• Student painting pink lips on portrait on canvas
  • Used painting supplies, including brushes, paint tubes, and mixing paper

With a studio art emphasis, you’ll be exposed to the contemporary practice, visual culture theory and historical perspectives of the visual arts. Experience with a wide range of media will develop your critical and conceptual skills to realize a personal artistic vision. You will also learn the requirements of a professional career and be guided in the building of an artistic portfolio.

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 170Sculpture I3
ART 180Ceramics I3
ART 320Painting II3
ART 340Drawing II3
ART 380Ceramics II3

Select four of the following

ART 300Art for Elementary Teachers3
ART 305Life Drawing3
ART 315Digital Photography3
ART 325Modern and Contemporary Art3
ART 365Exploring Color3
ART 435Museum Studies3
ART 475Art Industry Entrepreneurship3
COM 390UI/UX Web Design3
COM 440Performance and Culture3
MKT 300Principles of Marketing3
MKT 307Advertising and Promotion3
 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