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  • Art History at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Art History at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Art History at the University of Minnesota, Morris
  • Art History at the University of Minnesota, Morris

Contemporary life is saturated with images, video, and sophisticated graphic and industrial design. Expertise in visual literacy—an ease with visual material and the ability to quickly grasp its message or allure–gives students professional advantages in almost any field they enter after graduation. The degree program in art history will enhance your ability to navigate and excel in an increasingly complex visual world.

A recent study of the Collegiate Learning Assessment—a test that measures how much students actually learn as undergraduates and how effectively they are able to apply it—shows liberal arts students outperformed those studying business, communications, and similar majors in a nonliberal arts setting. [Source below] Other studies point to the flexibility of a liberal arts degree. Art history students at Morris are consistently able to use their varied palette of skills and knowledge to obtain employment in a broad range of fields. As examples, art history majors at Morris have moved into occupations such as the following after graduating, as well as attending graduate programs.

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