UMKC Catalog


Art and Art History Department Description

The Department of Art and Art History serves a variety of students, ranging from the non-major to the professionally oriented. The department offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree in Art History or Studio Art, as well as minors in each area. Art History also participates in the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program.

Students majoring in Art History or Studio Art obtain a broad liberal arts education during their undergraduate career and receive sound fundamental training in the arts. The department also collaborates with other departments and schools, with a combined major in Art History and History, and working with the School of Education on the Art Education degree.