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History of Art, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Ardmore, PA, United States
The curriculum in History of Art immerses students in the study of visual culture. Structured by a set of evolving disciplinary concerns, students learn to interpret the visual through methodologies dedicated to the historical, the material, the critical and the theoretical.
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Overview

Majors are encouraged to supplement courses taken in the department with History of Art courses offered at Swarthmore and the University of Pennsylvania. Majors are also encouraged to study abroad for a semester.

The curriculum in History of Art immerses students in the study of visual culture. Structured by a set of evolving disciplinary concerns, students learn to interpret the visual through methodologies dedicated to the historical, the material, the critical, and the theoretical. Majors are encouraged to supplement courses taken in the department with history of art courses offered at Haverford, Swarthmore, and the University of Pennsylvania. Majors are also encouraged to study abroad for a semester of their junior year.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Approaches to Visual Representation: The Classical Tradition
  • Critical Approaches to Visual Representation: Self and Other in the Arts of France
  • Art of the Global Middle Ages
  • Classical Myths in Art and in the Sky
  • The Form of the City: Urban Form from Antiquity to the Present

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English Language Requirements

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    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • Common Application: Bryn Mawr Writing Supplement
  • School report (as well as transcripts)
  • Two teacher evaluations
  • Mid-year report
  • Standardized test results
  • Final report
  • Bryn Mawr Writing Supplement
*International students should submit a copy of the actual or predicted results of the exam that qualifies you for admission to university in your own country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51130 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    51130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51130 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Ardmore

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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