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Art History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
South Orange, NJ, United States
The Art History Program offered by Seton Hall University connects the creative accomplishments of the past to 21st century culture. In an age when visual messages play a dominant role, the major provides an important way to help students develop critical and interpretive capabilities relevant to a variety of disciplines and professions.
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Students take courses in topics like American Art, Medieval Art, Baroque Art, African American Arts among many others. Our accomplished alumni have gone on to work in esteemed institutions like the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum in New York City, and the Museum of African American Art in Philadelphia.

Key facts:

  • Undergraduate students in the Art History major offered by Seton Hall University must complete 42 program credits to satisfy degree requirements. The curriculum consists of 30 credits of required courses plus 12 credits of relevant elective courses. Students select courses each semester in consultation with an advisor and a recommended study plan.
  • Students in the Art History major are encouraged to explore the College's unique dual-degree option. The combined program, where students work to earn a B.A. in Art History and an M.A. in Museum Professions allows students to take 12 graduate credits during their junior and senior years in preparation for a fifth year of graduate study. 

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:

  • American Art
  • Greek and Roman Art
  • Medieval Art
  • Italian Art of the Renaissance
  • Baroque Art
  • 19th Century Art
  • 20th Century Art
  • Art Since 1945
  • Digital Photography
  • Art History Senior Seminar

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • An application form including personal essay 
  • $55 USD application fee
  • SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Official high school transcript (must be in English) with a credential evaluation
  • Official college transcript(s) (if applicable) with a credential evaluation
  • Counselor report and teacher recommendation
  • Application for Form I-20 (if you require a student visa)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Orange

  • 1702 - 4190 USD/month
    Living Costs

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