Minor in Art History

Units required for Minor: 21, all of which must be taken in Art History

Program Description

The Department of Art at Sacramento State introduces students to the expressive world of the visual arts. A wide variety of approaches based on both Western and Non-Western cultures are integrated into courses that are oriented toward creativity, imagination, and critical thinking. Students are able to explore art through courses in art education, art history, ceramics, metalsmithing/jewelry, new media art, painting, print making, and interdisciplinary sculpture.

Minimum Grade Requirement

A grade of "C" or better is required for all courses applied to the Minor in Art History.

Note: Students are strongly encouraged to select the four lower division courses and three upper division courses in consultation with an Art History faculty advisor.

Program Requirements

Select four of the following lower division courses:12
Art in the Western World: From Stone Age to End of Middle Ages
Art in the Western World: From Renaissance to Baroque
Global Modern and Contemporary Art
Traditional Asian Art
Modern and Contemporary Asian Art
Native American Art
Select nine units of upper division courses in Art History9
Total Units21