Oct 22, 2020  
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

Art History


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to graduate: 120

Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate: 2.0

Minimum number of credits required to complete the major: 51 (39 credits in Art History, 6 credits in Studio Art, and 6 credits in Modern Languages)

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward major: A C- or higher is required in all major (ARH) courses.

Other GPA requirements to graduate: Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in the courses in the major field that are credited toward the major.

Required Course(s) for fulfilling Capstone Experience: ARH 499 or HON 498/499 (Art History Thesis)

Courses satisfying the writing intensive requirement within the major: ARH 360, ARH 369, ARH 451, ARH 452, ARH 466, ARH 492, ARH 493, ARH 494, and ARH 495

Residency requirement:  Majors in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences require a minimum of 15 institutional credits in the major.

Contact Information: Andy Mauery,  Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Art, 107 Lord Hall, (207) 581-3245, andy.mauery@maine.edu


The requirements listed on this page are specific to this particular major. Students are also responsible for meeting any graduation requirements set out by their college. Students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences  (CLAS) should make sure to review those requirements as stated on the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences page of the catalog.

For more information about our undergraduate and graduate programs, program learning outcomes, internships, special resources and programs, and research and career opportunities, see our web site at https://umaine.edu/art/.

Information about the Art History Major

Elective Courses in Art History - 24 Credits


ARH 25X Pre-1750 - 6 Credits


ARH 26X Post-1750 - 6 Credits


ARH 4XX Pre-1750 - 3 Credits


ARH 3XX-4XX Post-1750 - 3 Credits


ARH 300 -400 Level 6 Credits


  • Any 300- or 400- level seminar
  • *Note: Some 3XX and 4XX ARH courses may be repeated for credit

Required Studio Art and Language Courses - 12 Credits


ART 1XX - 6 Credits


MLC Foreign Language - 6 Credits


  • *Note: Two 3-credit courses in the same language; course prefixes are different for each language

Suggested four-year plan for the BA in Art History


First Year - First Semester


First Year - Second Semester


Second Year - First Semester


  • ARH 200 Level Credits: 3
  • ART 100 Level Studio Art Requirement Credits: 3
  • General Education Requirements Credits: 6-7
  • Elective Credits: 3
  • Other Credits: 3 (e.g. minor, second major, or honors requirements)

Second Year - Second Semester


  • ARH 200 Level Credits: 6
  • ART 100 Level Studio Art Requirement Credits: 3
  • General Education Requirements Credits: 4
  • Electives Credits: 3

Third Year - First Semester


  • ARH 200 Level Credits: 3
  • ARH 300 or 400 Level Seminar Credits: 3
  • Other Credits: 3 (e.g. minor, second major, or honors requirements)

Third Year - Second Semester


  • ARH 300 or 400 Level Seminar Credits: 6
  • Other Credits: 3 (e.g. minor, second major, or honors requirements)

Fourth Year - First Semester


Fourth Year - Second Semester


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