Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Art History at Foothill College.
A minimum of 90 units is required to include:
The courses listed BELOW are generally offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see Schedule of Classes for verification.
NOTE: One to two years of French, Spanish, Italian, or German is strongly recommended for students intending to continue in Art History at a 4-year institution. Students who wish to specialize in Asian Art should consider one or two years of Japanese or Chinese.
|CORE COURSES (36 units)|
|ART 1 *||INTRODUCTION TO ART||4.5|
|ART 2A||HISTORY OF ART: WESTERN ART FROM PREHIST - EARLY CHRISTIANITY||4.5|
|or ART 2AH||HONORS ART HISTORY: WESTERN ART FROM PREHIST - EARLY CHRISTIANITY||4.5|
|ART 2B||HISTORY OF WESTERN ART FROM MIDDLE AGES TO RENAISSANCE||4.5|
|or ART 2BH||HONORS ART HISTORY: MIDDLE AGES - RENAISSANCE||4.5|
|ART 2C||HISTORY OF WESTERN ART FROM BAROQUE TO POST MODERN||4.5|
|or ART 2CH||HONORS ART HISTORY: BAROQUE - POST MODERN||4.5|
|ART 2D||AFRICAN, OCEANIC & NATIVE AMERICAN ART||4.5|
|or ART 2F||INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN ART||4.5|
|or ART 2G||INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC ART||4.5|
|ART 2J||AMERICAN ART||4.5|
|ART 2E||HISTORY OF WOMEN IN ART||4.5|
|ART 3||MODERN ART & CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT||4.5|
|* Recommended before taking Art History courses if no previous experience in art.|
|SUPPORT COURSES (12 units)|
|ANTH 2A||CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY||4|
|ART 4A||FUNDAMENTALS DRAWING||4|
|HIST 4A||HISTORY OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION TO 800 AD||4|
|HIST 4B||HISTORY OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION 700 - 1800||4|
|HIST 4C||HISTORY OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION 1789 - PRESENT||4|
|PHIL 25||COMPARATIVE RELIONS: WEST||4|
|PHOT 10||HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY||4|
|or PHOT 10H||HONORS HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY||4|
* Recommended before taking any of the ART 2 series courses if no previous experience in art.
Note that this list does NOT include courses that are only held on campus. For a complete list of degree requirements, please visit Degree, Certificate or Transfer Programs.
Based on the 2014 - 2015 degree program. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Program webpage.