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Planning and Program Requirements

Curriculum structure applicable to students admitted

since the 2020 academic year

Required courses


Research Methodology on Art Studies (3/3)

Aesthetics (3/3)

Seminar on Art (0/2)

Elective courses

Major Disciplines



Fine Arts

Research methodology

Methodology of Theatre/Drama

Methodology of Music Research

Research Methodology on Visual Arts


The History of Chinese and Western Drama and Theatre

Chinese Music History

The History of Art Exchange Between the East and the West

History of Contemporary Art

Women Artists and Art History

Art theory

(classified as a seminar course)

Seminar on Performance Art

Seminar on Innovative Taiwanese Opera

Seminar on Drama and Practice in Foreign Language

Seminar on Drama Therapy and Performance

Case Study on Music of Chinese Traditional Musical

Seminar on Taiwan Music

Seminar on Ethnomusicology

Seminar on Western Art Theories

Theme Study of Contemporary Art

Seminar on Postmodern Art

Seminar on Folk Art

Seminar on Environmental Aesthetics

Monographic Study on Taiwanese Art History (1)

Monographic Study on Taiwanese Art History (2)

Critical reviews

Comments on Intercultural Theatre

Drama Bibliography and Theatre Review

Music Criticism

Music Work Review and Analysis

Western Art Review

Research and Comment of Modern and Contemporary Visual Culture

Art Criticism

Interdisciplinary studies

(classified as a non-seminar course)

Compare on Chinese and Western Drama

Heritage Preservation and Digital Archive

Theory and Practice of Fieldwork in Performing Arts

Performance Art and Creative Industry

Creative Drama

Theatre Practices

Drama Therapy

Seminar on Novel, Movie, and Drama

Theatre Curation and Art Administration

Contemporary Theatre and Script Writing Study

Inter-disciplinary Performance Practice

Film Soundtrack Studies

Seminar on Musicals

Digital Music Composition

Study on Musical and Xiqu

Visual Exhibition Space Research and Practice

Study of Image Aesthetics

Theory and Practice on Artistic Photography

Fieldwork on Formosan Aboriginal Art

Museum: History, Collection, and Contemporary Art Curation

Curriculum Requirements

  1. A minimum of 33 credits will be required for graduation, including 6 required course credits and 27 elective course credits.
  2. Required and elective courses are offered and scheduled as follows:
    Required courses:
    There are a total of three required courses with six credits established for each of the three major disciplines. One of them will be offered and scheduled for each discipline per semester.
    Research Methodology (3 credits/3 hours)
    Aesthetics (3 credits/3 hours)
    Seminar on Art (0 credits/2 hours)

    Elective courses:
    Students are required to complete at least one course in each of the five designated categories for their major discipline, and at least one course in each of the other two disciplines.
    A. Drama -
    【Research methodology / History / Art theory / Critical review /  Interdisciplinary study】
    B. Music - 【Research methodology / History / Art theory / Critical review / Interdisciplinary study】
    C. Fine Arts -【Research methodology / History / Art theory / Critical review / Interdisciplinary study】
  3. Any course related to arts practice will be established as an elective course.
  4. For more information on curriculum requirements for graduation, please refer to The Regulations of the Graduate Institute of Art Studies for Program Requirements.