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Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

School of Art & Art History

Class session at the Hampden Center

Programs of Study

BFA Pre-Art Conservation: Sample Four-Year Schedule

Sample Four-Year Schedule

 

Fall Quarter

Winter Quarter

Spring Quarter

Year 1

FSEM

CHEM1010 & 1040

ARTS1100 2D

LANGUAGE 1000

WRIT1122

CHEM2451 & 2461

ARTS 1200 3D

LANGUAGE 1000

WRIT1133

CHEM2452 & 2462

ARTS 1250 Drawing

LANGUAGE 1000

Year 2

CHEM2453 & 2463

ARTS 1300 Concepts

ARTH World Art I

LANGUAGE 2000

CHEM 2011 and 2041

ARTS2045 or 3065 Dwg

ARTH World Art II

LANGUAGE 2000

CHEM2130

ARTS 2115 Oil Painting

ARTH 2872 Intro to Conservation

LANGUAGE 2000

Year 3

Note: fall is a full semester in Florence, Italy.

Conservation I*

Conserv of Archaeological Artifacts*

ARTS elective

ARTH elective

AI:SOC as ARTH elective

SI: SOC

ARTS 2--- Printmaking

ARTH elective

 

AI: SOC

SI: SOC

ARTH World Art III

ARTS2415 Intro to Photo

Year 4

ARTS 3960 Conservation Internship

ARTS 2515 Ceramics

ARTS elective

ARTH elective

 

ASEM

ARTS 2615 Sculpture

ARTS elective

ARTH elective

 

Sr Project Conservation

ARTS elective

ARTH elective

ARTH elective

 

* Conservation classes taken at SACI may count toward either ARTS or ARTH electives.

In order to add electives in other areas, students may choose to take some summer or interterm classes.  All chemistry classes and Introduction to Photo are offered during most summers, as are many language classes. In consultation with the advisor, students may also arrange a four-credit conservation internship during the summer that will count in place of an art history or studio art elective.

FormsConservation Internship Application (pdf)

Experience

Students need as much conservation experience as possible before applying to graduate programs. Most programs list 400 hours of work as a minimum, but that will not make you a competitive applicant.  Summer internships can be arranged locally, with or without credit, usually without pay.  See your advisor. At least one year of full time experience after graduation is highly recommended.

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