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2023-2024 University Catalog 
  
2023-2024 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


Bachelor of Arts in Art History

 

Understanding Your Degree Program of Study  

 

Four Year Plan of Study Key

GE - General Education

M - Major Coursework

O - Other Coursework

FE - Free Electives

RE - Restricted Electives

UR - University Requirements

CR - College Requirements

Program requirements - Some degree programs offer an opportunity to complete a Concentration (C) within the major. Some degree programs require that a Concentration (C) or an Option (OP) be completed as a part of the major.

First Year of Enrollment


 

First Year

Code

Course

Credit Hours

GE

ENGL 1157 English Composition

3

GE

ENGL 1158 or 1159 English Composition

(C grade or better required.)

3

GE

Art Elective - See General Education Menu

Recommended:

FA 1010 1500

3

GE

Science - BIOS - See General Education Menu

Recommended: Bios 1053 or 1083

3

GE

Humanities - See General Education Menu

Recommended: Foreign Language 1001

3

GE

Mathematics and Analytical Reasoning - See General Education Menu

3

GE

Mathematics and Analytical Reasoning - See General Education Menu

3

M

Hist 1001

3

M

Hist 1002

3

M

FA 1001

3

O-UR

UNIV 1001 University Success

(Required of all first-time students.)

1

Total hours - Year One: 31

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. Foreign Language requirement - The College requires students to complete nine credit hours in one foreign language or twelve credit hours in two foreign languages.  
  3. The 9-hour General Education Science requirement includes a 6-hour sequence in one science selected from BIOS, CHEM, EES, and PHYS. 3 hours of the 9-hour requirement must be BIOS. 

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Second Year of Enrollment


Second Year

Code

Course

Credit Hours

GE

Science - Physical Science - See General Education Menu

3

GE

Science - BIOS or Physical Science - See General Education Menu

3

GE

Social Science - See General Education Menu  

3

GE

Humanities - See General Education Menu

Recommended: Foreign Language 1002

3

GE

Humanities - Literature - See General Education Menu

3

O-CR

Foreign Language 2001 or second Foreign Language 1001

3

M

FA 2201

3

M

ENGL 2154

3

M

FA 2202

3

M

FA 2999

3

Total Hours - Year Two: 30

 

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. Foreign Language requirement - The College requires students to complete nine credit hours in one foreign language or twelve credit hours in two foreign languages.  
  3. The 9-hour General Education Science requirement includes a 6-hour sequence in one science selected from BIOS, CHEM, EES, and PHYS. 3 hours of the 9-hour requirement must be BIOS. 

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Third Year of Enrollment


Year Three

Code

Course

Credit Hours

GE

Social Science - See General Education Menu

3

O

Hist 3002

3

O

Anth 3320 3240

3

O-CR

Social Science Elective, 2000+

Anth 2232 highly recommended

3

O-CR

Literature Elective, 2000+

3

M

FA Art History Electives 3000+

9

O

Second Foreign Language 1002 or Free elective

3

O

Free Elective

3

Total hours - Year Three: 30

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. Foreign Language requirement - The College requires students to complete nine credit hours in one foreign language or twelve credit hours in two foreign languages.  
  3. The 9-hour General Education Science requirement includes a 6-hour sequence in one science selected from BIOS, CHEM, EES, and PHYS. 3 hours of the 9-hour requirement must be BIOS. 

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Fourth Year of Enrollment


 

Year Four

Code

Course

Credit Hours

M

FA Art History Electives, 3000+

9

M

FA Art History Elective, 4000+

3

O-CR

Social Science Elective, 2000+

 

3

O

Free Electives

15

Year Four - Total Hours: 30

Total degree hours: 120

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. Foreign Language requirement - The College requires students to complete nine credit hours in one foreign language or twelve credit hours in two foreign languages.  
  3. The 9-hour General Education Science requirement includes a 6-hour sequence in one science selected from BIOS, CHEM, EES, and PHYS. 3 hours of the 9-hour requirement must be BIOS. 

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Total Credit Hours Required: 120


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