The Bachelor of Arts in art history through ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is one of few online art history programs offered nationwide. The ASU Online Art History BA is a comprehensive degree designed to engage you with visuality in a variety of ways. The program provides a high-quality art history education and will prepare you for a life-long career.
Next start date: 05/18/2020
Total classes: 39
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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As an art history major, you'll be offered a diverse curriculum that fosters critical understanding of the aesthetics, production, patronage and consumption of art. Courses examine art history from a wide variety of cultures, time periods, and geographies through multiple approaches and methodologies. Herberger’s internationally recognized faculty members collectively hold a broad base of art history knowledge, providing a remarkable educational experience.
Graduates in art history at the bachelor's level find employment opportunities in commercial art galleries, art publications and museums. Career options include positions such as arts managers, archivists, curators, fine artists, museum technicians and conservators, and art, drama, and music teachers.
Students who complete the art history degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts has a tradition of top-ranked undergraduate and graduate programs from a combination of disciplines. These range from the arts, media and engineering to film, dance and theatre. The institute trains artists and designers to leverage their creativity and problem solving to advance culture, build community and transform society.
internationally recognized faculty members.
programs in arts, media and engineering, design, film, dance and theatre, and music.
among fine arts schools in the nation, ahead of Cornell University, Parsons School of Design and the University of California.