Prerequisites may be satisfied through appropriate coursework or equivalent knowledge demonstrated by examination. The following prerequisites are minimal and can be satisfied in Azusa Pacific University’s classes or other transferrable classes:
- Applicants should be able to demonstrate reading level equivalency in French or complete ART 560 Reading and Translating French. This requirement may be waived if the student demonstrates fluency in another second language, takes one graduate course in a foreign language, or passes a take-home exam on French translation administered by the Department of Art and Design.
A minimum of 36 semester units are required to complete this program. All units of credit offered at Azusa Pacific University are semester units.
|Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism, M.A. (online) Requirements||36 units|
ART 550History of 19th-Century Art, Criticism, and Theory
ART 555History of 20th-Century Art, Criticism, and Theory
ART 565Methodologies of Art History
ART 570Theories and Practices of Abstraction
ART 575Writing Art Criticism
ART 576The Modern Object
ART 577Visual Culture
ART 600Regional Modernism
ART 605Modernism and the Museum
ART 615Modernism and Religion
ART 618MA Thesis I: Research
ART 625MA Thesis II: Writing
Frequently Asked Questions
What type of graduate art history program does APU offer?
APU’s art history master's program is an online degree that focuses on modern and contemporary art.
How many units are in this program?
The program requires 36 semester units.
Is financial aid available?
Several types of financial aid, ranging from federal loans and state grants, to fellowships and scholarships, are available. Learn more about the financial aid opportunities available to you.
How often will I need to be online for this program?
You must be online sufficiently throughout each week to participate in threaded discussions and to complete all assignments by their designated deadlines. However, there is no prescribed amount of time or designated time that you will be required to be online because assignments and their deadlines will vary throughout each course.
Will I have to complete any part of my Online Master of Arts in Modern Art History program at an APU campus location?
No. You can complete your degree entirely online. No campus visits or meetings are required.
How soon can I finish this program?
This program can be completed in 24 months.