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Art History

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

College: College of Liberal Arts & Communication

Department: Art + Design


Students in art develop insight, sensitivity, and perception toward all aspects of nature while building individual expressive responses. Aesthetic and functional values, creative ideas, and media skills are developed through instructional guidance and applied experience in the studio and classroom. Some of the courses listed here may involve field trips to Memphis Brooks Museum, The Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock, or other regional art collections.

The Bachelor of Arts degree provides a liberal arts-fine arts education, allowing students to pursue their interest in art history. The BA with an art history emphasis is a suitable beginning for a student planning to work toward an advanced degree in art history.


Students enrolled in this program must take specific courses to meet General Education requirements.

Curriculum and degree requirements can be found in the most current Undergraduate Bulletin.

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  • Admission Process

    Entering Freshman

    If you are an entering college Freshman, please visit the Undergraduate Admissions website to apply to A-State.

    Transfer Students

    Transfer students should first visit the Undergraduate Admissions website to apply to A-State. Transfer students should submit a portfolio prior to enrollment in the A-State Art Department courses. Transfer review provides an opportunity for students joining us from other programs to acquire a realistic assessment of their status in relation to our program.

Accredited by NASAD

NASAD LogoArkansas State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.