Course of Study

The typical length of study for the MFA in Media Design Practices is four full terms, and the program may be completed in two years. A three-year option includes two additional full terms.

Curriculum subject to change.

2-year (4 terms)

TERM 1 - FALL
Critical Worldviews 1 3
Studio 1 3
Studio 2 3
Grad Lab (Concept) 3
Creative Technology 3 3
TERM 2 - SPRING
Critical Worldviews 2 3
Grad Lab (Concept) 3
Studio 3 3
Studio 4 3
Thesis Gateway 0
Creative Technology 4 3
TERM 3 - FALL
Critical Practices 1 3
Grad Lab (Thesis) 3
Thesis Studio 1 6
Creative Technology 5 3
TERM 4 - SPRING
Grad Lab (Thesis) 3
Thesis Studio 2 9
Critical Practices 2 3
Completed Thesis 0
TOTAL
Total Required Units 60

3-year (6 terms)

TERM 1 - FALL
Critical Histories 1 3
Creative Technology 1 3
Dev Studio 1 3
Dev Studio 2 3
Grad Lab (Dev) 3
TERM 2 - SPRING
Critical Histories 2 3
Grad Lab (Dev) 3
Dev Studio 3 3
Dev Studio 4 3
Creative Technology 2 3
TERM 3 - FALL
Critical Worldviews 1 3
Studio 1 3
Studio 3
Grad Lab (Concept) 3
Creative Technology 3 OR Elective (Non-Media Design) 3
TERM 4 - SPRING
Critical Worldviews 2 3
Grad Lab (Concept) 3
Studio 3 3
Studio 4 3
Thesis Gateway 0
Creative Technology 4 OR Elective (Non-Media Design) 3
TERM 5 - FALL
Critical Practices 1 3
Grad Lab (Thesis) 3
Thesis Studio 1 6
Creative Technology 5 3
TERM 6 - SPRING
Grad Lab (Thesis) 3
Thesis Studio 2 9
Critical Practices 2 3
Completed Thesis 0
TOTAL
Total Required Units 90