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Admission to the Major: Art History

Admission to the BA in Art History requires a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Current UW Students/Freshmen

  • Meet with an Adviser to declare the major and discuss the Art History degree requirements
  • Students are strongly encouraged to declare their major early in their academic career; University policy requires that students declare a major by the time they have accumulated 105 credits

Prospective Transfer Students

Honors in Art History

Art History offers students the option of a degree with distinction. See Honors in Art History for more information.


We invite you to attend a Preview session for advising and information about the programs, enrichments, and opportunities for majors in School of Art + Art History + Design.