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VCS + Fine Arts Curriculum

VCS courses (30 units):

  • Methodologies 1 (6 units)
  • Methodologies 2 (6 units)
  • Strategies for Visual & Critical Studies (3 units)
  • Identity, Difference, & Power (3 units)
  • Voices (3 units)
  • VCS Topics (3 units)
  • Master’s Project 1 & 2 (6 units)

Fine Arts courses (39 units):

  • Graduate Studio Practice (GSP) (21 units)
  • Dialogues & Practices I and II (6 units)
  • Contemporary Art History & Theory (3 units)
  • Studio Research Lab (SRL)(3 units)
  • Fine Art Seminar or SRL (3 units)
  • Exhibitions (3 units)

Electives

  • Grad-wide electives (9 units)

Total units: 78


Below is an example of how these courses sequence over three years:

First Year

Fall

Strategies for Visual & Critical Studies(3 units)

3 units

Grad Studio Practice

6 units

Dialogues & Practices 1

3 units

Contemporary Art History and Theory

3 units

(15 units)

Spring

Identity, Difference, & Power

3 units

Grad Studio Practice

5 units

Dialogues & Practices 2

3 units

Fine Arts Seminar

3 units

Grad-wide Elective

3 units

(17 units)


Second Year

Fall

Methodologies 1

3 units

VCS Topics

3 units

Grad Studio Practice

5 units

Studio Research Lab

3 units

(14 units)

Spring

Methodologies 1

3 units

Voices

3 units

Grad Studio Practice

5 units

Exhibitions

3 units

(14 units)


Third Year

Fall

Methodologies 2

3 units

Master's Project 1

3 units

Grad-wide Elective

3 units

(9 units)

Spring

Methodologies 2

3 units

Master's Project 2

3 units

Grad-wide Elective

3 units

(9 units)

Total: 78 total units