Requirements

General education requirements and art history major requirements.

View the History of Art major requirements.

Note: the requirements in the section below are for all majors except History of Art and Art Education.

General Education Requirements

Freshman Seminar is a course that focuses on critical reading and thinking skills. The course has multiple sections, each with a different theme; some sections focus on the history of art while others focus on liberal arts. Thus, students earn either 3 or 0 credits in the history of art for the seminar depending upon the theme they choose.*

Foundation Year


Credits
FRSM100 F/S Freshman Seminar* 0 - 3
HART100 F Intro to Western Art 3
HART (200 level) S History of Art Elective 3



6 - 9

 

Sophomore to Senior Years

HART
History of Art Electives 6
HART/LALW/LASS/LAMS
History of Art or Lit/writing/film or Social Science or Math/science Elective 0 - 3*


6 - 9

 

Summary

FRSM100
Freshman Seminar
0 - 3*
HART100 Intro to Western Art 3
HART
History of Art Electives
9 - 12


12 - 18

 

F (fall) or S (spring) — the semester in which the course must be taken due to course availability or major sequencing.

*This course may be taken in liberal arts (which implies 0 credit history of art) or in history of art (3 credits)

 

History of Art Major Requirements

Foundation Year


Credits
SFDN181 F Drawing I 3
SFDN182 F Visual Language I 3
SFDN185 S Drawing II 3
SFDN191 S Time
3
SFDN183
Form Study 3


Studio Elective 3
HART100 F Intro to Western Art 3
HART (200 level) S History of Art elective 3
LALW100 S Written Communication 3
HART190 or LAFS100 F/S Freshman Seminar 3



30

 

Sophomore Year

Choose one course from three of the four areas below
(see list of courses below for more info).



Ancient/Medieval


Renaissance/Baroque/18th Century


Modern/Contemporary


Ancient and Native Americas



9
LALW200
Literary Traditions 3
LASS
Social Science Elective 3


Studio Electives 15



30

 

Junior Year

Choose one course from the remaining area.


Ancient/Medieval


Renaissance/Baroque/18th Century


Modern/Contemporary


Ancient and Native Americas



3
HART
400-Level Seminar 3
HART
History of Art Elective 3
LASS
Social Science Elective 3
LALW
Lit/Writ/Film Elective 3
LAMS
Math/Sci Elective 3


Studio Electives 12



30

 

Senior Year

HART 400-Level Seminar 3
HART History of Art Electives 6
LASS/LW/MS Soc Sci, Lit/Writ/Film, or Math/Sci Electives 9

Studio Electives 12


30

 

Summary

Studio Foundation 18
History of Art 33 - 36
Liberal Arts 27 - 30
Studio Electives 39

120
F (fall) or S (spring) — the semester in which the course must be taken due to course availability or major sequencing.