Art and Design (MR)

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Degree Requirements

Students may choose from the degree tracks below to complete coursework within a focus area:

Degrees earned will be distributed as: "Master of Art and Design" without track specifications.

Track 1

Core Courses21
Graduate Studio III: Final Project Definition
Graduate Seminar III: Final Project Research
Graduate Studio IV: Final Project Development
Graduate Seminar IV: Final Project Documentation
Elective Courses9
Select a minimum of nine hours of coursework from the following courses:
Graduate Art + Design Laboratory
Graduate Art + Design Special Topics
Graduate Art + Design Independent Study
Supervised Teaching
Total Hours30

Optional Additional Coursework

Select up to twelve credit hours of the following coursework approved in conjunction with the academic committee:0-12
Graduate Art + Design Laboratory (Specialized Electives)
Graduate Studio IV: Final Project Development
Non-Thesis Masters Continuous Registration - Half Time Registration
Non-Thesis Master Continuous Registration - Full Time Registration
Total Hours30-42

Track 2

Core Courses39
Graduate Seminar I: Software, Platforms + Environments
Graduate Studio I: Immersive and Experimental Narratives
Graduate Seminar II: Art + Design as Future Making
Graduate Studio II: Exploring the HyperReal: Materiality, Reality and Speculation
Graduate Studio III: Final Project Definition
Graduate Seminar III: Final Project Research
Graduate Studio IV: Final Project Development
Graduate Seminar IV: Final Project Documentation
Elective Courses9
Select a minimum of nine hours of coursework from the list below:
Graduate Art + Design Laboratory
Graduate Art + Design Special Topics
Graduate Art + Design Independent Study
Supervised Teaching
Total Hours48

Optional Additional Courses

Select up to twelve hours of the following coursework approved in conjunction with the academic committee:0-12
Graduate Studio IV: Final Project Development
Non-Thesis Masters Continuous Registration - Half Time Registration
Non-Thesis Master Continuous Registration - Full Time Registration
Graduate Art + Design Laboratory (Specialized Electives)
Total Hours48-60

Track 3

Core Courses36
Graduate Seminar I: Software, Platforms + Environments
Graduate Seminar II: Art + Design as Future Making
Graduate Seminar III: Final Project Research
Graduate Seminar IV: Final Project Documentation
Graduate Studio I: Immersive and Experimental Narratives
Graduate Studio II: Exploring the HyperReal: Materiality, Reality and Speculation
Graduate Studio III: Final Project Definition
Graduate Studio IV: Final Project Development
Elective Courses12
Select a minimum of four courses below:
Graduate Art + Design Laboratory
Graduate Art + Design Special Topics
Graduate Art + Design Independent Study
Supervised Teaching
Undergraduate Coursework 112-24
Total Hours60-72

Faculty

Full Professors

  • Chandra D Cox
  • Hernan Marchant
  • J. Mark Scearce

Associate Professors

  • Tania Leigh Allen
  • Patrick J Fitzgerald
  • Derek Ham
  • Kathleen Callahan Rieder
  • Marc Ernest Russo

Assistant Professors

  • Todd Michael Berreth
  • Katherine Celia Greder
  • Justin Johnson

Emeritus Faculty

  • Susan D. Brandeis
  • Charles Edward Joyner
  • Vita Karina Plume
  • Dana Gordon Raymond
  • Susan Margaret Toplikar

Lecturers

  • Kirby Steele Culbertson
  • Lesley-Ann Melanie Noel

Research Associates

  • William L Cherry