History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Undergraduate Programs

BA in Art History

The BA in art history prepares students for graduate study in art history as well as for professional work.

BA in History

Students in the BA in history learn to interpret the past by analyzing a variety of sources. These include historical books and novels as well as images, films, oral interviews, newspapers, and other texts.

Minor in Sport and American Culture

The minor in sport and American culture provides students with the opportunity to study the meaning of sport in American society and culture. Through courses in the minor, students trace the history of sport in America and examine the role of sport in today’s society.

Minor in Art History

The minor in art history enhances any major in the arts, humanities, social sciences, management, art studio,  information technology, and more.

Minor in History

For those who love history but do not foresee it as their major career focus, a history minor can be a rewarding option. Because of its flexibility, the history minor may also be shaped to enhance a variety of majors.

Minor in Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology

This interdisciplinary minor is for students with diverse interests in the material culture of the ancient world. Course work combines the study of archeology, literature, art, history, philosophy, myth, and religion. The scope of the minor is not limited to Greece and Rome, but touches on all the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean and the heirs of late antiquity such as Byzantium and early Islam.