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

 

First Semester (18 units)

  • Topic Studio (6 units)
  • Design Research (3 units)
  • Design in Context: 1 (3 units)
  • Form Studio (3 units)
  • Strategies (3 units)

Second Semester (15 units)

  • Advanced Topic Studio (6 units)
  • Perceptions (3 units)
  • Design in Context: 2 (3 units)
  • Sites (3 units)

Third Semester (13.5 units)

  • Thesis: Studio (6 units)
  • Identities (3 units)
  • Elective (3 units)
  • Dual Degree Seminar (1.5 units)

Fourth Semester (13.5 units)

  • Thesis: Studio (6 units)
  • Dual Degree Seminar (1.5 units)
  • Thesis: Presentation/Exhibition (3 units)
  • Voices (3 units)

Fifth Semester (9 units)

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

Sixth Semester (9 units)

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

 

TOTAL: 78 units