Master of Humanities - Concentration in Art and Culture

The Concentration in Art and Culture

 
Students choosing the concentration in Art and Culture will focus their studies on critical, socio-cultural, and historical understandings and interpretations of visual media and its influence on and interrelationship with the larger cultures that create, sustain, and define it. The Concentration in Art and Culture ultimately prepares students for a range of careers or further graduate study, including media work, museum work, teaching, public relations, the non-profit sector, public history and the arts.

     Students selecting this concentration complete five courses in the Arts and Culture concentration. Among those five courses, they must choose two of the following:

  • FA 510: Art History Theory and Methods
  • FA 520: Contemporary Arts Seminar
  • ENG 535: Film Genres and Genders
  • PHI 535: Aesthetics
  • HUM 572 Topics in Arts and Culture

The remaining three courses may be selected from any coursework listed as Arts and Culture (AC).  

Three additional courses must be selected from any coursework listed as Language and Literature (LL).

 

Curriculum

 
HUM 510 Methods and Materials of Research in the Humanities
HUM 598 Master’s Thesis I
HUM 599 Master’s Thesis II

* All M.A. in Humanities program candidates are required to complete the following:

 

Graduation Requirements

 
The successful M.A. candidate will complete 10 course credits, which includes two course credits of Master’s Thesis, while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Graduate course credit will be awarded only for earned grades of C (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) or better.

     All course work and degree requirements must be completed within six years of taking the first class in the M.A. Program. Appeals for extension of the six-year limit must be submitted in writing to the Program Director.

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