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

Art History, B.A.

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

 A minimum of 48 credits, distributed as follows (a minimum of 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. This should be taken early in the student’s major course work. Normally no more than 20 credits in the art history major may be taken prior to this course.

3. 16 credits from the following (at least one course must be selected from each category)


[AH 343 - Russian Art  may satisfy the requirement either for Renaissance/Baroque or for American/modern art, but not both. AH 345 - German Art  may satisfy the requirement either for ancient/medieval or for Renaissance/Baroque art, but not both. AH 385 - Seminar in Art History  may satisfy one of the above requirements, the subject area of which will determine the category.]

4. Required course

5. Four elective credits from AH courses


Students must also complete one semester of a foreign language or pass a competency exam with the approval of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. 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.

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