Students must qualify and be accepted by both the Art History and the Arts Administration programs before admission can be granted to the dual degree program. Admission to either of the degree programs does not guarantee admission to the other. Applicants to the dual degree program must fulfill the application requirements for each program. The following requirements are in effect from academic year 2014–15.

 

Critical and Cultural Policy Studies15
  • ARTSAD 5005 Arts Organizations in Society (3)
  • ARTSAD 5505 Law, Politics, & the Arts (3)
    or ARTSAD 6018 Art Economies  (3)

    Select one of the following:
  • ARTSAD 5007 History of Art History (3)
    ARTHI 5008 History of Art Criticism (3)
    ARTHI 5011 History of Art and Design(3)
  • ARTSAD 5100 ProSeminar1 (3)
  • Art History seminar (5000-level or above) concerning global issues, see note 3
  • Narratives/Presentation, see note 2
 
Management and Leadership Studies12
  • ARTSAD 5054 Management Studio (9)
    (over three semesters)
  • ARTSAD 5017 Financial Management (3)
 
Research and Professional Practice 9
  • ARTSAD ProSeminar 2 (3)
  • ARTSAD 6085 Thesis I (3)
  • ARTSAD 6095 Thesis II (3)
 
Art Historical Studies  24
  • 5000-level Graduate seminars in Art History, Theory, and Criticism (12)
  • Additional courses or seminars in Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the 4000–6000 level (12)
 
Interdisciplinary electives at the 4000–6000 level or additional courses or seminars in Art History, Theory, and Criticism 6  
Completion of the thesis   
Total Credit Hours66 

* Consult advisor for appropriate courses.

Dual Degree requirements and specifications

  1. Completion schedule: Students have a maximum of five years from entry into the program to complete coursework and submit a final, approved thesis. This includes time off for leaves-of-absence. Credit for ARTHI 5999 Thesis I and ARTHI 6999 Thesis II is granted only after the thesis is approved and final copies are submitted to the Department. Thesis in Progress: Students who have not submitted a finished thesis for review and approval by the end of the final semester of enrollment are given a Thesis in Progress grade (IP). All students with a Thesis in Progress grade (IP) will be charged the Thesis in Progress Fee in each subsequent full semester in order to retain active status until the thesis is completed and approved, and the grade changed to Credit (CR). If the statute of limitations is reached without an approved thesis, the grade will be changed to No Credit (NCR).
  2. Critical and Policy Studies courses: Each semester, a list of courses that satisfy the requirements for "Narratives/Presentation" is available from the administrative office of Arts Administration and Policy, and a list for “Global” is available from the administrative office of the Art History, Theory, and Criticism department.
  3. Art History Distribution Requirements: Within the 24 credits of Art History Studies that include Graduate Seminars and additional courses in Art History, at least one three-credit hour course must be designated nineteenth-century art history, and at least one three-credit hour course designated early-twentieth-century art history. A list of courses that satisfies this requirement is available from the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism each semester.
  4. Completion schedule: Students have a maximum of five years from entry into the program to complete coursework and submit a final, approved thesis (this includes time off for leaves-of-absence). If the thesis remains incomplete after the end of Thesis II, the student must pay a continuation fee each subsequent semester in order to retain active status.
  5. Full-Time Status Minimum Requirement: 9 credit hours

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