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Part 3: Requirements for Higher Degrees

705. 
Requirements for the Master of Fine Arts Degree En 6/71, Rt by Academic Council 9/15/71, Am 5/23/95
The degree of Master of Fine Arts will be granted on the following conditions:
  • A)

    Admission to the program is predicated on:

    • 1)
      Completion of the normal requirements for admission to the Graduate Division of the University of California, San Diego, as specified by the Graduate Council and approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.
  • B)
    Program
    • 1)
      To qualify for the Master of Fine Arts degree, at least 72 units will be required of all students.
    • 2)
      The MFA degree will be granted under the Modified Thesis Plan.
  • C)

    Residency Requirements

    • 1)

      The student will be in residence for a minimum of six quarters.  When, in exceptional circumstances, the student is given a leave of absence the period involved will not count off the residence period, although the student may be given appropriate credit for the work he or she does.