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A.B. Major Requirements:

 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
20
Any four of the following courses: Art History 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1DV, 1E, 5, and 25 16
Any lower division Art Studio course except Art 10 or 30 4
Depth Subject Matter
40
Four courses, one each in four of the following six areas. Two courses must be from areas a, b, c, and two courses must be from areas d, e, f. 16
(a) Ancient Mediterranean Art: Art History 172A, 172B, 173, 175
(b) East Asian Art: Art History 163A, 163B, 163C, 163D, 164
(c) Islamic Art: Art History 155, 156
(d) European Art before 1700: Art History 110, 120A, 176A, 176B, 176C, 178B, 178C, 179B
(e) Western Art 1700-1900: Art History 110, 168, 182, 183A, 183B, 183C, 188A, 188B 188C
(f) Art after 1900: Art History 110, 148, 163D, 183C, 184, 185, 186, 187, 189
Undergraduate Seminar Art History 190A-L 4
Electives
20
Five additional upper-division Art History courses to be chosen in consultation with the major adviser. Appropriate course substitutions may be made with the consent of the major adviser. Art History 401 and 402 may be counted among the elective units.  
Total Units for the Major
60

Emphasis in Architectural History

 
 
UNITS
Art History
60
Emphasis in Architectural History follows the same requirements as for the Art History major above, applying at least six of the following courses to their respective required areas or as electives: Art History 25, 110, 120A, 155, 163A, 168, 172A, 172B, 173, 175, 176A, 176B, 176C, 178B, 178C, 184, 188A, 188B.  
Fulfilling the undergraduate seminar requirement (Art History 190A-H) through an architectural topic is highly recommended.  

Minor Program Requirements:

 
UNITS
Art History
20
Three courses chosen from three of the following six areas with at least one course in area a, b, or c, and one course in area d, e, or f 12
(a) Ancient Mediterranean Art: Art History 172A, 172B, 173, 175
(b) East Asian Art: Art History 163A, 163B, 163C, 163D, 164
(c) Islamic Art: Art History 120A, 155, 156
(d) European Art before 1700: Art History 178B, 178C, 179B
(e) Western Art 1700-1900: Art History 110, 130, 168, 182, 183A, 183B, 188A, 188B, 188C
(f) Art after 1900: 148, 163D, 183C, 184, 185, 186, 189
Two additional Art History courses which may include 401, 402; Undergraduate Seminar, Art History 190A-H strongly recommended 8
One lower division course may be substituted for upper-division study in any of these areas. Other appropriate substitutions may be made for the course options listed above with the prior consent of the major adviser.
Honors Program. The Honors Program is encouraged for Art History majors who are considering attending graduate school. To be eligible for the program, a student must have a grade point average of 3.700 in the major or consent of the major adviser. In addition to meeting the standard major requirements, the honors student completes one undergraduate seminar (course 100 or 190A-L), and writes an honors thesis (course 194H) after completing Art History 100 or equivalent, and after satisfactorily preparing a preliminary thesis draft through a preparatory special study (Art History 199), supervised by the prospective thesis adviser. Students participating in this Program are candidates for Departmental recommendation for graduation with High or Highest Honors. See the Academic Information chapter, Letters and Science honors section, of this catalog and consult the department website for more information.
Teaching Credential Subject Representative. Department Chairperson; see the Teacher Education program.
Graduate Study. The Program in Art History offers studies leading to the Master of Arts degree in History of Art as preparation for further graduate study or professional work. For more information, contact the Graduate Staff Adviser at 530-752-8710, or see http://arthistory.ucdavis.edu.
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