Requirements

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Major in Art History

Art history curriculum general requires ten required courses from among the FA and cross-listed course offerings, plus two electives.

Prospective graduate students in the Art History program are advised to acquire skills in foreign languages, which are necessary for graduate study.

Foundational Literacies: 

Foundational Literacy requirements are satisfied within, not in addition to, the 12 courses required by the major. As part of completing the Art History major, students must:

All courses taken for the major must receive a final grade of C- or better. No more than two courses taken in programs abroad, as transfer credit, or as cross-listed credit, can be counted toward the minor. No course taken pass/fail may count toward the major requirements.

Minor in Studio Art

A minor in studio art is offered in addition to the major. Art History majors may minor in studio art if they take two additional studio art electives and two semesters of FA 110 in addition to the other two studio courses required for their major.

All courses taken for the minor must receive a final grade of C- or better. No more than two courses taken in programs abroad, as transfer credit, or as cross-listed credit, can be counted toward the minor. No course taken pass/fail may count toward the minor requirements.

Double Major in Studio Art and Art History

Double majors in Art History and Studio Art are required to take 19 courses in total to complete the double major:

Foundational Literacies: 

Foundational Literacy requirements (DL, WI, OC) need to be completed for each major.

For the art history major:

For studio art, students must:

All courses taken for the major must receive a final grade of C- or better.  No more than two courses taken in programs abroad, as transfer credit, or as cross-listed credit, can be counted toward the minor. No course taken pass/fail may count toward the major requirements.

All courses taken for the major must receive a final grade of C- or better. No more than two courses taken in programs abroad, as transfer credit, or as cross-listed credit, can be counted toward the minor. No course taken pass/fail may count toward the major requirements.