The Aims of the Department

  • To provide students with an understanding of Art History as a tool for obtaining a broad view of human history and culture.
  • To develop the ability to understand and appreciate works of art from all periods and all places around the world.

  • To develop a theoretical and practical knowledge of the different processes and fields of the visual arts.

  • To prepare students to teach Art History and to use it in other fields of study in high schools, colleges and universities.

  • To train students to work in art museums and galleries.

  • To provide a broad basis for writing any type of art criticism or for consulting clients about aesthetic or artistic matters.