2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Art History (21 credits)

The minor in Art History provides students with a greater understanding of the historic and theoretical context of contemporary visual culture.

All students must take three required courses (9 credits) and 3 credits in a non-Eurocentric art subject toward the 21 required credits total.

LUCAD students must take a discipline specific art history course listed below and 6 additional credits of Art History electives at the 3000 level or above to earn the required 21 credits.

CLAS students must take 9 additional credits of Art History electives at the 3000 level or above to earn the required 21 credits.

Requirements

Required Courses (9 credits)

IAHIS 1200Art of the Western World I

3

IAHIS 1210Art of the Western World II

3

IAHIS 3750Critical Perspectives Perspectives in Art History & Visual Culture

3

Departmental Elective (3 credits)

LUCAD Students must take the departmental Art History elective that corresponds with their studio major

IAHIS 2100History of Modern Design

3

IAHIS 2200History of Photography

3

IAHIS 2400Illustration Survey

3

IAHIS 2460History of Animation

3

IAHIS 3600Art Since 1945

3

Non-Eurocentric Elective (3 credits)

3 credits in a non-Eurocentric elective must be taken.  Examples of non-Eurocentric electives include:

IAHIS 3280Contemporary Art in East Asia

3

IAHIS 3313Multicultural Photography

3

IAHIS 3450Arts of Africa

3

IAHIS 4400The Art and Culture of Japan

3

Advanced Art History Electives (6 credits)

Students must take 6 credits in 3000/4000 level Art History electives

IAHIS Advanced Art History Elective (3000/4000 level)

3

IAHIS Advanced Art History Elective (3000/4000 level)

3

Program Notes

For further information about this minor please contact Stuart Steck, Director of Integrated Studies, at 617.349.8097 or ssteck@lesley.edu.  To declare this as your minor complete a Request for Change of School or Program form and submit it to the Registrar’s office in University Hall, Porter Square.  You are responsible for determining how the change in program affects your educational plans.