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    Middle Tennessee State University
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Art, Art History Concentration, B.S.


Department of Art and Design   
615-898-2455
Laura Cochrane, program coordinator
Laura.Cochrane@mtsu.edu

The B.S. program in Art with a concentration in Art History is designed for those who wish to pursue careers in museums, galleries, or arts organizations and/or pursue further study at the graduate level. Students should consult with their advisors each semester in order to plan their schedule of courses.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Art, Art History, B.S., Academic Map  

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

Major Requirements (39 hours)


Majors must maintain a GPA of at least 2.00 in the major.

Art History Concentration (27 hours)


24 hours from the following:

  • Modern/Contemporary 6 credit hours
  • Non-Western Art 6 credit hours
  • Medieval/Renaissance 6 credit hours
  • Electives from any of the above categories 6 credit hours

Minor (15-18 hours)


  • Chosen from within the College of Liberal Arts

Electives (22-25 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Art, Art History


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories. 

Freshman Fall


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Freshman Spring


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Sophomore Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Sophomore Spring


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Junior Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Junior Spring


  • Elective 1 credit hour
  • Upper-division Art History 6 credit hours
  • Minor course 3 credit hours
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 13 hours


Senior Fall


  • Upper-division Art History 9 credit hours
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences 3 credit hours
  • Elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Spring


  • Minor courses 6 credit hours
  • Elective/minor course 3 credit hours
  • Upper-division Art History 3 credit hours
  • Elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours