University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Art and Art History

Learning Outcomes for Art History majors

Students who complete the Art History major are expected to be able to:

  • Identify and utilize fundamental approaches to the analysis and interpretation of art
  • Recognize and articulate the significance of the major achievements in the history of art
  • Read advanced scholarship in the history of art, and incorporate this scholarship into independent intellectual work studying a particular monument or art historical problem.
  • Demonstrate advanced writing and oral presentation skills through the completion of a substantive research project. The project should include appropriate use of primary and secondary sources, clear and well-organized writing, and the development of an evidence-based argument.

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