Claire Trevor School of the Arts

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graduate | requirements

- 108 units over a three-year course of study are required.
- Students must take a minimum of 12 units per quarter.
- Residency is required.

 
FIRST YEAR - 36 units required
Art 210: First Year Graduate Seminar (Fall)
Art 220: Graduate Seminar: Issues in Contemporary Art (Winter)

Art 230: Graduate Group Critique (3 courses; must take one course per quarter)
Art 240: Interdiscipinary Projects (3 courses; must take one course per quarter)

Art 215: Graduate Seminar: Interdisciplinary Studies in Art and Culture, or Art 251: Special Topics Seminar (in Winter or Spring)
Open Studio First Year Review, Spring quarter
 

SECOND YEAR - 32 units required
Art 220: Graduate Seminar: Issues in Contemporary Art (Winter)
Art 230: Graduate Group Critique (2 courses; must take in Fall and Winter)
Art 240: Interdisciplinary Projects (2 courses; must take in Fall and Winter)
Art 262: Graduate Thesis, Independent Study (must take as a 4-unit course, in Spring)
Art 215: Graduate Seminar: Interdisciplinary Studies in Art and Culture, or Art 251: Special Topics Seminar (in any quarter)
Open Studio Review, 2nd week of Winter quarter
Second Year Exhibition, Winter quarter

THIRD YEAR - 40 units required
Art 230: Graduate Group Critique (in Fall)
Art 261: Graduate Thesis Writing Seminar (Spring)
Art 262: Graduate Thesis, Independent Study (3 courses; must take one course per quarter as a 4-unit course)
Art 263: Graduate Thesis, Exhibition Critique (Winter)

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wo courses selected from the following, to be taken in any quarter:
Art 215: Graduate Seminar: Interdisciplinary Studies in Art and Culture
Art 236: Graduate Topics in Studio Production
Art 250: Directed Reading and Research
Art 251: Directed Group Study
Art 255: Graduate Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Projects
Art 257: Curatorial Projects

Two courses selected from the following, to be taken in any quarter:


Art 215: Graduate Seminar: Interdisciplinary Studies in Art and Culture
Art 240: Interdisciplinary Projects
Art 251: Directed Group Study
Art 399: University Teaching
Outside graduate course

Thesis Exhibition, Spring Quarter