Bachelor's Degree in Art History in North America

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Bachelor degrees from accredited colleges and universities can be important stepping-stones toward a successful career.The most common type of undergraduate program is a bachelor's degree, usually awarded after four years of successful study

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Bachelor of Arts

Allegheny College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Meadville

The Art Department’s programs are designed to develop a broad intellectual grounding in the traditions of the visual arts through an understanding of Studio Art practice and Art History, coupled with knowledge from other disciplines. Students learn to discriminate between the processes of production, interpretation, and evaluation, and to think creatively about all aspects of artistic problem solving. Through the examination and creation of original works of Art, students learn to contextualize artworks, and understand the relationships between praxis, theory, and history. [+]

Bachelors in Art History in North America 2017. Bachelor of Arts The Art Department’s programs are designed to develop a broad intellectual grounding in the traditions of the visual arts through an understanding of Studio Art practice and Art History, coupled with knowledge from other disciplines. Students learn to discriminate between the processes of production, interpretation, and evaluation, and to think creatively about all aspects of artistic problem solving. Through the examination and creation of original works of Art, students learn to contextualize artworks, and understand the relationships between praxis, theory, and history. ART MAJORS Studio Art Progresses from broad exploration of visual art toward specialization in a chosen medium. Art History The visual heritage of Western art and architecture, progressing from surveys (Ancient, Renaissance, American, etc.) to a substantial original research project. Art and Technology An interdisciplinary major shared between the Communication Arts and Art Departments that explores connections between photography, video, and computer art. Double and self-designed majors encouraged. Minor Programs Studio Art • Art History Special minors such as Art & the Environment and Medieval & Renaissance Studies may be considered. Department Facts Distinctions Individualized attention, close student-faculty relationships. Opportunities to integrate art with other disciplines: recent double majors include studio art/physics; studio art/biology; studio art/math; studio art/environmental science; art history/English. Senior Projects demonstrate to employers and graduate schools the ability to define and complete a comprehensive original assignment. Special balance between depth in the major and breadth of overall programs. Important integration of studio art and art history in the curriculum. Upper-level seminars that encourage students to examine art’s connection with politics, economics, and society. Key Benefits Appreciation of the imaginative, expressive range of visual arts. Firm grounding in the fundamentals of art and art history. Understanding of the theoretical and technical issues in the production and interpretation of art. First-hand knowledge of how artists and art historians develop and explore topics. Understanding of the processes and effects of visual communication. Ability to apply critical thinking skills across disciplines. Learning Outcomes Students who successfully complete a major in Art: Studio or Art and Technology will: Actively engage in the production of a body of work that demonstrates conceptual sophistication while also conveying meaning, investigating human experiences, and integrating knowledge from other disciplines and cultural contexts. Make original works of art that demonstrate effective use of design principles, creative problem-solving, and appropriate craftsmanship and technique, in a range of mediums. Interpret and critically evaluate art and media, in writing and in speech, from an informed perspective by carrying out relevant research, contextualizing and interpreting relevant works. Exhibit familiarity with the works and intentions of major artists/designers and movements of the past and the present, both Western and global, and familiarity with contemporary art and critical theory. Develop professional practices through the exhibition of their work in a gallery setting, documentation of work in a portfolio, and proposal writing. Students who successfully complete a minor in Studio Art will: Actively engage in the production of a body of work that demonstrates conceptual sophistication while also conveying meaning, investigating human experiences, and integrating knowledge from other disciplines and cultural contexts. Make original works of art that demonstrate effective use of design principles, creative problem-solving, and appropriate craftsmanship and technique, with focus on one medium. Interpret and critically evaluate art and media, in writing and in speech, from an informed perspective by carrying out relevant research, contextualizing and interpreting relevant works. Exhibit familiarity with the works and intentions of major artists/designers and movements of the twentieth century and with contemporary art and critical theory. Develop professional skills, such as exhibition of their work in a gallery setting, documentation of work in a portfolio, and proposal writing. Students completing a major in Art History will be able to: Demonstrate a general knowledge of the monuments and principal artists of all major art periods of the past, including a broad understanding of the art of the twentieth century; acquaintance with the art history of non-Western cultures, knowledge in greater depth and precision of several cultures and periods in the history of art; a concentration in at least one area at an advanced seminar level; and study of theory and criticism using a variety of analytical critical approaches. Utilize tools and techniques of scholarship, including writing in various formats; speaking in various formats, using appropriate presentation technology; research methods, proper citation methods and legal use of reproductions of imagery, and production of a senior project that considers a single work of art or a narrowly defined body of works in their historical context, analyzed from a distinctive authorial point of view based upon critical and theoretical insights. Integrate and apply knowledge from other disciplines and cultural contexts, including a general knowledge of world history. Adequate mastery of at least one foreign language to support research through the reading of primary source materials is highly recommended. Demonstrate a functional knowledge of the creative process, normally accomplished through one or more foundation or other studio courses. Students completing a minor in Art History will be able to: Demonstrate a general knowledge of the monuments and principal artists of all major art periods of the past, including a broad understanding of the art of the twentieth century; acquaintance with the art history of non-Western cultures; knowledge in greater depth and precision of one period in the history of art; work at an advanced seminar level; and study of theory and criticism using a variety of analytical critical approaches. Utilize tools and techniques of scholarship, including writing in various formats; speaking in various formats, using appropriate presentation technology; research methods, proper citation methods and legal use of reproductions of imagery. Demonstrate a functional knowledge of the creative process, normally accomplished through one or more foundation or other studio courses. Opportunities Allegheny’s Center for Economic and Environmental Development (CEED) sponsors arts and the environment community development art projects. Each project provides paid summer internships for four to six students annually. Student Art Society holds annual activities including unjuried student exhibitions, a Beaux Arts Ball, and field trips. Department-sponsored lecture series, often in conjunction with gallery exhibitions: recent speakers have included artists Christo & Jeanne-Claude; Thomas B. Armstrong, director of the Andy Warhol Museum; and Madeleine Grynsztejn, curator at the San Francisco Museum of Art. Workshops: Recent workshops have focused on art careers, handbuilt ceramics, papermaking, and non-traditional drawing techniques. Field trips: Nearby resources include the Albright-Knox Gallery (Buffalo), the Carnegie Museum (Pittsburgh), the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Erie Art Museum. Meadville Council on the Arts hosts nine regional artists’ exhibits annually. “Signs & Flowers,” a site-specific public art installation created in collaboration with PennDOT; visit ceed.allegheny.edu to view this project. Art education programs with the University of Pittsburgh and Columbia University 3/2 arts management program with Carnegie Mellon’s John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management Experiential Learning Internships Art teaching internship: Carnegie Museum (Pittsburgh) Center for Economic and Environmental Development (CEED) Cleveland School of the Arts Erie Art Museum Johnson-Shaw Stereoscopic Museum Meadville Council on the Arts (MCA) Meadville Historical Society (Baldwin-Reynolds House) The French Creek Project, Meadville, Pa. The Meadville Tribune Vision Media Group, Meadville, Pa. Gallery and art store work-study employment Department research and laboratory assistantships MCA invites student-curated shows as part of art historical research projects [-]

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. ... [-]


2+2 Bachelors Program in Liberal Arts

The National Management School
Campus Full time 4 years July 2017 India Chennai USA Albany + 2 more

Get an American Bachelor’s Degree the 2+2 way! The 2+2 American Bachelor’s Degree is offered in India by The National Management School, in collaboration with Broward College, Florida. After completing the 2-year AA program at NMS, students can transfer to ANY American university to complete their bachelor’s degree and their liberal arts education. <strong>The AA Program is a general liberal arts program that will enable the student to transfer into any program at the bachelor’s degree level.</strong> [+]

Bachelors in Art History in North America 2017. 2+2 Bachelors Program in Liberal Arts Get an American Bachelor’s Degree the 2+2 way! The 2+2 American Bachelor’s Degree is offered in India by The National Management School, in collaboration with Broward College, Florida. After completing the 2-year AA program at NMS, students can transfer to ANY American university to complete their bachelor’s degree and their liberal arts education. The AA Program is a general liberal arts program that will enable the student to transfer into any program at the bachelor’s degree level. [-]

Dual Degree Program BFA + BA/BS

School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 USA Boston

The Dual Degree program is a unique dual degree program offered in conjunction with Tufts University. This demanding program is specifically designed... [+]

Dual Degree Program BFA + BA/BS

Since 1876, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has been educating artists by providing them with the respect and freedom they need to develop.

At SMFA, you'll find exceptional teachers who are expert mentors as well as working artists. You'll find cutting-edge art-making, enviable relationshipswith our degree-granting partner institution Tufts University and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and an extraordinary heritage of launching great artists.

Each of our programs has its own emphasis, but each resounds with the intensity that comes from the exploration of ideas by a community of nearly1,000 artists.The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston currently offers:... [-]


Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program

School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Boston

The one-year Post-Baccalaureate Certificate offers an intensive year of studio art study and practice, closely advised and supported by SMFA faculty. The... [+]

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program

The one-year Post-Baccalaureate Certificate offers an intensive year of studio art study and practice, closely advised and supported by SMFA faculty. The program is ideal for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree and want to immerse themselves in intensive studio artmaking.Whether you have recently graduated or are changing careers, the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate provides excellent preparation for graduate degree study in art or for professional practice as an artist. You design an individualized studio art curriculum. You may experiment across media or focus intensely on one discipline. SMFA faculty will provide you with instruction, support, advice and encouragement throughout your course of study. In frequent individual consultations, instructors will critique your work and guide your development. Every week, you’ll come together with your classmates in a seminar that guides your progress, builds camaraderie and fosters artistic growth. You’ll also go on field trips and attend lectures by visiting artists, museum curators, gallery directors, collectors and critics.In your independent studio work you’ll develop your art and your process. Each semester, you’ll present the accumulated work of that semester to be assessed for studio credits at Review Boards.The Post-Baccalaureate program attracts applicants from a wide range of backgrounds. Some Post- Baccalaureate students are recent college graduates seeking a year of intensive studio education before beginning independent work as artists. Others come to initiate professional art practice after working in a different field.Still others are working artists whoseek to expand their skills or explore new media.Completion of the Post- Baccalaureate Certificate prepares students for a variety of paths.Some choose to continue their studies in the SMFA’s Studio Diploma program, entering at the fourth year level. Others go on to graduate degree programs, such as the MFA. Many participate as fellows in professional artists’ residencies. Whether immediately, or after further formal study, most graduates sustain professional practice as artists.... [-]


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:... [-]