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Old 10-14-2008, 08:11 PM
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Re: What's your intension as an artist?

Reading this whole thread, I think Cheesepaws hit the nail on the head with his explanation of the British thesis requirement. My main career was in chemistry/physics, and there was no thesis requirement for a B.S. (Bachelor of Science). Nor for B.A. (Bachelor of Art).

However, all B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fine Art) students - whether in sculpture, painting, music or theater - were and still are required to write a thesis for graduation. This partly is a recognition that salesmanship is a requirement for supporting oneself with art, and that a university has an implied responsibility to help the student see that fact.

I sympathize with your anguish, but if you want the degree, take charge and just write the thesis. And please learn to use a computer spell-checker. You won't get the thesis approved without that.
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