Visual Arts Table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Visual Arts

Major

Achievement of a major in Visual Arts requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level interdisciplinary units

Minor

Achievement of a minor in Visual Arts requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units
The relevant units of study for this program, major and minor are listed below.

1000 level units of study

Core
CAVA1001
Visual Art Foundation 1
6    N CASF1001
Semester 1
Semester 2
CAVA1002
Visual Art Foundation 2
6    P CAVA1001
N CAST1001
Semester 1
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

Selective
CAEL2039
Screen Arts: an Introduction
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2041
The Art of Sound and Noise

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
CAEL2042
Photography and the Darkroom
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Intensive July
Semester 1
CAEL2044
Radical Rock Video
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2045
Site Works: Sculptural Interventions
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2047
Animation
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2048
Investigating Clay
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2049
Vessel as Concept: Hot Glass Intro
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2053
Screen Printing: an Introduction

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
CAEL2054
Silversmithing: Exoskeleton Extension

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
CAEL2055
Bodyworks: Jewellery as Communication

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
CAEL2060
Experimental Writing Studio
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2069
Screenwriting and Directing
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2072
Ceramics: Potter¿s Wheel as Sculptural Tool

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
CAEL2076
Upcycled Glass: Introducing Warm Glass
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL2080
Etching: Expanded Workshops
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2081
Fusion: Jewellery and Ceramics
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2083
Virtual Objects 2D
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2085
Photography and the Lighting Studio
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL2092
Sculpture: Form and Materials

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
CAEL2093
Sculpture: Installation and Space

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
CAEL2094
Painting: Transcultural Collaborations

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    N CAEL2067
Semester 2
CAEL2095
Video Art Studio (in a post medium era)

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
ARHT2614
Pollock to Psychedelia
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in American Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT2640
Contemporary Asian Art
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Asian Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2040
Semester 2
ARHT2671
Art, Travel, Empires
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2071
Semester 2
ARHT2616
High Renaissance Art
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2016
Semester 2
ARHT2652
From Silent to Sound Cinema
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2052
Semester 2
ARHT2653
Memory of the World: Key Films

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P (ARHT1001 and ARHT1002) or 18 Junior credit points including ENGL1011 or 6 Senior credit points from ICLS
N ARHT2053
Semester 1
ARHT2678
Islamic Art and Architecture
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Art History major or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 2
ARHT2632
Modern Australian Art and Cinema
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Film Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
N ARHT2032
Semester 1
ARHT2674
Fashion and Dress: Past and Present
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Art History or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Critical Studies
Semester 1
ARHT2677
Art, Memory, and Identity
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level
Semester 2

3000 level units of study

Selective
CAEL3014
Image/Object in Photomedia
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
N CAEL2043
Semester 1
CAEL3015
Glass in Time: Advanced Hot Glass
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Visual Arts including CAEL2049
N CAEL2078
Semester 2
CAEL3016
Experimental Film
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Studio Foundation
Semester 2
CAEL3017
Skin and Sign: Ceramic Surfaces

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    N CAEL2073
Semester 2
CAEL3018
Introduction to Digital Publishing

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    N CAEL2052
Semester 2
CAEL3019
The Experimental Darkroom
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Visual Arts including CAEL2042
Semester 2
CAEL3020
Critical Bodies: Performance Art Practice
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL3021
Expanded Painting
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or Studio Foundation
Semester 1
CAEL3022
Posters to Paste-ups
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or Studio Foundation
N CAEL2051
Semester 1
CATE3003
Fashion, the Body and Art

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P CATE1001 and CATE1002
N CATE2017
Semester 1
CATE3004
Contemporary Realism

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P CATE1001 and CATE1002
N CATE2021
Semester 2
CATE3005
Art and Nature

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6    P CATE1001 and CATE1002
N CATE2014
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary project unit of study

CAEL3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
CAEL3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Visual Arts
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

In addition to the requirements in the degree resolutions, admission to Honours in Visual Arts requires:
(i) completion of the requirements of the pass degree of the Bachelor of Visual Arts, or a Major in Visual Arts in an undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney or an equivalent degree from another university with a weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 65 across all 2000- and 3000-level units; and
(ii) presentation of a research proposal outlining the proposed topic of investigation; and
(iii) for students not in the Bachelor of Visual Arts, presentation of a portfolio of creative work demonstrating level of expertise for honours level.
Achievement of Honours in Visual Arts requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 36 credit points of 4000-level core Honours units, either by studio practice and research paper; or by dissertation.

By studio practice and research paper

CAHO4005
Research Honours Seminar
6    C CAHO4001 or CAHO4003
Semester 1

By dissertation

CAHO4005
Research Honours Seminar
6    C CAHO4001 or CAHO4003
Semester 1

Advanced coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Visual Arts are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24 credit points of advanced coursework units of study will be included in the table for 2020.