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Bachelor of Arts - Art History



Total Degree Requirement:
124 credits

General Education (Option B):
44 credits

Requirements for Major in Art History:
45 credits

ART 225a,b
History of Art Survey: 6 credits


13 courses from the following:

ART 424a,b Baroque and Rococo Art
ART 447a,b Ancient Art
ART 448a,b Early Christian and Medieval Art
ART 449a,b Renaissance Art
ART 468a,b Primitive Art - The Americas
ART 469a,b Primitive Art - Africa and Oceania
ART 470 Topics in Art History (varies)
ART 473a,b Women in Art
ART 475 History of Photography
ART 476 History of Modern Architecture & Design
ART 480 American Art
ART 481a,b Modern and Contemporary Art
ART 483 Research in Art History


Electives and/or Minor (35 credits):

Students are also encouraged to elect courses in Philosophy, Anthropology, non-visual arts, Museum Studies, History, Art Studio and additional Foreign Language study.


Art History Senior Assignment:

The Senior Assignment for art history students consists of two parts:

  • Students submit one research paper completed during the program, for faculty review and assessment.
  • Students sit for a comprehensive written exam, with essay questions based upon their course of study.

The Senior Assignment is normally completed during the student's final semester of study.



(Programs, requirements and courses are subject to change).

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