Pathway in Art, Design, and Music

Principal faculty mentor: Susan Anderson

This pathway is particularly appropriate for students of art, art history, design, and music, and can also be expanded to include courses in history, philosophy, and other relevant subjects listed in other pathways.

Requirements for the Ger/Scan major

  1. Take GER 101-103 and 201-203; or SWED 101-103 and 201-203 (or place out)
  2. Take 4 upper-division courses taught in German or a Scandinavian language (e.g. GER 311-313 and one other; SWED 405: Third Year Swedish )
  3. Choose between 3 and 6 courses from the list below
  4. Take 2 to 5 further GER or SCAN courses so that you end up with
    1. A grand total of 12 courses beyond GER 101-203 or SWED 101-203
    2. At least 8 of the 12 at the upper division
    3. At least 6 of the 12 with a GER or SCAN subject code
  5. Consult your faculty mentor about
    1. the capstone requirement
    2. study abroad (if you’re interested)


Any GER or SCAN course numbered 210-499

Eligible courses outside the department

ARH 204-206     History of Western Art (only 1 out of 3)
ARH 343             Northern Renaissance Art
ARH 351*           19th-Century Art
ARH 352*           Art of the Enlightenment
ARH 353*           Modern Art, 1880-1950
ARH 354*           Contemporary Art
ARH 358*           History of Design
ARH 451*           Studes in 19th-Century Art
ARH 457*           Contemporary Art
ARH 462*           Modern Architecture
HUM 300*          Themes in the Humanities
MUS 267-269*   Music History (only 1 out of 3)
MUS 351            The Music of Bach and Handel
MUS 475*          History of Opera, Mozart to the Present

* depending on content