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Art & Design

College of Arts & Sciences


The Department of Art & Design recommends this degree for those students interested in specializing in art history. Selections of specific art courses and choice of minor may determine appropriate preparations for a number of careers in art and art-related fields, including museum studies, gallery work, and teaching. The student may continue toward the M.A. or Ph.D. in art history after earning a B.A. degree in art history.

Grades in Art and Art History must be C or above for students in this major. It is essential that all students work closely with their advisor in selecting classes and the minor.

Students studying for a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree shall be required to complete a foreign language course numbered 2020 or above with a grade of C- or better. Students must also complete one 3-credit Non-United States History course. French or German is recommended for art history students.

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