ARTS-390: Portfolio Project in Studio Art

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: ARTS-390 Portfolio Project in Studio Art

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): Independent study equivalent to 4 studio hours

Credits: 1

Pre-requisites (if any): 15 Credits in Studio Arts, ARTH-100 or ARTH-101, and at least one Art History elective

Course Description in college catalog:

A second-year, independent study course specializing in the solving of aesthetic, technical and professional problems. Major emphasis is on building a portfolio for presentation for employment or application for 4-year degree programs based on a student-generated creative project in the medium of the individual student’s concentration. The student meets with the course instructor and/or faculty adviser for regularly scheduled meetings to present their work as it develops, or for critique and discussion. There is a required term paper, due one week in advance of the nal review at the end of the semester. A committee of art department faculty participates in the review and grading. Any incompletes are the decision of the committee only, and are based on the presentation of work during nal review.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.S. Art (Concentration: Art and Design)

A.S. Digitial Art and Design (elective)

Course-specific student learning outcomes:


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Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:


Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

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