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Art (Museum Studies) - BA

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Bachelor's
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    30,134 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,134 USD

  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    January, May, August

Program Overview

What Arizona State University says about their program:
"The BA in art with a concentration in museum studies undergraduate program at ASU is one of the most rigorous in the U.S.


Through coursework and internships, students of museum studies explore art and museums, historical societies, archives, art galleries, public art programs, arts publishing and arts agencies. The program ensures that students are knowledgeable in art history and visual thinking as well as in museum practice. Upon completion, students possess critical-writing skills and foreign language ability. (Students must demonstrate an ability to read at least one foreign language).


The curriculum includes art history courses taught by faculty with diverse specialties. Museum professionals and arts administrators teach specialized classes in their areas of expertise. Internships enable students to work directly with working arts professionals in their field of interest. In addition to art history and museum studies courses, students also pursue a range of other courses, which can include in business, marketing, fundraising, international tourism and nonprofit management."

Admissions requirements

The information below shows general requirements for ASU admission

Undergraduate

– TOEFL/KiBT 61 / IELTS 6.0 (no band below 5.5) / PTE 53 / KIE Advanced level

Higher English level majors: – Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering majors on the Tempe campus – TOEFL 79 / IELTS 6.5 – BS Software Engineering – TOEFL 79 / IELTS 6.5 – BSN Nursing – TOEFL/KiBT 76 / IELTS 6.5 (no band below 5.5) – Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication majors – TOEFL 100

Graduate

Most programs – TOEFL/KiBT 80 / IELTS 6.5 / PTE 60 Degree with higher TOEFL requirement: – MCS/MS Computer Science – TOEFL 90 / IELTS 7.0 – MS Computer Engineering – TOEFL 90 / IELTS 7.0 – MS Chemical Engineering – TOEFL 90 – MSE/MS Electrical Engineering – TOEFL 90 – MA History – TOEFL 90 – MS Industrial Engineering – TOEFL 90 / IELTS 7.0 – MS Materials Science and Engineering – TOEFL 90 – MA Philosophy – TOEFL 90 – MS Robotics and Autonomous systems – TOEFL 90 / IELTS 7.0

– MS Software Engineering – TOEFL 90 / IELTS 7.0

Pathway Programs

– TOEFL/KiBT 55 / IELTS 5.5 / PTE 39 / KIE Higher Intermediate

Undergraduate

– GPA 3.00 in high school studies OR top 25% of high school graduating class

Degrees with higher minimum grades: – Bachelor of Science majors in W. P. Carey School of Business – GPA 3.60 OR top 8% of high school class OR SAT/ACT exam – BSN Nursing – GPA 3.30 OR graduate in the top 25% of high school class

Graduate

Minimum grades in your last 60 credits of undergraduate-level courses: – Most programs – GPA of 3.00

Degrees with higher minimum grades: – MS/MCS Computer Science (all concentrations) – GPA 3.25 – MS Global Sustainability Science – GPA 3.25 – MA/MS Sustainability – GPA 3.25 – MS Industrial Engineering – GPA 3.20 – MA Religious Studies – GAP 3.30 – MSW Social Work – GPA 3.20

Many master’s programs require applicants to have an undergraduate degree in a related subject.

Pathway Programs

  • Entry to 3-semester pathway program

    completion of high school with GPA 2.50 or top 35% of high school class

  • Entry to 1-semester pathway program

    completion of high school with GPA 2.75 and no mathematics competency deficiencies

Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate degree at Downtown Phoenix, Polytechnic, Tempe or West campuses

    $31,200 – 33,000 per year

  • Undergraduate degree at Lake Havasu campus

    $10,368 – 12,168 per year

  • ASU-USA Pathways(1 semester)

    $14,300 – 15,600

  • ASU-USA Pathways(3 semesters)

    $37,016 – 38,316

  • Master's in W. P. Carey School of Business (except MBA)

    $49,488 – 60,738 full program

  • Master of Global Management (Thunderbird School)

    $70,000 full program

  • Master’s in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

    $44,350 – 57,000 full program

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