The HAA major requires the completion of 29 credits. An intensive major option that requires 38 credits also exists; this option is highly recommended for students whose only major is HAA and/or who seek to embark on arts-related careers.
Beyond the core curriculum, students must take an additional six courses according to the following requirements. Student pursuing the intensive track must take an additional nine courses according to the following requirements.
Students must take at least one class from each of the following areas.
Ancient art across the globe
European art before 1750
Modern or Contemporary art
Additionally, students must complete at least two courses at the 1000-level that address Comparative or World art. Students pursuing the intensive option should take four courses at the 1000-level in these categories.
Students may elect to take one of the following courses toward completion of their HAA major.
Grade requirements: A minimum GPA of 2.0 in departmental courses is required for graduation.
Satisfactory/No Credit option: No course required for the major can be taken on an S/NC basis except HAA 1901, HAA 1903, ARC 1901, HAA 1905, and HAA 1909. These experiential learning courses do not count toward the 1000-level requirements.
Writing (W) requirement: Students must complete at least one W-course in the major. HAA 1010 is the W course for the HAA major.