Art History (BA)

Art History majors will investigate art from the past up to the present and analyze these works within their stylistic, cultural, historical, and social contexts. Through this inquiry, students will explore the chronology, meaning, function, and effect of individual works.

The Art History program offers a range of upper-level courses from the Renaissance to Late Modern periods as well specialized topics such as Asian art, Nebraskan art, and cultural and gender roles from prehistoric to contemporary movements. Students learn to interpret visual art using a variety of methodologies and contextual frameworks grounded in a critical understanding of the Western tradition.

Students will learn to interpret visual art using a variety of methodologies and contextual frameworks through classroom lectures, discussions, assigned projects and papers, as well as visits to museums.

BA REQUIREMENTS

  • General Studies (45 credit hours)
  • BA Language Requirement (6)
  • Major Requirements (36)
  • 2nd Major or Minor (24)
  • Unrestricted Electives (9)

     TOTAL 120 credit hours

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