The MFA requires 60 semester credit hours, which are distributed over six semesters of a three-year program. The credit hours include:
|Supporting Studio Courses||3-8/CR|
|Art History Electives||6/CR|
|Graduate Contemporary Issues Seminar||3/CR|
The thesis requirement for the MFA degree consists of (1) the Graduate Exhibition: a substantial body of original works of art to be exhibited on or near campus during the final semester of the student’s program, and (2) a written document in which the candidate offers context in support of a thesis body of work, and demonstrates proficiency in analyzing, interpreting and organizing materials, conducting research and communicating perceptions, insights, and conclusions. A final oral examination will be given at the time of the Thesis Exhibition.