2015-16 Requirements for the M.A. in Art History

 

Recommended Timetable

This is a recommended timetable to complete the M.A. in four semesters; please see specific requirements above. Students are encouraged to pass foreign language requirements as early as possible. Students may choose to take more than one graduate seminar in a particular semester.

First Fall Semester

  • Two 400-level courses and Art H 551 (plus foreign language course if needed)

 

First Spring Semester

  • Two 400-level courses and one 500-level course (plus foreign language course if needed)
  • Pass foreign language reading exam
  • Select advisor and begin discussing possible M.A. thesis/paper topics

 

Summer between first and second years

  • Decide upon topic and begin research on M.A. thesis/paper
  • Perhaps enroll in the study abroad program in Todi, Italy

 

Second Fall Semester

  • One 400-level course and one 500-level course
  • 3 credits of Art H 600 for master's thesis or Art H 596 for master's paper (complete research and begin writing)
  • Pass master's examination

 

Second Spring Semester

  • One 400-level course and one 500-level course
  • 3 credits of Art H 600 for master's thesis or Art H 596 for master's paper (finish writing and refine final draft)
  • Complete master's thesis or paper
  • Graduate in May

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