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Below are the general program requirements for the M.F.A. in studio arts. Refer to Syracuse University’s graduate course catalog for more information about this curriculum and our courses.

Graduate Course Catalog

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Four seminar classes: 24 credits

Seminar 1 Theory and Ideas: 6 credits
Seminar 2 Professional Practices: 6 credits
Seminar 3 Thesis Writing: 6 credits
Seminar 4 Thesis Exhibition: 6 credits

Three graduate critiques: 18 credits
Four studio intensives: 12 credits
Optional semester residency: 6 credits (replaces two studio intensives)

TOTAL CREDITS: 60
LENGTH OF RESIDENCY: 2 OR 3 YEARS