Conservation is an interdisciplinary field that builds upon a strong foundation in chemistry, studio arts, art history, history, and anthropology. We encourage students to double major or minor in related disciplines including, Anthropology, Art History, History, Chemistry, Foreign Languages, and Material Culture Studies to better understand our material past.
To be a practicing conservator it is necessary to have a specialized graduate degree. Our undergraduate program helps to prepare students, but does not guarantee entry into the conservation graduate programs. Following graduation, our Art Conservation undergraduates will be able to: