Fine Arts Programs
College of Arts and Sciences
Department Chair: Ryan Weber, PhD
Kara Carmack, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, BA Dickinson College; MA, PhD The University of Texas at Austin
Ryan R. Weber, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, BA, MA, Queens College - The City University of New York, PhD University of Connecticut
Ryan Watson, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, AB Georgetown University; MA University of Chicago; PhD University of Iowa
Fine Arts Learning Outcomes: Programmatic Learning Outcomes
- will comprehend works of art within their social and cultural contexts;
- in courses that treat the history of an art form (music, visual, or film), will comprehend works of art using the critical methodologies of the relevant art form under study;
- in courses that treat the history of an art form (music, visual, or film), will relate the interdisciplinary contributions of the arts to diverse cultures past and present;
- in studio art and applied music/film courses, will apply fundamental techniques used in the art form under study.
This minor is designed for students interested in studying the history of art, architecture and design as an academic discipline. Required courses are selected to prepare students in the fundamentals of the discipline and to cover a range of historical periods–spanning from the prehistoric to the contemporary–as well as a variety of media.
No grade below a C- in a course required for the minor will count towards satisfying requirements. The mandatory number of credits for fulfilling a minor in this area is 18 credits, six of which may be applied from the university’s Core Curriculum.
The following courses will satisfy requirements for the Art History minor, totaling 18 credits. Prerequisites are required for some courses, which may be found in their course descriptions.