Burren College of Art Courses

A full course load per semester is typically five courses for 15 American credits.

  • Please review your courses with your academic or study abroad advisor to ensure they will transfer back to your home school and that you are following your home school’s policies.
  • Please be flexible – we can’t guarantee specific courses. If your participation in the program depends on a particular course, be sure to make a note on your online course form.

Special Considerations

You will take at least one non-studio art course (also known as Liberal Arts class); examples include Irish Studies, Art History or Creative Writing.

Choosing Your Courses

BCA course offerings available online:

  • Click on the links for the studio-based subjects (drawing, painting, photography or sculpture), Adjunct Studio courses, and Liberal Arts courses.
  • Most courses at the BCA are assigned a weight of 3 credits. Some advanced studio courses have a value of 6 credits.
  • You must enroll in at least one non-studio-art course.
  • In addition to your proposed list of 8 courses, choose a series of alternate courses. 

Arcadia Internship Cornerstone Course

You must enroll in the Internship Cornerstone Course if you select an Arcadia Internship placement.

OVEI INPR 210 Work in Thought and Action 4 Fall/Spring PDF

Enrollment Process

Official course registration will take place upon arrival at BCA. You will have a two-week drop/add period. If you make any changes it is your responsibility to inform your home institution. 

Grade Scale

Grades will be reported exactly as they appear on the Burren College of Art transcript.