Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Art History, B.A.


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Program Learning Outcomes


Students will:

1)    Demonstrate the Ability to Memorize Data
2)    Demonstrate the Ability to Develop Bibliography
3)    Demonstrate Use of Online Scholarly Indexes
4)    Demonstrate Methodological Approaches
5)    Demonstrate Visual Analysis Terminology
6)    Demonstrate Knowledge of Historiography
7)    Demonstrate Argument Development
8)    Demonstrate Knowledge of Theory

General Education Requirements (30-46 Credits)


Prerequisite coursework may be required to satisfy certain General Education courses and will count as elective credit.

Total credits required to complete major: 39


Basic Requirements:


Optional - Honors Thesis:


Year-long project in consultation with an Advisor for 3 credits of ARTH 399  and 3 credits of ARTH 393 . No more than 3 credits of ARTH 399  may be used towards the major requirements.

Departmental Notes:


Students who plan to go to graduate school in Art History are advised to take courses that develop writing and research skills, and to acquire German, French and area of specialization languages (e.g. Spanish, Italian, Latin, Asian languages, etc.) Study abroad is highly recommended for Art History majors. Students with an interest in Arts Management (Galleries, Arts Administration, Museology) are advised to add a Business Minor. Students with an interest in Conservation and Restoration are advised to take Chemistry I and II.

Minimum Competence Requirement


A grade of C- or better is required for all Art History and cognate area courses used to fulfill major requirements.

Department Writing Requirement


The department writing requirement is fulfilled through the successful completion of ARTH 387 , which requires a 20-25 page research paper.

Concentration in Art History


A liberal arts concentration in Art History, available to majors in Early Childhood and Childhood, Childhood and Childhood with Special Education.

Outline/Advising Guide


For Students who Matriculated prior to Fall 2022:

First Year


Second Year


Spring (16 Credit Hours)


ARTH 200-Level ARTH Credit(s): 3
N/ Credit(s): 4
M/ Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3

Third Year


Fall (15 Credit Hours)


(Alternative Semester Abroad)

200-or 300-Level ARTH Credit(s): 3
200-or 300-Level ARTH Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3

Spring (15 Credit Hours)


200-or 300-Level ARTH Elective Credit(s): 3
200- or 300-Level ARTH Elective Credit(s): 3
200- or 300-level ARTH Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3

Fourth Year


Fall (15 Credit Hours)


200-or 300-Level ARTH Elective Credit(s): 3
200- or 300-Level ARTH Elective Credit(s): 3
200- or 300-level ARTH Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3
Elective Credit(s): 3

Spring (12 Credit Hours)


Total Credit Hours: 120


Note: Where no prerequisites apply, some variation in the order or semester in which courses are taken is possible. Students should consult their academic advisors for additional information.

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