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Art History Major?

EmpathSilvioEmpathSilvio 68 replies16 threads Junior Member
edited November 2011 in Williams College
I wanted to know, is it common? I was really considering majoring in it, and taking Biochem as a concentration. Can you get the subjects you need for med school with this maneuver?
edited November 2011
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  • marvin100marvin100 8568 replies1249 threads Senior Member
    It's definitely possible. And AH is one of the most popular and best-regarded departments at Williams. Maybe the best anywhere.
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  • momrathmomrath 6046 replies39 threads Senior Member
    As marvin says, double majoring is quite common at Williams, even in two disparate areas like art history and the sciences. Williams has one of the best art history departments in the country and within Williams it's one of the most popular majors. Williams also has excellent medical school counseling so that you'll be sure to be prepared.
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  • EmpathSilvioEmpathSilvio 68 replies16 threads Junior Member
    Thank you guys. I might be pushing it, but do you know if it is popular among internationals? And is there some kind of graduate study relating to it? I mean, if I don't get a chance to go for medicine, I would love to do something relating to it.
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  • marvin100marvin100 8568 replies1249 threads Senior Member
    Williams actually has a *tiny* grad program in AH, but it's one of the best anywhere. Williams alums run dozens of the world's top museums.

    A good friend of mine just finished his MA in AH at Williams, btw. He loved it.
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  • EmpathSilvioEmpathSilvio 68 replies16 threads Junior Member
    O Marvin please make it less enviable. I am convinced I will major in it. I really really hope I get in. I have put it as my first preference.
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  • OvercoreOvercore 136 replies11 threads Junior Member
    The largest contemporary art museum in the U.S. is >15 min from Williams (not quite art history, but at least it's art), and the next town over holds many art galleries that cycle new material regularly. The Clark Museum is also nearby. I don't know much about the art history department, but for the middle of nowhere, the Northern Berkshires sure have a lot of art to offer.
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