credits of upper-level art history courses are required. Choose any three (3) upper-division (300- or 400-level) 3-credit courses in Art History (ARTH prefix).

A total of six (6) credits may be transferred into the minor from other institutions or programs. These transferred credits include those from study-abroad programs. Study-abroad credit requires the prior approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

All courses presented for the minor must be passed with a grade of "C-" or better.

An overall GPA of 2.0 in the minor is required for graduation.

To make an appointment to explore or declare a minor, go to www.arhu.umd.edu/undergraduate/academics/minors

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