Feb 03, 2023  
2022-2023 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2022-2023 General Catalog [Current]

Art History (B.A.)



Program Summary

The Bachelor of Arts in Art History offers students who love art an analytical and scholarly approach toward the visual. Art History students receive an immersive and comprehensive introduction to Western and Non-Western art traditions’ visual culture and the revolutionary challenges to those traditions that the modern era has created. The art history faculty help students make meaningful connections with the history of art from all cultures and societies so they can graduate prepared to meet the challenges of professional life in art history and pursue a variety of related careers.

Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “C” (2.0) or better to be counted in the major.

General Education Requirement (30-35 Credits)


See General Education  for course options.

  • Core Course Requirements (12-15 Credits)
  • Knowledge Area Requirements (16-20 Credits)

Please note: All students must complete a minimum of 30 credits between the Core and Knowledge Area requirements.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree Requirement (16 Credits**)


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree - Foreign Language requirement 16 Credits

** Note: One semester of a foreign language may also fulfill the General Education  Humanities requirement. The 16 credits may be fulfilled by taking four semesters of a foreign language or by testing out of a language and purchasing the credits. These credits are typically counted in the degree total at the bottom of the page. Consult your Student Success Advisor for details. 

Art History Curriculum (52 Credits)


Art History Core Courses (40 Credits)


Art History and Art Elective Courses (12 Credits)


Free Electives (17-31 Credits)


Total elective credit is determined by General Education courses taken, degree type selected, additional credits earned, and any additional math or other prerequisite courses needed. For a bachelor’s degree, students must earn a minimum of 40 upper-division credits (courses numbered 3000-4999). Students may need to select additional upper-division courses not included in their major requirements in order to reach this minimum. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for details.

Total Credits, B.A. Degree: 120