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  • The Master of Fine Arts degree is awarded for completion of 60 credits. A maximum of six credits of graduate-level coursework can be transferred from another institution. Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and fulfill all requirements in a timely manner.

    For a complete listing of courses and course descriptions, visit the university course catalog.

    *NOTE: Bootcamp will NOT be offered in summer 2020. Learning outcomes will be integrated into core studio courses during the fall and spring semesters of the first year.

    The curriculum chart below reflects the typical course of study in this program. To view curriculum adjustments for the exceptional 2020-2021 academic year, click here.

  • First Year Summer
    PGTE 5410 Boot Camp 0
    Subtotal 0
    First Year Fall
    PGTE 5200 Major Studio 1 6
    PGTE 5250 Critical Computation Lab 3
    PGTE 5251 Critical Computation Lecture 0
    6
    Subtotal 15
    First Year Spring
    PGTE 5201 Major Studio 2 6
    PSAM 5550 Collaboration Studio 3
    3
    3
    PGTE 5600 Design for this Century: Lecture 0
    PGTE 5601 Design for this Century: Recitation 3
    Subtotal 18
    Second Year Fall
    PGTE 5300 Thesis Studio 1 6
    PSAM 5550 Collaboration Studio 3
    6
    Subtotal 15
    Second Year Spring
    PGTE 5301 Thesis Studio 2 6
    3
    3
    Subtotal 12
    Total Credits
    60

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