General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required to Earn the Degree: 60
|Project and Seminar Courses|
|GAD 8001/8002||Visual Design Graduate Seminar (4 terms) 1||12|
|GAD 8083||Graphic Design Graduate Projects (3 terms)||9|
|GAD 8095/8096||Visual Design Thesis (4 terms) 1||12|
|TYLE 8001||Graduate Professional Practices (1 term)||3|
|Art History Courses 2||12|
|Studio Electives 3||12|
|Total Credit Hours||60|
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.
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).
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.
Thesis Exhibition with Slide Show:
An approved thesis exhibition, written statement, and slide portfolio are required at the final review in order to meet M.F.A. requirements. Approval of the student's graduate committee is required.