The MFA in Studio Art is a comprehensive 3-year program designed to guide students toward expertise in studio art practices, aesthetics and scholarly inquiry while expanding proficiency in art history, criticism and theory. In addition, students have the opportunity to acquire experience in classroom instruction and pedagogy and gallery practices.
This 60 credit-hour program culminates with the successful production of a graduating thesis project including a solo exhibition, accompanying written thesis and oral defense.
The MFA is a distinguished terminal degree that prepares students to excel as professional practicing artists in a global context and careers in higher education.
Full admissions requirements are found at the College of Graduate Studies webpage: https://gradcollege.tamucc.edu/degrees/liberal_arts/studio_art.html
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Full Degree Plan details are found at the College of Graduate Studies webpage: https://gradcollege.tamucc.edu/degrees/liberal_arts/studio_art.html
MFA in Studio Art concentration options:
MFA in Studio Art with concentration in Ceramics, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, or Sculpture
MFA in Studio Art with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Art
MFA in Studio Art with a concentration in Graphic Design with track in Professional Practices or Academic Appointment
First-Year Review and Second-Year Review
The Department of Art & Design faculty will review each candidate’s work following completion of 20 semester hours or first year of graduate study and following completion of 40 semester hours or second year of graduate study before permitting advancement toward
completion of an MFA Project and MFA Thesis.
Students must complete 60 hours in art with a 3.0 average. No more than 2 grades of "C" earned at this university will be accepted as credit for this degree.
For additional information VISIT THE COLLEGE OF GRADUATE STUDIES WEBSITE
Already a student in the program and can’t find what you need? You can call us at 361-825-2317.
For More Information:
Ryan O'Malley • Graduate Coordinator
Please contact the College of Graduate Studies for advising: 361-825-2174