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Art History at South Carolina

USC's Art History program gives students a broad knowledge of the history and theory of art and architecture from Antiquity to the present.

What to Expect

The art history program offers courses in ancient, medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, 18th-century, modern, American and Asian art, as well as architecture and film and photo history. General survey and special topics courses are offered every semester. Our faculty consists of dedicated teachers who are also nationally and internationally recognized scholars.

Through classroom instruction and additional research and internship opportunities students develop skills in visual analysis, historical understanding, critical thinking, research and writing, and intellectual and practical problem solving.

 

Undergraduate Degree

B B.A. with a major in art history

The art history program is offered through the School of Visual Art and Design in the the College of Arts and Sciences.

For more information about coursework, please contact:

Undergraduate Coordinator:
Rebecca Boyd, boydrr@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-8179

Apply for Undergraduate Admission

Our Office of Undergraduate Admissions provides the most current information on the application process so you can check the requirements based on your current status and find university scholarships.

 

Graduate Degrees

The Master of Arts in Art History is offered through the School of Visual Art and Design in the the College of Arts and Sciences.

M M.A. in Art History

Graduate Coordinator:
Evelyn Wong, wonge@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-6348

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School.

Explore Our Graduate School 

The Graduate School administers the application process for all of the university's doctoral, master’s, certificate and dual degree programs. Take a look at what you will need to do before you apply.