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Department of art and art history

 

DEGREES OVERVIEW

The Department of Art & Art History offers a variety of degrees to meet the diverse needs of its student population. A major in art affords the following degree options:


BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ART HISTORY

Art History is an interdisciplinary field that studies the most significant artists and artworks in human history and emphasizes the role of visual culture from the past to the present. Students in art history courses analyze and interpret the social, political, technological, and religious contexts in which art was created. UNO’s art history curriculum provides a foundation for students to develop and use their critical thinking skills through the formal and contextual evaluation of works of art verbally and through an array of written responses. Learn More>>

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MINOR IN ART HISTORY

The Department of Art and Art History offers n 18 credit hour minor in Art History. Download the degree worksheet by clicking the link below for more details.

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BACHELOR OF ARTS IN STUDIO ART

The Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art (BASA) requires a minimum of 120 credit hours of course work.  Students may study in the following concentrations: Two Dimensional Arts, Three Dimensional Arts, Graphic Design, or Media Arts

BASA with Concentration in Two Dimensional Arts

The Concentration in Two Dimensional Arts comprises the studio areas of drawing, painting, and printmaking. Learn more >>

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BASA with Concentrations in Three Dimensional Arts

The Concentration in Three Dimensional Arts comprises the studio areas of book arts, ceramics, and sculpture. Learn more >>

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BASA with Concentration in Graphic Design

The Graphic Design Concentration prepares students for careers as creative professionals in a wide variety of fields and industries. As a discipline it is used everywhere and as a professional practice it is an activity that employs all types of media. Whether it’s for print media, video, the web, or a mobile device, Graphic Design is a discipline that all creative professionals use in their daily work. The Graphic Design Concentration at UNO explores these relationships as students acquire the knowledge as well as learn the skills and behaviors necessary to becoming a successful designer. Learn more >>

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BASA with Concentration in Media Arts

In the Art and Art History Department’s Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts with a concentration in Media Arts degree program, students approach media making as a contemporary art practice. As in other studio art areas we encourage students to take risks, try new genres, mechanics and aesthetics, to think critically and develop a serious practice as an artist. Learn more >>

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BACHELOR OF ARTS IN STUDIO ART WITH K-12 ENDORSEMENT

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BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS IN STUDIO ART

The Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) in Studio Art provides an extensive, well-rounded, performance-oriented course of study which prepares students for a professional life in fine arts and post graduate study.  The degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours of course work and is offered with concentrations in Two Dimensional Arts, Three Dimensional Arts, and Graphic Design. (The Media Arts concentration is not offered as part of the BFA degree)

To obtain the BFA, students complete requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with a concentration in either Two Dimensional Arts, Three Dimensional Arts, or Graphic Design. Students must then apply and acheive candidacy in the BFA program, and complete additional course requirments. Please see the BFA Degree page for more information.
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Department of Art & Art History
College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media
University Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge Street
Omaha NE 68182-0011
(402) 554.2420 Fax: (402) 554.3436
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