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 Associate Dean 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