May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalogue

Art History, B.A.


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The Art History major provides a dynamic and diverse pathway for studying the Arts and the historical contexts in which they were produced. Art History is a truly multidisciplinary major, one where students learn and work within the tenets of History, Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology, and Anthropology, among others. A major in Art History develops critical and analytical thinking, enhances oral and written communication skills, develops a broadened world view and historical perspective, and more. Majors will discover that a wide variety of career options are available to them thanks to the skill set with which they will leave UNCW.

Oral Communication Requirement:


To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. degree in Art History, a student must successfully complete an oral defense of their research in ARH 476  .

Applied Learning Requirement:


To satisfy the applied learning requirement for the B.A. degree in Art History, a student must successfully complete ARH 476 .

Requirements for a Major in Art History for the B.A. Degree:


Required Core Electives (12 hours)


12 hours in Art History at the 300-400 level according to the distribution requirements listed below:

Elective Courses (18 hours)


•A minimum of 9 hours of additonal 300-400 level ARH courses.
•A maximum of 9 hours of supporting area courses (300-400 level). Supporting area courses must be related to ARH field of study as approved by faculty advisor.

Total: 42 hours


Additional Information:


No more than 3 hours of ARH 491 or 3 hours of ARH 498 may be counted toward the major.
A grade of C or better is required for each course counted toward the major.
To complete a double major in art history and studio art, a student must completeART 101 , ART 102 , ART 111 ,ART 203 , ART 211 , ART 476 , and 21 hours chosen from at least two different studio areas.

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