Skip to Navigation

Northern Illinois University Your Future, Our Focus Northern Illinois University Your Future, Our Focus

    Northern Illinois University
   
 
  Jul 22, 2017
 
 
    
Skip Navigation
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art History (B.A.)


Return to: College of Visual and Performing Arts

The student learning outcomes for this degree are located at http://www.niu.edu/assessment/clearinghouse/outcomes/index.shtml.

Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Electives


  • At least one 300-level course from each of the following areas (12)
    • Ancient, Middle Eastern, Medieval, and Early Modern Europe
    • American, Modern, Contemporary, and Design
    • Asian, African, Oceanian, Native American, Pre-Columbian, and Latin American
  • One 400-level art history course (3)
  • Electives in art history (6)

 

Required Cognate Courses (18-20)


In addition to a minimum of two courses (6-8 semester hours) of studio art, select courses in related fields, such as literature, history, philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, or additional art history courses, in consultation with a major adviser (18-20).

Requirements outside School (0-12)


Fulfillment of B.A. foreign language requirement (0-12). (See “Foreign Language Requirement for the B.A. Degree” in the Other Graduation Requirements section of this catalog.)

University electives (12-15)


Students must take 12-15 semester hours in any NIU course.

Total Hours for a Major in Art History: 66-81


Recommendation


Students who plan to enter graduate school should select French, German, or Italian to satisfy the B.A. foreign language requirement.

Return to: College of Visual and Performing Arts