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The student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.50 to remain in good standing in the Art History BA program. If students drop below this GPA, they will be placed on department probation and given a semester to improve their standing. Students who do not improve will be dismissed from the program. To graduate, a minimum GPA of 2.0 is compulsory in all courses required for the BA degree.
When a student transfers from another institution, their coursework must be equivalent to UB art history courses. Transfer credits are applied toward the department's degree requirements toward the art history major.
SUNY Seamless Transfer is a SUNY-wide program intended to make transferring to UB and other SUNY schools simple and efficient for SUNY students. SUNY has defined courses that SUNY students can take before transferring which will apply to the major at UB and ensure timely graduation.
Information about the transfer path for this major can be found on the SUNY website.
Students are encouraged to contact their academic advisor or department to discuss how their coursework will apply to their degree.
A student must complete a minimum of 30 undergraduate credit hours (the equivalent of one full year of study) at the University at Buffalo in order to earn a degree from the university. The following forms of credit may not be used to fulfill the residency requirement: transfer work, proficiency exams, Advanced Placement, military training, study abroad, cross-registration, international baccalaureate credit and experiential learning.
*Proficiency in a foreign language through the first semester of the second year or its equivalent is required, to be demonstrated through classroom courses or through alternatives outlined in the Foreign Language Placement section of this catalog. American Sign Language cannot be used to fulfill this language requirement. S/U grading may not be selected for courses taken to fulfill this requirement.
Art history electives include six courses, two AHI elective, two ART electives, and two AHI pre 19th-century electives.
A minimum of 50% of credits for the major or minor program must be completed at UB. The University requires a minimum of 3.20 for “with distinction”; 3.50 for “with high distinction”; and 3.75 for “with highest distinction.”
|Credits Required for Major||43|
|Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum||37|
|Additional Credits Required for Electives||40|
|Total Credits Required for Degree||120|
Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite or major requirements.
Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.