ART HISTORY - M.A.

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Program Description

The Master of Arts degree in Art History emphasizes obtaining a comprehensive view of world art and specializing in one area for the thesis. Specializations may include contemporary African, medieval, Renaissance, early modern, modern, American or contemporary art and critical theory.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the diverse character of visual and performative art traditions from a diversity of historic and cultural traditions.
  2. Demonstrate advanced knowledge in a particular period of art or a particular non-Western culture.
  3. Engage with and develop a variety of arguments relevant to particular art historical projects.
  4. Demonstrate skills in written and oral discourse.
  5. Observe, describe and interpret art objects, events and concepts within a cultural context.
  6. Access and utilize relevant primary and secondary source material in diverse formats, including digital technology.
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The College of the Arts is a vibrant arena of study and professional practice encompassing the visual, performing, and design arts. Our concert halls, theatres, and galleries bring the creative collab ... Read More

The College of the Arts is a vibrant arena of study and professional practice encompassing the visual, performing, and design arts. Our concert halls, theatres, and galleries bring the creative collaboration of students and faculty to the mainstream of campus cultural life. In our facilities, integrated learning experiences and research blend professional practice and academic investigation. Internships and other off-campus experiences enhance career entry. Read less