Bachelor of Arts in Art (Art History)

All applicants must meet the general undergraduate admission requirements.

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.

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
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 SCHs42

Courses Required for Major

ART 12032D Foundations3
ART 12133D Foundations3
ART 1303Drawing Foundations3
ART 1313Drawing II3
ART 1503Introduction to Painting3
or ART 3713 Painting-Watercolor
ART 1603Introduction to Photography3
ART 2223Digital Art Foundations3
ART 2503History of Art-Ancient and Primitive3
ART 2753Introduction to Sculpture3
ART 2823Introduction to Ceramics3
ART 3173Contemporary Issues in Art3
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 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 4533History of American Film Noir3
Remaining four (4) courses can be any ART class12
Total SCHs78

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement. 

First Year
ART 12032D Foundations ARTS 13113
ART 1303Drawing Foundations ARTS 13163
ART 1603Introduction to Photography 23563
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness CAO Core2
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
 SCHs 15
ART 12133D Foundations ARTS 13123
ART 1313Drawing II ARTS 13173
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
Mathematics Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 SCHs 15
Second Year
ART 2223Digital Art Foundations ARTS 23483
ART 2503History of Art-Ancient and Primitive 3
ART 2513History of Art-Medieval 3
ART 2753Introduction to Sculpture ARTS 23263
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
 SCHs 15
ART 1503 or 3713Introduction to Painting ARTS 23163
ART 2823Introduction to Ceramics ARTS 23463
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
 SCHs 15
Third Year
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
 SCHs 12
ART 4613Printmaking 3
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
Life and Physical Science Core3
ART Studio Course Elective (3000/4000)3
 SCHs 12
ART Studio Course Electives6
 SCHs 6
Fourth Year
ART 3173Contemporary Issues in Art 3
ART 3543Baroque and Rococo Art History 3
Component Area Option (Multicultural Women's Studies)3
Remaining two (2) courses can be any ART class6
 SCHs 15
ART 3053 or 3343 (GP)Global Perspectives in Art 3
Remaining two (2) courses can be any ART class6
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Creative Arts Core3
 SCHs 15
 Total SCHs:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.