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Departments, Programs, Organizations and Academic Degrees

As one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive publicly supported arts colleges, the CSULB College of the Arts offers more than 50 major, minor and certificate options to students through its six academic programs.

School of Art

(BA, BFA, MA, MFA, and certificate programs available)

Studio Art, Art Education, Art History, Biomedical Art, Ceramics, Drawing and Painting, Graphic Design, Illustration/Animation, Museum Studies, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, 3-D Media (Fiber, Metal/Jewelry, and Wood)

The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

(BA, BM, MA, MM, Minor, and Credential programs available)

Choral-Vocal, Composition, History and Literature, Instrumental, Music Education, Performance


BA in Dance; BA in Dance, Option in Dance Science; BFA in Dance


(BA, BS, BFA programs available)

Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design

Film and Electronic Arts

(BA and Minor programs available)

Theory and Practice of Cinema, Narrative Production

Theatre Arts

(BA, MFA, MBA/MFA and Minor programs available)

Acting, General Performance, Technical Theatre, Theatre Management


The College of the Arts also oversees operations for

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center

The University Art Museum