School of Art
The University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Rd.
Houston, TX 77204-4019

Main Office Phone:
713-743-3001

Undergraduate office:
713-743-3670

Graduate office:
713-743-2830 

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Course Requirements

  • Graduate Seminar in Curatorial Issues and Practice: 3 hours 
  • Graduate Seminar in Art History: 3 hours
  • Four additional courses in art history (chosen from art history elective courses): 12 hours
  • Six free elective courses  (chosen from approved interdisciplinary courses, independent study, practical internships): 18  hours
  • Thesis Track - Thesis (in written or exhibition form): 6 hours (counts toward the 18 hour free elective requirement)
  • Non-Thesis Track – Oral and Written Examination
  • Demonstrated reading ability in one foreign language*

For specific course information about courses offered, see the Graduate Catalog on the UH website: http://www.uh.edu/grad_catalog/

The department of Modern and Classical Languages (MCL) at the University of Houston offers courses in reading for graduate students in French, German, and Italian