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2012-2013 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Department of Art

Art: Studio Art Option (B.A)



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An option in the Art (B.A.) offerings.

Portfolio Review
Students wishing to pursue the BA with option in Studio Art must apply for admission after earning a total of 45 semester hours of credit, complete the foundations program (Art 1000, 1001, 1110, 1111, 2601, 2602) and six semester hours of 2000 level studio courses (Art 2000, 2050, 2100, 2250, 2560, or 2700), have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 for all coursework, and a minimum Studio Art GPA of 2.75, submit an electronic portfolio of artwork completed in foundations studio courses and 2000 level studio courses, and a one-page statement of intent. The portfolio of artwork will be reviewed and ranked by the Studio Area faculty. Admission in the program is based on a comparative scoring system of performance in the above requirements (cumulative GPA, Studio Art GPA, completion of required coursework, portfolio of artwork, statement of intent).

Exceptions to these requirements can be made only in response to written requests and the subsequent review and recommendation of the Studio Area faculty.
 

Core Requirements


The BA in Art with Studio Art option requires a total of 53 semester hours. The option coursework consists of 29 semester hours of Studio Art and Art History courses common to both emphases and 24 semester hours of courses from the Two-Dimensional Emphasis OR the Three-Dimensional Emphasis.

29 Semester Hours of required Studio Art and Art History coursework:


  • 3 Semester Hours of Art History Electives numbered at the 3610-level or above  (See Footnote 1).

3 Semester Hours of Art History Electives numbered at the 3610-level or above. (See Footnote 1)


Two-Dimensional Emphasis (2D)


3 Semester Hours of 3D Studio Art Elective Chosen From:


6 Semester Hours of Electives Chosen From:


 Art History courses (See Footnote 1) and Three-dimensional Studio Art courses (See Footnote 3).

Three-Dimensional Emphasis (3D)


3 Semester Hours of 2D Studio Art Elective Chosen From:


6 Semester Hours of Electives Chosen From:


Art History courses (See Footnote 1) and Two-dimensional Studio Art courses (See Footnote 2).

Footnotes:


Major GPA based on all art courses taken at EIU.

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