Dec 08, 2023  
2023-2024 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 EIU Undergraduate Catalog

Art Department

Art: Art History Option (B.A.)

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An option in the Art (B.A.) offerings.

Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

Semester Hours required for the Art: Art History Option: 53-61 semester hours

Core Requirements

The Art History option requires a total of 54-62 semester hours and consists of the following. Total hours required varies depending on placement in world language sequence.

1. 16 Semester Hours of Required Art History and Art Coursework

3. 8-16 Semester Hours of Required World Language Coursework:

  • WLS, WLG, WLF 1101 or 1101G (See footnote 1)
  • WLS, WLG, WLF 1102 or 1102G (See footnote 1)
  • WLS, WLG, WLF 2201 or 2201G
  • WLS, WLG, WLF 2202 or 2202G


Major GPA based on all art courses taken at EIU.

(Footnote 1) The Art & Design Department recommends students with prior world language experience confer with the Department of World Languages and Cultures to determine appropriate placement in the world languages sequence. Students must complete coursework up to level 2202G in a single world language for the Art History option.

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