What is the art history major like at Notre Dame?
"Art history helps us gain a better understanding of the world in today's visual culture," said Cruz Martinez, art history major at Notre Dame. "There's a large focus on analysis and your method of thinking."
In art history, you'll take classes like:
- Renaissance Art
- 20th Century Art
- Inca and Colonial Peru
- Greek Art and Architecture
- African American Art
- 20th Century Architecture
- Medieval Murals and Mosaics
- Public Art
Art history majors pursue their passions while developing skills such as visual literacy, analysis, communication, and information synthesis.
After graduation, students go on to top graduate and professional schools and work in a variety of professions and industries. First jobs include:
- Art associate, Park West Gallery
- Analyst, Mercer
- Staff consultant, Ernst and Young
- Studio associate, Deloitte
- Patrons fellowship, Vatican Museums
“It's very much about storytelling," said art history major Meg Burns. That's really what drew me to art history and continues to really excite me about coming back to the subject every day.”
“It's very much about storytelling. That's really what drew me to art history and continues to really excite me about coming back to the subject every day.”