Art History - BA

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an ability to define and carry out a major research project and to apply appropriate art historical methods, including analyses of the biases, methodologies, and strength of scholarly sources.

  2. Demonstrate an ability to present results of research in oral format and an awareness of the different approaches required by various presentation media and audiences.

  3. Demonstrate an ability to apply a variety of methodological approaches to art, including resources, bibliography, and both traditional and new approaches or theories.

  4. Demonstrate an ability to articulate the ethical dimension of the decisions relating to the study, display, discovery, and utilization of art and artifacts.

  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the cultural context in which an artwork is produced.  Be able to recognize meaning in the visual arts and to relate this to culture and period.