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Minor in Art History

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The minor in art history requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in art history courses, including 12 s.h. in advanced courses taken at The University of Iowa. For the minor, courses numbered ARTH:2130 Introduction to African Architecture and above are considered advanced. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in the minor. Course work in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.

Students earning a major in art and a minor in art history may count one art history course required for the art major toward the requirements for the art history minor; they must consult with their advisors.

The minor must include one survey-level course chosen from these:

Minor in Art History
Course Number & Name Semester Hours
ARTH:1040 Arts of Africa 3 s.h.
ARTH:1050 From Cave Paintings to Cathedrals: Survey of Western Art I 3 s.h.
ARTH:1060 From Mona Lisa to Modernism: Survey of Western Art II 3 s.h.
ARTH:1070 Asian Art and Culture 3 s.h.

Before registering for a course, students must satisfy all prerequisites for the course. Course work applied toward the minor in art history may not be used to satisfy requirements for the major in art. Students earning a major in art and a minor in art history must consult with their advisors.