Minor in Art History

The minor in art history is designed for students who seek to study art history in depth as a compliment to their major area of study. The minor provides students with an education in art history that is balanced and diverse culturally, temporally, and geographically. It allows students to choose from a variety of introductory courses that cover a variety of regions, cultures, and periods.

Contact: Mark Avery
Coordinator of Undergraduate Academic Affairs
140 Art and Design Building, Champaign, 333-6632, mavery@illinois.edu

Course Requirements

Students must meet the following course requirements for a total of 20 hours1

Select two of the following (one of which must be ARTH 113 or ARTH 114):8
Ancient to Medieval Art
Renaissance to Modern Art
Introduction to African Art
Introduction to East Asian Art
Art in a Global Context
ARTH 395Junior Seminar in Art History3
ARTH courses at the 200, 300, or 400 level 23
ARTH courses at the 300 or 400 level6
1

A maximum of one course from either the History of Architecture or the History of Landscape Architecture will count toward the requirements of the Art History Minor.

2

At least one course must be primarily concerned with a subject outside of Europe and the Modern Americas. A maximum of one course from other universities will satisfy the requirements for upper-level Art History courses.