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Certificate in Portrait and Figurative Art

Effective Spring 2021

The Certificate in Portrait and Figurative Art is designed to give interested students the knowledge and skills necessary to have a successful professional career in portrait and figurative art. The Certificate is offered to students in FIU’s Department of Art+ Art History.

Only students majoring in a degree program at FIU’s Department of Art+ Art may enroll in the Certificate program. The course titled Classical Drawing (ART 3314C/ART 4322C) must be taken during the first two semesters of the program. In addition, a grade of B or better in the first two (2) studio courses is a prerequisite for continuing in the Certificate program. Students must receive a grade of a B- or better in all the required courses in order to graduate.

For more information contact the Academy Director: Prof. David Chang changd@fiu.edu

For a complete list of requirements and courses, visit: A+AH Undergraduate Catalog

Portfolio requirement for consideration into the program:

  • 10 Observational Drawings

  • 5 Observational Paintings

 

Program Requirements: (18 credits)

Required Academy Studio Courses: (15 credits) Select from the following:

ART 3314C       Classical Drawing

ART 4322C       Advanced Classical Drawing

ART 3335C       Portrait Drawing

ART 4335C       Advanced Portrait Drawing

ART 3569C       Portrait Painting

ART 4517C       Advanced Portrait Painting

ART 3560C       Figure Painting

ART 4560C       Advanced Figure Painting

ART 3512C       Landscape Painting

ART 4514C       Advanced Landscape Painting

Art History Requirement: (3 credits) Select from the following:

ARH 4312         Later Italian Renaissance

ARH 3350         Baroque Art

ARH 4413         Enlightenment and Romanticism

ARH 4414         Nineteenth Century European Art

ARH 4450         Modern Art

*Other art history courses may satisfy the requirement with approval from the Academy Director.

For more information contact the Academy Director: Prof. David Chang changd@fiu.edu

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Art + Art History or the FIU University Graduate School:

Department of Art + Art History
Florida International University
VH 216, Modesto A. Maidique Campus – Miami, Florida 33199
Tel: (305)-348-2897

Christopher Rodriguez Barake
Coordinator of Academic Support Services
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-6648 Email: crodri@fiu.edu

Maida Purdy
Academic Advisor III
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-3539  Email: maida.purdy@fiu.edu

Maria M. Henriquez, MPA
Academic Advisor II
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-7486  Email: mparrill@fiu.edu 

University Graduate School
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC 240
11200 S.W. 8th Street Miami, FL 33199
Phone: (305) 348-2455 | Fax: (305) 348-3433
Email: ugs@fiu.edu Website: gradschool.fiu.edu

Department of Art + Art History
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Viertes Haus Building
11200 SW 8th Street - VH 216 Miami, Florida 33199
Contact
PH: 305-348-2897 | Fx: 305-348-0513
E-Mail: art@fiu.edu