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Curriculum

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Curriculum

Department of Fine Arts      Graduate Institute of Trans-disciplinary Arts

Department of Fine Arts

B.F.A. Program



A student must meet the following requirements to receive the Bachelor degree of Fine

Arts from Taipei National University of the Arts:


 
Earn a total of 130 credit hours with a cumulative grade point average of at least 60;

Fulfill the core requirements;

Earn the final 60 upper-division credit hours at DFA. A grade of “60” is the minimum

   grade a student must receive in required courses in the major and minor field of study;


Complete the requirements for one of the majors;

Complete the TNUA exit survey for assessment.



Total Credits required :            130  Credits

General Education    
                                30  Credits

*Includes

Interdisciplinary Core Courses                                4  Credits
Interdisciplinary Arts Courses                                 4  Credits
Distribution Courses                                             20  Credits
Military Education                                                  2  Credits
Physical Education (Excluded credits)                     2  Credits



Requirements                                    
       44  Credits

(The Majors: Painting, Chinese-painting, Sculpture, Print-making and Multi-media)

*Includes Basic Courses(24 credits) and Core Courses(20 credits)



Eelectives            
                                     56  Credits



B.F.A. Curriculum




M.F.A. Fine Arts/M.A. Art History Program

M.F.A. Fine Arts
Major of Study: Chinese Ink Painting (水墨) / Painting (繪畫)
Multi-media (複合媒體) / Printmaking (版畫) / Sculpture (雕塑)
 
Total Credits required:               48  Credits
 
 
Requirements for Degree

 
1. A graduation(solo) exhibition is required, which must be presented with a

    written report.
 
2. Fulfill all the requirements and selective courses, earned the minimum number

    of credits required for graduation (including credits earned during the semester

    of degree application),and met all other requirements specified by the school.
 

 
Research Methodology and Thesis Writing              3  Credits 
Creation Projects                                                       24  Credits 
Theoretical Courses  
                                                 18  Credits
Eelectives                                                                      3  Credits
Semester Evaluation Exhibits                                     4  Times
Graduation Project  (Calculated separately)





M.A. Art History Program

Total Credits required:                32  Credits


All courses are semester based.

Requirements for Degree


Chinese Art History

Graduate students must complete at least 32 credits (not including 6 special credits

for masters thesis), including at least the following courses:

Chinese Art History                                                   9  Credits
Special Research Topics                                           9  Credits
Methodology of Chinese Art History                            3  Credits
Directed Research                                                     1  Credit
Masters thesis(Calculated separately)                        6  Credits
Interdisciplinary courses                                            9  Credits
(related to student's major or thesis topic).
Guandu Master Series                                              1  Credit

There is a limit of 6 credits on courses taken outside TNUA.


 
Western Art History

Students must complete at least 32 credits (not including 6 special credits for masters

thesis),including at least the following courses:

Western Art History                                                   9  Credits
Special Research Topics                                           9  Credits
Methodology of Western Art History                            3  Credits
Directed Research                                                      1  Credit
Masters thesis (Calculated separately                         6  Credits
Interdisciplinary courses                                             9  Credits
(related to student's major or thesis topic)                   
Guandu Master Series                                               1  Credit

There is a limit of 6 credits on courses taken outside TNUA.



Evening M.F.A. Program

Total Credits required:                39  Credits

All courses are semester based.

Requirements for Degree 

1.  Students must fulfill all degree requirements within 2 to 5 years.
2. Graduate students must earn at least 39 credits (excluding credits from separately 

    calculated subjects) before the end of the studies time frame to complete their 

    degree, and must take the following courses:

Thesis/Writing Methodology                                      3  Credits
Theoretical Courses                                                 12  Credits
Creation Projects                                                     24  Credits



Ph.D. Program


Total Credits required:                  24 Credits


Requirements for Degree 


1.  A minimum of 24 credits is required for graduation from the doctoral program.
 
2.  Conditions for doctoral degree:

      (A).Doctoral Dissertation Outline Approval (including preliminary oral      examination): Upon completion of 24 credits and obtaining permission from advising professor, the student may submit thesis outline for approval and take the preliminary oral   examination.
 
     (B).Doctoral Candidate Qualifying Examination: 
 
           After obtaining approval for the doctoral thesis outline and providing proof of language proficiency, the student may take the doctoral qualifying written
examiation to become a candidate for the doctoral degree.

 
     (C).Doctoral Dissertation and Defense: 

          The student must pass the qualifying writte examination and satisfy one of the two requirements below in order to hold a dissertation defense.

 
          a. Publication of two papers in academic journals after starting the program.                (The  papers must be peer reviewed, be over 10,000 characters in length,                   may not overlap with the doctoral thesis in part or in whole, and may not                   contain rewritten material from the candidate's masters thesis.)
  
         b. Publication of one paper in an academic journal, and participation in an                    applied research project. (Refer to the project submission requirements                      stipulated in Promoting a Lecturer to Assistant Professor, located in the                      Criteria for University Teaching Qualification.) 



Credit Requirements:

 
Core Courses                                                                         12  Credits
Specialization Courses                                                           12  Credits
Independent Research Courses(calculated separately)
Thesis Credits (calculated separately) 



Graduate Institute of Trans-disciplinary Arts



Total Credits required:                  43 Credits


Requirements for Degree



1. Must submit records of 2 public exhibits for evaluation and present one of the

    following:

    (A).a thesis; a creative work along with a written report;

    (B).a performance along with a written report; a technical report.

 
2. Must have completed all required courses, earned the minimum number of credits
  
    required for graduation (including credits earned during the semester of degree
   
    application), and met all other requirements specified by the school.


Core Courses                                                              9  Credits
Specialization Courses                                               21  Credits 
Electives                                                                   12  Credits
Thesis Credits (calculated separately)

 
*Specialization Courses includes:

1.Courses in Cultural Production and Strategic Development

   (A total of 9 credits are required if specializing in Producing Culture and Curating.

    A total of 6 credits are required if specializing in Trans-disciplinary Arts. )
 
2. Courses in Trans-disciplinary Creativity 

    (A total of 6 credits are required if specializing in Producing Culture and Curating.

     A total of 9 credits are required if specializing in Trans-disciplinary Arts. )

3. Courses in Theory and Application of Contemporary Art   

    (A total of 6 credits are required if specializing in Producing Culture and Curating.

     A total of 6 credits are required if specializing in Trans-rdisciplinary Arts. )

 
 




 

 





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