dual degree ma/mfa curriculum

The three-year, full-time Dual Degree MA/MFA program requires students to complete 78 units.

As a part of the curriculum, all Dual Degree students must attend the Graduate Lecture Series, which brings noted artists and critics to campus for lectures, discussions, and critiques.

Curriculum Requirements:

Graduate Critique Seminar 12
Graduate Tutorial 12
Studio Electives 6
Electives (3 units in emphasis with emphasis option) 6
Topics Seminar (in emphasis with emphasis option) 6
Art History Seminar Electives 9
Critical Studies Seminar Electives 6
Methods and Theories of Art History 3
Global Perspectives of Modernity 3
Institutional Critique / Information 
Technologies Breadth Requirement
3
Research and Writing Colloquium 3
Collaborative Project 3
Thesis 6
MFA Intermediate Review 0
MFA Final Review 0
MA Intermediate Review 0
MA Final Review 0
MA Thesis Symposium 0
MFA Graduate Exhibition 0
Graduate Lecture Series 0
Total 78

Semester 1

Graduate Critique Seminar 3
Graduate Tutorial 3
Art History Seminar Elective 3
Critical Studies Seminar Elective 3
Elective 3
Graduate Lecture Series 0

Semester 2

Graduate Critique Seminar 3
Graduate Tutorial 3
Art History Seminar Elective 3
Critical Studies Seminar Elective 3
Elective 3
MFA Intermediate Review 0
Graduate Studio Intermediate Review 0

Semester 3

Graduate Critique Seminar 3
Graduate Tutorial 3
Methods and Theories of Art History 3
Global Perspectives on Modernity 3
Elective 3
Graduate Lecture Series 0

Semester 4

Graduate Critique Seminar 3
Graduate Tutorial 3
Research and Writing Colloquium 3
Institutional Critique / Information 
Technologies Breadth Requirement
3
Elective 3
MFA Final Review 0
MFA Graduate Exhibtion 0
Graduate Lecture Series 0

Semester 5

Thesis 3
Collaborative Project 3
Art History Seminar Elective 3
MA Intermediate Review 0
Graduate Lecture Series 0

Semester 6

Thesis 3
Art History Seminar Elective 3
Elective 3
MA Final Review 0
MA Thesis Symposium 0
Graduate Lecture Series 0
Total 78