Minor in History of Art and Architecture

A minor in the History of Art and Architecture is a great way to complement your studies. It broadens your mind and provides a good insight into the importance of images and the history of ideas they transport.

Program Requirements and Policies

  • This minor requires total of five courses of three semester hour units (SHUs) each, which includes at least one courses taken at the 100 level.
  • Three of the five courses must be taken at Tufts, including the 100 level course(s).
  • All courses used in fulfillment of a minor must be taken for a letter grade (not pass/fail).
  • No more than two courses used for any minor, regardless of the number of semester hours they carry, may be used toward a foundation or distribution requirement, or toward a major or another minor.

Course Requirements

For the minor requirements to be met, you must take the following courses:

  • one introductory course in history of art and architecture
  • two other courses in history of art and architecture, with at least one courses taken at the 100 level
  • two electives - may be approved courses in a related field (e.g. history, literature, studio art.)

Each student will work with their faculty advisor to plan out their course of study in detail.

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