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Art History

Bachelor of Arts

Align your passion with your purpose.  

Are you a highly analytical person with a heightened appreciation for history, culture, and the arts? Combine your critical thinking skills with your passion for the arts by pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Art History at Regis. 

The art history program at Regis University offers students an opportunity to develop a knowledge and understanding of visual culture throughout history. It introduces students to the intrinsic qualities of artistic images and artifacts and considers the conditions of their production and viewing, their functions and meanings, and the roles they play in recording and shaping people, perceptions, events, and cultures. Regis College takes seriously its role in preparing students to face the contradictory demands of an ever more visually-oriented world. Consequently, it emphasizes an understanding of the ways that images provide insights into the diverse and profound interests of peoples and cultures.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Cost of Attendance

Sample Art History Classes

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FAA 330: Design Foundation

Covers foundation concepts of two-dimensional and three-dimensional design.

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FAHS 212: Art History Survey

Examines the style, content, & context of works of art from the Renaissance to now.

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FAHS 408E-W: Art History Themes

A revolving seminar examining specialized topics in art history.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.A. Art History program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Art History Career Paths

Art Consulting

Art Consultants work with clients and invest in pieces of artwork on their client's behalf. Art Consultants are typically employed by invididuals or business looking to acquire pieces for their collections.

Art Conservation and Restoration

Careers in Art Conservation and Restoration involve refurbishing murals and mosaics, refurbishing broken ceramics, cleaning paintings and managing collection's of art for museums and art galleries.

Artist Representation

Artist Representatives are responsible for the promotion of artists, creators and performers and are responsible for negotiating contracts and agreements in the best interest of their clients.

Jesuit Tradition

Choose Jesuit Education

Regis University follows in the heritage of the Jesuit Catholic order, prioritizing the development of the whole person while preparing you for the modern world. Learn more about our tradition of excellence and the benefits of a Jesuit education.

How to Apply

To apply to the B.A. Art History program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Essay
  • One letter of recommendation

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition: $39,260/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,309/credit hour

Tuition does not include fees, room and board or personal expenses. For full cost of attendance information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

| Incoming Freshmen: April 15
International Students: July 1
Transfer Students: August 1

Incoming Freshmen: Dec 1
International Students: Nov 1
Transfer Students: Dec 1

A Culture of Excellence

The Bachelor of Arts in Art History is offered by the Fine and Performing Arts department within Regis College.