The Department of Art offers two undergraduate majors:
- Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design, which focuses on intensive work in art and design supported by a program of general studies,
- Bachelor of Arts in Art History, with a focus on the study of the history of art and design in the context of a broad program of general studies.
Minors in Art History and Studio Art are also offered through the Bachelor of Arts program.
The Department of Art is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Total curriculum must include 60 units of upper division courses. A grade of C- or better is required in major courses. Many courses are available for the general university student.
All undergraduate and graduate students entering College of Environmental Design majors are required to purchase a computer that meets departmental specifications. Financial aid for this computer purchase is available to students qualifying for Federal Student Aid (requested via the FAFSA application).