Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required to Earn the Degree: 60

Required Courses:

Ceramics

Project and Seminar Courses
CRFT 8183/8184Graduate Projects, Ceramics (4 terms) 112
CRFT 8201/8202Graduate Seminar, Ceramics/Glass/Fibers (4 terms) 112
CRFT 9184Graduate Thesis Exhibition: Clay (1 term)3
CRFT 9295Graduate Thesis Research: Ceramics and Glass (2 terms)6
TYLE 8001Graduate Professional Practices (1 term)3
Art History Courses 212
Studio Electives 312
Total Credit Hours60
1

Courses are sequenced to be taken in the Fall and Spring terms. The sequence is repeated a second year for a total of four courses taken over four terms.

2

Of the four required courses, two must be Art History Seminar classes chosen from a range of graduate offerings (5000 to 5800 or 8000 to 9980).

3

Course descriptions can be viewed on the Class Schedule. Please note that taking any course under the 5000 level for graduate credit requires prior approval from the studio area head. 

Glass

Project and Seminar Courses
CRFT 8201/8202Graduate Seminar, Ceramics/Glass/Fibers (4 terms) 112
CRFT 8283/8284Graduate Projects, Glass (4 terms) 112
CRFT 9284Graduate Thesis Exhibition: Glass (1 term)3
CRFT 9295Graduate Thesis Research: Ceramics and Glass (2 terms)6
TYLE 8001Graduate Professional Practices (1 term)3
Art History Courses 212
Studio Electives 312
Total Credit Hours60
1

Courses are sequenced to be taken in the Fall and Spring terms. The sequence is repeated a second year for a total of four courses taken over four terms.

2

Of the four required courses, two must be Art History Seminar classes chosen from a range of graduate offerings (5000 to 5800 or 8000 to 9980).

3

Course descriptions can be viewed on the Class Schedule. Please note that taking any course under the 5000 level for graduate credit requires prior approval from the studio area head. 

Culminating Events:
Thesis Exhibition:
An approved thesis exhibition, written statement of working philosophy, and slide and/or CD portfolio are required at the final review in order to meet the M.F.A. requirements. The thesis exhibition should be the fruit of the two years' studio research and practice in which the student engaged. The student defends her/his thesis exhibition to the review committee. The committee then evaluates the exhibition as pass with distinction, pass, or fail.