The undergraduate degree in art history emphasizes knowledge and awareness of the major artistic traditions of the world in a historical and theoretical context. Students explore varied methodologies, as well as artistic media and techniques. Our students become adept writers, thinkers and cultural leaders, uniquely equipped to enter a society and job market that value these skills.

  • Think and write critically about art in its cultural contexts

  • Interpret historical significance and critical information about works of art, artists and related issues

  • Know the methods by which art can be evaluated to conduct scholarly research on art history topics