B.F.A. Independent Study

Independent study classes in art are offered for variable credit, for up to a maximum of 4 credits. Independent studio classes of 4 credits taken for a letter grade are applied as elective studios. Independent studio classes of fewer than 4 credits and/or taken for an S/U grade are applied as in/out-of-college elective credits only. Enrollment in an independent study requires an approved Independent Study Form.

Classes

ART 3091 Directed Readings in Art

Independent reading allows a student the opportunity to investigate special interests that are not treated in regularly scheduled courses. The student develops a plan of study to pursue under the supervision of a faculty member.

ART 3092 Independent Studio in Art

Independent studio allows a student the opportunity to investigate special interests that are not treated in regularly scheduled courses. The student develops a plan of study to pursue under the supervision of a faculty member.

ART 3093 Directed Research in Art

Independent research allows a student the opportunity to investigate special interests that are not treated in regularly scheduled courses. The student develops a plan of study to pursue under the supervision of a faculty member.

Eligibility Requirements

  • All 2000-level studios completed
  • All required 3000-level studios completed or currently in progress
  • The first two years of the program completed
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better
  • Enrollment in Ithaca

The above information must be verified by the AAP registrar on an Independent Study Form prior to enrollment. Out-of-department students may be exempt from these requirements at the discretion of the supervising professor.