Ann Chamberlain, Untitled Installation, 2006. Courtesy of Gallery Paule Anglim.

art history requirements

Three required art history courses provide students with an in-depth, critical understanding of important ideas, institutions, and discourses surrounding global art and culture.

Global Art History

A course focused upon varied aspects of art history from prehistory to the Middle Ages
(Taken during the First Year Program)

Modernity and Modernism

A course focused upon varied aspects of art history from the Renaissance to the mid-20th century
(Taken during the First Year Program)

Contemporary Art Now

A course focused upon contemporary art in North America and Europe from the 1950s to the present

Students majoring in History and Theory of Contemporary Art take additional art history courses to fulfill requirements for the major.