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2018-2019 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art (Study Option in Art History), B.A.

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Bachelor of Arts
Curriculum 0778 Requirements (Study Option in Art History)

Art Department  

General Education Requirements 33-34 Credits

Up to 14 credits of prerequisite coursework may be required to satisfy GE and will count as elective credit.

Major Departmental Requirements 39 Credits

Cognate Requirements 6 Credits

Select 6 credits from the following:

  • Foreign Language (6 cr.)


  • History (6 cr.)

Electives 42-43 Credits

Certain major/cognate courses may also satisfy GE requirements thus increase elective credits accordingly.

Total Credits minimum 120

Additional Degree Requirements

College-wide Degree Requirements

  1. A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in all required major courses (Major Departmental Requirements)
  2. Completion of all college-wide degree requirements (Undergraduate Degree Requirements , General Education Program ).

Transfer students

Transfer students must complete a minimum of 18 credits in art courses and a total of 36 credits at Plattsburgh:

Studio art class

  • Studio art class (3 cr.)

Admission of transfer students

Admission of transfer students to 300/400 level studio courses will be contingent upon submission of a portfolio of previous work in the medium, to assure appropriate preparation. The portfolio is to be presented to the instructor on the first day of classes. A digital or slide portfolio is acceptable.


Only art courses equivalent to SUNY Plattsburgh’s art courses will count toward the art major. Transferred equivalents of art appreciation courses may not be used in the Plattsburgh art major.

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