Art, B.A., with a Specialization in Art History (30 Credit Major)

The required courses and credits are distributed as follows:

Credits (30)

6 credits in Foundation requirement:

Selected from

Credits
ARH 135Introduction to the History of Asian Art-Islamic, Buddhist, and Hindu Cultures

3

ARH 137Introduction to the History of Non-Western Art

3

ARH 139Introduction to the History of European Art from Antiquity through the Eighteenth Century

3

ARH 141Introd to the History of Modern Art of the 19th & 20th Centuries in Europe & the US

3

ARH 167Tradition and Innovation in the Art of the West

3

12 credits in General requirement:

Selected from ARH 100- and 300-level courses.

9 credits in 300-Level Art History requirement:

Selected from ARH 300-level courses.

3 credits in Advanced Work:

Selected from one of the following three options:

Credits
ARH 451Seminar

3 (maximum 9 credits).

ARH 477Internship in Art History

3

ARH 489Research in Art History

3 (maximum 9 credits).

Preparation for Teaching

This Major has been approved for students with an Education Minor seeking to apply for certification as an ECCE (Early Childhood and Childhood Education) teacher. To apply for certification as an ECCE teacher, all students must choose two of the following three courses in the Foundation Requirement:

Credits
ARH 137Introduction to the History of Non-Western Art

3

ARH 141Introd to the History of Modern Art of the 19th & 20th Centuries in Europe & the US

3

ARH 167Tradition and Innovation in the Art of the West

3

Preparation for Teaching Art

There is no certification for teaching art at the early childhood/elementary level. Students who wish to teach studio art must select the Art Teacher program offered by the Department of Middle and High School Education, which leads to certification from kindergarten through the twelfth grade. See the section on Program Requirements for Undergraduate Secondary Teacher Education of Middle and High School Education in this Bulletin.