Minor inArt History

Minoring in Art History involves the study of the history and development of the visual arts. How do unusual media or subjects compare to masterworks in the western art tradition? What cultural contexts are revealed in ethnographic art from throughout the world? What theories and ideas underpin the current art world? You’ll develop knowledge of historical and contemporary visual traditions that are important to any art career field as you take 24 credit hours toward an art history minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.

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Art History Curriculum Overview

An academic minor normally consists of 20 to 24 credits taken in courses in one area or related areas of study prescribed by the faculty.

Meet Your Professors

Keith Williams Department of Art Chairperson, Professor of Art and Art History

Keith's passion for art and for quality teaching has led him to do workshops across the United States, to jury ceramic exhibition and to exhibit his own work.

Cate Vermeland Term Faculty in Art

Cate has a passion for making art accessible to all and has created numerous Community Art activities on campus.

Stephanie Hunder Professor of Art

Stephanie Hunder teaches printmaking and digital media at Concordia where she is Department Chair, Gallery Director and Professor of Art.

John DuFresne Term Faculty of Graphic Design Art

DuFresne brings 25 years of higher education experience in visual communications, including the development of award-winning design programs at two previous academic institutions.

Career Potential

  • Art Director
  • Art Professor
  • Art Teacher
  • Art Therapist
  • Community Arts Organizer
  • Exhibitions Curator
  • Gallery Owner
  • Graphic/Web Design
  • Illustrator
  • Liturgical Artist
  • Photographer
  • Studio Artist

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