Degree Program Description

Art history minor is more than just the history of art; it’s an examination of civilization, both ancient and modern. As an Art History minor, you’ll be introduced to the history of Western Civilization through an examination of images, artifacts, buildings, and works of art. You’ll be encouraged to consider works of art and architecture as dynamic objects that reflect the cultural and social history of the time in which they were made. The available elective courses are diverse, dealing with areas of study such as the Italian Renaissance, the history of photography, contemporary art, classical architecture, and more.

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Dr. Laura Whatley

Assistant Professor of Fine Arts

Fine Arts Department

Auburn University at Montgomery

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Program Overview

The course listings below are a representation of what this minor requires. Select elective courses may also be included. Students may have to take additional courses to fulfill the prerequisites of the required courses. Review this program of study summary for more detailed course information.

Course #Course Name
VISU 2030Art History I
VISU 2040Art History II
VISU 3070Women in the History of Art
VISU 3020The Renaissance in Italy
VISU 4100The Artist in Film & Fiction
VISU 3090Medieval Art
VISU 4010History of Photography

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