Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5301. Graduate Studio Art (Ceramics)

3.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 24 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

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5303. Graduate Studio Art (Painting)

3.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 24 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

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5304. Graduate Studio Art (Photography)

3.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 24 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

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5305. Graduate Studio Art (Printmaking)

3.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 24 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

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5306. Graduate Studio Art (Sculpture)

3.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 24 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

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5307. Graduate Studio Art (Drawing)

3.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 24 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

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5308. Graduate Studio Art (Video)

3.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 24 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

Open to students in studio art, others with permission.

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5309. Graduate Studio Art (Performance)

3.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 24 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

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5310. Graduate Art Seminar

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

Discussions, readings, and analyses relating current studio work to contemporary trends in art.

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5320. Issues in Art Criticism

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

Seminar investigating selected critical and theoretical issues of significance to the visual arts, involving a core of general reading and discussion on historical and contemporary topics in art from the 20th century to the present day. An individual research project culminating in an oral presentation and a final paper on the research are required.

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5330. Interdisciplinary Study

3.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 18 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

Special course work that combines resources in art and/or areas outside of art.

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5340. Studio Art Instruction and Curriculum Planning

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Must be taken in the second semester in the initial program year by all graduate students with teaching appointments (RG171).

Grading Basis: Graded

Teaching methods, strategies, and curriculum planning in studio art instruction.

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5383. Special Topics in Studio Art

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 12 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Seminar focused on special, limited topic relating to practices in studio art. The content will vary from semester to semester.

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5392. Independent Study

3.00 - 6.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 18 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

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5397. M.F.A. Project

6.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to students in Studio Art, others with permission (RG2793).

Grading Basis: Graded

Seminar and studio work culminating in required exhibition, supported by a written statement, public presentation and photographic color-transparency portfolio.

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