Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 University Catalog 
  
2022-2023 University Catalog

Fine Arts: Art History, B.A.


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Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for BA Art History

Students will conduct historical research using art as a primary source, and will evaluate primary and secondary sources. 

Students will understand and appreciate the main ideas, questions, and concepts that inform current debate in art historical research. 

Students will build a unique and wide-ranging vocabulary that allows for in-depth critical analysis of images, time periods, and both sociological and cultural aspects of art history. 

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Students will translate the verbal and spatial into effective verbal language, connecting evidence and knowledge through the oral presentation of research. 

General Education Requirements


Mathematics Credits: 6 *


* See General Course Requirements and Approved Electives in the Liberal Arts section.

Science


  • BIOS Credits: 3 3
  • BIOS or Physical Sciences Credits:  6 3

Humanities


  • FORL 1001 Credits: 3
  • FORL 1002 Credits: 3
  • ENGL Literature Credits: 3

Social Sciences


  • Social Sciences Credits: 6 2

Total Credit Hours: 39


Other Requirements


Total Credit Hours: 39


Total Credit Hours: 42


Total Credit Hours Required: 120


  1. “C” or better required
  2. Must include courses from two different fields (ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLI, PSYC, SOC, or URBN) and at least 6 hours at 2000-level or higher. Check General Education Courses to confirm courses fulfilling this requirement.
  3. 6 hour sequence in one science. Select from BIOS, CHEM, EES, PHYS. 3 hours must be BIOS. Check General Education Courses to confirm courses fulfilling this requirement.
  4. Art History majors must complete 9 credit hours in one language or 6 credit hours in two languages. If completing 9 credits in one language, there will be 21 credits in free electives. Otherwise, there will be 18.

Four Year Plan of Study


First Year of Enrollment


Total Credit Hours: 16

Second Term


Total Credit Hours: 15

Second Year of Enrollment


First Term


Total Credit Hours: 15

Second Term


Total Credit Hours: 15

Third Year of Enrollment


First Term


  • - Credits: 3
  • FA Art History 3000+   Credits: 3
  • Social Science 2000+  Credits: 3
  • Literature 2000+  Credits: 3
  • Elective or Foreign Language 2nd language, part 22   Credits: 3
Total Credit Hours: 15

Second Term


Total Credit Hours: 15

Fourth Year of Enrollment


First Term


  • FA Art History 3000+ Credits: 3
  • FA Art History 3000+ Credits: 3
  • Social Science 2000+ Credits: 3 3
  • Electives Credits: 6
Total Credit Hours: 15

Second Term


  • FA Art History 3000+  Credits: 3
  • FA Art History 4000+  Credits: 3
  • Electives  Credits: 9
Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours Required: 120


  1. Required for all first-time full-time students.
  2. Art History majors must complete 9 credit hours in one language or 6 credit hours in two languages. If completing 9 credits in one language, there will be 21 credits in free electives, otherwise there will be 18.
  3. Social Science must be completed over at least two different areas (Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, or Urban Studies) and six credits must be at the 2000 level or above. ANTH 2232 World Archaeology is highly recommended.

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