Studio Art and Art history
Programs with Focuses in Art History
Programs listed below offer art history courses, many of which fit well with students majoring or minoring in Herron School of Art and Design. Many of these programs may also attract students with an interest in exploring various aspects of artistic culture and society of certain regions of the world. Plan ahead and consider study abroad during your sophomore year to complete degree requirements. You can study abroad as early as the summer after your freshman year!
Art History ProgramsSemester
- Canada: National Student Exchange Program (IUPUI)
- UK: University of Derby Exchange (IUPUI)
- Australia: Canberra Semester Program (IUB)
- Australia: Perth Semester Program (IUB)
- Australia: Wollongong Semester Program (IUB)
- England: Canterbury AY or Semester Program (IUB)
- Ghana: Legon-CIEE Semester Program (IUB)
- New Zealand: Christchurch-IES Semester Program (IUB)
Some semester programs may only offer 1-2 art courses, while others may be able to provide a full semester of art courses. Be sure to consult the course equivalencies of each program to understand what courses may be available.Spring Break
- UK: Exploring Art in London* (IUPUI)
- Italy: Exploring Art in Italy* (IUPUI)
- Central Europe: Exploring Art in Central Europe* (IUPUI)
- Japan: Biology, Design, and History of Japanese Gardens (IUPUI) (Science credit)
- Florence: Art History and Drawing Summer Program (IUB)
*Please note that Herron Summer and Spring Break programs rotate locations and course offerings annually. Previous destinations have included Italy, Germany, Greece, England, France, Belgium, The Netherlands and China.
Looking for something different?
This list above is not exhaustive for programs that could fulfill major credits for your degree. You can consider programs outside your major area of study to fulfill general education and/or elective credits or a semester program with English as the primary language of instruction.
You can also consider a non-IU program through various study abroad program providers or other universities. Read about Non-IU Programs for more information on how to start the application process. If you find a non-IU program that fits your interests, contact our office at least 6 weeks before your departure to ensure credit transfer and to learn more about applying financial aid or scholarships.