Art History and Visual Arts Double Major

A double major in Art History and Visual Arts is a desirable choice for students who want the solid background in the humanities that art history offers in tandem with a broad foundation in the visual arts. Students should be aware that some of the courses necessary for completing the double major may be offered only on the Lincoln Center or the Rose Hill campus.

For the double major, a total of 15 courses is necessary.

Course Title Credits
ARHI 1101INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY: EUROPE3
VART 1135VISUAL THINKING I3 to 4
or VART 1136 VISUAL THINKING: PERSPECTIVES, PAINTING, AND DRAWING
VART 1150DRAWING I4
Five additional Visual Arts electives 1
One course from each Art History concentration area 2
Ancient/Medieval
Renaissance/Baroque
Modern
Global
Two ARHI electives from any of the above areas
ARHI 4600SENIOR SEMINAR (taken in senior year, only offered fall semester)4

It is suggested that ARHI 1101 INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY: EUROPE, VART 1135 VISUAL THINKING I (or VART 1136 VISUAL THINKING: PERSPECTIVES, PAINTING, AND DRAWING), and VART 1150 DRAWING I be completed by the end of sophomore year.

Availability 

The double major in art history and visual arts is available at Fordham College at Rose Hill and Fordham College at Lincoln Center. 

Fordham College at Rose Hill students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the Core Curriculum.

Fordham College at Lincoln Center students: The requirements above are in addition to those of the Core Curriculum.