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Museum Studies-Art History

Department: Art

All students wishing to earn a POE in Museum Studies must take the Core Course sequence.

Required Museum Studies Core Courses - Credit hours = 13
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 110 Survery of Western Art
3
 
FI
 
AR 390 Museum Studies
3
AR 110
FS
 
AR 392 Museum Education
3
AR 110
F
CS
AR 480 Museum Practicum I
2
AR 390, permission
F
 
AR 481 Museum Practicum II
2
AR 480, permission
F
 
Required Experiential Learning:
Museum Internship for 1-6 credits (AR 490/AR 495) or transcript notation (0 credits)
Art History Courses - select three from the following (for a total of 9 credtis):
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 301 African American Art
3
AR 110
FI
CW, CA
AR 311 Ancient Art & Architecture
3
AR 110
FI
 
AR 312 Medieval Art & Architecture
3
AR 110
F
 
AR 309 Italian Renaissance Art
3
AR 110
FI
CW
AR 310 Baroque to Enlightenment
3
AR 110
FI
 
AR 315 Women in Art
3
AR 110
FI
CS, CA
AR 316 19th Century Art
3
AR 110
FI
CS
AR 329
and/or
AR 330
Early Modern Art

Modern to Contemporary Art
3

3
AR 110

AR 110
FI

FI


CA
AR 318 American Art
3
AR 110
F
CS
Select one Studio Art class at the 100 or 200 level (for a total of 3 credits):
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 103 Beginning Drawing
3
 
F
 
AR 104 Design and Color
3
 
F
 
AR 107 3-D Design
3
 
F
 
AR 117 Introduction to Sculpture
3
 
F
 
AR 200 Beginning Painting
3
 
F
 
AR 203 Digital Photography I
3
 
F
 
AR 204 Digital Art I
3
 
F
 
AR 125 Explorations in Clay
3
 
F
 
AR 225 Wheel Throwing
3
 
F
 
AR 211 The Art of Bookmaking
3
 
F
 
AR 215 Ceramic Sculpture
3
 
F
 

Also recommended (but not required):
A second internship is strongly recommended
IC 215, The Chemistry of Art

Total required credit hours for Museum Studies Core = 25 to 31

Art History Track: Choose an additional eight Art History courses from the following eleven courses (students will complete all of these courses for the Museum Studies/Art History POE):
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 301 African-American Art
3
AR 110
FI
CW, CA
AR 311 Ancient Art & Architecture
3
AR 110
FI
 
AR 312 Medieval Art & Architecture
3
AR 110
F
 
AR 309 Italian Renaissance Art
3
AR 110
FI
CW
AR 310 Baroque to Enlightenment
3
AR 110
FI
 
AR 315 Women in Art
3
AR 110
FI
CS, CA
AR 316 19th Century Art
3
AR 110
FI
CS
AR 318 American Art
3
AR 110
F
 
AR 329 Early Modern Art
3
AR 110
FI
 
AR 456 Senior Research in Art History
2
Permission
F
CW
AR 457 Senior Thesis in Art History
3
Permission, AR 456
F
CW
Select two courses from the following Art History and Studio Art electives: (for a total of 6 credits)
Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
AR 330 Modern to Contemporary Art
3
AR 110
FI
CA
AR 322 Modern Architecture
3
AR 110
FI
CS
AR 340/PL 340 Philosophy of Art
3
AR 110
FH
 
AR 103 Beginning Drawing
3

F
 
AR 104 Design and Color
3
 
F
 
AR 107 3-D Design
3
 
F
 
AR 117 Introduction to Sculpture
3
 
F
 
AR 200 Beginning Painting
3
 
F
 
AR 204 Digital Art I
3

F
 
AR 205 Beginning Ceramics
3

F
 
AR 208 Beginning Photography
3

F
 
AR 211 The Art of Bookmaking
3
 
F
 
AR 215 Ceramic Sculpture
3
 
F
 

Museum Studies/Art History Track
Museum Studies Core

Museum Studies Courses = 13 credits
Art History Courses = 9 credits
Studio Art Courses = 3 credits
Experiential Learning = 0-6 credits

Art History Courses = 23 credits
Electives = 6 credits
Total Credits = 54-60 credits

Total credit hours for Museum Studies Art History POE = 54-60

Although not required for the POE, students who plan to enter a Masters program in Art History or Museum Studies must be proficient in French or German (two courses at the 200 level). Those who plan to earn a Ph.D must be proficient in both. Juniata students are encouraged to enroll in French or German no later than their sophomore year.

updated 6.12

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