The IMA/MFA program requires 48 credits. Courses are typically 3
credits each, and students may enroll part-time or full-time
matriculating in a minimum of 5 semesters, and maximum of 8 with
possibility for extension.
The course of study requires:
Production Workshops (10 courses = 30 credits)
Classes spread across three integrated clusters or broad areas of
practice, includes courses in film/video/web production, emerging
media, journalism, grant writing, and screenwriting among others.
(See: Previous Production Workshops)
Analytical Seminars (3 courses = 9 credits)
Classes offer history, theory, and analysis in media and cultural studies.
(See: Previous Analytical Course Offerings)
Collaborative Residency (1 course = 3 credits)
Students must complete an off-site internship project.
(See: Previous Collaborative Residency Examples)
Interdisciplinary Research (1 course = 3 credits)
Students must complete one graduate course outside of the department
to compliment their artistic and theoretical practice.
(See: Previous Interdisciplinary Research Examples)
MFA Thesis Project (1 course = 3 credits)
Students must present culminating work in the program for a panel of
advisors and inclusion in the IMA/MFA Thesis Show. (See:
Thesis Policy & Procedures)