A minor in Art History requires 18 credits, including ARTH 101 and a choice of ARTH 102 or ARTH 103. Four additional courses in Art History are required; PHIL 320 may be used as one of these four courses. Internships at the Lackawanna Historical Society, Everhart Museum, and Anthracite Heritage Museum are available to Art History minors upon completing 12 credits in Art History.
Qualified students may major in Art History through the Individualized Major.
Students with minors in Art History have recently enrolled in graduate degree programs in art history (Emory University, Temple University, the University of Durham, England), decorative arts (Rhode Island School of Design), library science and museum education (Bard College, NYC). Others have accepted employment with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Sotheby’s in New York City, and at the Barnes Foundation and the Franklin Institute, both in Philadelphia.
All courses in Art History include trip to a Philadelphia or New York City museum.
For more information about the Art History and Studio Art Programs, visit the History Department’s website.