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At the heart of California State University Fresno, the College of Arts and Humanities is the largest academic unit of the university. It is a stimulating center of intellectual and cultural activity, dedicated to academic excellence, integrity, intellectual freedom, and civic and cultural engagement with the San Joaquin Valley. The College includes the following departments and programs:

Armenian Studies
ARMENIAN STUDIES

Programs

  • Minor in Armenian Studies
  • Upper Division Honors Certificate in Armenian Studies

 

ART AND DESIGN
ART AND DESIGN

Degrees and Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Art
    Areas of emphasis:
    • Art History
    • Ceramics/Sculpture
    • Crafts/Design
    • Drawing/Painting
    • Printmaking/Photography
    • Interior Design
    • Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (B.F.A.) in Graphic Design
    Areas of emphasis:
    • Graphic Design
    • Illustration
    • Interactive Multimedia Design
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Interior Design
  • Master of Arts Degree (M.A.) in Art
    Areas of emphasis:
    • Art Education
    • Art History
    • Interior Design
    • Studio Art
  • Minor in Art
  • Single Subject Credential

 

Communication
COMMUNICATION

Degrees and Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Communication
  • Master of Arts Degree (M.A.) in Communication
  • Minor in Communication
  • Teaching Credential Program, English/Speech
  • Communication for professionals certificate
  • Barking Bulldog Debate Team

 

English
ENGLISH

Degrees and Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in English
    Options:
    • Composition Theory
    • Literature
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in English Education
  • Master of Arts Degree (M.A.) in English
    Options:
    • Composition Theory
    • Literature
  • Master of Fine Arts Degree (M.F.A.) Creative Writing
  • Minor in English
  • Minor in Creative Writing
  • Single Subject Credential
  • Certificate of Advanced Study in Composition
  • Certificate of Special Study in Creative Writing

 

Linguistics
LINGUISTICS

Degrees and Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Linguistics
    Options:
    • Computational Linguistics
    • General Linguistics
    • Interdisciplinary Language Studies
    • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Cognitive Science
  • Master of Arts Degree (M.A.) in Linguistics
    Option:
    • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
  • Minor in Chinese
  • Minor in Computational Linguistics
  • Minor in Hmong
  • Minor in Japanese
  • Minor in Linguistics
  • Minor in Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Undergraduate Certificate of Special Study in TESL
  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language.

 

Media, Communications and Journalism (MCJ)
MEDIA, COMMUNICATIONS & JOURNALISM

Degrees and Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Mass Communication & Journalism 
    Options:
    • Advertising
    • Broadcast Journalism
    • Digital Media
    • Electronic Media Production
    • Photojournalism
    • Print Journalism
    • Public Relations
  • Media Arts Minor
  • Mass Communication & Journalism Minor

 

 

Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures (MCLL)
MODERN AND CLASSICAL LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

Degrees and Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Classical Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in French
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A. in Spanish
  • Master of Arts Degree (M.A.) in Spanish
  • Minor in Classical Studies
  • Minor in French
  • Minor in German
  • Minor in Humanities
  • Minor in Spanish

 

Music degrees
MUSIC

Degrees and Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Music
    Options:
    • Composition
    • Instrumental Jazz Performance
    • Instrumental Performance
    • Music Education
    • Music as a Liberal Art
    • Vocal Performance
  • Master of Arts Degree (M.A.) in Music
    Options:
    • Music Education
    • Performance
  • Single Subject Credential
  • Minor in Music
  • Certificate of Special Study in Music Performance

 

Philosophy
PHILOSOPHY

Degrees and Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Philosophy
    Options:
    • Pre-Law
    • Religious Studies
  • Minor in Philosophy
  • Minor in Peace & Conflict Studies
  • Minor in Middle East Studies

 

Theatre Arts
THEATRE AND DANCE

Degrees and Programs

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Dance
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Theatre Arts
    Areas of emphasis:
    • Acting
    • Design/Tech
    • General
  • Minor in Drama
  • Minor in Dance

 

Programs

Study Abroad
STUDY ABROAD
Center for Creativity and the Arts
CENTER FOR CREATIVITY AND THE ARTS
Upper Division College Honors Program
UPPER DIVISION COLLEGE HONORS PROGRAM
University Press
UNIVERSITY PRESS

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The College also supports four art galleries including the Phebe Conley Art Gallery, 16 discipline-specific computer labs, a tutorial Writing Center, the University Press, a concert hall and the Wahlberg Recital Hall, a fully-equipped John Wright Theatre and the Dennis and Cheryl Woods Arena Theatre; dance, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and ceramics studios, a foundry, television and film production studios, KFSR, and smart classrooms. Under the Dean and Associate Dean, the College employs approximately 150 full-time faculty members and more than 160 additional employees that include part-time faculty, graduate assistants and graduate teaching associates, and clerical and technical staff.