Winthrop University: Majors and More - Bachelor of Arts in Art History

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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

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

    Oral Communication See approved list; may be met by other requirement
0-3
    Technology See approved list 3
    Intensive Writing Met in major with ARTH 454 0
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with another requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity See approved list 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines*    
Global Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 175

0

Historical Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 176

0

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives*

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
Quantitative Skills See approved list (3-8)
Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.  If 2 courses taken, must be in two

(3-8)

  different groups:  Life, Physical, Earth

 

Subtotal   35-41
*No more than two courses in the major may count toward requirements in these areas
 
Required Courses in Major  

65

ARTT 112 Introduction to Fine Arts

2

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 401 Senior Presentation 0
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 Internship 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 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 357 Egyptian Art

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

VCOM 374 History of Graphic Design

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 Civilizations 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 II 4
FREN 201 Intermediate French 3
 
OR    
GERM 101 Elementary German 4
GERM 102 Elementary German II 4
GERM 201 Intermediate German 3
 
OR    
SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish 4
SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish II 4
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish 3
 
Specialized Electives Any appropriate courses related to Art History 6
Minor   15-24
Electives  

0-5

Total  

120

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.

Last Updated: 7/3/19