Requirements for Major
Majors acquire essential artistic skills as well as experience in the handling of a wide variety of materials and methods. The program puts the student in touch with the problems of creation and with the ideas of artists in the contemporary world.
The major requires 30 credits in ARTS courses including ARTS 161 and 162. Twelve credits must be at the 200 level and 9 credits at the 300 or 400 level. ARTS 407 (Special Projects in Art) does not count toward major in Studio Art. ARTH 268 (Art Since 1945) is required and should be taken in the fall term of the third year. In the fourth year he or she declares a concentration in painting, printmaking, photography, cinematography, Digital Art, or sculpture which culminates in an exhibition. Majors must have a minimum GPA of 2.000 in major courses, or be dropped from the program. A grade of C- or below does not count for major credit.
For more information, contact the Undergraduate Advisor, McIntire Department of Art, Dell 1 & 2, P.O. Box 400872, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4130; (434) 924- 6123; Fax: (434) 982-4699; www.virginia.edu/art.