Amplify Your Passion for Artistic Expression
Bachelor’s in Art History & Visual Culture
Ready to take your appreciation for artistic expression to the next level? With an online BA in art history & visual culture from Lindenwood University, you can build on your appreciation through a deeper understanding artistic expression and production from a historical perspective as a formative aspect of visual culture throughout the ages.
This 100% online art history degree prepares you to understand artistic expression as it relates to and impacts other areas of human expression, including culture, society, politics, and religion. The art history bachelor’s degree explores the historical progression and narrative of 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 your art history degree online in as little as two years!
Program at a Glance
Cost per Credit
Awards & Recognitions:
Best Online BS in Art & History
Your online art history degree coursework develops expertise in art history theory that can transfer to a variety of real-world settings, from museums to art galleries to graphic design. The art history bachelor’s degree offers an extensive examination of artistic expression and production from classical art to contemporary expression as well as specialized topics in art, covering areas such as the following:
- History of Non-Western Art
- Renaissance Art
- Medieval Art
- Art Theory & Criticism
Those with a background in art history and visual culture can serve in a number of creative fields, including art direction, special effects artistry and animation, graphic design, and more. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), art directors earn a median annual salary of $100,890. Special effects artists and animators can earn $78,790 annually.
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:
- Letter of intent/personal statement
(1–2 page document indicating your interest in the program and Lindenwood)
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.
We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.
We are committed to offering our students studying online low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.
Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.
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.