Office of the Dean
Davis Hall, Station 6663
telephone: (205) 665-6663
fax: (205) 665-6658
The College of Fine Arts offers no graduate degree but collaborates with the College of Education in art and music education—both alternative and traditional programs (M.Ed.). For information on these degree programs, refer to the Art and Music sections that follow. For further information on certification, refer to the appropriate section under the College of Education.
Scott Stephens, Department Chair
Bloch Hall, Extension 6400
There is no graduate major in art; however, the College of Education offers the M.Ed. degree in P–12 Education with a concentration in Art that leads to the Alabama Class A P–12 certificate. The College of Education also offers the Alternative Master’s Degree Program (master’s degree plus certification in P–12 art education). For further information, see the appropriate section under the College of Education. The following courses may be used to fulfill the subject matter and methods course requirements. Most courses will involve the graduate student in the mastery of skills and techniques available on the undergraduate level. In addition to the knowledge and skills required of every art student involved in the course, all graduate students shall be responsible for a graduate component.
500 Advanced Graphic Design: Studio 3 credit hours 502 History of Italian Renaissance Art 3 credit hours 503 Contemporary Art 3 credit hours 506 History of Photography 3 credit hours 508 Directed Reading in Art History 1–3 credit hours 509 History of Mexican Art 3 credit hours 510 Mixed Media 3 credit hours 514 Graduate Drawing: Materials and Concepts 3 credit hours 515 Film Art and Theory 3 credit hours 516 Graduate Drawing: Color Illustration 3 credit hours 524 Graduate Ceramics I 3 credit hours 525 Graduate Ceramics II 3 credit hours 526 Special Topics in Studio 3 credit hours 528 Graduate Painting: Materials and Techniques 3 credit hours 529 Graduate Painting: Narrative 3 credit hours 530 Graduate Printmaking I 3 credit hours 531 Graduate Printmaking II 3 credit hours 551 Art for Elementary and Secondary Education (P–12) 3 credit hours 561 Large-Format Digital Printing 3 credit hours 570 Graduate Sculpture: Metal Casting 3 credit hours 571 Graduate Sculpture: Stone Carving 3 credit hours 576 Sculpture: Sheet-Metal Fabrication 3 credit hours 580 Performance and Installation Art 3 credit hours 585 Graduate Photography I 3 credit hours 586 Graduate Photography II 3 credit hours 592 Graduate Portfolio 3 credit hours 651 Advanced Computer Graphics: Rotating Topic 3 credit hours
The Department of Art reserves the right to reproduce examples of student artwork in its web page, and any other promotional materials that the department produces or approves.
Alan Goldspiel, Department Chair
Davis Hall, Extension 6670
There is no graduate major in music; however, the College of Education offers the M.Ed. degree in P–12 Education with a concentration in Music that leads to the Alabama Class A P–12 certificate. The College of Education also offers the Alternative Master’s Degree Program (master’s degree plus certification in P–12 music education). For further information, see the appropriate section under the College of Education. The following courses fulfill the subject matter and methods course requirements.
520 History and Philosophy of Music Education 3 credit hours 530 Advanced Music History 3 credit hours 549 Advanced Music Methodology 3 credit hours 557 Advanced Stylistic Analysis 3 credit hours 576 Music Education Seminar 3 credit hours