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  • Art as an "Area of Excellence" at TAMUCC
  • Need for the small cohesive atmosphere to remain as we grow

Faculty and Staff Intros (Jack)

  • Faculty
  • Office Staff, Assistants
  • Building Co-ordinator, Assistants
  • Shop Co-Ordinator, Assistants
  • Custodial Staff

The Degrees (Mark)

  • B.A.
  • B.F.A.
  • B.F.A. T.C.
  • Course Requirement Comparison
    • How the degress are perceived by the world at large
    • Number of Art hours in each
    • Art History Hours
    • Foreign Language differences
  • Entrance in the B.F.A. and T.C degrees by application (30-48 art hrs.)
    • deadline
    • Portfolio
    • Gradepoint average
    • Evidence of student committment
    • Statement
    • Summation:
      • Faculty must believe it will bring about a successful exhibition
    • Interim Critique
      • Assignment of senior BFA studio
      • Faculty Preview
    • Exit Requirements
      • Slides
      • Statement
      • Show Announcement

  • B.F.A.T.C.
    • no exhibition
    • scheduling of education courses in a four year program
  • Studio Art Minor
  • Art History Minor

Scholarships, academic and art (Barbra)

  • attendance at orientation meeting
  • application
  • reapplication each spring
  • deadline
  • Study abroad program in Italy

Spring break art history trip (Carey)

Gallery Schedule (Joe)

  • Description of galleries, relationship with art museum need to see real art.
  • Schedule
  • ArtStudents Listserv

Student Organizations (David Phillips)

  • Student Art Association
    • Art Sales
    • Trips, conferences,
    • Sponsoring lectures
    • Exhibition

Graphic Design Student Group (Amanda)

Community Involvement (Greg)

  • Art Center
  • Entering Shows
  • Attending openings
  • Visiting Galleries

FacilitY (Louis and Art)

  • Lockers
  • Building hours
    • Weekend Sign in
    • leaving on time
  • Behavior expectations
  • Woodshop
    • Power Tool use approval
    • Hand tools
  • Loading Zone
  • Consideration of Custodial Staff
  • Computer lab CA201?, CCH231?
  • Noise during performances
  • Respect for each other's work

Safety (Louis)

  • Telephones 911 and 4444
  • Campus phones in each room in CA. Red light.
  • Fire Alarms, clearing the building
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Personal Protection,
    • Eye and Face Protection,
    • Dust Protection, HEPA Respirators and dust (organic vapor cartridges)
    • Gloves,
    • Solvents, Solvent Cans, Spontaneous combustion. No spray materials in the building.
    • MSDS Sheets
    • Eyewash fountains
    • Showers
  • Work in pairs with power tools
  • Keep floor free of trip hazards
  • Change from contaminated clothes

Resources (Louis)

Library, Periodicals, Interlibrary loan, Dean of students, Counseling Center, TRIO Tutoring. Health Center.THE FACULTY and staff.