Art, M.F.A. in Art

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 60

Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 60

Program Code: M060

Required Courses

6000 level courses cannot be taken prior to passing the midway defense

The requirements listed on this degree check sheet apply to the following concentrations in Art:

  • Art and Technology - M060 Q051
  • Ceramics - M060 Q091
  • Film - M060 Q251
  • Painting - M060 Q496
  • Photography - M060 Q516
  • Printmaking - M060 Q531
  • Sculpture - M060 Q596
  • Video - M060 Q661
  • Visual Communication - M060 Q681

Thesis Option

Required Courses
ARTC 5013Graduate Seminar3
ARTC 6881Thesis Proposal/Statement1
Core Courses
Studio
Choose 25 hours25
Art History or Art Theory
Choose 9 hours in any AHI or ARTC designated course 19
Electives
Choose 18 hours18
Thesis
ART 5980Research for Master's Thesis4
Total Credit Hours60

Non-Thesis Option

Required Courses
ARTC 5013Graduate Seminar3
ARTC 6881Thesis Proposal/Statement1
Core Courses
Exhibition
ART 6880Graduate Exhibition4
Studio
Choose 25 hours25
Art History or Art Theory
Choose 9 hours in any AHI or ARTC designated course 19
Electives
Choose 18 hours18
Total Credit Hours60

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.