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

First Year 

Fall (15 units)

  • Writer's Workshop (3 units)
  • Mentored Study (3 units)
  • Friday Seminar (3 units)
  • Strategies (3 units)
  • Contemporary Art History and Theory (3 units)

Spring (12 units)

  • Writer's Workshop (3 units)
  • Writing Seminar (3 units)
  • Perceptions (3 units)
  • Sites (3 units)
     

Second Year

Fall (13.5 units)

  • Writer's Workshop (3 units)
  • Mentored Study (3 units)
  • Writing Seminar (3 units)
  • Identities (3 units)
  • Dual Degree Seminar (1.5 units)

Spring (13.5 units)

  • Writer's Workshop (3 units)
  • Mentored Study (3 units)
  • Writing Seminar (3 units)
  • Thesis Project (3 units)
  • Dual Degree Seminar (1.5 units)
  • Voices (3 units)
     

Third Year 

Fall (9 units)

  • Master's Project 1 (3 units)
  • Mentored Study (3 units)
  • Writing Seminar (3 units)

Spring (9 units)

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

TOTAL: 75 units