Programs of Study in Art & Art History

Art History (B.A.)

Art History (B.A.)


The Art History major introduces you to art from around the world and across different time periods.  Your studies focus on close analysis of art objects, monuments, historic structures, and…

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Art History (Minor)

Art History (Minor)


The minor in Art History allows you to explore the production, function, and meaning of the visual arts in cultures across time and place, and to consider the value and significance of…

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Arts Administration (Minor)

Arts Administration (Minor)


The Arts Administration minor is an interdisciplinary course of study preparing students for work and engagement in arts organizations and creative industries. Arts administrators create…

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Studio Art (B.A. or B.F.A.)

Studio Art (B.A. or B.F.A.)


The Studio Art major immerses you in the study of art through the development of craft and technique combined with concept and meaning.  Otterbein University’s art program is a nationally…

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Studio Art (Minor)

Studio Art (Minor)


The Studio Art minor at Otterbein University provides students in other majors the opportunity to pursue their interest in art study and practice at a level that complements and enhances their…

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See also: Minor in Education Studies

The Education Studies minor, when combined with the major in Studio Art, prepares students for art-related teaching and community service.  Overseen by the Education Department at Otterbein, the minor leads students towards preparation for licensure.