The Art Department encourages students to travel and study abroad. Students must take into consideration, however, that require d courses for juniors in each wing, ArtH 301 and ArtS 319, prepare students for the independent research and/or independent artistic production which is the focus of the senior year.
- Art History students must take ArtH 301 in their junior year unless they are planning to study abroad for a full year; in th at case, they may take the required class in their senior year (and should consider taking the course as a second-semester sophomore).
- Studio Art Majors must take the required Junior Seminar (ArtS 319) in the Fall semester of their junior year unless they are planning to study abroad for a full year; or unless they have permission of the chair of the department, in that case, they may take the required class in their senior year.
- History and Practice students must include their Study Abroad plans in their application to the major and discuss them with their advisor.
Study Abroad Credit
Note that Credit for study abroad courses toward the Major in Art Studio is not automatic. A portfolio of completed work, or documentation (such as photographs) of the work if the original work is not portable, must be submitted to art studio faculty upon return from study abroad. (The student should consult the Art Studio advisor to determine which Art Studio faculty will assess the portfolio). The work submitted from a study abroad course must be deemed roughly equivalent in quantity and quality to course work at the College in order for a study abroad course to count towards the Art Studio Major.