Graduate | Requirements

UNIT REQUIREMENTS 

- 120 units over a three-year course of study are required.
- Students must take a minimum of 12 units per quarter of graduate level courses
- Residency is required.
 
 
FIRST YEAR - 40 units required
Art 210: First Year Graduate Seminar (Fall)
Art 220: Graduate Seminar: Issues in Contemporary Art (Winter)
Art 230: Graduate Group Critique (2 courses; one in Fall, one in either Winter or Spring)
Art 240: Interdiscipinary Projects (5 courses; one in Fall, two in Winter, two in Spring)
Art 215: Graduate Seminar, or Art 251: Special Topics Seminar (in any quarter; recommended in Spring)
Open Studio First Year Review (Spring)

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SECOND YEAR - 40 units required
Art 220: Graduate Seminar: Issues in Contemporary Art (Winter)
Art 230: Graduate Group Critique (2 courses; one in Fall, one in either Winter or Spring)
Art 240: Interdisciplinary Projects (6 courses; two per quarter)
Art 215: Graduate Seminar, or Art 251: Special Topics Seminar (in any quarter; recommended in Spring)
Open Studio Review (Winter)
Second Year Exhibition (Winter)

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THIRD YEAR - 40 units required
Art 230: Graduate Group Critique (Fall)
Art 261: Graduate Thesis Writing Seminar (Spring)
Art 262: Graduate Thesis, Independent Study (enroll in at least 1 unit with Thesis Committee members' Art 262, for all 3 quarters)
Art 263: Graduate Thesis, Exhibition Critique (Winter)

Two courses selected from the following, may be taken in any quarter of the third year:
Art 215: Graduate Seminar
Art 236: Graduate Topics in Studio Production
Art 250: Directed Reading and Research
Art 251: Special Topics Seminar
Art 255: Graduate Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Projects
Art 257: Curatorial Projects

Two courses selected from the following, may be taken in any quarter of the third year:
Art 215: Graduate Seminar
Art 240: Interdisciplinary Projects
Art 251: Special Topics Seminar
Art 399: University Teaching
Outside graduate course

Thesis Exhibition (Spring)

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