2016-2017 Catalog

Art History Learning Goals


Upon completion of the major, graduates must have attained

  1. A general knowledge of the monuments and principal artists of all major art periods of the past, including a broad understanding of the art of the twentieth century and acquaintance with the art history of non-Western cultures.
  2. A general knowledge of world history.
  3. Knowledge of the tools and techniques of scholarship.
  4. Functional knowledge of the creative process.
  5. Adequate mastery of at least one foreign language to support research through the reading of primary source materials, as is appropriate to a student’s areas of interest.


As per the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD) Accrediting Agency Handbook