Overview

Introduction

The University of Kansas is a member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The entrance and graduation requirements in this catalog conform to the published guidelines of those organizations.

Undergraduate Programs

Advanced Placement in Art and Design

Students who score 3, 4, or 5 on the CEEB Advanced Placement Examination may receive up to 3 credit hours in art studio electives. Advanced placement credit does not exempt students from foundations requirements.

Advising

Students admitted to work toward B.F.A., B.A., or B.A.E. degrees are advised by the advising specialist for 2 semesters. After a student has completed 12 hours of foundations courses, he or she is advised by faculty members in the major field. Check sheets describing each program in complete detail are available from the Art and Design office, 300 Art and Design Building, or online. History of art, information is available from the Kress Foundation Department of Art History. Students are encouraged to seek advice from any faculty member in a specific area of interest.

For each credit hour in class another three hours of work will be expected outside class time. In studio courses, one hour of credit represents two hours in class with another 3 hours per credit minimum is expected as study time outside class. It is normally expected that for a 3 credit hours studio there will total clock hours of 15 hours per week for 15 weeks during the semester.

Introduction

The University of Kansas is a member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The entrance and graduation requirements in this catalog conform to the published guidelines of those organizations.

Graduate Programs

The Department of Visual Art offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree in visual art. Concentrations include ceramics, drawing and painting, expanded media, fibers, metalsmithing and jewelry, printmaking, and sculpture. A Master of Arts degree in visual art education and graduate licensure in art education are also available through the Department of Visual Art.

Contact Info

Department of Visual Art

Art and Design Building
1467 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 300
Lawrence, KS 66045-7531
785-864-4042
785-864-4404
visualart@ku.edu
http://www.art.ku.edu/
Mary Anne Jordan, Chair
785-864-4042
majordan@ku.edu

Department of Visual Art

Art and Design Building
1467 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 300
Lawrence, KS 66045-7531
785-864-4042
785-864-4404
visualart@ku.edu
http://www.art.ku.edu/
, Undergraduate Coordinator
785-864-4042

Department of Visual Art

Art and Design Building
1467 Jayhawk Blvd., Room 300
Lawrence, KS 66045-7531
785-864-4402
785-864-4404
visualart@ku.edu
http://www.art.ku.edu/
Norman Akers, Director of Graduate Studies
785-864-4401
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