Art History, B.A.

The Art History program offers a thorough introduction to the art and architecture of Europe and the Americas, beginning in ancient times to contemporary art. Students learn about the major monuments from the history of painting, sculpture, architecture, printmaking, photography, and more by studying them in their historical, social, and cultural contexts. Visiting artists, scholars, and curators enrich the regular course offerings with special lectures, workshops, and other events.


Academic Advising

College of Arts and Sciences


Faculty Advisor - Academic Year Only

Art and Art History

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For students entering URI 2019 and later, Art History is now a track within the Art BA major. For more information go to


Major Entry Requirements

  • Complete 24 units and have a minimum GPA of 2.00.
  • Complete URI 101.