Minor in Art History and Criticism

Art history is an empirical and humanistic discipline that investigates art as a document in the broad history of human experience.

Study of the subject entails the evaluation, analysis and interpretation of objects by identifying materials and techniques; the time and place of their creation; the meaning or function of the work of art; and the biography of the artist.

The following apply to all minors:

  • A minor must be comprised of 18 credit hours taken at Webster University.
  • No course counted toward a major can also count toward a minor.
  • Students may have a major and a minor within the same department; they may not major and minor within the same area of emphasis.
  • Students must earn a grade of C- or better in any course they wish to apply toward a minor.

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