Art History Minor

for the minor in Art History


minor office: 140 Art and Design Building, Champaign, IL 61820

minor advisor: Mark Avery

email: mavery@illinois.edu

phone: (217) 333-6632


school catalog page: Art & Design

school website: School of Art & Design

school faculty: Art & Design Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: Fine & Applied Arts

college website: Fine & Applied Arts


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.

Minimum required major and supporting course work: 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