Art History majors must complete 30 credits (or 10 courses). Majors in Art History have the opportunity to do internships at nearby museums, auction houses, or historical sites; or to participate in the Villanova Summer Program in Siena, Italy, which places a strong emphasis on art history. One particular strength of the art history major is the opportunity to write a major work of original research and analysis — the Senior Thesis.
Any art history course offered by the Honors Program will be considered as fulfilling requirements toward the B.A in Art History.
Art History majors must complete all seven of the following:
One Renaissance/Baroque Art course from the following:
One Modern Art course from the following:
One Studio Art course from the following:
Students seeking a minor in Art History are required to earn 18 credits (or 6 courses), with at least 15 credit hours in Art History and 3 credit hours in Studio Art. Six of the Art History credits MUST BE the two survey courses, AAH 1101 and AAH 1102.
Art History minors must complete six of the following:
At least one Studio Art course from the following:
**Please Note: At least half the courses must be taken at Villanova.
M.A. in History
Graduate Certificate in History
Certificate in American Studies
Certificate in Ancient Worlds
Certificate in Public History
Combined Degree and Certificate in Nonprofit Management
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Art History Courses