Department of the History of Art and Architecture Undergraduate Academic Advising

HA&A is proud to offer hands-on personalized advising for all students through College of Design Student Services located in 105 Lawrence Hall. Students can schedule academic advising appointments in person or by phone at 541-346-2621. Michelle Garibay is the dedicated undergraduate academic advising specialist for HA&A students.

Our faculty Director of Undergraduate Studies provides discipline-specific mentoring for students on topics such as selecting among various ARH courses, entering the HA&A honors program, and considering graduate school programs in the field. The faculty DUS holds regular office hours and is also available by appointment.


To browse through the schedule of courses offered by the Department of the History of Art and Architecture (and other departments), visit the UO Class Schedule.

Descriptions of courses currently offered during specific terms and the complete list of chronological breadth areas assigned to each course are available on the current student blog.

Find complete details for all academic programs offered by the university in the online version of the current UO Catalog.


Grading Criteria for Undergraduate Studies

Criteria considered:

  • Quality and amount of work
  • Engagement with course expectations and concepts
  • Participation
  • Progress and self-challenge
  • Typical grade distributions
     

A+ through A-: Exceptional or outstanding work that demonstrates keen insight, original thinking, critical analysis, and full command of the material covered in lectures and readings. An "A" grade reflects students’ ability to clearly and thoughtfully articulate what they have learned in the course.

B+ through B-: Good to excellent work that demonstrates strong originality, comprehension, critical thinking, and attention to detail. In addition, a "B" grade reflects students’ ability to clearly articulate what they have learned in the course.

C+ through C-: Work that exhibits basic comprehension of the material covered in lectures and readings, and some evidence of critical thinking and attention to detail. A "C" grade reflects students’ ability to adequately articulate what they have learned in the course.

D+ through D-: Work that demonstrates minimal comprehension of the material covered in lectures and readings, and little attention to detail. A "D" grade may reflect students’ difficulty in articulating what they have learned in the course.

F: Work that does not demonstrate comprehension of the material covered in lectures and readings. It exhibits consistent problems with comprehension, organization, critical thinking, and supporting details. An "F" grade reflects students’ inability to articulate what they may have learned in the course.