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Skidmore College
Art Department

Independent Studies

AR 371 A  Independent Study   2
An opportunity for qualified senior students to pursue an advanced level independent project within a discipline, under the guidance of a Department of Art faculty member. Independent study provides a structure for students already well grounded in a discipline to engage in advanced level work beyond courses normally offered by the department. The student will carefully define a semester's work that complements their previous study and initiate a proposal with a faculty member. After obtaining the faculty member's formal approval, the student will review their proposal with the department chair in order to seek final approval.
Prerequisites: Previous 300-level study in the discipline. Note(s): Open to senior art majors and other qualified seniors. Permission of instructor and department chair is required. Only two independent studies may be counted toward the major. Lab fee varies by discipline. Lab/ Credit Fee varies by subject area.

AR 371 B Independent Study  4
An opportunity for qualified senior students to pursue sustained advanced level independent projects within a discipline, under the guidance of a Department of Art faculty member.. Independent study provides a structure for students already well grounded in a discipline to engage in advanced level work beyond courses normally offered by the department. The student will carefully define a semester's work that complements their previous study and initiate a proposal with a faculty member. After obtaining the faculty member's formal approval, the student will review their proposal with the department chair in order to seek final approval.
Prerequisites: Completion of the most advanced level course in the discipline. Note(s): Only two independent studies may be counted toward the major. Lab fee varies by discipline. The Department

AR 399  Professional Internship in Studio Art   3, 6 or 9
substantial academic and cocurricular experience in the major. With faculty sponsorship and department approval, students may design internships in studio assistance to professional artists, in artist cooperatives, graphic design studios, advertising design studios, galleries, museums, and printing houses, or in other art-related projects. Open to junior and senior majors and minors.
No more than three semester hours in any internship may count toward the studio art major or minor. Non-liberal arts. No laboratory fee.