Six courses in one studio area. One of these courses (3 cr.) may be taken in another area, with the permission of the concentration faculty. Studio concentration should be declared after completion of the core courses (foundation and breadth) or at the beginning of the junior year. Acceptance in a studio concentration requires the approval of the concentration faculty.
A minimum grade of C is required in all art (ART) courses.
Students will be admitted to the B.F.A. program on the basis of a portfolio review. New freshman or transfer applicants must submit a letter of application and an acceptable portfolio to the art chairperson. (See the Art Department website for specific requirements.) The portfolio may be submitted prior to, concurrently with, or immediately after being accepted to the college. Students who do not have a portfolio may enroll in the B.A. program and begin work on foundation courses. New freshman students may submit recommendations from high school teachers. A B.F.A. review will be held each fall and spring semester. There will be another portfolio review opportunity at the end of the first-year foundation program.
Transfer students must complete a minimum of 40 credits in art courses at SUNY Plattsburgh: