Bachelor of Arts in Art - Plan III (Art History)

Requirements (89 units)

Total units required for graduation: 180

This program is designed for the student with a strong professional interest in art history or museum work who may wish to pursue graduate studies.

Requirements for the B.A. in Art - Plan III (Program Code: ARTH)

Lower-division requirements (35)
ART 120Introduction to Two Dimensional Design4
ART 121Introduction to Three Dimensional Design4
ART 122Introduction to Drawing and Life Drawing4
ART 123Introduction to Art and Technology4
ART 125Freshman Seminar: Art and Society I2
ART 221Art History: Prehistoric Times through the Middle Ages4
ART 222Art History: Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania4
ART 223Art History: Renaissance to the Present4
ART 291Beginning Digital Photography5
Upper-division requirements (42)
History of Art24
Six courses consisting of two four-unit courses chosen from each of the following three groups (A, B and C). ART 410 may be credited where applicable with the consent of the chair of the Art Department.
Group A:
Gender and Identity in the Visual Arts
Greek and Roman Art
Arts of the Ancient Near East and Egypt
Renaissance Art
Baroque and Rococo Art
Group B:
Art of the United States to the End of the Nineteenth Century
History of Graphic Design
History of Animation
History of Photography
Art from 1900 to the Present
Nineteenth Century European Art
Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism
Group C:
Asian Art
The Art of Indigenous Peoples
Native North American Art
Pre-Columbian Art
Mexican Art
Chicano Art
Upper-division studio art courses (Note: Some courses listed require lower division prerequisites.)
Two five-unit courses chosen from:10
Advanced Drawing and Life Drawing
Intermediate Woodworking and Furniture Design
Printing Production
Digital Image Editing
Web Design
Advanced Digital Image Editing
Interactive Multimedia Design
Animation and Web Motion-Graphics
Intermediate Painting
Advanced Painting
Interactive and Motion-Graphic
Intermediate Sculpture
Advanced Scuplture
Intermediate Ceramics
Advanced Ceramics
Intermediate Printmaking
Advanced Printmaking
Topics in Studio Art
Advanced Woodworking and Design
Intermediate Glass
Installation Art
Computer Animation: 3D Modeling
Computer Animation: Character Modeling
Digital Motion Imaging
Sound Design for Multimedia
Video Art
Digital Lighting
Intermediate Photography
New Genres
Dynamic Web Site Design
Public Art
Advanced Glass
Advanced Photography
ART 415Senior Seminar: Art and Society II2
ART 416Senior Project2
ART 525Seminar in Art History4
Foreign language requirement (12)
Twelve units or three quarters of one foreign language or equivalent proficiency. 12
Total Units89