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Art History and Critical Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cambridge, MA, United States
The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Art History and Critical Studies program focuses on modern and contemporary issues with emphasis on the concerns directly impacting practicing artists.

Overview

The curriculum is designed for students who want to explore contemporary visual culture while practicing their own art. The program allows students a focused studio concentration along with the art history curriculum.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Art of the Western World I
  • Art of the Western World II
  • Intro to Ancient and Medieval Art
  • Curators, Critics, & Collectors
  • Art Since 1945
  • Critical Perspectives Perspectives in Art History & Visual Culture
  • Art History Thesis I: Seminar

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • School Report
  • Official High School Transcript
  • SAT or ACT Scores
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Personal Interview
  • Advanced Placement Test Scores
  • International Baccalaureate

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13800 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13800 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cambridge

  • 1814 - 3760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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