Students wishing to receive an Honors BA in Art Conservation must complete:
- All requirements for the Art Conservation (BA) .
- All of the University’s generic requirements for the Honors Degree .
The Honors credits required in Art Conservation include ARTC 301 , ARTC 302 , and ARTC 495 , and courses in such collateral disciplines as Anthropology, Art History, and Chemistry.
The Art Conservation Department will offer ARTC 301 , ARTC 302 , and ARTC 495 for Honors credit in conjunction with the regular section. Students enrolled for Honors credit will be responsible for additional assignments and activities, including in-depth investigation of art and artifact technology and deterioration using visual and microscopic analysis, individual meetings with the instructor and local conservation professionals focused on current issues relating to the care and preservation of cultural property, and on-site assessment of the condition and collection care practices of local cultural institutions.
Students seeking an Honors degree will be expected to take two from ARTH 153 /ARTH 154 /ANTH 104 , plus ARTC 301 /ARTC 302 /ARTC 495 and they are encouraged to take CHEM 103 /CHEM 104 or CHEM 107 /CHEM 108 (at least some of) CHEM 111 /CHEM 112 , and CHEM 120 for Honors credit. For the Honors Degree with Distinction, the Honors Thesis (UNIV 401 /UNIV 402 ) will involve six credits of advanced-level research in Art Conservation studies.