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Bachelor of Arts in Art History

Total credit hours: 120

The Bachelor of Arts degree with an art history major is a four-year program, which includes 48 semester hours in art and art history. In addition to the curriculum requirements, students will prepare CD portfolio of writing and artwork samples.

Required Curriculum

Core and General Education for Bachelor of Arts degree (41-42 credit hours)

Students majoring in Art can use courses marked with an asterisk (*) to fulfill both general education and major requirements.

The College of Arts and Sciences requires an additional 12 credits in General Education from the disciplines within the College for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

Fine Arts (18 credit hours)
ART 101*  Drawing I
ART 102   Design Fundamentals
ART 103   Three Dimensional Design
ART 214   Ceramics I or
ART 303   Sculpture I*
ART 221   Oil Painting I or
ART 223   Watercolor I or
ART 233   Printmaking I
Art Studio Elective

Art History (6 credit hours)
ART 450 World Architecture
ART 490 Capstone: Senior Thesis in Art History

Art History Electives (24 credit hours)

Electives (18-19 credit hours)

Bachelor of Arts Art History Minor

A minor in art history includes 18 credit hours in art history courses.

Total credit hours: 18

Required Curriculum

ART 241  Ancient through Medieval Art History
ART 341  Renaissance through Rococo Art History
ART 441  19th and 20th Century Art History
ART 442  American Art History

Art History Electives (1 from the following):
ART 345  Non-western Art History
ART 350  Art of Africa
ART 443  Christianity in Art
ART 447  History of Women Artists
ART 452  Independent Studies-Special Studies in Art