Visual Arts

Student Opportunities


Film and television majors are required to complete an internship between their junior and senior years. While an internship is not required for the other degrees, it is recommended, and many students have served as interns for a wide range of organizations.

Clubs, Honor Societies, and Activities

  • AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts)
  • Film Club
  • CAP (Collegiate Association of Photographers)

The Visual Arts department frequently coordinates major field trips for students. Past trips include the Sundance Film Festival, photography excursions to Mexico, and the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco. The department also hosts numerous dinners and gatherings at faculty homes throughout the year.

Art Scholarship: Visual Arts

There are five renewable $3,000 scholarships available to incoming visual arts majors, who are new to PUC.

Arts Scholarship Visual Arts
Application to apply for the Visual Arts Scholarship.

Arts Scholarship A.S. in Film and Theatre Studies
Application to apply for the A.S. in Film and Theatre Studies Scholarship.

Student Employment

Students in the department are hired for positions as lab instructors in the areas of graphic design, film and television, photography, and fine art; gallery guards; and department of visual arts office workers.

Visual Arts Scholarships

Peter V. and Eleanor E. Wall Family Scholarship provides tuition assistance on a rotational basis to students in the departments of art, music, and communication with financial need and academic achievement.