Master of Fine Arts Classes

3 credit hours Graduate Tutorial - Art 722
3 credit hours Theory and Criticism - Art 737 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)
3 credit hours Directed Readings - Art 747 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)
6 credit hours Seminar in the Visual Arts - Art 698
6 credit hours Graduate Intermedia - Art 642
24 credit hours Graduate Studio Practice - Art 710
3 credit hours Graduate Exhibition - Art 777
3 credit hours Community Service in the Arts - Art 790 (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)
3 credit hours electives (may be repeated for up to 6 credits)

Course Descriptions:

Intermedia - Art 642 (3 credits)
Emphasis on interdisciplinary issues and techniques in studio production. Prerequisites: graduate standing in art.

Seminar in Visual Arts - Art 698 (3 credits)
Critical dialogue dealing with the relationship of the student's artwork to contemporary issues. Prerequisites: graduate standing in art.

Graduate Studio Practice - Art 710 (3 credits)
Directed individual studio production with choice of medium and faculty. May be repeated. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art.

Graduate Tutorial - Art 722 (3 credits)
Individual problems in the studio with scheduled visits by all department faculty. Cannot be repeated. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art.

Theory and Criticism - Art 737 (3 credits)
Aspects of art criticism and theory, and their influence on art making in the 19 th , 20 th , and 21 st centuries. May be repeated with change of subject up to 6 credits.

Directed Reading - Art 747 (3 credits)
Topic-based readings culminating in discussion and writing related to the development of student's artwork in preparation for MFA Thesis Project. Specifics agreed upon by student and faculty. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

Graduate Exhibition - Art 777 (3 credits)
Individual tutorial for graduate exhibition; completion of thesis paper. To be taken in final semester. May not be repeated. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art.

Community Service in the Arts - Art 790 (3 credits)
Individual, supervised volunteer experience in museum/gallery management, preparatory work, arts administration and/or arts activism. May be repeated up to 6 credits. Prerequisite: graduate standing in art.