The Department of History of Art is an indispensable department of Faculty of Fine Art. In this modern age, especially in the age of rapid expansion of institutional art practice, it became inevitable for the artists and students who study art and art history to know about inception, evolution and development of art practice, entire knowledge of material and applicable scheme, advancement of art history, human society, nature, culture etc. In spite of starting its Journey concisely, at present Department of History of Art has created an enriched theoretic foundation by configuring syllabus centered upon world art of past and present, indigenous culture and tradition, aesthetics, art theory and art criticism for the students of this department. The discipline encourages humanity and sympathy by teaching visual expression of diverse cultures and societies. The curriculum is designed to address descriptive, conceptual and analytical issues. The courses cover understanding the art of different ages and places of the world. Methodologies of art history and research work are taught according to this curriculum. The discipline also emphasize study and research on art of Bangladesh from ancient to present time. Interdisciplinary studies are encouraged through the curriculum.