AA in Art History

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Art History at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

  • English proficiency: ENGL 1A, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
  • Mathematics proficiency: MATH 105 or equivalent.

A minimum of 90 units is required to include:

  • All Foothill General Education requirements (30 Units)
  • Core courses (36 Units)
  • Support courses (12 Units)
  • Additional elective course work may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement for the associate degree.

NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher is required in all core and support courses for the degree.

The courses listed BELOW are generally offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see Online 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.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
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 DRAWING I 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.

Based on the 2013-2014 degree program. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Program webpage.