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    Concord University
  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog (August 2017 - July 2018)

ART 424 Advanced Studies in Visual Arts

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ART 221  or ART 331  and the permission permission of the instructor, and overall GPA of at least 2.50, a grade point average of at least 3.00 in Studio Art courses and the completion of 30 or more semester hours.
Under one general heading, a variety of courses are available to meet requirements in the visual arts. Advanced Studies in Visual Arts is a continuation of principles introduced in lower division courses with increasing emphasis on independent projects. Each of these courses requires a high degree of commitment and self-discipline on the part of the student due to the rigorous curriculum and the individualized course structure. The student will focus attention on one of the specific areas listed below. Topics of study will be indicated on the student’s transcript. The Emphasis of study may be divided into the following topics or areas of concentration: Art History, Sculpture, Installation, Painting, Advertising/ Graphic Design, Art Education, Illustration, Jewelry, Ceramics, Drawing, Weaving, Print-making, Crafts, Portfolio Preparation or Photography. Upon registering for any Advanced Studies course, the student must submit a written proposal outlining the project and anticipated research methods to an appropriate art faculty member. The aforementioned faculty member will be responsible for the evaluation of the project and a grade assignment at the conclusion of the semester.  A grade of C or better is required for credit for art majors.