48 months
16296 USD/year
16296 USD/year
6792 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Art from California State University Los Angeles is designed to provide a balanced liberal arts education. 


Art from California State University Los Angeles presents students with the opportunity to acquire an understanding of various art and design disciplines in order to develop excellence in a specific area.

The total number of units required for the BA degree in Art is 120 units, of which 62-69 units are in the major depending on the option selected: Animation; Art Education; Art History; Graphic Design/Visual Communication; Fashion, Fiber and Materials; or Studio Arts. Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in each option of the degree, including GE (minimum of 48 units) and free electives. For a BA degree, a minimum of 40 semester units must be upper division courses numbered 3000-4990.

Courses numbered above 4990 are intended for graduate students only and are not applicable toward bachelor’s degrees.


  • Animation Option 
  • Art Education Option 
  • Art History Option 
  • Fashion, Fiber and Materials  
  • Graphic Design/Visual Communication Option 
  • Studio Arts Option 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Two-Dimensional Art
  • Three-Dimensional Art
  • Survey and Studio
  • World Art: Ancient to Early Medieval
  • World Art: Baroque to Contemporary

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your secondary education must be in an academic track, intended for college/university preparation and be deemed similar in preparation to what is required of U.S. high school graduates.
  • Have a minimum 3.00 GPA (on a 4.00 scale) in academic courses of the last 3 years of high school/secondary education.
  • You must graduate from high school/complete your secondary education by the end of the Spring term prior to Fall enrollment

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16296 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    16296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16296 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6792 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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