Requirements for this track total a minimum of 21 credit hours of the 36 required for the Master of Humanities degree dedicated to visual studies related work, including one 3 credit methodology course in visual studies, 12-15 credit hours of visual studies related courses, and 3-6 hours of project or thesis work on a visual studies related topic. All but 6 credit hours (or 2 courses) must be at the graduate level. The break down is described below.
Master of Humanities Core Requirements:
- HUMN 5025 Foundations and Theories in Interdisciplinary Humanities (offered every fall)
- Mid-Program Seminar (defined as any graduate-level HUMN course, must be approved by the Master of Humanities advisor)
- HUMN 5924 Directed Research and Readings in Interdisciplinary Humanities (offered every spring)
Visual Studies Track Requirements:
In addition to the program’s core required courses, the following are required:
1. One 3-credit methods or theory class (see below) ,
- ENGL 5420 Film Theory and Criticism
- FINE 5790 Art History Methods (offered every fall)
- HUMN 5660 Visual Arts: Interpretations and Contexts
2. A minimum of 18-credit hours of Visual Arts related courses, and
3. A final project (3-credit hours) or thesis (6-credit hours) on a Visual Studies topic.