California Art Schools

List of Art Colleges & Universities in California  

The Art Institute of California, college of Argosy University, San Francisco 

1170 Market St.
San Francisco, California 94102-4908
(888) 493-3261
Fax: (415) 863-6344   

The Art Institute of California, college of Argosy University, Los Angeles 

2900 31st Street
Santa Monica, California 90405-3035
(888) 646-4610
Fax: (310) 752-4708  

Courses Offered

The school offers the following Associate of Science degree programs:

  • Baking & Pastry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Video Production
  • Web Design & Interactive Media

The school offers the following Bachelor of Science degree programs:

  • Advertising
  • Audio Production
  • Culinary Management
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
  • Fashion Marketing & Management
  • Game Art & Design Game Programming
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Media Arts & Animation
  • Visual Effects & Motion Graphics
  • Web Design & Interactive Media

The Art Institute of California, college of Argosy University, Orange County 

3601 W. Sunflower Avenue
Santa Ana, Orange, California 92704
(888) 549-3055
Fax: (714) 556-1923  

Courses Offered

  • Experienced advisors to provide instruction on key job search skills; résumé writing, interviewing, portfolio presentation, and networking.
  • One-on-one job search assistance for full-time, part-time, freelance, and internship employment in each student's field of study.
  • Individual job search assistance for students seeking part-time employment while completing his or her program of study.
  • Quarterly Portfolio Reviews where employers meet new graduates and view their work (final projects).
  • Employer presentations that bring up-to-date information on technology and design trends to The Art Institute of California—Orange County community.
  • Job fairs and recruitment events at The Art Institute of California—Orange County that provide a forum for students and employers to interact.
  • Alumni services, including online résumé database and advanced-level job listings at www.AlumniConnections.com/ArtInstitutes.

The Art Institute of California, college of Argosy University, San Diego 

7650 Mission Valley Road
San Diego, California 92108
(866) 275-2422  

Courses Offered

  • Design
  • Media Arts
  • Fashion
  • Culinary

Advertising Arts College

10025 Mesa Rim Rd  
San Diego, California 
92121, US
(619) 546-0602 

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Degrees:

  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Graduate Degree:

  • Master of Fine Arts

Individual Skills Courses:

  • Continuing Art Education

Pre-College Art Experience Programs and Courses for High School Students:

  • Saturday Art Experience
  • Summer Art Experience

American Animation Institute

4729 Lankershim Boulevard  
North Hollywood, California 
91602-1864, US
(818) 766-0521 
(818) 506-4805

American Film Institute

2021 North Western Avenue  
Los Angeles, California 
90027, US
(323) 856-7690 

Art Center College of Design

1700 Lida Street  
Pasadena, California 
91103, US
(626) 683-8761   

Courses Offered

  • Art Direction, Cartooning
  • Digital Art, Illustration
  • Drawing, Illustration
  • Fatherhood
  • Architecture, Furniture Design
  • Entrepreneurship, Exhibition
  • Architecture, Branding

Laguna College of Art and Design

2222 Laguna Canyon Road  
Laguna Beach, California 
92651, US
(800) 255-0762 
(949) 376-6009

Courses Offered

  • Fine Arts
  • Illustration Design + Digital Media
  • Game Art
  • Animation
  • Liberal Arts
  • Post-Bacc
  • Mfa

The Art Institutes International at San Francisco

1170 Market St.  
San Francisco, California 
94102-4908, US
(888) 228-6528 
(503) 228-4227

Azusa Pacific University, Department of Art

901 East Alosta Avenue PO Box 7000  
Azusa, California 
91702-7000, US
(800) 825-5278 

Courses Offered

  • Art, B.A.
  • Graphic Design, B.A.
  • Visual Art, BFA
  • Art History Minor
  • Art Minor
  • Art Minor (with concentrations)
  • Graphic Design Minor

Biola University

13800 Biola Avenue  
La Mirada, California 
90639, US
(800) OK-BIOLA 

Courses Offered

Master of Arts in Teaching

Emphases:

  • Apologetics
  • Clear Credential
  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Early Childhood
  • History & Philosophy of Science
  • Induction
  • Linguistics & Intercultural Studies
  • Personalized
  • Special Education
  • TESOL
  • Multiple Subject
  • Single Subject

Master of Arts in Education

Emphases:

  • Apologetics
  • Clear Credential
  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Early Childhood
  • History & Philosophy of Science
  • Induction
  • Linguistics & Intercultural Studies
  • Personalized
  • Special Education
  • TESOL

Brooks Institute of Photography

801 Alston Road  
Santa Barbara, California 
93108, US
(805) 966-3888 
(805) 564-1475  

Courses Offered

School of Film | Communication

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Science in Visual Journalism

School of Photography

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Professional Photography

Master's Degrees

  • School of Photography

Master of Fine Arts in Photography

California Art Institute

2977 Willow Lane  
West Lake Village, California 
91360, US
(805) 496-6906 
(805) 230-1222  

California Design College 

3440 Wilshire Blvd, 10th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90010
(213) 251-3636

Courses Offered

  • Master of Architecture (MArch)
  • Master of Advanced Architecture Design (MAAD)
  • Curatorial Practice (MA)
  • Design (MFA) Fine Arts (MFA)
  • MBA in Design Strategy
  • MFA in Comics
  • MFA in Film
  • Visual and Critical Studies (MA)
  • Writing (MFA)

 

California College of Arts and Crafts

1111 Eighth Street  
San Francisco, California 
94107-2206, US
(415) 703-9523 
(415) 703-9539

California Institute of the Arts

24700 McBean Parkway  
Valencia, California 
91355, US
(800) 545-2787 

California Lutheran University, Department of Art

60 West Olsen Road  
Thousand Oaks, California 
91360-2787, US
(805) 493-3135 

Courses Offered

  • Arts & Events Calendar
  • Student Events
  • Academic Programs
  • Kwan Fong Gallery
  • Cultural Events
  • Conferences & Event Services

California Polytechnic State University, Art Department

1 Grand Ave  
San Luis Obispo, California 
93407, US
(805) 756-1148 

Courses Offered

  • Eve Fowler
  • Vivian Maier
  • Annual Student Exhibition
  • Alumni Exhibition
  • Digital Media
  • BFA Exhibitions

California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Art Department

3801 West Temple Ave.  
Pomona, California 
91768, US
(909) 869-3508 
(909) 869-4939

Courses Offered

  • Agriculture
  • Business Administration
  • Collins College of Hospitality Management
  • Education & Integrative Studies
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Design
  • Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
  • Science

California State Summer School for the Arts

P.O. Box 1077  
Sacramento, California 
95812-1077, US
(916) 227-9444 
(916) 227-9455

Courses Offered

  • Animation
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance
  • Film & Video
  • Music
  • Theater
  • Visual Arts
  • Registration

California State University - Hayward, Art Department

Art Department, AE1233,
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.  
Hayward, California 
94542, US
(510) 885-3111 
(510) 885-2281

Courses Offered

  • Credential Programs
  • Certificate Programs
  • Continuing Education
  • Study Abroad
  • Pre-Professional Programs
  • Single Subject Matter Preparation

California State University - Northridge, Department of Art

18111 Nordhoff Street  
Northridge, California 
91330-8300, US
(818) 885-1200 

Courses Offered

  • Art Education
  • Art Histpry
  • Foundation
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Galleries
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Master of Fine Arts(MFA)
  • Credential Program

California State University at Chico

First and Normal  
Chico, California 
95929-0820, US
(916) 898-6321 

Courses Offered

  • Humanities Center Gallery
  • AS Art Gallery
  • University Art Gallery
  • The Turner
  • Chico Performances
  • School of Arts
  • Art & Culture Events in Chico

California State University Long Beach, Department of Art

6101 E. 7th Street  
Long Beach, California 
90840, US
(562) 985-4376 
(562) 985-1650

Courses Offered

  • Master of Arts degree in Art (code ART_MA01) with Concentration in Art Education (32 units)
  • Master of Arts degree in Art (code ART_MA01) with Concentration in Art History (39 units)
  • Master of Fine Arts degree in Art (code ART_MF01) with Concentration in Studio Art (60 units).

California State University Sacramento

6001 J Street  
Sacramento, California 
95819-6106, US
(916) 278-3901 

Courses Offered

  • Art
  • Communication Studies
  • Design
  • English
  • Foreign Languages
  • History
  • Humanities & Religious Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre and Dance
  • Film
  • University Library Gallery

California State University, Fullerton, Department of Art

 800 N State College Blvd  
Fullerton, California 
92634, US
(714) 278-3471 

California State University, Los Angeles, Department of Art

Fine Arts 326  
Los Anleles, California 
90032-4226, US
(323) 343-4010 
(323) 343-4045

Courses Offered

Department of Art | BA University Catalog

B.A.

  • Animation Option
  • Art Education Option
  • Art History Option
  • Graphic Design Option
  • Fashion and Textiles Option
  • Single Subject Teaching Option
  • Studio Art Option

Department of Communication Studies | BA University Catalog

B.A.

  • Rhetoric
  • Performance Studies
  • Organizational Communication and Public Relations
  • Interpersonal Communication/Language and Social Interaction

Department of English | BA University Catalog

B.A.

  • General Option
  • Single Subject Credential Option

Department of Liberal Studies | BA University Catalog

B.A.

  • Option in Interdisciplinary Studies in Culture & Society
  • Concentration in Science Technology and Medicine Studies
  • Concentration in Women’s and Gender Studies
  • Option in Elementary Subj. Matter Teacher Prep Program
  • Option in Blended Teacher Prep Program
  • Option in Elementary Subj. Matter Teacher Prep Program: Directed Electives

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures | BA University Catalog

B.A.

  • French B.A. Single Subject Credential Option
  • Japanese B.A. Single Subject Credential Option
  • Spanish B.A. Single Subject Credential Option
  • Spanish B.A. Creative Writing Option

Department of Music | BA, BM University Catalog

B.A.

  • Music

B.M.

  • Composition Option
  • Jazz Studies Option
  • Vocal Performance Option
  • Instrumental Performance Option
  • Keyboard Performance Option
  • Music Education Option
  • Commercial Music Option
  • Credential Program

Department of Philosophy | BA University Catalog

B.A.

  • Philosophy
  • General Option
  • Pre law
  • Minor in Classics
  • Minor in Philosophy
  • Certificate of Critical Thinking

Department of Television, Film, and Media Studies | BA University Catalog

B.A.

  • Telecommunications and Film Option
  • Broadcast Journalism Option

Department of Theatre Arts and Dance | BA University Catalog

B.A.

  • Theatre Arts and Dance
  • Theatre Arts Option
  • Dance Option
  • Theatre Arts and Dance Minor

California State University, Monterey Bay, Arts and Human Communication Depart.

100 Campus Center  
Seaside, California 
93955-8001, US
(831) 582-3330 

Courses Offered

  • Overview
  • Degree
  • Summary
  • Major Requirements
  • Course Descriptions Course
  • Pathways
  • Preparation
  • Advising
  • Faculty

California State University, San Bernardino, Dept. of Arts

5500 University Parkway  
San Bernardino, California 
92407, US
(909) 880-5802 

Courses Offered

  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Graphic Design (& Marketing)
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Wood and Furniture Design

California State University, San Marcos, Visual and Performing Arts Program

333 S Twin Oaks Valley Road  
San Marcos, California 
92096-0001, US
(760) 750-4137 

Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual and Performing Arts:
    • Arts and Technology Option
    • Music Option
    • Theatre Arts Option
    • Visual Arts Option
  • Minor in Art History
  • Minor in Arts and Technology
  • Minor in Dance
  • Minor in Music
  • Minor in Theatre
  • Minor in Visual and Performing Arts
  • Minor in Visual Arts

California State University, Stanislaus, Department of Art

801 W. Monte Vista Ave  
Turlock, California 
95382, US
(209) 667-3431 

Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Arts in Art (Art History)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Art (Studio) 
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (Graphic Design, Mixed Subject, Painting, Sculpture, Time-Based Media) 
  • Subject Matter Preparation Program in Art 
  • Minor in Art 
  • Minor in Art History 
  • Liberal Studies degree concentration in Art

California State University-Bakersfield, Department of Art

9001 Stockdale Highway  
Bakersfield, California 
93311, US
(805) 664-3093 
(805) 665-6901

Courses Offered

  • Studio Art
  • Art History
  • Art Education
  • Minor in Art
  • Special Minor in Film and Modern Art
  • Teaching Credential--Single Subject

California State University-Dominguez, College of Arts and Sciences

1000 E Victoria StreetCarson  
Carson, California 
90747, US
(310) 243-3389 
(310) 516-4268

Courses Offered

  • Accounting (Business Administration)
  • Adult Education
  • Alcohol and Drug Counseling
  • Audio Technology (Digital Media Arts)
  • Communication Science and Disorders (Human Services)
  • Community College Teaching
  • Computer Science
  • Cultural Resource Management (Anthropology)
  • Cytotechnology (Clinical Science)
  • Design (Art)
  • Digital Graphics (Art)
  • Fitness Instructor (Kinesiology)
  • Geotechniques (Geography)
  • Human Resources Management
  • Labor Studies
  • Marketing (Business Administration)
  • Medical Technology (Clinical Science)
  • Mental Health Recovery (Human Services)
  • Orthotics
  • Production and Inventory Control
  • Prosthetics [offered through
  • Purchasing [offered through 
  • Social Research (Sociology)
  • Sport and Fitness Psychology [offered through 
  • Television Arts (Digital Media Arts)

California State University-Fresno, Department of Art and Design

5225 North Backer Avenue M/S 65  
Fresno, California 
93740-8001, US
(559) 278-2516 
(559) 278-4706

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Degrees

  • B.A. in Art
  • B.A. in Classical Studies
  • B.A. in Communication
  • B.A. in Computational Linguistics
  • B.A. in English
  • B.F.A. in Graphic Design
  • B.A. in Interior Design
  • B.A. in French
  • B.A. in Linguistics
  • B.A. in Mass Communication and Journalism
  • B.A. in Music
  • B.A. in Philosophy
  • B.A. in Spanish
  • B.A. in Theatre Arts
  • B.S. in Cognitive Science

Graduate Degrees

  • M.A. in Art
  • M.A in Communication
  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing
  • M.A. in English
  • M.A. in Linguistics
  • M.A. in Mass Communication and Journalism
  • M.A. in Music
  • M.A. in Spanish

California State University-Hayward, Departmnet of Art

 Hayward, California 
94542, US
(5l0) 885-3111 

Courses Offered

  • Art Studio Option (78 units)
  • Graphic Design Option (Electronic Art) (86 units)
  • Photography Option (84 units)
  • Pictorial Arts Option (Drawing/Painting/Printmaking) (78 units)
  • Spatial Arts Option (Ceramics/Sculpture) (78 units)
  • Multimedia Option (Electronic Art) (86 units)

California State University-Sacramento, Department of Art

6000 J Street  
Sacramento, California 
95819-6106, US
(916) 278-6137 
(916) 278-7287

Courses Offered

  • Art
  • Communication Studies
  • Design
  • English
  • Foreign Languages
  • History
  • Humanities & Religious Studies
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre and Dance
  • Film
  • University Library Gallery

California State University-San Bernardino, Department of Visual Arts

5500 University Pkwy  
San Bernardino, California 
92407, US
(909) 880-5000   

Courses Offered

  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Graphic Design (& Marketing)
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Wood and Furniture Design

Carrington College California - Emeryville

1400 65th Street  
Emeryville, California 
94608, US
(510) 601-0133   

Carrington College California - Pleasant Hill 

380 Civic Drive, Suite 300  
Pleasant Hill, California 
94523, US
(925) 609-6650 

Carrington College California - San Jose 

6201 San Ignacio Avenue  
San Jose, California 
95119, US
(408) 360-0840 

Center for Electronic Art

250 4th Street  
San Francisco, California 
94103, US
(415) 512-9300 

Cerro Coso College

3000 College Heights Blvd  
Ridgecrest, California 
93555, US
(760) 384-6317 
(760) 375-4776

Cerro Coso Community College, Introduction to Art Program

3000 College Heights Blvd  
Ridgecrest, California 
93555, US
(760) 384-6357 

Chapman University, Art Department

33 N. Glassell St  
Orange, California 
92866, US
(714) 997-2400 

Claremont Graduate University, Graduate Art

251 E Tenth Street  
Claremont, California 
91711, US
(909) 621-8071 
(909) 607-1276

Claremont Mckenna College, Fine Arts Program

890 Columbia Avenue  
Claremont, California 
91711-6425, US
(909) 621-8088 

Cogswell College, College of Visual and Performing Arts

1175 Bordeaux Drive  
Sunnyvale, California 
94089-1210, US
(408) 541-0100 

College of Notre Dame, Department of Art

1500 Ralston Avenue  
Belmont, California 
94002, US
(650) 593-1601 
(650) 508-3660

College of the Canyons, Art Program

26455 North Rockwell Canyon Road  
Valencia, California 
91355, US
(661) 259-7800 

College of the Redwoods, Humanities Department

7351 Tompkins Hill  
Eureka, California 
95501, US
(707) 445-6717 

College of the Siskiyous, Department of Art

800 College Avenue  
Weed, California 
96094, US
(530) 938-4461 

Columbia College, Fine Arts Department

11600 Columbia College Drive  
Sonora, California 
95370, US
(209) 588-5100 

Columbia Pacific University, School of Arts and Sciences

105 Digital Drive  
Novato, California 
94949, US
(800) 552-5522 

Concordia University

1530 Concordia West  
Irvine, California 
92612-3299, US
(949) 854-8002 

Cuesta College, Fine Arts Department

PO Box 8106  
San Luis Obispo, California 
93403-8106, US
(805) 546-3100 

Cypress College, Department of Art

9200 Valley View Street  
Cypress, California 
90630, US
(714) 484-7000 

Design Institute of San Diego

8555 Commerce Avenue  
San Diego, California 
92121, US
(858) 566-1200 
(858) 566-2711

Dominican University of California

50 Acacia Avenue  
San Rafael, California 
94901-2298, US
(888) 323-6763 
(415) 485-3214

Dominican University of California, Art History Department

50 Acacia Avenue  
San Rafael, California 
94901, US
(415) 457-4440 
(415) 485-3205

Edmonds Community College, Academic Computer Services

20000 68th Ave West  
Lynnwood, California 
98036, US
(425) 640-1372 

Evergreen Valley College, Department of Art

3095 Yerba Buena Road  
San Jose, California 
95135, US
(408) 274-7900, Ext. 6434 

Fashion Inst Design/Mrchdsg-Los Angeles

919 South Grand Avenue  
Los Angeles, California 
90015, US
(800) 421-0127 

Fresno Pacific University, Art Department

1717 South Chestnut Ave  
Fresno, California 
93702, US
(559) 453-2039 

Fresno Pacific University, Visual Arts Programs

1717 S. Chestnut Ave  
Fresno, California 
93702, US
(559) 625-5812 

Fresno Regional Occupational Program, Computer Graphics and Design Program

1111 Van Ness Ave The Towers Suite 5  
Fresno, California 
93721, US
(559) 497-3860 

Gavilan College, Department of Art

5055 Santa Teresa Blvd  
Gilroy, California 
95020, US
(408) 848-4735 

Golden Gate University, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

536 Mission St.  
San Francisco, California 
94105, US
(415) 442-6565 
(415) 442-7032

Golden West College, Fine and Performing Arts Division

15744 Golden West St PO Box 2710  
Huntington Beach, California 
92647-2710, US
(714) 892-7711, ext.58772 

Holy Names University, Department of Art

3500 Mountain Boulevard  
Oakland, California 
94619, US
(510) 436-1351 

Hope International University, Department of Art

2500 East Nutwood Ave  
Fullerton, California 
92831, US
(714) 879-3901 

Humboldt State University, Art Department

Arcata, California 
US
(707) 826-5809 

ITT Technical Institute

12669 Encinitas Avenue  
Sylmar, California 
91342, US
(818) 364-5151 

John F Kennedy University, Department of Art and Consciousness

12 Altarinda Road  
Orinda, California 
94563, US
(925) 258-2213 

La Sierra University, Department of Art

4700 Pierce Street  
Riverside, California 
92515-8247, US
(909) 785-2176 

LACC Theatre Academy

855 N. Vermont Ave.  
Los Angeles, California 
90029, US
(323) 953-4500 

Long Beach City College, Department of Art & Photography

4901 East Carson Street  
Long Beach, California 
90808, US
(562) 938-4319 
(562) 938-4318

Long Beach City College, Department of Art

4901 E Carson Street  
Long Beach, California 
90808, US
(562) 938-4492 

Los Angeles Mission College, Department of Arts and Letters

13356 Eldridge Avenue  
Sylmar, California 
91342, US
(818) 364-7600 

Loyola Marymount University, Department of Art and Art History

7900 Loyola Blvd  
Los Angeles, California 
90045-8350, US
(310) 338-2750 
(310) 338-1948

Kaplan College - Sacramento 

4330 Watt Avenue
Suite 400  
Sacramento, California 
95660, US
(916) 649-8168 
(916) 649-8344

Mendocino College, Department of Art

PO Box 3000, 1000 Hensley Creek Road  
Ukiah, California 
95482, US
(707) 468-3103 

Merced College, Department of Art

3600 M Street  
Merced, California 
95348, US
(209) 384-6042 

Mills College, Department of Art

5000 Mac Arthur Blvd  
Oakland, California 
94613, US
(510) 430-2117 

Miracosta College, Department of Art

One Barnard Drive  
Oceanside, California 
92056, US
(760) 757-2121 

Mission Valley Rop, Department of Arts and Communication

40230 Laido Rd  
Fremont, California 
94538, US
(510) 657-6124 

Monterey Peninsula College, Creative Arts Division

980 Fremont Street  
Monterey, California 
93940, US
(831) 646-4034 

Mount St. Mary's College, Art Program

12001 Chalon Rd.  
Los Angeles, California 
90049-1599, US
(310) 954- 4361 

Occidental College, Department of Art History and the Visual Arts

1600 Campus Road  
Los Angelos, California 
90041, US
(323) 259-2749 
(323) 259-2930

Otis College of Art & Design 

9045 Lincoln Blvd.  
Los Angeles,CA
90045,US
(800) 527-6847 
(310) 665-6805  

Pacific Union College, Art Department

One Angwin Avenue  
Angwin, California 
94508-9707, US
(800) 862-7080 
(707) 965-6311

Patten College, Fine Arts

2433 Coolidge Ave  
Oakland, California 
94601, US
(510) 261-8500 

Pepperdine University, Art Department

24255 Pacific Coast Hwy.  
Malibu, California 
90263, US
(310) 456-4000 

Pitzer College, Art Programs

1050 N. Mills Ave.  
Claremont, California 
91711, US
(909) 621-8129 

Platt College 

10900 E. 183rd St., Suite 290  
Cerritos, California 
90703, US
(800) 807-5288 
(562) 809-7100

Platt College 

301 Mission St., Suite 450  
San Francisco, California 
94612, US
(415) 495-4000 
(451) 451-7850

Platt College, Los Angeles 

7470 N. Figueroa St.  
Los Angeles, California 
90041, US
(818) 500-8331 

Platt College 

3700 Inland Empire Blvd.
Ontario, California 91764
(909) 941-9410 

Platt (Media Arts) College 

6250 El Cajon Boulevard  
San Diego, California 
92115, US
(619) 265-0107 
(619) 265-8655

Point Loma Nazarene University, Department of Art

3900 Lomaland Drive  
San Diego, California 
92106, US
(619) 849-2396 
(619) 849-2579

Pomona College, Department of Humanities and Fine Arts

333 N. College Way  
Claremont, California 
91711, US

Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts

760 Market St., Ste. 900  
San Francisco, California 
94102, US
(415) 391-4179 
(415) 391-7570

San Diego State University, Department of Art

College Ave.  
San Diego, California 
92181-4805, US
(619) 594-6511 

San Francisco State University, Department of Art

1600 Holloway Ave  
San Francisco, California 
94132, US
(415) 338-2176 

San Jose State University, Graduate Dept of Art and Design

One Washington Square  
San Jose, California 
95192, US
(408) 924-1000 

Courses Offered

Preparation for Teaching

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Minor in Art Education

Architectural Studies

  • Minor

Art History and Visual Culture

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Minor

Digital Media Art

  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Minor in Studio Art

Photography

  •  Master of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts Minor

Pictorial Art

  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Minor in Studio Art

Spatial Art

  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Minor in Studio Art

San Jose State University, School of Art & Design

1 Washington Square  
San Jose, California 
95192, US
(408) 924-4320 
(408) 924-4326

Santa Clara University, Departments of Studio Art and Art History

500 El Camino Real  
Santa Clara, California 
95053, US
(408) 554-4000 
(408) 554-5255

Courses Offered

  • Art History - Student Learning Objectives (Revised May 2009)
  • Art History - Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Studio Art - Student Learning
  • Studio Art - Curriculum and Pedagogy

 

Santa Rosa Junior College, Art Department

1501 Mendocino Ave  
Santa Rosa, California 
95401-4395, US
(707) 527-4276 

Scripps Collge, Art Department

1030 Columbia Avenue  
Claremont, California 
91711-3948, US
(800) 770-1333 

Courses Offered

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Art Conservation
  • Art History
  • Classics
  • Dance
  • Economics
  • English
  • Feminist,
  • Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Hispanic Studies
  • History
  • Humanities Major: Interdisciplinary Studies in Culture
  • Italian/Italian Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Middle East and North Africa Studies
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Writing Program

 

SMC Academy of Entertainment & Technology

1660 Stewart st.  
Santa Monica, California 
90404, US
(310) 434-3700 
(310) 434-3709

 

Sonoma State University, Art Department

1801 E. Cotati Ave  
Rohnert, California 
94928, US
(707) 664-2151 

Courses Offered

  • BA Art History
  • BA Art Studio
  • BFA Studio Concentration
  • Minor in Applied Arts
  • Minor Arts Management
  • Minor Art Studio
  • Minor Art History
  • Sample 4 Year Program
  • Art History Course Descriptions
  • Art Studio Course Descriptions

 

Stanford University, Department of Art and Art History

Stanford University  
Stanford, California 
94305, US
(650) 725-0142 

Courses Offered

  • Art History
  • Art Practice
  • Film & Media Studies
  • Design

The San Francisco Art Institute

800 Chestnut St.  
San Francisco, California 
94133, US
(415) 749-4500 

Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Design and Technology 
  • Film 
  • New Genres 
  • Painting 
  • Photography 
  • Printmaking and Sculpture.
  • Bachelor of Arts 
  • History and Theory of Contemporary Art or Urban Studies

 

Santa Barbara Business College - Bakersfield 

211 South Real Road
Bakersfield, California 93309
Phone: (866) 749-7222

Santa Barbara Business College - Santa Maria 

303 East Plaza Drive
Santa Maria, California 93454
Phone: (866) 749-7222

 

Santa Barbara Business College - Santa Barbara 

506 Chapala St
Santa Barbara, California 93101
Phone: (866) 749-7222 

Santa Barbara Business College - Ventura 

4839 Market Street
Ventura, California 93003
Phone: (866) 749-7222

UCLA - Univ. of California Los Angeles - School of the Arts & Architecture

303 E. Melnitz, Box 951427  
Los Angeles, California 
90095-1427, US
(310) 825-8981 
(310) 267-0362

Courses Offered

  • Architecture and Urban Design 
  • Art 
  • Design
  • Media Arts 
  • Ethnomusicology 
  • Music 
  • World Arts and Cultures/Dance 

University of California at Davis, Dept of Art

One Shields Avenue  
Davis, California 
95616, US
(530) 752-9297 
(530) 752-0795

University of California at Riverside, Art Department

1107 Olmsted Hall  
Riverside, California 
92521, US
(909) 787-4634 

Courses Offered

  • Three courses of Art 285, Graduate Critique
  • Art 230, Contemporary Critical Issues
  • Art 240, Critical Theory
  • Art 299, Research for Thesis
  • Art History Graduate Seminar
  • Five courses of Art 290, Individual Tutorial

 

University of California-Berkeley, Art Practice Program

345 Kroeber Hall  
Berkeley, California 
94720-3750, US
(510) 642-6342 
(510) 643-0884

Courses Offered

  • Geography
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Classics
  • Art History
  • Disability Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Cognitive Science
  • Interactive Design
  • Rhetoric
  • Film Studies
  • Comparative Literature

 

University of California-Berkeley, History of Art Department

416 Doe Library  
Berkeley, California 
94720-2185, US
(510) 643-7290 
(510) 643-2185

University of California-Irvine, Department of Studio Art

176 Sculpture Studio  
Irvine, California 
US
(949) 824-6648 

Courses Offered

  • drawing
  • painting
  • sculpture
  • photography
  • digital imaging or video

University of California-La Jolla, Department of Visual Arts

9500 Gilman Dr.  
La Jolla, California 
92093-0327, US
(858) 534-2860 
(858) 534-8631

Courses Offered

  • Narrative
  • Fact and Fiction
  • History and Memory
  • Public Space
  • 2Human Interface
  • The Object
  • Communities and Subcultures
  • Imaging Selves and Others
  • Special Topics in Art Practice/Theory
  • Contemporary Critical Issues
  • Art Practice
  • Working Critique
  • Rethinking Art History
  • Introduction to Graduate Studies in Art Practice
  • Seminar in Art Practice Research
  • Working Practice for Art Practice PhD’s

 

University of California-Santa Barbara, Department of Art Studio

1316 Arts, Building 534  
Santa Barbara, California 
93106-7080, US
(805) 893-3138 
(805) 893-7206

University of California-Santa Cruz, Art Department

Baskin Visual Arts, E-104
1156 High Street  
Santa Cruz, California 
95064, US
(831) 459-2272 

Courses Offered

  • Internships
  • Scholarships
  • Student Art Movement
  • Visiting Artist Lectures
  • Visiting Artist Program
  • Summer Session Courses

 

University of California-Santa Cruz, Art History Department

D-201 Porter, UCSC
1156 High Street  
Santa Cruz, California 
95064, US
(831) 459-4564

Courses Offered

Degree-granting Departments and Programs

  • Art
  • Digital Arts and New Media
  • Film and Digital Media
  • History of Art and Visual Culture
  • Music
  • Theater Arts

Affiliated Programs

  • Arts Internships Program
  • Arts Research Institute
  • Sesnon Gallery
  • Shakespeare Santa Cruz
  • Visiting Artist Program

 

University of California-Santa Barbara, History of Art and Architecture

History of Art & Architecture
University of California  
Santa Barbara, California 
93106-7080, US
(805) 893-8710 
(805) 893-7117

Courses Offered

  • Introduction to Architecture & Environment
  • Art Survey I: Ancient-Medieval
  • Survey: History of Photography
  • Survey: Islamic Art & Architecture
  • Roman Art: From the Republic to the Empire (509 BCE to 337 CE)
  • Painting in Fifteenth-Century Netherlands
  • Art and the Formation of Social Subjects in Early Modern Italy
  •  Bernini and the Age of the Baroque
  •  Contemporary Art
  • Reconstruction, Renaissance, and Realism in American Art: 1860-1900
  • Twentieth-Century American Art: Modernism and Pluralism, 1900-Present
  • African Art I
  • The Arts of Spain and New Spain
  •  Arts of Precolumbian South America
  • The Arts of Japan
  • Special Topics in Architectural History: Architecture, Theory, and Town Planning in 19th-Century France
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  •  Architecture and Planning in Rome: Napoleon to Mussolini
  • Russian Art
  • Seminar in Fifteenth and Sixteenth Century Northern European Art: Poised between Heaven and Hell: The Art of Hieronymus Bosch
  •  Seminar in Seventeenth Century Southern European Art: Caravaggio
  • Seminar in African Art: Representations of Africa in American Popular Culture
  • Seminar in Modern Architecture: Animal Buildings
  •  Seminar in Photographic History 
  • Topics in Italian Renaissance Art
  • Topics in Nineteenth-Century European Art: German Expressionism
  • Topics in European Art of the Twentieth Century: Contemporary Art Criticism

University of La Vernee, Art Department

1950 3rd St. 
La Verne  
Bakersfield, California 
91750, US
(909) 593-3511 
(909) 593-2639

University Of Redlands - Redlands - Department of Art & Art History  

P.O. Box 3080  
Redlands, California 
92373-0999, US
(909) 793-2121 

Courses Offered

  • ARTH 100 Introduction to Art History
  • Two Art History courses at the 200 level
  • Two Art History courses at the 300 or 400 level
  • One studio art course

University of San Diego, Fine Arts Program

5998 Alcalá Park  
San Diego, California 
92110-2492, US
(619) 260-4600 

Courses Offered

  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Biology
  • Catholic Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Classical Studies
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Science
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • German
  • History
  • Information Science
  • International Relations
  • Italian
  • Latin American Studies
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Music, Comprehensive
  • Music, General
  • Peace and Justice Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political
  • Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Theatre Arts
  • Theology and Religious Studies
  • Visual Arts

 

University of San Francisco, Fine and Performing Arts Department

2130 Fulton Street LMM 308  
San Francisco, California 
94117, US
(415) 422-5979

Courses Offered

  • Analytics
  • Asia Pacific Studies
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Environmental Management
  • International and Development Economics
  • International Studies
  • Museum Studies
  • Public Affairs 
  • Sport Management
  • Urban Affairs
  • Web Science
  • Writing, MFA

University of Southern California, School of Cinema Television

Los Angeles, California 
90089, US
(213) 740-1111 

Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Animation & Digital Arts Undergraduate Minor

University of the Pacific

3601 Pacific Ave  
Stockton, California 
95211, US
(209) 946-2211 

Westmont College, Art Department

955 La Paz Road  
Santa Barbara, California 
93108-1099, US
(805) 565-6000 
(805) 565-6234

Whittier College, Art Department

13406 Philadelphia Street
P.O. Box 634  
Whittier, California 
90608, US
(562) 907-4238 

Courses Offered

  • Studio Art
  • Art History
  • Art & Art History - The Balanced Curriculum

Woodbury University

7500 Glenoaks Blvd.  
Burbank, California 
91510, US
(818)767-0888 
(818) 504-9320

Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

 

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