Graduate Fine Arts

Each semester the requirement for Graduate Studio includes individual critiques with visiting artists, faculty and critics, attending visiting artist lectures and workshops, public lectures, as well as the mid-term and final reviews. Students participate in exhibitions throughout the year.

The MFA coursework requires eight credit units of Graduate Studio, four credit units of Graduate Critique and seven credit units of electives. Of the seven elective courses, two must be graduate seminars, two must be outside of the Fine Arts Department, the remaining three courses may be taken either in the department or anywhere in the university. Each graduate student works with the faculty to select courses that will support the thesis research. Additional requirements for the MFA degree includes a thesis exhibition, and the submission of a thesis statement and portfolio.

 

 MFA Example Course Schedule 
  
Fall Year I 
Graduate Studio I2 cu
Graduate Critique1 cu
Graduate Seminar1 cu
Fine Arts Elective 1 cu
Spring Year I 
Graduate Studio II2 cu
Graduate Critique1 cu
Outside Elective1 cu
Fine Arts Elective 1 cu
  
Fall Year II 
Graduate Studio III2 cu
Graduate Critique1 cu
Graduate Seminar1 cu
Fine Arts Elective 1 cu
Spring Year II 
Graduate Studio IV2 cu
Graduate Critique1 cu
Outside Elective 1 cu
 19 cu total