Institute Degree and Certificate Requirements: MA in Aesthetics and Politics
CalArts has developed the following minimum standards for receiving a degree or certificate from the Institute. Schools may develop additional requirements on approval of the President and Provost.
An undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution or a government approved foreign institution is required for admission to the MA in Aesthetics and Politics program.
The MA in Aesthetics and Politics Program requires two semesters of full-time residency and two semesters of low-residency enrollment.
Candidates for the MA in Aesthetics and Politics are called upon to complete all of the work defined by the program. These requirements are described annually in the Course Catalog.
The thesis for MA in Aesthetics and Politics candidates will be due by September 1st of the fall semester following the final semester of enrollment, i.e., students completing coursework in spring 2017 will have a thesis due date of September 1, 2017. Students who do not complete the thesis by September 1st will be required to pay a matriculation fee in order to maintain status as a candidate for graduation up to a maximum of two additional semesters as set by the Program Director. Students who do not complete their thesis within the maximum two additional semesters will not be eligible for graduation and will be required to reapply to the program and complete course work and a thesis as arranged with the Program Director.