Sep 21, 2017
The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Art History requires 120 credit hours.
Additional Admission Requirements
Students declare a Major in Art History by indicating this on the application to UNC Charlotte, or by filling out a Change of Major/Minor form to record Art History major status. There is no portfolio submission for this degree. A cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for admission to this major. Matriculated and transfer students who do not meet requirements for admission to the program because of special circumstances may petition the Art History Faculty for acceptance into the program. Students seeking to apply coursework taken at other institutions to the Art History major must provide copies of the official course description and a syllabus for each course requested for consideration.
Major Courses (15 credit hours)
ARTH 1211 and ARTH 1212 are normally taken in the Freshman year; ARTH 2110 and ARTH 2614 are normally taken in the Sophomore year or as soon as possible after declaring the major. ARTH 3114 or ARTH 3115 (taught simultaneously) may be taken once the other major courses have been completed.
Restricted Elective Courses (18 credit hours)
Select from at least four different content areas listed below. A maximum of 6 credit hours of 2000-level courses is permitted.
Pre-Columbian Art Elective Courses
African Art Elective Courses
Ancient Art Elective Courses
Early Modern Art Elective Courses
Modern and Contemporary Art Elective Courses
Senior Seminar (3 credit hours)
Select one of the following:
Related Courses (3 credit hours)
Select one of the following*:
*Any other course must be preapproved by the Coordinator of Art History and the Department Chair.
Unrestricted Elective Courses (41-47 credit hours)
Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours
Students must receive a grade of C or above in all courses applied to the major.
For details about the Honors Program in Art History, visit the program page .
For the suggested course sequence toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu. Consultation with an advisor is required.