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    Jul 13, 2020  
American University Catalog 2019-2020 
    
American University Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art History (BA)


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Offered by the Department of Art , College of Arts and Sciences .

Admission to the Program


Formal admission to the major requires satisfactory completion (grades of C or better) of 12 credit hours of art history courses and departmental approval.

University Requirements


AU Core Requirements


For additional information, see AU Core Curriculum .

Major Requirements


  • 39 credit hours with grades of C or better including a minimum of 24 credit hours at or above 300-level and at least 20 credit hours taken in residence at American University
    • Art history majors are advised to take at least 12 credit hours in elective courses that complement their interests in art history from studio art, American studies, anthropology, history, literature, music, or philosophy, or a minor in one of these fields
    • With approval of the art history advisor, two 3-credit courses taken through AU Abroad may be counted toward the major requirements

Course Requirements


Art History (3 credit hours)


Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees


American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor’s/master’s programs. See Admission to a Combined Bachelor’s / Master’s Program  and Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees  for more information.

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