Minor in Art History

Catalog Year: 2024-2025


This minor covers a broad spectrum of periods, cultures, and themes, with an emphasis on historical context.

The University Catalog is the authoritative source for information on program requirements and courses. The Schedule of Classes is the authoritative source for information on classes scheduled for this semester. See the Schedule for the most up-to-date information and see Patriot web to register for classes. Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.

Students are strongly encouraged to participate in a study abroad program. ARTH 494 The Museum (Mason Core) is not required for the minor but is strongly encouraged. 


Select one to two 100- or 200-level courses in art history 3-6
Select four to five 300- or 400-level courses in art history 12-15
Total Credits 18