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Art History (BA) Program Assessment


The Art History major, through a diversified program of professional quality, familiarizes students with problems concerning the evolution of styles, the function of art in societies, the way in which art is influenced by contemporary events, how to access and use published materials to inform and enhance their own, original research. After completing the prerequisites for advanced art history courses, a variety of course offerings allow exploration of art of the past as well as contemporary art subjects. The Art History major is flexible and aims to prepare students to pursue graduate or professional work.


  • Ability to write formal, scholarly essays and informed opinion pieces
  • Able to present their work in illustrated oral presentations.
  • Have a broad knowledge of global art history along with an in-depth knowledge of a specific selected area of study

The Art History (BA) Program is part of the school of Arts and Sciences, Performing and Fine Arts Department