Design, B.A. (120 Units) This liberal arts degree provides the opportunity for the student to gain a broad exposure to the discipline. In addition to receiving a foundation through the core courses, the curriculum enables students to tailor their studies with electives from inside or outside of the college.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design (132 units) This degree prepares students who will eventually seek a master's degree or a position as a professional designer. The BFA program is a rigorous and competitive one. Portfolios are reviewed in the spring semester for fall admission to Junior standing in this degree program.
The Department of Design is excited to offer students a Master of Arts in Human Experience Design Interactions (MA_HXDI). The program will prepare students and/or returning professionals from diverse undergraduate backgrounds for advanced multidisciplinary design work in careers of their choice.
Current CSULB Art and Pre-Art Majors. Current CSULB Art and Pre-Art Majors who wish to submit a portfolio for consideration for any of the BFA degree options, please contact an SOA Advisor. For current CSULB students portfolio reviews take place in the Fall and Spring semesters.
DESIGN (B.A., Interior Design BFA or Industrial Design B.S.) To be considered for admission to the major, applicants must demonstrate the following. Applicants to the BFA or BS programs must also receive a positive recommendation from a panel of faculty jurors following review of a portfolio submitted by the applicant.
Interior Design, B.F.A. (132 units) This degree prepares students who will eventually seek a master's degree or a position as a professional designer. The BFA program is a rigorous and competitive one.