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Art - Requirements for the Majors and Minors

Requirements for the major - Art History

10 credits as follows:

  • Studio art: three credits, at least one of which is at the 200-level
  • Art history: six credits
  • Senior Research in Art History: ART 399A.

With permission of the chair, up to 2 credits in related studies outside the department may be counted toward electives in the major.

Requirements for the major - Studio Art

11 or 12 credits as follows:

  • Art history: 3 credits including ART 226 or ART 246 and 2 others at the 200-level or above
  • Drawing: ART 110
  • Media Specialization: one 100-level and one 200-level course in a single medium (painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, or photography)
  • Studio Seminar: ART 258
  • Advanced Intermedia Studio Workshop: ART 351 (must be taken twice for a total of 2 credits)
  • Open Studio: ART 390 (2 or 3 credits)
  • Senior show: (0 credits)

With permission of the chair, up to 2 credits in related studies outside the department may be counted toward electives in the major.

A double major in Studio Art and Art History is permissible under the restriction that at most two courses can count toward both majors; additionally, for the Studio Art major one of the required credits in Art History is replaced by a credit from an allied field of study selected from: DANC 260, ENG 363, PHIL 211, PHIL 246, or THTR 151.

Requirements for the minor - Art History

5 credits as follows:

  • Studio Art: One 100-level course
  • One art history survey course: ART 105 or ART 106
  • Three art history courses at the 200-level or above

Requirements for the minor - Studio Art

6 credits as follows:

  • ART 110
  • Two 100-level studio art courses
  • Two studio art courses at or above the 200-level
  • Art History: 1 credit

A major-minor combination in Studio Art and Art History is permissible under the restriction that at most one course can count toward both specializations.

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