Evolving History of Expression & Technique
Art history courses will teach you to analyze art and develop a perceptive eye for aesthetic form, technique, narrative and expression.
Influence of Art
Baker art history students travel frequently to observe art locally, nationally and internationally.
The Art Club provides an opportunity to meet fellow students interested in the arts and participate in a wide range of activities.
Art Influences & Reflects Human History
The evolution of art and many modern art movements can be seen in the museums, churches and architecture of other countries.
Bachelor's Degree in Art History
Baldwin City Campus
As an art history major at Baker, you will not only study the evolving history of expression and technique in the art world, you also will learn about the culture, politics, history, religion, philosophy and economics of each historical period.
Art, Music, Theatre Day | Held Each Fall
Sit in on classes and studios, learn about available financial aid and immerse yourself in the arts at Baker. Learn more about Art, Music, Theatre Day.
Develop a Perceptive Eye
The art history courses that comprise most of your degree program will teach you about individual periods and trends in art, but more important, these courses will teach you to analyze art and develop a perceptive eye for aesthetic form, technique, narrative and expression.
Prepare for a Variety of Careers or Graduate Study
Once you have completed your degree in art history, you can go on to one of numerous possible professional or academic pursuits with a general knowledge of how art has influenced and reflected human history and also with the confidence to assess visual works technically and analytically in terms of both form and content.
Gain Experience Usually Reserved for Graduate Students
The art history program hosts the annual Undergraduate Art History Conference, which attracts students from across the nation.
Major & Minor
The Department of Mass Media and Visual Arts offers a major and minor in art history.
Courses required for these programs are listed in the current catalog.