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ART Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
M.A. MFA
Overall GPA
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Overall GPA
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Other Grade Requirements
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Other Grade Requirements
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Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
No
Specific Courses
No
Specific Credits
Yes
  • Art education students must complete a minimum of 30 credits: 12 credits from among 941, 942, 951, and 900; 9 to 12 art studio credits; 3 credits in art history, philosophy, anthropology, or other courses outside the department; 6 to 9 elective credits.
  • Art students must complete a minimum of 32 credits: at least 17 credits in studio art; 6 credits in departmental seminars; 6 credits in art history (300 level or above); 3 credits in nonstudio academics taken outside the art and art history departments (300 level or above).
    Contact the department for a list of possible courses.
Specific Credits
Yes
Six credits in department seminars; 6 credits in art history (300 level or above); and 3 credits in nonstudio academics taken outside the art and art history departments (300 level or above).
Examinations, Time Constraints
Yes, No
A final examination is required.
Examinations, Time Constraints
Yes, Yes
A comprehensive examination must be passed for admittance into the MFA program. A final examination is required; candidates who fail to take the final examination within three years of passing the comprehensive examination for admission must pass another comprehensive examination before taking the final. The time limit for completing the degree is eight semesters of study.
Other Assessments, Time Constraints
Yes, No
  • Art education candidates must present a thesis; it may be written or presented as an exhibit of creative work.
  • Art candidates must submit an exhibition of creative work in lieu of a written thesis.
Contact the department for more information.
Other Assessments, Time Constraints
Yes, Yes
MFA candidates must present an exhibit of creative work in lieu of a written thesis; the exhibit must be approved by the examining committee and may be submitted no sooner than the fourth full-time semester or its equivalent.
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
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Advisor
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Advisor
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Review Policy
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Review Policy
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