ART 490

Directed Studies

Units: 1.5 or 3.0

This course is for advanced students who have a shared field of interest with a particular instructor. Students are expected to have a well-developed proposal prepared in order to apply to an instructor for supervision.


  • May be taken more than once for credit in different topics to a maximum of 3 units.
  • Students who have completed 6 units of credit in the specialized area of study (at least 3 units of which must be at the third-year level) may request permission to register in the course.
  • It is the expectation that, as well as the weekly conference time with their adviser, students will spend a minimum of 3 hours per week in the studio.
  • Students may not take a third-year course and a directed studies with the same instructor in the same discipline in the same year.


  • Declared Major in Visual Arts; and
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Visual Arts offered by the Department of Visual Arts in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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