BA in Art History


KCAD’s Bachelor of Arts in Art History degree program offers a critical investigation into both the history of art and the history of design, with an added option of focused studio experiences.

You'll develop a deep understanding of creativity as a cultural and social force, learning to analyze works of art/design and art/design scholarship while developing the ability to write with insight and clarity. As a graduate, you'll emerge from the program ready to pursue a wide variety of careers and prepared to place art and design in a cross-cultural, global framework.





View the KCAD College Catalog for a list of current courses:


Karen Carter, Ph.D.

Art reveals insights into the culture of a nation or group, the attitudes of a time period, even the nature of a struggle or a conflict. Thus, as an art historian you ll concern yourself not just with art production and art objects, but also with cultural and aesthetic issues, which opens a wide variety of career opportunities.

You ll be ready upon graduation to continue your education in art history or related fields, or to enter into employment in museum, publication, or similar work. The increasingly digital nature of the modern world is opening many more national and international career options for Art History majors.




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