The Art History Discipline

  • Art, BA requires 120 credit hours.
  • 36 of 120 credit hours must be taken at 300 level or higher.
  • Must have a 2.0 GPA in major, minor, and overall.
  • No more than 6 credit hours of HPE may count in degree requirements.
  • 12 of the last 18 credit hours must be taken at UAH, with an overall 25% of coursework taken at UAH.
  • No more than 60 credit hours from a two-year school can be applied toward a UAH degree. 
  • All double counting of classes must be approved through the AHSS Advising Office.
  • For graduation application instructions, see here.
Area I: Freshman Composition3-6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING I W/STUDIO
COLLEGE WRITING II
ACCELERATED COLLEGE WRITING
HONORS ENGLISH SEMINAR
Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts*12
Fine Arts3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature3-6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL I
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL 2
MYTHOLOGY
Humanities and Fine Arts3-6
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:RUSSIAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:GERMAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG: JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTERM FORGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WORLDS
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Area III: Mathematics and Sciences11-12
Mathematics3-4
NATURE OF MATHEMATICS
ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA & TRIG
MATH PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS
CALCULUS A
Natural Sciences (Lab)8
SURVEY OF ASTRONOMY
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
EXPLORING THE COSMOS II
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
GENERAL, ORGANIC, BIOCHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
WEATHER, CLIMATE & GLOBAL CHNG
CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
Area IV: History and Social and Behavioral Sciences*12
History3-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Sciences6-9
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO TO CRIMINOLOGY
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

* Take either 1 EH (Area II) + 2 HY (Area IV) <OR> 2 EH (Area II) + 1 HY (Area IV). In Area V, take no more than six hours in a single discipline from Areas II, III, or IV.   Area V should cover a breadth of disciplinary study.

 
Pre-Professional Courses19
9 hours will be courses shared with the ARH major and may not also be used in Area II of the GER
Any WLC 101, 102, 201 or 202
7 hours pre-professional electives which can be chosen from the above categories of Humanities, History, Literature, and Fine Arts.  These are additional courses that were not taken to fulfill the categories above.
Art History Lower Division Requirements 24
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
Any two 100-level ARS courses
One 200-level ARS course
Art History Upper Division Requirements24
Art History Courses:3
CONTEMPORARY ART & ISSUES
Select five additional ARH courses at the 300+ level or above from the following:15
ANCIENT GREEK ART
MEDIEVAL ART
RENAISSANCE ART
TWENTIETH CENTURY ART
ANCIENT ROMAN ART
COLLAPSE OF CIVILIZATIONS
IMPRESSIONISM & POST-IMP
NINETEENTH CENTURY ART
PHILOSOPHY OF ART
SPECIAL TOPICS IN ART HY
INDEPENDENT STUDY
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HISTORY
Senior Thesis:3
SENIOR THESIS
Art Studio Courses:3
One 300-level ARS course, corresponding to 200-level taken above 1,2
Minor18+
Elective Courses
Elective hours vary by student, please see advisor.
Total Semester Hours120
Year 1
FallSemester Hours
EH 101COLLEGE WRITING I 3
MA 1XX  3
ARH 101ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN 3
ARS 160DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS 3
FYE 101CHARGER SUCCESS 1
 Term Semester Hours: 13
Spring
EH 102COLLEGE WRITING II 3
Science w/Lab  4
ARH 103ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS 3
ARS 123TWO-DIMENSIONAL DES/COLOR TH 3
  or ARS 140  or THREE-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 
Area II GER Class  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 2
Fall
Foreign Language Class  3
Science w/Lab  4
HY 103WORLD HISTORY TO 1500 3
ARH 100ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL 3
ARH 309CONTEMPORARY ART ISSUES 3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
EH 2XX  3
ARS 2XX  3
HY 104WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500 3
ARH 3XX  3
Minor Class  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Year 3
Fall
TH 122THEATRE APPRECIATION 3
ARH 3XX  3
ARS 3XX  3
Minor Class  3
Minor Class  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
Area IV GER  3
ARH 3XX  3
ARH 3XX  3
Minor Class  3
Minor Class  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Year 4
Fall
Area II GER  3
ARH 3XX  3
Area V GER  3
Minor Class  3
Minor Class  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
Area IV GER  3
ARH 400SENIOR THESIS 3
Area V GER  3
Area V GER  3
Elective  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
 Total Semester Hours: 120