This information is part of the Colgate University catalog.

Major Requirements

The requirements for the major are as follows:

Required Courses

One of the Following

Must be taken before the senior year.

Additional Courses - Art Periods

Two more courses in art history in a least two of the different periods listed below. One may be at the 100 level if taken in the first two years:

Art Prior to 1300:
Art from 1300–1800:
Art After 1800:

Senior Project: Studio Art


Students pursuing honors must complete an independent honors project, in addition to all other major requirements.

GPA Requirement

A GPA of C (2.00) in combined studio courses and art history courses is required of all majors. Only one course below a C– will be accepted for the major.

Art and Art History Department

For more information about the department, including Faculty, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the  catalogue page.