What You’ll Learn
Art is an ever changing and present part of cultures all around the world. What some considered garbage at one point might be considered art today. Learn with us how different cultures have embraced art as a way of life and how art has changed over the years.
Minoring in art history allows you to travel throughout history and experience art in more than just the production aspect.
Our minor is 18 credits (six courses). Students are required to complete three core courses. They can choose three additional courses from art history electives.
Our department offers you a chance to learn from artists and intellectuals alike while enjoying the freedom to choose what electives you wish to concentrate on.Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
We recommend submitting first-year applications in October or early November. The University decides your admission once you complete your application.
Next Deadline for Transfer Students
Fall Semester: August 1Undergraduate Admissions
A Great Pairing
Contribute to the world and prepare for a career. A minor in art history pairs well with a variety of majors, including history, English, and anthropology.
Career possibilities include collection management, curation, and educational documentation in Museums and Galleries.
An Art History minor broadens your visual literacy and enhances your aesthetic sensitivity. This will help you, no matter your primary field, navigate our increasingly digital-visual culture in both your personal life and future profession.
Our Art History alumni have careers as gallerists, museum curators, archivists, digital librarians, Art teachers, and more.
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“The time I spent at Brockport was an important period of artistic and personal growth. With 24 hour studio access and a supportive faculty offering courses ranging from traditional studios to contemporary media I was encouraged to explore different fields and develop my artistic voice.” Nate Hodge