Santa Clara University

Department of Art and Art History

Academic Programs

  • iconArt History Requirements

    What is art history? Art history is the study and interpretation of the visual and material record of our past and present. Learning about the visual cultures of the past and from many areas of the world widens and deepens one's world views, a crucial part of preparing to be a global citizen.

  • iconStudio Art Requirements

    What is studio art? Studio art offers students an interdisciplinary approach to the practice of art and design. We offer practical hands-on courses complemented by an art historical foundation.

  • iconCore Curriculum Courses

    What courses can I take to fulfill the core? Check here for a list studio art and art history courses approved as satisfying Core Curriculum requirements.
  • iconPathway Requirements

    Which courses in studio art and art history can I take that will fulfill my pathway? Here you will find a list of studio art and art history courses approved as satisfying Pathway course requirements.

  • iconSchedule of Classes

    Check out the schedule of classes by term.  The purpose of these schedules is to assist with academic course planning.

  • iconCourse Availability

    Do you want to know which courses are currently open or close?  Search for available seats and get placed on a waitlist.

Other Resources

2014-15 Academic Calendar (pdf)


Core Guide


Final Exam Schedule

Pathways Overview

SCU Login Links


Bursar's Office

Office of the Registrar


Department of Art & Art History
852 Market Street
Office: 408-554-4594
Hours: 8AM - 5PM

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