Requirements - Art History

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Major in Art--Concentration in Art History (42 hours)

All of the following:

  • ART 241 Art History Survey I 3 hours
  • ART 242 Art History Survey II 3 hours
  • ART 223 Introduction to Digital Photography 3 hours
  • ART 485 Art History Methods and Theory 3 hours
  • ART 495* Senior Comprehensive in Art History 3 hours

* Double majors who elect to complete the Senior Comprehensive in their other major must take an additional 3 hours in art history in place of ART 495

All of the following:

  • ART 101 Drawing I 3 hours
    or ART 102 Drawing II 3 hours
  • ART 103 Design Lab 3 hours

Five of the following from at least two areas (15 hours):

Ancient/Medieval 

  • ART 371 Topics in Art History and Criticism 1–3 hours

Eighteenth/Nineteenth Century

  • ART 345 Modern Art: 1800 to 1945 3 hours 
  • ART 346 Museums and Culture 2–3 hours 
  • ART 371 Topics in Art History and Criticism 3 hours 

Twentieth Century

  • ART 345 Modern Art: 1800 to 1945 3 hours 
  • ART 350 After Modern Art: 1945 to 1990 3 hours 
  • ART 371 Topics in Art History and Criticism 3 hours

Contemporary

  • ART 355 Art Today: Art Since 1990 3 hours
  • ART 371 Topics in Art History and Criticism 3 hours

Non-Western/Underrepresented Traditions

  • ART 293 Asian Art 3 hours 
  • ART 371 Topics in Art History and Criticism 1–3 hours

Media Specific

  • ART 360 Performance in Art and New Media 3 hours
  • ART 371 Topics in Art History and Criticism 1-3 hours

Two of the following in studio or art history (6 hours):

  • ART 125 Silkscreen 3 hours
  • ART 142 Introduction to Film History and Analysis 3 hours
  • ART 205 Painting: Oil 3 hours
  • ART 207 Water Based Media 3 hours
  • ART 208 Relief Printmaking 3 hours
  • ART 211 Ceramics: Introduction to Clay 3 hours
  • ART 212 Throwing on the Wheel 3 hours
  • ART 217 Reductive/Constructive 3 hours
  • ART 218 Modeling and Replication 3 hours
  • ART 219 Sculptural Knitting and Crochet 3 hours
  • ART 221 Photography I 3 hours
  • ART 223 Introduction to Digital Photography 3 hours
  • ART 224 Video Art 3 hours
  • ART 227 Etching 3 hours
  • ART 228 Lithography 3 hours
  • ART 236 Sustainable Textiles 3 hours
  • ART 237 Handmade Paper & Felt 3 hours
  • ART 238 Fiber: Surface Design 3 hours
  • ART 239 Fiber: Fabric Printing 3 hours
  • ART 266 Introduction to New Media 3 hours
  • ART 270 Topics in Studio Art (selected topics) 1–3 hours
  • ART 293 Asian Art 3 hours
  • ART 301 Advanced Drawing 3 hours
  • ART 305 Advanced Painting I 3 hours
  • ART 306 Advanced Painting II 3 hours
  • ART 311 Advanced Ceramics: Hand Building and Slip Casting 3 hours
  • ART 318 Beyond Object 3 hours
  • ART 319 Digital Fabrication 3 hours
  • ART 321 Photography II: Lighting Workshop 3 hours
  • ART 323 Photo-Silkscreen 3 hours
  • ART 325 Video Art II 3 hours
  • ART 327 Printmaking III 3 hours
  • ART 330 Book Arts/Artists’ Books 3 hours
  • ART 335 Animation Workshop 3 hours
  • ART 337 Advanced Fiber: Surface Construction 3 hours
  • ART 338 Advanced Fiber: Surface Design 3 hours
  • ART 345 Realism to Surrealism: Art from 1839 to 1944 3 hours
  • ART 346 Museums and Culture 2–3 hours
  • ART 350 Alternative Media: Art from 1945 to 1989 3 hours
  • ART 355 Art Today: Art Since 1990 3 hours
  • ART 357 Holography Workshop 1–3 hours
  • ART 360 Performance in Art and New Media 3 hours
  • ART 366 Designing Art and Art Games 3 hours
  • ART 370 Topics in Studio Art 1–3 hours
  • ART 371 Topics in Art History and Criticism 1–3 hours
  • ART 397/497 Independent Study 1–3 hours
  • ART 407 Painting Studio 3 hours
  • ART 411 Alternative Processes in Ceramics 3 hours
  • ART 417 Advanced Sculpture Topics 3 hours
  • ART 421 Photography III: Beyond the Frame 3 hours
  • ART 427 Printmaking Studio 3 hours
  • ART 499 Internship 1–3 hours

Participation in portfolio reviews when taking studio classes is also required.