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Art Education, M.A. (online)
The Master of Arts in Art Education program is a 30-hour low-residency degree for artists who love to teach. Designed for working professionals and busy educators who enjoy making and teaching art, students benefit from the convenience of online courses and two one-week summer intensive practicums at APU’s main campus in Azusa.Low Residency and Online only
Art History Minor
The Art History minor prepares students to critically engage and obtain knowledge of art history, philosophy, and criticism.
Students take courses that provide a broad groundwork in the arts and select an area of specialization, choosing from a variety of courses to streamline their skills.
This program offers the following areas of study: Studio Art and Teaching/Art Education.
Art Minor (with concentrations)
APU's art minor with concentrations enables students to focus on ceramics, crafts, drawing and painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture.
This program offers the following areas of study: Ceramics, Crafts, Drawing and Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.
Graphic Design Major
The Graphic Design major prepares students to think creatively about visual communication problems by gaining experience in print design, webpage design, digital imaging, and developing design systems.
Graphic Design Minor
Azusa Pacific's Graphic Design minor prepares students to develop creative thinking about visual communication.
MFA in Visual Art
APU’s 37-month, low-residency MFA program accommodates the working artist/educator and centers primarily on studio activity and the integration of faith and art. Students engage in highly collaborative relationships with MFA program mentor-professors, enabling artists to hone their talent through critique and individual instruction.Azusa (main campus) and Low Residency only
Modern Art History, M.A. (online)
APU's Online M.A. in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism is an innovative 24-month program that offers a specialized program in modernism while blending courses in contemporary theory and the practice of art criticism. The program cultivates expertise through a framework of aesthetic understanding and scholarly analysis.Online only
Visual Art Major
The BFA is the professional undergraduate degree that is highly desired by serious students intent on pursuing careers or advanced degrees in the visual arts. Students have the flexibility to choose one of nine concentrations that is best suited to their academic and career goals.
This program offers the following areas of study: Animation, Ceramics, Crafts, Drawing and Painting, Graphic Design, Interdisciplinary, Photography, New Genre Art Forms, and Sculpture.