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About Program

Girne American University, Department of Plastic Arts follows a program providing students with artistic creation and intellectual development in contribution with contemporary art approach and interdisciplinary features. The department’s instruction options are painting and sculpture, and it provides an atmosphere for an “artistic identity” which allows creation of original works and notions. Student work’s adaptation and introduction to art environment is provided by promotion and exhibitions of their work.

 

Department of Painting in Girne American University carries out an education-training program which prioritizes development of individual abilities and artistic creation. Within the framework of the Painting Department’s education-training program, as it is in the other departments of our faculty, the students study, four years of education process proceeds with field courses after “Basic Art Education” given in the first year. Technical material and design by experimental studies of concerned arts of painting and sculpture are instructed in this education. The program is supplemented with artistic and cultural activities as conferences, seminars, exhibitions, and workshops. In the third and fourth years, students who apply either for painting or for sculpture can concentrate on their fields. Presentation of a graduation project, which prioritizes in reflecting artistic identity that is carried out throughout the undergraduate program, is executed.

Career Opportunities

Most students aim at becoming professioanal artists, and this ambition is supported throughout the course. Remember, too, that the education and structure we offer strengthens students’ imagination and knowledge in such a way that other paths may also be pursued. Graduates can go on to graduate studies in Fine Art, or continue in other, related subjects Which include professional artists, critics, writers, teachers and creative directors.

Student Opinions

Departmental Courses

Year 1

 

Fall

 

ARC101

Basic Design Studio

CR:(3,6)6

ECTS:12

 

PA103

2d Design

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:5

 

PA131

Photography

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:4

 

PA141

History of Art and Culture

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

PA111

Drawing I

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:3

 

TURK001

Turkish I

CR:(0,0)0

ECTS:2

 

Spring

 

PA102

Introduction to Art Studio

CR:(2,8)6

ECTS:12

 

PA104

3d Design

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:4

 

PA132

Colour Theory and Practice

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:3

 

PA142

History of Modern Art

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

PA112

Drawing II

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

TURK002

Turkish II

CR:(0,0)0

ECTS:2

 

Year 2

 

Fall

 

PA201

Art Studio I

CR:(2,8)6

ECTS:12

 

PA231

Fundamentals of Painting

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:4

 

PA211

Advanced Drawing I

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:4

 

PA241

Contemporary Art

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

T.EL

Technical Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

NH001

National History I

CR:(0,0)0

ECTS:2

 

Spring

 

PA202

Art Studio II

CR:(2,8)6

ECTS:12

 

PA232

Fundamentals of Sculpture

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:4

 

PA212

Advanced Drawing II

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:4

 

ELECTIVE

Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

T.EL

Technical Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

NH002

National History II

CR:(0,0)0

ECTS:2

 

Year 3

 

Fall

 

PA301

Art Studio III

CR:(2,8)6

ECTS:12

 

PA311

Experimental Media

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:4

 

PA331

Printmaking

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:4

 

ELECTIVE

Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

T.EL

Technical Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

PA300

Summer Internship I

CR:(0,0)0

ECTS:2

 

Spring

 

PA302

Art Studio IV

CR:(2,8)6

ECTS:14

 

PA312

Visual Codes

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

PA332

Art in Context

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:4

 

T.EL

Technical Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

T.EL

Technical Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

Year 4

 

Fall

 

PA401

Art Studio V

CR:(2,8)6

ECTS:18

 

PA441

Analysis of Art and Design

CR:(2,0)2

ECTS:2

 

PA403

Graduation Research and Preparation

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

T.EL

Technical Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

PA400

Summer Internship II

CR:(0,0)0

ECTS:2

 

Spring

 

PA402

Graduation Project

CR:(4,12)10

ECTS:19

 

GRA412

Portfolio & Presentation

CR:(2,2)3

ECTS:3

 

PA442

Critical Practice

CR:(2,0)2

ECTS:4

 

T.EL

Technical Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

Faculty Presentation Video

Information
Faculty
Faculty of Architecture, Design & Fine Arts
Program
Plastic Arts (BA)
Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Duration
4
Fees
5500 €
Scholarship
Yes
Accreditation
YÖK - YÖDAK
Taught Language
English