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Undergraduate Catalog 2010-2011 
Undergraduate Catalog 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art History - BA

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The Department of Art offers introductory, intermediate and advanced courses in art history. It offers a choice of either a 24-credit standard major or a 42-credit intensive major. An optional minor in art history is also available.

Minor in Art History

The minor includes 12 credits in Art History as follows: ARTH 11100 - Introduction to History of Art  followed by 9 credits selected from the other department offerings. No more than 6 credits transferred from another institution may be applied to the minor.


All courses, unless otherwise specified, are open to qualified students majoring in other areas.


Students wishing to graduate with honors must consult an adviser to make an official application. Application forms are in the Art Office, Room 11054 Hunter North. Major credits must have been completed with a 3.5 grade point average and the cumulative grade point average, from courses taken only at Hunter, must be at least 3.0. Students must have taken at least one combined undergraduate/graduate course (ARTH 39900 “Special Topics” ), for which they received a letter grade. Students must present to the department’s Committee on Honors a paper produced in conjunction with ARTH 39900, or with any of the following:

Graduate Study

The Department of Art offers a number of courses, listed in the Graduate Catalog, that may be credited toward the degree of master of arts. Qualified students in the senior year may be admitted to these courses with the approval of the graduate art history adviser.

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