Academic Introduction to the Major (AIM)
Gateway Courses by Major/Minor
- Art History
- Asian Studies
- Biology, Zoology, Neuroscience and Integrated Biological Science
- Classical Civilization
- Computer Science
- Environmental Sciences
- European Studies
- Film and Television Studies
- German and Russian
- Global Studies
- Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies
- Italian Studies
- Latin American and Caribbean Studies
- Plant Biology
- Political Science
- Psychological Science
- Russian and East European Studies
- Studio Art
Gateway/Entry-Point Courses into Art History Major/Minor
The following courses would serve as an excellent introduction to the major. In addition to these, students who may be interested in an Art History major should begin or complete the required language component (any foreign language through 052).
ARTH 005 Western Art: Ancient-Medieval
Introduction to the visual arts, primarily painting, sculpture and architecture in the Western world from prehistoric through Gothic. Usually offered spring and fall.
ARTH 006 Western Art: Renaissance - Modern
Introduction to the visual arts, primarily painting, sculpture and architecture in the Western world from Renaissance to present. Prerequisite: It is recommended that ART 005 be taken before ART 006. Usually offered spring and fall.
ARTH 008 Asian Art
Introduction to the artistic traditions and major architectural monuments of India, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. Usually offered in the spring.