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Policy 6-211: Graduate Studies and Degrees, Master of Fine Arts

  1. Purpose and Scope
    1. (Reserved)
  2. Definitions
    1. (Reserved)
  3. Policy: Requirements for the Degree of Master of Fine Arts
    1. Course Requirements. Admission policies and the studies required for the degree of Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) must conform to university graduate standards and practices. Two years' residence and a minimum of sixty credit hours are required for the M.F.A. degree. A maximum of 15 credit hours may be granted for the M.F.A. thesis. Candidates for the M.F.A. degree must meet all course requirements and manifest proficiency in their respective fields of concentration. Depending upon the specific degree, candidates for the M.F.A. must also fulfill a thesis or nonthesis program requirement.
  4. Rules, Procedures, Guidelines, Forms and other related resources
    1. Rules
    2. Procedures
    3. Guidelines
    4. Forms
    5. Other related resource materials
  5. References:
    1. (Reserved)
  6. Contacts:
    1. Policy Owner:
      1. Questions about this Policy and any related Rules, Procedures and Guidelines should be directed to the Dean of the Graduate School.
      Policy Officers:
        Only the Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Sr. Vice President for Health Sciences or their designees have the authority to grant exceptions to this policy.
  7. History:
    1. Approved: University Senate 3/3/80
    2. Approved: Institutional Council 3/10/80


Policy: 6-211 Rev:
Date: June 10, 1980

Last Updated: 4/25/17