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2016-2017 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
  Jul 21, 2018
2016-2017 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Art Studio, M.A.

Learning Outcomes

  • All MA Studio Art graduate students will explore the development of art, within their own and other cultures, from pre-history to the present.
  • All MA Studio Art graduate students will critically analyze aspects of the design and art making proces and evaluate theories, philosophies, and research in the practice of the studio arts.
  • All MA Studio Art graduate students will, through their artwork, demonstrate their competency of aesthetic literacy.
  • All MA Studio Art graduate students will identify the processes, techniques, materials and technologies of art as they pertain to the areas of studio, media arts, and art education.

Degree Requirements (30 Hours)

The Master of Arts degree with a major in studio art consists of 30 hours of graduate credit, including a thesis. Programs of study must include a minimum of 15 hours of graduate-level course work in art studio. A minimum of 9 hours of electives may be taken in art education, studio art, art history, or other disciplines. A comprehensive exam and a defense of one’s thesis are also required.