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  • Academic Learning Compact - Art History

    The Bachelor of Arts in art history enables you to achieve proficiency in historical theory and criticism of art, to communicate independent, critical perspectives and to employ research methodology effectively. Through study of literature, social forces, ideology, cultural history and visual representation you will develop knowledge of the ancient, medieval, Renaissance/Baroque and modern world arts. You will also develop the ability to construct arguments and engage in advanced thought and analysis, in speech and in writing.

    Additional information is available from your major's website.

    Before Graduating You Must

    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)

    1. Identify, describe and interpret works of art and other materials about art's cultural and historical context.
    2. Examine and assess an art historical topic by applying appropriate research practices.
    3. Examine and assess scholarly literature, including scholarly methodology.
    4. Formulate oral analysis of works of art in their historical or cultural context.
    5. Produce written analysis of works of art in their historical or cultural context.

    Table Key: I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5
    ARH 2050 I I I   I
    ARH 2051 I I I   I
    ARH 2500 I I I   I
    ARH 3522 R R R R R
    ARH 3552 R R R R R
    ARH 3652 R R R R R
    ARH 4930 R R R R R
    ARH 4931
    Or other Sr Seminar
    A A A A A

    Assessment Types:
    Research paper and oral presentation.

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