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

The required courses and credits are distributed as follows:

Credits (30)


Foundation requirement selected from ARH 135, 137, 139, 141, and 167.


General requirement selected from ARH 100- and 300-level courses and related areas, in consultation with ARH advisors: a maximum of 3 credits may be taken in related areas (related areas are determined in consultation with the advisor and are generally, but not exclusively, courses other than Art History).


300-Level Art History requirement. Selected from 300-level ARH courses.


Advanced Work ARH 451 (Seminar or ARH 489: Research in Art History).

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 (Early Childhood and Childhood Education) teacher, all students must: In the Foundation Requirement: Choose two from the following three courses: ARH 137, ARH 141, and ARH 167

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.

Last modified: 11/20/2014