Students choosing the concentration in Art and Culture focus on the analysis, history, and creation of visual media and culture, including art, film, theater, and more.
Requirements for the Concentration in Art and Culture
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).
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:
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.