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

Tuition for the 24-25 Academic Year

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Join a Community of Artists and Historians

As a student in the Art History Program, you will develop your artistic skills and perspective as an individual, but also within the context of a vibrant community of practicing professional and student artists and historians.

Sample Art History Classes

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FAA 330: Design Foundation

Explores foundational concepts of two- and three-dimensional design.

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FAHS 212: Art History Survey

Examines the style, content and context of works of art from the Renaissance to the present.

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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 individuals or businesses looking to increase their collections.

Art Conservation and Restoration

Careers in Art Conservation and Restoration involve refurbishing murals and mosaics, refurbishing broken ceramics, cleaning paintings and managing collections 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.

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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

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 for the 2024-2025 academic year: $45,990/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time tuition for the 2024-2025 academic year (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,533/credit hour

Tuition is one part of the overall cost of attendance, which includes all expenses students may have, including basic living costs. For more information about tuition, fees and your estimated cost of attendance, visit our Cost of Attendance for On-Campus Daytime Undergraduates page. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis 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:

| Early Decision: Oct. 1
| First-Year Students: Jan. 1
| International Students: March 1
| Transfer Students: June 1

First-Year Students: Nov. 1
International Students: Nov. 1
Transfer Students: Dec. 1

A Culture of Excellence

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