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Major in Art and Design [Arts]

General Information

See Bachelor of Arts  for additional regulations and requirements.

The Department of Art and Design offers areas of concentration in the studio disciplines (Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Industrial Design, Visual Communication Design) as well as in the History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture. The program allows for concentration in any of these areas, as well as for different combinations of them.

For information relating to courses in Art and Design, consult Course Listings .

The Department of Art and Design also offers:


Students who major or minor in Art and Design may not select their other subject of concentration from the Department of Art and Design.

Students are expected to have successfully completed prerequisite courses with a minimum averaged grade of B-. Registration may be withheld in cases where the averaged grade in prerequisite courses is below a B-.

Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Design students in Art and Design have priority registration in all Art and Design studio courses at the senior level. Registration in remaining spaces is based upon academic performance in required prerequisite courses.

Requirements for the Major

A major in Art and Design requires a minimum of 30 units to a maximum of 48 units at the senior level, of which at least 6 units must be at the 400-level.