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Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in History of Art

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Departmental Honors

The department invites art history undergraduate majors to apply for graduation with departmental honors. They must meet the following criteria:

  1. An overall grade-point average of at least 3.25 and an art history grade-point average of 3.5 at the time of declaring intention to seek honors.
  2. In consultation with the departmental honors coordinator and with approval from a supervising professor, declared intention of seeking honors no later than the time of enrollment for the final undergraduate semester.
  3. Enrollment in an art history graduate seminar for which the student must write a substantial, original research paper to be submitted to the supervising professor as an honors essay.
  4. Approval of the honors essay by the supervising professor and 2 other faculty members who, as a committee, certify to the departmental honors coordinator that the student has successfully completed the requirements to earn honors.

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