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The Bachelor of Arts in art history through ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts is one of few online art history programs offered nationwide. The ASU Online Art History BA is a comprehensive degree designed to engage you with visuality in a variety of ways. The program provides a high-quality art history education and will prepare you for a life-long career.
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As an art history major, you'll be offered a diverse curriculum that fosters critical understanding of the aesthetics, production, patronage and consumption of art. Courses examine art history from a wide variety of cultures, time periods, and geographies through multiple approaches and methodologies. Herberger’s internationally recognized faculty members collectively hold a broad base of art history knowledge, providing a remarkable educational experience.
Graduates in art history at the bachelor's level find employment opportunities in commercial art galleries, art publications and museums. Career options include positions such as arts managers, archivists, curators, fine artists, museum technicians and conservators, and art, drama, and music teachers.