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Academic Program Guide

Art History

ACADEMIC MAP (Effective Summer 2024 and after)

*Please Note: Face-to-face/in-person instruction of this program is available ONLY at the main campus in Tallahassee, FL. This program is NOT available via Online/Distance Learning.*

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area and diversity requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major. Missing milestones will result in one of two types of map registration stops. The first level (Degree Map Off-track) is placed following grade posting if the student has missed a milestone (course and/or GPA) for the first time in the major. If a student is in non-compliance with milestones for two (2) consecutive semesters (excluding summers), a Major Change Required stop is placed on the student's registration.

To complete a major in Art History, a student will need 39 hours of coursework in art history with grades of C or better, and 6 hours of coursework in studio art with grades of C or better.

Mapping Coordinator: Eddie Page

Sample Schedule and Required Milestones by Term

Sample Schedule: Term 1 hrs
ENC1101 Freshman Composition3
1st GE Core Mathematics3
GE History3
GE Natural Science3
Required Milestones: Term 1
Complete ENC1101 ( ≥ C minus )
FSU GPA ≥ 2.0
Sample Schedule: Term 2 hrs
ENC2135 Research, Genre, and Context 3
2nd GE Mathematics or Statistics3
GE Core Social Science3
GE Core Natural Science w/Lab4
Required Milestones: Term 2
Complete ENC2135 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete 1st GE Mathematics course ( ≥ C minus )
FSU GPA ≥ 2.0
Sample Schedule: Term 3 hrs
ARH2050 Intro. to History and Criticism of Art I: Pre-historic through Medieval3
ARH 2814 Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age (meets Digital Literacy requirement)3
GE Social Science3
Elementary Foreign Language I4
GE Core Ethics3
Required Milestones: Term 3
FSU GPA ≥ 2.0
Complete 2nd GE Mathematics or Statistics course ( ≥ C minus )
Sample Schedule: Term 4 hrs
ARH2051 Intro. to History and Criticism of Art II: Renaissance through Modern3
Oral communication Course3
Elementary Foreign Language II4
Required Milestones: Term 4
See Academic Advisor in Art History
FSU GPA ≥ 2.0
Sample Schedule: Term 5 hrs
ARH xxxx World Arts Course3
ARH Advanced Course3
ARH Advanced Course3
Intermediate Foreign Language 4
Required Milestones: Term 5
FSU GPA ≥ 2.0
Complete ARH2050 and ARH2051 or equivalent Course
Complete First Advanced ARH Course
Civic Literacy requirement
Sample Schedule: Term 6 hrs
ARH Advanced Course3
ARH xxxx World Arts Course3
Required Milestones: Term 6
FSU GPA ≥ 2.0
Complete Third Advanced ARH Course
Complete First Studio Art
Must start foreign language, if needed
Sample Schedule: Term 7 hrs
ARH Advanced Course3
ARH Advanced Course3
ARH 4800 Methods of Art Criticism 3
Required Milestones: Term 7
Complete Fifth Advanced ARH Course
Complete departmental pre-graduation check
FSU GPA ≥ 2.0
Complete Second Studio Art course
Sample Schedule: Term 8 hrs
ARH Advanced Course3
ARH 4800 Methods of Art Criticism 3
Required Milestones: Term 8
Complete Art History coursework and seminar requirement
Minimum overall GPA of ≥ 2.0
Apply for Graduation in 1st two weeks

Employment Information
Representative Job titles Related to this Major: Baccalaureate level- Antiquarian Book Trade, Art Advisor, Art Gallery, Art Investment, Artist Representative, Arts Organization, Consultant, Freelance Collection Manager, Freelance Writing, Governmental Agencies, Museum Work, Publishing, Teacher(high school). With further study- Architectural Conservation, Art Law, Art Librarian, Corporate Curator, Curatorial Consultant, Preservation and Conservation, Teacher/Researcher(College/University), Visual Resource Center, Local, State and Federal Government.

International Opportunities: International study is available for all students and may include opportunities for internships or taking course work towards various majors and minors. International study may have an impact on the MAP; therefore, it is important to consult with the academic advisor before participating. Interested students can find information about international study, research, internships, and service opportunities at:

This Map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between the University and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. The University specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any Map at any time within the student’s period of study at the University.

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