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Art History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Indiana, PA, United States
Seeing art through the eyes of a historian is like being in the room with the artist and understanding the culture, the pressures in the artist's life, the popular techniques of that time, and how these factors impacted the artist's work. We offer a bachelor degree in Art History at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 
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As an Art History major from Indiana University of Pennsylvania you'll gain a solid foundation in the history of art, from ancient through modern times.

You'll develop critical thinking, research, and writing skills. You'll also learn terminology, methodology, and professional approaches to historical inquiry. You'll put this knowledge to work as you conduct art history research through independent investigations.

With this major, you can choose to take a Minor in Studio Art to further explore the many studio disciplines offered, including ceramics, drawing, graphic design, metals, painting, print media, sculpture, and woodworking.

With a BA or BFA in Studio Art, consider careers in:

  • Graphic design
  • Advertising
  • Furniture design
  • Illustration
  • Web design
  • Game design
  • Animation
  • Art direction
  • Multimedia arts
  • Ceramics
  • Jewelry and metals
  • Sculpture
  • Painting

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Studio Disciplines 

  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • Jewelry and Metals
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Woodworking

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • $25 Application Fee
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • International Student Financial Statement
  • Official Transcripts
  • Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11936 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7916 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5475 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Indiana

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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