Art History and Archaeology (ARTH)
1211-B Art/Sociology Building, 301-405-1479
The minor in Art History introduces students to a range of art-historical periods, problems, and methodologies and is intended at once to broaden and deepen the student's knowledge of arts and humanities. A total of 18 credits is required.
1. Nine credits of 200-level surveys in the history of art are required. Choose any three (3) broad surveys from among the following 3-credit courses:
ARTH 200: Art of the Western World to 1300
ARTH 201: Art of the Western World after 1300
ARTH 250: Art and Archaeology of Ancient America
ARTH 275: Art and Archaeology of Africa
ARTH 290: Arts of Asia
2. In addition, nine (9) credits of upper-level art history courses are required. Choose any three (3) upper-division (300- or 400-level) 3-credit courses in Art History (ARTH prefix).
A total of six (6) credits may be transferred into the minor from other institutions or programs. These transferred credits include those from study-abroad programs. Study-abroad credit requires the prior approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
All courses presented for the minor must be passed with a grade of C- or better.
An overall GPA of 2.0 in the minor is required for graduation.
To make an appointment to explore or declare a minor, go to www.arhu.umd.edu/undergraduate/academics/minors
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