Bachelor On Campus

History of Arts and Visual Culture

Columbus College of Art and Design

48 months
36500 USD/year
36500 USD/year
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If your interest in art isn't just the creation of it but the inspiration behind it, then the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art with an emphasis in History of Arts and Visual Culture program at Columbus College of Art and Design is your path to a rewarding career. 


A practice-based major, it focuses on modern and contemporary art and centers on two tracks: curatorial practices and theory and criticism. 

Learning outcomes

The History of Arts and Visual Culture coursework at Columbus College of Art and Design features a combination of studio, research and practicum experiences to link the study of art history to the diverse worlds of contemporary art production and presentation. You'll unravel the stories behind great works of art, ranging from monumental to small-scale, while learning about the artists’ lives and societies in which their visions were created. And you'll be prepared for positions in museums, galleries, auction houses and publishing, as well as graduate-level study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drawing Introduction Survey 
  • painting Introduction Survey 
  • printmaking Introduction Survey 
  • Ceramics Introduction Survey 
  • Glass Introduction Survey 
  • Jewelry Introduction Survey 
  • Sculpture Introduction Survey 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic records (official or unofficial). Educational records from secondary (high) school and college/university, if applicable, must be submitted in English or accompanied by an official English translation. CCAD requires a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Please contact us if your GPA does not meet the minimum requirement and you’d still like to apply. If you are admitted to CCAD, you will need to submit official (signed and sealed) copies of all of your transcripts before you begin classes.
  • A photocopy of your current passport photo identification page.
  • Proof of English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    36500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36500 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 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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