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Department of Art

College of Arts and Sciences

BA in Art History

Degree Requirements - PDF VERSION

6 HRS BA FOUNDATIONS CORE

3 ART 1005, Drawing I

3 ART 1110, Foundation: Two Dimensional

3 ART 1120, Foundation, Three Dimensional

3 ART 1130, Foundation: Color Theory

3 HRS BA STUDIO CORE

3 ART 1310, Introduction to Sculpture

3 ART 2005, Drawing II

3 ART 2112, Graphic Design

3 ART 2210, Painting I

3 ART 22__, Photo B/W or Digital

3 ART 2350 Metalsmithing I

3 ART 24__, Ceramics I/II

3 ART 3510, Printmaking I

9 HRS ART HISTORY CORE

ART 2010, Survey I - required

ART 2020, Survey II - required

Choose from one of the following:

ART 2700, Introduction to Museology

ART 2030, History of Graphic Design

15 HRS FOREIGN LANGUAGE

LANG 1010 - 4 HRS

LANG 1020 - 4 HRS

LANG 2030 - 4 HRS

LANG 2040 - 3 HRS

18 HRS ART HISTORY UPPER DIVISION ELECTIVES

6 - 9 hours 3000 or 4000 level Art History Courses*

     * 6 hours of upper division art history may be taken in other departments with cross listed courses (that may have pre-requisites other than Art History)

6 - 9 hours of ART 4790, Art Seminar - required (fulfills USP COM 3 requirement)

3 - 9 hours Other Historical Traditions (Examples include but are not limited to: Medieval Islamic, Japanese Art and Culture, Mes-American) - required

*Cross-listed and applicable courses:  Intro to Museology, HIST/ANTH/ART 2700; Victorian Women’s Lives, ART/ENGL/WMST 3710, Gender & Humanities (fulfills the USP COM 2 requirement), ART/ENGL/WMST 4830; History of Women Artists (fulfills the G requirement for the A&S Core), ART/WMST 4780; History of Architecture, ARE 3030; The Harlem Renaissance, AMST 4250; Art and Ecology, AMST/ART 4640; Special Topics in American Studies-including travel courses (as appropriate); Special topics in Classical and Modern Languages-including travel courses (as appropriate); History of the Book, HIST 4070, 75, 76, 77

BA 121 HOURS - 51 in Art Major

2.5 overall GPA & 2.5 GPA within major required

6 Foundation Core

3 Studio Core

9 Art History Core

18 Art History Upper Division Electives

15 Foreign Language

ALL ART COURSES MUST BE PASSED WITH A LETTER GRADE OF "C" OR BETTER

UW Transfer Art Residency Requirement for transfer of 12 or more art hours into department: 26 Upper Division hours of UW Art

BA DEGREES UNIVERSITY STUDIES PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (36 HRS):

Freshman Seminar - 3 hrs

COM I - 3 hrs

COM II - 3 hrs

COM III - 3 hrs

HC - 6 hrs

V- Constitutions Requirement - 3 hrs

D- Diversity - 3 hrs

G - Global - 3 hrs

Q - 3 hrs (test level)

PN - 6 hrs

Upper Division Requirement - 48 hours (3000 - 4000) for degree


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