Degree Requirements

M.A. Degree Requirements

The student must complete 30 hours of graduate credit, at least 21 of which must be in art history distributed according to department requirements. All course work must satisfy grade standards. The candidate must demonstrate proficiency in the reading of a foreign language, normally a major European language, Chinese, or Japanese. A general written examination (in European and American art or East Asian art) must be passed for the M.A. degree. After passing the M.A. examination, a student wishing admission to the doctoral art history program at KU must submit a petition for continuation of graduate studies and receive departmental approval for the petition.

Handbook for Graduate Students

A detailed presentation of departmental degree requirements and regulations is included in the department’s Graduate Student Handbook, available online.

M.A. Degree Requirements

The student must complete 30 hours of graduate credit, at least 21 of which must be in art history distributed according to department requirements. All course work must satisfy grade standards. The candidate must demonstrate proficiency in the reading of a foreign language, normally a major European language, Chinese, or Japanese. A general written examination (in European and American art or East Asian art) must be passed for the M.A. degree. After passing the M.A. examination, a student wishing admission to the doctoral art history program at KU must submit a petition for continuation of graduate studies and receive departmental approval for the petition.

Handbook for Graduate Students

A detailed presentation of departmental degree requirements and regulations is included in the department’s Graduate Student Handbook, available online.

Contact Info

Department of History of Art

Spencer Museum of Art
1301 Mississippi St., Room 209
Lawrence, KS 66045-7500
785-864-4713
arthist@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~kuarthis/
Linda Stone-Ferrier, Chair
785-864-4713

Department of History of Art

Spencer Museum of Art
1301 Mississippi St., Room 209
Lawrence, KS 66045-7500
785-864-4713
arthist@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~kuarthis/
David Cateforis, Undergraduate Advisor
785-864-4713

Department of History of Art

Spencer Museum of Art
1301 Mississippi St., Room 209
Lawrence, KS 66045-7500
785-864-4713
arthist@ku.edu
http://www2.ku.edu/~kuarthis/
Marni Kessler, Graduate Director, European and American Art History
785-864-4713
mrk@ku.edu
Amy McNair and Sherry Fowler, Asian Art History (master's and doctoral)
785-864-4713
amcnair@ku.edu sfowler@ku.edu
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