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Art History, B.A.

About the Program

Recognizing the value of a historical knowledge of the visual arts for students majoring in other disciplines, the Art and Design Department offers an academic minor in art history.

About the Art and Design Department

402 Upton Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6032
Fax: (716) 878-4231
http://artdesign.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (21 credit hours)
FAR 250 ART HISTORY I 3
FAR 251 ART HISTORY II 3
Select one course from each of the following five areas: 15

Ancient
FAR 351 ART OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
FAR 353 ART AND CULTURE OF EGYPT AND THE NEAR EAST
FAR 354 ART AND CULTURE OF GREECE
FAR 355 ART AND CULTURE OF ROME

Medieval
FAR 352 ART AND CULTURE OF ISLAM
FAR 356 EARLY MEDIEVAL ART
FAR 357 LATE MEDIEVAL ART
FAR 369 ART OF THE MIDDLE AGES

Renaissance and Baroque
FAR 358 ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART, 1200-1480
FAR 359 HIGH RENAISSANCE AND MANNERISM
FAR 361 ITALIAN BAROQUE ART
FAR 367 BAROQUE OF NORTHERN EUROPE
FAR 373 VENETIAN ART AND CULTURE, 1300-1800
FAR 469 ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN SIENA

Modern/Contemporary Art
FAR 325 HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY
FAR 362 NINETEENTH-CENTURY ART
FAR 363 TWENTIETH-CENTURY ART HISTORY
FAR 364 ART SINCE 1940
FAR 365 AMERICAN ART I

Non-Western Art
FAR 352 ART AND CULTURE OF ISLAM
FAR 353 ART AND CULTURE OF EGYPT AND THE NEAR EAST
FAR 375 INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN ART
FAR 376 INDIAN ART
FAR 377 ART OF CHINA AND JAPAN
FAR 380 ART OF AFRICA

Total Credit Hours 21

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