Bachelor of Fine Arts
The CalArts Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is a 120 unit, 8 semester program. A minimum of one year in residence must be completed and of this minimum at least the final semester before graduation must be in residence. Schools may establish slightly different criteria for the residency requirements under exceptional circumstances and on approval of the Provost.
Master of Fine Arts
A minimum of one year in residence is required, and of this minimum, at least the final semester before graduation must be in residence. Schools may establish slightly different criteria for the residency requirements under exceptional circumstances and with the approval of the Provost.
Minimum residence requirements for transfer students in years
|Integrated Media in all programs||n/a||2*||n/a||2*|
|Integrated Media in Writing||n/a||2||n/a||2|
|Integrated Media in Dance||n/a||2||n/a||2|
|Program in Film and Video||2||2||2||2|
|Integrated Media in Film and Video||n/a||2||n/a||2|
|Integrated Media in Experimental Animation||n/a||2||n/a||2|
|Film Directing Program||n/a||3||n/a||3|
|Integrated Media in Composition--New Media||n/a||2||n/a||2|
|Integrated Media in Directing||n/a||2||n/a||2|
|Design and Production||1||2||1||2|
|Integrated Media in Design and Production||n/a||2||n/a||2|