Major Requirements

See the art section of the college catalog for course descriptions and prerequisites. Some courses are offered every semester, some once per year, and some every other year. See this course offering schedule for a predictor of upcoming courses.

Requirements for a Studio Major: 57 units

General Studio Track

*Note: this is a revised curriculum beginning with the 2015-2016 academic year. For earlier requirements, refer to the college catalog.

Required Basic Core: 41 units

ART 010 2-D Design I (4)

ART 015 Drawing I (4)

ART 065 Digital Tools (4)

ART 070 3-D Sculptural Explorations (4)

ART 111 4-D Intermedia (4)

One of the following: (4)

ART 021 Survey of Art: Prehistoric through Gothic (4)

ART 022 Survey of Art: Renaissance through Modern (4)

ART 093 Sophomore Project (1)

ART 115 Drawing II (4)

ART 128 Modern and Contemporary Art (4)

ART 131 Theory and Criticism in the Arts (4)

ART 193 Senior Project (2)

ART 195 Senior Seminar (2)

Studio Electives from the following: 16 units

ART 001 Principles of Art (4)

ART 029 Studio Art Topics (4)

ART 040 Ceramics I (4)

ART 045 Photography I (4)

ART 050 Painting I (4)

ART 060 Printmaking I (4)

At least one of which must be upper division

ART 140 Ceramics II (4)

ART 145 Film Photography II (4)

ART 150 Painting II (4)

ART 151 Illustration (4)

ART 160 Printmaking II (4)

ART 165 Digital Painting (4)

ART 167 Publication Design (4)

ART 170 Stone Sculpture (4)

ART 180 Art for Children (4)

Requirements for Art History Major: 49 units

Required Basic Core: 17 units

ART 010 2-D Design I (4)

ART 015 Drawing I (4)

ART 093 Sophomore Project (1)

ART 131 Theory and Criticism in the Arts (4)

HIS 198 Historical Method/Research (4)

Lower Division Electives: 8 units

Two of the following:

ART 021 Survey of Art: Prehistoric through Gothic (4)

ART 022 Survey of Art: Renaissance through Modern (4)

ART 023 Introduction to World Art (4)

IS 123, 126, or 128 Europe Semester Performing and Interpreting the Arts (4)

Upper Division Electives: 24 units

At least five of the following:

ART 124 Italian Renaissance Art (4)

ART 125 Northern Renaissance Art (4)

ART 126 Seventeenth Century Art (4)

ART 127 Nineteenth Century Art (4)

ART 128 Modern and Contemporary Art (4)