Language Requirement

Students must demonstrate a reading knowledge of one art historical language (or other language as appropriate). Students must take the departmental reading exam in the language of their choice at least once by the time they have completed 9 credits.

Language Exams offered every semester:


If a student does not pass the exam by the third attempt, the Department of Art History strongly recommends that the student enroll in an appropriate language course.

Students may not enroll in thesis research (990) unless they have passed the language examination.

Language Examination Guidelines

Time Limit: 1 Hour

Instructions: Translate the passage into clear, grammatical, idiomatic English

NOTE: Students are allowed to use a dictionary.

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