Changing Major/Adding Minor in Art

School of Art Requirements:

Any student interested in changing their major to art or adding the art minor must:

  1. Attend a degree information session to learn more about the major/minor.

  2. Attend a change of major/add minor paperwork session.

  3. Juniors and seniors wishing to change their major to art must complete course requirements outlined below.

SPRING 2018 Degree Information Sessions

Thursday, February 8, 12:30 – 1:30, FA 296
Thursday, April 26, 12:30 – 1:30, FA 296

SPRING 2018 Change of Major/Add Minor Paperwork Sessions (only students who have attended an information session can complete paperwork at the following meetings)

Thursday, February 22, 12:30 – 1:30, FA 296
Thursday, May 10, 12:30 – 1:30, FA 296

Please RSVP to to RSVP for sessions. Students must attend an information session before they can RSVP and attend the paperwork session.

Juniors and Seniors (Change of Major)

In addition to attending the information session AND change of major paperwork session, juniors and seniors must complete 12 units of 200 level prerequisite core courses at SF State or the equivalent at another institution with a grade of C or better in order to change their major to art:

6 units Visual Art Practice

  • ART 210, 222, 231, 232, 236, 240, 245 or 260

6 units Art History

  • ART 201, 202, or 205

University Requirements:

Student's should check the University requirements about changing majors before attending an information session.  University requirments can be found on the registrars website.