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Minor in Art History

Explore Centuries of Artistic Expression

With a minor in Art History from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, you will gain an important understanding of the role art has played in the evolution of humanity across cultures and disciplines. Regardless of your major course of study, the critical thinking, analytical and communication skills you'll acquire will convey to employers you're a well-rounded, creative person who can adapt to nearly any position.

The Impact of an Art History Minor

This 15-hour course of study explores topics related to world artists and focuses on expanding your visual literacy skills. The abilities you develop with your minor in Art History can provide excellent fuel for a career in education, law, marketing, social work and more.

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Degree Requirements

Interested in discovering the sort of classes you’ll need to take in order to earn your degree from the College of Human Science and Humanities at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out now.

Art History Minor


University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

About UHCL

Accreditations and Distinctions

The College of Human Sciences and Humanities holds a number of specialized accreditations, including accreditations and approval from the Commission of Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education; the Association for Behavior Analysis International; the National Association of School Psychologists. The Council on Social Work Education has also accredited our bachelor’s degree in social work. Our Fitness and Human Performance curriculum has been recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for preparing students to successfully enter into the career field. The Human Factors Certificate and Applied Cognitive Psychology Program are accredited by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Minor in Art History Faculty

Sarah Kielt Costello
Sarah Costello

Sarah Costello

Associate Professor of Art History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3342
Office: Bayou 2121.10

Sarah Costello Faculty Bio

Beth Matusoff Merfish
Beth Merfish

Beth Merfish

Department Chair of Liberal Arts and Associate Professor of Art History,
Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3432
Office: B2121.12

Beth Merfish Faculty Bio