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Art

The degree offers students training in advanced artistry and perceptive abilities for the visual arts, such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramic sculpture, photography, video, or electronic arts for careers as practicing artists. Seminars and elective courses provide enrichment in art history and theory, performance, cultural and environmental studies, and new technology. Individual workshops on campus are provided so that students have the opportunity to develop their studio practice while exploring the resources of a large university.

Applied Mathematics

The Applied Mathematics Graduate Group is an interdisciplinary group of over 90 faculty and is recognized for the mathematical rigor of its programs and its dynamic research atmosphere. The program is targeted for students who are attracted to mathematics, but who also wish to apply mathematical ideas to advance our understanding of science and engineering. The program admits qualified students with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering, economics, the life sciences, and related fields.

Anthropology

The Anthropology Program offers graduate study in two broad areas: evolutionary anthropology and sociocultural anthropology. Evolutionary anthropology includes specialties in archaeology, behavioral ecology of nonhuman primates, biological anthropology, evolution of primate and human behavior, human evolution, molecular anthropology, archaeological theory, hunter-gatherers, and North American prehistory.

Textiles

The Textiles Graduate Program gives students an in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge of textiles including the social and physical sciences in relation to textile usage, and the ability to design and conduct research in textiles and to interpret and communicate the results and conclusions. Students in the program can emphasize either the physical science, behavior aspects, or the integrated studies of textiles and fibrous materials.

Professional Writing

The University Writing Program (UWP) offers writing courses and seeks to improve writing instruction across campus through a variety of programs. The UWP coordinates first year, intermediate and advanced writing courses that satisfy college composition requirements and offers courses in writing across the curriculum, writing in specific disciplines, and writing in the professions.

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