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Curriculum

Photography (MFA) Program

The Master of Fine Arts degree is awarded for completion of 60 credits. No credits may be transferred. Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and fulfill all requirements in a timely manner.

International students should refer to the alternative curriculum described below.

First Year / Summer

 
PGPH 5001 Major Studio 1 6
PGPH 5000 Graduate Seminar 1 3
  9

First Year / Fall

 
PGPH 5003 Independent Studio 1 3
Academic Elective
3
  6

First Year / Spring

 
PGPH 5006 Independent Studio 2 3
Academic Elective
3
  6

Second Year / Summer

 
PGPH 5101 Major Studio 2 6
PGPH 5100 Graduate Seminar 2 3
PGPH 5103 Teaching Methods* 3
  12

Second Year / Fall

 
PGPH 5110 Independent Studio 3 3
PGPH 5301 Thesis and Exhibition 1 2
Academic Elective
3
  8

Second Year / Spring

 
PGPH 5113 Independent Studio 4 3
PGPH 5302 Thesis and Exhibition 2 2
Academic Elective
3
  8

Third Year / Summer

 
PGPH 5202 Major Studio 3 6
PGPH 5200 Graduate Seminar 3 3
PGPH 5201 Thesis and Exhibition 3 2
  11
Total Credits 60

*Recommended elective




Photography (MFA) Program for International Students

First Year / Summer

 
PGPH 5001 Major Studio 1 1
PGPH 5000 Graduate Seminar 1 3
  4

First Year / Fall

 
PGPH 5003 Independent Studio 1 6
Academic Elective
6
  12

First Year / Spring

 
PGPH 5006 Independent Studio 2 6
Academic Elective
6
  12

Second Year / Summer

 
PGPH 5101 Major Studio 2 1
PGPH 5100 Graduate Seminar 2 3
PGPH 5103 Teaching Methods* -
  4

Second Year / Fall

 
PGPH 5110 Independent Studio 3 7
PGPH 5301 Thesis and Exhibition 1 2
Academic Elective
3
  12

Second Year / Spring

 
PGPH 5113 Independent Studio 4 7
PGPH 5302 Thesis and Exhibition 2 2
Academic Elective
3
  12

Third Year / Summer

 
PGPH 5202 Major Studio 3 1
PGPH 5200 Graduate Seminar 3 3
PGPH 5201 Thesis and Exhibition 3 -
  4
Total Credits 60

*Recommended elective