Art History, B.A.

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: 


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog: 

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).


ART 104 — History of Western Art I (T2CE)*
ART 105
 — History of Western Art II
ART 392 — Methods and Theories of the History of Art
ART 492 — Senior Seminar in Art History

Select 7 courses in Art History at the 300-level or above.


HIS 100 - Western Civilization I (T2TP)*
HIS 101 - Western Civilization II or HIS 367 - 20th Century
3 Credits in Studio Art 

Fourth Semester Level World Language:
1 class in FRE 210-499 or
1 class in GER 210-499 or
1 class in ITA 210-499 or
1 class in SPA 210-499 or
2 classes in FRE 200,201, 202, 206 or
2 classes in GER 201, 202, 203 or
2 classes in ITA 200, 202, 204, 206