BA in Art - Art History & Visual Culture

TWU art history students visiting the Bourges Cathedral in France.
TWU art history students visiting the Bourges Cathedral in France.

Art History and Visual Culture will provide you with a broad liberal arts base and a strong foundation in the history of art and visual culture, combined with a practice-based understanding of visual arts through our studio art courses.

Courses in art history and visual culture cover a variety of periods and topics, with special attention to the role of women artists and artists of color within local and global perspectives. Course offerings include introductory, intermediate and advanced classes across several themes, including: Latinx Art, African American Art, Women in the Visual Art, Contemporary Issues in Art, and Interdisciplinary Influences in Art. This degree will lead to professional careers in art management and administration and prepare you for art history or museum studies graduate programs.

Upcoming opportunity

  • Interdisciplinary Education Abroad course scheduled for Spring 2024 semester with May 2024 travel

We would love to hear from you. Please reach out via phone (940-898-2530) or email with questions about our program.

Degree details

Admission requirements

Undergraduate Admission

When you apply to TWU, we will evaluate your academic achievement and preparation, as well as your standardized test scores. Admission to TWU is valid for four terms, unless you have attended another higher education institution.

Check out the links below for specific admissions information:

Questions about the admissions process? Contact the Office of Admissions Processing.

Office of Admissions
Texas Woman’s University
P.O. Box 425649
Denton, TX 76204-5649
940-898-3076 or 1-866-809-6130 ext. 3076

Next steps

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Program contact

Sara Ishii-Bear, PhD

Page last updated 11:16 AM, March 7, 2024