Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts
Total courses: forty.
Major requirements: Studio: twenty-two courses as follows: 27-105, 27-106, 27-107, 27-108, 27-203; one of 27-383 or 27-384; 27-480 (2 credits), 27-481 (2 credits), 27-490 and 27-491; plus at least two 200-level courses in two other separate areas ; five additional 300-level courses with at least three 300-level courses in the same subject area; and one additional studio course. Art History: eight courses as follows: 28-150, 28-214, 28-215, plus five more art history courses, one of which has to be at the 400-level. (Up to three of the following courses may be taken to fulfill the Art History course requirement if approved by an Art History advisor: 11-330, 23-260, 23-261, 40-240, 40-241, 48-413, 48-354). Students must have a positive Portfolio Evaluation to proceed to their second year of study.
Option requirements: six courses including
(a) two courses from Social Sciences;
(b) two courses from Languages or Science;
(c) two courses from any area of study, excluding Arts.
(a) 01-150, 01-151**:
(b) two courses from any area of study, excluding Visual Arts.
**Students who have completed a minimum of twenty semester courses prior to Fall 2008 are not required to take 01-150 and 01-151. Such students, who opt not to take 01-150 and 01-151, will be required to substitute any two courses from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, for which they are eligible.
Portfolio Evaluation: A successful portfolio evaluation is required. The portfolio evaluation takes place at the end of semester 2, after the student has gained credit in 27-105, 27-106, 27-107, 27-108, 28-150.
Students who are otherwise in good standing, but whose portfolio evaluation is not successful may:
(a) be allowed to continue in the B.F.A. program on a conditional basis, subject to re-evaluation;
(b) be allowed to transfer to the general Bachelor of Arts-Visual Arts program.
Consult a program advisor in Visual Arts for details regarding portfolio requirements and procedures.
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