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University of Utah    
 
    
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Art History, B.A.


Click HERE for Learning Outcomes.

Program in Art History and Visual Studies


Email: info@art.utah.edu
Website: arthistory.utah.edu
Director of the Program in Art History and Visual Studies: Elena Shtromberg, PhD
Honors Faculty Advisor: Paul “Monty” Paret, PhD
 
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advisor@finearts.utah.edu
 
Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 36


The Program in Art History and Visual Studies offers a BA in Art History that prepares students for professional careers or further advanced study. A course of study in the major provides students an opportunity to specialize in visual cultures of East Asia, Latin America, ancient Greece and Rome, European Middle Ages and Byzantium, Early Modern Europe (Renaissance and Baroque), Modern Europe and the United States, and 20th and 21st c. (Modern and Contemporary). The curriculum is oriented towards an interdisciplinary global perspective.

Graduation Requirements

Students must receive a “C-” or higher in all art history coursework to satisfy degree requirements.

Honors in the Art History BA

Students seeking an HBA in Art History must complete:

Major Requirements for the Art History BA


Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • Art History Core Class 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (AI) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (BF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (QA) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (DV) 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • Art History - Core 6 Credit(s)
  • General Education (HF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (QB) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - 2nd Semester Language 4 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Third Year


Fall Semester


  • Art History - Core 6 Credit(s)
  • General Education (SF/AS) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - 3rd Semester Language 4 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


  • Art History - Core 6 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - 4th Semester Language 4 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 5 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • Art History - Capstone Seminar 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (IR) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 9 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • Art History - Capstone Seminar 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 4 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 8 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15