The Mississippi College Department of Art offers the Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, the Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, the Master of Science in Art (Studio Art), the Master of Science in Graphic Design, and, in cooperation with the School of Education, the Master of Education in Art. Students will have the opportunity to study art at an advanced level in an environment where the emphasis is on the study of art from a Christian world view. These degrees are offered in studio art, which includes studies in two-dimensional arts such as painting and drawing, and the three-dimensional arts including sculpture and ceramics; and graphic design in the MFA in Graphic Design and the Master of Science in Graphic Design.
Scholarships for Graduate Candidates
The Department of Art offers a limited number of scholarships for graduate students in art. Contact the Mississippi College Department of Art for details.
Additional scholarships and loans are available. For more information, please contact the Graduate Office or the Financial Aid Office.
A student may request to transfer a maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit from another regionally accredited college or university. Only courses in which the student received the grade of B or higher may be transferred. Contact the Graduate Coordinator for the Department of Art for details.
Mississippi College graduate students currently enrolled in the Master of Arts in Art, the Master of Science in Art (Studio Art), the Master of Science in Graphic Design or the Master of Education (with emphasis in Art) degree programs may transfer a maximum of 30 resident art graduate hours in the MFA degree program. Mississippi College alumni with a Master of Arts in Art, the Master of Science in Art, the Master of Science in Graphic Design or a Master of Education in Art Education degree may transfer a maximum of 30 resident hours of graduate art into the MFA program with approval of the Chair of the Department of Art. All other conditions and requirements outlined by the Graduate School concerning transfer credit must be observed. Refer to the General Requirements for Graduation in this catalog.
Art Courses Approved for Graduate Credit
Prerequisites: Graduate standing with sufficient background in subject area is a prerequisite for all graduate courses.
Unless otherwise specified all three-semester-hour courses have lecture 3 hours per week. The student is reminded that one-half course work to be applied toward a Master's degree must be on 6000-level. (See semester or term schedule for laboratory fees.)
*Note: A 400-level course taken for undergraduate credit cannot subsequently be changed to graduate credit nor repeated for graduate credit on the 5000 level.