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

CPGR625Art and the Social: Foundations in Socially-Engaged Art3.0
AHGR610Contemporary Art: 1989 to the Present 3.0
CPGR635Social Practice in Action: Case Studies3.0
CPGR620Visiting Artist Studio & Lessons in Audience 3.0


Total Credits:  12


Fall I (Online)

CPGR630OLGraduate Tutorial l 3.0
CPGR655OLElective3.0


Total Credits:  6


Spring I (Online)

AHGR620OL Critical Theory: Discourse & Aesthetics in the Arts3.0
CPGR632OLGraduate Tutorial ll3.0


Total Credits:  6

2nd Year




Summer II

CPGR650 Ethical Issues in Community Interventions 3.0
CPGR640Practicum: Philadelphia as a Laboratory 6.0
SAGR618Studio Seminar 2-Week Intensive3.0

Fall II (Online)

SAGR627OLGraduate Directed Research3.0
CPGR690OLElective3.0


Total Credits:  6


Spring II (Online)

CPGR700OLFrom Practice to the Page3.0
CPGR660OLThesis Preparation & Research3.0


Total Credits:  6

3rd Year




Summer III

CPGR670Boundless Communities6.0
SAGR650Professional Practice Seminar3.0
SAGR621Art Practice: Creativity and Sustainability3.0


Total Credits:  12



TOTAL CREDITS FOR DEGREE: 60