Art History, B.A.
Whitworth art history majors look closely and think deeply. Through this major, you will explore the meaning and significance of artworks within diverse historical and cultural contexts. Art communicates messages. Your work will be to investigate who is saying what to whom and why.
At Whitworth, art history is an interdisciplinary major. In addition to taking art history courses, you will take courses in the history department in which you may pursue art-related research. This approach allows you to gain a broad understanding of history, culture and politics that encompasses the world of art and extends far beyond it.