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Art History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , FL,
The curriculum in the Art History program at the University of South Florida reflects the belief that a traditional liberal arts program, supplemented by travel, is the best preparation for students who wish to teach the history of art at the college level or work in museums and galleries.

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The curriculum in art history reflects the belief that a traditional liberal arts program, supplemented by travel, is the best preparation for students who wish to teach the history of art at the college level or work in museums and galleries. Students will not specialize in a particular area such as Renaissance or Modern, but will acquire a general knowledge of the history of art.

All Art History majors at the University of South Florida are required to take at least one 4000-level non-Western Art History course. 

Courses in areas such as history, philosophy, and literature are recommended as electives, both as supplement to undergraduate courses in art history and as a background for future graduate work. 

Art history majors are required to take courses in studio art as a means of better understanding what is involved in the art making process. It is important that students make every effort to travel to major museums in this country and, if possible, abroad.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 Credit Hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Greek and Roman Art
  • Medieval Art
  • Renaissance Art
  • Early Italian Renaissance
  • Late Italian Renaissance
  • Northern Renaissance Art
  • Baroque and Rococo Art
  • 19th Century Art
  • 20th Century Art
  • Contemporary Issues in Art
  • African Art
  • Asian Art
  • Themes in Islamic Art and Architecture
  • Art History: Selected Topics*
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

  • To be considered for admission, freshman applicants must submit a USF Application for Admission, a nonrefundable application fee, an official high school transcript, official GED scores if applicable, SAT or ACT score, with writing, and a IELTS or TOEFL score if applicable.
  • Although USF has minimum freshman admission requirements, meeting these minimum standards does not guarantee admission. Applicants selected for admission usually exceed the eligibility requirements; however, USF also considers applicants who do not fully meet minimum requirements but who have important attributes, special talents or unique circumstances that may contribute to a representative and diverse student body. 

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    17324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17324 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    6410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6410 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

The tuition fee of $6,410 is for Florida residents only.

Living costs for Tampa

  • 1122 - 1960 USD/month
    Living Costs

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