May 28, 2022  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Art History, B.A.

 College of the Arts  > School of Art  > Art History, B.A.

  1. Thirty-six semester hours in art history, of which 18 hours must be advanced (3000- or 4000-level), as listed below. In addition to seeking academic advising from the undergraduate advisor in the School of Art, art history majors are encouraged to meet with a faculty member to find out about internship and research opportunities. Major course requirements are:
    1. ARTH 1380 - Art and Society: Prehistoric to Gothic :ARTH 1381 - Art and Society: Renaissance to Modern  
    2. ARTH 4388 - Methods of Art History  
    3. To provide balance in their course of study, students must take a minimum of one course from each of the following four categories. For these twelve hours, students should check in the School of Art Office for the current list of courses, including topics courses, which address these specific categories.
      • Ancient and Medieval Art
      • Renaissance, Baroque and Eighteenth Century
      • Nineteenth Century, Twentieth Century, and Contemporary
      • Art of Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Americas
    4. For the remaining 15 hours of art history electives, students need to be aware of the following:
  2. Nine hours of humanities and social science courses, which may include History at the 2000-level or above (that is not used to meet the American History core requirement), Anthropology, or other courses within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences that support the student’s field of art historical interest. A list of specific options is available, and additional options may be petitioned through the undergraduate advisor.