Art & Art History

Starting a major

    • STUDIO ART (10 courses: 8 studio + 2 art history): including Art 102, Art 103, Art 104 and Art 343
    • ART HISTORY (9 courses: 8 art history + 1 studio): including Art 153 and Art 350

Are there courses students MUST, SHOULD, or CAN take their First Year?

  • Must:  There are no courses that must be taken the first year
  • Should: Any of the Foundation classes (102, 103, 104, 153)
  • Can: Anything of interest and/or any of the Foundation classes

Credit for previous coursework

  • Art History AP Exam: An AP score of 4 or 5 counts for Art 153 for both the Art History and Studio Art Majors.
  • Studio AP Exam (Drawing, 2D or 3D): An AP score of 4 or 5 counts as 1 elective course in the Studio Art Major.
  • Credit for transfer courses or other programs are done in consultation with the Registrar and the chair of Art and Art History.


There are no placement procedures for either major

Informational Events

  • Departmental Information Sessions during Week One
  • Departmental Picnic in mid-September