Wayne State University

Minor in Art History

The minor in Art History offers students the opportunity to study art as our human visual and physical record. Students will investigate the time and circumstances in which works of art were created as a way to understand their cultural meaning and significance.

Minor Requirements: Students pursuing a Minor in Art History must complete fifteen credits, distributed as follows:

ART HISTORY choose one (3 credits)

  • AH 1110 – Survey of Art History: Ancient through Medieval (3 cr)
  • AH 1120 – Survey of Art History: Renaissance through Modern (3 cr)
  • AH 1130 – Global Arts of Africa (3 cr)

ART HISTORY at 3000 Level and Above (12 credits)
In discussion with your art history advisor, design a personalized course of study.


To declare your minor, fill out the online Declaration of Major or Minor Portal