Stanford’s academic programs in the arts offer a unique combination of study through theory and practice.

You don’t have to be an arts major or minor to take classes in the arts, but if you choose to major or minor in an arts discipline, you will have a chance to work in-depth with world-class faculty and accomplished fellow students from around the world.

You can check out a listing of some of the most intriguing classes that fulfill the new Creative Expression breadth requirement.

Academics Contacts

View the Arts Directory to find all arts departments and organizations categorized by discipline.

View the Creativity Course Guide and the Interdisciplinary Course Guide below to search for exciting courses being offered across campus.

For Freshmen: Learn more about ITALIC, an arts-minded, residence-based academic program for first year students.

Undergraduate Majors and Minors

Graduate Programs

Interdisciplinary Academic Programs