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This page outlines requirements for the concentration in Visual Studies (BA, The Arts). Students can also study this subject as a minor or as part of a self-designed major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts). Arts majors can also choose the Arts in Context concentration,
in which they study visual studies along with a liberal arts discipline.
The Visual Studies concentration offers a distinctive approach to
the study of the history and theory of art as well as the broader field
of visual culture. Most Visual Studies courses are suitable for students
at any level of training and experience in the visual arts; any
prerequisites are noted in the course descriptions.
Courses should be chosen carefully, in
consultation with the director of the program. Students pursuing the Visual Studies concentration are encouraged to download the Program Requirement Worksheet
for The Arts to track their progress. Students must receive grades of C
or better in all courses taken to fulfill concentration requirements.
The Visual Studies concentration within the Arts major requires the following courses:
Total credits: 45-52
Program ContactProspective students with questions about the Visual Studies program can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visual Studies Program DirectorMargot BoumanBoumanM@newschool.edu
Admission ContactOffice of AdmissionEugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040