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Art History, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Claremont, CA, United States
Study the theory, history and philosophy of art; learn to research and write about artworks; and gain expertise on art objects from a variety of cultures and periods with this Art History program at Pomona College.
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Art History majors and minors at Pomona College examine the imagery of their own and other cultures, exploring questions concerning historical method, cultural diversity, feminism and critical theory.

Learning outcomes

Study architecture and fresco painting in Italy; the art of African artists and of artists of African descent in the Americas; the history of cities and gardens; issues of gender and the body; and the social history of North American art, including Native American traditions.

Our professors in the Art History Program, a joint effort by Pomona and Scripps colleges, with affiliated faculty at Pitzer College, address European, North American, African, African Diaspora, Native American and Asian topics.

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 included:
  • Museum Collecting
  • Introduction to the History of Art: Prehistory Through Ancient Times in Europe, the Mediterranean and the Fertile Crescent
  • Introduction to the History of Art: The European Middle Ages
  • Introduction to the History of Art: Renaissance to Modern
  • Intro Art History: 1200 to Present
  • Art, Conquest and Colonization
  • Picturing a Nation: Art and Nationalism in 19th-Century North America
  • Tradition and Transformation in Native North American Art

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • School Report and Counselor Recommendation
  • Mid-Year Report
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One-time, non-refundable application fee of $70 or fee waiver
  • Test scores for international applicants
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Claremont

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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