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  Jul 26, 2017
 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. LINKS MAY NO LONGER BE ACTIVE AND CONTENT MAY BE OUT OF DATE!

Art Conservation Major


Requirements for the Major


The art conservation major consists of a minimum of fourteen courses.

Three upper division courses:


At least one upper division course in each (chosen in consultation with your adviser):

  • Art History
  • Archaeology
  • Anthropology

Two studio courses including:


  • One two-dimensional art course (painting, drawing, photography, or printmaking)
  • One three-dimensional art course (ceramics, mixed-media, or sculpture)

Appropriate Senior Seminar and Senior Thesis


Students interested in graduate school in art conservation are also encouraged to complete an art conservation internship at Scripps or at another museum.

Honors Requirements


To be considered for honors, a student must:

  1. achieve a minimum grade point average of 11.0 in the major;
  2. register for an honors thesis by the beginning of the senior year;
  3. receive a minimum of A- in both semesters of the two-semester senior thesis paper or project;
  4. write a thesis that is more substantial than that of students not working on honors; and
  5. orally defend the thesis before thesis readers, plus one other facultymember from the Claremont Colleges.


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