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  • Art History
  • Fast Facts

    Program Start Term: Fall, Spring

    Award: AA Degree

    Part-Time or Full-Time: Both

    Course Availability: Day, Evening, Online

    Course Locations: Pueblo, Fremont, Southwest, PCC Online

  • What Will I Learn
    Art History studies the way that art objects have changed over time, including their style, design, and materials. This program explores the major art forms, including painting, sculpture, and building design, as well as minor art forms, including furniture, ceramics, and decorative objects. This program introduces students to Art History and it includes courses that are common to all four-year institutions in Colorado.

    Career Information 
    Career paths for Art History degree holders include museum and gallery management, government, media, research, and advanced university studies and careers. The Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Art History prepares students to complete the second half of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art or Art History at a four-year university.

    Degree Transfer
    This degree transfers to the following Colorado Public Four-Year institutions of higher education:  

    • University of Colorado, Boulder (BA Art History)
    • University of Colorado, Denver (BA Fine Arts, Art History emphasis)
    • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (BA Visual and Performing Arts, Art History option)
    • Colorado Mesa University (BFA Art, Art History concentration)
    • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (BA Art, Art History concentration)*
    • Metropolitan State University of Denver (BA Art History, Theory, and Criticism)
    • University of Northern Colorado (BA Art and Design, Art History emphasis)
    • Western State Colorado University (BA Art, Art History and Theory emphasis)

    * Note: Students planning to transfer to Colorado State University-Fort Collins will be required to complete a 200-level foreign language for completion of the BA in Art History.