Undergraduate Majors

Art History, Theory, and Criticism Curriculum

Total credits required for a BFA in Art History, Theory & Criticism: 120.0

The below degree plan is for the 2019-20 academic year.


 

Course

Course #

Credits

First-Year-Experience Requirements
Art Matters AH 100 3.0
Frameworks: Themes in Humanistic Studies HMST 101 3.0
Forum I FF 111 3.0
Forum II FF 112 3.0
Drawing: Tradition and Innovation FF 161 3.0
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.0
Choose one course from the following Color/Design category
Color/Design/Process
FF 120A 3.0
Color/Design/Pattern FF 120B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Form/Space category
Prototype/Situate/Fabricate
FF 130A 3.0
Body/World/Machine FF 130B 3.0
Choose one course from the following Systems/Time category
Haptics and Optics
FF 140A 3.0
Cartographies FF 140B 3.0
First-Year-Experience Elective   3.0
Liberal Arts Requirements
Modernism and After AH 201 3.0
Art History Elective AH 9.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)   3.0
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)   3.0
Intellectual History I -IH1 3.0
Intellectual History II -IH2 3.0
Theory -TH 3.0
Science/Math NSCI 3.0
Academic Electives (or Writing Workshop, if required)   6.0
Art History, Theory, and Criticism Major Requirements
Ancient through Gothic AH 202 3.0
Renaissance through 1855 AH 200 3.0
Choose one course from the following    
Introduction to Art Criticism AH 306 3.0
Art History and its Methods AH 345-TH 3.0
Art History Senior Thesis I AH 498 3.0
Art History Senior Thesis II AH 499 3.0
Choose one course from the following    
Life Drawing DR 252 3.0
Studio Drawing DR 298 3.0
World Arts Electives (Asian, African, New World, Oceanic) AH 6.0
Art History Elective I AH 3.0
Art History Elective II (400-level) AH 3.0
Art History Elective III (400-level) AH 3.0
3D Elective CE, FB, or IS 3.0
Photography Elective PH 3.0
Digital Arts Elective   3.0
Studio Electives   21.0

Office of Enrollment Services

Location

The Bunting Center 1400 W. Mount Royal Ave. 2nd Floor Baltimore, MD 21217