Art History

A female art history student showing off a project.Art History is one of the most significant disciplines within the Liberal Arts curriculum. Knowledge of the artists and great works of art and architecture of the past and present is essential to understanding intellectual directions and values that are demonstrated in a diversity of civilizations. Through an interdisciplinary approach to art within its social context, students learn about artistic expressions in both the western and non-western world, and develop an appreciation of aesthetic similarities and differences within their proper historical perspectives.