Visual images show and tell us things about ourselves and the world around us. Discovering the past helps us understand the present more fully.
The art history program at Calvin will enable you to understand how visual images and objects affect the way we live. In this program, you will take courses in Western and non-Western art and museum studies and prepare for graduate work or to work in a gallery or museum.
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Participate in the Art History Society; join other students in writing and photographing for the Chimes or Dialogue; get involved with the Calvin Video Network and the Visual Arts Guild
(33-35 semester hours)
Art History majors are encouraged to complete a second foreign language sequence in addition to their core foreign language. Specifically French and German are advantageous for students who want to pursue graduate school.
(24 semester hours)
Dollar amounts reflect awards given for the 2012-13 academic year.
Interested in teaching? You can gain certification in Art History as a:
Calvin's teacher education program also contains education-specific course requirements that you must complete prior to certification. See course requirements for: