Advanced Placement Studio Art / PortfolioCOURSE DESCRIPTION:AP Studio Art (1.5 Credits): This course is intended for highly motivated students who are seriously interested in the study of art. Students must be aware that AP Studio Art involves significantly more commitment than the typical high school art course. Emphasis will be placed on the areas of breadth of portfolio, quality of artwork and a concentration of individual interests. Art projects are structured as creative advanced-level problem-solving assignments designed to increase technical skill, conceptual creativity, planning skills and critiquing in students. All students must present a completed portfolio to the AP Examination Committee for evaluation in May. Students taking AP Studio Art are required to take an AP Studio Art seminar course during the second semester. Students must select both courses on their course selection worksheet.Prerequisite: Grade of 85% or above in Art Major II. Portfolio review and approval of AP instructor.Portfolio (1.0 Credit): This course is for the serious art student who is interested in creating an extensive portfolio for college admissions and a possible art-related career. Art projects are structured as creative advanced-level problem-solving assignments designed to increase technical skill, conceptual creativity, planning skills, and critiquing in students. Students enrolling in AP Studio Art should not sign up for Portfolio.Prerequisite: Grade of 73% or better in Art Major II.
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