College of Letters & Science

Certificates and Minors

PH.D. MINOR IN ART HISTORY

The Ph.D. Minor in Art History is intended for students outside of the department to gain familiarity with the discipline generally while also honing an area of specialization. The minimum number of credits is 9, and may be more depending on the student’s focus and particular research path.

Requirements

PH.D. MINOR IN TRANSDISCIPLINARY STUDY OF VISUAL CULTURES

Capitalizing on the rich offerings in the study of visual cultures being offered at UW-Madison, graduate students pursuing a PhD in departments across the university may obtain a Designated Doctoral Minor in the Transdisciplinary Study of Visual Cultures. Students wishing to earn the designated minor are required to complete a minimum of 9 credit hours in specific coursework: (1) “AH801: The Study of Visual Cultures: Historiography, Theory, Methods” or equivalent (3 cr); (2) “AH802: Topics in Visual Cultures” or equivalent (3 cr); and at least 3 credits from among a wide range of listed or cross-listed courses offered by several Visual Cultures core faculty and nearly 80 affiliated members. 

Requirements

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN TRANSDISCIPLINARY STUDY OF VISUAL CULTURES

Students in non-PhD programs wishing to earn the Graduate/Professional Certificate are required to complete a minimum of 9 graduate-level credits in required and elective coursework. The required coursework consists of:(1) “AH801: The Study of Visual Cultures: Historiography, Theory, Methods” or equivalent (3 cr); (2) “AH802: Topics in Visual Cultures” or equivalent (3 cr); and at least 3 credits from among a wide range of listed or cross-listed courses offered by several Visual Cultures core faculty and nearly 80 affiliated members.

Requirements