requirements

MA Art History 

The MA degree with concentration in Art History requires 30 credits of coursework including the following:

  • A1000: Research Methods of Art History taken during the first fall semster (3 credits)
  • eight elective art history graduate courses (24 credits)
  • a Master’s thesis paper demonstrating competence in scholarly research (B9000: Master’s Thesis Research, 3 credits; for more on the MA thesis see downloads)

Art Museum Studies Concentration

The MA degree with concentration in Art Museum Studies requires 36 credits of coursework including the following:

  • A1000: Research Methods of Art History taken during the first fall semester (3 credits)
  • B7000: Museology — an introduction to museum history and current issues (3 credits)
  • B7100, B7200: Museum Apprenticeship I & II — two semester-long museum internships (6 credits)
  • B7400: Museum Exhibition Analysis (3 credits)
  • two qualifying papers (QPs) or the option of an MA thesis for students following a curatorial path (for more on QPs and theses see downloads)

Art Museum Education Concentration 

The MA degree with a concentration in Art Museum Education is designed to meet the needs of professionals and students interested in creating and understanding art museum education today.

Requirements for the Art Museum Education Concentration can be found here