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2012 - 2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012 - 2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art, B.A.

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Art Major

B.A. Degree

Students desiring a concentration in art history and museum studies have the option of getting a B.A. degree in art with the art history concentration. This program is especially ideal for students who are interested in art, art history, and other disciplines such as history, anthropology, and literature. An interdisciplinary field, the concentration in art history prepares students for graduate work in the humanities, in museum studies, art therapy and curatorial studies. A capstone project in the student’s area of art historical interest completes the program.

B.A. Degree with Art History and Museum Studies Concentration

All the requirements for art majors earning a B.A. with a concentration in art history and museum studies are outlined below. Students in any concentration within the art department must receive a grade of C or better in any course that counts toward the major.

Core Curriculum Requirements (43-45 credits)

For more information see Core Curriculum .

B.A. Degree Requirements (6-12 credits)

The Bachelor of Arts degree requires completion of the B.A. language requirements described here .


  • 6-9 credit hours in history or literature related to art historical area of interest.
  • 17-23 credits in any art or art history, museum internships, travel or general electives.

Total Credits Needed for Degree (120)

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