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Art: Concentration Art History

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Why Study Art History

Art History will build visual skills, critical reasoning, and prepare students for careers in curation in art galleries and museums.

The ideal student has an interest in interpreting visual culture and connecting it to the societies that created it. Art History students will also gain experience making art in order to better understand what they see. Students will also take some coursework in modern languages.

APSU houses the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts which brings great speakers and exhibiting artists that students are able to meet and assist with installing exhibitions. Students will take 3 classes in 2 art disciplines to have some depth of study in art making. Students have opportunities to study abroad in Italy, or complete up to two internships at regional museums and galleries.

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Sample Course Plan and General Education Requirements

Art History Sample 4 Year Plan

General Education Core