Degree Requirements

The degree of Bachelor of Arts in Art History may be conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 123 semester hours of credit with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 overall and in the major.

Grades below a C- in Art History and General Education courses do not fulfill requirements for the degree.

University Requirements

Students must complete the requirements of the General Education (GenEd) program.

  • Summer or semester study abroad will satisfy the GenEd Global/World Society (GG) requirement.

Program Requirements

  • A minimum of 66 credits must be taken outside of Tyler departments to earn the degree
  • A minimum of 45 semester hours in upper level courses (CLA 2000 to 4999; CST 2000 to 4999) must be completed with a passing grade.
    1. Two 2000+ courses (minimum 6 credits) must be taken from Social or Natural Sciences.
    2. Upper-level Art History courses are categorized as upper-level Liberal Arts (CLA) courses.
  • Students must complete the second level of a foreign language:
Select one of the following:4
ARBC 1002
Arabic Elements II
CHI 1002
Chinese Elements II
FREN 1002
Introduction to French II
GER 1002
Introduction to German II
GRKA 1002
Ancient Greek 2
GRKM 1002
Modern Greek Elements II
HEBR 1002
Elements II
HIN 1002
Hindi Elements II
ITAL 1002
Italian Language II
or ITAL 1902
Honors Italian Language II
JPNS 1002
Japanese Elements II
KRN 1002
Korean Elements II
LAT 1002
Latin 2
PORT 1002
Basic II
RUS 1002
First-Year Russian II
SPAN 1002
Basic II
or SPAN 1902
Honors Basic II
VTNM 1002
Vietnamese Elements II

Art History Major Requirements (minimum of 41 s.h.)

Introductory Level Courses
Select a minimum of two of the following:6
ARTH 1155
Art Heritage of the Western World I
or ARTH 1955
Honors Art Heritage of the Western World I
ARTH 1156
Art Heritage of the Western World II
or ARTH 1956
Honors Art Heritage of the Western World II
ARTH 1801
Arts of Asia 1
Upper Level Lecture Course
Select one course from 5 of the 7 groups below:20
Ancient
ARTH 2110
Topics in Ancient Art
ARTH 2111
Minoan Art
ARTH 2117
Archaeological Excavation
ARTH 2129
Greek and Roman Sculpture
ARTH 2135
Art and Culture in Ancient Rome
ARTH 2196
Greek and Roman Sculpture (WI)
Medieval
ARTH 2200
Topics in Medieval Art
ARTH 2215
Late Antique/Byzantine Art
ARTH 2216
Early Medieval Visual Culture
ARTH 2217
Gothic Art
ARTH 2325
Northern Renaissance Art 1350-1550
Renaissance
ARTH 2300
Special Topics
ARTH 2321
Masters of Renaissance Art
ARTH 2323
Early Renaissance Art in Italy
ARTH 2325
Northern Renaissance Art 1350-1550
ARTH 2329
Renaissance and Baroque Architecture in Italy
ARTH 2350
Topics in Early Modern Art, 1400-1750
ARTH 3301
Michelangelo
ARTH 3324
High Renaissance Art in Italy
Baroque
ARTH 2329
Renaissance and Baroque Architecture in Italy
ARTH 2350
Topics in Early Modern Art, 1400-1750
ARTH 2400
Topics in Baroque Art
ARTH 2428
Wonders of Rome: Art and Culture of the Baroque Era
ARTH 2431
Southern Baroque Art: Italy and Spain
ARTH 2432
Northern Baroque Art
ARTH 2450
Topics in Eighteenth Century Art
ARTH 2496
Southern Baroque Art: Italy and Spain (WI)
ARTH 2497
Northern Baroque Art (WI)
19th Century
ARTH 2500
Topics in 19th Century Art
ARTH 2535
Romanticism
ARTH 2543
Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
ARTH 2563
Painting: Late 19th Century
ARTH 2704
19th Century American Art
20th Century
ARTH 2008
History of Photography
ARTH 2013
Art of the Film
ARTH 2600
Topics in 20th Century Art
ARTH 2601
History of Modern Graphic Design
ARTH 2610
Topics in Modern and Contemporary Art
ARTH 2622
Galleries and Studios of Rome
ARTH 2642
Modern Painting and Sculpture 1900-45
ARTH 2644
Modern Art: 1945 to the Present
ARTH 2651
Symbolism, Dada, and Surrealism
ARTH 2658
Picasso and Modern Masters
ARTH 2701
Main Trends in American 20th Century Painting
Non Western
ARTH 2800
Topics in Non-Western Art
ARTH 2807
East Meets West
ARTH 2815
Pre-Modern Japanese Art up to the Edo Period
ARTH 2818
Art of India
ARTH 2819
Southeast Asian Art
ARTH 2868
Arts of Asia
ARTH 2871
Chinese Art
Capstone
ARTH 3097Art History Capstone (WI)4
Electives
Two additional upper-level Art History electives numbered 2000-49998
Writing Intensive Course
Note: In addition to the Capstone requirement, one other Upper-Level Art History course (either as part of the 5 "categories" or electives) must be Writing Intensive (WI).
Select one of the following:
ARTH 2096
Art History Writing Intensive
ARTH 2097
Art History Writing Intensive
ARTH 2098
Art History Writing Intensive
ARTH 2196
Greek and Roman Sculpture
ARTH 2496
Southern Baroque Art: Italy and Spain
ARTH 2497
Northern Baroque Art
ARTH 2897
Writing for Art History: Art History Writing Intensive Seminar
Studio Art
One Studio Art Course3
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Only offered at the Japan campus.