Art History

Course Overview

As an Art History major, you’ll learn how to analyze, research, think, and write critically about art and visual culture through class discussions and coursework.

  • Explore the artists, art, and movements of Western and non-Western art history at five internationally renowned art museums in the Fort Worth/Dallas area: the Kimbell Art Museum, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, the Dallas Museum of Art, and the Nasher Sculpture Center.
  • You may also choose to study abroad for a summer or semester in London, in Italy, in Spain, or throughout Europe with TCU faculty, exploring world-famous museums such as the National Gallery of Art in London.
  • The Art History faculty follow the scholar/teacher model, teaching in small classes, providing individual attention and encouragement toward scholarship, and fostering professional internships in North Texas’ art-rich museum community.

Course Examples by Year

Fr

Introduction to Art History
Studio Art lower-level Course

So

Intermediate-level Art History Elective
Studio Art lower-level Course

Jr

Art History upper- level Electives

Sr

Art History upper- level Electives

Where Graduates Go

Graduates work in a variety of art-related areas, including museums, galleries, and auction houses. Grads have also gone on to graduate school in art history and enrolled in law school.