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Bachelor’s in Art History & Visual Culture, BA

Amplify Your Passion for Artistic Expression

Bachelor’s in Art History & Visual Culture

Ready to take your appreciation for artistic expression or study of art from a historical perspective to the next level? With our online BA in art history & visual culture from Lindenwood University, you can build on your appreciation through a deeper understanding of artistic expression and visual design and production from a historical perspective as a formative aspect of visual culture throughout the ages.  

This accelerated and affordable online art degree prepares you to understand artistic expression as it relates to and impacts other areas of human expression, including culture, society, politics, and religion. This affordable art program explores the historical progression and narrative of visual art, as well as topics within artistic production, including design and color theory. Take advantage of self-paced learning in an accelerated format that lets you complete this flexible art degree program in as little as two years! 

Program at a Glance

3-4 Years

Duration

36

Credit Hours

$495

Per Credit Hour

100%

Online

Awards & Recognitions

Top Ranked
Best Online BA in Art & Art History

Vicki Lawrence Art Show at Scheidegger - Lindenwood Online

Online Spotlight

At Lindenwood, we’ve designed a career-focused education model rooted in a 190-year-plus history of academic excellence, propelled by the aspirations of students like you.

Course Spotlight

Your flexible, online accelerated, affordable online art history degree coursework develops expertise in fine art history theory that can transfer to a variety of real-world settings, from museums to art galleries to graphic design. The affordable online art degree offers an extensive examination of artistic expression and production from classical artworks to contemporary expression as well as specialized topics in art, covering areas such as the following: 

  • Baroque Art
  • Ancient Art
  • Classical Mythology
  • Nineteenth-Century Art

Admissions Requirements

For admission to your program, you will need to complete your online application and submit the following documents:

  • Online Application
  • Official transcripts
    All colleges and universities previously attended. If you have fewer than 24 college credits, you will need to submit your official high school transcript.

If cumulative college GPA is below a 2.0, the following will also be required:

  • Résumé
  • Letter of intent/personal statement
    (1–2 page document indicating your interest in the program and Lindenwood)

Tuition Details

The cost per credit hour for this program is $495. Besides affordable tuition, we offer a generous transfer policy of up to 90 credits toward your degree completion to further offset tuition costs—to save you time and money on your education!

Frequently Asked Questions

No. We do not charge any fees in addition to tuition.

The online BA art history & visual culture program allows you to transfer up to 90 credits. Learn more about our transfer policy.

Yes, there are scholarships available. Learn more about our transfer policy.

Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?

Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. After nearly 200 years of academic excellence, Lindenwood is committed to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.

Quality

Quality

We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.

Affordability

Affordability

We are committed to offering our students studying online low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.

Career-Focused

Career-Focused

Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.

Support

Support

We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.

We are committed to helping you succeed.

Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.

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