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2024-25 Catalog 
2024-25 Catalog

Art with a Concentration in Art History

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Students must complete all of the following requirements to graduate with a bachelor of arts in this program. Some courses may apply toward multiple requirements.

College Requirements:


Students are required to complete all standard college requirements.

Major Requirements:

Total major units: 14.5 - 18.5, depending on language proficiency

Six and One-half Units in Art History, (five and one-half of which must be completed at Reed), Including:

Four Units in Studio Art, (three of which must be completed at Reed) Including:

  • Two 100-level art courses in different disciplines;

Proficiency in a non-English language, demonstrated by one of the following:

  • Successful completion of Reed language courses:
    ⇒ Two units in two non-English languages
    ⇒ Four units in one non-English language
    ⇒ One unit in one non-English language at the 300 level or higher
  • Department approval of language courses taken elsewhere, which may include:
    ⇒ Successful completion of language courses taken in secondary (high) school or at another college/university, 
    ⇒ Successful completion of a language placement examination at Reed;
  • Department approval following an individual assessment of language proficiency.

Junior Year Requirements:

  • The following should be completed before taking the junior qualifying exam:
    ⇒Two 100-level art courses (at Reed) in different disciplines
    ⇒ ART 201 - Introduction to the History of Art  
    ⇒ A minimum of one unit of studio art at the 300-level
  • Junior qualifying examination

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