The Department of Art is concerned with developing artists as well as
with providing lecture and studio experience for students with a broad
interest in the humanities. The University Art Museum furthers all of these
interests while presenting a wide variety of exhibitions.
Program Leading to the Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art
General Requirements (60 credits required)
- Studio art (48 credits, minimum)
- Area of specialization (28 credits): painting, sculpture, drawing, digital
imaging, printmaking or combined media which combines two areas.
- Art 700 Departmental Seminar (4 credits)
- Art 745 Exhibition Thesis Project (4 credits)
- Studio art (4 credits) in any area other than the area of specialization
- Studio electives (8 credits)
- Art History (7 credits)
- Arh 600 Seminar in Contemporary Art (4 credits)
- Three (3) credits of any Art History course of 500 or above
- General electives (5 credits)
Satisfactory participation in a one-person exhibition in the University Museum
is required as a part of the Exhibition Thesis Project.
Program Leading to the Master of Arts Degree
General Requirements (30 credits required)
- Studio art (24 credits, minimum)
- Area of specialization (12 credits): painting, sculpture, printmaking,
drawing, digital imaging, or combined media which combines two areas.
- Art 645 Exhibition (3 credits)
- Drawing (6 credits of life drawing: Art 505A and 505B)
- Studio electives (3 credits)
- Art History (3 credits of any 500 level course or above)
- General electives (3 credits)
This program is not open to students completing preparation qualifying for
a secondary school teaching certificate.