UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2019-2020

Programs

B.A., Art

The Department of Art offers a curriculum designed for students wishing a liberal arts education in art and design. Emerging artists have numerous opportunities available to them for expressing their creativity and obtaining employment after graduation. Students may explore several areas of art making and choose the field that best fits their interests and talents. …

Minor in Art

The Standard Art minor complements many majors, including Cinema and Television Arts (Multimedia Production), Family and Consumer Sciences (Apparel Design and Merchandising, Interior Design), and Chicana and Chicano Studies. It provides a foundation in art history and two- and three-dimensional art and encourages exploration in a variety of media, including animation, ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking …

Minor in Art History

The Art History minor complements many majors, including Anthropology, Asian Studies, Chicana and Chicano Studies, and Sociology. In addition to providing a practical foundation in two- and three-dimensional art, the minor requires 15 to 18 upper division units of art history courses.

Minor in Photography/Video

The Photography/Video minor allows students to expand their knowledge in and thoroughly explore technology-dependent, art-based fields of study. Analog and digital applications in a variety of photography and video/digital courses prepare the non-Art major for art- and media-related employment and/or graduate study upon completion of a bachelor’s degree.

M.A., Art

Visual Arts

The 30-unit M.A. in Art option in Visual Arts emphasizes the experience and value of visual thinking and creative problem solving in art, as well as recognizing the concurrent importance of critical thinking, experimentation, innovation and perception. Graduate students must understand the history and traditions of art and their cultural, political and social relevance. They …

M.A., Art

Art History

Notice:¬†Admission to the Art History option is suspended while the department reconsiders and revises the curriculum. We teach our students to experience and value visual thinking and creative problem solving in art, as well as to recognize the concurrent importance of perception, experimentation, innovation and critical thinking. Our students must understand the history and traditions …

M.A., Art

Art Education

Notice:¬†Admission to the Art Education option is suspended while the department reconsiders and revises the curriculum. We teach our students to experience and value visual thinking and creative problem solving in art, as well as to recognize the concurrent importance of perception, experimentation, innovation and critical thinking. Our students must understand the history and traditions …

M.F.A., Art

Visual Arts

The 60-unit M.F.A. in Art option in Visual Arts emphasizes the experience and value of visual thinking and creative problem solving in art, as well as recognizing the concurrent importance of critical thinking, experimentation, innovation and perception. Graduate students must understand the history and traditions of art and their cultural, political and social relevance. They …