Degree Requirements, Studio Art

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The student must begin coursework in the fall semester. The program requires the completion of the following 60 semester hours over a period of two years in residence: 32 to 35 hours of studio coursework, three hours in art history and/or criticism, eight hours in studio seminars, four hours in professional practice seminar, three hours in a Master’s portfolio report, four hours in a Master’s exhibition seminar, and six hours in approved elective courses in support of the student's studio research. In addition, students must pass a review by faculty committee at the end of each semester. The 30-hour midpoint review is presented before all studio art Graduate Studies Committee faculty and studio art graduate students while the other semester-end reviews are private. The final review takes place at the thesis exhibition.