Wayne State University

BA Art History Honors

Honors Option for students majoring in Art History 

15 credits total:

Select the Honors option in three of the following courses (9 credits):

  • AH 3750, African American Art
  • AH 5210, Hellenistic Art
  • AH 5250, Ancient Rome
  • AH 5260, Classical Greek Art
  • AH 5270, Roman Painting and Sculpture
  • AH 5300, The Christian Roman Empire
  • AH 5310, The Ancient City of Athens
  • AH 5320, Neoclassical Architecture in Britain
  • AH 5330, Constantinople in the Sixth Century
  • AH 5350, Byzantine Art and Architecture
  • AH 5400 Romans and Barbarians
  • AH 5450, Art and Architecture in the High Middle Ages
  • AH 5500, Early Renaissance in Italy
  • AH 5510, High Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy
  • AH 5520, Art of Renaissance Venice
  • AH 5550, Northern Renaissance Art
  • AH 5600, Baroque Art in Italy
  • AH 5700, Nineteenth Century European Painting
  • AH 5715, Modernism: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
  • AH 5720, Twentieth Century Art
  • AH 5780, Topics in Twentieth Century Art

In addition to the above, the following two coures are required (6 credits):

  • AH 5998, Honors Thesis (3 credits)
  • One Honors Seminar from among HON 4200 through 4280 (3 credits)

If you are interested in participating in Departmental Honors, contact the Art Department honors advisor, Michele Porter, at 313-577-2980 or make an advising appointment through Advising Works.