Programs + Courses
Art History Major
Bridge history and theory to interpret artists’ intentions, and tell their elaborate visual stories. You will have the tools to rewrite how people view art today.
Through close study of art objects and art movements, your skills will set you apart and influence the art world in many different ways, including: art museum professions, business, marketing or technology.
Art History Minor
Focus on the art history courses that best complement your other interests and studies—giving you the unique cultural and analytical prowess that could shift an entire industry.
By learning everything from formal analysis to writing and leadership skills at the intersection of arts and other disciplines, your visual art knowledge can propel your career path, regardless of the route you choose.
Curatorial Studies Minor
Develop your professional curatorial vision through theory, design principles and art conservation methodologies—experiencing works of art in ways that few have.
The technologies and concepts behind the way we exhibit art are ever-evolving, which makes this study a great support for other interests to compliment your career goals.
What if four weeks studying art could change the rest of your life? If you’re a rising high school junior or senior, you can participate in an immersive program that’ll jumpstart your college journey.
Workshops, thought-provoking discussions and site visits are all part of this learning experience—plus three (3) earned credits in Art History and Curatorial Studies.
Customize Your Program of Study
Beyond the AUC
Art History + Curatorial Studies demand a broad perspective. Through a combination of courses at the AUC, in Atlanta or around the world, the opportunities to specialize are endless. Where will your studies take you?
Enroll in an international study abroad program for one semester or an academic year facilitated by Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College. Study the history of global art movements or learn curatorial practices from other parts of the world — because African Art looks different from 54 perspectives.
Domestic exchange programs facilitated by Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College enable students to take classes at colleges and universities around the country. Experience first-hand new collections of art and a variety of course offerings in a different academic, social and cultural community.