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Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements(M.A. Degree)

  1. Students must be enrolled for a minimum of 2 years.
  2. A total of 30 credits must be taken, distributed in the following manner from the 3 course-types: Theories of Art and Design (4 or more credits of elective course, Practical Fine Art and Design (4 or more credits), and Specialized Studies Electives (for each major, 18 credits).
  3. Students must pass the final exam which consists of the final assessment of the thesis work or master’s thesis, and the final defense.

List of courses available for academic

Curriculum Couse-type Course Title Credits Assigned Year
Zokei Ethics Advanced Aesthetics 2 1・2
Advanced Art Theory 2 1・2
Advanced Design Theory 2 1・2
Advanced History of Art 2 1・2
Advanced History of Design 2 1・2
Special Course on Art and Design 4 1・2
Art and Design Education I 4 1・2
Art and Design Education II 4 1・2
Practical Fine Art and Design Fine Arts and Design ProjectA I 2 1・2
Fine Arts and Design ProjectA II 2 1・2
Fine Arts and Design ProjectB I 2 1・2
Fine Arts and Design ProjectB II 2 1・2
Fine Arts and Design ProjectC I 2 1・2
Fine Arts and Design ProjectC II 2 1・2
Specialized Studies Electives(Major in Design) Comprehensive Studies in Design I 4 1
Comprehensive Studies in Design II 6 2
Studio Design I 4 1
Studio Design II 4 2
Specialized Studies Electives(Major in Fine Arts) Comprehensive Studies in Fine Art I 4 1
Comprehensive Studies in Fine Art II 6 2
Studio Fine Art I 4 1
Studio Fine Art II 4 2
Specialized Studies Electives(Major in Design Education Research) Comprehensive Studies in Design Education I 4 1
Comprehensive Studies in Design Education II 6 2
Studio Design Education I 4 1
Studio Design Education II 4 2

Graduation Requirements(Ph.D. Degree)

  1. Candidates must be enrolled for at least 3 years.
  2. Candidates must already have earned a total of 10 credits or more (6 credits from General Courses and 4 credits from the Elective Courses).
  3. Candidates must pass the Ph.D review of her/his dissertation (or Ph.D. Work and Thesis) and the Final Assessment to earn the degree.
Curriculum Couse-type Course Title Credits Assigned Year
Ph.D. Specialized Courses Design: Comprehensive ResearchⅠ 2 1 Candidates must take all of these 3 courses nad earn the 6 credits.
Design: Comprehensive ResearchⅡ 2 2
Design: Comprehensive ResearchⅢ 2 3
Design: Specialized PracticeⅠ 2 1 Candidates must earn 4 credits from these Elective Courses.
Fine Art: Specialized PracticeⅠ 2 1
Design Education: Specialized PracticeⅠ 2 1
Design: Specialized PracticeⅡ 2 2
Fine Art: Specialized PracticeⅡ 2 2
Design Education: Specialized PracticeⅡ 2 2
Design: Specialized Project 2 1・2・3 General Elective Courses
Design: Specialized Theory 2 1 General Elective Courses