Art History, B.A.

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The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.   


(*) When up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements, they are recommended below; only two courses within Explorations (T2) may be fulfilled by courses in the same subject.  

ART 104 — History of Western Art I (T2CE)*
ART 105 — History of Western Art II (T2CE)*
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 to 1500 (T2TP)*
HIS 101 – Western Civilization from 1500 to present or HIS 367 – 20th Century
3 Credits in Studio Art (T2CD)*

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