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San José State University

One Washington Square, San José, CA 95192.
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A department of art and art history and a department of design in the college of humanities and the arts in a state-supported university.

Date of Initial Accreditation: 9/1/1974
Year of Most Recent Comprehensive Review: 2010
Academic Year of Next Scheduled Comprehensive Review: 2021-2022

Degree-Granting, WSCUC, Not-for-Profit, Public, Teacher Education Accreditation.


Rajorshi Ghosh, Chair, Department of Art and Art History
Telephone: (408) 924-4322
Facsimile: (408) 924-4326

Virginia San Fratello, Chair, Department of Design
Telephone: (408) 924-4352
Facsimile: (408) 924-4626

Degree and Program Listing

Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Art (Art History, Design Studies, Studio Practice, Teacher Preparation).
Bachelor of Science-4 years: Industrial Design.
Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Art (Animation/Illustration, Digital Media Art, Photography, Pictorial Art, Spatial Art); Graphic Design; Interior Design.
Master of Arts-1 year: Art History.
Master of Fine Arts-2 years: Art (Digital Media Art, Photography, Pictorial Art, Spatial Art).