Open to junior and senior majors and minors, or others with permission. In conjunction with a faculty mentor, the student will formulate and execute an original research project at an advanced level of complexity that will culminate in a paper or artistic object or performance and an exhibition or presentation. The precise nature of the culminating activity is dependent upon the artistic field and inquiry of study as deemed appropriate by the faculty mentor. A research proposal form completed by the student and the faculty mentor is required. May be repeated for credit for a total of six semester hours. Prerequisites: ART-101, ART-110 (for studio-based projects only), ART-221 or ART-222.