Ball State's Department of Art offers graduate study leading to the following degree: Master of Arts in Visual Arts with Emphasis in Studio Art: 33 credit hours of graduate-level art courses, including studio electives and a final thesis/creative project. This program offers a concentration in visual arts through studio/education seminars, art history, and advanced studio. Available studio areas are: ceramics, drawing, metals, painting, photography and intermedia arts, printmaking, and sculpture. Interdisciplinary study is possible.
View MA degree requirements and courses. Degree Overview Students pursuing this degree are expected to develop and refine studio skills, education skills, and academic scholarship to a level of professional excellence. The graduate program enables students to:
This program reflects the department's mission to educate students in developing significant ideas with the discipline of visual arts education and in mastering the tools and methods of inquiry for creating art. Creating art forms and teaching art are highly individualized activities that require an understanding of the four major activities related to art--perceiving, producing, knowing, and evaluating--that help students understand themselves and the world around them. For complete information on this program and its requirements, please consult the Ball State University Graduate Catalog. For more information about our graduate program, contact: Kenton Hall
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