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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Art History

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Department Art
College Arts & Humanities
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Degree Type(s) BA
Program Description The Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History is a thorough liberal arts degree that provides students with a general knowledge of major artists, styles, and monuments of both West ern and non-Western art. Writing and reading assignments within the courses and the Art History Senior Thesis will further critical thinking, analysis, and knowledge of theory and methods. Knowledge of at least one foreign language will enable students to use primary source materials in their further career. The core requirements in studio will give students insights into the creative process.
Admission Requirements Admission to major is granted by the department. Minimum university admission requirements are:
  • a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
  • a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 (C)
Other Requirements Students pursuing a B.A. must earn 8 credits in a foreign language and complete 18-24 credits in a minor subject area as part of their degree program. Students applying for admission to the art history major must complete ART 101 or 100 and ART 260 or 261, and at least one elective studio course.
Academic Bulletin A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.
Program Contact Information Department of Art
136 Nelson Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-6412
Fax: 507-389-2816
College Advising College of Arts & Humanities Advising
Student Relations Coordinator
226B Armstrong Hall

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