Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and PerformanceDepartment of Art and DesignCollege of Liberal Arts


Design Disciplines


Non-Thesis Option – Total 60 credit hours

A&D 601 MFA Orientation, 0 cr 
A&D 603 Critical Theory, 3 cr 
Art History, 6 cr 
A&D 550 Research Methods, 3 cr 

Design Discipline Concentration, 18 cr 
Studio Elective or Internship, 3 cr 

Electives, 9 cr (studio or lecture) 

A&D 568 Directed Project Research in Design, 3 cr 
A&D 668 MFA Project Research in Design, 12 cr 
A&D 697 MFA Graduate Exhibition, 3 cr 

Thesis Option – Total 66 credit hours 

ADD: A&D 698 Research MFA Thesis, 6 cr

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