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Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Degree in Fine Art

The MFA curriculum in Fine Art allows students to concentrate on Painting, Printmaking or Sculpture with a focus on technical and conceptual development. The departments provide graduate students with studio space, exhibition galleries and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment.

The resulting student portfolios are critically appraised at the graduate student's Final Review and are professionally exhibited to the fine art community in San Francisco's gallery district.

Learning Outcomes: Degree Breakdowns:

MFA Fine Art Unit Requirements

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

MFA Fine Art 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

 

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