Art History Major, BA


This program provides students with a sound education in art history and prepares them for studies on the graduate level and careers in galleries, museums and art historical institutions. Students can have cross-disciplinary minors and participate in internships in their junior and senior years.

University Core – (44-55)

One Fine Art course and two language courses either in French, Italian or Spanish to be included. For specific Core requirements in History please consult the Art Department.

Major Courses – (36)

Required Courses: (12 credits)

ART 102Art History: Ancient through Gothic Art

3 credits

ART 103Art History: Renaissance through Modern Art

3 credits

ART 480Art History Seminar I

3 credits

ART 481Art History Seminar II

3 credits

Major Elective Course: (24 credits)

Eight of the following courses:

ART 201Art History: Ancient Greek Art

3 credits

ART 203Art History: Ancient Roman Art

3 credits

ART 204Art History: Medieval Art

3 credits

ART 206Art History: Renaissance Art in Italy

3 credits

ART 208Art History: Renaissance in Northern Europe

3 credits

ART 209Art History: Baroque Art in Flanders and Holland

3 credits

ART 211Art History: Baroque Art in Flanders and Holland

3 credits

ART 213Art History: 18th and 19th Century Art

3 credits

ART 214Art History: Modern Art

3 credits

ART 216Art History: American Art

3 credits

ART 218Art History: African Art

3 credits

ART 220Art History: Aspects of Asian Art

3 credits

ART 245Art History: History of Photography

3 credits

Open Electives – (37-48)

Total Credit Hours: 128

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