• Student mixing red and white paint on a palette with a paint brush
  • Student art sculpture of broken instruments overgrown with nature all in red

With a graphic arts emphasis, you’ll be prepared for further study in either graphic arts or graphic design. Both these fields are increasingly popular and jobs are plentiful in today's computer-savvy society. You’ll take basic and advanced graphic arts courses and explore the field of graphic art, its technologies and uses.

Course listing

Note: Emphasis courses are additional courses that are to be completed alongside the general education and parent program requirements as dictated by the Fresno Pacific University catalog. Please review the course requirements for baccalaureate programs and the general education summary in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.

Emphasis Required Courses (30 Units)

ART 230Basic Graphic Design3
ART 325Modern and Contemporary Art3
ART 430Advanced Graphic Design3
COM 390UI/UX Web Design3
MKT 300Principles of Marketing3

Select four of the following

ART 315Digital Photography3
ART 360Typography3
ART 365Exploring Color3
ART 435Museum Studies3
ART 475Art Industry Entrepreneurship3
COM 350Visual Rhetoric3
COM 355Digital Video Production I3
COM 360Digital Video Production II3
COM 380Film Studies3
COM 400Intercultural Communication3
COM 410Media and Society3
MKT 307Advertising and Promotion3
MKT 316Sales Management3
 Study abroad3

Select one of the following

ART 450Project in Art3
ART 482Internship in Art1-3*

*Must be taken as a 3 unit course

Program director

Rebecca McMillen portrait
Rebecca McMillen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Program Director, Art, Division Chair, Visual and Performing Arts


Chris Janzen, M.F.A.
Chris Janzen, M.F.A.

Assistant Professor of Art