University of California - Davis

Letters and Science

Art History


UC Davis, Economics Dept., One Shields Ave.

One Shields Ave

Davis, CA 95616

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Art History

Format: Campus

Program Description:

In a small program with personal attention from faculty and a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary training, students study the theory of art historical interpretation, the methodology of art historical research and writing and a broad range of specialized fields. Excellent library, nearby museums. Gateway degree for careers in museums and galleries, arts administration, publishing, community college teaching, and further study in top PhD programs. Applications are welcome from students with previous undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in fields other than art history, although such applicants should have a demonstrable interest in art history.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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