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Major in Art History
Discover the historical context of art in a program integrating theory and practice.
As an art history major at Santa Clara University, you’ll learn to examine visual art in the context of the nature and evolution of human societies past and present. You’ll develop strong skills in research, analysis, reflection, and discrimination, as well as written and oral communication and argument. Some majors go on to graduate study for professional work in arts publications, museums, and galleries. Others take their research, analytical, and writing skills into related fields, such as communication media, law, and education.
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