Image Text
Program Curriculum

The M.F.A. in Image Text integrates intensive creative practice with rigorous theoretical and conceptual study. Students enter a community that brings visual media and the literary arts into a shared arena of discussion and cross-disciplinary collaboration. The program encourages students to make, show, perform, and publish work that makes substantial contributions to their disciplines. Students have the opportunity to work closely with the highly regarded ITI Press, which publishes innovative works by national and international writers and artists.

Curriculum Overview

First Summer Semester (Hybrid; Online with required In-person residency in Ithaca) Credits
ART 5001 Image Text Writing Workshop 2
ART 5010 Visiting Artist Workshop/Colloquium 1
ART 5097 Image Text: Special Topics Seminar 2
ART 5097 Image Text: Special Topics Seminar 2
ART 6010 Thesis Studio I 3
Total 10
First Fall Semester (Online) Credits
ART 5092 Independent Mentored Study in Image Text 6
Total 6
First Spring Semester (Hybrid: Online + In-person practicum) Credits
ART 5092 Independent Mentored Study in Image Text 6
ART 5100 Image Text: Field Practicum 3
Total 9
Second Summer Semester  (Hybrid; Online with required In-person residency in Ithaca) Credits
ART 5010 Visiting Artist Workshop/Colloquium 1
ART 5097 Image Text: Special Topics Seminar 2
ART 5097 Image Text: Special Topics Seminar 2
ART 5098 Image Text: Special Topics Practicum 2
ART 6011 Thesis Studio II 3
Total 10
Second Fall Semester (Online) Credits
ART 5092 Independent Mentored Study in Image Text 6
Total 6
Second Spring Semester (Hybrid: Online + In-person practicum) Credits
ART 5092 Independent Mentored Study in Image Text 6
ART 5100 Image Text: Field Practicum 3
Total 9
Third Summer Semester  (Online + In-person residency in Ithaca) Credits
ART 5097 Image Text: Special Topics Seminar 2
ART 5097 Image Text: Special Topics Seminar 2
ART 5098 Image Text: Special Topics Practicum 2
ART 6012 Thesis Studio III 4
Total 10

Total units/credit hours: 60

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