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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
Oakland University
   
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Art History, B.A.


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Requirements for the liberal arts major in art history, B.A. program


A minimum of 52 credits, distributed as shown below. At least 16 credits in the major must be taken at Oakland University. Only courses in which the student has earned at least a 2.0 may be counted toward the art history major.

2. Writing intensive in the major


3. Distribution courses (select one course from each of the following four categories)


Notes


AH 3110 - Art of the Ancient Near East  may satisfy the requirement either for Non-Western or for Ancient/Medieval, but not both.

   may satisfy the requirement either for Non-Western or for Ancient/Medieval, but not both.

AH 3220 - Early Medieval, Byzantine, and Romanesque Art  may satisfy the requirement either for Ancient/Medieval or for Renaissance/Baroque, but not both.

AH 3610 - Russian Art  may satisfy the requirement either for Renaissance/Baroque or for American/Modern, but not both.

AH 3630 - German Art  may satisfy the requirement either for Ancient/Medieval or for Renaissance/Baroque, but not both.

AH 3080 - Latin American Art  may satisfy the requirement either for Non-Western or for Renaissance/Baroque but not both.

AH 3890 - Seminar in Art History  may satisfy one of the above requirements, the subject area of which will determine the category.

Students using this catalog to meet art history major requirements may also use any course subsequently approved as satisfying requirements in the Non-Western, Ancient/Medieval, Renaissance/Baroque, and American/Modern groups and published in a later catalog.

4. Four elective credits from AH courses


Language requirement


Students must also complete one semester of a foreign language. This requirement also fulfills General Education: Foreign Language and Culture. For students intending to pursue graduate study, the departmental faculty recommends two years of college-level foreign language.

Additional Information


In addition to these major requirements, students must complete the Oakland University General Education Requirements , the College of Arts and Sciences College Exploratory Requirement , and an appropriate number of free elective classes to meet the overall credit requirement for the degree (in most cases 124; some degrees may require a greater number).

As a general rule, no more than eight credits of course work used to satisfy one major, minor or concentration may be applied toward another, but exceptions to this rule may be allowed with the written approval of the program coordinators.

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