Chico State

Art and Art History

The Department of Art and Art History is dedicated to developing students' critical thinking, creativity, visual literacy, technical skills, and knowledge about the history of art. We provide high-quality instruction in Art Education, Art History, Studio Art, and Interior Architecture.

In all areas, we endeavor to create an environment which supports professional artistic activities and research in traditional and new media and methodologies.

Program Degrees and Certificates

The Art and Art History program at Chico State offers the following certificates and degrees:

  • The Bachelor of Arts in Art
  • The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art
  • The Minor in Art History
  • The Minor in Art Studio
  • The Minor in Photographic Studies
  • The Master of Arts in Art History
  • The Master of Fine Arts in Art
Art Department

Location & Contact Info
Ayres Hall, Room 107

Course Catalog

Department Website