Our art history minors explore the history of art and music as well as their own personal creative processes to give themselves the opportunity to expand their knowledge and their ability to express themselves. The goal of our fine arts minor program is to help students discover a life-long passion for the arts.

Our minor program enhances students’ studies in other fields and helps them apply artistic knowledge to any position. Studying fine arts in Washington, D.C., furthermore, allows our students to explore a wide variety of museums, art galleries, concerts and the many other cultural opportunities that the city has to offer.

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Degree Level: Undergraduate
Degree Type: Minor
School: College of Arts and Sciences
Format: Weekday
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Our art history minors explore the history of art and music as well as their own personal creative processes to give themselves the opportunity to expand their knowledge and their ability to express themselves. The goal of our fine arts minor program is to help students discover a life-long passion for the arts.

Our minor program enhances students’ studies in other fields and helps them apply artistic knowledge to any position. Studying fine arts in Washington, D.C., furthermore, allows our students to explore a wide variety of museums, art galleries, concerts and the many other cultural opportunities that the city has to offer.

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Our art history minors explore the history of art and music as well as their own personal creative processes

Convenient Evening and Weekend Courses Including

FNAR 101 Survey: History of Art I
FNAR 102 Survey: History of Art II
FNAR 243 Blues, Jazz, Gospel, and Ragtime
FNAR 247 Women in Music History
FNAR 305 Renaissance Art
FNAR 317 Contemporary Art

Learn In-Demand Skills

  • Explore your creative processes
  • Familiarize yourself with the cultural traditions of the art world
  • Express yourself more fully
  • Show an ability to apply your deep knowledge of art to any position

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

  • Archivist
  • Art Appraiser
  • Art Journalist
  • Arts Administrator
  • Exhibition Coordinator
  • Assistant Curator

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