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Art and Design - Art History

Murray State University

48 months
13920 USD/year
13920 USD/year
9168 USD/year
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Art and Design - Art History from Murray State University is designed for students equally interested in the creative aspects of art and its history. 


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.


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.

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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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Other requirements

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

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  • International

    13920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13920 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    13920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13920 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9168 USD per year during 48 months.
  • 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

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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