B.F.A. Independent Study

Independent study classes in the Department of Art are offered on the Ithaca campus in the fall and spring semesters only. Students enroll 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 advanced 3000-level studios. Independent studio classes of fewer than 4 credits and/or taken for an S/U grade are applied as elective credit only. Enrollment in an independent study requires an approved Independent Study Form (PDF).

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

  • Successful completion of the 2000-level and one 3000-level studio in the studio practice area
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better
  • Enrollment in Ithaca during the fall or spring semester

The above information must be verified by the Department of Art on an Independent Study Form (PDF) prior to enrollment. Standard university add/drop deadlines apply to enrollment in an art independent study.