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Art and Art History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Spartanburg, SC, United States
The program in art history enables students to investigate the visual arts of painting, sculpture, and architecture in depth and to explore a broad range of questions about the making and meaning of art. 
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Art History: In the art history program, students investigate varieties of Western and non-Western visual culture, exploring the making and meaning of art, learning to communicate their findings through oral, written and visual responses. 

Studio Art:  Students in the studio art program are taught, mentored and advised by practicing artists and scholars and can develop skills in design, drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, photography, digital art, printmaking and ceramics. 

Exhibition Spaces: Our academic programs are supported by museum and gallery exhibitions, which bring both contemporary art and historical objects to campus to support student educational experiences. 


  • Adobe  
  • Birmingham Museum of Art  
  • Chapman Cultural Center  
  • Children’s Museum  of  Greenville, S.C.   
  • Clemson University  
  • Gibbes  Museum  
  • Houston Center for Contemporary Craft  
  • Johnson  Collection of Southern Art  
  • Lawrie  Shabibi  Gallery  in  Dubai  
  • Smithsonian Institution  
  • South Carolina Historical Society  
  • Spartanburg Museum of Art  
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Western Art
  • Survey of Asian Art History
  • Two-Dimensional Design
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Figure Drawing
  • Gender and Art of the Early Modern Period
  • Empires and Antiquities
  • Philosophy of Art

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete the  Common Application, including the Wofford College member page.
  • Submit the School Report form and your high school transcript(s).
  • Submit your official test scores.
  • The TOEFL (minimum score 90) or IELTS (minimum score 7) is required for all applicants whose native language is not English. If a minimum score is not met, a recorded or scored interview may be taken into consideration. We are happy to recommend  Initial View, ACTFL OPIc, and Vericant. 
  • The SAT or ACT is a requirement for native English speakers. SAT or ACT scores are expected from all international applicants unless students are unable to reach a testing center.Submit completed  Financial Certification for International Students.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45170 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    45170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45170 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Spartanburg

  • 948 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

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