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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 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 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. Required course

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


AH 310 - Art of the Ancient Near East  may satisfy the requirement either for Non-Western or for Ancient/Medieval, but not both. AH 343 - Russian Art  may satisfy the requirement either for Renaissance/Baroque or for American/Modern, but not both. AH 345 - German Art  may satisfy the requirement either for Ancient/Medieval or for Renaissance/Baroque, 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. Four elective credits from AH courses

Language requirement

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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