Graduate Snapshot - Art: Studio Art (M.A.)
Description of Program:
The program of study includes 15 hours of studio in the applicant's area of interest, six hours of art history, three hours of contemporary art theory and six hours of elective credit. Near the end of the program of study, the candidate must produce an exhibition of his/her graduate artwork, a slide or CD portfolio of the exhibition (to be retained by the university) and written statement clarifying the student's work, its development and its cultural and historical references. An oral comprehensive examination, generally in conjunction with the exhibition and closely related to the written statement, will also be held.
Degrees Offered: Master of Arts in Studio Art (M.A.)
Program Website: http://www.jmu.edu/artandarthistory/programs/studio-art-ma.shtml
Catalog Website: http://www.jmu.edu/gradcatalog/13/programs/art.html#studioart
Application Requirements: http://www.jmu.edu/grad/programs/all-programs/art-studio.shtml