Bachelor of Arts in Art (History of Art)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.

Major

78 semester credit hours.

B.A. in Art (120 semester credit hours)

Students must make a C or above in all art degree courses.

Degree Course Requirements (78 semester credit hours)

ART 1203Two-Dimensional Color and Design3
ART 1213Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 1303Basic Drawing3
ART 1313Drawing II3
ART 1503Introduction to Painting3
or ART 3713 Painting-Watercolor
ART 1603Introduction to Photography3
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art3
ART 2503History of Art-Ancient and Primitive3
ART 2753Sculpture I3
ART 2823Ceramics: Handbuilding3
or ART 2833 Ceramics: Throwing I
ART 3343Women in the Visual Arts3
or ART 3053 Global Perspectives in Art
ART 3513History of Art: 19th Century3
ART 4073Contemporary Issues in Art3
ART 4523History of Art: 20th Century3
ART 4613Printmaking3
ART Studio Course Electives (6 semester credit hours)6
ART 3000 / ART 4000 Studio Course Elective (3 semester credit hours)3
History of Art Concentration Courses
ART 2513History of Art-Medieval3
ART 3503History of Art: Renaissance3
ART 3543Baroque and Rococo Art History3
ART 4553Selected Periods of European Art3
ART 4563European Art in Context3
ART 4533History of American Film Noir3
ART 4903Special Topics (Film Noir II )3
ART 4903Special Topics (The Art of Alfred Hitchcock)3
Total Semester Credit Hours78

Bachelor of Arts in Art (History of Art) Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
ART 1203Two-Dimensional Color and Design3
ART 1303Basic Drawing3
ART 1603Introduction to Photography3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
Wellness CAO Core2
ENG 1013Composition I3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 1213Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 1313Drawing II3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art3
ART 2753Sculpture I3
ART 2503History of Art-Ancient and Primitive3
ART 2513History of Art-Medieval3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 1503 or 3713Introduction to Painting3
ART 2823 or 2833Ceramics: Handbuilding3
ART 3513History of Art: 19th Century3
ART 3503History of Art: Renaissance3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Third Year
Fall
ART 4523History of Art: 20th Century3
ART 4533History of American Film Noir3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
Life and Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours12
Spring
ART 4613Printmaking3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Life and Physical Science Core3
ART Studio Course Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours12
Summer
ART 4553Selected Periods of European Art3
ART 4563European Art in Context3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Fourth Year
Fall
ART 4073Contemporary Issues in Art3
ART 3543Baroque and Rococo Art History3
ART 4903 (Film Noir II)Special Topics3
Component Area Option (Multicultural Women's Studies)3
ART Studio Course Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 3053 or 3343 (ART 3053 [GP])Global Perspectives in Art3
ART 4903 (The Art of Alfred Hitchcock)Special Topics3
ART Studio Course Elective3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.