Art and Design Program

Perfect for students without an art portfolio, but with a desire to make great art, the Art and Design pathway at San Francisco North Bay campus allows you to develop your portfolio while earning credits towards your degree. You can progress to a range of top Art and Design schools in California.

Course Structure

In addition to the general education and elective requirements, the coursework includes:


  • Studio work in your specialization
  • Art fundamentals
  • Contextual studies
  • Art management


Specializations include:


  • Fashion
  • Graphic design
  • Interior design
  • Architecture
  • Photography
  • Plus many more…

CollegeCare® for Art and Design

In addition to standard CollegeCare® Art and Design students also receive:


  • Mentoring from a practicing artist
  • Portfolio support workshops
  • Art and Design major exploration sessions
  • Art and Design career guidance


Guaranteed progression and articulations agreements to:


California College of the Arts #1 Fine Arts School; #2 Interior Design;
#5 Industrial Design; #9 Photography;
#11 Graphic Design; #24 Fashion
UC Davis #27 Fine Arts School; #11 Ceramics
UC Irvine #53 Fine Art School
UC Santa Cruz #82 Fine Arts School
Academy of Art University #19 Fashion
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) #25 Fashion