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College of the Arts
School of Art
211 Art Building
The Bachelor of Arts in Art History provides students with a substantive and comprehensive foundation of knowledge and an understanding of the major achievements in the history of art. It fosters visual analytical skills, critical thinking, creative problem-solving and research development and writing competencies, which prepare students for further graduate study as well as lifelong appreciation of and advocacy for the arts.
Most work in museums, historical sites, and similar venues; in educational institutions and as librarians; or in Federal, State, or local government. A graduate degree and related work experience are required for most positions; museum technicians may enter with a bachelor's degree.
General Admission Information for Freshman Students: Students most likely to be admitted and succeed at the Kent Campus are those who have graduated with at least 16 units of the recommended college preparatory curriculum in high school, who have achieved a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), and whose composite ACT score is 21 or better (980 combined critical reading and math SAT score). For more information on admissions, visit the Admissions website for new freshmen.
Minimum 123 total credit hours, minimum 39 upper-division hours. Minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA and a 2.250 GPA in the major.
Study Abroad/Away Opportunities
Travel to: New York, Washington DC, London and Paris, and Tunisia
National Association of Schools of Art and Design
Art History Club; Ceramics Club; Glass Club; Undergraduate Art Club
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