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Art and Design - Art History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

In Art and Design - Art History from Murray State University courses, students become familiar with the global history of art. 

Art & Design students gain important knowledge of art historical and critical debates as well as theories of art and design. 

Additionally, students have an opportunity to use the Clara M. Eagle Gallery, and other university galleries, as a lab or extended classroom through workshops with practicing contemporary artists and designers. 

Courses cover a wide variety of traditions and media in the global history of art (for specific course offerings, see below). Art history courses cover a breath of topics in small class environments that fosters student engagement.

Careers

These degree options are intended for students seeking future careers in galleries, museums, arts organizations, etc, as well as for students who desire to pursue graduate study in Art, Art History and/or Visual Culture.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Art and Visual Culture
  • A Survey of Art from the Enlightenment to the Present
  • Special Problems in Art History
  • Art of Global Cultures
  • Greek and Roman Art 
  • Medieval Art
  • Renaissance Art  
  • Baroque Art
  • Nineteenth Century Art
  • Art from 1900 to 1960
  • Special Topics in Art History
  • Art of Asia 
  • Contemporary Art, 1960 to the Present 
  • A Survey of Art from Antiquity to the Baroque 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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

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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

  • List of Senior Year Courses (if currently in high school)
  • Official copy of standardized ACT test score 
  • Official College Transcript (if taking college classes while in high school)
  • You must have received or be receiving a high school diploma or a GED certificate before the term for which you are applying. 
  • Submit an application for admission with a $40 application fee.
  • Transcripts for all years of high school with a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Certified translations of the documents
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Copy of Passport for applicant and all dependents
  • English Language Proficiency 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    13920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9168 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Kentucky, Massac, Posey, Vanderburgh and Warrick, Henry, Montgomery, Obion, Stewart and Weakley Counties - $9,168.00 
  • Tennessee - $9,696.00 

Living costs for Murray

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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