Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Art History

The Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with an emphasis in Art History is particularly suited to students who desire to further their art education with MFA or MA degrees, or those interested in art conservation. The degree consists of 38 hours of General Education and University Requirements, and 92 hours in the arts area.

Required courses:

Studio Courses:
AR 120 Design I (3) 
AR 121 Design II (3) 
AR 131 Basic digital Art media (3) 
AR 140 Drawing I (3) 
AR 141 Drawing II (3) 
AR 219 Introduction to Printmaking (3) 
AR 223 Introduction to Computer Graphic Design (3) 
AR 240 Painting I (3) 
AR 343 Figure Drawing (3) 
AR 260 Ceramics I (3) 
AR 262 Sculpture I (3) 
AR 339 Painting II (3) 
2 - D electives (6) 
3 - D elective (3) 
Workshop (3) 
Studio Electives (12) 
AR 400 Senior Exhibition (1) 
AR 402 Art Forum (1) 
Total Studio Courses = 62 hours

Art History Courses: 
AR 101 Survey in Art History I (3) 
AR 102 Survey in Art History II (3) 
AR 142 Survey in Art Materials (3) 
AR 300 Criticism (3) or AR 307 Art Since 1945 (3) 
Upper Division Art History Electives (18) 

Total Art History Courses = 30 hours

Total General Education & University Requirements (38) 


NOTE: Humanities General Education courses must include RG 105 Old Testament, RG 106 New Testament, or EN 210 Mythologies in Literature as correlate course for major.

Students seeking a B.F.A. degree must apply for admission to the B.F.A. Program (sophomore level)


Total for BFA with emphasis in Art History (130)