Art History Minor
A detailed description of the program, faculty, facilities, academic, and co-curricular opportunities can be found at the Art History website.
Requirements for the Art History Minor
The minor in art history requires six courses, some of which may also fulfill requirements in the core curriculum or the student’s major.
|FAH 101||Cave Paintings, the Colosseum & Cathedrals||3|
|FAH 102||Altarpieces, Academies & the Avant-Garde||3|
|Ancient and/or Medieval Art: one course||3|
|Survey of Pre-Columbian and Native American Art|
|Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Art|
|Greek and Roman Art|
|Renaissance and/or Baroque Art: one course||3|
|Additional FAH electives: two courses||6|
|History of Architecture|
|Monet and the Age of Impressionism|
|Frank Lloyd Wright|
|Art in Buffalo|
|Animals in Art|
|Field Excursion: Connections between Museum and Zoo Exhibitry Practices|
|The Art of the Selfie|
|Critical Issues in the History of Photography|
Many students take the opportunity to gain practical experience in an art institution through a Museum Internship course in addition to the minor requirements. Art history students have interned at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the Darwin Martin House Complex, the Buffalo History Museum, the Buffalo Central Terminal Restoration Corporation, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, the Castellani Art Museum, the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Center, WNYBAC, and Big Orbit Gallery.