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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

School of Art

Colleges  > Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts  > School of Art


  • Foundation Program
  • Related Arts
  • Major Concentration

Who’s Who in the School of Art

Rex Koontz

Suzanne Bloom (Emeritus), Michael Ray Charles, Sibylle Hagmann, Ed Hill (Emeritus), David L. Jacobs, Rex Koontz, Delilah Montoya, Aaron Parazette, John Reed, Raphael Rubinstein, Gael Stack

Associate Professors:
Cheryl A. Beckett, M. Beckham Dossett, John Hanna, Rachel Hecker, Stephen Hillerbrand, Paul Kittelson, Fiona McGettigan, H. Rodney Nevitt, Jr., Judith Steinhoff

Assistant Professors:
Keliy Anderson-Staley, Jillian Conrad, Jessica Locheed (Instructional), Abinadi Meza, Katrina Moorhead, David Politzer, Sandra Zalman

School Overview

The School of Art offers:

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Art History
  2. Bachelor of Arts in Art
  3. Bachelor of Fine Arts with studio concentrations in:
    Graphic Design
    Photography/Digital Media
  4. Master of Fine Arts with studio concentrations in:
    Graphic Design
    Photography/Digital Media
    Interdisciplinary Practice and Emerging Forms

For information on admission to the graduate program, degree requirements, and course listing, contact the director of graduate studies in the School of Art and refer to the Graduate and Professional Studies catalog.

Degrees and Concentrations

Although priority is given to art majors, students majoring in other departments at the university may enroll in any 1000-level studio course offered by the department, depending upon availability. Upon completion of four 1000-level studio courses students may enroll in 3000-level related arts studio courses for which they have completed the fundamentals courses. Art history courses at the 1000-level are open to all students who have completed ENGL 1303 .

Transfer students who plan to major in art or who are interested in taking a studio art course should, upon learning of their admission to the University of Houston, confer with the department.

Bachelor of Arts

The School of Art offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and in the Bachelor of Arts in Art. In addition to the requirements for these specific majors, students should also refer to the sections on the college and the university-wide degree requirements.