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Art History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
The Department of Art and Art History at University of Miami offers undergraduate and graduate study within a strong liberal arts program in a private University setting, bringing together talented students and a faculty of highly regarded professional artists and art historians.
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Overview

Undergraduate students majoring in Art History at University of Miami begin their course of study with a comprehensive survey of Western Art. The first half of the survey addresses art of prehistoric times through art of the Middle Ages; the second half of the survey covers Renaissance to Modern Art. 

After completing one or more introductory courses, students may enroll in upper level art history classes on a variety of topics: including Islamic Art, Spanish Art, Fifteenth ‌Century Italian Art, Sixteenth Century Italian Art, Nineteenth Century Art, Modern Art, and Contemporary Art. Various Special Topics courses at the 400 level are also offered to upper-level students.

Studying Art at the University of Miami

Students are required to take a seminar course as part of the requirements for the Art History major; this is typically taken in the senior year. Seminars focus on specialized topics and typically combine lecture and class discussion. They place an emphasis on further developing the student's skills in critical thinking, visual analysis, and independent research.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Art Classes
  • Modern Art 
  • Contemporary Art
  • Art History Classes
  • History Seminar

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    80

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    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the Common Application. Upon submitting, you will be asked to pay a $70 nonrefundable application fee.
  • If you have attended a secondary school outside of the United States, you must submit your official secondary school documents (transcripts, mark sheets, certificates, examination results, etc.)
  • We require you to submit two letters of recommendation: one from a high school guidance counselor and one from a teacher. 
  • The University of Miami is need-aware for first-year international undergraduate applicants. This means that, for a portion of international applicants, the Admission Committee will consider that student’s ability to pay tuition without the need for financial aid. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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