Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016

Art B.A. - Museum Studies Concentration

Degree Requirements

Area F (18 semester hours)

(Art majors are required to complete all courses in Area F. Any transfer student who has not completed the courses in Area F, or their equivalents, must take these courses at GC)

ARTS 1000Drawing I

3

ARTS 1200Two-Dimensional Design

3

ARTS 1201Three-Dimensional Design

3

ARTS 1620Intro to the Computer in Art

3

ARTS 2800The Ancient & Medieval Worlds

3

ARTS 2810From Renaissance to Mod World

3

Concentration Requirements (24 semester hours)

Complete eight of the following, including two internships. With the exception of ARTS 2400, ARTS 3400, ARTS 4400 and ARTS 4420, an additional ARTS 4950, ARTS 4960, and ARTS 4970 may be substituted, or used under "Electives" below:

ARTS 2400Museum Studies I

3

ARTS 3400Museum Stds II: Exhibit Design

3

ARTS 4400Museum Stds III: Theory & Dev

3

ARTS 4420Museum Stds IV: Museum Admin

3

ARTS 4960Internship

1 - 15

ARTS 3-4000 levelArt History or Studio electives

6

Museum Studies Capstone (6 semester hours)

ARTS 4996Museum Stds: Sr Curator Rsch

3

ARTS 4997Museum Stds: Thesis & Cur Pres

3

Cognate Area (12 semester hours)

Complete four 4000-level classes in Art History including one Non-Western Art History course. The following are recommended but substitutions are allowed:

ARTS 4855Public Art and Media Culture

3

ARTS 4850Art Criticism

3

ARTS 4851Comparative Aesthetics

3

ARTS 4800-4950Art History

3

Foreign Language Requirements (3-12 semester hours)

Students must demonstrate minimum proficiency at the level of the fourth university course (2002) in one foreign language.

Electives (9-12 semester hours)

Students are strongly encouraged to use their elective hours to develop a minor concentration in another field related to their career aspirations or chose a secondary area in art (Studio, Art History). It is strongly recommended that students take ARTS 2620 Digital I: Digital Print and additional Art History classes to fulfill elective semester hours.

Total Credit Hours: 120

Other Requirements

  • A grade of C or better is required for all courses that count toward major requirements.
  • A minimum of 39 hours overall must be at the 3000-4000 level.
  • Complete First-Year Academic Seminar with a satisfactory grade. Students who transfer to GC are exempt from this requirement.