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Did you know that creative thinking is one of the top traits employers are seeking?

Add creativity to your college experience!

Art, dance, design, digital culture, film, music, theatre and more classes are available to all ASU students. Several courses fulfill CS, HU or L general studies designations and awareness area requirements for C, CS, H, HU, G, L or SB.

Whatever your interests, the Herberger Institute has the classes that fit your needs!

Herberger Institute courses are offered across four locations–ASU Tempe campus, ASU at Mesa City Center, ASU Downtown Phoenix campus and the ASU California Center in Los Angeles. Some classes are offered online as iCourses for on-campus students, and ASU Online courses are available for ASU Online students who are earning degrees 100% online.

Search the course subject and number listed below in the ASU Class Search to find all the course information. 

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Design and the Arts

The Sidney Poitier New American Film School

School of Music, Dance and Theatre

School of Arts, Media and Engineering

School of Art

The Design School

Frequently asked questions


Do I have to be a Herberger Institute major? No.


Are class overrides available? Yes, depending on the class. Contact the instructor for more info.


Are the non-major classes studios or lectures? Both are available.


Will I be graded against the same standards as an art major? No. As a non-major your knowledge and incoming ability will be considered in the grading process.


Do these classes meet general studies requirements?  Many classes meet C, CS, H, HU, G, L or SB requirements.