Art History Concentration Program Information
Department of Art & Design
PO Box 70708
Johnson City, TN 37614
The Department of Art & Design recommends this degree for those students seeking a solid liberal arts education with a specialization in art history. The student may continue toward the M.A. or Ph.D. in art history after earning a B.A. degree in art with an art history concentration.
B.A. degree students are encouraged to discuss career options with an advisor. The B. A. in Art with an Art History concentration requires a minor. Consult with the Department of Art & Design for assignment of appropriate advisor. It is essential that all students work closely with their advisors in selecting classes and the required minor. Grades in Art applied to the major must be “C” or above.
Students studying for a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree are required to complete a foreign language course numbered 2020 or above with a grade of “C-” or better; French or German is recommended for art history students. Students must also complete one 3-credit Non-United States History course. (See the College of Arts and Sciences B.A. degree requirements .)
Students with 0-59 earned credit hours:
Contact the Center for Advisement and Student Excellence (CASE) to schedule an appointment with your advisor. Visit the CASE website (http://www.etsu.edu/cas/case/) or call (423) 439-5602.
Students with 60 or more earned credit hours:
Contact your designated faculty advisor:
Dr. Scott Contreras-Koterbay
206 Yoakley Hall
Dr. Vida Hull
309 Ball Hall
Dr. Peter Pawlowicz
310 Ball Hall
Transfer students majoring in Art History should contact Dr. Scott Contreras-Koterbay for advising as soon as possible. This will ensure that the student’s previous work will be coordinated efficiently with ETSU requirements.
For general information about the department or courses, contact Mira Gerard, Chair [email@example.com; (423) 439-4247].
College of Arts and Sciences B.A. Degree Requirements
Students majoring in the College of Arts and Sciences must meet the following requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. Some requirements must be taken in addition to the General Education Core, whereas others specify which courses from the General Education Core must be taken.
||Completion of a foreign language course numbered 2020 or above with a grade of C- or better * **
||Specified General Education Core: MATH 1530 or MATH 1910
||3 credit hours
||International Students whose native language is not English, and whose admission to ETSU requires them to take a standardized test of English as a foreign language (e.g., TOEFL), may substitute scores that meet the admission requirements for the foreign language requirement.
||Consult the Literature and Language Department’s placement policy listed at www.etsu.edu/cas/litlang/documents/foreignlanguagerequirement.pdf and in the listing for Foreign Languages in this catalog.
General Education Requirements: 41 - 42 Credit Hours
Listed below are the categories and courses specified under East Tennessee State University Board of Trustees General Education Requirements. Note that certain courses are required for this degree, specific to this major. Thus, these courses will satisfy both a General Education requirement AND a requirement of this major. (Other majors may require different General Education courses.) Where specific courses are required for this major, only those courses are listed under the category. If there are no specific major requirements for a category, all course options appear.
Humanities and Fine Arts
9 credits, consisting of 3 credits of literature, 3 credits of fine arts, and 3 credits of humanities electives.
Students will enroll in the appropriate general education math course during their first calendar year of enrollment at ETSU. Students required to complete learning support in mathematics must enroll in a learning support-designated section (L01-L99) of MATH 1530 during their first 15 hours at ETSU (not including summer) unless they are also required to complete learning support in reading or writing. Students needing learning support in reading or writing in addition to learning support in math should enroll in MATH 1530-Lxx immediately upon completing their other learning support requirements. Additional information may be found on the University Advisement Center website www.etsu.edu/uac/learningsupport/
Complete one of the following:
B.A. Foreign Language Requirements
The Bachelor of Arts degree requires completion of at least one foreign language course with a number of 2020 or higher with a grade of at least C-. Students may need prerequisites that could include courses numbered 1010, 1020, and/or 2010 to prepare for success in 2020.