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Art and Archaeology

First year

Fall:
ARTS 101
ARTS 220

Spring:
ARTS 101 (if not taken in fall)
ART 221

Sophomore year

Fall:
Another studio art (ARTS) course

Spring:
An art history (ART) course

ART 220 and 221 and ARTS 101 can be taken sophomore year.

ARTS 101 may also be completed by taking ARTS 102 and ARTS 103 separately or concurrently.

Students majoring in art are strongly encouraged to spend a year or a semester abroad.

If a student wishes to study in a country where a foreign language is spoken, he or she must be sure to enroll in the appropriate language courses at Hood in the freshman and sophomore years. Students considering graduate school in art history should take either French or German through the intermediate level.

Students planning careers in art therapy should take a minimum of 15 credits in studio art and 15 credits in psychology in preparation for graduate school. They should major in either studio art or psychology.

Coursework in studio art, as well as in art history and chemistry, is also essential for a student considering a career in conservation.

II. Art - Concentration in Archaeology

First year

Fall:
ART 220

Spring:
ARTS 203 

Sophomore year

Fall:
ART 220 (if not taken First-Year)

ANTH 201 or ARTS 211

Spring:
300-level Art History/Archaeology course

Students who plan to study classical archaeology in graduate school should take Latin and/or Greek, beginning in their freshman or Sophomore Year. They should also take either French or German through the intermediate level (both languages are expected in graduate school).

Students should plan to complete their fieldwork in the summer, ideally between the sophomore and junior years.

III. Art - Concetration in Studio Art

First year

Fall:
ART 220

ARTS 101 and ARTS 123

Spring:
ART 221
ARTS 123 (if not taken in fall)

An additional 200-level ARTS

Sophomore year

Fall:
ART 220
ARTS 101 and ARTS 123

Fall:
ARTS 300
Any 200-level ARTS of interest*

Spring:
ART 300 (may be repeated)
Continue 200-level ARTS sequence in concentration

*Must include a 200-level ARTS class in the medium (painting, drawing, ceramics, printmaking or photography) selected as the student’s concentration

ARTS 101 may also be completed by taking ARTS 102 and ARTS 103 separately or concurrently.

IV. Art - Concentration in Art Education (K-12)

First year

Spring:
ART 221
ARTS 123 (if not taken in fall)
ARTS 237
An additional 200-level ARTS 

Sophomore year

Fall:
ARTS 203 or 211
ARTS 338
EDUC 204
EDUC 223

Spring:
ARTS 203 or 211
ARTS 234 or 235
An additional level II ARTS course
EDUC 308