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The Department of Visual Arts offers two programs of study:
- Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design or Studio Arts
- Bachelor of Arts degree in Art
Admission into the B.F.A. or B.A. degree programs requires filing a Declaration of Major Form and a consultation with the department chair.
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
- A professional degree program that offers a balance of theoretical and practical skills complemented by the enriched experience of the liberal arts environment of Pacific.
- The goal of this degree is to develop skills, concepts, and sensitivities essential to professional Studio Artists and Graphic Designers.
- Designed for students who are willing to engage in a rigorous undergraduate program that provides preparation for professional life through internships, graduate studies, or entry-level opportunities in the arts and arts-related fields.
To complete a B.F.A. degree in 4 years a student should complete 17 units each semester accrue 136 units.
Bachelor of Arts Degree
- A liberal arts degree.
- Designed to develop perceptions and art skills that enhance inter-relationships between the Studio Arts and other academic disciplines.
To complete a B.A. degree in 4 years a student should average 15-16 units each semester to accrue 124 units.
The Department of Visual Arts offers minors in Art History, Graphic Design and Studio Art.