Applying for the Art Conservation Major
Students apply to the undergraduate program in art conservation
through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. You do not need to submit a portfolio to apply for this program.
Application decisions are made by the Admissions Office.
An undergraduate degree
in art conservation prepares students for graduate-level study in
conservation, historic preservation, museum studies, or library science. Our
students often double-major or minor in related disciplines such as chemistry, material
culture, anthropology, art history, and history. Double-majors and minors can
easily be added later in consultation with an advisor, not at the time of
*Note for Transferring Students: The Department cannot guarantee that you will graduate in less
than two years when transferring from another institution or from another major
within the University of Delaware. Most transfer students spend a minimum of 2,
often 3 years earning a bachelor’s degree in art conservation—even with
transfer credits approved from a previous institution. Internal UD transfers
can make a change of major via UDSIS.