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Art History Major Requirements

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Credit Hours: 36+

"PR" indicates a pre-requisite. "CO" indicates a co-requisite.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult http://registrar.cofc.edu/general-edu for more information.

Required Courses

ARTH 299

Research Methods in Art History (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH (to be taken in sophomore or junior year; it is a pre-requisite for ARTH 415)

ARTH 415

Advanced Seminar in Art & Architectural History (3) PR: ARTH 299

Select one course from each category (A, B, & C). No single course may be used to fulfill two separate categories.

Category A: Choose one of the following:

ARTH 101

History of Art: Prehistoric Through Medieval (3) PR: None

ARTH 104

Themes in the History of Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 105

Introduction to Architecture (3) PR: None

ARTH 205

Pre-Columbian Art and Culture (3) PR: None

ARTH 220

Greek and Roman Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 225

Medieval Art (3) PR: None

Category B: Choose one of the following:

ARTH 102

History of Art: Renaissance Through Modern (3) PR: None

ARTH 104

Themes in the History of Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 105

Introduction to Architecture (3) PR: None

ARTH 250

American Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 277

Renaissance Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 280

Baroque Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 285

Modern Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 293

Introduction to Film Art (3) PR: None

Category C : Choose one of the following:

ARTH 103

Asian Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 210

African Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 241

History of the Art of India (3) PR: None

ARTH 242

History of the Art of China (3) PR: None

ARTH 243

History of the Art of Japan (3) PR: None

Studio Art Requirement: Choose two courses from the following:

ARTS 119

Drawing I (3) PR: None

ARTS 215

Photography I (3) PR: ARTS 119

ARTS 216

Painting I (3) PR: ARTS 119

ARTS 218

Printmaking I (3) PR: ARTS 119 or instructor permission

ARTS 220

Sculpture I (3) PR: None

HPCP 299

Preservation Planning Studio (3) PR: HPCP 199 or instructor permission

OR

 

HPCP 315

Urban Design Studio (3) PR: URST 310 or instructor permission

OR

 

HPCP 319

Architectural Design Studio (3) PR: None

15 credit hours selected from ARTH 101-490 of which 9 credit hours must be at the 300-level or above:

ARTH 101

History of Art: Prehistoric Through Medieval (3) PR: None

ARTH 102

History of Art: Renaissance Through Modern (3) PR: None

ARTH 103

History of Asian Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 104

Themes in History of Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 105

Introduction to Architecture (3) PR: None

ARTH 190

Special Topics in Art History (3) PR: None

ARTH 205

Pre-Columbian Art and Culture (3) PR: None

ARTH 210

African Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 220

Greek and Roman Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 225

Medieval Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 241

Art of India (3) PR: None

ARTH 242

Art of China (3) PR: None

ARTH 243

History of the Art of Japan (3) PR: None

ARTH 250

American Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 255

Latin American Colonial Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 260

Addlestone Seminar on the Arts and Culture of the Lowcountry (3) PR: None

ARTH 265

The City as a Work of Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 275

The History of Land Design (3) PR: None

ARTH 277

Renaissance Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 280

Baroque Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 285

Modern Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 290

Selected Topics in Art History (3) PR: None

ARTH 293

Introduction to Film Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 301

Studies in Ancient and Medieval Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 303

Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 306

Studies in Modern, Contemporary, and Film Arts (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 308

Studies in Asian Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 321

Hindu Myth and Image (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 322

Indian Painting (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 333

Traditional Design and Preservation in Charleston (3) PR: None

ARTH 335

History of American Architecture (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 338

American Vernacular Architecture and Material Culture (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299 or HPCP 199, or instructor permission

ARTH 339

Historic Home Interiors (3) PR: None

ARTH 340

Selected Topics in Art History (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 350

History of Early Christian and Byzantine Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 355

History of Early Medieval and Romanesque Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 360

History of Gothic Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 362

History of Medieval Manuscript Illumination (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 365

History of Northern Renaissance Painting (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 370

History of Italian Early Renaissance Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 375

History of Italian High and Late Renaissance Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 381

Spanish Baroque Painting and Sculpture (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 385

History of European Painting, 1700-1850 (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 389

19th Century European Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 390

20th Century European Art (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 391

Contemporary Art (3)PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 392

The Camera and Visual Perception (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 394

History of the 18th and 19th Century Architecture (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 395

History of 20th Century Architecture (3) PR: 6 credit hours in ARTH, or ARTH 299, or instructor permission

ARTH 410

Internship in Art History (1-6) PR: Junior or senior status; art history major GPA of 3.00 or better

ARTH 490

Independent Study in Art History (3) PR: Restricted to declared art history majors; junior or senior status; cumulative GPA of at least 3.00; art history major GPA of at least 3.30