University of Wisconsin–Madison

Doctoral Minor

Designated Doctoral Minor In The 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. A listing of some of the visual cultures courses offered across campus each semester can be found here.

Doctoral Minor Declaration Form

Doctoral Minor Completion Form

Examples of Minor Courses

Further information about the requirements for the Graduate/Professional Certificate