Nov 27, 2022  
UofM 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
UofM 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art History - European Tradition in Art Concentration, (B.A.)


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Art History Major (B.A.)


Program objectives for a B.A. in Art History are: (a) to understand the scope of art in human culture; (b) to acquire the ability to write about art clearly and meaningfully; (c) to acquire knowledge of diverse visual cultures; (d) to acquire the ability to read, write and understand the major terms and concepts of art history; (e) to conduct original research in the discipline.

University General Education Program (41 hours)


See Graduation from the University for the University General Education Program requirements. Six hours of Humanities are satisfied by taking ARTH 2010 - World Art I   and ARTH 2020 - World Art II 

College and Degree (B.A.) Requirements (6-9 hours)


The College and Bachelor of Arts requirements  are in addition to the University General Education Program requirements that are listed above.

The Major (42 hours)


Completion of 36 semester hours in art history, including:

 

A minimum of 6 hours of studio art is also required. These courses can be taken from the studsio courses listed under Art-Studio Arts Concentration, (B.F.A.).

European Tradition in Art


The European tradition is an area of concentration within the B.A. in Art History, whose mission is to introduce students to the visual cultures of the Western world, from antiquity to the modern (and postmodern) age. The concentration offers coursework covering the diverse visual traditions and the variety of historical periods associated with Europe and the Americas. The concentration emphasizes that its students acquire the ability to read, write and understand the major concepts of art history and to conduct original research in the discipline.

Within the Requirements for the Major in Art History,


Within the requirements for the major in Art History, students in this concentration need to complete:

Classical


Renaissance-Baroque


Contemporary


An additional 9 hours ARTH 4000-level series


 A maximum of two courses from the Museum Studies sequence (ARTH 4381 , ARTH 4386 , ANTH 4660 , or ANTH 4662 ) may be selected when meeting the remaining 9 hours ARTH 4000-level series.

Typical 4-Year Art History Sequence


Freshmen Year


Semester Totals 30 hrs


Sophomore Year


Semester Totals 33 hrs


Junior Year


  • ARTH elective (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (3) *
  • Natural Science (4) *

 

  • ARTH elective (3)
  • ARTH elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (3) *
  • Natural Science (4) *

Semester Totals 26 hrs


Senior Year


  • ARTH Elective (3)
  • UD Elective (3)
  • UD Elective (3)
  • Studio Elective (3)
  • History (3)

 

Semester Totals 31 hrs


Total Hours: 120-121


Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120


*Must satisfy University General Education Program Requirement

 

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