California State University, Fullerton

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FOUNDATION

Philosophy

Whether developing the talents of fine artists, animators, illustrators or exhibition, graphic, and web/interactive designers it is a long held belief at Fullerton that success is best achieved when a strong curricular foundation is prepared and effectively delivered.

The core curriculum of each of our eleven baccalaureate degree programs is supported by two-dimensional and three-dimensional design and beginning drawing and painting courses. Four courses serve this foundational role, and unlike many art school programs where a portfolio is required for admittance, here at Fullerton we prefer to measure the strength of a student’s preparedness by their successful completion of the following courses, all taken in the freshman year of study, where achieving a ‘B’ average (3.0 GPA) allows one to declare as their objective one of nine BFA program concentrations:

ART 103 Two-Dimensional Design
ART 104 Three-Dimensional Design
ART 107A Beginning Drawing
Art 107B Beginning Painting

We encourage you to visit the University Academic Catalog to become more familiar with the curriculum.

Faculty

Bryan Cantley, Professor, Three-Dimensional Design
Joe Forkan, Associate Professor, Drawing
Lawrence Yun, Associate Professor, Two-Dimensional Design
Joe Biel, Associate Professor, Two-Dimensional Design
Andrew Dickson, Assistant Professor, Beginning Painting

 

 

 

 

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