BA Art History

​As an art history major at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, you will prepare for further study in graduate school. You can choose from art history courses focusing on western or eastern art history, and a combination of studio art courses plus a strong art historical preparation.

Explore Career Opportunities in Art History

Creative professionals are valued employees in every organization. We prepare you for careers specifically in or related to the visual arts. With a degree in art history, you can be employed in commercial or private firms, government agencies or educational institutions.

Some job titles in art history include:
  • Art History Teacher
  • Art Museum Curator
  • Study-Abroad Adviser
  • Library Special-Collections Curator

Get Involved on Campus

 All students are welcome to join one of the Art and Design student groups. Organizations meet on a regular basis and contribute actively to student life by sponsoring trips and special events, and raising awareness of aesthetic issues.

Officers work with faculty advisers, the department, college and university to facilitate conferences, workshops, lectures and visiting artists and designers. Our student organizations are:

  • Student Art League (SAL)
  • The Association of Art Historians and Scholars (AAHS)
  • American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA)
  • Carlsten Gallery Student Advisory Committee (CGSAC)
  • Sculpt

More opportunities can be found on the Stevens Point Involvement Network (SPIN).

Gain Experience Outside the Classroom

 Students in art history have many opportunities to study abroad and see historical artwork throughout Europe and China. You will have the opportunity to work in the Carlsten Art Gallery at the Noel Fine Arts Center with the gallery director on exhibitions.

Meet Your Art History Professors

UW-Stevens Point’s has a great student-to-teacher ratio which means that majors receive excellent guidance and mentoring that supports personal and academic success. Faculty members are accessible and happy to help majors get the most out of their educational experience. Meet your professors!

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