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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.

The curriculum leading up to the B.A. degree is designed for students who are interested in:

  1. A liberal arts program with an emphasis in art
  2. Specialized study in art
  3. Preparation for graduate study in art
  4. Preparation for academic and professional fields
  5. Art teaching credential preparation

The lower and upper division core program is required of all Art majors. Students select a minimum of 18 upper division elective units from 1 or more areas of concentration offered in the Art Department in order to complete the B.A. program in their chosen area of study. Experiences are also available outside specialty areas offering students opportunities to sharpen professional skills and increase their marketability.