This information is part of the Colgate University catalog, 2020–21.


Major Requirements

A student who completes the major requirements earns a degree in art and art history.

Required Courses

Art Periods

Within the requirements above, students must take at least one course in each of the following periods:

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

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.

Honors and High Honors

Honors and High Honors information is available on the  department page.


Art and Art History Department

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