REQUIREMENTS- Art History Curricula
Bachelor of Arts - Art History Emphasis (57 semester hours)
The bachelor of arts with an emphasis in art history is designed to provide the student with a broadly based
academic and theoretical knowledge of the history of art, enhanced by practical studio experience and support
courses which will enable the student to pursue graduate level work in art history.
18 hours of the core curriculum; 21 hours of upper-level art history courses (to include at least one course from
each of the major art history periods, and one course in art theory and criticism); 3 hours in Philosophy 200 or a
comparable course with the approval of the student¡¯s advisor; 3 hours in music history, 3 hours in literary history,
and 3 hours in theater history, selected in consultation with the student¡¯s advisor; and 6 hours of electives.
Students in their last semester shall submit a representative example of their writing from one of their
upper-level art history courses or an independent study under the direction of one of the art history faculty. An
optional oral presentation of this work (accompanied by slides) may be incorporated with the exhibition of work
presented by students in the B.S. programs in studio, art education, and graphic design.
Art History Minor (27 semester hours)
18 hours of the core curriculum, plus 9 hours of electives in upper-level art history courses.