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Art History, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
West Hartford, CT, United States
The Art History Bachelor of Arts program at University of Hartford offers students a wide variety of courses that cover art from around the globe—Western, African, Mesoamerican, and Asian—and creative traditions in painting, sculpture, graphic arts, decorative arts, ritual objects, architecture, photography, design, performance, experimental media, and eco-art.
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Overview

Special courses in museum and exhibition practices, in writing and research, and in the effects of cultural contact, migrations, and globalization on artistic traditions are offered to art history majors. 

Students in the Art History program at University of Hartford are urged to study abroad and often take advantage of programs in Europe, Africa, Australia, and elsewhere around the globe.

Career Outlook

Art historians are trained in clear expository writing and critical thinking. They are good researchers and usually have a creative flair.

With these qualities and skills, graduates pursue a variety of careers, including teaching, museum work, archeology, gallery direction, interior design, art conservation, and supervision of visual resource collections. They are also welcome in most business settings and are prepared to enter graduate school in disciplines as diverse as environmental studies or law.

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:

  • History of Western Art
  • Art Accross Borders
  • Professions in Art History
  • Museum and Exhibition Practices
  • Social Science
  • Science/Technology
  • Western Heritage
  • Mathematics
  • Laboratory Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • Web Application - Please complete this online application.
  • The Common Application – Please complete this application if you are attending a High/Prep School in the US or an International School overseas.
  • If English is not your native language you are required to prove that your language ability is meets our minimum standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40490 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for West Hartford

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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