Oct 28, 2020  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

Art, Art History Concentration, B.S.


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
Major Requirements 39 hours
     Major Core    15 hours*
     Art History Concentration    24 hours
Electives 40-43 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If program requirements are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will increase.

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.

The following course required by the program meets General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (39 hours)


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

Major Core (15 hours)


Art History Concentration (24 hours)


  • 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

Electives (40-43 hours)


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


  • Electives 6 credit hours
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 credit hours
  • Upper-division Art History 6 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours


Junior Spring


  • Electives 4 credit hours
  • Upper-division Art History 6 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


  • Electives 12 credit hours
  • Upper-division Art History 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours