At the Circus: The Spanish Walk by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

You are here

Art History MA Thesis: Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

  • A minimum of 40 numerically graded credits numbered 400 and above and approved by the faculty adviser.
  • A minimum of 10 credits of ART H 700 (Master’s Thesis)
  • Submission of a thesis document
  • Demonstration of an intermediate level of proficiency in a foreign language that supports language in the student’s field of study.

The thesis may be an extension of a seminar paper and must demonstrate the student’s ability to conduct rigorous research, indicate familiarity with bibliographical and reference materials, and show a capacity for the synthesis and critical evaluation of the material under consideration.

These requirements are minimum MA requirements for the Division of Art History. To be eligible for a degree in the Graduate School, a grade point average of 3.0 in numerically graded courses numbered 500 and above is required. 

Graduate School Minimum Requirements

Detailed information from the UW Graduate School

Satisfactory Progress Requirements

Admission to the Graduate School allows students to continue graduate study and research at the University of Washington only as long as they maintain satisfactory performance and progress toward completion of their graduate degree program - Memo 16: Unsatisfactory Performance and Progress.