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Students in Time-Based Art should meet with the faculty coordinator teaching the current Time-Based Art Graduate Seminar course (Time-Based Art I and II) to discuss requirements and future coursework planning.

Transmedia Curriculum

An MFA requires a minimum of 60 hours, including the following:

Year I + II:

  • A minimum of 16 hours of studio courses in the Time-Based Art concentration
    • Time-Based Art students are required to take the offered Time-Based Art course each semester for the first two years.
  • A minimum of 9 hours of graduate-level* academic (non-studio) courses of which at least 6 hours are to be in art history.
  • 1 hour of First-Semester Graduate Seminar
    • This course allows you an introduction to the School of Art faculty
  • A minimum of 14 hours of electives consisting of any combination of courses offered by the University for Graduate credit*.
    • Students with a GTA are required to successfully complete 3 hours of Art 503, Theory and Practice of Art Fundamentals. These hours are to be considered elective.
    • Time-Based Art students are encouraged to take Experiments courses offered each semester in 4D and Design.

Year III:

  • 20 hours of Art 599, Project in Lieu of Thesis. Students must have completed all coursework prior to the commencement of Art 599.

*courses that are listed in the UT Graduate Catalog and allow the option of graduate credit (GR) during registration.

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