Why Study Art History?

Art History teaches you to write, research, and think just a little more creatively. While you’re gaining the skills employers want, you’ll get to play detective to mysterious questions and solve puzzles about our past.

You can also easily double major in studio art, humanities, humanities or humanities. In fact, we encourage it. The double-major looks really good on a résumé.

But, is it right for me?

We asked our professors and they said art historians enjoy:

  • Solving puzzles and playing detective
  • Reading, writing, and researching
  • Working in a variety of environments, both alone or in a team

Skills You'll Obtain

Expertise in researching and writing

Competency in foreign language

Broad historical and cultural knowledge

After Graduation

You know the beauty of a USF liberal arts education? Diversity. With a USF bachelor’s degree, you’ll have the critical thinking and problem solving skills to be successful just about anywhere. After graduating from our art history program, you’ll have the skills to start a job right after graduation.

Types of careers you may have after you graduate include:

  • Curator
  • Teacher
  • Researcher
  • Archivist
  • Antiques Dealer