Requirements for the graduate major in art history include eight courses (32 credits), proficiency in one foreign language, and an 8-credit thesis. A minimum 3.0 (B) cumulative GPA must be earned at Purchase College.

Required Courses:

  1. ARH 5101/Proseminar: Method and Theory in Art History
  2. ARH 5325/Master’s Colloquium I
  3. ARH 5326/Master’s Colloquium II
  4. ARH 5—/One course dealing with art before 1950
  5. Four elective courses in art history
  6. ARH 5990/Master’s Thesis I: 4 credits
  7. ARH 5991/Master’s Thesis II: 4 credits

Updates to the 2016–18 Purchase College Catalog:

  • Added 11/30/16: MA Museum and Gallery Practice Option; Neuberger Curatorial Fellows Program.