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The following art history and humanities and sciences courses are required of all students registered in the Honors Program.

These courses must be taken in conjunction with departmental studio requirements.

The first year explores the rise of modernity, the period from the late eighteenth century to the present, while the second year spans antiquity and pre-modern thought through the late eighteenth century. The Honors Program concludes in the third year with continued focus on the studio major along with one required semester of HSD-3507, Visual Science Workshop and one semester of either AHD-3140, Memory and History in Film, or AHD-3145, Issues in Contemporary Art. The second semester of the third year includes a trip abroad during the spring break.

First-Year Requirements

In addition to the studio requirements of each major, students enroll in one semester of each of the following courses:

HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES
HHD-1040 Political History of the Modern World I
HHD-1045 Political History of the Modern World II
HPD-1050 Modern Philosophy I
HPD-1055 Modern Philosophy II
HLD-1827 Why Modernism? Part I
HLD-1828 Why Modernism? Part II

ART HISTORY
AHD-1040 History and Theory of Modern Art I
AHD-1045 History and Theory of Modern Art II

Second-Year Requirements

In addition to the studio requirements of each major, students enroll in one semester of each of the following courses:

ART HISTORY
AHD-2010 Art of the Premodernist World

HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES
HLD-2123 Human and Divine
HHD-2050 History of the Premodern World
HPD-2060-HP From Ancient Myth to the Birth of Modern Science
HPD-2062-HP Scientific Subjectivity: Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology From 1800 to 1950

Third-Year Requirements

In addition to the studio requirements of each major, students enroll in one semester of one of the following courses:

ART HISTORY
AHD-3140-HP Memory and History in Film
AHD-3145-HP Issues in Contemporary Art: Globalism-New Patterns of Practice, Shifting Grounds of Discourse

HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES
HSD-3507 Visual Science Workshop

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