Minor in Art History

Degree Overview | Degree Requirements | Required Courses


Degree Overview

Art History minors explore world history, culture, and society through art and architecture. Students and faculty maintain deep connections with the university's broad research community through long-standing collaborations with the museums and research units across campus. Through object-based learning, we celebrate cultural differences and the colorful spectrum of human creativity and expression. Become a true global citizen as you develop skills in appreciating visual and material culture.

Declare Art History Minor


Degree Requirements (26 credits minimum)

  • 3 Lower-Division Art History Courses
  • 4 Upper-Division Art History Courses
  • 26 total combined credits (minimum)
  • At least 20 credits must be completed in residence at the University of Oregon (non-transfer courses).
  • All Art History courses required for the minor must be taken for letter grades and must be passed with a C- or better.


Required Courses

3 Lower-Division Art History Courses

Any 100- or 200-level ARH courses, or ARH 314 and/or 315 (History of World Architecture I and II).


4 Upper-Division Art History Courses

Any 300- or 400-level ARH courses (except ARH 314 and 315, which cannot be used as upper-division courses).