Master of Public Art Studies/Master of Planning
The Master of Public Art Studies/Master of Planning dual degree program offers an unusually rich opportunity for students interested in developing a new knowledge base to become a successful professional working in the arena of public art administration, planning and community development. Los Angeles and the facilities at USC provide a unique learning laboratory to educate a more competitive professional with a better understanding of both the administration of public art and issues of urban planning.
Students must complete the following requirements in this program: 64 units, including 22 units in public art studies, 22 in policy, planning, and development, and 20 in a field of study with no more than 8 units taken from other USC programs.
|Public Art Studies (22 units)||Units|
|PAS 561||Administration Survey||3|
|PAS 562||Administration and Program Development||3|
|PAS 571||History Survey||3|
|PAS 585||Public Space, the Public Realm and Public Art||3|
|PAS 591||Field Internship Experience||1|
|PAS 594ab||Master's Thesis, or|
|PAS 593ab||Final Thesis Project||2-2|
|Policy, Planning, and Development (22 units)||Units|
|PPD 500||Cross-Sectoral Governance||4|
|PPD 524||Planning Theory||2|
|PPD 525||Statistics and Arguing from Data||2|
|PPD 526||Comparative International Development||2|
|PPD 528||The Urban Economy||2|
|PPD 529||Legal Environment of Planning||2|
|PPD 531L||Core Laboratory Workshop||4|
|PPD 627||Design Skills for Urban Planners||4|
Dual degree students, like all other M.Pl. students, must take a comprehensive examination and fulfill the internship requirement.