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Art History

administrative contact

James Froemel
Recruitment Specialist
phone: 304-293-4339

program contact

James Froemel
Recruitment Specialist
phone: 304-293-4339

Program Details

Program Description

The Bachelor of Arts in Art History provides a foundation in the history of art and architecture in its cultural and theoretical context. School of Art and Design courses in Art History introduce tools for the making and analysis of art, including the history of works of art, the language of art, and the cultural context for works of art.

WVU is the only public or private institution in West Virginia that offers a BA in art history.

Career Profile

Art History graduates can find employment in a variety of fields ranging from business to education. Their broad background allows them to work in a variety of different professions and careers.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

WVU is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.