As a graduate student in our Art History program, you will be able to conduct an in-depth exploration of the historical period you are most passionate about. You also will have the opportunity to experience historical art and architecture first-hand when you participate in one of our summer travel abroad programs.
Defined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 60x30 Strategic Plan as, "Those skills valued by employers that can be applied in a variety of work settings, including interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skills areas. These skills can be either primary or complementary to a major and are acquired by students through education, including curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities."
- Oral Expression: The ability to speak clearly and to communicate information and ideas effectively.
- Written Comprehension: The ability to critically read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- History and Archeology: Knowledge and critical understanding of historical events and their causes, indicators, and effects on civilizations and cultures.
- Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of professional and scholarly visual art audiences.
- Research: Analyzing primary and secondary research documents and evidence to deduce historically-significant conclusions on visual art subjects.
All students must meet the University requirements as outlined in the Admission to the TWU Graduate School section of the catalog.
This academic program may have additional admission criteria that must also be completed as outlined on the program's website.
Total Semester Credit Hours Required
30 semester credit hours.
|ART 5503||History of Art (taken four times)||12|
|Secondary area of ART concentration (in consultation with advisor)||6|
|or ART 5973||Professional Paper/Project|
An oral examination of:
- Presentation of thesis for M.A. or
- Presentation of professional paper with project for M.A.