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3D4M / Degree Requirements

3D4M offers a Master of Fine Arts degree following a two year course of study and the successful completion of the requirements for 3D4M, the School of Art and the Graduate School. The information below outlines the degree requirements specific to 3D4M:ceramics/glass/sculpture.

YEAR ONE (45+ Credits)
Autumn Quarter: 15–18 Credits

ART 553 3D4M Graduate Studio (5 Credits)
ART 590 Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar (5 Credits)
Art History Or Studio Art Elective (3–5 Credits)
GRDSCH 610 Graduate School Teaching Mentorship (3 Credits)**
**required only if you are assigned to TA in winter or spring quarter

Winter Quarter: 15–18 Credits

ART 553 3D4M Graduate Studio (5 Credits)
ART 590 Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar (5 Credits)
Art History Or Studio Art Elective (3–5 Credits)

Spring Quarter: 15–18 Credits

ART 553 3D4M Graduate Studio (5 Credits)
ART 590 Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar (5 Credits)
Art History And/Or Studio Art Elective (3–5 Credits)
Any Elective (2–5 Credits)

 

YEAR TWO (approximately 45 Credits)

Autumn Quarter: 15–18 Credits

ART 553 3D4M Graduate Studio (5 Credits)
ART 590 Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar (5 Credits)
 Art History and/or Studio Art Elective (3–5 Credits)
Any Elective (2–5 Credits)

Winter Quarter: 15–18 Credits

ART 590 Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar (5 Credits)
ART 700 Masters Thesis (10 Credits)

Spring Quarter: 12–15 Credits

ART 700 Masters Thesis (10 Credits)
Any Elective (2–5 Credits)

 

School of Art Minimum Requirements

ART 553 3D4M Graduate Studio (20 Credits)
ART 590 Interdisciplinary Grad Seminar (25 Credits)
ART 700 Master Thesis (20 Credits)
Art History Electives (10 Credits)
Studio Art and Related Electives (15 Credits)

 

MINIMUM TOTAL CREDITS: 90

 

Graduate School Minimum Requirements

A student must satisfy the requirements for the degree that are in force at the time the degree is to be awarded. At least 36 credits must be completed

  1. All courses numbered 400–799 that are numerically graded 2.7 and above, or have a grade of Satisfactory or Credit (S or CR) count toward the 36 credit total.
  2. 498, “Special Topics,” and 499 are not counted in the 36 credit total.
  3. Courses graded less than 2.7 do not count towards the 36 credit total.
  4. At least 18 credits must be in courses numbered 500 and above.
  5. 18 credits must be numerically graded in department approved 400–level courses accepted as part of the major and in all 500-level courses. This excludes 498 and 499 and transfer credits.
  6. If a student repeats a non-repeatable class, only one set of credits counts toward the 36 credit total.