Office of the Registrar
Grenfell Campus (2015/2016)
8.2 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts)
8.2.1 Academic Performance
  1. Attendance at all studio courses is considered vital to the program and will be required. It will be used as part of the evaluation.

    1. Students who fail a course in a studio discipline shall not take more advanced courses in that discipline until the failed course has been satisfactorily completed.

    2. Students who fail any studio course will be required to repeat that course and obtain a grade of at least 65%.

  2. A candidate whose average in Visual Arts courses falls below 65% in any semester will be placed on probation by the Visual Arts program.

  3. A candidate registered beyond the first semester of the Foundation Year will be required to withdraw from the program if:

    1. The candidate's cumulative average in Visual Arts courses required for the program falls below 65%. OR

    2. The candidate's average in Visual Arts courses falls below 65% in each of two consecutive semesters of enrolment in the program.

  4. A candidate will be denied graduation if, at the end of the final semester of the Visual Arts Program:

    1. The candidate's cumulative average in Visual Arts courses required for the program falls below 65%. OR

    2. The candidate's term average in Visual Arts courses falls below 65% in each of his/her last two consecutive semesters of enrolment in the program.

    A candidate denied graduation for either of these reasons will be permitted to register for Visual Arts courses without a waiting period and re-application, and is not bound by Regulation 8 (below).

  5. Students who have voluntarily withdrawn from the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) program and wish to re-enter must re-apply in competition by March 1st for the upcoming Fall semester, or by August 30th for the upcoming Winter semester.

  6. Students who have been required to withdraw from the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) program and wish to re-enter must re-apply in competition after a lapse of two semesters by March 1st for the upcoming academic year.

  7. Students who have been required to withdraw twice from the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) program shall be ineligible for further admission.

  8. Students denied promotion with a cumulative average below 60% in Visual Arts courses who are re-admitted to the program will normally be required to repeat all the Visual Arts courses of the term, including all the courses which have been passed (in a semester when the courses are normally offered).

  9. Students denied promotion with a cumulative average of at least 60% in Visual Arts courses who are readmitted to the program will be required to repeat the failed Visual Arts courses only (in a semester when such courses are normally offered).