Learning Outcomes

Art History Student Learning Outcomes

Historical Knowledge

Identify the artists, dates, sites and basic terms that figure in the history of art and architecture of specific time periods and geographic regions.

Theoretical Understanding

Analyze specific works of art and architecture in relationship with the principal theoretical debates that have surrounded them, and with the various interpretative methods that have emerged out of them.

Critical Thinking

Demonstrate an ability to engage critically with the concerns of the discipline of Art History. 

Research / Synthesis

Research and synthesize evidence from credible sources to develop original ideas and arguments pertaining to an art historical question.

Written Communication

Write clearly and fluently using the formats and methods of Art History.