What is the Master of Liberal Studies program in Fine Arts?
The Master of Liberal Studies program in Fine Arts is an interdisciplinary graduate program through the College of Art and Sciences with an art studio track that leads to the Master of Liberal Studies (M.L.S.). A student may choose to focus their studio experience (12 credit hours) solely in one area or expose themselves to new areas of interest. The candidate for the M.L.S. in Fine Arts should schedule an appointment with the chair of the Department of Fine Arts who can advise the student on designing a course of study appropriate to his or her needs, interests, and experience.
Who is eligible for admission to the program?
For regular admission, students must have completed an undergraduate degree with an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of B or better. If students do not meet the GPA requirement, it may be possible to admit them conditionally.
What are the program requirements?
To earn the M.L.S. in Fine Arts, students must complete 33 credits of courses approved for graduate credit.
Course Number and Title
|LBST D501: Humanities Seminar||3|
|LBST D502: Social Science Seminar
|LBST D503: Science Seminar
|9-12 credit hours of courses from a particular area, including:
Any two of the following FINA Graduate Studio Courses:
FINA P435 or P436 Advanced Ceramics
FINA P421 or P422 Advanced Drawing
FINA P433 or P434 Advanced Metalsmithing
FINA P425 or P426 Advanced Painting
FINA P441 or P442 Advanced Printmaking
FINA P431 or P432 Advanced Sculpture
The graduate project will be arranged as an independent study with the Department of Fine Arts faculty. Students will submit a project which proposes in-depth study of a visual concept. A body of artwork will be created and presented to the faculty in the form of a portfolio presentation or visual display. A written paper on the project will accompany the presentation or visual display.
|Electives (must be from two different disciplines from the College of Arts and Scienes)||12|
|At least one Liberal Studies seminar will be offered each semester. You may choose electives from any in the Schedule of Classes each semester. The Department of Fine Arts will have a list of suggested Arts and Science classes from which to choose.|