Bachelor of Arts in Art (History of Art)

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120   
Major: 78 sch  

ART.BA           CIP Code: 50.0701.00

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

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major

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 Arts (ART 3053 satisfies GP graduation requirement)3
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

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement. 

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
ART 1203Two-Dimensional Color and Design ARTS 13113
ART 1303Basic Drawing ARTS 13163
ART 1603Introduction to Photography 3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness CAO Core2
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
ART 1213Three-Dimensional Design ARTS 13123
ART 1313Drawing II ARTS 13173
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
Mathematics Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Second Year
FallTCCN
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art 3
ART 2753Sculpture I ARTS 23263
ART 2503History of Art-Ancient and Primitive 3
ART 2513History of Art-Medieval 3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
ART 1503 or 3713Introduction to Painting ( ARTS 2316) or ( ARTS 2366)3
ART 2823 or 2833Ceramics: Handbuilding ( ARTS 2346) or ( ARTS 2347)3
ART 3513History of Art: 19th Century 3
ART 3503History of Art: Renaissance 3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Third Year
FallTCCN
ART 4523History of Art: 20th Century 3
ART 4533History of American Film Noir 3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
Life and Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 12
SpringTCCN
ART 4613Printmaking 3
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
Life and Physical Science Core3
ART Studio Course Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours 12
SummerTCCN
ART 4553Selected Periods of European Art 3
ART 4563European Art in Context 3
 Semester Credit Hours 6
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
ART 4073Contemporary Issues in Art 3
ART 3543Baroque and Rococo Art History 3
ART 4903 (Film Noir II)Special Topics 3
Component Area Option (Multicultural Women's Studies)3
ART Studio Course Elective3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
SpringTCCN
ART 3053 or 3343 (ART 3053 GP)Global Perspectives in Art 3
ART 4903 (The Art of Alfred Hitchcock)Special Topics 3
ART Studio Course Elective3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.