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Majors and More

Majors and More

Fine Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Art History

The Bachelor of Arts degree in art history offers a student the opportunity to obtain strong academic training that will lead to graduate study in art history or to employment in a visual arts field.

Bachelor of Arts in Art History 

General Education Courses

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Critical Skills  

15

Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

Quantitative Skills    
MATH 150 Intro to Discrete Mathematics

3

Technology See approved list

3

Oral Communication See approved list

3

Logic/Language/Semiotics Met in major with foreign language

0

Skills for Common Experience And Thinking Across Disciplines

3

HMXP 102 The Human Experience: Who am I?

3

Global Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 175

0

Historical Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 176

0

Developing Critical Skills and Applying them to Disciplines

19-22

Constitution Requirement See approved list; PLSC 201 or ECON 103 apply to Social Science requirement

0-3

Social Science See approved list; 2 designators must be represented

6

Humanities and Arts 3 hours may be met in major with HIST 111, 112, 113; for remaining  
  hours, see approved list;  must include designator other than HIST and

 

  may be chosen from courses in the Major

6

Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science

7

Intensive Writing Met in major with ARTH 454

0

Required Courses in Major  

70

 
ARTT 112 Introduction to Fine Arts

2

 
ARTH 401 Senior Presentation

0

ARTS 101, 102, 120 or 305 Two-Dimensional Design I, 3-D Design, Drawing I, Intro to Photography

3

ARTH 175 Intro to Art Hist Prehistory-Middle Ages

3

 
ARTH 176 Intro to Art Hist Renaissance-Present

3

 
ARTH 451 Art History Methods

3

 
ARTH 454 Contemporary Art & Criticism

3

 
6 hours of any Non-Western ARTH courses listed below

6

   
Select five courses from:  

15

ARTH 340 Cooperative Education

3

 
ARTH 341 Art of Ancient Greece and Rome

3

 
ARTH 342 Early Medieval Art

3

 
ARTH 343 High and Late Medieval Art

3

 
ARTH 344 Italian Renaissance Art

3

 
ARTH 345 Northern European Renaissance Art

3

 
ARTH 346 Baroque and Rococo Art

3

 
ARTH 347 Neoclassicism and Romantic Art

3

 
ARTH 348 Modernism

3

 
ARTH 349 History of Graphic Design

3

 
ARTH 350 History of Photography

3

 
ARTH 351 Arts of Africa

3

 
ARTH 352 Arts of the Americas

3

 
ARTH 353 Arts of Oceania

3

 
ARTH 354 Arts of India

3

 
ARTH 355 Arts of China

3

 
ARTH 356 Arts of Japan

3

 
ARTH 450 Honors Special Topics

3

 
ARTH 452 Women in Art

3

 
ARTH 453 Art of the Book

3

 
ARTH 480, 481, 482 Special Topics in Art History

3

 
 
 
ARTH 483, 484, 485 Special Topics in Non-Western Art

3

 
 
 
Select one course from:  

3

ARTH 450 Honors Special Topics

3

 
    ARTH 452 Women in Art

3

 
ARTH 453 Art of the Book

3

 
ARTH 480, 481, 482, 580 Special Topics in Art History

3

 
 
 
 
ARTH 483, 484, 485 Special Topics in Non-Western Art

3

 
 
 
Select two courses from:  

6

HIST 111 World Civilizations to 950

3

 
HIST 112 World Civilizations from 950-1750

3

 
HIST 113 World Civilazations since 1750

3

 
HIST 211 United States History to 1877

3

 
HIST 212 United States History since 1877

3

 
Select one set of courses from:  

11

FREN 101 Elementary French 4
 
FREN 102 Elementary French 4
 
FREN 201 Intermediate French 3
 
OR    
GERM 101 Elementary German 4
 
GERM 102 Elementary German 4
 
GERM 201 Intermediate German 3
 
OR    
SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish 4
 
SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish 4
 
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish 3
 
   Specialized Electives Any appropriate courses related to Art History 12
Electives Must include a minor

13-16

Total  

124

Note: No more than 36 hours in any one subject (or course designator) may apply to the BA degree.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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