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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art History, B.A.

Requirements for Major toward B.A. in Art History

A Minimum of Eight Units in Art History, Including:

Additional Requirements

  • It is recommended that students select at least one unit at the 200- or 300-level from four of the following areas: ancient/classical (ARTH 117), medieval (ARTH 208, 212), Renaissance (ARTH 213), baroque (ARTH 214), eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (ARTH 217, 219), modern and contemporary (ARTH 216, 311, 312, 315, 320, 326), American or non-western (ARTH 220).
  • Art history majors are required to participate in the senior art history majors symposium.
  • One unit of a cognate of any studio art course. ART 102, 103 or 121 are recommended.
  • All courses counted toward the art history major must be taken for a numerical grade.
  • Courses taken at an approved off-campus program may be substituted for Albion College courses with the permission of the department.
  • Art history students who are considering graduate study are strongly urged to complete at least two semesters of a foreign language at the 100 level or above.  Students should be guided by individual language assessments done by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.