- Bachelor of Arts, Art
- Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art
- Minors available in Art or Art History
- Art majors in the BFA program can choose to concentrate their studies in:
- Time-based Media
- Graphic Design
- Mixed Subject
- Art History
- Those majoring in Liberal Studies can complete their concentration in Art.
- Senior Art Director $ 105,000
- Art Instructor $ 62,000
- Art History Instructor $110,000
- Museum Curator $ 73,000
- Richard Savini (Chair), M.F.A., City Univ. of New York at Brooklyn College ('70)
- Dean DeCocker, M.F.A., Claremont Grad. Univ. ('89)
- Jessica Gomula, M.F.A, Illinois State ('00)
- David M. Olivant, M.F.A., Royal College of Art ('84)
- C. Roxanne Robbin, Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara ('90)
- Gordon Senior, Post Diploma, Leeds College ('63)
- Staci Scheiwiller, Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara ('09)
The College of the Arts' focus on excellence across disciplines provides the region and the state with superior and fulfilling visual and performing arts degree programs. The College is comprised of exceptional artists and dedicated faculty who understand the interrelationship of the arts and their relevance to our greater society.
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The Department of Art promotes the creation and historical understanding of the Visual Arts by offering courses that expose students to a diverse range of art-making processes and a broad spectrum of artistic models taught by a professional faculty of practicing artists and scholars. The Visual Arts program is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
Where can an Art degree take you? Possible career paths and fields of work include painting, sculpting, printmaking, advertising, graphic design, animation, photography, photo/video journalism, museum or gallery management, exhibition designer, teacher, or arts consultant.
- Painting from Observation
- Painting from the Unconscious
- Drawing the Human Figure
- Drawing: Original Form
- Ceramic Sculpture Metal Casting
- Photography: Digital & Analog
- Computer Art Go online to www.csustan.edu/Art for more course descriptions.
Exploration of video and film as moving picture media for documentation, communication, education, entertainment, and artistic expression. Training in video and film technology, camera mechanics, composition, lighting, storyboarding, sound, and visual aesthetics.
- A broad understanding of major techniques, processes, and theoretical approaches to drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and new media
- Extensive critical knowledge of important cultures, movements, periods, styles, and individuals in the history of art
- The ability to progress from an idea through stages to a completed creative statement that exhibits originality, conviction, and quality
Department of Art
Art Building, Room A38
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382