Art History Advisor

Nora M. Heimann
Chair, Associate Professor, Art History

Studio Art Advisor

Jassie Rios
Lecturer, Department of Art

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    With so many museums and galleries in DC, there are numerous internship opportunities.

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    Study Abroad

    Art students have the opportunity to study abroad in Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and Australia.

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    B.A. in Art History

    The visual arts comprise a unique record of human civilization, expressing and preserving some of humanity's most important experiences, feelings, and beliefs. The study of art history is an investigation into this form of human communication.

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    Digital Art

    Digital Art at Catholic University fuses the traditions of fine arts with new methods and practices offered by digital media through an interdisciplinary approach.

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    Students majoring in Studio Art with a Painting Concentration are prepared for independent artistic practice or graduate school. Majors are provided with shared studio space, and are expected to develop a rigorous studio practice.

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Double Majoring and Minoring

While you cannot double major or minor in Art History and Studio Art, you can combine an Art major with a major or minor in another subject that interests you. Recent students have double majored in art history and classics, studio art and psychology, and have minored in anthropology, business, chemistry, French, philosophy, psychology and religious studies. They have also completed multiple tracks in the Honors Program.