Art History (M.A.) (2005)

Administered by Department of Art and Art History

Effective Fall, 2004

Admission. In addition to meeting the general admission requirements for the School of Graduate Studies, applicants must also include a one-page statement of their objectives and philosophy. Applicants to art history must include a writing sample and GRE scores. Upon acceptance, students are required to appear for a personal interview with the department chairperson, program coordinator and an adviser in their major field. At this time, any deficiencies in the applicant's background will be noted and an appropriate course of study outlined. A thesis and presented paper are required for art history majors.

Retention and Candidacy. Requirements of the School of Graduate Studies applies.

Graduation. Art history majors will specialize in an area of study along with advanced general studies. A minimum of 30 semester hours is required; this number may be exceeded depending on the student's program. All other graduation requirements for this program are the same as for the School of Graduate Studies.

Graduate courses in art history include:

31.560 Readings and Research in Contemporary Art History

31.565 Readings and Research in American Art History

31.570 Readings and Research in European Art History

31.575 Readings and Research in Oriental Art History

31.580 Readings and Research in Architectural Art History

31.585 Art and Culture of France

31.592 Readings and Research in Advanced Visual Aesthetics

31.595 Directed Study in Art History

30.590 Current Theories in Art and Art Education

30.591 Visual Arts of the Exceptional Child

30.595 Master's Thesis

The preceding courses in art history carry 3 semester hours of credit, except for 31.595 and 32.595 (Directed Study) which carry variable credit and 30.595 Master's Thesis which carries 3 to 6 semester hours.