Bachelor of Arts in Art History




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Art history majors grapple with these questions by studying art across history and across cultures. Art history explores the world through images and objects, emphasizing visual learning. Art historians are trained in clear expository writing and critical thinking. They are good researchers and usually have a creative flair. With these qualities and skills, graduates pursue a variety of careers, including teaching, museum work, archeology, gallery direction, interior designer, art conservation, and supervision of visual resource collections. They are also welcome in most business settings and are prepared to enter graduate school in disciplines as diverse as environmental studies or law.
The Department of Art History teaches students to recognize, speak, and write, analytically and creatively, about art from cultures around the world. It is committed to forging links of knowledge and understanding within a diverse student body, with the greater Hartford community, and with parts of the international art world. The department fosters students i understanding of how art is produced and interpreted, how different cultures develop modes of understanding, and how knowledge of art history can be used in the real world settings of exhibitions, collections, and education.
The Department of Art History offers students a wide variety of courses that cover art from around the globe-Western, African, Mesoamerican, and Asian—and creative traditions in painting, sculpture, graphic arts, decorative arts, ritual objects, architecture, photography, design, performance, experimental media, and eco-art. Special courses are given in museum and exhibition practices, in writing and research, and in the effects of cultural contact, migrations, and globalization on artistic traditions. The faculty is professional projects bring students in contact with international artists and scholars and allow them access to local and regional art collections. Students are urged to study abroad and often take advantage of programs in Europe, Africa, Australia, and elsewhere around the globe. Images of world art are brought into class through the most recent technology. Classes are small and students receive individual attention.


Which department am I in? Hartford Art School

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have completed High School/Secondary School.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have completed High school or secondary school.
English language requirements:
IELTS: 6.0
Pearsons: 52
Alternative methods for proving English proficiency:
International Baccalaureate - English A1 or A2 with grade of 3 or higher
Advanced Placement English with a grade of 3 or higher
SAT Evidence based reading / writing 480 or higher
GCSE or GCE English Pass (syllabus A) with grade of A, B or C
A HKCEE English Pass with a grade of (Syllabus A) with a grade of A, B, C or D
Trinity ISE II Level - Pass in All module areas

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
Australian Catholic University offers below pathways courses for this subject Tertiary Preparation Program (Health Sciences)
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)
Box Hill Institute

Full Time (4 years)

US$37,802.00 per year

5 September 2018, 22 January 2019

Hartford Art School 200 Bloomfield Avenue, WEST HARTFORD, Connecticut, 06117, United States