Curriculum - Honors Program
Qualified students can enroll in the Art History Honors Program and can pursue departmental honors by writing an honors thesis on a focused research topic over the course of two semesters. They must meet the following requirements:
- a cumulative average in all course work at the college of 3.0 or above
- an average of 3.5 or above in Art History courses taken at New Paltz
- a completion of twenty-one or more credits in Art History application must be made in the Junior year
The Art History Department also gives an annual prize to the graduating senior with the highest average in art history courses taken at New Paltz.