Art History (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2021–Spring 2022 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Art History
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department:  Fine Arts 
Academic Plan Code(s): ARTHMINOR

Program Requirements

Admissions to the minor in Art History requires a minimum GPA of at least 2.0.  Applications are available from the department upon request. Please contact the department for more information and to request an application by emailing

An approved Art BA studio major who wishes to add an art history minor should contact the department for further instructions.

Select two of the following courses: 6
Ancient Through Medieval Art - AH
Renaissance Through Modern Art - AH
Survey of Asian Art - D2, AH
ARTH electives at 300 level, including no more than one from each of these areas: Pre-1750, After 1750, Non-Western9
Art History elective at 500 level3
Minimum Total Hours18

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.