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About the Art History Degree Program

On Campus

In the Art History program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, you will benefit from the range of upper-level courses, including periods from the Renaissance to Late Modern. Through classroom lectures, discussions, assigned projects and papers, you will learn to interpret visual art using a variety of methodologies and contextual frameworks grounded in a critical understanding of the Western tradition and will acquire an awareness and appreciation of cultural heritage.

Art History Program at a Glance


Credit Hours

General Studies requirement has been reduced to 30 credit hrs allowing more freedom and making it easier to transfer to UNK.

Degree Received

Art History, Bachelor of Arts


Per Credit Hour

With the New Nebraskan Scholarship all undergraduate students pay in-state tuition

What can you do with an Art History Degree

Learn more about the types of jobs and common employers that Art History graduates work for.


  • Art Appraiser
  • Art Director
  • Art Gallery Curator/Owner
  • Arts Organization Consultant
  • Art Historian
  • Art Librarian
  • Art Museum Manager
  • Art Museum Educator
  • Art Investor
  • Art Professor

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