Art Independent Study Enrollment Form

Independent study courses 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 courses of 4 credits taken for a letter grade are applied as elective 3000-level studios. Independent studio courses of fewer than 4 credits and/or taken for an S/U grade are applied as free elective credit only. Enrollment in an independent study requires an approved Art Independent Study Form.

Independent Study Course Options

  • ART 3091 Directed Readings in Art
  • ART 3092 Independent Studio in Art
  • ART 3093 Directed Research in Art

Eligibility requirements for enrolling in an independent study (independent studio, directed readings, directed research):*

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

*Out-of-department students may be exempt from these requirements at the discretion of the supervising professor.

Fields marked with * are required.

Graduation Date

Course Information *

List previous course(s) in area of study:

2000-level Studio
3000-level Studio
  1. Print the form and attach an abstract.
  2. Bring the completed form, including abstract, to the supervising instructor for approval.
  3. After the supervising instructor has approved, the form and abstract should be brought to the Department of Art, 224 Tjaden Hall, for department chair approval.
  4. Finally, the approved form and abstract should be submitted to Student Services, B01 W. Sibley Hall, for processing.

Supervising Instructor's Signature: ___________________________________  Date: ___________

Eligibility Verification by Department of Art, 224 Tjaden Hall

The student has satisfied the following eligibility requirements for an independent study in art:

The 2000-level studio has been successfully completed in the proposed studio practice area; &
One 3000-level studios has been successfully completed in the proposed studio practice area; &
The cumulative GPA is 2.7 or better; &
The student will be enrolled in Ithaca during the semester of the independent study
Art Department Signature: __________________________________     Date: _________________

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