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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.
Art Major (BFA)
The BFA is the undergraduate degree highly desired by students serious about pursuing careers or advanced degrees in the visual arts. Students in this program have the flexibility to choose the concentration that is best suited to their academic and career goals.
This program offers the following areas of study: Ceramics, Drawing and Painting, Interdisciplinary, Photography, and Sculpture.
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
Note: This information is current for the 2019-20 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.