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Appalachian State University Department of Art

Art Management

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bs Art Management Curriculum

General Education


ART 2030, ART 2130 and ECO 2030 taken for the major may count toward General Education if completing a theme

Introductory Courses


ART 1001Foundations I3
ART 1003Foundations Drawing3
ART 1020Core Studio I3
ART 1021Core Studio II3
ART 2104Digital Imaging 3
Choose 6 sh from the following6-9
ART 1002Foundations II3
ART 1102Introduction to Graphic Design3
ART 2022Cultivating Creative Expression Through Visual Art3
Any 2000 level or higher Studio Art Course3

Art History


ART 2030Art from Pre-history to 14003
ART 2130Art from 1400 to the Present3
ART 4030Seminar in Art Criticism & Theory3
and Art History Electives
Select 9 sh, of which 3 sh must be a course in non-western art and 3 sh must be designated Writing in the Discipline (WID).
ART 2230History of Graphic Design3
ART 3400Women Artists (WID)3
ART 3600History of Modern Art (WID)3
ART 3610Asian Art3
ART 3630African Art (WID)3
ART 3650Art of Late Antiquity (WID)3
ART 3700Oceanic Art (WID)3
ART 3705Contemporary Art of Africa (WID)3
ART 3710Egyptian Art (WID)3
ART 3730Native Arts of the Americas (WID)3
ART 3750History of Roman Art (WID)3
ART 3760History of American Craft3
ART 3800Art Since 1945 (WID)3
ART 3810Photography and Culture (WID)3
ART 3820History of Museums and Collecting (WID)3
ART 4040Seminar in Art History (WID)3
ART 3530-3549Selected Topics in Art History3

Art Management


ART 3013Intro to NY/Washington Art Scene1
ART 3112Art Exhibitions in Contemporary Culture (Sophomore Standing Required)3
ART 4012Exhibitions Practicum (Sophomore Standing Required)3
ART 4900Internship6
ECO 2030Principles of Economics–Price Theory3
HIS 3576Education in Museums and Public History Sites3
Any Seminar or Special Topics course approved by advisor3
MGT 3060Understanding Entrepreneurship3
MGT 3170Fostering and Managing Creativity3



Required Minor in Nonprofit Management

Free Electives


Net Total Major Hours: 122-131


Major requirements that may count toward GenEd (Art 2030, Art 2130, ECO 2030)
Programs of Study

For a more detailed look at degree requirements (with prerequisites) follow these links to the Programs of Study website: