Discover your unique voice through a rigorous process of training, questioning and discovery.

We foster an intimate community of artists who develop the tools to excel in the global art world through collaboration, experimentation and risk taking.

Fine Art Track

TERM 1
Writing Studio OR Writing Studio: Intensive 3
Re-Thinking Art 3
One on One A 1
Drawing 1 3
Design 1 (PHO/ART) OR Design 1 (FIL) OR Design 1 (ADT, ILL, GPK) 3
Materials of Art & Design 3
TERM 2
History of Art 1 OR History of Art 2 3
Sculpture 1 OR Painting 1 3
Art: Structure and Systems 3
One on One B 1
TERM 3
3rd Term Review 0
Intro to Modernism 3
Studio Practice 3
Video 1 OR Photography 1 3
One on One C 1
TERM 4
Critical Practice 1 3
Installation 1 OR Social Practice 1 3
Defining Your Work 3
TERM 5
History of Art 3 3
Readings in Fine Art 3
Mid-Program Review 3
TERM 6
Professional Practices for Artists 3
Writing About Art 3
Studio Visits 3
Transdisciplinary Studio 3
TERM 7
Senior Projects 1 3
TERM 8
Senior Projects 2 3
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Studio Electives 27
Humanities & Sciences electives:
Humanities 3
Social Sciences 9
Science & Technology 9
Business & Professional Practice  
TOTAL
Total Required Units 120

Painting & Illustration Track

TERM 1
Writing Studio OR Writing Studio: Intensive 3
Re-Thinking Art 3
One on One A 1
Drawing Concepts 1 3
Design 1 (PHO/ART) OR Design 1 (FIL) OR Design 1 (ADT, ILL, GPK) 3
Materials of Art & Design 3
TERM 2
Intro to Modernism 3
Painting 1 3
Art: Structure and Systems 3
One on One B 1
Composition & Drawing 3
TERM 3
3rd Term Review 0
History of Art 1 OR History of Art 2 3
Photography 1 OR Sculpture 1 OR Installation 1 OR Social Practice 1 3
One on One C 1

Drawing for Illustration OR Analytical Figure Drawing

3
TERM 4
Critical Practice 1 3
Studio Practice 3
Defining Your Work 3
Composition & Painting 3
TERM 5
History of Art 3 3
Readings in Fine Art 3
Mid-Program Review 3
Studio Visits 3
Illustrative Storytelling 3
TERM 6
Professional Practices for Artists 3
Writing About Art 3
Studio Visits 3
Transdisciplinary Studio 3
TERM 7
Senior Projects 1 3
TERM 8
Senior Projects 2 3
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Studio Electives 15
Humanities & Sciences electives:
Humanities 3
Social Sciences 9
Science & Technology 9
Business & Professional Practice  
TOTAL
Total Required Units 120

Designmatters Minor

Fine Art Curriculum Map Requirements: 18 credits
H+S Requirements 6 credits
Humanities & Sciences Electives (2) – Terms 5-8
Choose any two from a list of 15 to 20 H&S classes appropriate for Designmatters.
Studio Requirements 6 credits
ART-204 Art: Structure and Systems – Term 2
ART: Social Practice 1 – Terms 2-4
Designmatters Requirements 6 credits
TDS-TBD: Designmatters Real-World TDS -- Terms 6-8
ART-243: Socially Engaged Art (sponsored project) – Terms 6-8
Senior Projects
In addition, one of the two solo Senior Project presentations must be based around a project originating in the work done in Designmatters.