Requirements

B.A. IN ART - PLAN I (Art Education)

Requirements (91 units)

Lower-division requirements (12 courses totaling 53 units)

  1. ART 120. Introduction to Two Dimensional Design (4)
  2. ART 121. Introduction to Three Dimensional Design (4)
  3. ART 122. Introduction to Drawing and Life Drawing (4)
  4. ART 123. Introduction to Art and Technology (4)
  5. ART 221. Art History: Prehistoric Times through the Middle Ages (4)
  6. ART 222. Art History: Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania (4)
  7. ART 223. Art History: Renaissance to the Present (4)
  8. ART 235. Beginning Painting (5)
  9. ART 240. Beginning Sculpture (5)
  10. ART 254. Beginning Ceramics (5)
  11. ART 260. Beginning Printmaking (5)
  12. ART 290. Beginning Analog Photography (5)

Or

  • ART 291. Beginning Digital Photography (5)
    NOTE: Only one photography course (ART 290 or 291) counts toward the Plan I lower-division requirement.

Upper-division requirements (38 units)

  1. History of Art
    Eight units consisting of one four-unit course chosen from each of the following (A and B):
    1. ART 420. Art from 1900 to the Present (4)
      ART 520. Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism (4)
    2. ART 305. Women and Art (4)
      • ART 310. Asian Art (4)
      • ART 314. The Art of indigenous Peoples (4)
      • ART 323. Native North American Art (4)
      • ART 324. Pre-Columbian Art (4)
      • ART 328. Mexican Art (4)
      • ART 329. Chicano Art (4)
  2. Three five-unit courses chosen from at least two of the following specializations: (Note: Check course descriptions to ascertain which courses may be repeated for
    Ceramics
    • ART 355. Intermediate Ceramics (5)
    • ART 357. Advanced Ceramics (5)
    Graphic Design
    • ART 320. Digital Image Editing (5)
    • ART 322. Web Design (5)
    • ART 325. Advanced Digital Image Editing (5)
    New Genres
    • ART 366. Topics in Studio Art (5)
    • ART 373. Installation Art (5)
    • ART 387. Video Art (5)
    • ART 396. New Genres (5)
    • ART 441. Public Art (5)
    Painting
    • ART 304. Advanced Drawing and Life Drawing (5)
    • ART 335. Intermediate Painting (5)
    • ART 336. Advanced Painting (5)
    Photography
    • ART 391. Intermediate Photography (5)
    • ART 492. Advanced Photography (5)
    Printmaking
    • ART 361. Intermediate Printmaking (5)
    • ART 362. Advanced Printmaking (5)
    Sculpture
    • ART 340. Intermediate Sculpture (5)
    • ART 341. Advanced Sculpture (5)
  3. ART 415. Senior Seminar: Art and Society II (2)
  4. ART 416. Senior Project (2)
  5. Art Education
    Three courses totaling eleven units as follows:
    • ART 440. Art and Human Development (4)
    • ART 460. History, Philosophy, and Theory of Visual Studies (4)
    • ART 540. Art and Community (3)

B.A. IN ART - PLAN II (Studio Art)

Requirements (91 units)

Lower-division requirements (11 courses totaling 45 units)

  1. ART 120. Introduction to Two Dimensional Design (4)
  2. ART 121. Introduction to Three Dimensional Design (4)
  3. ART 122. Introduction to Drawing and Life Drawing (4)
  4. ART 123. Introduction to Art and Technology (4)
  5. ART 125. Freshman Seminar: Art and Society I (2)
  6. ART 221. Art History: Prehistoric Times through the Middle Ages (4)
  7. ART 222. Art History: Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania (4)
  8. ART 223. Art History: Renaissance to the Present (4)
  9. Select three courses from lower-division studio art courses:
    • ART 235. Beginning Painting (5)
    • ART 240. Beginning Sculpture (5)
    • ART 254. Beginning Ceramics (5)
    • ART 260. Beginning Printmaking (5)
    • ART 268. Beginning Woodworking and Furniture Design (5)
    • ART 270. Beginning Glass (5)
    • ART 290. Beginning Analog Photography (5)
    • Or
    • ART 291. Beginning Digital Photography (5)
    • NOTE: Only one photography course (ART 290 or 291) counts toward the Plan II lower-division requirements. Additional lower-division studio art courses may be taken as free electives toward the 180 units required for graduation, but will not be counted toward the requirements for the major.

Upper-division requirements (46 units)

  1. History of Art
    Eight units consisting of one four-unit course chosen from each of the following (A and B):
    1. A. ART 305. Women and Art (4)
      • ART 306. Greek and Roman Art (4)
      • ART 310. Asian Art (4)
      • ART 311. Art of the United States to the End of the Nineteenth Century (4)
      • ART 314. The Art of Indigenous Peoples (4)
      • ART 316. Arts of the Ancient Near East and Egypt (4)
      • ART 321. Renaissance Art (4)
      • ART 323. Native North American Art (4)
      • ART 324. Pre-Columbian Art (4)
      • ART 327. Baroque and Rococo Art (4)
      • ART 328. Mexican Art (4)
      • ART 329. Chicano Art (4)
      • ART 333. History of Graphic Design (4)
      • ART 334. History of Animation (4)
      • ART 359. History of Photography (4)
      • ART 410. Studies in Art History (4)
      • ART 420. Art from 1900 to the Present (4)
      • ART 423. Nineteenth Century European Art (4)
      • ART 520. Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism (4)
      • ART 525. Seminar in Art History (4)
    2. ART 420. Art from 1900 to the Present (4) (if not taken in Category A above)
      ART 520. Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism (4) (if not taken in Category A above)
  2. Studio Art Courses
    Select any six five-unit courses for a total of 30 units. Courses are divided into three categories for organization purposes only, select any six courses regardless of category. Students may mix any combination of courses, or choose to specialize in a single discipline. Check course descriptions to ascertain which courses have prerequisite requirements and which courses may be repeated for credit.
    Two Dimensional Pictorial and Photographic Arts
    • ART 304. Advanced Drawing and Life Drawing (5)
    • ART 335. Intermediate Painting (5)
    • ART 336. Advanced Painting (5)
    • ART 361. Intermediate Printmaking (5)
    • ART 362. Advanced Printmaking (5)
    • ART 366. Topics in Studio Art (5)
    • ART 391. Intermediate Photography (5)
    • ART 492. Advanced Photography (5)
    Three Dimensional Spatial Arts
    • ART 308. Intermediate Woodworking and Furniture Design (5)
    • ART 340. Intermediate Sculpture (5)
    • ART 341. Advanced Sculpture (5)
    • ART 355. Intermediate Ceramics (5)
    • ART 357. Advanced Ceramics (5)
    • ART 369. Advanced Woodworking and Furniture Design (5)
    • ART 370. Intermediate Glass (5)
    • ART 373. Installation Art (5)
    • ART 396. New Genres (5)
    • ART 441. Public Art (5)
    • ART 471. Advanced Glass (5)
    Digital Arts
    • ART 320. Digital Image Editing (5)
    • ART 322. Web Design (5)
    • ART 325. Advanced Digital Image Editing (5)
    • ART 326. Interactive Multimedia Design (5)
    • ART 337. Interactive and Motion-Graphics (5)
    • ART 350. Introduction to Digital Illustration (5)
    • ART 351. Advanced Digital Illustration (5)
    • ART 382. Computer Animation: 3D Modeling (5)
    • ART 383. Computer Animation: Character Modeling (5)
    • ART 384. Digital Motion Imaging (5)
    • ART 385. Sound Design for Multimedia (5)
    • ART 387. Video Art (5)
    • ART 388. Digital Lighting (5)
    • ART 422. Dynamic Web Site Design (5)
  3. Senior Capstone Courses

Three courses for a total of eight units

  1. ART 414. Senior Studio Critique (4)
  2. ART 415. Senior Seminar: Art and Society II (2)
  3. ART 416. Senior Project (2)

B.A. IN ART - PLAN III (Art History)

Requirements (82 units)

Lower-division requirements (seven courses totaling 28 units)

  1. ART 120. Introduction to Two Dimensional Design (4)
  2. ART 121. Introduction to Three Dimensional Design (4)
  3. ART 122. Introduction to Drawing and Life Drawing (4)
  4. ART 123. Introduction to Art and Technology (4)
  5. ART 221. Art History: Prehistoric Times through the Middle Ages (4)
  6. ART 222. Art History: Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania (4)
  7. ART 223. Art History: Renaissance to the Present (4)

Upper-division requirements (42 units)

  1. History of Art
    Six courses consisting of two four-unit courses chosen from each of the following three groups (A, B and C). ART 410 may be credited where applicable with the consent of the chair of the Art Department.
    1. ART 305. Women and Art (4)
      • ART 306. Greek and Roman Art (4)
      • ART 316. Arts of the Ancient Near East and Egypt (4)
      • ART 321. Renaissance Art (4)
      • ART 327. Baroque and Rococo Art (4)
    2. ART 311. Art of the United States to the End of the Nineteenth Century (4)
      • ART 333. History of Graphic Design (4)
      • ART 334. History of Animation (4)
      • ART 359. History of Photography (4)
      • ART 420. Art from 1900 to the Present (4)
      • ART 423. Nineteenth Century European Art (4)
      • ART 520. Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism (4)
    3. ART 310. Asian Art (4)
      • ART 314. The Art of Indigenous Peoples (4)
      • ART 323. Native North American Art (4)
      • ART 324. Pre-Columbian Art (4)
      • ART 328. Mexican Art (4)
      • ART 329. Chicano Art (4)
  2. Upper-division studio art courses (Note: Some courses listed require lower division prerequisites.)
    Two five-unit courses chosen from:
    • ART 304. Advanced Drawing and Life Drawing (5)
    • ART 308. Intermediate Woodworking and Furniture Design (5)
    • ART 313. Printing Production (5)
    • ART 320. Digital Image Editing (5)
    • ART 322. Web Design (5)
    • ART 325. Advanced Digital Image Editing (5)
    • ART 326. Interactive Multimedia Design (5)
    • ART 330. Animation and Web Motion-Graphics (5)
    • ART 335. Intermediate Painting (5)
    • ART 336. Advanced Painting (5)
    • ART 337. Interactive and Motion-Graphics (5)
    • ART 340. Intermediate Sculpture (5)
    • ART 341. Advanced Sculpture (5)
    • ART 355. Intermediate Ceramics (5)
    • ART 357. Advanced Ceramics (5)
    • ART 361. Intermediate Printmaking (5)
    • ART 362. Advanced Printmaking (5)
    • ART 366. Topics in Studio Art (5)
    • ART 369. Advanced Woodworking and Furniture Design (5)
    • ART 370. Intermediate Glass (5)
    • ART 373. Installation Art (5)
    • ART 382. Computer Animation: 3D Modeling (5)
    • ART 383. Computer Animation: Character Modeling (5)
    • ART 384. Digital Motion Imaging (5)
    • ART 385. Sound Design for Multimedia (5)
    • ART 387. Video Art (5)
    • ART 388. Digital Lighting (5)
    • ART 391. Intermediate Photography (5)
    • ART 396. New Genres (5)
    • ART 422. Dynamic Web Site Design (5)
    • ART 441. Public Art (5)
    • ART 471. Advanced Glass (5)
    • ART 492. Advanced Photography (5)
  3. ART 415. Senior Seminar: Art and Society II (2)
  4. ART 416. Senior Project (2)
  5. ART 525. Seminar in Art History (4)

Foreign language requirement (12 units)

  1. Twelve units or three quarters of one foreign language or equivalent proficiency.

B.A. IN ART - PLAN IV (Graphic Design)

Requirements (95 units)

Requirements for the B.A. in Art - Plan IV:

Lower-division requirements (nine courses totaling 36 units)

  1. ART 120. Introduction to Two Dimensional Design (4)
  2. ART 121. Introduction to Three Dimensional Design (4)
  3. ART 122. Introduction to Drawing and Life Drawing (4)
  4. ART 124. Introduction to Digital Media Design (4)
  5. ART 221. Art History: Prehistoric Times through the Middle Ages (4)
  6. ART 222. Art History: Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania (4)
  7. ART 223. Art History: Renaissance to the Present (4)
  8. ART 232. Principles of Design Management (4)
  9. ART 238. Production of Visual Information Design (4)

Upper-division requirements (59 units)

  1. 1. Art history
    Four units chosen from:
    • ART 305. Women and Art (4)
    • ART 306. Greek and Roman Art (4)
    • ART 310. Asian Art (4)
    • ART 311. Art of the United States to the End of the Nineteenth Century (4)
    • ART 314. The Art of Indigenous Peoples (4)
    • ART 316. Arts of the Ancient Near East and Egypt (4)
    • ART 321. Renaissance Art (4)
    • ART 323. Native North American Art (4)
    • ART 324. Pre-Columbian Art (4)
    • ART 327. Baroque and Rococo Art (4)
    • ART 328. Mexican Art (4)
    • ART 329. Chicano Art (4)
    • ART 334. History of Animation (4)
    • ART 359. History of Photography (4)
    • ART 410. Studies in Art History (4)
    • ART 420. Art from 1900 to the Present (4)
    • ART 423. Nineteenth Century European Art (4)
    • ART 520. Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism (4)
    • ART 525. Seminar in Art History (4)
  2. ART 322. Web Design (5)
  3. ART 333. History of Graphic Design (4)
  4. ART 342. Graphic Design I (5)
  5. ART 343. Graphic Design II (5)
  6. ART 344. Graphic Design III (5)
  7. ART 384. Digital Motion Imaging (5)
  8. ART 442. Graphic Design IV (5)
  9. ART 443. Graphic Design V (5)
  10. ART 415. Senior Seminar: Art and Society II (2)
  11. MKTG 305. Marketing Principles (4)
  12. Elective studio art courses (10 units)
    Two five-unit courses chosen from:
    • ART 235. Beginning Painting (5)
    • ART 240. Beginning Sculpture (5)
    • ART 254. Beginning Ceramics (5)
    • ART 260. Beginning Printmaking (5)
    • ART 268. Beginning Woodworking and Furniture Design (5)
    • ART 270. Beginning Glass (5)
    • ART 290. Beginning Analog Photography (5)
    • ART 291. Beginning Digital Photography (5)
    • ART 304. Advanced Drawing and Life Drawing (5)
    • ART 308. Intermediate Woodworking and Furniture Design (5)
    • ART 313. Printing Production (5)
    • ART 320. Digital Image Editing (5)
    • ART 325. Advanced Digital Image Editing (5)
    • ART 326. Interactive Multimedia Design (5)
    • ART 330. Animation and Web Motion-Graphics (5)
    • ART 335. Intermediate Painting (5)
    • ART 336. Advanced Painting (5)
    • ART 337. Interactive and Motion-Graphics (5)
    • ART 340. Intermediate Sculpture (5)
    • ART 341. Advanced Sculpture (5)
    • ART 350. Introduction to Digital Illustration (5)
    • ART 351. Advanced Digital Illustration (5)
    • ART 355. Intermediate Ceramics (5)
    • ART 357. Advanced Ceramics (5)
    • ART 361. Intermediate Printmaking (5)
    • ART 362. Advanced Printmaking (5)
    • ART 366. Topics in Studio Art (5)
    • ART 369. Advanced Woodworking and Furniture Design (5)
    • ART 370. Intermediate Glass (5)
    • ART 373. Installation Art (5)
    • ART 382. Computer Animation: 3D Modeling (5)
    • ART 383. Computer Animation: Character Modeling (5)
    • ART 385. Sound Design for Multimedia (5)
    • ART 387. Video Art (5)
    • ART 388. Digital Lighting (5)
    • ART 391. Intermediate Photography (5)
    • ART 396. New Genres (5)
    • ART 398. Documentary Photography (5)
    • ART 422. Dynamic Web Site Design (5)
    • ART 441. Public Art (5)
    • ART 471. Advanced Glass (5)
    • ART 492. Advanced Photography (5)

B.A. IN ART - PLAN V (Graphic Design and Marketing)

Requirements (98 units)

Lower-division requirements (nine courses totaling 36 units)

  1. ACCT 211. Introductory Accounting (4)
  2. ART 120. Introduction to Two Dimensional Design (4)
  3. ART 124. Introduction to Digital Media Design (4)
  4. ART 221. Art History: Prehistoric Times through the Middle Ages (4)
  5. ART 222. Art History: Africa, Asia, the Americas and Oceania (4)
  6. ART 223. Art History: Renaissance to the Present (4)
  7. ART 232. Principles of Design Management (4)
  8. ART 238. Production of Visual Information Design (4)
  9. Four units chosen from:
    • ECON 200. Principles of Microeconomics (4)
    • ECON 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (4)
    • MGMT 100. Introduction to Business and Public Administration (4)

Upper-division requirements (50 units)

  1. ART 333. History of Graphic Design (4)
  2. ART 342. Graphic Design I (5)
  3. ART 343. Graphic Design II (5)
  4. ART 344. Graphic Design III (5)
  5. ART 384. Digital Motion Imaging (5)
  6. ART 442. Graphic Design IV (5)
  7. ART 443. Graphic Design V (5)
  8. MKTG 305. Marketing Principles (4)
  9. MKTG 410. Consumer Behavior (4)
  10. MKTG 420. Advertising (4)
  11. MKTG 446. Advertising Campaign (4)

Electives (12 units)

  1. 1. Twelve units chosen from (if not taken previously):
    • ART 301. Topics in Studio Art for Non-Majors (2.5)
    • ART 322. Web Design (5)
    • ART 575. Internship (4)
    • ECON 200. Principles of Microeconomics (4)
    • ECON 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (4)
    • MGMT 100. Introduction to Business (4)
    • MGMT 302. Management and Organizational Behavior (4)
    • MGMT 442. Small Business Management (4)
    • MKTG 416. Marketing Research (4)
    • MKTG 430. Professional Selling (4)
    • MKTG 470. International Marketing Management (4)
    • MKTG 496. Marketing Planning and Strategy (4)
    • MKTG 575. Internship in Marketing (4)
    • MKTG 590. Seminar in Marketing (4)

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