Comments about Bachelors of Art in Art History - At the institution - Clinton - NY - New York
A concentration in art history consists of nine art history courses and at least one course in studio art. The nine art history courses must include 245, 254 or 258; 282; 285; 292 or 293; one 300-level course; three electives and a seminar taken during either semester of the senior year. A second course in studio art may be counted as one of the electives.
The Senior Project in art history includes an extensive research paper prepared in connection with the senior-year seminar and its oral presentation before the department.
Honors in art history will be awarded on the basis of a cumulative average of 3.3 (88) or above in coursework toward the concentration and distinguished achievement on the Senior Project.
Students planning to apply for graduate studies in the history of art are advised to acquire or consolidate a fluency in two foreign languages. Students interested in preparing for a professional school of architecture should consult with Professor Rand Carter as early as possible.
A minor in art history consists of five courses in art history, including at least one pre-modern or Asian course.