McComsey Career Development Center
Visual Arts : Art History

__General history knowledge
__Macro skills (timelines)
__Connections to past work/culture/other contexts
__Technical artistic vocabulary
__Education
__Writing skills
__Oral/communication skills
__Foreign language skills
__Grant writing
__Restoration processes
__Analytical thinking
__Multicultural studies: travel and analyses of other cultures
__Specialty in certain areas, e.g. architecture, Native American art, ceramics, and issues related to your particular specialization
__Scientific testing methods: X-Ray, IRR, dendochronology
__Preservation techniques, technologies
__Carbon-14 and other dating analyses