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BA (Hons) in Art History

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DEREE - The American College of Greece
Athens
January 2020, September 2020
4 years
Bachelor
Full Time, Part Time
English

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Greek students
• One letter of recommendation from teacher/professor of last institution attended; letter from private tutor is not accepted.
• Official high school transcript(s) and diploma or official college/university transcript(s) and catalog (if applying for transfer credits).
• Acceptable evidence of proficiency in English: IELTS (score 6.5 or higher), Pearson Test of Academic English: PTE Academic (59 or above), Michigan State University Certificate of English Language Proficiency (MSU – CELP), Michigan Proficiency Certificate, Cambridge Proficiency Certificate, Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) with Grade A only, TOEFL (score 87 or higher on internet based), GCE, International Baccalaureate, Graduates of accredited English language institutions.
If none of the above can be provided, then the candidate will have to take the English Placement Test administered by the College.
• Certified copy of state identification card candidates will attend an interview with a designated College representative after all application materials have been submitted.

American Students
First Year Students
Students who are currently in high school, students who have not attended college after high school graduation, or students with less than 12 college credit hours are considered First Year Students.
The following documents are needed for admissions:
• Completed online application form.
• A 250-300 word personal statement which addresses how studying at ACG will further your life goals. The essay can be completed online along with the application form.
• Official transcripts.
• One academic letter of recommendation.
• Copy of passport.

Transfer Students
Students are considered Transfer Students if they have 12 or more credits from an accredited college.
The following documents are needed for admissions:
• Completed online application form.
• A 250-300 word personal statement which addresses how studying at ACG will further your life goals. The essay can be completed online along with the application form.
• Official College transcripts from all institutions attended.
• One academic letter of recommendation.
• Copy of picture page in passport.

DESCRIPTION

Introduction to the Major in Art History
The Art History program provides students with broad knowledge and critical understanding of art history as a discipline. It offers a solid foundation primarily in the history of western art through a broad course selection, ranging from antiquity to the present, while including topics in non-western art. It promotes analytical thinking, interpretative skills, and the ability to engage critically and creatively in debate and argument. It helps students gain a deeper understanding of different cultures, historical periods and ideas. The Art History program enables students to acquire appropriate research skills and prepares them for graduate work.

What You Will Study
The program consists of the College’s General Education curriculum (including humanities and social sciences) and a prescribed concentration in Art History and elective courses. The core of art history courses focuses on Western Art from antiquity to the present. Art is studied within its continually changing social, religious, political, and intellectual contexts, with an emphasis on scholarly inquiry. Period courses are combined with courses focusing on the theoretical background of and issues in the discipline. The courses are designed to develop the student’s analytical and critical thinking through exposure to and practice of theoretical and methodological issues within the history of art.

INFORMATION

Career/Graduate Study Opportunities
The Art History program is designed to provide a solid background for graduate work in the fields of art history and archaeology. Career prospects include teaching (at all levels), museum or gallery work, archaeology, work in auction houses, journalism, advertising, publishing and editing, and in related fields (following specialized training programs) such as conservation, archival studies, library sciences with a specialty in art history or archaeology, arts administration, art law, art advising, art appraisal, arts management, art investment, antiquarian book trade and heritage management. In addition, the critical, analytical, research and presentation skills that Art History students acquire as part of their education are transferable and sought after in other fields as well.

TUITION FEES
For information regarding student fees please contact the Institute.
CONTACT FORM
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