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Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Degree in Interior Architecture & Design

Learning Outcomes: Degree Breakdowns & Requirements:

MFA Interior Architecture & Design Unit Requirements

Major 27 units
Directed Study 18 units
Graduate Liberal Arts 12 units
Electives* 6 units
TOTAL 63 units

*Per director approval

MFA Interior Architecture & Design Degree Requirements

1 Art Historical Awareness & Aesthetic Sensitivity course
1 Cross Cultural Understanding course
1 Professional Practices & Communications course
1 Major designated Graduate Liberal Arts course
And:
  • Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units
Sample Graduation Plan
  1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
FALL Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major By Advisement
Major Elective/Minor
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major Core
Major Elective/Minor
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
WINTER Intersession
SPRING Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major By Advisement
Major By Advisement
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major By Advisement
Major Elective/Minor
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major Elective/Minor
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
JUNE Intersession
SUMMER Major Elective/Minor
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Art Elective
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Art Elective
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Art Elective
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Totals 30 units 30 units 30 units 30 units
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NOTES
  • Students are advised to meet with a Student Services Advisor to map an individualized graduation plan
  • Student Services Advisor approval is required for course loads exceeding 12 units for Fall or Spring semesters and exceeding 6 units in Summer semesters
  • Financial Aid is not available for intersessions
  • A maximum of 1 course may be taken in intersessions
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