Art History Major, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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Students majoring in Art History will be expected to complete courses in methodology and to present a written thesis.

Notes:

  • students majoring in Art History will be expected to complete courses in methodology and to present a written thesis;
  • two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college level foreign language is required.
Required Courses
ART 107BASIC DESIGN5
or ART 307 3D DESIGN
ART 213ART IN THE HUMANITIES5
ART 300DRAWING5
ART 303DIGITAL ART I5
ART 339RESEARCH IN ART HISTORY2
ART 439ART HISTORY SEMINAR2-3
ART 491SENIOR THESIS5
Choose courses from the following30
WORLD ART
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ART
HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL ART
HISTORY RENAISSANCE ART
HISTORY OF BAROQUE AND ROCOCO ART
ART OF THE 19TH CENTURY
HISTORY OF MODERN ART
HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Electives–choose additional Art History courses in consultation with department advisor.3
Total Credits62-63

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • have a fundamental ability to read and comprehend texts and to analyze works of art with peers and faculty;
  • have a fundamental knowledge of major movements, styles and artists within the history of art;
  • have the ability to do independent research from diverse texts within the subject of Art History;
  • be able to synthesize their art historical knowledge into the practice of the art historical discipline through discussion and writing;
  • have the ability to bring together their research into clear written form;
  • demonstrate an awareness of current scholarly opinion regarding issues of interpretation in the field and the ability to articulate and discuss art within our own culture and the art of culturally- diverse settings.