BABA General Studies Specialization: Art History

The Art History (HYA) area of specialization introduces students to the wide range of styles and periods of art across a variety of geographic locations. Basic survey courses are required (ARH 2050 and/or ARH2051) as a prerequisite and then students can begin upper division art history courses which allow students to delve into more specific areas of interest, as well as gain an understanding of the methodology of art history. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Students may declare a minor in Art History prior to declaring this area of specialization. Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 Area of Specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

  • Four 3000-4000 level ARH courses, excluding 4905, 4940, and 4931 must be taken to complete this area of specialization

Contact Information

You are always welcome to meet with an advisor in the Heavener School of Business, however, advising specifically related to Art History is available through the School of Art and Art History in the College of the Arts. For registration, scheduling, and area-specific questions, please contact:

Dana Myers
352-273 3056
108 Fine Arts Building C

Minor Option

A minor is available (and required) in this area of specialization. To complete the minor students must earn 18 credit hours with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, with no grades below a “C.” You can find out more about the Art History minor in the Undergraduate Catalog.