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History of Art Undergraduate Degrees

  • History of Art Undergraduate Degrees
  • History of Art Graduate Degrees
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  • 30 hours of art history
  • Foundation Courses (9 credit hours total): HA 150 (or 160), HA 151 (or 161), and either HA 165 or 166
  • Breadth Courses (18 credit hours total): At least one course at or above the 300 level in each of the following six categories: 
  1. Art between 400-1400: European, Mediterranean, or Near Eastern
  2. Art between 1300-1600: European, Mediterranean, or Near Eastern
  3. Art between 1600 and 1700: European
  4. Art between 1700 and 1900: European or American
  5. Asian Art before 1900
  6. Art after 1900
  • Complete an art history course approved for Goal 6 in the KU Core (3 credit hours). The Goal 6 art history course may also fulfill one of the breadth requirements above, in which case an elective course should be taken for the final 3 required hours of art history.
  • 30 hours of studio art including 12 hours of foundation courses with an additional 18 hours of studio electives.
  • A total of 120 hours is required for the degree, including 45 junior/senior hours (courses numbered 300 or higher).
  • Students must come to the history of art main office located in 209 Spencer Museum of Art to fill out a major declaration form.

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