Graduate Institute of Visual Arts（Master Program ）
I. Development Policies and Characteristics:
Our graduate program dedicates to increase the research on visual arts theory and creation in Taiwan and to improve the quality of arts education and culture. In order to reach the goals mentioned above, our graduate program not only emphasizes on course extension to design, teaching and research but also aims to the interaction with other institutions and colleges. We will establish the Ph.D. program in the future.
II. Course Objectives:
1.To train students as professionals of visual arts.
2.To establish the professional knowledge of visual arts theory.
3.To provide the training programs for arts teachers and to strengthen the quality of arts education.
4.To improve the knowledge of cultural administration and arts management and to enhance the cultivation of culture.
III. Basic Ability Index:
1.To cultivate the abilities of integration of various materials.
2.To develop the research abilities of integration of theoretical and practical creation.
3.To establish the creative abilities of humanistic and cultural sense.
4.To cultivate the capacity of digital arts design and practical arts.
5.To emphasize on the research of local and international aesthetic theories.
6.To focus on the discussion of local art history.
7.To discuss the new thoughts on arts education
8.To design arts education with the combination of local characteristics and community aspects
9.To develop the professional knowledge of cultural administration and arts management.
Credits Required for Graduation:
1. Students are required to take a minimum of 26 credits before graduation including 4 credits in required courses and others in elective courses.
2.6 credits for the M.A. thesis.