Independent Study

Fine arts students with special interests may conduct independent study projects. Conducting an independent study provides the qualified student with an opportunity for in-depth research into their topic of choice. Students complete projects while working closely with a member of the fine arts faculty.

Independent Study Requirements for the various Fine Arts majors:

Art 405, 406, 407:
A program of advanced intensive study and experience in art under the guidance of the art area staff. (1/2, 1, 1/2)
Lecture/Studio: Hours vary.
Prerequisite: Completion of all coursework in the area of interest and submission of a written proposal, following departmental guidelines.

Art History 406:
A program of advanced intensive study and experience in art history under the guidance of the art history staff. (1)
Lecture/Studio: Hours vary.
Prerequisite: Permission and submission of a written proposal, following departmental guidelines.

Music 405, 406, 407:
A program of advanced intensive study and experience in music under the guidance of the area staff. The student will submit a written proposal for specific study before the beginning of Examination Week of the term prior to the term in which the work is to be done. Admission by approval of the Music Area faculty on the recommendation of the directing professor. Students are alerted to consult the departmental "Guidelines for Independent Studies/Internships" prior to initiating their planning. (1/2, 1, 1/2) Lecture-Laboratory: Hrs. vary.
Prerequisite: Basic through advanced courses in area of interest, or by permission.

Theatre 405, 406, 407:
A program of advanced intensive study and experience in theatre under the guidance of the departmental staff. The student must submit a written proposal to the department before the beginning of Examination Week of the term prior to the term in which the work is to be done. See departmental guidelines. (1/2, 1, 1/2) Lecture-Laboratory: hours vary
Prerequisite: Departmental approval of proposal and three graded (not P/F) quarter-units of Theatre Workshop; Theatre Arts 405 or 407 is prerequisite to Theatre Arts 406.

 
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