Bachelor Programs in Art History

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Art History

A bachelor's degree provides necessary qualifications one can use to start a career or to continue on in the academic field. This is often the first degree a student receives in the world of higher education, and it is one of the most important.

 

Those contemplating whether or not they want to enter a certain field may be asking themselves the question: what is a Bachelor in Art History? In a program like this, students will learn how art has evolved through time as well as its major themes. These courses often look at a vast array of cultures and time periods. They also give students hands on studio experience to enhance their own skills. Still other courses will show you how to use what you have learned in real life settings. Here, you can learn how to apply your arts knowledge in unique ways, such as preserving the heritage and culture of a certain area.

 

There are multiple benefits to entering such a program, both personal and professional. First and foremost would be getting the education and qualification needed to advance on your career path. It also allows you to gain a lot of knowledge on the history of cultures all around the globe, broadening your perspective on the world.

 

The cost of obtaining this degree generally depends on which program you decide to go with. The available range of options ensures that there is a choice for nearly every budget.

 

The kind of career you can expect with this degree could go in several different directions. It could lead you to work in a museum as a curator or as a college professor teaching your own courses about art history. It is also possible to work with a historical site, appraising and preserving the pieces of art there. Many of the available careers will be in the realm of academia so if education is your passion, it should be a good fit.

 

Applying to get your Bachelor in Art History begins by finding the program that fits you best. Of course, the right one for you depends on your specific education goals. Start now by filling out a simple form and finding your perfect fit. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BA in Contemporary and Applied Theatre Studies

Mary Immaculate College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Ireland Limerick

This undergraduate programme (level 8) deals with an area of drama and theatre education not currently catered for at third level in Ireland. Applied theatre is considered to be the study of drama and theatre across a range of practical applications [+]

Bachelors in Art History. CAO minimum entry points 2016: 280 first round Programme description: This undergraduate programme (level 8) deals with an area of drama and theatre education not currently catered for at third level in Ireland. Applied theatre is considered to be the study of drama and theatre across a range of practical applications and non-traditional settings, including but not defined by stage performance or the study of literary texts. Contemporary theatre signals that the programme will deal largely with current and emergent modes of theatrical production and reception. This programme will seek to articulate the contemporary, varied and ever-changing roles of theatre and its practitioners in society. At its heart will be the concept of ensemble, which loosely defined, values and emphasises the importance of the practice of the collective. The idea of a working in a pro-social manner in theatre will also be core to this programme. This highlights engagement with specific sites and audiences, and with the idea that theatre has a core societal function and exists not only as entertainment. This programme will be offered in close association with the Lime Tree Theatre, which is located on the College campus. Through our relationship with the Lime Tree, students on the programme will be exposed to the best local, national and international practice through visiting companies, festivals, etc., and from the input of a range of visiting lecturers and practitioners. Entrance Requirements: Entry to the programme is generally by means of application via the CAO system... [-]

Ba In Conservation And Restoration Of Cultural Heritage

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Como
Campus Full time 5 years November 2017 Italy Como

Course Academic Degree Second Degree level recognized by MiBAC The five-year course in one cycle in Restoration leads to the award, at the end of the five years of the professional title of Restorer, recognized by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities (MiBAC). The restorer must possess a wealth of knowledge, ranging from art history to chemistry diagnostics of cultural heritage, up to the anatomical design and decoration, in a combination of theory and hands-on practice on original works. It must be able to use traditional instruments, but always effective and technological tools, used both for the analysis and for the provision of project intervention. [+]

THIS PROGRAM 'TAUGHT IN ITALIAN The course aims at training specialized in the conservation of the artistic heritage, providing students with the tools necessary for the development of a proper restoration whose definition takes account not only of the individual specific characteristics, but also of many variables traceable in different environmental conditions and aging of the constituent materials. The five Academy Aldo Galli offers the possibility to choose between the "Restoration of stone materials and derivatives", which will put the restorer working condition of wall paintings, mosaics, stone, and "Restoration of paintings on wooden support and Manufacture textile ", which will allow the practitioner to deal not only with the works of art more traditional with the contemporary assembled in synthetic materials. [-]

Bachelor’s in General Arts ( taught in Italian )

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: Knowledge of the methodology and the history of linguistic, philological and literary studies; Knowledge of the literature, linguistics, history, geography and arts of ancient times, the Middle Ages and present times; Written and spoken fluency in at least one EU language ... [+]

Bachelors in Art History. OBJECTIVES Knowledge of the methodology and the history of linguistic, philological and literary studies Knowledge of the literature, linguistics, history, geography and arts of ancient times, the Middle Ages and present times Written and spoken fluency in at least one EU language The acquisition of the main computer skills. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Professional activities and teaching in public and private enterprises Employment in journalism and publishing Jobs in institutions organizing cultural activities or operating in the field of preservation and exploitation of the cultural heritage. CURRICULA European Literature Fashion, Arts, Visual Cultures Fine Arts, Media and Visual Cultures History Philology and Education ENTRY TESTS There is no selection test for enrolment in the course, but there is a test to ascertain the student's initial level of competences. Students enrolled in the first year of the Degree Course in General Arts are required to have reached a level of proficiency in Italian Language and Literature, History and General Knowledge. Each year, entry tests are held in September. SERVICES FOR THE DEGREE COURSE Admission Admission to Italian Universities is possible only if the student holds a Diploma di Maturità ("A" Levels/Higher School Certificate) gained after 5 years at a high school. On-line self-tests Evaluation tests are freely available on line on the University Website for the following foreign languages: French, English, Spanish and German, as well as tests for Latin. Passing these tests ensures that students have the minimum linguistic competences required to then take the Foreign Language Tests... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Product Design

NewSchool of Architecture and Design
Campus Full time 4 years October 2017 USA San Diego

Design permeates our world: the objects we live with, the cars we drive, the way we punch keys of our smartphones. Our degree in product design explores these multifaceted applications and teaches you how to think in a way that solves design problems. As a product designer, you will combine art, science and technology to create innovative products and services. [+]

Design permeates our world: the objects we live with, the cars we drive, the way we punch keys of our smartphones. Our degree in product design explores these multifaceted applications and teaches you how to think in a way that solves design problems. As a product designer, you will combine art, science and technology to create innovative products and services.

 

Offered through Domus Academy of School of Design at NewSchool in San Diego. Students have the opportunity to spend a semester at Domus Academy in Milan. There, Italian design is studied through contemporary perspectives to learn and create innovative products. The relationship of this program prepares students to become designers in a global context. ... [-]


Bachelor in Liberal Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zurich Japan Tokyo + 9 more

BLS - Bachelor in Liberal Studies (180 credits) [+]

Bachelors in Art History. Courses Undergraduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses (relevant to a major or minor). Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the undergraduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 180 credits Electives 180 credits / 36 courses Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration. Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin Students who are 17 or older who have completed less than 12 years of formal education and who do not hold a high school diploma that allows access to higher education in the country of origin should earn up to an additional 60 credits in the Undergraduate Foundation program. CAREER PERSPECTIVES Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their undergraduate studies. Focusing on a broad range of specialized subject matters, students are equipped... [-]

Bachelor in Fine Arts

Willem de Kooning Academy
Campus Full time September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

You develop your artistic talent through multi-facetted training in all aspects of the profession: applied artistic research, conceptual development, technical skills, communication and presentation of and entrepreneurship in the arts. [+]

You develop your artistic talent through multi-facetted training in all aspects of the profession: applied artistic research, conceptual development, technical skills, communication and presentation of and entrepreneurship in the arts. Theory is also a part of the study programme. Research skills will give you the ability to learn in-depth about the richness of art history and to make a link to current discourse in the arts. By doing quarterly projects in which all the aspects of the profession are addressed, you will learn to collaborate with others and to organise and document your activities. You will work towards a personal artistic plan that you will develop with your tutors. You will focus on the international side of the profession, on current practice or on continuing your studies to master level. You will also look at working in public space and at the many new possibilities that the digital domain offers. In the last phase of your programme, you will apply the knowledge you have gained about your subject to study areas that are derived from current developments in culture and society. You choose a graduation specialisation and during your course concentrate on a Practice, choosing from Autonomous, Social or Commercial Practices. Your work is demanding and requires, on top of talent, a great affinity with expressive arts and a feeling for tradition as well as daring to experiment. You can enter into exchanges with other institutes in cities such as Berlin, Marseille or Vancouver to gain international work experience and... [-]

Bachelor in Interdisciplinary Arts

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The world is increasingly changing. Facing the prospect of a second collapse of the global economy, humanity is searching for a substainable economic, social and cultural plan to take us into the future. Classical boundaries between disciplines are [+]

Bachelors in Art History. The world is increasingly changing. Facing the prospect of a second collapse of the global economy, humanity is searching for a substainable economic, social and cultural plan to take us into the future. Classical boundaries between disciplines are no longer of any significance. Innovation is taken place in between borders of science, economics and arts. Do you want to be part of this future and be a ‘critical engaged artist’ of innovative and artistic concepts which combine entrepreneurial and social issues? Does your imagination go beyond the limits of science and arts? Do you think in terms of projects rather than classes? If so, iArts is the answer. iArts stands for interdisciplinary Arts, an intensive international three-year Bachelor’s programme for the creative and intelligent multitalented. It builds bridges between the arts, sciences, society and entrepreneurship. This hybrid is a joint initiative of the Maastricht Academy of Performing Arts, the Maastricht Academy of Music, the Academy of Fine Arts and Design at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University and Van Eyck. The programme is an exciting cross-over of artistic skills, academic reflection, research and entrepreneurship. They are connected in projects and seminars with a strong focus on today’s societal issues. This makes iArts the first bachelor’s programme in the Netherlands to link interdisciplinarity in the arts to academic scholarship and partners outside of the academy. Projects The iArts programme is a 4 year bachelor’s programme within 3... [-]

Bachelor in Conservation and Restoration

Polytechnic Institute of Tomar
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Portugal Tomar

The Conservation and Restoration programme offers a sound cultural, scientific and technological background enabling the students to contact with real situations in laboratory and on site. [+]

Objectives The Conservation and Restoration programme offers a sound cultural, scientific and technological background enabling the students to contact with real situations in laboratory and on site. This second-cycle programme was designed so as to develop in students a wide range of skills that will allow them to access the labour market and pursue postgraduate studies at master and doctoral level in circumstances similar to those offered by renowned European higher education institutions. Professional Goals The labour market is extremely varied including the safeguard, preservation and conservation/restoration of cultural assets in a wide range of sectors such as: central and local administration bodies, museums, museums, charitable organisations, foundations, monuments, palaces, churches, convents, archaeological sites, antiquaries, auctioneers, property carriers, property management companies, conservation and restoration property project offices and research laboratories. Graduates from this programme easily join the labour market in Portugal or abroad in the different conservation and restoration specialities. Learning outcomes Holders of a bachelor´s degree in Conservation and Restoration should be able to: understand the artistic object in its varied dimensions within its material, aesthetic, historical, sociological and cultural context; be familiar with the technical terminology and the scientific and ethical principles associated with conservation and restoration; identify the deterioration factors and consequent decay; undertake multidisciplinary studies in order to establish intervention methodologies; act on heritage assets with the supervision of a graduate conservator-restorer. [-]

Bachelor in Art History

Aquinas College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Grand Rapids

The Art department's mission is to train artists, art historians, and visual arts administrators, as well as to provide service courses for non-art majors. Through our courses, we aspire to build an appreciation for the rich interchange of images and ideas that can happen between art and other academic disciplines. [+]

Bachelors in Art History. Why Study Art? The Art department's mission is to train artists, art historians, and visual arts administrators, as well as to provide service courses for non-art majors. Through our courses, we aspire to build an appreciation for the rich interchange of images and ideas that can happen between art and other academic disciplines. Our graduates in art have been encouraged to consider their future professional role in the context of both the contemporary world and the historical world. Besides a reverence for art history, they have been taught appropriate skills of mind, hand, and eye. They have been helped to find the next steps in their life journey, and have been challenged to be the best they can be in their chosen specialty. How We're Different Small classes taught by nationally and internationally renowned faculty equates to individual attention and successful mentoring. Students have access to studios 24 hours a day, seven days a week which promotes independent visual exploration, fosters camaraderie and community among students, and encourages the work ethic needed for success in the visual arts. Each studio faculty member maintains an active studio, most have gallery affiliations, and all have successful national and/or international exhibition records. Art history faculty have proven records of success including publications and presentations at national and international venues, publications in peer-reviewed literature, and internationally competitive research grants and fellowships. Faculty and students have participated in ArtPrize by curating, publishing, and exhibiting and have included Overall Winner in 2010,... [-]

Bachelor in Heritage Studies

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Ireland Galway Mayo + 1 more

From the prehistoric past to modern museums, heritage embraces the wild environment, the landscape of the countryside, artistic achievement... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities in Heritage Studies

GMIT Castlebar Campus

From the prehistoric past to modern museums, heritage embraces the wild environment, the landscape of the countryside, artistic achievement and historical experience. Heritage is a leading concept in conservation and tourism, and it is also being increasingly integrated into regional and local planning for the benefit of communities. The programme has a broad appeal.

Programme Modules

Programme modules include the following:Earth Science, History, Rural Development, Folklore and Folklife, Language and Communications, Computer Applications, Society and Nature, Literature and Archaeology, Natural Environment, Topographical Writing, Ecology, Sustainable Tourism Management, Geographical Information Systems, Built Environment, Rural Tourism and Research Methods.... [-]


Bachelor in Study Art and Art History

McDaniel College Budapest
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The Studio Art/ Art History major provides students with the opportunity to develop their artistic and creative abilities while gaining a global perspective on the arts. A critical approach to art in its social, historical, and cultural context complements students’ own creative work and process. Students learn to describe, analyze, and interpret the form and content of works of art, while examining the significant movements of Western art as well as the secular and sacred art of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. At the same time, students acquire an array of techniques for their own artistic self-expression, ranging from two and three-dimensional design, to computer graphics and web design, photography, painting, and sculpture. Classes are small and involve close work with our professors, and students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to view historic and contemporary art in a Budapest, a major European art center. [+]

Bachelors in Art History. The Studio Art/ Art History major provides students with the opportunity to develop their artistic and creative abilities while gaining a global perspective on the arts. A critical approach to art in its social, historical, and cultural context complements students’ own creative work and process. Students learn to describe, analyze, and interpret the form and content of works of art, while examining the significant movements of Western art as well as the secular and sacred art of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. At the same time, students acquire an array of techniques for their own artistic self-expression, ranging from two and three-dimensional design, to computer graphics and web design, photography, painting, and sculpture. Classes are small and involve close work with our professors, and students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to view historic and contemporary art in a Budapest, a major European art center. Job and Further Study Opportunities Students completing the Studio Art and Art History major are equipped to continue their studies in well-known Masters of Fine Arts Programs, as well as Ph.D. programs in art history. They have entered the workplace as graphic and web designers, photographers and event organizers, able to bridge different visual cultures in the service of businesses, museums, schools, and marketing firms. Skills You Get Artistic & Creative Abilities Graphic & Web Design Analyzing Works of Art Photographing Courses Art of the Medieval World Italian Renaissance Art The Art of the Baroque in Northern Europe Romanticism and Impressionism... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts

School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Boston

The BFA program provides the opportunity to combine an in-depth, rigorous liberal arts education at Tufts University with intensive studio arts training at SMFA... [+]

Bachelor of Fine Arts

 

The BFA program provides the opportunity to combine an in-depth, rigorous liberal arts education at Tufts University with intensive studio arts training at SMFA. Students are considered to be fully enrolled at both schools, and graduate with a BFA degree from Tufts University. A wide array of art history courses taught by Tufts faculty are offered on the SMFA campus, allowing you to begin your academic studies while enrolled in a concentrated studio program. The studio curriculum in the BFA program is entirely elective; you are free to select the courses, faculty members and community resources deemed most important to your artistic development.Students in the Tufts BFA program who are interested in becoming an art teacher can apply to the MAT program in Art Education. This rigorous path of study is well-suited for artists who are interested in urban education and teaching in multicultural environments. Graduates of the BFA + MAT earn a degree from Tufts and are highly qualified for positions in the teaching field.In the BFA program, students complete 76 credits of studio art, plus 14 academic courses:... [-]


History of Art

Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

Education objectives 1) To acquire theoretical knowledge of the History of Art, both international and Portuguese, from Antiquity to contemporary times; 2) To master the concepts and basic methodologies of History of Art; 3) To acquire skills to analyse and identify works of art; [+]

Bachelors in Art History. Education objectives 1) To acquire theoretical knowledge of the History of Art, both international and Portuguese, from Antiquity to contemporary times; 2) To master the concepts and basic methodologies of History of Art; 3) To acquire skills to analyse and identify works of art; 4) To develop conceptual and critical abilities towards artistic objects and their contextualisation; 5) To acquire the ability to use knowledge of the History of Art for civic and social intervention; 6) To apply knowledge of the History of Art when reflecting upon the cultural identity of different societies; 7) To master appropriate knowledge of the History of Art to work within the fields of Museology and Heritage Studies. Access conditions Students may be admitted to Higher Education through the National Competition for Access to Higher Education, special competitions/regimes and entry systems, re-enrolment systems, course changes and transfers. To apply for access to higher education through the National Competition, students must fulfill the requirements described in DGES/Access to Higher Education. Degree pre-requisites Duration: 3 years/6 semesters. Students must perform 180 credits: 120 credits based in the compulsory curricular units, 30 credits to be chosen in a set of elective optionals and 30 credits undertaken in free-elective optionals or in a minor of another scientific area. Every semester, the student may not sign up in more than 30 credits, respecting the precedence when these have been set. At the beginning of each semester, students will be advised of the curricular units to carry... [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Minin University
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia Nizhny Novgorod

Dream to become a true master of pen? To have outstanding oratory skills and sear the hearts of men with righteous word? Are you in love with theater and have reviewed all the latest and classical productions? [+]

Major: "Verbal and Dramatic art pedagogy" Dream to become a true master of pen? To have outstanding oratory skills and sear the hearts of men with righteous word? Are you in love with theater and have reviewed all the latest and classical productions? Then this is the perfect direction for you! Students learn the art of eloquence, rhetoric and history of theater. Verbal and Dramatic art pedagogy - is not Fine Arts, not merely Drama classes, but above all is the study of the world by exploring the unique language of the scene. This means imagination and creativity, play and phantasy. Teaching future great actors is an equally great task that someone has to take. And so graduates of this profile may have a hand in teaching those stars-to-be! Where can I work after graduation: Graduates find work to their profile in theater groups, philharmonic societies, art galleries and fund; Academic and other on-Science and Research Institute (SRI); state and local government organizations; in the bodies of protection of cultural heritage; think tanks; in the public and government organizations information- analytical profile; in the media (including electronic); institutions primary and secondary education. [-]

Bachelor in Art Education

Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

The Art Education programme equips students with the critical thinking skills, technical knowledge and ability to transfer knowledge of the visual arts in a formal educational environment. [+]

Bachelor in Art Education

The Art Education programme equips students with the critical thinking skills, technical knowledge and ability to transfer knowledge of the visual arts in a formal educational environment. Students are enabled to become agents of change in the local and international education systems and are challenged and supported to excel in an extremely demanding and incredibly rewarding career as a teacher. Art Education majors take courses in a range of studio areas. The focus of their programme is on professional studies, with emphasis on producing committed educators.

ADMISSIONS CRITERIA:

Minimum FIVE (5) CXC subjects with grades 1 to 3 (grade 3 after 1998) or minimum FIVE (5) G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with grades A to C. Be at least 17 years old at the time of admission. English Language at the CXC/G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is compulsory for all applicants. Visual Arts at the CXC/ G.C.E. Level (or equivalent) is advantageous to applicants. PORTFOLIO: Applicants are required to submit a portfolio of original work for evaluation. The portfolio should consist of not less than fifteen (15) pieces of recent artwork, i.e., drawings done from observation, including landscape, still life, self-portrait or figure drawing. Slides or photographs are accepted from overseas applicants. ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants can register for the TOEFL examinations at www.ets.org/toefl. [-]