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Art History - A.A.

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Written Communication

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I


ENG 122English Composition II


Total Credit Hours:6

Students may also complete ENG 122 and a gtPathways approved CO3 course


Select one 3-credit OR 4-credit gtPathways Mathematics course (GT-MA1), prefer MAT 120: Mathematics for the Liberal Arts.

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Arts and Humanities

Select two gtPathways Arts & Humanities courses (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4)

EXCEPT the courses listed in the Additional Required Courses section below

Total Credit Hours:6


Select one gtPathways course (GT-HI1)

Total Credit Hours:3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Select two gtPathways Social and Behavioral Sciences courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, or GT-SS3)

Total Credit Hours:6

Natural and Physical Sciences

Select two gtPathways Natural & Physical Sciences courses (GT-SC1, GT-SC2). One of these courses must have the required laboratory (GT-SC1).

Total Credit Hours:7-8

Additional Required Courses

Please note: if these credits are not required for the major at a receiving 4-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor’s degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied.
Course NumberTitleCredits
ART 111Art History Ancient to Medieval


ART 112Art History Renaissance to Modern


ART 121Drawing I


ART 131Visual Concepts 2-D Design


ART 132Visual Concepts 3-D Design


ART 207Art History - 1900 to Present


Total Credit Hours:18


  • Select 9-11 credits* from the approved list of electives or log into eWOLF to see elective requirements in DegreeCheck.
  • Selection of elective credits should be done with a Front Range advisor and your intended transfer institution.
Total Credit Hours:9-11
*Students planning to transfer to CSU-FC will be required to complete a 200-level foreign language for completion of the BA in Art – Art History. Students will be expected to be prepared upon completion of the associate’s degree to take an intermediate foreign language or be able to pass the CSU-FC Foreign Language placement exam at the sophomore level. It may not be possible to complete the BA in Art – Art History concentration in two years without this prior foreign language competency.

Participating Colorado Public Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education

  • Colorado Mesa University [B.F.A. Art; Art History concentration]
  • Colorado State University-Ft Collins [B.A. Art; Art History concentration]
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver [B.A. Art History, Theory, & Criticism]
  • University of Colorado Boulder [B.A. Art History]
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs [B.A. Visual & Performing Arts; Art History option]
  • University of Colorado Denver [B.A. Fine Arts; Art History emphasis]
  • University of Northern Colorado [B.A. Art & Design; Art History emphasis]
  • Western State Colorado University [B.A. Art; Art History & Theory emphasis]

The receiving institutions listed above in this agreement will accept all applicable credits earned within ten years of transfer to the receiving institution. Credits earned more than ten years earlier will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis. Please view the official agreement here.

Total Credit Hours: 60