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History of Art Minor

Effective Winter 2018

Exclusions:

A minor in History of Art is not open to students with a major in History of Art.

Advising

A major or minor in the History of Art is developed in consultation with a History of Art advisor. Appointments are scheduled through the departmental website: http://lsa.umich.edu/histart/undergraduates/advising-appointments.html

Majors and minors must consult with an advisor at least once a year.

The History of Art Website. For further information about the curriculum, student resources, faculty and staff, departmental events, and Helicon (the undergraduate art history association), please consult the History of Art website: www.lsa.umich.edu/histart/

Prerequisites

None.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

 

A minimum of 15 credits (or five courses) in the History of Art. The selected courses must include:

  1.  6 credits at the 200 level.
  2.  6 credits at the 300 level or higher, including a 3-credit seminar.
  3.  3 additional credits at the 200 level or higher.
  4. completion of the History of Art Distribution Requirements for minors.

Distribution Requirements: There are two kinds of distribution requirements, one focusing on historical time periods and the other on different regions of the globe. The former familiarizes students with cultural practices associated with different historical moments, and the latter with a wide range of national and regional traditions. Minors in the History of Art are required to select 200-level or higher courses that correspond to at least two of the four time periods and two of the five regions listed below. Since each course counts towards one time period and one region, the distribution requirements can be satisfied with as few as two courses.

Time Periods

  • Ancient
  • Medieval
  • Early Modern
  • Modern and Contemporary

Regions

  • The Middle East (includes Western and Central Asia and North Africa)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Asia (includes China, Japan, India, South and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific)
  • Europe and the U. S.
  • Latin America and the Caribbean

History of Art (Minor) (Winter 2014 - Fall 2017)

Effective Winter 2014

Exclusions:

A minor in History of Art is not open to students with a major in History of Art.

Advising

A major or minor in the History of Art is developed in consultation with a History of Art advisor. Appointments are scheduled through the departmental website: www.lsa.umich.edu/histart/undergraduate/academicadvising.

Majors and minors must consult with an advisor at least once a year.

The History of Art Website. For further information about the curriculum, student resources, faculty and staff, departmental events, and Helicon (the undergraduate art history association), please consult the History of Art website: www.lsa.umich.edu/histart/

Prerequisites

None.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

At least 15 credits (or five courses) in the History of Art. The selected courses must satisfy the following requirements:

100-level Survey Course: A student must complete a 100-level survey course (HISTART 100, 101, 102, or 103). This requirement may be satisfied through the Advanced Placement Examination (AP) in Art History with the approval of a History of Art advisor.

Electives: A minimum of 2 History of Art courses (6 credits) at the 300 level or higher, one of which must be a seminar. The remaining credits required to complete the minor must be at the 200 level or higher.

Distribution Requirements: There are two kinds of distribution requirements, one focusing on historical time periods and the other on different regions of the globe. The former familiarizes students with cultural practices associated with different historical moments, and the latter with a wide range of national and regional traditions . Minors in the History of Art are required to select 200-level or higher courses that correspond to at least two of the four time periods and two of the five regions listed below. Since each course counts towards one time period and one region,the distribution requirements can be satisfied with as few as two courses.

Time Periods

  1. Ancient
  2. Medieval
  3. Early Modern
  4. Modern and Contemporary

Regions

  1. The Middle East (includes Western and Central Asia and North Africa)
  2. Sub-Saharan Africa
  3. Asia (includes China, Japan, India, South and Southeast Asia, and the Pacific)
  4. Europe and the U. S.
  5. Latin America and the Caribbean

History of Art Minor (Fall 2007 - Fall 2013 )

Effective Fall 2007 - Fall 2013 

A minor in History of Art is not open to students with a major in History of Art.

The History of Art minor offers students an introduction to the discipline's approach to humanistic study of the things that cultures around the world have made, looked at, and endowed with meaning. It will sharpen students' skills in visual and historical analysis and interpretation.

A minor in History of Art is developed in consultation with an department advisor in History of Art. Appointments are scheduled through the  departmental websitewww.lsa.umich.edu/histart/undergraduate/academicadvising

Prerequisites to the Minor: None.

Academic Minor Program: At least 15 credits (and five courses), to be chosen from the following  categories as stated below:

  1. Required Survey Course: one introductory course chosen from the "10X" sequence of survey courses (HISTART 100, 101, 102, 103, 112, 208).

  2. Electives: at least 12 credits at the 200-level or above. At least two courses must be elected at the 300-level or above, and at least one course (3 credits) must be a Junior/Senior Methodology course.