VCS Curriculum

For students first matriculating in fall 2016, the following are the curricular requirements for the two-year Visual and Critical Studies (MA) program:

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

TOTAL: 36 units

Course Sequence

First Year

Fall (9 units)

  • Methodologies 1 (3 units)
  • Strategies for Visual & Critical Studies(3 units)
  • VCS Topics (3 units)

Spring (12 units)

  • Methodologies 1 (3 units)
  • Identity, Difference, & Power (3 units)
  • VCS Topics (3 units)
  • Voices (3 units)

Second Year

Fall (9 units)

  • Methodologies 2 (3 units)
  • Master's Project 1 (3 units)
  • Elective (3 units)

Spring (6 units)

  • Methodologies 2 (3 units)
  • Master's Project 2 (3 units)

 

Suggested Course Map

 

Download the Course Guide for a suggested sequence of courses. The course guide and the degree requirements listed below apply to students matriculating in fall 2017 and spring 2018.

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