Department of Art & Design

Welcome to the Department of Art & Design

The Art Department provides students with opportunities to study and excel in the visual arts through undergraduate areas of concentration in animation, art education, art history, ceramics, drawing, communication design, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video. Students have opportunities to pursue Master of Arts and Master of  Fine Arts graduate degrees in visual arts, art education, and art history. In addition, students can complete state-accredited art education courses, which lead to a California State secondary art teaching credential.

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Faculty Positions:

Find out what tenure-track and lecturer positions are currently available.


Art Lab Hours:

A complete listing of our Art Department labs, locations, and hours.

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Art Galleries:

Find out the latest exhibitions, events, and opportunities at the CSUN Art Galleries

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Undergraduate Advisement


ADC 120

  • Phone: (818) 677-2348

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Department Chair

Samantha Fields

Art and Design Center 120
18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, CA

  • Phone: 818-677-2242

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