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Art History and Visual Culture Minor

Not open to Art History and Visual Culture majors; open to VCA majors only by special petition.

Minor Requirements (18 Credits)

Required Courses:
AHT 102 Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture I: Antiquity to Early Renaissance

The course offers an introduction to the history of art and visual culture from antiquity to the Renaissance. It studies painting, sculpture, architecture, and prints within their historical, social, and cultural contexts, as well as their representation in modern media (film, documentary, etc).

AHT 103 Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture II: High Renaissance to Contemporary Art

The course is the sequel to AHT 102 and offers an introduction to the history of art and visual culture from the High Renaissance to the present day. It studies early modern painting, sculpture, architecture, and prints within their historical, social, and cultural contexts, as well as photography and new media in the modern and contemporary world.

Note: Four AHT courses at or above the 200-level, of which at least one must be at the 300-level.