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Artists & Authors

​California is world-renowned for its fast-growing and dynamic cluster of industries in the culture and design arenas which includes music, books and fashion. Companies in these industries are dependent upon skilled professionals in design, art, dance, theater and writing. The CSU is a critical supplier of these graduates. Nearly 46 percent of the state's bachelor's degrees related to the media, culture and design industries come from the CSU. This includes 59 percent of the visual and performing arts degrees and 58 percent of fine arts and art studies degrees.

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