Application for Acceptance as an Art Major BA in Art (Studio)
Admission to the Department of Art for both the BA and BFA programs is selective. First-year students and transfer students intending to major in Art are required to submit an application for acceptance as an art major, upon acceptance to UWG. Application/portfolio reviews for acceptance will be held on announced dates during the Fall and Spring semesters. (See Department of Art website at http://www.westga.edu/~artdept for complete application description and dates). All applicants who are accepted will be approved for the BA in Art (Studio) degree.
The application/portfolio review is based on a consideration of artwork and a written effectiveness. Students who pass the application for admission review process are approved to register for ART 1006, 1007, 1008, 1009 and ART 2201 and 2202, as well as introductory studio art courses at the 3000 level. Students who do not pass the application/portfolio review are allowed to register for 9 credit hours of ART 1006, 1007, 1008, 1009 and ART 2201 or 2202. After the completion of the allotted 9 hours, the applicant must submit an updated application/portfolio for consideration in order to continue as an art major.