The Department of Art and Design recommends this degree for those students interested in specializing in art history. Selections of specific art courses and choice of minor may determine appropriate preparations for a number of careers in art and art-related fields, including museum studies, gallery work, and teaching. The student may continue toward the M.A. or Ph.D. in art history after earning a B.A. degree in art history.
Grades in Art and Art History must be C or above for students in this major. It is essential that all students work closely with their advisor in selecting classes and the minor.
Students studying for a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree shall be required to complete a foreign language course numbered 2020 or above with a grade of C- or better. Students must also complete one 3-credit Non-United States History course. French or German is recommended for art history students.