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Build your creative and professional skills with courses in art and design at UC Berkeley Extension. Choose an individual course of interest or enroll in a program that will help prepare you to pursue a new career. Our programs provide the opportunity to work with award-winning designers, artists and industry professionals, allowing you to refine your portfolio and cultivate a professional network. Evening, weekend and online classes offer the flexibility that fits your busy schedule. Courses are held in San Francisco, Berkeley and online.


Ben Lee,
Certificate Program in
Interior Design and Interior Architecture

Professional certificates and specialized programs of study

Professional certificates are the highest level of academic achievement from UC Berkeley Extension. Specialized programs of study provide focused subject concentrations to develop skills within specific disciplines. Learn more.

Interior Design and Interior Architecture Information Session Video


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Art and Design Flickr Gallery

View examples of student artwork and class projects in Extension's Art and Design program areas.

Interior Design and Interior Architecture Students
Graphic Design Students
Visual Arts Students
Landscape Architecture

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User Experience Design Fundamentals

User Experience Design FundamentalsGet an introduction to UX career paths, learn the essential skills necessary to become a successful UX practitioner, and get career guidance for transitioning into UX design. Course meets on Nov. 5. Learn more and enroll.

Rain Catchment Systems

Rain Catchment SystemsStudy the fundamentals of rain water catchment using passive and active systems such as cisterns and infiltration basins, and learn the principles of low-impact development. Course starts Nov. 28. Learn more and enroll.

The Art and Craft of Design

The Art and Craft of DesignAcclaimed design and architecture book author and editor Diane Dorrans Saeks leads this inspirational and informational afternoon of private visits to the studios of three of San Francisco's most admired talents. Course meets on Nov. 3. Learn more and enroll.

Contact the Art and Design Department

Graphic Design: | (510) 664-7823

Interior Design and Interior Architecture: | (510) 664-7824

Landscape Architecture: | (510) 664-7824

Visual Arts: | (510) 664-7823

Anastasia Meadors
Art and Design


program director
Eddie Chau
Program Director
Landscape Architecture
program director
Rachael Hagner
Program Director
Interior Design and
Interior Architecture


program director
Ivan Trujillo
Program Director
Graphic, User Experience and Interactive Design