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Application Deadline: January 25, 2012
(Notification of admission is by mid-March)
|Admission is normally limited to students with a 4-year degree in Art History or in a closely related discipline, with a minimum B+ average. A writing sample (e.g. art history essay) must be sent as electronic copy directly to the Graduate Assistant. Applications must be made online . A brief Statement of Interest (maximum one page), outlining the specific area(s) of research the student wishes to pursue and with which faculty the student wishes to study, must be submitted as part of the online application. Two current academic letters of recommendation must be sent either electronically through the online application process or alternatively as hard copy to the Graduate Assistant. Two official transcripts must be sent to the attention of the Graduate Assistant.||
Please visit the School of Graduate Studies website for further information regarding the Application Process.
An Art History graduate seminar on a trip to the Notman Photographic
A reading knowledge of a language other than English, usually chosen from French, German, or Italian, is required. The language requirement must be satisfied before a thesis or major research paper proposal can be submitted. Tests are normally administered in the department unless previous language training at an advanced level is recorded on a university transcript.
The requirements are set according to the general Requirements for Degree Programs specified in the Graduate Calendar.
Pattern I: Four term-length courses in art history (of which, if appropriate, one term-length course may be taken in another discipline), and a Master's Thesis of 20-25,000 words. The student shall choose a potential supervisor for a thesis topic by the end of the second term.
Pattern II: Six term-length courses in art history (of which, if appropriate, one term-length course may be taken in another discipline), and an Advanced Research Paper of 10-12,000 words. The student shall choose a potential supervisor for an advanced research paper topic by the end of the second term.
Students normally register in two art history seminars each term, in addition to any language courses that may be needed.
Teaching assistantships may be awarded.