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  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.

Art History: Global Perspectives, BA


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The undergraduate major in Art History offers broad-based training in Global Art History and Euro-American traditions, as well as experience of studio practice, which we believe is essential to art historical training more broadly. The major is designed to prepare students for entry into graduate school or for entry-level positions in galleries and museums. The Art History program is committed to the study of art outside of the classroom through visits to major museums and galleries and architectural sites in Boston and New York City. There is also potential for art history sponsored/curated exhibitions to be held within the gallery context of the department and the university. An established history of exhibitions enhances classroom instruction. In addition, visiting artists and related art programs are made possible each year by a generous gift from the Class of 1936.

Grade Requirement


Students majoring in art history must achieve a grade of “C-” or higher in all of the required courses within the art program, repeating courses if necessary to achieve the required grade.

Course Requirements


Cognate courses (18 credits)


Foreign language courses (12 credits)


Complete a four-semester sequence of an introductory foreign language or its equivalent.

Total minimum credits: 60


Core Curriculum Requirements


A minimum of 120 earned credit hours is required for graduation. These earned hours include the Core Curriculum Requirements as specified in the Undergraduate Academic Programs  section of this catalog and at the Core Curriculum website, www.bridgew.edu/corecurriculum. For additional graduation requirements, see the Undergraduate Academic Policies  section of this catalog.

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