VCS + Curatorial Practice

The following is the current three-year curriculum for the Visual and Critical Studies (MA) + Curatorial Practice (MFA) dual-degree option:

First Year

Fall (15 units)

  • Strategies (3 units)
  • Curatorial Models 1 (3 units)
  • Exhibition Practice 1 (3 units)
  • Professional Development 1 (3 units)
  • Contemporary Art History & Theory (3 units)

Spring (15 units)

  • Perceptions (3 units)
  • Curatorial Models 2 (3 units)
  • Exhibition Practice 2 (3 units)
  • Professional Development 2 (3 units)
  • Critical Theory & Art History,  2 (3 units)

 

Second Year

Fall (16.5 units)

  • Identities (3 units)
  • Judgment & Criticism (or Voices) (3 units)
  • Curatorial Critique (3 units)
  • Exhibition Project 1 (3 units)
  • Exhibition Project 2 (3 units)
  • Dual Degree Seminar (1.5 units)

Spring (13.5 units)

  • Sites (3 units)
  • Exhibition Project 3 (3 units)
  • Exhibition Project 4 (3 units)
  • Professional Development 3 (3 units)
  • Dual Degree Seminar (1.5 units)

 

Third Year

Fall (9 units)

  • Master's Project 1 (3 units)
  • Elective Seminar (3 units)
  • Elective Seminar (3 units)

​Spring (9 units)

  • Master's Project 2 (3 units)
  • Master's Project 3 (3 units)
  • Elective Seminar (3 units)
     

Total: 78 total units