Art History BA / American Studies MA

Career and Academic Opportunities

Bachelor of Art (Art History) students pursuing a Double Owl with the Norman J Radow College of the Humanities and Social Sciences Master of Arts in American Studies, Cultural Production cluster, will broaden their Art History studies by developing research and analytical skills to view American public history and culture within larger world systems. This pathway aligns with the BA Art History degree and students will be equipped with the breadth of knowledge and experience to pursue more advanced career opportunities than those afforded with a solitary BA. Graduate Studies in American Studies will broaden the scope of studies for the BA Art History major, preparing them for more advanced post-graduate studies and/or employment in arts/cultural production industry.

Sample Academic Plan

Suggested Timeline 

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year. Apply to Graduate Program in Senior Year by posted graduate program deadline.

Apply Here 

    • Completion of 60 credit hours towards degree
    • GPA of 3.00
    • Writing Sample that demonstrates applicant is capable of completing graduate-level courses successfully.
    • AMST 6201 to count for Related Studies
    • AMST 6401 to count for Related Studies
    • Choose one (1) of the following to count for Related Studies:
      • AMST 7230
      • AMST 7410
      • AMST 7420
      • AMST 7450
  • For current admission requirements, please click here.

    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Bachelor of Arts in Art History
    • Department / College
      • School of Art and Design / College of the Arts
    • Advising Contact
      • Tia Merriweather, Advisor
      • 470-578-6648
      • Chastain Pointe Building, Room 302B
    • Graduate Degree
      • Master of Arts in American Studies
    • Department / College
      • Interdisciplinary Studies / Radow College of Humanities and Social Science
    • Advising Contact
      • Stacy Keltner, Program Director
      • 470-578-5214
      • Social Science Building, Room 2019B
  • Complete the online application here to apply.

    The undergraduate and graduate programs will review your academic record.

    You will receive an email to your KSU student email account with the decision.