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Art History, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Hadley, MA, United States
The Bachelor in  Art History at Mount Holyoke College stresses breadth of knowledge and focused study. By engaging directly with museum collections and taking advantage of many possible study abroad opportunities, majors and minors graduate with a visual sophistication they did not previously possess.
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Overview

Art History is the historical study of objects and images: painting, sculpture, architecture, film, furniture, ceramics, installations, and many other things. Bachelor in  Art History at Mount Holyoke College courses span the globe, from ancient Rome, Islamic cultures, medieval Paris and Renaissance Italy, to Indian cinema, American painting, contemporary photography and modern architecture. 

The objectives of our curriculum are: 

  • to learn the verbal language necessary to analyze and interpret objects,
  •  images,
  •  and the built environment;
  •  to understand works of art and architecture in their historical and cultural settings; 
  • to develop a critical voice that extends to all aspects of the visual world.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Image and Environment
  • Arts of Asia
  • Talking Pictures: An Introduction to Film
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: The Hellenistic World
  • Empire: The Art and Archaeology of the Roman Provinces
  • Age of the Cathedrals: 'Art in Europe, 1100-1500'
  • Italian Renaissance Art
  • Northern Renaissance Art
  • Renaissance and Baroque Architecture in Italy

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit the Common Application
  • SAT I, SAT II, and ACT test scores are optional, though you are welcome to submit them
  • If you are applying for financial aid, it is important to know the deadlines and what forms are required
  • Mount Holyoke strongly recommends scheduling an interview with an admission counselor or alumna representative prior to applying
  • If you have athletic talents, Mount Holyoke is happy to receive portfolios, tapes, slides, or videos that showcase your talent
    • If you have devoted a significant amount of time to art, dance, film, music, or theatre and you plan to continue it at Mount Holyoke as a major, you may submit examples of your work as a supplement to your application
    • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52040 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Hadley

  • 1068 - 2220 USD/month
    Living Costs

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