2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog/Student Handbook 
    Feb 09, 2023  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog/Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art, Art History Concentration, B.A.

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For Art majors interested in a career in Art Criticism, Museum work or preparation for graduate study in Art History, the Art History concentration (18 additional credits) offers broad-based training in Western and Non-Western Art.

Requirements for Art Majors

One of the following:


* Students completing Art Teacher Licensure Programs must take ART 0108  Introduction to Computer Graphics as one of their two art electives.

Art majors are required to take ART 0106  and ART 0107 , to satisfy the Appreciation of the Arts requirement of the common core.

Art majors must complete a minimum of 27 credits of course work within the Art Department at Westfield State. Students are advised to consult their advisors for information on course sequencing and general core requirements.

Art majors intending to pursue graduate work beyond their major are advised to take additionally recommended studio courses of their choice. It is also advisable to include more than the minimum requirements in Art History.

Art History Concentration for Art Majors

  • Art Studio Elective Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • 200-Level Art Class: 3
  • 300-Level Art History Course Work: 9

Additional Graduation Requirements

All students must meet the University Graduation Requirements  and complete a common core of studies, distributed among the different academic areas as detailed in the Common Core  .

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