Minor in Art History

Contact Person:
Caroline Downing, Chair
219 Brainerd, (315) 267-2251/2252, downincj@potsdam.edu

18 credit hours required.

The art history minor is a sequence of art history courses designed to provide liberal arts students with core experiences in the history of art.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:                                                                                                     

Required Courses

ARTH 101 Survey of Art: Ancient to Renaissance
ARTH 102 Survey of Art: Renaissance to Modern  

Elective Courses
The elective upper-division Art History courses from the following:
ARTH 310 Greek Art and Architecture  
ARTH 311 Roman Art and Architecture  
ARTH 352 Art and Life in the Middle Ages
ARTH 355 Art in America  
ARTH 356 History of World Architecture  
ARTH 358 Cross-Cultural Approaches to Art  
ARTH 365 Art and Culture of China  
ARTH 381
Classical Mythology in Art
ARTH 385 Art and Archaeology of the Classical World  
ARTH 451 Ancient Painting  
ARTH 454 Early Italian Renaissance Art  
ARTH 455 Northern Renaissance Art  
ARTH 457 Baroque Art  
ARTH 458 Nineteenth Century Painting  
ARTH 463 Italian High Renaissance 
ARTH 464 Foundations of Modern Art  
ARTH 465 Issues in Contemporary Art