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  • Art History

    The Bachelor of Arts in art history enables students to achieve proficiency in historical theory and criticism of art, to communicate independent, critical perspectives and to employ research methodology effectively. Through study of literature, social forces, ideology, cultural history and visual representation students will develop knowledge of the ancient, medieval, Renaissance/Baroque and modern world arts. Students will also develop the ability to construct arguments and engage in advanced thought and analysis, in speech and in writing.

    Art History major page

    Before Graduating Students Must

    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Students in the Major will Learn to

    Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

    1. Identify, describe and interpret works of art and other materials about art's cultural and historical context.
    2. Examine and assess an art historical topic by applying appropriate research practices.
    3. Examine and assess scholarly literature, including scholarly methodology.
    4. Formulate oral analysis of works of art in their historical or cultural context.
    5. Produce written analysis of works of art in their historical or cultural context.
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    Curriculum Map

    I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed
    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication

    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5
    ARH 2050 I I I   I
    ARH 2051 I I I   I
    ARH 2500 I I I   I
    ARH 3522 R R R R R
    ARH 3552 R R R R R
    ARH 3652 R R R R R
    ARH 4930 R R R R R
    ARH 4931
    Or Other Senior Seminar
    A A A A A
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    Assessment Types

    • Research paper
    • Oral presentation
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alc: art-history