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Art History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #901 (ARWU) New Orleans, LA, United States
The Art History program at the University of New Orleans is an interdisciplinary field that investigates art as part of history and the larger cultural, socio-economic, and political context in which it was produced. 
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Overview

Studying art history prepares you for a range of professions in art education, publishing, and the museum and gallery worlds. 

The Art History program at the University of New Orleans is designed to train you in visual literacy and help you become an independent, creative thinker. 

It emphasizes experiential learning by offering courses featuring hands-on activities and real-world projects, and by facilitating internship opportunities that will make you a stronger candidate in the job market. This degree is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

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:
  • Digital Photography Fundamentals 
  • Digital Design
  • Drawing
  • Art History Survey I: Prehistory to the Thirteenth Century
  • Art History Survey II: Fourteenth Century to the Present 
  • Contemporary Art: Postmodernism and Beyond (1970-present) : Gender & Sexuality 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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:

    6

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Financial Support Form
  • Official high school transcripts must be sent directly from the school. The transcripts must be in the original language, accompanied by an official English translation.
  • Must have completed at least 17 of the 19 credits of the academic core curriculum and achieved at least a 2.5 core GPA, as calculated by UNO Admissions. In addition, students must have the minimum ACT/SAT scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14190 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14190 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    18708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9354 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Orleans

  • 1125 - 2160 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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