MFA IN COMMUNITY PRACTICE CURRICULM

The program is designed to be completed in seven terms/27 months (2 years and 3 months) and must be completed within thirteen terms/51 months (4 years and 3 months). Candidates must complete 17 courses totaling 60 credit hours.

Transfer Credit Policy
Entering graduate students can transfer up to 3 credits of advanced, post-undergraduate level studio or technical-based electives from an accredited institution. 
 
All transfer credits are evaluated and approved by the Director of Graduate Studies and the appropriate Graduate Program Manager. All transfer credits must be a B level or higher. Coursework from Moore’s BFA program, Post-Baccalaureate program, and Continuing Education program are not eligible for transfer.

1st Year

   
 
Summer 1
 
CPGR625 Art and the Social: Theory, Philosophy and Culture 3.0
AHGR610 Contemporary Art: 1989 to the Present  3.0
CPGR635 Social Practice in Action: Case Studies 3.0
CPGR620 Visiting Artist Studio & Lessons in Audience  3.0
   

Total Credits:  12

 
Fall I (Online)
 
CPGR630OL Graduate Tutorial l  3.0
CPGR655OL Elective 3.0
   

Total Credits:  6

 
Spring I (Online)
 
AHGR620OL  Critical Theory: Discourse & Aesthetics in the Arts 3.0
CPGR632OL Graduate Tutorial ll 3.0
   

Total Credits:  6

2nd Year

   
 
Summer II
 
CPGR650  Ethical Issues in Community Interventions  3.0
CPGR640 Practicum: Philadelphia as a Laboratory  6.0
SAGR618 Studio Seminar 2-Week Intensive 3.0
 
Fall II (Online)
 
SAGR627OL Graduate Directed Research 3.0
CPGR690OL Elective 3.0
   

Total Credits:  6

 
Spring II (Online)
 
CPGR700OL From Practice to the Page 3.0
CPGR660OL Thesis Preparation & Research 3.0
   

Total Credits:  6

3rd Year

   
 
Summer III
 
CPGR670 Boundless Communities 6.0
SAGR650 Professional Practice Seminar 3.0
SAGR621 Art Practice: Creativity and Sustainability 3.0
   

Total Credits:  12

   

TOTAL CREDITS FOR DEGREE: 60