Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Art History

Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Art History


The BA in Art History provides you with a humanistic foundation for analyzing and understanding the visual arts from the ancient to the contemporary. The art history degree requires a foreign language and at least one minor. Students commonly combine this degree with the study of a related area in the Humanities, such as philosophy, archaeology, or literature.
 

Careers

  • Art Buyer
  • Art Consultant
  • Gallery Curator
  • Conservator
  • Museum/Gallery Marketing and Public Relations
  • Museum/Gallery Fundraiser
  • Art Appraiser

Application to this program

Select "Art History" as your major on the undergraduate application.

Visit the Office of Admissions website for additional details.

Bachelor of Arts 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
AHIS 101 Cave Paintings to Cathedrals 3 cr
ACE 1 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
Language Prerequisite - 101 Level (Elective) 5 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
AHIS 102 Renaissance to Modern Art 3 cr
ACE 2 3 cr
ACE 6 3 cr
Language Prerequisite - 102 Level (Elective) 5 cr
Total Credits 14

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
AHIS Elective 3 cr
AHIS Elective 3 cr
ACE 3 3 cr
Language Requirement - 201 Level 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 4 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
AHIS Elective 3XX or 4XX 3 cr
ACE 4 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
Language Requirement - 202 Level 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
AHIS Elective 3XX or 4XX 3 cr
AHIS Elective 3 cr
ACE 8 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 4 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
AHIS Elective 3XX or 4XX 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
AHIS Elective 3XX or 4XX 3 cr
AHIS Elective 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
AHIS 400 Art History Capstone Experience 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Elective/Minor/Pre-Professional 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Notes

At least 30 hours of courses numbered 300 or above are required. It may be necessary to select upper-level elective courses to satisfy this requirement.

PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.