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Modalities of Submittal

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MODALITIES GOVERNING THE SUBMITTAL OF THE BFA FINAL PROJECT:

  1. At the beginning of each Academic Year, the Dean shall nominate a committee responsible for the guidance and advising of the students who are going to submit their final project during the academic year.

           This committee will be called "Academic Committee ".
           It shall be composed of:
           The Dean, the Chairpersons of the Departments, two professors from the Department concerned.

  1. At the beginning of the 4th week of the semester, the student will submit two proposals for his final project (in four copies) to the Dean's Office.
  2. The Dean shall within one week call the "Academic Committee" to a meeting, in which it shall acts as a jury, to discuss the proposals of the students. The jury has the right to call the student to justify his choices.
  3. The jury can accept or reject one or both of the proposals submitted by the student. In case of rejection of both proposals, the student will be given a proposal for a project from the Jury. The student will not have anymore the opportunity to choose his own topic for the final project.
  4. At the beginning of the 6th week of the semester, the student has to start working on his project.
  5. The total duration of this project is 10 weeks, divided as follows:

 

First Phase:  Final Project Proposal:
The first week: the student has to submit a written proposal (in 5 copies: 1 original and 4 copies) about his project. This proposal shall be no more than 20 pages (including drawings, charts, pictures…and approximately 3000 words) A4 size typed on the computer. It shall be bound sideways with a clear table of contents, and a cardboard cover on which it should be clearly stated:

UNIVERSITY OF BALAMAND

ACADEMIE LIBANAISE DES BEAUX-ARTS

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS: FINAL PROJECT PROPOSAL

PROJECT NAME

ACADEMIC YEAR

STUDENT’S NAME

STUDENT ID NUMBER

The Dean shall nominate 3 readers; among them will be the professor who was advising the student, a member from the Academic Committee as ex-officio member, and another one from the faculty members of the Department concerned. A copy of the proposal will be delivered to each one of them. They shall read it, put their remarks and meet within three days to submit a final advising paper to the Dean's Office. A copy of this paper shall be delivered to the student, immediately and he will be granted the permission to continue his work.

Second Phase: Preliminary Design
The duration of this phase is 4 weeks, after which the student has to submit a preliminary design for the whole project.
The work shall be presented by the student, in front of the jury, who shall deliberate and, either grant or deny the permission to the student to proceed with the third phase.
In the later the student will have an extra one week to submit his work or he will miss the third phase.


Third Phase: Final Project
The duration of this phase is 5 weeks, after which the student has to submit the final design for the whole project.
The work shall be presented by the student, one week before the fixed final submittal day, in front of the jury, who shall deliberate and, either grant the permission to the student to submit his project in front of the Grand Jury, or decide that the project is not valued, and accordingly the student will not be able to submit his work.

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