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People, Culture and Society

Art History


From sculpture to painting to architecture, art shapes and reveals culture. You’ll learn how to analyze art and place it in its historical and cultural context. Explore art across the world from the past to the present and the impact of society, religion, and politics on art.

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Karin Green, Success Center Specialist

Degree in Art History

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Following graduation, Art History majors work in many fields, including education, museums, art, auction houses, art journals or publishing. Find jobs as elementary or high school art teachers, curators, museum fundraisers, archivists, conservators, art critics or arts administrators.

Student studying Art History at Sierra College
Students in the People, Culture and Society area want to learn about others in order to serve them well. They learn about the diversity of human experiences and how our relationships with each other create a deeper understanding and acceptance of our similarities. Everyone at Sierra can take advantage of opportunities to learn about others through the Student Engagement Centers programming, People and Culture Days, and other campus events. Karin Green, Support Specialist

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Liberal Arts Division


Building W, Room 107

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