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    Lecture by Ayumi Horie, studio potter

    Wednesday, January 29 at 7:00 p.m., Olin Arts Center, room 104

    Lecture by Ayumi Horie, studio potter

    Wednesday, January 29 at 7:00 p.m., Olin Arts Center, room 104

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    Requirements

    Requirements are like having a GPS in one hand and a Lonely Planet guide in the other. By giving you options and checkpoints, requirements help you get the most out of Bates academics.

    Requirements

    Requirements are like having a GPS in one hand and a Lonely Planet guide in the other. By giving you options and checkpoints, requirements help you get the most out of Bates academics.

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    Courses

    A Bates course gathers a community of ready learners — a team, guided by a scholar, that tackles ideas and topics with the vigor of a workout. When it’s done, you’re ready for more.

    Courses

    A Bates course gathers a community of ready learners — a team, guided by a scholar, that tackles ideas and topics with the vigor of a workout. When it’s done, you’re ready for more.


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The department offers courses in studio practice and in the study of the intersecting categories of art, architecture, visual culture, and material culture, from the distant past to the present.

This study also provides insights into intellectual currents, religious doctrines and practices, and social institutions, with attention to issues of class, gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. Studio art involves the integration of traditional disciplines and methods with contemporary practices and the study of visual culture.

The major offers two tracks: one in history and criticism; the other, in studio art. Students intending to study abroad must discuss fulfillment of major requirements with their advisor and the department chair in advance. Students planning graduate study in architecture, landscape architecture, or design are advised to confer with the department chair early in their college careers in order to plan appropriate undergraduate programs.


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