The following courses are necessary for completing a B.A. degree in Art History: (All coursework in The School of Art & Art History must have a grade of “C” or better to satisfy program requirements.)
|ART PREPARATION||12 HOURS|
|History of Visual Arts I *||3 Hours|
|History of Visual Arts II *||3 Hours|
|Concepts and Practices I||3 Hours|
|Beginning Drawing||3 Hours|
* History of Visual Arts I and II must be used to satisfy the General Education Historical Perspectives requirement if the student is to remain within 120 hours for the degree.
Plus: Minimum of 24 hours in the following history courses:
|ART HISTORY SURVEY||18 HOURS|
|Prehistoric & Ancient||3 Hours|
|Greek & Roman||3 Hours|
|Baroque and Rococo||3 Hours|
|19th Century||3 Hours|
|20th Century||3 Hours|
|Contemporary Issues in Art
|Asian Art||3 Hours|
Art History: Selected Topics*
*ARH 4930 Art History selected topics may be taken for degree credit only by approval of the academic advisor for the school of art and art history.
|Art History Critical Studies or Directed Reading**||9 HOURS|
|Critical Studies in Art History and/or||3 Hours|
|Directed Reading||3 Hours|
**Students may substitute 4 hours of ARH 4800 Critical Studies for 4 hours of 4000 level art history survey by permission of the instructor.
|Extended Studies: required of all majors||2 Hours|
(London Middlesex Program, Paris Program, Public Art, Museum Internships, Community Art, Artists Internship/Apprenticeships, Art History Apprenticeships)
|TOTAL ART HISTORY HOURS||41 HOURS|
|Foundations of Knowledge and Learning*||27 Hours|
|Exit Requirements||6 Hours|
|Art History Requirements||41 Hours|
|Non-Art Electives||27 Hours|
|Free Electives||19 Hours (Art and Non-Art)|
*General Education “Historical Perspectives” will be satisfied by ARH 2050, History of Visual Arts I and ARH 2051, History of Visual Arts II.
*FKL Humanities and Fine Arts are satisfied by the Art History curriculum. History of Visual Arts I and II satisfy Humanities, while Concepts & Practices satisfies Fine Arts.
NOTE: Art History is a B.A. degree program. As such, it requires the completion of two terms of the same language at the college level or an equivalent competence as demonstrated by testing. French or German is recommened but not required