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COURSE CATALOG

SUMMER/FALL 2016
THIRD EDITION

COURSE CATALOG

Begin Your Future Here


This book is more than a catalog. It tells of people, just like you, who
aspire to do what they love everyday. These are accounts from students,
graduates and faculty, who spend their days filling the world with beauty,
making their visions into realities, and looking at things in a new light.

If the following pages inspire you, take it as a sign.


This could be the beginning of another story yours.
OUR PROGRAMS

SCHOOL OF ACTING SCHOOL OF ART EDUCATION AA Available Areas of Emphasis: SCHOOL OF ILLUSTRATION SCHOOL OF MOTION PICTURES & SCHOOL OF VISUAL
Knitwear Design TELEVISION DEVELOPMENT
AA Acting BFA Art Education AA Illustration
BFA Acting CRED Art Education Technical Fashion Design AA Motion Pictures & Television AA Visual Development
BFA Illustration
MA Acting MA Art Education Textile Design BFA Motion Pictures & Television BFA Visual Development
CERT Illustration
MFA Acting MAT Art Education BFA Available Areas of Emphasis: CERT Motion Pictures & Television MA Visual Development
MA Illustration
Fashion Design MA Writing & Directing Film MFA Visual Development
MFA Illustration
SCHOOL OF ADVERTISING SCHOOL OF ART HISTORY Knitwear Design MFA Motion Pictures & Television
Textile Design SCHOOL OF WEB DESIGN & NEW
AA Advertising BFA Art History BFA & MFA Available Areas of Emphasis:
MA & MFA Available Areas of Emphasis: BFA Available Areas of Emphasis: MEDIA
AA Studio Production MA Art History Comics
Fashion Design Cinematography
BFA Advertising AA Web Design & New Media
SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN Directing
CERT Advertising SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS & SCHOOL OF FINE ART BFA Web Design & New Media
Editing
MA Advertising & Branded Media MEDIA TECHNOLOGY AA Automotive Restoration CERT Web Design & New Media
AA Fine Art Production Design
MFA Advertising AA Industrial Design MA Web Design & New Media
BA Communications & Media Technology BFA Fine Art Producing
BFA Industrial Design MFA Web Design & New Media
MA Communications & Media Technology CERT Fine Art Screenwriting
SCHOOL OF ANIMATION & VISUAL CERT Industrial Design
EFFECTS MA Fine Art SCHOOL OF WRITING FOR FILM,
SCHOOL OF FASHION MA Industrial Design
MFA Fine Art SCHOOL OF MUSIC PRODUCTION
AA Animation & Visual Effects MFA Industrial Design TELEVISION & DIGITAL MEDIA
AA Fashion & SOUND DESIGN FOR VISUAL
BFA Animation & Visual Effects MEDIA BFA Writing for Film, Television & Digital
AA Fashion Journalism AA, BFA, MA & MFA Available Areas of
CERT Animation & Visual Effects AA & BFA Available Areas of Emphasis: Media
AA Fashion Marketing Emphasis: AA Music Production
MA Animation & Visual Effects Transportation Design MFA Writing for Film, Television & Digital
AA Fashion Merchandising Drawing & Painting AA Sound Design
MFA Animation & Visual Effects BFA Music Production Media
AA Fashion Product Development Printmaking
SCHOOL OF INTERIOR
AA Fashion Styling Sculpture BFA Music Scoring & Composition
BFA & MFA Available Areas of ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN
AA Visual Merchandising BFA Sound Design
Emphasis: AA Interior Architecture & Design MA Music Scoring & Composition
BA Fashion Journalism SCHOOL OF GAME DEVELOPMENT
2D Animation and Stop Motion BFA Interior Architecture & Design MA Sound Design
BFA Costume Design AA Game Development
3D Animation CERT Interior Architecture & Design MFA Music Scoring & Composition
BFA Fashion BFA Game Development
3D Modeling MA Interior Architecture & Design MFA Sound Design
BFA Fashion Marketing BS Game Programming
Storyboarding MFA Interior Architecture & Design
BFA Fashion Merchandising MA Game Development
Visual Effects SCHOOL OF PHOTOGRAPHY
BFA Fashion Product Development MFA Game Development
BFA Fashion Styling SCHOOL OF JEWELRY & METAL AA Photography
MA Available Areas of ARTS BFA Photography
BFA Visual Merchandising
Emphasis: SCHOOL OF GRAPHIC DESIGN CERT Photography
CERT Fashion AA Jewelry & Metal Arts
2D Animation and Stop Motion MA Photography
MA Costume Design AA Graphic Design BFA Jewelry & Metal Arts
3D Animation MFA Photography
MA Fashion BFA Graphic Design MA Jewelry & Metal Arts
3D Modeling
MA Fashion Journalism CERT Graphic Design MFA Jewelry & Metal Arts
Visual Effects BFA Available Areas of Emphasis:
MA Fashion Merchandising MA Graphic Design & Digital Media
MFA Costume Design MFA Graphic Design SCHOOL OF LANDSCAPE Documentary
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE Fine Art Photography
MFA Fashion ARCHITECTURE
BA Architectural Design MFA Fashion Marketing & Brand Advertising/Photo Illustration
AA Landscape Architecture
B.Arch Architecture Management
BFA Landscape Architecture
MA Advanced Architectural Design MFA Fashion Merchandising &
MA Landscape Architecture
M.Arch Architecture Management
MFA Landscape Architecture
MFA Fashion Product Development

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION SUPPORT DEPARTMENTS
6 WHAT WE OFFER 514 FOUNDATIONS
10 HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL 518 ENGLISH FOR ART PURPOSES
14 WELCOME 522 LIBERAL ARTS
16 WHO WE ARE 536 GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS
17 PHILOSOPHY 542 ONLINE EDUCATION
18 ACCREDITATION/MEMBERSHIP
19 MISSION STATEMENT PROGRAMS FOR EVERY LEVEL
550 PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS
DEPARTMENTS & COURSES 551 PERSONAL ENRICHMENT
20 ACTING 551 CONTINUING ART EDUCATION
38 ADVERTISING 551 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
58 ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS 556 ATHLETICS
84 ARCHITECTURE
106 ART EDUCATION CAMPUS INFORMATION
124 ART HISTORY 564 FINANCIAL AID & TUITION
138 COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA 568 CAMPUS LIFE (HOUSING & ACTIVITIES)
TECHNOLOGY 570 ACADEMIC RESOURCES
154 FASHION 572 ACADEMIC CALENDARS
216 FINE ART 576 ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
254 GAME DEVELOPMENT 581 REGISTRATION INFORMATION
280 GRAPHIC DESIGN 581 TRANSFER INFORMATION
296 ILLUSTRATION 592 UNIVERSITY POLICIES AND ACADEMIC
316 INDUSTRIAL DESIGN INFORMATION
340 INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN
Catalog Addendum 1: Student and Academic Policies
Watercolor painting by Richard S. Stephens, founder of the Academy of Art University
360 JEWELRY & METAL ARTS Catalog Addendum 2: Board of Directors, Administrators,
376 LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE and Faculty

394 MOTION PICTURES & TELEVISION


418 MUSIC PRODUCTION & SOUND DESIGN
FOR VISUAL MEDIA
442 PHOTOGRAPHY
462 VISUAL DEVELOPMENT
478 WEB DESIGN & NEW MEDIA
496 WRITING FOR FILM, TELEVISION & DIGITAL
MEDIA

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WHAT WE OFFER
PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS COURSES FOR BEGINNERS UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES ONLINE EDUCATION
High School Art Experience Foundations coursework for every level Associate of Arts Undergraduate + Graduate Degrees
Tuition-free high school scholarships No-barrier admissions policy; no portfolio required Bachelor of Arts Study 100% online, or take online classes toward your degree
Bachelor of Science Earn the same credit as on campus classes
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Bachelor of Architecture For more information, visit http://online.academyart.edu
In-Service Teachers Bachelor of Fine Arts
Practicing professionals Certificate

PERSONAL ENRICHMENT GRADUATE DEGREES


Continuing Art Education Master of Arts
Online Award of Completion Master of Fine Arts
All levels from beginner to advanced Master of Architecture

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS


Days, nights, weekends, online Art Teaching Credential
Intersession classes offered between semesters*
*Financial Aid is not available for intersession classes. Search up-to-date
FINANCIAL AID AND CAMPUS HOUSING
course schedules at www.academyart.edu visit us online at www.academyart.edu

ATHLETICS
NCAA PacWest Conference
Intercollegiate Teams
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES
Recreational & Intramural Sports
Help with immigration and visa questions
Take English for Art Purposes support courses and other
university courses at the same time

We are able to meet the needs of students from all skill levels and all
backgrounds. Call an admissions representative today to personalize
your educational plan: 1.800.544.2787.

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AS YOU
EXPLORE
OUR EXCITING
WORLD
WE INVITE YOU
TO VISIT OUR
WEBSITE FOR
ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION,
TO WATCH
VIDEOS, AND
TO SEE MORE
STUDENT WORK.
WWW.ACADEMYART.EDU

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OVERVIEW HI STO RY

HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL We strongly believe that all students willing to


make the commitment have the ability in them.
We are committed to hiring a faculty of distin-
1976
Academy continues to expand to 540 Powell Street
Approximately 750 students enrolled
guished professionals to help our students become Library opens
professionals themselves. In-house advertising agency begins (ADCOM)

This is our 80 year tradition. 1977


Master of Fine Arts program inaugurated and approved by the
California State Department of Education
1929
Richard S. Stephens, Art Director
1980
for Sunset Magazine, founds The Academys Department of Transportation begins a shuttle
the Acadmie of Advertising Art, service for students
along with his wife Clara, with The school maintains a fleet of over 50 vehicles
a beginning enrollment of 45
students 1981
1933 Academy receives National Association of Trade and Technical
Schools (NATTS) accreditation
Fashion Illustration is added to the
curriculum Graphic Design courses offered

1936 1983
School of Fine Art begins Academy expands to provide a student housing facility across
the street from 625 Sutter
1946
Enrollment grows to 250 students
1985
Academy receives National Association of Schools of Art and
Courses are offered in General Advertising and Commercial Art, Design (NASAD) accreditation
Fashion Illustration, Cartooning, and Lettering & Layout

1951 1988
Academy receives Foundation for Interior Design Education
Richard A. Stephens, son of Research (FIDER) accreditation which is now Council for Interior
founder Richard S. Stephens, Design Accreditation (CIDA)
becomes President

1955 1992
Elisa Stephens, granddaughter
School name changes from of founder Richard S. Stephens,
Acadmie of Advertising Art to appointed president
Academy of Advertising Art
79 New Montgomery building
Magazine Illustration and acquired
Photography are added to the
curriculum School of Product Design
begins
1957
Art History, English, and American History are added to the
1993
curriculum School of Motion Pictures &
Video begins
1966 Academys first dormitory at 680 Sutter is purchased
Academy is granted authority to offer a Bachelors Degree in
Fine Art 1994
Fine Art, Fashion, Photography, Interior Design, Advertising and Academy introduces Programs in Computer Arts and begins
Illustration classes offered offering classes in 3D Modeling, Animation and New Media
Academy acquires its own space at 740 Taylor Street School of Product Design becomes School of Product &
Industrial Design
1968
Academy expands to 625 Sutter

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OVERVIEW HI STO RY

1998 2009 School of Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media opens School of Industrial Design offers Master of Arts degree in
offering Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees Industrial Design
Academy receives Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges School of Music for Visual Media opens offering Associate of
School of Interior Architecture & Design offers Master of
and Schools (ACICS) accreditation Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees 2015 Arts degree in Interior Architecture and Design
School of Interior Design becomes School of Interior Game Design separates from School of Animation & Visual School of Game Design offers Academy of Art Universitys first
Architecture & Design Effects to become School of Game Design offering Associate School of Jewelry & Metal Arts offers Master of Arts degree in
Bachelor of Science degree, a B.S. in Game Programming
of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees Jewelry and Metal Arts
Academy begins offering Associate of Arts degrees in School of Fashion offers Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of
Advertising, Computer Arts, Fashion, Fine Art, Graphic Design, School of Computer Arts & New Media becomes School of School of Motion Pictures & Television offers Master of Arts
Fine Arts degrees in Costume Design
Illustration, Interior Architecture & Design, Motion Pictures & Web Design & New Media degree in Writing and Directing Film
Video, Product & Industrial Design, and Photography. School of Game Design becomes School of Game
School of Photography offers Master of Arts degree in
2010 Development
Photography
1999 School of Art Education opens offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts School of Art Education offers two tracks for the Master of Arts
School of Visual Development offers Master of Arts degree in
School of Product & Industrial Design becomes School of degree in Teaching degree
Visual Development
Industrial Design Studios and expands curriculum to include School of Architecture offers Master of Arts degree in
School of Architecture offers a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree School of Web Design & New Media offers Master of Arts
courses in transportation and automotive design Advanced Architectural Design
degree in Web Design and New Media
2001 2011 School of Industrial Design offers Associate of Arts degree in
School of Multimedia Communications becomes School of
School of Landscape Architecture opens offering Associate Automotive Restoration
Communications & Media Technologies, the Bachelor of Arts
School of Industrial Design Studios becomes School of of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees School of Architecture offers Bachelor of Arts degree in in Multimedia Communications becomes the Bachelor of Arts
Industrial Design
School of Acting opens offering Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Architectural Design in Communications and Media Technologies, and the Master of
2002 Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees School of Acting offers Master of Arts degree Arts in Multimedia Communications becomes the Master of Arts
in Communications and Media Technologies
School of Architecture begins School of Music for Visual Media changes to School of Music School of Landscape Architecture offers Master of Arts
Production & Sound Design for Visual Media degree School of Graphic Design changes the Master of Arts in
School of Motion Pictures & Video becomes School of Graphic Design to the Master of Arts in Graphic Design and
Motion Pictures & Television 2012 School of Music Production & Sound Design for Visual
Media offers Master of Arts in Music Scoring & Composition and
Digital Media

2003 School of Art History opens offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts a Master of Arts in Sound Design degrees School of Advertising changes the Master of Arts in
Advertising to the Master or Arts in Advertising and Branded
degree
First online classes offered
Academy of Art is granted full membership into NCAA Division II 2016 Media Technology

2004 School of Interior Architecture & Design is receives CIDA School of Fashion offers Associate of Arts and Bachelor of
Academy of Art College becomes Academy of Art University accreditation for the Master of Fine Arts program Fine Arts degrees in Fashion Marketing, Fashion Merchandising,
Fashion Product Development, and Associate of Arts and
Animation separates from School of Computer Arts to become
School of Animation & Visual Effects
2013 Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Fashion Visual Merchandising
School of Music Production & Sound Design for Visual
School of Computer Arts becomes School of Computer Arts &
Visual Development separates from School of Animation and
Visual Effects to become School of Visual Development Media offers Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts 80 Years of Creative Passion
New Media degrees in Music Production, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master
offering Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of
Fine Arts degrees of Fine Arts degrees in Music Scoring and Composition, and
2006 Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts
Jewelry and Metal Art separates from School of Fine Art to degrees in Sound Design
School of Architecture receives National Architectural
become School of Jewelry & Metal Art offering Associate of
Accrediting Board (NAAB) accreditation for Master of School of Architecture receives National Architectural
Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees
Architecture (M.Arch) Degree Accrediting Board (NAAB) accreditation for Bachelor of
School of Illustration adds an emphasis in Comics for the Architecture (B.Arch) Degree
Online Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of
Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts
Fine Arts degrees are first offered in Advertising, Animation & School of Advertising offers Master of Arts degree in
degrees
Visual Effects, Computer Arts, Fashion, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Advertising 1930 1957 1968
Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture & Design, School of Fashion offers Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts
Motion Pictures & Television, and Photography. and Master of Arts in Fashion Journalism School of Animation & Visual Effects offers Master of Arts
degree in Animation and Visual Effects
School of Fashion offers Associate of Arts and Bachelor of
2007 Fine Arts in Fashion Styling School of Fine Art offers Master of Arts degree in Fine Art
Academy receives Western Association of Schools & Colleges School of Art History offers Master of Arts School of Fashion offers Master of Arts degrees in Costume
(WASC) accreditation Design, Fashion, and Fashion Merchandising, and Master of
School of Architecture receives National Architectural Fine Arts degrees in Fashion Marketing and Brand Management, 1973 1986 1995
Classic Car Museum housing over 100 historic cars, including a Accrediting Board (NAAB) candidacy status for Bachelor of
1929 Auburn Speedster, opens at 2151 Van Ness Fashion Merchandising and Management, and Fashion Product
Architecture (B.Arch) degree Development
2008 2014 School of Game Development offers Master of Arts degree in
School of Multimedia Communications opens offering Game Development
School of Art Education offers the Art Teaching Credential and
Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees receives California Commission on Teaching Credentials (CTC) School of Graphic Design offers Master of Arts degree in
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II accreditation Graphic Design
Athletic Program begins, led by former San Francisco 49er School of Advertising offers Associates of Arts in Studio School of Illustration offers Master of Arts degree in Illustration
Jamie Williams Present
Production for Advertising and Design

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OVERVIEW P R E SI D E N T

WELCOME
The creative
class we are
training today
will be the
problem solvers Thank you for considering the Academy of Art Uni- These two founding ideas are still at the heart of
and visionaries versity to start your career. I say start because youll Academy of Art University. They have been key to
be placed in a professional atmosphere from day our growth from 45 students, when my grandfather
of tomorrow. We one. An arts education here offers you a chance to made his dream a reality, to the current student pop-
consider ourselves develop your talent and acquire skills sought by the
creative marketplace.
ulation of nearly 17,000.

the stewards of a I hope the passionate faculty, modern facilities and


In 1929, my grandfather founded a school for the extensive curriculum detailed in this catalog con-
learning institution arts based on a revolutionary principle: anyone with vince you that Academy of Art University should be
that will produce the dedication and commitment could become an your first choice for formal training in art and design.
artist regardless of their previous education.
this next generation. Sincerely,
Dr. Elisa. Stephens, He also believed that professional artists, who make
President their living on their creativity, should develop the
curriculum. They are the best equipped to impart the
demands of the working world to their students.
Dr. Elisa Stephens,
President

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OVERVIEW WHO W E A R E

WHO WE ARE Admissions Philosophy

Our inclusive admissions policy is rare among art schools. Transfer Students
Weve found that our students potential doesnt depend on
Our Admissions Office makes transfer of credit as simple and
their past elsewhere, but on their future with us.
easy as possible. If you have completed previous college-level
coursework, we welcome you to submit your official transcripts for
How to Apply:
review for possible credit.
Go to the Admissions section in the back of this book for basic
admissions requirements, instructions and applications. You may
University Policies and Academic Information
also call us at 800.544.2787 (within U.S. only) or 415.274.2200, or
apply online at www.academyart.edu. This catalog is for your information only; information found in this
catalog is subject to change at any time. Detailed university policies
Undergraduate Admissions and academic information are available on our website at

Academy of Art University maintains an inclusive admissions Catalog Addendum 1: Student and Academic Policies
policy for all undergraduate programs.* Previous experience with Catalog Addendum 2: Board of Directors, Administrators, and Faculty
art and design is not required for admission, and students of all
skill levels are encouraged to apply. It is our belief that all students
*Please note that the Academy may reject any applicant whose records
willing to make the appropriate commitment have the ability to
indicate inadequate preparation and/or interest for its programs. An
learn professional-level skills.
applicant who has been denied admission will not be allowed to register for
classes.
Art Teaching Credential Admissions
Our Art Teaching Credential program is designed specifically
for the art graduate who seeks the fulfillment of guiding others
in the exploration of their own creativity and personal artistic
development. Students must have completed a Bachelors degree
or higher in the Visual Arts or related program to qualify for this
fifth year program.

Graduate Admissions
The Academy requires graduate applicants to demonstrate their
ability and intent to complete a Master of Arts (MA), Master of Fine
Art (MFA) or Master of Architecture program (M. Arch).

We are first and foremost a professional Our Mission: Academy of Art University International Students
school, a specialized place to study for a prepares aspiring professionals in the fields The International Student Admissions/Services Department
career in art, design, acting, music, or com- of design, communications and the arts assists each student with the application and admissions process,
munications. Useful skills and practical prin- by delivering excellent undergraduate and student visa and immigration procedures, academic advising and
class registration. The Academy application form and application
ciples are taught here. Thats true from Ar- graduate degrees programs and certificate procedures are also available in Traditional Chinese, Simplified
chitecture, to Game Development, to Fine Art. programs and portfolio development Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Indonesian, and Thai on
The skills and principles necessary to get a programs. our website at www.academyart.edu.
job and have a career are taught by top-notch
professionals who earn a living doing what Visit us online at www.academyart.edu Home-schooled Students
they teach. to learn more about what we offer. We welcome and encourage home-schooled students to enroll in
our degree and non-degree programs. Academy of Art University
inclusive admissions policy equally applies to home school
Our technical facilities and online teaching students who participate in a program officially recognized by the
resources are state-of-the-art. We have top- state in which they live.
notch production facilities and educational re-
sources. This gives you the technological edge
on which your success depends.

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Accreditation / Memberships regional accreditation, recognizes three types of degrees: the


Bachelor of Architecture, the Master of Architecture, and the

MISSION STATEMENT
Doctor of Architecture. A program may be granted an eight-year,
ACCREDITATION
three-year, or two-year term of accreditation, depending on the
extent of its conformance with established educational standards.
WSCUC Accreditation
Academy of Art University is regionally accredited by the WASC
Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), one
Doctor of Architecture and Master of Architecture degree
programs may require a preprofessional undergraduate degree in
The Academy of Art University prepares aspiring
of the seven regional associations that accredit public and
private colleges and schools in the United States. WSCUC is
architecture for admission. However, the preprofessional degree is
not, by itself, recognized as an accredited degree.
professionals in the fields of design, communication
and the arts by delivering excellent undergraduate
located at 985 Atlantic Avenue #100, Alameda, CA, 94501. Tel.
510.748.9001. The Academy of Art University, School of Architecture, offers the
following NAAB-accredited degree programs:
WSCUC Accreditation for Online Programs and graduate degrees and certificate and portfolio
Both onsite and online degree programs at Academy of Art B. Arch. (162 undergraduate credits)
University are accredited by WASC Senior College and University
Commission (WSCUC). The following degree programs are
Next accreditation visit 2018 development programs.
not currently offered online: AA, BFA and MFA in Acting, MA in M. Arch. (preprofessional degree + 63 graduate credits)
Advanced Architectural Design, BS in Game Programming, and M. Arch. (non-preprofessional degree + 87 graduate credits)
AA in Automotive Restoration. Next accreditation visit 2021
To achieve its mission the Academy of Art University:
SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATIONS NASAD Accreditation
CTC Accreditation National Association of Schools of Art and Design maintains an inclusive admissions policy for all persons who meet basic requirements for admission and
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Accreditation The National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) instruction and who want to obtain higher learning in a wide spectrum of disciplines in art and design;
The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) is an is the national accrediting agency for art and design and art
agency in the Executive Branch of California State Government. and design-related disciplines. The Academy of Art University
is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and teaches a disciplined approach to the study of art and design that encourages students to develop their own
The major purpose of the agency is to serve as a state standards
board for educator preparation for the public schools of California, Design (NASAD) to offer degrees of Associate of Arts, Bachelor styles that blend their talents, technical skills and creative aspirations with professional knowledge;
the licensing and credentialing of professional educators in the of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts,
State, the enforcement of professional practices of educators, and Certificates. All Academy of Art University AA, BA, BFA, MA,
enlists a dedicated and very able full-time and part-time faculty of career artists, designers and scholars who are
and the discipline of credential holders in the State of California. MFA and Art Teaching Credential programs are accredited by
NASAD except for the programs offered by these schools: School professionals and whose success as educators comes from their ability to teach students through the wisdom
CTC accredits the Academy of Art Universitys Single Subject Art
Teaching Credential Program. They are located at 1900 Capitol of Acting, School of Architecture, School of Communications and and skill they have amassed through years of experience and study;
Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95811. Tel: 916-322-6253. Media Technology, School of Landscape Architecture, School
of Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media, School
operates in an urban context so that academic programs can draw upon and contribute to the cultural wealth of
NOTE: The online Art Teaching Credential and the Masters in of Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media, and also the AA in
Automotive Restoration offered by the School of Industrial Design those communities that are served;
Art Teaching requires fieldwork assignments in observing and
teaching art to pupils in local Bay Area public schools. and the BS in Game programming offered by the School of Game
Development. The National Association of Schools of Art and provides a creative environment that is at once supportive and challenging and underpinned by excellent
CIDA Accreditation Design (NASAD) is located at 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21,
personalized teaching and support services that address the needs of students of diverse ages and
Council for Interior Design Accreditation Reston, VA, 20190. Tel. 703.437.0700
backgrounds;
The Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) is an
independent, non-profit accrediting organization for interior design NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
education programs at colleges and universities in the United Academy of Art University admits students of any race, offers an undergraduate general education program designed to stimulate development of critical thinking and
States and Canada. The BFA Interior Architecture & Design color, age, religion, and national or ethnic origin to all rights,
communications skills and to encourage emerging artists to draw upon a variety of disciplines, to look at issues
and the MFA Interior Architecture & Design programs are both privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or
made available to students at the school. The Academy from multiple perspectives and to cultivate the ability to function as educated global citizens;
accredited by The Council for Interior Design Accreditation. The
Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) is located at 206 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age,
Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4014. Tel. sex, religion, physical handicap, sexual orientation, or manages in an ethical and efficient manner and administers the finances in a prudent fashion; and fosters
616.458.0400. national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational
optimum quality in all aspects of programs and services. learning in a wide spectrum of disciplines in art and
policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-
administered programs. design.
NAAB Accreditation
The National Architectural Accrediting Board
In the United States, most registration boards require a degree
from an accredited professional degree program as a prerequisite
for licensure. The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB),
which is the sole agency authorized to accredit professional
degree programs in architecture offered by institutions with U.S.
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A CTING AC T

ACTING

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A CTING AC T

Lights.
Camera.
You.
Our perspective is simple: work hard, learn
your craft, and build relationships. These
are the elements that will take your career
forward. We continually work to improve
the program to give you the tools you need
to be successful on screen or on stage.

Creativity begins with one simple idea or


emotional truth; it can become defined
over time or in an instant like an electric
current. We believe that its the craft and
discipline that bring all the mysterious
elements together. This is the foundation
for your inspiration and your success.

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A CTING AC T

WHAT WE OFFER CAREER PATHS


Training and Technique: The School of Acting is rooted in The School of Acting facilities include:
process, technique and truthful storytelling. Students will develop Sound stage with camera, monitors & lighting Principal
characters, give truthful performances and hone their craft. In Performance space with full lighting board
line with top acting school practices, our acting classes cover Play and screenplay library
techniques for engaging inner life, accessing imagination, Voiceover room Lead Actor
building the vocal instrument and the body, bringing subtext to Singing room with piano
life and the unique requirements for working on camera. Prop room
Supporting Actor
Dance room
Acting Resume: Graduates will enter the field with the skills, tools Alexander room
and an acting resume required of todays actors. Exercise facilities including a pool, yoga, weight, stretching & Character Actor
cardio rooms
Professional Faculty: Learn from top industry professionals in
Talent Agent
Acting who work to inspire you and develop your unique talents
as you pursue your acting degree.
Stand-in
Stage and Camera: The School of Acting provides a training
ground that is unique and suitable for both acting for the stage
and acting for camera. Background Actor / Extra

Firms & Clients Hiring Our


Graduates:

ABS CBN International TV


American Idol
Artist International
Boxcar Theatre Company
Current TV, LLC
PBS/Discovery Channel
Radium
Spreckels Performing Arts Center
United Airlines
Vivian Weisman Productions
Zephyr Films
Lifetime TV
The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum
New Conservatory Theatre
Lorraine Hansberry Theatre
Nancy Hayes Casting
And More!

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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in BFA ACTING DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Acting Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and


LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS for the Artist
Associate of Arts [AA] in Acting AA ACTING DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR COURSEWORK
Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education
CORE 36 UNITS
AA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition
MAJOR 42 UNITS
requirements:
MAJOR COURSEWORK for the Artist 3 Written Communication courses
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS
CORE 33 UNITS 2 Art Historical Awareness courses
Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education + LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS
MAJOR 15 UNITS 2 Theater, Film, and Performance Appreciation Requirement
requirements: TOTAL 132 UNITS
+ LIBERAL ARTS 18 UNITS 1 Historical Awareness course
2 Written Communication courses
TOTAL 66 UNITS 1 Quantitative Literacy course
2 Art Historical Awareness courses
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course
1 Employment Communications & Practices course
1 Employment Communications and Practices course
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.

AA ACTING CORE COURSES GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS BFA ACTING CORE COURSES GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
ACT 101 Respect for Acting ACT 101 Respect for Acting
ACT 105 Acting 1 WRITTEN COMMUNICATION WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
ACT 105 Acting 1
ACT 112 Speech 1: Building the Voice CHOOSE ONE: ACT 112 Speech 1: Building the Voice CHOOSE ONE:
ACT 123 Improvisation 1 LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist ACT 123 Improvisation 1 LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
ACT 141 Movement: Physical Acting LA 108 Composition for the Artist ACT 141 Movement: Physical Acting LA 108 Composition for the Artist
ACT 155 Acting 2 ACT 155 Acting 2
CHOOSE ONE: CHOOSE ONE:
ACT 166 Singing 1: Vocal Technique ACT 166 Singing 1: Vocal Technique
LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling
ACT 181 Movement: Body Awareness and the Conscious ACT 181 Movement: Body Awareness and the Conscious
LA 280 Perspective Journalism LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
Actor Actor
ACT 205 Acting 3 LA 280 Perspective Journalism
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES ACT 205 Acting 3
ACT 212 Speech 2: The Power of Voice LA 291 Designing Careers ACT 212 Speech 2: The Power of Voice EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
ACT 223 Improvisation 2 ACT 223 Improvisation 2 LA 291 Designing Careers
ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS ACT 468 Audition Process: From Cold Readings to Callbacks
LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century

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CHOOSE ONE: CHOOSE TWO:


LA 171 Western Civilization LA 126LA Seminar in the Arts: Los Angeles
LA 270 U.S. History LA 126SF Seminar in the Arts: San Francisco
LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 132 History of Animation
LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 134 History & Technology of Visual Effects & Computer
LA 278 Seminar in France Animation
LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 182 Genres in Film
LA 359 Urban Sociology LA 190 History of Opera
LA 244 History of Fashion
QUANTITATIVE LITERACY LA 281 Film History 1: Pre-1940
CHOOSE ONE: LA 282 Film History 2: 1940-1974
LA 124 Physics for Artists LA 283 Examining Film Noir
LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles LA 284 Evolution of the Horror Film
LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming LA 300 Introduction to Public Speaking
LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology LA 306 Creatively Speaking: Presentation for Designers
LA 254 Human-Centered Design LA 382 Film History 3: Contemporary Cinema
LA 255 College Math LA 383 World Cinema
LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry LA 384 Underrated Cinema
LA 286 Discrete Mathematics LA 385 Close-Up on Hitchcock
LA 288 Vector, Matrices and Transformations LA 386 Exploring Science Fiction Cinema
LA 293 Precalculus LA 387 Women Directors in Cinema
LA 296 Applied Physics LA 388 Survey of Asian Cinema

CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES

CHOOSE ONE:

LA 127 Topics in World Art


LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
LA 238 World Literature
LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA 343 Comparative Religion
LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist
LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol

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Master of Arts [MA] in Acting MA ACTING DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Master of Fine Arts [MFA] in MFA ACTING DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Acting Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
MAJOR 30 UNITS Minimum grade of C in all required 36 units Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units
+ MAJOR ELECTIVES 3 UNITS MFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 3 UNITS MAJOR 57 UNITS
+ ELECTIVES* 6 UNITS
TOTAL 36 UNITS
TOTAL 63 UNITS

MA ACTING REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES MA ACTING GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS *Per director approval
ACT 611 Introduction to Acting REQUIREMENTS
ACT 612 Introduction to Improvisation MFA ACTING REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES
ACT 615 Voice 1 CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING ACT 615 Voice 1
ACT 616 Speech 1 GLA 619 Culture & Identity in Modern American Theater ACT 616 Speech 1
ACT 620 Alexander Technique 1 ACT 617 Voice 2
ACT 635 Acting Techniques: Meisner 1 ACT 618 Speech 2
ACT 637 Acting Techniques: Meisner 2 ACT 620 Alexander Technique 1
ACT 640 Movement: Creating Physical Character ACT 622 Alexander Technique 2 - Alexander Technique in
ACT 650 Acting for Camera 1 Performance
ACT 680 Audition Techniques ACT 625 Vocal Production
ACT 635 Acting Techniques: Meisner 1
ACT 637 Acting Techniques: Meisner 2
ACT 639 Acting for Performance
ACT 640 Movement: Creating Physical Character
ACT 642 Shakespeare 1
ACT 644 Shakespeare 2
ACT 645 Improvisational Techniques
ACT 650 Acting for Camera 1
ACT 660 Monologue Technique
ACT 670 Acting for Camera 2
ACT 680 Audition Techniques
ACT 690 Acting for Camera 3

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UNDERGRADUATE ACT 155 Acting 2


Building upon the principles introduced in Acting 1, students
ACT 241 Movement: Mask, Mime & Clown
In this advanced course, students will apply specific physical
ACT 312 Voiceovers
In this course, students will apply their acting skills to vocal
COURSES will apply interconnected exercises to scene work. Students theater skills to masks, mime technique, comedy, and clowning. performances for animation, video games, commercials,
will continue to develop reflexive and active listening skills, and Students will access their imagination, cultivate ensemble narration, radio, TV, and character work. Students will find their
ACT 101 Respect for Acting physical actions to create truthful behavior and dynamic subtext. awareness and use improvisation to develop characters with own vocal signature, learn accents, build characters, and produce
This course introduces students to the craft of acting through full physical expression. Original solo and group pieces will be voices on command. Students will analyze their recorded work for
hands on experience with scene study, exercises, and script ACT 166 Singing 1: Vocal Technique created and performed. depth, versatility, and precision.
analysis. Students will learn industry specific terminology This course is an introduction to utilizing the actors voice as an
used to communicate with actors and techniques to improve instrument for both speaking and singing. Students will practice ACT 243 The Craft of Comedy ACT 321 Speech 3: Accents and Dialects
performance. Emphasis will be placed on the ensemble and fundamental vocal techniques: integrating breath, body, and mind This course provides an overview of the history and craft of Students will develop a systematic approach to learning and
partner collaboration. to cultivate vocal creativity, range, and projection. Students will comedy. Students will combine improvisation with comedic acting applying key dialects and accents to scripts for a variety of media
gain firsthand experience exercising their voice through poetry techniques in scene study to further develop their performance including stage, screen, and voiceovers. Analysis of major sound
ACT 105 Acting 1 and musical theatre song performances. and improvisational skills. Roman comedy, commedia dellarte changes, pitch, rhythm, inflection, and placement will be utilized
Acting is living truthfully under imaginary circumstances. Students and classic comedic actors will be referenced. in addition to examining specific geographic, historic, and cultural
will learn how to bring life to a text by pursuing authentic moment ACT 181 Movement: Body Awareness and the influences.
to moment response. Students will practice a series of exercises ACT 261 Movement: Musical Theater Dance
Conscious Actor
focusing attention on a partner to create an organic emotional life In this course, students will be introduced to tap and jazz ACT 323 Improvisation 3
In this course, students will blend the Alexander Technique with
between two actors. technique, musical theater repertory and choreography. Emphasis In this advanced course, students will practice the art of long
modern dance to create a dynamic neutral self. Students will
identify and release habits that impede performance and efficient will be placed on body awareness, control and conditioning. form improvisation and sketch performance. Students will
ACT 112 Speech 1: Building the Voice movement. Through exercises and improvisational movement, Students will develop a sense of functional alignment, form, improvise both play and film scenarios and create an original
The full potential of the voice is achieved by employing attention students will expand their facility, range, focus and depth, presence, dynamics, strength and focus as well as an awareness script for stage or film utilizing improvisational techniques.
and adjustment to posture, breath, and speech. In this course, resulting in greater authenticity in performance. of time and rhythm. Narrative storytelling and working effectively within an ensemble
students will practice these principles, utilizing the International will be emphasized.
Phonetic Alphabet to articulate the verbal language for any ACT 266 Singing 2: The Power of Performance
ACT 205 Acting 3
medium, and perform selections that communicate messages In this course, students will further develop their singing skills by ACT 333 Monologue Technique 1
In this course, students will utilize subtext, identify a playable
with clarity and power. focusing on the musical theatre audition process. Students will In this course, actors will work from a foundation of their own
objective, and create essential actions to portray the dynamics of
a scene. Students will integrate behavior and imagination based cultivate knowledge pertaining to the eras and styles of musical deeply personal stories using the emotional recall process to
ACT 121 Physical Expression on heightened given circumstances for a truthful performance. theatre, build song repertoire appropriate for their type and create dynamic monologues. Beginning with the individuals life
This beginning movement course focuses on using the body increase their performance skills as actors who sing. experience and then personalized into a scripted monologue, a
and voice as a means of full expression. Incorporating clowning, unique process will develop which can be applied to any text.
ACT 212 Speech 2: The Power of Voice
mime, comedic narrative and vocal styles, students will ACT 275 Classical Performance 1
This course expands on the building blocks of dynamic vocal
communicate character and story through physical movement and Shakespeares plays remain relevant to popular culture because ACT 355 Acting for the Camera 2
production to strengthen muscular support and to enhance the
sound. Students will bring expression, exaggeration, anticipated they provide a poetic framework for relating to the human Students will further develop their on camera skills by creating
qualities of the natural speaking voice. Students will apply the
action, reaction, action and timing into story development. condition. In this class, scene study and monologues will dynamic characters through behavior and intentions. Utilizing
International Phonetics Alphabet to master more complicated
texts and dialects. Exercises will include respiration, resonation challenge students to demonstrate technical proficiency in all subtext to tell a story within the story, students perform complex
ACT 123 Improvisation 1 and articulation. disciplines of acting utilizing scansion and iambic pentameter scene work and develop a wide variety of roles.
The key to improvisation is active listening and response. In specific to Shakespearean text.
this course, students will engage in experiential activities that ACT 366 Singing 3: Musical Theatre Scene Study
ACT 223 Improvisation 2
involve risk taking, creativity, and spontaneity. Students will play ACT 281 Stage Combat 1 In this course, students will focus on musical theatre scripts and
In this course, students will take their improvisational and
off their partners suggestions, connect with characters, create Stage combat is a vital tool for dramatic storytelling. In this the repertoire of a featured composer/ lyricist team. Students
observation skills to the next level as they create spontaneous
environments, and articulate a story on the spot with confidence. course, students will acquire basic conflict choreography skills will cultivate their acting and singing skills though applied scene
story lines and characters. Creative use of subtext, playing in the
moment and creating truthful performances will be emphasized. including theatrical violence and the use of edged weapons, studies with solo, small group, and ensemble song repertoire. A
ACT 141 Movement: Physical Acting Improvisation as a rehearsal technique for scripted material will be covering broadsword, rapier and dagger and single rapier in the final showcase will be performed in front of an invited audience.
Physical acting employs the body as a primary instrument of practiced. context of historical and contemporary scene work.
expression and communication. In this course, students will ACT 370 Theatre Performance: The Play
utilize behavior, gesture, commedia dellarte, mime, and props ACT 305 Acting for the Camera 1 In this course, advanced acting students will commit their skills
to build character. Imagination, body awareness, and physical Building upon the core principles of acting, this course prepares and abilities to bringing a play to life. Intense rehearsals, script
communication will be emphasized. students for working on camera. Technical challenges unique to analysis and character research will be emphasized. Students will
this medium will be practiced including: vocal quality, delivering combine these elements and give a performance that is informed
truthful performances in multiple takes, hitting marks and camera by the text and inspired by imagination.
angles. Students will work on scenes collaboratively with a full
production team.
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ACT 375 Classical Performance 2


Classical theater forces an actor to address historically specific
ACT 468 Audition Process: From Cold Readings to GRADUATE ACT 615 Voice 1
Students will expand their acting skills utilizing the building
Callbacks
physical, verbal, and cultural complexities. Working on scenes Developing the necessary skills for auditioning successfully in the
COURSES blocks of dynamic vocal command. Breath, alignment, and
and monologues from a variety of periods, students will establish motion picture and television industry is paramount. In this course, sound vibration, will be used to develop and support the natural
a more versatile, detailed and layered approach to building a students will practice auditioning for film, television, voiceovers, ACT 604 Movement: Physical Invention and speaking voice. Exercises will focus on awareness, relaxation,
character from any place or time, living truthfully and accurately industrials, print work, and web dramas. Audition and interview Expression resonance, and amplification in order to strengthen the entire
within that world. preparation, essential cold reading techniques, and building an This beginning movement course utilizes the actors body as vocal instrument.
effective portfolio will also be examined. the primary means of both dramatic and comedic expression.
ACT 381 Stage Combat 2 Students will employ improvisation and composition of movement ACT 616 Speech 1
In this course, students will strengthen their stage combat ACT 490 Portfolio Enhancement as well as practice the use of intention through movement. Students will learn the international phonetic alphabet as a tool
fundamentals in scene study with advanced fight choreography, Students will further their skill in specific areas as determined Integration of physical expression and written word will also be to develop the neutral American dialect. By reducing accents
training for the requirements of an actor/ combatant proficiency by the Department Director. Professional standards for process, practiced. or regionalisms, the individual actor will gain a broader range of
skills test. This comprehensive class will focus on unarmed, single technique, and execution will be emphasized. Outcomes will be character choices and increase castability, as well as the ability to
rapier, broadsword, rapier, and dagger and introduce the small topic specific. Department Director approval is required. Course ACT 605 Survey of Dance for the Actor develop specific dialects and accents.
sword and quarter staff. fees and prerequisites may vary by topic. This course is designed to train actors to analyze and create
compelling movement. Students will practice Laban based ACT 617 Voice 2
ACT 395 Acting for Commercials ACT 498 Collaborative Project principles, movement invention, abstraction, choreographic This advanced course will continue the exploration of voice as
Commercial acting is a vital and lucrative segment of the actors This course is offered to students meeting set criteria, who devices and form, through intensive composition work. Focus will students expand on exercises to build breath capacity, develop
profession. In this course, students will learn to use specific are chosen by the department to work on an interdisciplinary be on proper alignment, strength and flexibility, period movement the upper resonators, increase range, and incorporate articulation
acting techniques to convey a narrative within a commercial. collaborative project with students from other programs. and both classical and contemporary dance. into contemporary and classical texts. Students will also develop a
Special attention will be placed on constructing characters and personal vocal warm-up, utilizing peer teaching, as a tool to lead
relationships truthfully while representing a product within a story. ACT 606 Voice & Speech 1 ensemble.
ACT 499 Special Topics
Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are This hands-on visually based course is designed for MFA students
ACT 405 Acting for the Camera 3 taught by experts in a specific area. You may contact your requiring English language skills. Interactive demonstrations will ACT 618 Speech 2
This course focuses on the filmmaking process from the actors academic department director or advisor for more information. aim to expand vocabulary and comprehension of both speech Students will develop the remaining sounds and symbols integral
perspective. Students will work on sound stages in a professional Please note that some Special Topics have a required course fee and voice work. Focus will be on translation intensive warm ups, for the neutral American dialect as well as hone and fortify the
and fast paced environment. Footage from scene work will be and course prerequisites may vary by topic. exercises, presentations, and quizzes. Students will perform both sound changes and enlivened articulation exercises introduced in
compiled for students demo reels. original and dramatic texts. Speech 1. Students will apply the spoken and written speech and
IPA work to more complex contemporary and classical texts.
ACT 500 Internship in Acting
ACT 412 Voiceover 2: Demo Production Internship is only open to qualified upper division students, ACT 607 Voice and Speech 2
A commercial demo and marketing plan are essential tools offering an opportunity to work in a field related to motion pictures, This graduate course focuses on translating and performing ACT 620 Alexander Technique 1
needed to book VO jobs. In this course, students improve television, and commercials. English dramatic texts with full vocal support and comprehension. This course will employ the Alexander Technique as a specific
performances through script analysis, identifying styles, creating Students will choreograph and perform various dramatic scenes practice for the actor to optimize movement and voice. Students
demo scripts and ultimately recording a demo reel, and building a and accurately articulate the text using Standard American will develop full body awareness, in order to identify and release
marketing campaign. Topics will include talent agents, auditions, English. habitual habits and tension. Students will craft multidimensional
and building a career. characters using the Alexander Technique as well as
ACT 611 Introduction to Acting improvisation.
ACT 433 Monologue Technique 2 In this course, students will develop their storytelling skills, utilizing
Exploring a variety of performance scenarios, this class will utilize their imaginations, bodies, and voices in both exercises and ACT 622 Alexander Technique 2 - Alexander
personal narratives to craft original pieces operating from the scripted material. Through script analysis, character development, Technique in Performance
premise that its all your story. Beginning from an emotionally and ensemble work, students will incorporate specific acting In this advanced movement course, students will apply and
rich life experience, the material evolves into a fully realized terminology to enliven the given circumstances of a scene. expand upon practices developed in Alexander Technique 1 into
monologue using the recall process, creating spontaneous, performance. Crafting characters with dynamic physical and vocal
instinctive, and uncensored work. ACT 612 Introduction to Improvisation expression, actors will utilize plays, screenplays, and television
Improvisation requires the actor to employ active listening and scripts, to tell stories without extraneous tension and habitual
ACT 466 Singing 4: Musical Theatre Showcase public speaking in the creative process, both key elements in behavior.
In this course, students will further develop their singing, the development of scripted scenes and characters. Utilizing
movement, and acting skills by creating a musical theatre physically based improve exercises and theater games, students
event. Students will build a varied and dynamic musical theatre will be encouraged to use their imaginations to create truthful,
repertoire, by exploring solo, duet, and ensemble pieces, to improvised scenarios.
create a live performance showcase for an audience.
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ACT 625 Vocal Production ACT 645 Improvisational Techniques ACT 699 Special Topics
Students will review and strengthen techniques for utilizing the Improvisation provides the actor with the tools to react and Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are
actors voice as an instrument for both speaking and singing. behave reflexively while creating a character within a story. In this taught by experts in a specific area. You may contact your
Students will integrate breath, body, and mind to cultivate vocal course, students will create scenes utilizing interpersonal and academic department director or advisor for more information.
creativity, range, and projection. Students will gain firsthand group dynamics and apply the rules of improvisation to active Please note that some Special Topics have a required course
experience exercising their voice through poetry and musical listening and spontaneous responses within both scripted and fee, prerequisites, and/or may require Department Director
theatre song performances. unscripted material. approval.

ACT 635 Acting Techniques: Meisner 1 ACT 650 Acting for Camera 1 ACT 800 Directed Study
The Meisner technique focuses on reflexive and truthful response, In this course, students will apply technically specific elements Directed study is the primary concentration of a Masters degree
an essential tool for professional actors. Employing principles required for screen work by collaborating with a production team. candidates work toward the completion of a Final Portfolio
of active listening and heightened attention, students will be Imagination work, physical action and script analysis will be and/or Thesis Project. With the approval of the Department
challenged with a series of interconnected partner exercises. implemented and practiced. These tools will be employed while Director, students may take any university coursework to develop
Students will develop a very specific and disciplined practice engaging in vibrant and truthful partner work for a believable and specific conceptual and technical skills that will enable them
informed by this dynamic approach to acting. dynamic performance. to further develop their Final Portfolio and/or successfully bring
a Final Thesis Project to completion. Please note that some
ACT 637 Acting Techniques: Meisner 2 ACT 660 Monologue Technique Directed Study courses have a required course fee and course
In this course, students will focus on being fully present in This intensely personal, process-driven course explores emotional prerequisites may vary by topic.
the moment while exploring a deeper and more varied use of recall and sensory recall techniques within the monologue
the actors emotional instrument. Emotional preparation and process. Students will create spontaneous and truthful work ACT 801 Group Directed Study
continued interconnected partner exercises allow the students to by layering personal narratives into scripted material. Students Graduate students working on their individual Final Portfolio and/
explore and expand their instruments. will hone their skills to deliver a grounded, emotionally enriched or Thesis Project receive instruction and critiques of their work. In
performance. addition to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress,
ACT 639 Acting for Performance graduate students discuss approaches to their Final Portfolio
This course focuses on the essential skills of the working actor. ACT 670 Acting for Camera 2 and/or Thesis Project as peers. Please note that some Group
Scene work, monologues, script analysis, terminology, and varied In this course, the key elements of rehearsal skills and script Directed Study courses have a required course fee and course
rehearsal techniques will be emphasized and practiced. Vocal preparation will be emphasized while students work on enhancing prerequisites may vary by topic.
skills, imagination work, and physical actions will be employed to their performances. Students are expected to exhibit high caliber
express character behaviors and create dynamic performances. acting skills upon entering this course. ACT 802 DS Mentorship Forum
In this course, students will meet independently with their
ACT 640 Movement: Creating Physical Character ACT 680 Audition Techniques Directed Study Mentor and participate in weekly online peer
The body is the primary instrument of expression and This course will detail audition and interview techniques and reviews and discussions. Students will refine their thesis
communication. In this course, students will explore physical required materials necessary for actors to prepare for entrance concepts, clearly express intent and set personal goals for
behavior for building characters. Students will practice rhythm, into the profession. Development of cold reading skills will work. Instructor critique, peer review, and advancing work
appetite, status, psychological gesture, object manipulation, and be emphasized, while preparing contemporary and classical based on feedback will be emphasized. Students must submit
apply these tools to character masks, mime, neutral mask, clown, monologues. Headshots, resumes, voiceovers, corporate films, a DS Mentorship request to their Department Director and the
commedia dellarte and contemporary archetypes. print work, and web dramas will also be examined. Graduate School for approval.

ACT 642 Shakespeare 1 ACT 690 Acting for Camera 3 ACT 805 Continued Group Directed Study
In this course, students will prepare scenes and monologues from The actors demo reel is essential to networking within the Graduate students continuing work on their individual Final
William Shakespeares cannon. Incorporating historically specific entertainment industry. In this advanced acting for camera course, Projects receive instruction and critiques of their work. In addition
physical, verbal, and cultural complexities, text work and research students will add professional quality scene work to their portfolio. to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress, graduate
will be utilized. Crafting complex characters from this classical Utilizing industry standards, expectations and protocol, the actor students discuss approaches to their Final Projects as peers.
period, the actor will be able to live truthfully and accurately within will navigate working on a professional caliber set.
Shakespeares world. ACT 900 Internship
ACT 695 Collaborative Project Students will gain practical experience in a professional
ACT 644 Shakespeare 2 Students meeting set criteria are selected by their department to environment by performing under supervised internship at a host
In this advanced acting course, students will continue to expand work on an interdisciplinary collaborative project as part of their company. Students must submit the companys job description
their acting abilities, utilizing Shakespeares works and various studio requirement. to their Department Director and the Graduate School for
selected classical authors and texts. Utilizing scansion and approval.
verse, students will craft fully realized characters, incorporating
historically specific physical and cultural choices appropriate to
the period.

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Professional Faculty: We have a prestigious faculty of working Every year, advertising students participate in real-
professionals to lead and guide our students. Additionally, many
world projects for real clients. These are just some of Studio Production for Advertising Creative Strategy Copywriter
classes and special events feature industry leaders who provide & Design
their perspectives on great work and finding a great job. the clients our students have worked with recently:
Digital Production Artist, Partner/ Planning Director,
Worldwide Chief Creative Officer
Industry Outreach: Our portfolio nights and boot camp events Esurance: Students competed to create innovative advertising Digital Production Coordinator VP Group Director, Group Director
during each semester are open to all students and provide great ideas for the existing Erin Esurance campaign. Media included:
collaborative and networking experiences. Representatives from interactive, PR events, ambient, and guerilla advertising. Graphic Designer/UI Production Artist, Group Creative Director
Planning Director
Graphic Production Artist
major advertising agencies, and creative recruiters from around Esurances Marketing Team selected the winning campaigns and
the country, participate in the Academys yearly portfolio reviews awarded an Academy student a paid summer internship. They Print Production Graphic Artist,
Prepress Production Coordinator, Senior Accounting Planner Creative Director
with graduating seniors. also sponsored construction for a state-of-the-art conference room
Production Coordinator
designed by Academy Interior Architecture and Design students.
Opportunity: We encourage our students to enter dozens of Prizes included $2,500 in scholarships for 5 students. Production Director Account Planner Associate Creative Director
competitions. Winners are sent to awards shows held nationally
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Professional Experience: Students collaborate on interdisciplinary scholarships for 7 students. Competing students put together
real-world projects for real clients in our agency Young & Hungry. media that included: print, interactive and innovative advertising. Mid level; Junior
Each year, students intern at agencies locally and worldwide Charles Schwabs Advertising Manager and Advertising
beginning their career. Department selected the winning campaign ideas.

Rainbow Light, Green Dog Naturals: For Rainbow Lights Art Director
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students competed to create an emerging media campaign.
Media included: social media website, YouTube videos, blogs, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer
banners and print advertising. Rainbow Lights Vice President of
Business Development selected winning campaign ideas. Prizes
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Aquarium of the Bay: On campus and online students competed Creative Director
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new exhibits: Octopus, Jellies and Bay Lab. Media included:
Associate Creative Director
newspaper ads for the San Francisco Chronicle, Examiner and SF
Weekly; BART station billboards; posters for BART train interiors;
radio commercials; website banners; video display for the San Senior Creative
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Bay Bridge. Aquarium of the Bays Marketing Team and Chief
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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Associate of Arts [AA] in Studio AA STUDIO PRODUCTION FOR ADVERTISING
& DESIGN DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Production for Advertising & Design
Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
AA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition
Associate of Arts [AA] in AA ADVERTISING DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR COURSEWORK for the Artist
Advertising Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and CORE 33 UNITS
Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition MAJOR 9 UNITS
requirements:
AA UNIT REQUIREMENTS for the Artist + LIBERAL ARTS 18 UNITS
3 Written Communication courses
MAJOR COURSEWORK TOTAL 60 UNITS
Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education 2 Art Historical Awareness courses
CORE 33 UNITS
requirements: 1 Employment Communications & Practices course
MAJOR 15 UNITS
2 Written Communication courses
+ LIBERAL ARTS 18 UNITS
2 Art Historical Awareness courses After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
TOTAL 66 UNITS 1 Employment Communications & Practices course Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.

After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal


Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. AA STUDIO PRODUCTION FOR ADVERTISING & GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
DESIGN CORE COURSES
ADV 109 Advertising Methods & Trends WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
AA ADVERTISING CORE COURSES GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS ADV 115 The Creative Process LA 133 Short Form Writing
ADV 109 Advertising Methods & Trends ADV 150 Studio Production 1 CHOOSE ONE:
ADV 112 Marketing & Advertising Strategies WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
ADV 250 Studio Production 2 LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
ADV 207 Creative Strategy CHOOSE ONE: COM 102 Visual Storytelling: Fundamentals of Non-Linear LA 108 Composition for the Artist
ADV 230 Rapid Visualization Techniques LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist Editing for Short-Form Video Content
ADV 241 Ideation Techniques LA 108 Composition for the Artist FND 122 Color Fundamentals
CHOOSE ONE:

ADV 244 Art Direction for Advertising LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
GR 104 The Art of Making
CHOOSE ONE: LA 280 Perspective Journalism
GR 102 Design Technology: Digital Publishing Tools WNM 105 Design Technology: Visual Design Tools
LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
GR 150 Introduction to Visual Communication WNM 110 Visual Design Principles
LA 280 Perspective Journalism EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
WNM 105 Design Technology: Visual Design Tools WNM 230 Digital Imaging 1 LA 291 Designing Careers
WNM 205 Motion Graphics 1 WNM 249 Web Design 1
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
WNM 210 Visual Design 1 ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS
LA 291 Designing Careers
LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century
ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century
LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century

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ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 333 Art of the Middle Ages


Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in BFA ADVERTISING DEGREE REQUIREMENTS LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century LA 361 The Artist in the Modern World

Advertising Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century LA 382 Film History 3: Contemporary Cinema
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition LA 383 World Cinema
CHOOSE TWO:
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS for the Artist LA 384 Underrated Cinema
LA/LAN 117 Survey of Landscape Architecture
MAJOR COURSEWORK LA 385 Close-up on Hitchcock
Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education LA/IND 118 History of Industrial Design
CORE 36 UNITS LA 386 Exploring Science Fiction Cinema
requirements: LA 127 Topics in World Art
MAJOR 42 UNITS LA 387 Women Directors in Cinema
3 Written Communication courses LA 128 The Body As Art: History of Tattoo & Body
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS LA 388 Survey of Asian Cinema
4 Art Historical Awareness courses Decoration
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS LA 408 Analog Before Digital: Punk/No Wave Film & Music
1 Historical Awareness course LA 129 History of Automotive Design
TOTAL 132 UNITS LA 420 Art of the Italian Renaissance
1 Quantitative Literacy course LA/GAM 131 History of Gaming
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course LA 421 Northern Renaissance Art
LA 132/ANM 102 History of Animation
1 Employment Communications and Practices course LA 422 Italian Baroque Art
LA 134/ANM 104 History & Technology of Visual Effects &
LA 423 The Golden Age of Dutch Art
Computer Animation
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal LA 432 Art of Spain: From El Greco to Picasso
LA/VIS 137 History of Visual Development
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. LA 433 18th & 19th Century European Art
LA/LAN 177 Pre-Industrial Urban Open Spaces
LA 464 Survey of Dada & Surrealism
LA 182 Genres in Film
PH 101 Photo History and Concepts
LA/ILL 195 History of Comics: American Comics
BFA ADVERTISING CORE COURSES GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
LA/ILL 197 History of Comics: International and Alternative QUANTITATIVE LITERACY
ADV 109 Advertising Methods & Trends
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION Comics
ADV 112 Marketing & Advertising Strategies
CHOOSE ONE:
LA/ARH 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
ADV 207 Creative Strategy CHOOSE ONE:
LA 220 American Art History LA 124 Physics for Artists
ADV 230 Rapid Visualization Techniques LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
ADV 241 Ideation Techniques LA 108 Composition for the Artist
LA 222 20th Century Art LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
ADV 244 Art Direction for Advertising
CHOOSE ONE: LA 224 Women, Art & Society LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
ADV 470 Portfolio for Creatives
LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling LA 226 /IAD 230 Survey of Traditional Interior Architecture LA 254 Human-Centered Design
or ADV 475 Portfolio for Creative Strategists
LA 133 Short Form Writing LA 229/IAD 231 Survey of Contemporary Interior Architecture LA 255 College Math
GR 102 Design Technology: Digital Publishing Tools
LA 236/IAD 232 Survey of Bay Area Architecture LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
GR 150 Introduction to Visual Communication CHOOSE ONE:
LA 242/GR 242 History of Graphic Design LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
WNM 105 Design Technology: Visual Design Tools LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
LA 243/ILL 310 History of American Illustration LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations
WNM 205 Motion Graphics 1 LA 280 Perspective Journalism
LA/FSH 244 History of Fashion LA 293 Precalculus
WNM 210 Visual Design 1
LA/JEM 245 History of Jewelry & Metal Arts LA 296 Applied Physics
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
LA 291 Designing Careers LA/FSH 246 History of Textiles
CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
LA 247 History & Techniques of Printmaking
HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA/FASCU 248 History & Theory of Fine Art Sculpture CHOOSE ONE:

LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 127 Topics in World Art
CHOOSE ONE:
Renaissance LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
LA 171 Western Civilization
LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 238 World Literature
LA 270 U.S. History
LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence
LA/LAN 277 Post Industrial Urban Open Spaces LA 343 Comparative Religion
LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain
LA 278 Seminar in France LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist
LA 278 Seminar in France
LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol
LA 279 Seminar in Italy
LA 359 Urban Sociology LA 281/MPT 255 Film History 1: Pre-1940
LA 282/MPT 256 Film History 2: 1940-1974
LA 283 Examining Film Noir
LA 284 Evolution of the Horror Film
LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
LA 327 Art of the Classical World

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Certificate in Advertising Master of Arts [MA] in Advertising MA ADVERTISING AND BRANDED MEDIA
TECHNOLOGY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
and Branded Media Technology Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
MAJOR CORE (FOLLOW BFA CORE) 36 UNITS Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C in all required 36 units
MAJOR 42 UNITS
MAJOR 33 UNITS
+ BY ADVISEMENT 24 UNITS
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 3 UNITS
+ ELECTIVES 12 UNITS
+ ART HISTORY 6 UNITS TOTAL 36 UNITS

TOTAL 120 UNITS

Minimum 2.0 GPA MA ADVERTISING AND BRANDED MEDIA MA ADVERTISING AND BRANDED MEDIA
Minimum grade of C- in all core courses and major courses TECHNOLOGIES REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES TECHNOLOGIES GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS
ADV 602 Art Direction REQUIREMENTS
ADV 604 Copywriting Techniques GLA Art Historical Awareness and Aesthetic Sensitivity
ADV 605 Digital Graphics course
ADV 606 Campaign
ADV 616 Advanced Advertising Concept Development
or ADV 699 Special Topics: Visual Storytelling
ADV 620 Advanced Art Direction
or ADV 621 Advanced Copywriting Techniques
or ADV 624 Creative Thinking for Advertising
ADV 622 Perspectives in Advertising
ADV 623 Brand Strategy
ADV 625 Interactive Advertising
ADV 630 Digital Motion Graphics
or COM 602 Visual Storytelling: Editing for Short-Form Video Content
+1 Major course

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MFA ADVERTISING GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS


Master of Fine Arts [MFA] in MFA ADVERTISING DEGREE REQUIREMENTS REQUIREMENTS
Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
Advertising Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS & AESTHETIC SENSITIVITY
Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units
MFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS CHOOSE ONE:
MAJOR 27 UNITS GLA 601 The Renaissance Art World & Its Classical Origins
+ DIRECTED STUDY 18 UNITS GLA 602 The Art & Ideology of the 20th Century
+ ELECTIVES* 6 UNITS GLA 607 Art & Ideas of the Enlightenment
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 12 UNITS GLA 609 Renovating Tradition: Art & Ideas of the 19th Century
TOTAL 63 UNITS GLA 903 Graduate Seminar in Europe

*Per director approval CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING

CHOOSE ONE:

GLA 603 Anthropology: Experiencing Culture


MFA ADVERTISING REQUIRED MAJOR MFA ADVERTISING REQUIRED MAJOR GLA 606 Crossing Borders: Art & Culture in a Global Society
COURSES COURSES COPYWRITING GLA 611 Cultural Narratives
ADV 602 Art Direction ADV 602 Art Direction GLA 617 Mythology for the Modern World
ADV 604 Copywriting Techniques ADV 604 Copywriting Techniques GLA 619 Culture & Identity in Modern American Theater
ADV 605 Digital Graphics ADV 606 Campaign GLA 627 Industrial Design in a Globalized World
ADV 606 Campaign ADV 616 Advanced Advertising Concept Development GLA 903 Graduate Seminar in Europe
ADV 616 Advanced Advertising Concept Development ADV 621 Advanced Copywriting Techniques
or ADV 699 Special Topics: Visual Storytelling ADV 622 Perspectives in Advertising PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES & COMMUNICATIONS
ADV 622 Perspectives in Advertising ADV 623 Brand Strategy GLA 676 Professional Practices for Designers & Advertise
ADV 623 Brand Strategy ADV 625 Interactive Advertising
ADV 630 Digital Motion Graphics COM 602 Visual Storytelling: Editing for Short-Form Video
or COM 602 Visual Storytelling: Editing for Short-Form Video Content
Content
ADV 625 Interactive Advertising MFA ADVERTISING REQUIRED MAJOR
COURSES ART DIRECTION
MFA ADVERTISING REQUIRED MAJOR ADV 602 Art Direction
COURSES CREATIVE STRATEGY ADV 604 Copywriting Techniques
ADV 600 Strategic Thinking ADV 606 Campaign
ADV 602 Art Direction ADV 616 Advanced Advertising Concept Development
ADV 604 Copywriting Techniques ADV 620 Advanced Art Direction
ADV 605 Digital Graphics ADV 622 Perspectives in Advertising
or ADV 606 Campaign ADV 623 Brand Strategy
ADV 699 Special Topics: Visual Storytelling ADV 625 Interactive Advertising
ADV 622 Perspectives in Advertising ADV 630 Digital Motion Graphics
ADV 623 Brand Strategy
ADV 624 Creative Thinking for Advertising
COM 602 Visual Storytelling: Editing for Short-Form Video
Content

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UNDERGRADUATE ADV 226 Research Methods for Creative Strategists


This course focuses on the study of culture for creative strategy.
ADV 314 Advanced Creative Strategy
In this advanced course, students will apply divergent and
ADV 355 Guerilla Online & Television
In this course, students will examine the current state of the
COURSES Students will apply the principles and practices of cultural symphonic thinking to their creative strategy design process. emerging guerilla advertising medium and explore how the tactic
anthropology to gather insights about consumers. Students Students will tell meaningful stories based on the combined might fit into a larger advertising campaign.
ADV 109 Advertising Methods & Trends present their results in top line summaries, stories, and insight analysis of multiple points of view. Topics will include: consumer
This course surveys the connection between advertising and videos. insight, case studies, manipulating data and supporting strategy ADV 362 Creative Communications Strategy
society. Students will participate in group brainstorming sessions, with data. In this course, students will analyze the cultural environment as it
empathy exercises and discussions about advertising as the ADV 230 Rapid Visualization Techniques intersects with the target, their behavior and brand interactions.
conversation between people and business. Students will In this ideation course, students will use rapid brainstorming ADV 315 Copy for Radio Students will develop creative strategies focused on utility,
research and present basic concepts to sell an idea based on the and sketching techniques to sharpen their conceptual thinking. In this hands-on class, students learn the techniques needed engagement, and relevance. Using cultural investigation to
style studied. Working from creative briefs, students will build advertising and to write and produce spots for the intimate theater of the mind effectively target consumers will be covered.
design concepts for a variety of brands, products, and services medium: radio. They will learn to utilize storytelling, pacing,
ADV 112 Marketing & Advertising Strategies across print, video, web content, and outdoor media. Generating dialogue construction, and voice actor casting against a ADV 367 Art of Presentation
This course will introduce students to the essentials of basic multiple ideas quickly will be emphasized. background of music and sound effects to create 60-second This course is designed to give students the necessary tools
marketing and advertising strategies with emphasis on gems that captivate their audience. and experience to professionally present ideas, campaigns, and
consumer and industry marketing, research, product planning ADV 236 Digital Photography portfolios to potential employers and clients. A great complement
and development, pricing, and marketing channels. Students This course covers the general principles of photography used ADV 341 Midpoint Portfolio to the midpoint portfolio class, students will develop skills needed
will apply the fundamental concepts of marketing and create a by digital artists, including the basic concepts and terminology This course helps students refine past projects and create a to build a network of industry contacts. Real-life scenarios and
comprehensive corporate marketing plan and proposal. of traditional and digital photography, composition, color theory, cohesive portfolio appropriate for obtaining an internship and role-playing will be emphasized.
lighting methods and equipment. Students learn to compose and demonstrating skill in art direction, copywriting, and strategy.
ADV 150 Studio Production 1 manipulate image captures destined for digital media and print Students will also create a personal logo and identity and an ADV 370 Brand and Branding
This course provides an orientation to the studio production projects. expanded case study tailored to help strengthen weak areas of This course looks at and explores the basics of brand marketing.
environment, workflow and Production Artist software tools. their portfolios. Students will learn to tailor marketing efforts to further the name
Students will create digital presentations for mock agency ADV 241 Ideation Techniques and equity of a specific good or service, differentiate it in a
meetings, re-size prints and online ads, and perform basic Students will study the art of ad creation, focusing on the ADV 342 Campaign Design saturated marketplace, and create a following of loyal customers.
photo retouching. Page layout, digital drawing, PDF document development of compelling concepts. The purposes, possibilities, This class encompasses further intensive investigation of the
manipulation, and online editing tools will also be covered. and practices for creating ads are explored. special problems involved in developing campaignable concepts. ADV 415 Long Copy for Campaigns
Students explore the opportunities and responsibilities present in Designed for copywriters, the course emphasizes the creative
ADV 158 Modern Life in the USA ADV 244 Art Direction for Advertising the creation of a powerful campaign. development and more complex projects that students can use in
This course introduces our student artists to basic Internet After completing this course, students will have a firm grasp of the their portfolios, such as executing of long copy ads.
research skills, interviewing techniques, and visual storytelling. fundamentals of art direction in advertising. Relevant advertising ADV 343 Integrated Advertising 1
Students will practice identifying appropriate sources of history, usage of fonts, page layout, and the responsibilities of an Based on client needs and market realities outlined in
information during research and crafting story-generating
ADV 446 Integrated Advertising 3
art director will be covered. assignments, students use the principles of strategic thinking In this class, students will take their concepts beyond print,
questions for interviews. Incorporating engaging visuals into to develop a full range of sales promotion and merchandising outdoor, and TV executions. Art directors, copywriters, and
storytelling will also be emphasized. materials. The course requires students to think through and
ADV 250 Studio Production 2 account planners will work together to create new ways to
In this course, students will employ the skills learned in ADV develop a complete integrated marketing campaign. entertain and inform. Particular emphasis will be paid to
ADV 207 Creative Strategy 150 to perform the role of Production Artist. Assignments will the intersection of creative media to create powerful new
This course focuses on the role of strategy in modern applied include: size checking, proofing, retouching, recreating logos, ADV 346 Integrated Advertising 2 conversations with consumers.
creativity. Students will develop strategies that support and plotting charts and graphs from spreadsheet data. Emphasis This course introduces students to the rapidly developing world
conversations between businesses and people based on will be placed on effective decision making and communicating of online ad units. The course will focus on developing concepts
observations of culture and the marketplace. Students will convey
ADV 462 Digital Strategy
specifications for offset printing. for and executing rich media in a demo format. Creative briefs, This course focuses on brands and their relationship with a
their ideas in presentations and create strategy tools including storyboards, and Flash demo techniques will be utilized to bring society immersed in emerging technologies. Students will analyze
maps and data visualizations. students ideas to life.
ADV 267 Creative Strategy 2 our cultures digital behaviors to compile a digital persona of
In this course, students will learn how to think and build like a brands target. Based on the results, students will develop
ADV 215 Short Copy for Campaigns a creative strategist. Finding patterns in trends, studying the ADV 348 Entertainment Advertising strategies to engage the consumer and encourage interaction
In this course, students will apply the creative process and their marketplace, creating target profiles, and the role of the strategist Students analyze current trends in popular culture and develop with the brand.
writing skills to create body copy that works with their headlines. in branding will be covered. Final projects will include brand copy and marketing concepts for entertainment media including
Conceptual and strategic thinking will be stressed and emphasis positioning and a creative brief. TV, games, music and movies. Students will conduct research for
will be placed on creating advertising campaigns with headlines, a target audience, and based on their synopsis develop a concept
taglines, body copy, and visuals that work together cohesively. and create trailer scripts, key art and ads.

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ADV 467 Television Commercial Production


In this collaborative course, ADV and MPT students will work in
GRADUATE ADV 621 Advanced Copywriting Techniques
This course applies the graduate students knowledge of
production teams to produce finished television commercials. COURSES copywriting to larger, more complex advertising projects, including
Active collaboration with other majors will be encouraged in all those that encompass traditional as well as non-traditional media.
stages of the production. Topics will include casting, the bidding ADV 600 Strategic Thinking
process, music and sound design, graphics, special effects, and A graduate-level course covering the strategic basis of all ADV 622 Perspectives in Advertising
alternative broadcast media. advertising. This course looks at advertising as a business, as In this course, students will review 21st century advertising history
a creative communication process, as a social phenomenon, with an emphasis on sketching efficiently, selling and styling print
ADV 470 Portfolio for Creatives and as a fundamental ingredient of the free enterprise system. campaigns, and trends that will affect future advertising. Students
In this course, students start preparations for developing a Students develop a creative brief from which core advertising will also study people, agencies, events and campaigns that
killer portfolio, an absolute necessity for securing a job in the concepts are generated. shaped todays industry.
advertising industry. Selections from all previous work will be
analyzed for inclusion. Students will begin tweaking selected work ADV 602 Art Direction ADV 623 Brand Strategy
to bring it to a high level of sophistication. This course focuses on typographic design and layout techniques Graduate students will work with top-level account planners to use
to improve the graduate students ability to communicate intuitive thinking, creativity research and communication skills to
ADV 475 Portfolio for Creative Strategists their advertising concepts clearly, powerfully and with real uncover the hidden insights and truths that motivate consumer-
This course will concentrate on the development of a portfolio that sophistication. Exercises, assignments, and projects are buying behavior.
demonstrates ones identity, how one thinks about the Advertising computer-based, and to be developed in class and under the
business, and the quality of ones work. Students will concentrate supervision of the instructor.
ADV 624 Creative Thinking for Advertising
on developing an overall concept and the materials necessary Uses collaborative brainstorming techniques to perfect the
to bring it to fruition (i.e.: briefs, creative work, screeners, focus ADV 604 Copywriting Techniques creative skills necessary for solving advertising problems.
groups, and research projects). This course focuses on the ability to create well-written, creatively Students learn conceptual thinking from a variety of creative
focused advertising, along with developing copywriting skills. disciplines.
ADV 490 Portfolio Enhancement Assignments are based on creative strategies written by the
Students will further their skill in specific areas as determined graduate student.
ADV 625 Interactive Advertising
by the Department Director. Professional standards for process, This course introduces students to the ever-changing world of
technique, and execution will be emphasized. Outcomes will be ADV 605 Digital Graphics online ads. This course will focus on concept development and
topic specific. Department Director approval is required. Course In this course, students will receive a review of Adobe InDesign, the execution of rich media in a demo format. Students will utilize
fees and prerequisites may vary by topic. Illustrator, and Photoshop as fundamental design programs for briefs, storyboards and motion graphics to bring their ideas to life.
advertising page layout. Stress is placed on maximum utilization
ADV 498 Collaborative Project of each of the programs tools and capabilities.
ADV 626 Brand & Branding
Students meeting set criteria are selected by their department to This course explores the intricacies of brand marketing. Students
work on an interdisciplinary collaborative project. This project will ADV 606 Campaign will tailor marketing efforts to further the name and equity
mirror real life projects and allow for a varied and sophisticated This course develops the graduate students ability to create great of a specific good or service, differentiating it in a saturated
approach to problem solving. concepts that effectively target specific consumers. Art direction marketplace and creating a following of loyal customers.
and copywriting students work with account planning students to
ADV 499 Special Topics develop advertising campaigns from creative briefs.
ADV 630 Digital Motion Graphics
Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are In this course, students will develop the skills needed to be
conducted by specialists. You may contact your academic ADV 616 Advanced Advertising Concept proficient in conceptualizing and executing professional quality
department director or advisor for more information. Please note Development animated and interactive work.
that some Special Topics have a required course fee and course Graduate students continue to focus on the creative approach
prerequisites may vary by topic. in developing campaigns from specific strategies and creative ADV 658 US Pop Culture
briefs. Art directors and copywriters continue to work with account This course introduces our student artists to basic Internet search
ADV 500 Internship in Advertising planners to design conceptual campaigns. skills and turning information from popular websites into effective
Internship is only open to qualified upper-division students, presentations. Course topics introduce important aspects of US
offering an opportunity to work in a field related to Advertising. ADV 620 Advanced Art Direction popular culture, history, and strategies for adjusting to student life
Building on the skills learned, students will focus on the more in San Francisco.
in-depth aspects of art direction. Typographic design, layout
techniques and concept abilities will be used by students to
execute their work creatively and efficiently. Management issues
affecting art directors and their role in emerging interactive
communications will be explored. VIEW the schedule, prerequisites,
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ADV 659 Captivating Storytelling ADV 802 DS Mentorship Forum
This course introduces our student artists to basic Internet In this course, students will meet independently with their Directed
research skills, interviewing techniques, and visual storytelling. Study Mentor and participate in weekly online peer reviews and
Students will practice identifying appropriate sources of discussions. Students will refine their thesis concepts, clearly
information during research and crafting story-generating express intent and set personal goals for work. Instructor critique,
questions for interviews. Incorporating engaging visuals into peer review, and advancing work based on feedback will be
storytelling will also be emphasized. emphasized. Students must submit a DS Mentorship request to
their Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.
ADV 670 Visual Storytelling
In this course, students will study the universal themes of ADV 805 Continued Group Directed Study
traditional storytelling and how they are applied to modern visual Graduate students continuing work on their individual Final
narratives. Students will learn different aspects of successful Projects receive instruction and critiques of their work. In addition
storytelling, the variation of recurrent themes, the impact of to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress, graduate
historical events, and the importance of defining an audience. students discuss approaches to their Final Projects as peers.
Students will create visual narratives with use of images, words,
traditional, and non-traditional storytelling techniques. ADV 850 Final Portfolio
This course is designed to guide students in the development
ADV 695 Collaborative Project of their final portfolio and the development of their identity as an
Students meeting set criteria are selected by their department to active job seeker. Independent projects are conducted to build out
work on an interdisciplinary collaborative project as part of their the students unique portfolio as well as the inclusion of previously
studio requirement. completed projects.

ADV 699 Special Topics ADV 900 Internship


Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are Students will gain practical experience in a professional
taught by experts in a specific area. You may contact your environment by performing under supervised internship at a host
academic department director or advisor for more information. company. Students must submit the companys job description to
Please note that some Special Topics have a required course fee, their Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.
prerequisites, and/or may require Department Director approval.

ADV 800 Directed Study


Directed study is the primary concentration of a Masters degree
candidates work toward the completion of a Final Portfolio
and/or Thesis Project. With the approval of the Department
Director, students may take any university coursework to develop
specific conceptual and technical skills that will enable them
to further develop their Final Portfolio and/or successfully bring
a Final Thesis Project to completion. Please note that some
Directed Study courses have a required course fee and course
prerequisites may vary by topic.

ADV 801 Group Directed Study


Graduate students working on their individual Final Portfolio and/
or Thesis Project receive instruction and critiques of their work. In
addition to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress,
graduate students discuss approaches to their Final Portfolio
and/or Thesis Project as peers. Please note that some Group
Directed Study courses have a required course fee and course
prerequisites may vary by topic.

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ANIMATION
& VISUAL
EFFECTS

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Move from Pencil and Mouse


to a Career in Animation
Animation involves equal parts technical
knowledge, drawing skills and imagination.

At the Academy, you can specialize in


following areas of animation: traditional,
3D animation, 3D modeling, storyboarding,
and Visual Effects (VFX). In the In
traditional, youll focus on both digital
and classical drawing fundamentals of
animation; In 3D animation, youll become
proficient in movement and performance
in a 3D medium; In 3D modeling, youll
become highly skilled at creating three
dimensional representations of objects;
In Storyboarding, youlltake ideasand
translate them into a cinematic image; In
Visual Effects, youll make digital images
come to life in both live action and 3D.

Your instructors will be professional


animators who will make sure you graduate
with the versatility to move between pencil
and mouse. And with that foundation, youll
move from portfolio to career.

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WHAT WE OFFER CAREER PATHS


Post-Production Computer Graphics Entertainment:
Visual Effects (VFX) Post Production VFX
Cutting-Edge Curriculum: Our curriculum runs neck and neck
with industry standards. Students learn the latest technology
Visual Dev., Character Designer, Animation or Art VFX Supervisor
and participate in collaborative projects between the 2D and 3D Director, Story Board Artist, Head of Story or Layout VFX Supervisor
curriculum.
Lead Animator, T.D. (lead), Lead Rigging or VSFX,
Lead Animator, Lead Layout, Lead Modeler, Digital Production Supervisor (DPS) Digital Production Supervisor (DPS)
Industry Relationships: The Academy of Art University is located Lead Lighting
in the San Francisco Bay Area, one of the capitals of the animation
industry. We offer the most exciting industry experiences youll find Animator, Rigger, Layout, Lighting, Modeler CG Supervisor/Animation Director CG Supervisor/Animation Director
at any school. In many classes, students go on field trips or virtual
tours of well-known animation studios. Rotoscope, Assistant Animator, Production
Assistant Animator VSFX, Modeler, Character Department Lead Department Lead
Designer, T.D., Story Artist
Professional Faculty: Our faculty boasts Academy Award, Clio,
Assistant Animator, Assistant Modeler,
VES, BAFTA, and Cannes winners and nominees, among other Assistant T.D., Story board revision, In-betweener Sequence Lead Sequence Lead
major industry recognition. The high-profile faculty help provide Production Assistant

deeply important creative and placement ties to the current Digital Artist Digital Artist
industry.

Guest Lectures: Every semester, top talent in the animation


industry give guest lectures and portfolio reviews for our students.
Visual Effects (VFX) 3D Modeling 3D Animation
Industry Events: The School of Animation & Visual Effects
participates fully in all major industry events, including SIGGRAPH,
WonderCon, Comic-Con, and the Game Developers Conference. Director Lead Character Modeler Director
The University operates display booths, throws exclusive industry
parties, and gives students numerous opportunities to take
VFX Supervisor Character Modeler Animation Supervisor
advantage of these events.

Fall Animation Festival: Held every year, the schools Fall CG Supervisor Environment/Prop Modeler Lead Animator
Animation Festival features industry guest speakers and judges.
Technical Director (Compositor,
Texture Artist Senior Character Animator
Matchmover, Matter Painter)

Rotoscoper Character Animator

Lighting & Rendering Creature TD (Setup & Rigging); Mocap/Cleanup

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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in BFA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS DEGREE
REQUIREMENTS
Animation & Visual Effects
Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition
Associate of Arts [AA] in AA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS DEGREE
MAJOR COURSEWORK for the Artist
REQUIREMENTS
Animation & Visual Effects CORE 36 UNITS
Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education
Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and MAJOR 42 UNITS
requirements:
AA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition + ELECTIVES 9 UNITS
3 Written Communication courses
MAJOR COURSEWORK for the Artist + LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS
4 Art Historical Awareness courses
CORE 33 UNITS TOTAL 132 UNITS
Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education 1 Historical Awareness course
MAJOR 15 UNITS
requirements: 1 Quantitative Literacy course
+ LIBERAL ARTS 18 UNITS
2 Written Communication courses 1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course
TOTAL 66 UNITS 2 Art Historical Awareness courses 1 Employment Communications and Practices course
1 Employment Communications & Practices course
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.

BFA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS CORE GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS


AA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS CORE GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS COURSES
ANM 101 Introduction to Computer Graphics for WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
COURSES
ANM 101 Introduction to Computer Graphics for WRITTEN COMMUNICATION Animation CHOOSE ONE:

Animation ANM 105 Computer Animation Production LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
CHOOSE ONE:
ANM 105 Computer Animation Production ANM 180 Introduction to Animation Principles & LA 108 Composition for the Artist
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
ANM 180 Introduction to Animation Principles & Techniques
LA 108 Composition for the Artist CHOOSE ONE:
Techniques ANM 203 Preproduction Principles
LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling
ANM 203 Preproduction Principles
CHOOSE ONE: or ANM 207 Storyboarding Principles
LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 133 Short Form Writing
or ANM 207 Storyboarding Principles ANM 205 Careers in Animation & VFX
LA 280 Perspective Journalism ANM 405 Senior Portfolio for Animation & VFX CHOOSE ONE:
ANM 205 Careers in Animation & VFX
FA 213 Introduction to Anatomy FA 213 Introduction to Anatomy LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
or FASCU 270 Ecorche or FASCU 270 Ecorche LA 280 Perspective Journalism
LA 291 Designing Careers
or ANM 341 Visual Effects 2 - Intermediate Digital or ANM 341 Visual Effects 2 - Intermediate Digital
Compositing EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
Compositing ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS
FND 110 Analysis of Form LA 291 Designing Careers
FND 110 Analysis of Form LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century
or FND 113 Sketching for Communication LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century or FND 113 Sketching for Communication
HISTORICAL AWARENESS
FND 112 Figure Drawing FND 112 Figure Drawing

or ADV 236 Digital Photography or ADV 236 Digital Photography CHOOSE ONE:

FND 116 Perspective LA 171 Western Civilization


FND 116 Perspective
or ANM 206 Producing for Animation & Visual Effects 1 LA 270 U.S. History
or ANM 206 Producing for Animation & Visual Effects 1
FND 122 Color Fundamentals LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence
FND 122 Color Fundamentals
or ANM 109 Editing for Animation & VFX LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain
or ANM 109 Editing for Animation & VFX
ILL 120 Clothed Figure Drawing 1 LA 278 Seminar in France
ILL 120 Clothed Figure Drawing 1
or ANM 241 Visual Effects 1 - Principles of Compositing LA 279 Seminar in Italy
or ANM 241 Visual Effects 1 - Principles of Compositing
LA 359 Urban Sociology

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ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 333 Art of the Middle Ages


LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century LA 361 The Artist in the Modern World Certificate in Animation & Visual
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century LA 382 Film History 3: Contemporary Cinema
Effects
LA 383 World Cinema
CHOOSE TWO:
LA 384 Underrated Cinema CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
LA/LAN 117 Survey of Landscape Architecture
LA 385 Close-up on Hitchcock MAJOR CORE (FOLLOW BFA CORE) 36 UNITS
LA/IND 118 History of Industrial Design
LA 386 Exploring Science Fiction Cinema MAJOR 42 UNITS
LA 127 Topics in World Art
LA 387 Women Directors in Cinema + BY ADVISEMENT 24 UNITS
LA 128 The Body As Art: History of Tattoo & Body
LA 388 Survey of Asian Cinema + ELECTIVES 12 UNITS
Decoration
LA 408 Analog Before Digital: Punk/No Wave Film & Music + ART HISTORY 6 UNITS
LA 129 History of Automotive Design
LA 420 Art of the Italian Renaissance TOTAL 120 UNITS
LA/GAM 131 History of Gaming
LA 421 Northern Renaissance Art
LA 132/ANM 102 History of Animation
LA 422 Italian Baroque Art Minimum 2.0 GPA
LA 134/ANM 104 History & Technology of Visual Effects &
LA 423 The Golden Age of Dutch Art Minimum grade of C- in all core courses and major courses
Computer Animation
LA 432 Art of Spain: From El Greco to Picasso
LA/VIS 137 History of Visual Development
LA 433 18th & 19th Century European Art
LA/LAN 177 Pre-Industrial Urban Open Spaces
LA 464 Survey of Dada & Surrealism
LA 182 Genres in Film
PH 101 Photo History and Concepts
LA/ILL 195 History of Comics: American Comics
LA/ILL 197 History of Comics: International and Alternative QUANTITATIVE LITERACY
Comics
CHOOSE ONE:
LA/ARH 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
LA 220 American Art History LA 124 Physics for Artists

LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles

LA 222 20th Century Art LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming

LA 224 Women, Art & Society LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology

LA 226 /IAD 230 Survey of Traditional Interior Architecture LA 254 Human-Centered Design

LA 229/IAD 231 Survey of Contemporary Interior Architecture LA 255 College Math

LA 236/IAD 232 Survey of Bay Area Architecture LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry

LA 242/GR 242 History of Graphic Design LA 286 Discrete Mathematics

LA 243/ILL 310 History of American Illustration LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations

LA/FSH 244 History of Fashion LA 293 Precalculus

LA/JEM 245 History of Jewelry & Metal Arts LA 296 Applied Physics

LA/FSH 246 History of Textiles


CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
LA 247 History & Techniques of Printmaking
LA/FASCU 248 History & Theory of Fine Art Sculpture CHOOSE ONE:

LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 127 Topics in World Art
Renaissance LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 238 World Literature
LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA/LAN 277 Post Industrial Urban Open Spaces LA 343 Comparative Religion
LA 278 Seminar in France LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist
LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol
LA 281/MPT 255 Film History 1: Pre-1940
LA 282/MPT 256 Film History 2: 1940-1974
LA 283 Examining Film Noir
LA 284 Evolution of the Horror Film
LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
LA 327 Art of the Classical World

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Master of Arts [MA] in Animation MA ANIMATION (2D ANIMATION & Master of Arts [MA] in Animation MA ANIMATION (3D ANIMATION EMPHASIS)
STOP MOTION EMPHASIS) DEGREE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
(2D Animation & Stop Motion REQUIREMENTS (3D Animation emphasis) Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
emphasis) Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA Minimum grade of C in all required 36 units
MAJOR 30 UNITS
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C in all required 36 units
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 6 UNITS
MAJOR 30 UNITS
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 6 UNITS TOTAL 36 UNITS

TOTAL 36 UNITS

MA ANIMATION (3D ANIMATION EMPHASIS) MA ANIMATION (3D ANIMATION EMPHASIS)


MA ANIMATION (2D ANIMATION & STOP MA ANIMATION (2D ANIMATION & STOP REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS
MOTION EMPHASIS) REQUIRED MAJOR MOTION EMPHASIS) GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS ANM 609 Gesture & Quick Sketch for Animators GLA 621 History & Techniques of Character Animation
COURSES REQUIREMENTS ANM 610 Figurative Concepts GLA 670 Professional Practices for Animation & VFX
ANM 605 Layout Design for Animators GLA 621 History & Techniques of Character Animation ANM 620 Advanced Character Animation
ANM 610 Figurative Concepts GLA 636 Acting for Animators ANM 623 3D Modeling & Animation 1 (Maya)
ANM 612 Traditional Animation Principles & Pipelines ANM 652 Introduction to Rigging
ANM 614 Color and Design Application for Animation ANM 685 Storyboarding
ANM 633 Drawing and Design for Animation ANM 686 3D Character Animation 1
ANM 648 Digital Animation for Production ANM 687 3D Character Animation 2
ANM 671 Stop Motion Puppet Animation ANM 699 Special Topics: Advanced Graduate Animation
or ANM 691 Advanced Storyboarding Studio
or VIS 611 The Visual Elements of Story or ANM 676 3D Animation Physics and Mechanics
ANM 685 Storyboarding or ANM 629 Fundamentals of Texture and Lighting
ANM 688 Traditional Animation ANM 699 Special Topics: Principles of Computer Animation
ANM 692 Traditional Animation 2 or ANM 633 Drawing and Design for Animation

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Master of Arts [MA] in Animation MA ANIMATION (3D MODELING EMPHASIS) Master of Arts [MA] in Animation MA ANIMATION (VISUAL EFFECTS EMPHASIS)
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
(3D Modeling emphasis) Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
(Visual Effects emphasis) Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C in all required 36 units
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C in all required 36 units
MAJOR 30 UNITS MAJOR 30 UNITS
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 6 UNITS + GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 6 UNITS

TOTAL 36 UNITS TOTAL 36 UNITS

MA ANIMATION (3D MODELING EMPHASIS) MA ANIMATION (3D MODELING EMPHASIS) MA ANIMATION (VISUAL EFFECTS EMPHASIS) MA ANIMATION (VISUAL EFFECTS EMPHASIS)
REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS
ANM 623 3D Modeling & Animation 1 (Maya) GLA 621 History & Techniques of Character Animation ANM 604 VFX: Cinematography GLA 622 History & Techniques of VFX
ANM 629 Fundamentals of Texturing & Lighting GLA 670 Professional Practices for Animation & VFX ANM 615 Modeling & Animation for VFX GLA 670 Professional Practices for Animation & VFX
ANM 632 Hard Surface Modeling 1 ANM 629 Fundamentals of Texturing & Lighting
ANM 636 Organic Modeling 1 ANM 630 Node-Based Compositing 1
ANM 639 3D Texture Painting ANM 640 Advanced Texturing & Lighting
or ANM 654 Modeling Studio ANM 642 Production Compositing Principles
ANM 656 Organic Modeling 2 ANM 650 Matchmoving
ANM 682 Hard Surface Modeling 2 or ANM 639 3D Texture Painting
FA 622 Anatomy for Artist or ANM 631 Matte Painting
FASCU 620 Figure Modeling or ANM 643 Dynamics 1 Particles
FASCU 632 Ecorche: Sculpting the Figure from the Inside Out ANM 655 Scripting
or ANM 695 Collaborative: Studio X: CG Lighting & Texturing
ANM 695 Collaborative: Studio X: VFX Compositing
ANM 699 Special Topics: VFX Pipeline for Technical Directors

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MFA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS REQUIRED MFA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS
Master of Fine Arts [MFA] in MFA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS DEGREE MAJOR COURSES VISUAL EFFECTS GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS
REQUIREMENTS
Animation & Visual Effects Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
ANM 604 VFX: Cinematography
ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS & AESTHETIC SENSITIVITY
ANM 615 Modeling & Animation for VFX
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA GLA 621 History & Techniques of Character Animation
ANM 629 Fundamentals of Texture & Lighting
Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units or GLA 622 History & Techniques of VFX
MFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS ANM 630 Node-Based Compositing 1
MAJOR 27 UNITS or ANM 655 Scripting
CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
+ DIRECTED STUDY 18 UNITS ANM 640 Advanced Texturing & Lighting
GLA 617 Mythology for the Modern World
+ ELECTIVES* 6 UNITS or ANM 650 Matchmoving
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 12 UNITS or ANM 631 Matte Painting PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES & COMMUNICATIONS
TOTAL 63 UNITS or ANM 644 VFX Pipeline for Technical Direction GLA 670 Professional Practices for Animation & VFX
ANM 642 Production Compositing Principles
*Per director approval ANM 650 Matchmoving MAJOR DESIGNATED GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS
or ANM 651 Rotoscoping GLA 636 Acting for Animators
or ANM 643 Dynamics 1 - Particles
MFA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS REQUIRED MFA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS ANM 670 Preproduction
MAJOR COURSES 2D ANIMATION & STOP REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES 3D MODELING MPT 625 Editing Concepts
MOTION ANM 623 3D Modeling & Animation 1 (Maya)
ANM 605 Layout Design for Animators ANM 629 Fundamentals of Texture & Lighting
MFA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS REQUIRED
ANM 610 Figurative Concepts ANM 632 Hard Surface Modeling 1
BY FOCUS VISUAL EFFECTS
ANM 612 Traditional Animation Principles & Pipelines ANM 636 Organic Modeling
ANM 633 Drawing and Design for Animation ANM 670 Preproduction CHOOSE A FOCUS:

ANM 634 Traditional Animation 3 (Character Development) FA 622 Anatomy for Artists
COMPOSITORS:
or ANM 620 Advanced Character Animation FA 626 Chiaroscuro
ANM 630 Node-Based Compositing 1
ANM 670 Preproduction FASCU 620 Figure Modeling
ANM 650 Matchmoving
ANM 685 Storyboarding FASCU 632 Ecorche: Sculpting the Figure from the Inside Out
ANM 651 Rotoscoping
ANM 688 Traditional Animation
ANM 692 Traditional Animation 2 MFA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS
LIGHTERS:
REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES
ANM 630 Node-Based Compositing 1
STORYBOARDING
ANM 640 Advanced Texturing & Lighting
MFA ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS REQUIRED ANM 610 Figurative Concepts
ANM 650 Matchmoving
MAJOR COURSES 3D ANIMATION ANM 614 Color and Design Application for Animation
ANM 609 Gesture & Quick Sketch for Animators ANM 633 Drawing and Design for Animation TEXTURE/MATTE PAINTERS:
or ANM 610 Figurative Concepts ANM 670 Preproduction ANM 630 Node-Based Compositing 1
ANM 623 3D Modeling & Animation 1 (Maya) ANM 685 Storyboarding ANM 631 Matte Painting
ANM 670 Preproduction ANM 689 Story Development ANM 650 Matchmoving
ANM 683 Storyboarding for Thesis ANM 691 Advanced Storyboarding
or ANM 685 Storyboarding FA 626 Chiaroscuro EFFECTS TDS (EFFECTS TECHNICAL ARTISTS):
ANM 686 3D Character Animation 1 or ANM 690 Camera Layout for Story ANM 643 Dynamics 1 - Particles
ANM 687 3D Character Animation 2 ILL 625 Perspective for Illustrators ANM 644 VFX Pipeline for Technical Direction
ANM 688 Traditional Animation ANM 655 Scripting
ANM 699 Special Topics: Visual Effects for Animation
or ANM 629 Fundamentals of Texturing & Lighting
ILL 625 Perspective for Illustrators

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UNDERGRADUATE ANM 180 Introduction to Animation Principles & ANM 206 Producing for Animation & Visual Effects 1
In this course, the business of pre-production management in fea-
ANM 241 Visual Effects 1 - Principles of Compositing
Students are exposed to the primary concepts needed for suc-
Techniques
COURSES This survey course provides the foundation for all future animation ture animation, game and post-production visual effects entertain- cessful compositing. The course will cover basic compositing
studies by introducing students to principles of animation through ment project workflows will be introduced. Students will be trained techniques such as greenscreen extractions, splines, merging
ANM 101 Introduction to Computer Graphics for the art of experimental and stop motion animation. Students will in the professional practices entailed in the start-to-finish cultiva- layers, and color correction. Students will learn how compositing
Animation gain hands-on experience with techniques including the media tion and delivery of entertainment projects. Students will receive fits in to the animation and visual effects pipeline.
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic con- of clay, paper cutouts, found objects, pixilation, and stop motion hands-on training by selecting and producing several commercial
cepts and terminology of computer graphics as it is used in film, puppets. projects during the semester. ANM 242 Procedural Effects: Houdini 1
visual effects, games, and animation. Students will have a better This course grounds students in the key techniques of CG effects
understanding of the different disciplines that collectively make up ANM 182 Mixed Media Animation ANM 207 Storyboarding Principles animated used to generate dynamic simulations of real world phe-
computer graphics production. In this course students will work collaboratively to create an ani- This course introduces students to the fundamentals of story- nomena for film effects, providing students with a solid foundation
mated project for a specific client. Students will develop concepts, boarding. Topics covered include story arc, camera language, for further study in the field.
ANM 102 History of Animation pitch ideas, and produce animation using a mixture of media, in- stages in storyboarding and pre-production packets. Students
This course examines aesthetic and technical evolutions in ani- cluding stop-motion, traditional and digital animation techniques. will read short scripts and sketch a sequence of images to give a ANM 243 Rotoscoping
mation in historical context. Students will identify and analyze the better idea of how the scene will play out. This course offers a full overview of post visual-effects procedures
work of the creative visionaries, fine artists, and technical pioneers ANM 190 Traditional Animation 1 for television and film production, including such topics as wire
behind classic animated characters such as Bugs Bunny to con- This course provides the foundation for all of the other undergrad- ANM 220 Fundamentals of 3D Animation removal and image rotoscoping. Emphasis is placed on the use
temporary animated feature films and beyond. uate 2D animation courses. Students will use industry standard Students in this 3D animation course will build a solid set of of film background plates and the ability of the student to break
software to explore the principles of animation while reproducing foundational skills based on the twelve principles of animation. down effects shots effectively.
ANM 104 History and Technology of VFX and rudimentary animation exercises as demonstrated by the instruc- In-class exercises will include graph editor drills, best practices
tor. from planning to polish, and carefully guided demonstrations. This ANM 246 Digital Painting for VFX Artists
Computer Animation course will be useful for students wishing to enhance their knowl-
This class will analyze the history of special effects techniques This course focuses on bridging traditional art skills with digital art
edge of the basic physics and mechanics of animation. media. Students will learn theory, visualizing, sketching, and paint-
and apply that knowledge to contemporary visual effects and ANM 202 3D Modeling and Animation 1 (Maya)
animation. Starting with in-camera techniques, topics from tradi- This course covers the basic concepts of 3D modeling and ing as a foundation for VFX work. This course will address the vital
tional stop motion, motion control, matte paintings, models and animation. The fundamentals of computer geometry are taught ANM 221 3D Character Animation 1 need for VFX students to develop a strong artistic and aesthetic
miniatures, to modern computer-generated visual effects and ani- by looking at the basic elements that make computer models. This course builds upon information introduced in 3D Modeling eye to complement their technical skills.
mation, compositing and production methodology will be covered. Modeling, animation, lighting, texture mapping and rendering are and Animation 2. Students focus on conceptualizing, storyboard-
introduced in a production setting. Students will work on several ing and executing a high quality animation project. ANM 251 Fundamentals of Texturing & Lighting
ANM 105 Computer Animation Production hands-on animation projects. This course grounds students in the artistic and technical funda-
In this course, students will learn the entire production pipeline ANM 222 Introduction to Rigging mentals of texturing and lighting, providing a solid foundation for
from story idea and development to recording animations to ANM 203 Preproduction Principles The purpose of the course is to offer a foundation in the concepts further study in the field.
tape. The language, processes and equipment of digital anima- This course will provide students with an introduction to profes- of character design and 3D character set-up for the animator. This
tion and its production environment are discussed. The focus of sional preproduction with an emphasis on idea generation, con- foundation offers methodology and strategies for designing and ANM 253 Lighting for VFX
this course is on titling, image processing, compositing and 3D cept design, visual development, and storyboarding. The latest creating readily revisable characters for maximum flexibility in a This course is designed to give students the tools they need to
animation. techniques of preproduction as used in animation and VFX will be 3D environment. understand the role of the Director of Photography during visual
introduced to students. effects filming. Students will learn the basics of lighting and video-
ANM 108 Cinematics for Animation & VFX ANM 223 3D Workflow of Animation taping for the bluescreen. The course also deals with the differ-
Cinematics focuses on the language and techniques of filmmak- ANM 204 3D Modeling & Animation for VFX This course is a continuation of 3D fundamentals of animation. ences and similarities of live acting lighting and CG lighting.
ing particularly how it relates to Animation and VFX. We will cover This course will focus on good workflow, working clean, being ef-
(Maya)
such areas as story, shooting, editing as well as how to critically ficient, posing, making shots visually appealing, and good scene ANM 254 Dynamics 1: Particles
This course covers the basic concepts of 3D modeling and
analyze film content as an education tool. Students will board, hygiene. Students will spend more time on planning their shots so This course focuses on 3D effects animation. Projects will consist
animation as it pertains to VFX. Fluids, nParticles, nCloth, hair,
shoot, and edit a film as well as analyze examples of film produc- that their ideas are clear to the audience and the viewer. of creating effects such as snow, rain, wind, and fire, which will be
fur, and soft/ rigid bodies are introduced in a production setting
tion to understand why choices in filmmaking are made. toward the goal of developing a portfolio project. composited in a live action plate. Students will begin to learn how
ANM 236 Producing for Animation & Visual Effects 2 to control the look of the work and integrate it into a visual effects
ANM 109 Editing for Animation & VFX This course will provide mentorship for student producers that shot.
ANM 205 Careers in Animation & VFX
This course introduces editing theory and practice through the have active animation / visual effects projects. Each week, the
Students have an opportunity to step back and survey the body of
editing of an animated film on a technical level while making producers will present the current status of their projects and ANM 255 Scripting
their work. The student and faculty analyze and identify strengths,
informed editing decisions. Students will learn to competently edit review the milestones and risks with their peers. Targeted work- This course gives students a solid foundation in scripting and
weaknesses and interests to set a course towards a clear and
digital video and audio files using Final Cut Pro and prepare the shops will be given to enhance the skill set which includes running basic programming skills using Mel and Python. The course
committed emphasis. This class is the first step in portfolio devel-
results for DVD and web delivery. effective dailies, strengthening communication skills, and project expands the skills of visual effects artists who aim to pursue a
opment to meet current standards in the industry.
management. career in technical direction, VFX look development, and effects
animation.
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ANM 260 Traditional Animation 2 ANM 313 Organic Modeling 1 ANM 326 Motion Capture ANM 353 Advanced Texturing & Lighting
In this course, students recall the principles of animation and This class covers the entire process of modeling a multi-patch, This course introduces the theory and practice of animating 3D This course offers further exploration of the texturing and lighting
apply them specifically to character animation. Students expand polygon, and subdivision character with Maya. The class will characters with motion capture. Industry specific software and its process using advanced techniques. Topics include subsurface
their drawn animation skills with a particular focus on volume and focus on the construction of the detail surfaces, and construction application in the production pipeline will be discussed in detail. scattering, image based lighting, render passes, and texture
form. Expanding students digital tool repertoire and developing of good topology for character rigging using a variety of tools in Students will capture their own motions for individual animation hierarchy construction. Our class project will focus on texturing
professional studio practices and procedures is also tackled. Maya. projects and then apply these techniques to increasingly complex and lighting a human character, and integrating them into feature
group animation projects. scene lighting.
ANM 270 Storyboarding 1: Camera Language & ANM 316 Environment Creation
Animatics In this course, students focus on the development of original ANM 336 Producing for Animation & Visual Effects 3 ANM 354 Dynamics 2: Fluid Simulation
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of profes- environments for use as portfolio pieces. Composition, matte This course is designed around the creative/ entrepreneurial pro- In this class, students will explore, render, and light realistic water
sional storyboarding. Topics covered include story development, painting, rendering, plant creation, and environment animation are ducer. Students will learn to create a development and business and fluid simulations using Real Flow 4 software. Students will
camera language, stages in storyboarding, preproduction pack- introduced in a production setting. plan for an original film. Fundraising strategies, creating an LLC, determine when to use Real Flow vs. Maya Fluids. Intense render-
ets, and pitching. The basics of compiling and editing animatics and building a studio will also be covered. ing problems caused by complex lighting schemes and machine
and story reels are also be addressed. ANM 317 Introduction to 3D Printing limitations will allow students to analyze and improve their skills.
This course will cover the fundamentals of 3D printing. Students ANM 341 Visual Effects 2 - Intermediate Digital
ANM 277 Motion Quick Sketching will learn how to design and prepare their models for the printing Compositing ANM 355 Advanced Scripting
This course introduces students to artist note taking techniques process. They will be taken through the 3D printing process, in- Students are exposed to intermediate concepts needed for suc- This course gives students a solid foundation in advanced pro-
commonly used by animators, story artists and game developers volving understanding of materials and support structure, as well cessful compositing. Class projects include bluescreen removal, gramming skills while learning the Python scripting language. The
when communicating ideas in the work place. It is the standard as how to clean and finish their printed models. traveling mattes, image correction and an introduction to the course is intended for students interested in pursuing a career
professional nomenclature used to develop ideas in the work production pipeline used in professional film and TV work. in technical direction, one which requires them to combine their
place. ANM 321 3D Character Animation 2 artistic talents with their technical abilities.
The primary focus of this class will be on animation principles ANM 342 VFX 3: Node-Based Compositing 1
ANM 285 Puppet Making for Stop Motion such as timing, spacing, force, dynamic posing, weight, arcs and This advanced course covers skills needed to become a pro- ANM 356 Cloth Simulation
Students learn the basic elements of construction and mold mak- technique. Students will visually understand the main principles of fessional compositor. Students will focus on paying attention This course introduces students to cloth animation and simula-
ing to produce puppets for stop motion animation. Each student character animation through hands-on exercises. to detail, eye improvement, troubleshooting skills, efficiency of tion and provides a background on how it is used in the industry
will use their creativity, self-expression, drawing and sculpting workflow, and maintaining the highest standards in image quality. today. Students will begin the course by understanding how cloth
abilities. Students will design a character on paper and create it ANM 322 Advanced Rigging Advanced keying techniques, float color space, tracking, and solvers work by building their own solver using Mayas Softbody
using a variety of techniques. This course provides a further exploration into the specialized tricks of the trade are also covered. dynamics. Mayas cloth solver will then be introduced and
art and mechanical science of rigging using multiple types of 3D practiced in two exercises. For the final project, the Syflex cloth
objects for animation, using the most up to date techniques and simulator will be introduced and students will learn to tailor their
ANM 287 Stop Motion Set Design & Fabrication ANM 344 Fluids: Houdini 2 own garments and simulate them over an animation.
This course provides a practical overview of basic design, fabrica- styles. Students will solve complex, real-life issues dealing with the This course teaches Houdinis fluid dynamics capabilities, with
tion, and surface techniques and processes necessary to create controls and deformation of characters and mechanical devices. a concentration in liquid visual effects. The course teaches the
simple stop motion sets and props. Emphasis will be placed on Students will also learn problem-solving skills to overcome limita- fundamentals of using computational fluid dynamics and in learn- ANM 357 3D Texture Painting
basic presentation of design fundamentals, construction, craft, tions of software and computers. ing common fluid dynamics terminology. The course provides an Using state of the art software, students will learn the art of paint-
and scenic skills as they directly pertain to animation. understanding of how to simulate, light, shade and render fluids in ing detailed textures directly onto 3D geometry. Students will cre-
ANM 324 Lip Sync & Facial Performances Houdini. ate projects that include normal and displacement maps, painting
This is an advanced character animation course focusing on cre- over seams, and projection painting. Students will work with paint
ANM 303 Previsualization & Animatics surfaces and layers and render a variety of photoreal objects.
Previsualization (or animatics) is an important part of prepro- ating strong facial performances. Students will learn how emotions ANM 345 Matte Painting
duction, and layout is an important step in designing every shot. and thought processes are expressed in the face and eyes as This course focuses on generating digital matte paintings for visu-
This course offers a new opportunity for artists with interests in well as the importance of subtlety in performances. Students will al effects shots. Image projection, and basic modeling techniques ANM 362 Traditional Animation 3
animation, modeling, cinematography and editing to put their wide use the mechanics of lip-sync and apply them to their character and how they apply to environment creation will be covered. In this course, students will apply observation of the physical
range of skills to use in production. animations. Advanced shot layout, layer integration, lighting, perspective, and world to inform development of character personality, actions and
depth perception will be covered. reactions within their animation. This is accomplished through ani-
ANM 325 3D Realistic Animation mation of a set of scenario exercises that are created and animat-
ANM 312 Hard Surface Modeling 1 ed in the class. Lip-synced dialogue is included in the exercises.
In this course, students will explore the different types of geometry In this course students will create animations that mimic real an- ANM 352 Matchmoving
in Maya (polygon, nurbs, and subdivision) with an emphasis on imal locomotion. Realistic creature models and animal reference This course will present a comprehensive overview of 3D camera
polygonal and subdivision surfaces. Basic and advanced tools will be analyzed to understand movement and muscles. Students tracking on live action. Students will learn how to prepare for a ANM 370 Storyboarding 2: Drawing for Cartoons
that enhance the modeling experience in Maya will be reviewed. will apply research and physics to block and animate a quadru- matchmove in a live action set, through measurements of the In this course, students will create storyboards for the fast-paced
Production methodology will be highlighted. ped. Final animations will combine a walk cycle with live action environment, camera information, and applying tracking markers. cartoon production environment of an animated series. Students
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ANM 372 Storyboarding 3: Drawing for Feature Film ANM 413 Organic Modeling 2 ANM 451 Renderman ANM 498 Collaborative Project
In this course students will learn a comprehensive skill set to In this course, students will learn the new modeling and painting This is an advanced rendering course that draws upon cinema- Students meeting set criteria are selected by their department to
storyboard for feature film. Both animated and live action feature program Zbrush while applying advanced sculpting techniques. tography, lighting, and production design. Advanced concepts work on an interdisciplinary collaborative project.
styles are explored. Emphasis is on drawing, writing, comedy, in render programming and production design as well as the
staging, action and pitching. ANM 414 Head Sculpting & Facial Expression specific look for computer animation feature production will be ANM 499 Special Topics
This is an advanced studio course designed for 3D modeling explored. Students will be asked to achieve complete photoreal- Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are
ANM 375 Maquette Sculpting majors. Topics covered in this course are how to properly model ism and proceed to stylized rendering. taught by experts in a specific area. You may contact your aca-
This course will introduce students to the concepts and philoso- a head with clean topology, the creation of facial, building a facial demic department director or advisor for more information. Please
phies necessary to work as a functioning member of a character rig to incorporate these elements, and a basic understanding of ANM 461 Maya for Traditional Animators note that some Special Topics have a required course fee and
development team at work on a feature film, television show, how to create believable facial animation. This course is an introduction to the world of computer character course prerequisites may vary by topic.
television commercial, or in games. The latest techniques, mate- animation. Students will be shown how to animate with Maya,
rials, and professional tips will be discussed or demonstrated to ANM 415 Modeling Studio while focusing on their particular traditional 2D skills. Aesthetic ANM 500 Internship in Animation
students catered to their specific projects. Topics covered in this class are data translation, shading ren- and technical differences between 3D and 2D animation will be Internship is only open to qualified upper-division students,
dering and texturing, cloth and hair. Students pursue advanced discussed, along with workflow, acting, lip sync, phrasing and offering an opportunity to work in a field related to Animation and
ANM 377 2D Production and Layout 1 projects and work toward creating fully rendered portfolio quality timing. Visual Effects.
This course provides an entry-level understanding of digital ani- images.
mation scene layout and production for studio, independent, and ANM 462 Character Animation Studio
freelance production workflows using industry standard software. ANM 419 Organic Modeling 3 In this advanced concepts course, students will hone their anima-
This class will focus on posing models and sculpting them with tion skills, especially those that are essential to portray emotion
ANM 380 Stop Motion Animation 1 accurate balance, weight, and anatomy. As the needs of the and characters thought processes. Effective lip sync practices
Students will animate a number of classic animation exercises production industry continue to evolve and require more of the will also be covered.
using a stop motion puppet. In this process they will deepen their emerging artist, it is necessary to understand the mechanics of
understanding of character expression and pantomime and the motion in the musculoskeletal system of the human body. Animal ANM 466 Traditional Animation 4
application of the principles of animation. anatomy and posing will also be discussed. This course refines the traditional animation students skills.
Students will produce a 20-second animated spot. The focus is on
ANM 382 Stop Motion Animation 2 ANM 421 3D Character Animation 3 improving individual deficits and developing personal style. This
In this course, students will expand their animation repertoire In this course, students will gain an overview of acting and perfor- provides ample material for a students reel and a firm grasp of
by producing and animating a lip-synced stop motion spot. The mance as they apply to character animation. The primary focus the production process from concept to post.
diverse elements of animated production will be highlighted as of this class will be an in-depth look at character acting, including
students progress through their projects. Emphasis will be placed lip-sync, facial expressions, method-acting, eye animation, sub- ANM 471 Background Painting for Animation
on narrative communication, project planning, lighting, and pro- text, and reference. This course focuses on the standards for TV and features.
duction design. Students will first study backgrounds and will gain the techni-
ANM 441 VFX 4: Node-Based Compositing 2 cal knowledge needed to create them. Students will then make
ANM 385 Puppet Making for Stop Motion 2 This course covers advanced compositing techniques including thumbnail paintings and continue on to finished paintings, includ-
This course teaches advanced concepts in stop-motion puppet image projection, basic plug-in creation, mesh warping, and ing large pan scenes.
fabrication from armature machining to mold making and finally to advanced color correction. Students will continue to further their
foam casting of the puppet. Each student will use their creativity, keying skills and overall approach to a shot. Attention to detail, ANM 477 2D Production and Layout 2
self-expression, drawing, and sculpting abilities along with the efficiency of workflow and protecting image quality will be continu- This class expands a students production and layout skills by
skills learned in this class to create their own stop-motion puppet. ally monitored. The 3D camera will be explored. providing problem solving schemes and a more thorough under-
standing of project workflows. There is also a focus on creative
ANM 405 Senior Portfolio for Animation & VFX ANM 443 Advanced Rotoscoping work-arounds to speed the production process.
The goal of this class is to develop a professionally marketable This course offers an in-depth study of rotoscoping and digi-
reel comprised of the students best work. The student will hone tal paint effects procedures for film and television production. ANM 478 Storyboarding 4: TV / Live Action / VFX
client/artist relationships by practicing the art of presentation and Emphasis is placed on techniques and practices common to the This course offers an introduction to the freelance storyboard mar-
behavioral skills, and will develop consistent identity, resume, reel visual effects industry as they pertain to the subject. ket. A variety of projects will be explored such as advertising, film,
packaging and stationary systems. games, animation and live action. Students learn to storyboard
ANM 445 Advanced Matte Painting from scripts and client proposals.
ANM 412 Hard Surface Modeling 2 This class focuses heavily on planning and problem solving in a
In this course, students will continue to explore the different types production based environment, applying skills that will be used to ANM 490 Portfolio Enhancement
of geometry in Maya (polygon, nurbs, and subdivision) while con- create realistic special effects for real-world cases that would be Students will further their skill in specific areas as determined
centrating efforts in Nurbs modeling. used for film, commercials and interactive projects. Students will by the Department Director. Professional standards for process,
learn software-independent skills and will also study the effects of technique, and execution will be emphasized. Outcomes will be
lighting and shadowing. topic specific. Department Director approval is required. Course
fees and prerequisites may vary by topic.

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GRADUATE ANM 615 Modeling & Animation for VFX


This course covers the basic concepts of 3D modeling and ani-
ANM 631 Matte Painting
This course will introduce students to the art and craft of matte
ANM 641 Node-Based Compositing 2
This graduate class focuses heavily on planning and problem
COURSES mation as it pertains to visual effects. Fluids, nParticles, nCloth, painting as they create their own 2D matte paintings. This class solving in a production environment. Fundamental theories in
hair, fur, and soft/ rigid bodies will be introduced in a production will allow students to work on environments for midpoint or final related disciplines will be covered. Though this class focuses on
ANM 604 VFX: Cinematography setting. Students will use these elements for their portfolio proj- review projects. This course is applicable to all levels in the MFA Shake, students will learn software independent skills and get
This course will help students obtain the best possible filmed ects. department. chances to apply them in real world cases.
images or elements for use in a visual effects shot. Topics covered
include timing lights, selecting film stock, shooting background ANM 620 Advanced Character Animation ANM 632 Hard Surface Modeling 1 ANM 642 Production Compositing Principles
and foreground plates, and film versus video for VFX. This course teaches students the basic theory of computer ani- In this course, students will explore the different types of geometry This course introduces advanced compositing and effects tech-
mation with an emphasis on character development. Discussion in Maya (polygon, nurbs, and subdivision) with an emphasis on niques. The course focuses on the integration of live-action foot-
ANM 605 Layout Design for Animators topics include traditional animation techniques, vocabulary and polygonal and subdivision surfaces. Basic and advanced tools age with CG elements while stressing the analysis of an effects
This course teaches students the structure of an animated feature language of motion and animation, secondary motion, and line that enhance the modeling experience in Maya will be reviewed. shot, photorealism, and a range of approaches.
film while placing emphasis on the development of layout design, of action. This course focuses mostly on animation theory rather Production methodology will be highlighted.
value, and structure. Perspective principles will also be covered. than specific software techniques. ANM 643 Dynamics 1 - Particles
The goal of the course is to teach students the size and structure ANM 633 Drawing and Design for Animation In this course, students will focus on creating visual effects for ani-
of an animation film production unit. ANM 623 3D Modeling & Animation 1 (Maya) Students will work from live models to create drawings that fulfill mation. Projects will consist of creating effects such as snow, rain,
This course covers the basic concepts of 3D modeling and animation production needs for TV, feature, games, and story- wind, confetti, and fire which will be composited into animation.
ANM 609 Gesture & Quick Sketch for Animators animation. Students will build a solid foundation of the basic tools boarding. Emphasis is placed on design flexibility, sequential Special attention will be paid to setting, mood, and composition.
In this introductory course on drawing the human figure for anima- of 3D software, and gain basic knowledge of file management, drawing for animated performance, line-of-action, and volume
tion, students will develop their figure drawing and quick sketch the operating system environment and production practices. control utilizing a variety of styles. Maquette sculpting and animal ANM 644 VFX Pipeline for Technical Direction
skills with an emphasis on staging, action analysis and exaggera- Modeling, animation, lighting, texture mapping and rendering are drawing are introduced. Students will maintain a sketchbook In this course, animation students will develop an understanding
tion. Transfer of gesture, motion, solid drawing and staging skills introduced. throughout the semester. of various dynamic simulation tools as an alternative to keyframe
appropriate to 3D animation will be proposed and applied. animation: rigid bodies, soft bodies, cloth, hair, particles and
ANM 628 Fundamentals of Digital Animation ANM 634 Traditional Animation 3 (Character fluids. In addition, students will learn about differences between
ANM 610 Figurative Concepts Students will learn the industry uses of 2D, vector animation for Development) different types of animation - keyframed vs. simulated motion and
In this intensive introductory course students learn skills and tools commercial programming. Topics include: pipeline, software Students will work on specific character development skills when each should be used.
that enable them to draw proportionally accurate figures, both motion tactics, effects tools, nested symbols and using Action necessary to work in the animation industry. Students will also be
nude and clothed, for entertainment art. Study topics include Script for web interactivity. Students will draw storyboards, make exposed to animating and cleaning up on model from existing ANM 648 Digital Animation for Production
human: anatomy, proportion, foreshortening, construction, move- animatics, and use sound with traditional animation techniques in and created model sheets. This is a class in digital ink and paint and compositing. Students
ment and gesture. Light and form is explored in the creation of the vector software. will explore various production skills needed for work in digital
simple still lifes and tonal self-portraits. commercial animation production. Production steps including
ANM 636 Organic Modeling
ANM 629 Fundamentals of Texturing & Lighting This class covers topics a multitude of modeling techniques as storyboard, animatics, painting, compositing and post-production
ANM 612 Traditional Animation Principles & This course grounds students in the artistic and technical funda- well as subjects related to modeling such as texturing, shading, will be addressed.
Pipelines mentals of texturing and lighting, providing a solid foundation for and character set-up. Nurbs, polygon, and subdivision modeling
Students will learn the principles and processes of animation by further study in the field. will be demonstrated. Each student is expected to finish at least ANM 650 Matchmoving
assuming the role of assistant animators, applying traditional one demo reel quality modeling for the final project. This course will present a comprehensive overview of im-
drawing skills to create finished scenes from rough animation. ANM 630 Node-Based Compositing 1 age-based technology as it is used in a production environment.
Ink and paint skills will be introduced as students use digital and This graduate class focuses on planning and problem solving in a ANM 639 3D Texture Painting Graduate students will learn to create models from photographs
traditional tools to complete a full color scene. production environment. Fundamental theories in related disci- Using state-of-the-art software, students will learn the art of paint- using Realvizs ImageModeler and other photogrammetric tech-
plines such as advanced color correction techniques, layering ing detailed textures directly onto 3D geometry. Additional topics niques. Matchmoving also constitutes a major portion of the class.
ANM 614 Color and Design Application for and integration of elements, keying and spill suppression will be covered include normal and displacement maps, painting over
covered. Special attention will be given to composite methods seams, multi-region UV painting, and projection painting. ANM 651 Rotoscoping
Animation and protecting image quality.
Students will study existing industry design to understand Art This graduate level course offers a full overview of rotoscoping
Direction for animated films. They will study application of value, ANM 640 Advanced Texturing & Lighting and digital paint effects procedures for film and television produc-
color, and lighting. Using traditional and digital media, students This course offers further exploration of the texturing and lighting tion, including such topics as wire removal, articulated mattes,
will examine the psychology of color, how light effects color, and process using advanced techniques. Topics include: subsurface plate restoration, plate extension, paint animation, and other
various color theory combinations to create interesting visual scattering, image based lighting, render passes, and texture secret hidden effects of the industry.
hierarchy in composition. hierarchy construction. Our class project will focus on texturing
and lighting a human character, and integrating them into feature
scene lighting.

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ANM 652 Introduction to Rigging ANM 676 3D Animation Physics and Mechanics ANM 690 Camera Layout for Story ANM 800 Directed Study
This course explores the methods and techniques used to design Students will apply a strong foundation in the principles of anima- This course is designed for storyboarding and traditional anima- Directed study is the primary concentration of a Masters degree
and setup 3D characters for animation. The course first examines tion, as well as a good Maya workflow. Students will learn differ- tion students to develop their skills in connecting storyboards to candidates work toward the completion of a Final Portfolio and/
basic concepts of character setup, moving on to more complex ent types of blocking methods. This course is suited for novice finalized layout in animation. Story, camera, workbook, and color or Thesis Project. With the approval of the Department Director,
topics and discussions. Topics will also include modeling charac- students and those who need to brush up on their understanding and design will be covered as students relate to the traditional ani- students may take any university coursework to develop specific
ters for animation, facial animation setup and animation workflow. of basic physics and mechanics of animation. mation pipeline and layout process. conceptual and technical skills that will enable them to further de-
velop their Final Portfolio and/or successfully bring a Final Thesis
ANM 654 Modeling Studio ANM 682 Hard Surface Modeling 2 ANM 691 Advanced Storyboarding Project to completion. Please note that some Directed Study
This class is for modeling and texture students who want to ex- In this course, students will explore the differences between po- This class teaches industry standards for storyboard artists and courses have a required course fee and course prerequisites may
plore multi-patch nurbs and polygon modeling, shading, render- lygonal and NURBS modeling. Projects will focus on concentrated offers a comprehensive study on how to structure a storyboard for vary by topic.
ing and texturing. Students pursue advanced projects and work efforts in NURBS modeling. Students will learn how to convert presentation. Emphasis is on drawing, writing, comedy, staging,
on creating fully rendered portfolio quality images. NURBS models into polygon models. and pitching a board. ANM 801 Group Directed Study
Graduate students working on their individual Final Portfolio and/
ANM 655 Scripting ANM 683 Storyboarding for Thesis ANM 692 Traditional Animation 2 or Thesis Project receive instruction and critiques of their work. In
This course is designed to give the student a solid foundation in This course provides fundamental storyboarding skills in order This course is intended to develop strong knowledge of anima- addition to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress,
basic programming skills while learning about Mayas Embedded to create a storyboard for the thesis project. Emphasis will be on tion. Focus will be on inbetweening, flipping properly, pencil pres- graduate students discuss approaches to their Final Portfolio and/
Programming Scripting Language called Mel. The course is original story development for a short subject and on the render- sure and consistency of drawing. Student will learn the importance or Thesis Project as peers. Please note that some Group Directed
intended for those who would like to pursue a career in technical ing of a storyboard for a thesis-worthy project. of simple character design, simple storyboards and the usage of Study courses have a required course fee and course prerequi-
direction, who will be required to combine their artistic talents with work sheets. sites may vary by topic.
their technical abilities. ANM 685 Storyboarding
This course focuses on animation and illustrative storytelling. ANM 694 Head Sculpture & Facial Expressions ANM 802 DS Mentorship Forum
ANM 656 Organic Modeling 2 Topics include structural elements of storytelling, storyboarding This is an advanced Maya 3D Modeling graduate course, focusing In this course, students will meet independently with their Directed
This course will cover modeling, sculpting, texturing, and posing formats, motion and animation and character development. The on the head and facial expressions. Study Mentor and participate in weekly online peer reviews and
models in high resolution detail. This will also include the creation course will take a step-by-step approach to story development, discussions. Students will refine their thesis concepts, clearly
of normal and displacement maps that will allow the model to be using the medium of storyboards. The creation and use of animat- express intent and set personal goals for work. Instructor critique,
ANM 695 Collaborative Project peer review, and advancing work based on feedback will be em-
displayed correctly in Maya. ics will also be introduced and explored. Students meeting set criteria are selected by their department to phasized. Students must submit a DS Mentorship request to their
work on an interdisciplinary collaborative project as part of their Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.
ANM 670 Preproduction ANM 686 3D Character Animation 1 studio requirement.
This course is an introduction to the pre-production process and This class focuses on the animating of 3D character models.
planning for any digital production. Students will learn the various Students learn character animation techniques unique to various ANM 805 Continued Group Directed Study
ANM 699 Special Topics Graduate students continuing work on their individual Final
roles of pre-production artists while identifying and refining their professional studio environments. Concepts explored will include Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are
thesis topic. The focus of the course will include one-on-one work real-world weight, physics, object interaction, pantomime, charac- Projects receive instruction and critiques of their work. In addition
taught by experts in a specific area. You may contact your aca- to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress, graduate
with the instructor as students prepare to present their midpoint ter sketching, and motion analysis. demic department director or advisor for more information. Please
reviews. Assignments include written thesis, concept drawing, students discuss approaches to their Final Projects as peers.
note that some Special Topics have a required course fee, prereq-
character studies, storyboards, and story reels (animatics). ANM 687 3D Character Animation 2 uisites, and/or may require Department Director approval.
This course further develops character animation concepts. ANM 900 Internship
ANM 671 Stop Motion Puppet Animation Students will practice character thinking, changes of emotion, and Students will gain practical experience in a professional environ-
ANM 706 Producing for Animation & VFX ment by performing under supervised internship at a host compa-
This course explores the tradition of puppet making, one of the lip-sync animation. The course will involve animation projects. In this course students will receive practical training in production
oldest forms of animation. Along with studying and applying the ny. Students must submit the companys job description to their
management for feature animation and post-production visual Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.
principles of animation through puppet construction and manipu- ANM 688 Traditional Animation effects workflows. Students will learn the professional practices
lation, the disciplines of movement and acting will be studied. This course will help students explore and master the principles entailed in the start-to-finish cultivation and delivery of entertain-
of animation. Animation terminology and the history of animation ment projects. Students will receive hands-on training by selecting
ANM 675 Thesis Development will be covered. The course will involve storyboarding and using and producing several school projects during the semester.
This class will offer more advanced and in-depth guidance to stu- character forms to apply and understand the twelve principles of
dents as they approach their Midpoint or Final Reviews. Students animation. ANM 743 Dynamics 2: Fluids
will receive detailed instruction on such topics as story con- This course explores fluid dynamics simulations consisting of both
struction, cinematics and presentation, as well as their specific, ANM 689 Story Development liquids (ranging from water spills to large scale water simulations
individualized needs. This class is designed to develop students storytelling skills, such as oceans, waterfalls and tsunamis) as well as various fluid
teaching students to create, pitch, and critique stories. This gasses (fire, smoke, dust, explosions, etc.). Students will explore
course uses storyboarding as a tool to explore the methods, de- various software tools for fluid simulation such as Maya and
vices and techniques used in short animations. The class will also Realflow, and learn to tackle rendering issues and machine limita-
explore abstract and conceptual pieces, trailers, music videos and tions associated with complex fluid simulations.
commercials.

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ARCHITECTURE

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Visions Transform
into Built Reality
Architects embrace challenge. Every project offers a unique set of
conditions and opportunities. This is what makes this profession one
of the most exciting. The School of Architecture at the Academy of Art
University is committed to advancing the art and practice of architecture
by offering academic programs that foster critical thinking, artistic vision
and responsible leadership.

With passionate professional faculty, diverse collaboration teams,


emerging technologies, fabrication labs, and sensitivity to sustainable
methods together we will participate in shaping our physical world.

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WHAT WE OFFER CAREER PATHS


NAAB Accreditation: Guest Lectures:
The NAAB accredited Master of Architecture Through design charrettes, juried reviews
is a holistic professional program offered in and lectures, leading international figures
two tracks. The B.Arch, which has achieved and design professionals from notable Architecture
NAAB candidacy status, is offered as a first architecture firms, actively participate within
professional degree (see page 18). the studio setting. Field trips and site visits
are thematically woven into the curriculum Firm Partner
Professional Faculty: enhance the learning experience. Design Principal
The school and faculty, which are closely
tied to the profession, offer a great resource State-of-the-Art Facilities: Project Manager
for students to network and gain valuable The Architecture School offers students a wide
Project Architect
experience. array of cutting edge resources, technologies,
and tools that support creative production
Stimulating Studio Environment: and experimentation. These include up-to- Job Captain
The architecture school is a place without date digital fabrication systems, an extensive Designer
walls. In the open studios, the students utilize wood and metal shop, computer labs with
their own designated work spaces to develop highly advanced machines and software and Junior Designer
their projects among their peers. We endeavor well-equipped printing labs. Our architectural Intern
to sustain a studio environment that is highly library collection is accessible physically and
conducive to group and individual exploration. digitally, supporting and enhancing the design
process of each student.

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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS B.ARCH ARCHITECTURE DEGREE


REQUIREMENTS
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
Minimum 2.0 GPA LA 429 Architecture Theory

Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch] B.ARCH ARCHITECTURE CORE COURSES Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and CHOOSE ONE:

ARH 110 Studio 1: Conceptual Design Studio the following Liberal Arts courses: LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
B.ARCH UNIT REQUIREMENTS ARH 150 Studio 2: Spatial Ordering & Form* LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist LA 108 Composition for the Artist
MAJOR COURSEWORK ARH 170 Projective Drawing & Perspective or LA 108 Composition for the Artist
LA 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE
CORE 36 UNITS ARH 180 2D Digital Visual Media
MAJOR 69 UNITS LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
ARH 210 Studio 3: Site Operations & Tectonic Systems*
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS Renaissance LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the Renaissance
ARH 250 Studio 4: Site Culture & Integral Urbanism*
+ STUDIO ARTS & HUMANITIES BREADTH 12 UNITS LA 255 College Math LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
ARH 399 Building Information Modeling
TOTAL 162 UNITS ARH 475 Professional Practices for Architects LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
MATH FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
FND 113 Sketching for Communication LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA 255 College Math
* 6 unit courses LA 293 Precalculus
LA 296 Applied Physics APPLIED MATH
B.ARCH ARCHITECTURE MAJOR COURSES LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
ARH 230 Color, Perception and Space LA 449 Urban Design Theory
ARH 239 Materials & Methods ADVANCED MATH
And the following general education requirements:
ARH 240 Site Design & Mapping LA 293 Precalculus
2 Written Communications courses
ARH 310 Studio 5: Assembly Buildings & Context* 3 History of Architecture courses PHYSICS
ARH 320 Structures: Wood & Steel 1 Math for Environmental Design course LA 296 Applied Physics
ARH 330 Structures: Concrete, Masonry, & Tensile Systems 1 Applied Math course
ARH 350 Studio 6: Site Conditions & Building Performance* 1 Advanced Math course CULTURAL INFLUENCES & HUMAN BEHAVIOR
ARH 390 3D Digital Modeling 1 Physics course LA 292 Programming & Culture
ARH 410 Studio 7: Tectonics & Structure* 1 Cultural Influences & Human Behavior course
ARH 420 Structures: Systems Investigation 1 Social Factors & Historical Awareness course SOCIAL FACTORS & HISTORICAL AWARENESS
ARH 430 Climate & Energy Use: Sustainable Strategies 1 Urban Studies course LA 359 Urban Sociology
ARH 440 Building Systems: Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing 1 Architecture Employment Communications & Practices
URBAN STUDIES
ARH 441 Tectonics: Code Analysis & Building Envelope course
LA 449 Urban Design Theory
Documentation
ARH 450 Studio 8: Housing and Comprehensive Design* After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
ARCHITECTURAL EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS &
ARH 510 Studio 9: Mixed Use of Urbanism & Research* Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.
PRACTICES
ARH 550 Studio 10: Final Thesis Project* ARH 475 Professional Practices for Architects**
+1 Major Elective **Core Requirement
*6 unit courses

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Bachelor of Arts [BA] in BA ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN DEGREE
REQUIREMENTS WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
Architectural Design Minimum 2.0 GPA LA 429 Architecture Theory

BA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and CHOOSE ONE:
MAJOR COURSEWORK the following Liberal Arts courses: LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
CORE 36 UNITS LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist LA 108 Composition for the Artist
MAJOR 45 UNITS or LA 108 Composition for the Artist
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS LA 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE
+ STUDIO ARTS & HUMANITIES BREADTH 6 UNITS LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
TOTAL 132 UNITS Renaissance LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the Renaissance
LA 255 College Math LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
MATH FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
LA 292 Programming & Culture
BA ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN CORE COURSES LA 293 Precalculus
LA 255 College Math
ARH 110 Studio 1: Conceptual Design Studio
LA 296 Applied Physics
ARH 150 Studio 2: Spatial Ordering & Form* APPLIED MATH
LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
ARH 170 Projective Drawing & Perspective LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
LA 449 Urban Design Theory
ARH 180 2D Digital Visual Media
And the following general education requirements: ADVANCED MATH
ARH 210 Studio 3: Site Operations & Tectonic Systems*
2 Written Communications courses LA 293 Precalculus
ARH 250 Studio 4: Site Culture & Integral Urbanism*
3 History of Architecture courses
ARH 410 Studio 7: Tectonics and Structure* PHYSICS
1 Math for Environmental Design course
FND 113 Sketching for Communication LA 296 Applied Physics
1 Applied Math course
* 6 unit courses
1 Advanced Math course CULTURAL INFLUENCES & HUMAN BEHAVIOR
1 Physics course LA 292 Programming & Culture
1 Cultural Influences & Human Behavior course
1 Social Factors & Historical Awareness course SOCIAL FACTORS & HISTORICAL AWARENESS
1 Urban Studies course LA 359 Urban Sociology
1 Architecture Employment Communications & Practices
URBAN STUDIES
course
LA 449 Urban Design Theory
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. ARCHITECTURAL EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS &
PRACTICES
ARH 475 Professional Practices for Architects**
**Core Requirement

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Master of Architecture [M.Arch] M.ARCH ARCHITECTURE DEGREE Master of Architecture [M.Arch] M.ARCH ARCHITECTURE DEGREE
REQUIREMENTS REQUIREMENTS
M.ARCH UNIT REQUIREMENTS - TRACK I Successful completion of Final Thesis Project M.ARCH UNIT REQUIREMENTS - TRACK II Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
MAJOR 48 UNITS Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA MAJOR 66 UNITS Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
+ DIRECTED STUDY 6 UNITS Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units + DIRECTED STUDY 6 UNITS Minimum grade of C in all required 87 units
+ ELECTIVES* 9 UNITS + ELECTIVES* 15 UNITS

TOTAL 63 UNITS TOTAL 87 UNITS

*Per director approval *Per director approval

M.ARCH ARCHITECTURE REQUIRED MAJOR M.ARCH ARCHITECTURE REQUIRED MAJOR


COURSES COURSES
ARH 602 Graduate Design Technology 1: Structures
ARH 602 Graduate Design Technology 1: Structures
ARH 604 Materials and Methods of Construction: Building
ARH 604 Materials and Methods of Construction: Building
Detailing
Detailing
ARH 605 Graduate Design Technology 2: Environmental
ARH 605 Graduate Design Technology 2: Environmental
Controls
Controls
ARH 606 Construction Documents and Building Codes
ARH 606 Construction Documents and Building Codes
ARH 608 Advanced Design Studio 1 - Concept, Context, &
ARH 608 Advanced Design Studio 1 - Concept, Context, &
Typology*
Typology*
ARH 609 Intermediate Design Studio 1*
ARH 609 Intermediate Design Studio 1*
ARH 614 Architectural Professional Practices
ARH 614 Architectural Professional Practices
ARH 619 Advanced Design Studio 2 - Concept &
ARH 619 Advanced Design Studio 2 - Concept &
Comprehensiveness*
Comprehensiveness*
ARH 620 Digitally Generated Morphology
ARH 620 Digitally Generated Morphology
ARH 641 Architectural History: Modernism and its Global
ARH 640 Architectural History - Introduction
Impact
ARH 641 Architectural History: Modernism and its Global
ARH 642 Architectural Theory
Impact
ARH 659 Digitally Generated Fabrication
ARH 642 Architectural Theory
ARH 690 Thesis Preparation & Development
ARH 650 Introductory Design Studio 1
* 6 unit courses
ARH 651 Design Process and 2D Media
ARH 652 Architectural Tectonics
ARH 653 Introductory Design Studio 2
ARH 654 Design Process & 3D Media
ARH 659 Digitally Generated Fabrication
ARH 690 Thesis Preparation & Development
*6 units courses

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Master of Arts [MA] in Advanced MA ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN Master of Arts [MA] in Advanced MA ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Architectural Design Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
Architectural Design Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS - TRACK I Minimum grade of C in all required 42 units
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS - TRACK II Minimum grade of C in all required 66 units
MAJOR 27 UNITS MAJOR 45 UNITS
+ DIRECTED STUDY 6 UNITS + DIRECTED STUDY 6 UNITS
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS + ELECTIVES 15 UNITS

TOTAL 42 UNITS TOTAL 66 UNITS

MA ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN MA ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN


MAJOR COURSES MAJOR COURSES
ARH 608A Advanced Design Studio 1 - Concept, Context, & ARH 608A Advanced Design Studio 1 - Concept, Context, &
Typology* Typology*
ARH 609A Intermediate Design Studio 1* ARH 609A Intermediate Design Studio 1*
ARH 620A Digitally Generated Morphology ARH 620A Digitally Generated Morphology
ARH 642A Architectural Theory ARH 640A Architectural History - Introduction
ARH 659A Digitally Generated Fabrication ARH 642A Architectural Theory
+2 Major Electives ARH 650A Introductory Design Studio 1
* 6 unit courses ARH 651A Design Process and 2D Media
ARH 652A Architectural Tectonics
ARH 653A Introductory Design Studio 2
ARH 654A Design Process & 3D Media
ARH 659A Digitally Generated Fabrication
+2 Major Electives
* 6 unit courses

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UNDERGRADUATE ARH 210 Studio 3: Site Operations & Tectonic ARH 320 Structures: Wood & Steel
This course introduces students to the structural analysis and
ARH 420 Structures: Systems Investigation
This interactive course is taken concurrent with ARH 410, and
Systems
COURSES This course will emphasize the design process and rule driven design of prevalent local building materials: wood and steel. The gives students an opportunity to speculate, build, and test
design methodology. Students will develop two and three properties and nature of failure for each of these materials will be structural ideas in a hands-on environment. Students will study
ARH 110 Studio 1: Conceptual Design Studio dimensional drawings and experiment with model-making considered individually. Students will learn the unique responses structural systems through research-based problems. This course
Students will learn principles for making places for people techniques based on specific methods of design. Focus will be of these different systems to gravity and lateral loads. requires that students synthesize their research with physical trials
through the examination of design, procedures, and the use of placed on understanding the behavioral aspects of space and to test the limits of their hypotheses.
space-making principles in general. Design studio projects and structure. ARH 330 Structures: Concrete, Masonry, & Tensile
exercises will introduce fundamental concepts and considerations ARH 430 Climate & Energy Use: Sustainable
Systems
in environmental design, and knowledge and skills needed in
ARH 230 Color, Perception and Space This course introduces students to the structural analysis and Strategies
subsequent landscape, architecture and interior design studios.
This course explores painting as a medium for spatial thought. design of concrete and masonry systems, and tensile structures. This course examines methods of passive building strategies
THIS COURSE WILL INTRODUCE THE STUDENTS TO THE
Through the introduction of color theory, color mixing, and oil Students will learn about the load bearing properties of concrete that minimize a buildings energy consumption. The course will
FOLLOWING NATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL ACCREDITING
painting techniques, students learn to use color fields as a way to and masonry. The unique dynamics of tensile systems will also be consider the costs and benefits of renewable practices such
BOARD (NAAB) STUDENT PERFORMANCE CRITERIA: A.06
both formulate design problems and develop solutions. taught. as photo-voltaic panels and wind power. Students will learn
Fundamental Design Skills: Ability to effectively use basic
to evaluate the effects of passive solar design, thermal mass,
architectural and this course will introduce the students to the
ARH 239 Materials & Methods ARH 350 Studio 6: Site Conditions & Building glazing types, and wall construction.
following National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) Student
Performance Criteria: environmental principles in design. A.07 This course will introduce students to a wide range of Performance
Use of Precedents: Ability to examine and comprehend the contemporary building materials and their implementation This course will explore the design of a sanctuary/ visitors center ARH 440 Building Systems: Mechanical, Electrical &
fundamental principles present in relevant precedents and to as methods of construction. Students will learn the process in a maritime climate. Students will learn the fundamentals of Plumbing
make choices regarding the incorporation of such principles into of building traditional and new materials as well as the social sustainable building design, assessing materiality, building This course is taken concurrent with ARH 450. Students learn
architecture and urban design projects. A.08 Ordering Systems constructs, environmental impacts, and design opportunities of orientation, and building performance to create an environment strategies for the heating, cooling, plumbing, and ventilation of
Skills: Understanding of the fundamentals of both natural and these choices. which supports contemplation and education. buildings. Students will be exposed to sustainable practices for
formal ordering systems and the capacity of each to inform two- creating human comfort, such as passive heating and cooling,
and three-dimensional design. ARH 240 Site Design & Mapping optimal site orientation for different climates, and building
ARH 390 3D Digital Modeling
This course instructs students in site planning, responding to This course will learn essential skills necessary to visualize, envelope systems.
ARH 150 Studio 2: Spatial Ordering & Form physical characteristics and regulatory parameters of project generate, and design architectural models using a variety of
This course teaches fundamental design skills from which design according to sustainable design principles, through 3D softwares. Through in-class tutorials, individual and group ARH 441 Tectonics: Code Analysis & Building
students can pursue their architectural interests. Projects covering research, mapping, case studies, and site design drawings. The critiques, and readings, students will learn to engage softwares as Envelope Documentation
precedent analysis, diagramming, model making, conceptual course draws on civil engineering, surveying, landscape, and generators of form. This course offers an examination of planning and building
thinking, and the design of a small building collectively improve urban design to address the interdisciplinary nature of site design.
code analysis, and the documentation of building envelopes
the students ability to conceptualize, develop, and communicate
ARH 399 Building Information Modeling and detailing. Students will investigate how design concept can
spatial ideas. ARH 250 Studio 4: Site Culture & Integral Urbanism guide the development of building envelope details. Technical
Building Information Modeling is an architecture industry standard
This course explores the role of architecture within the context of for design and production. This course familiarizes students with documentation will be produced to describe the choice of building
ARH 170 Projective Drawing & Perspective evolving urban environments. It unearths the history, currency, and Autodesk Revit and its tools for schematic design, floor plan materials and assembly.
This course aims to develop three-dimensional thinking and culture of our urban terrain while developing a mindful discipline layout, presentations, and construction drawings. Students will
communication through the practice of rigorously constructed for articulating a stance and conceiving a responsive program learn how building material assembly is represented in technical ARH 450 Studio 8: Housing and Comprehensive
architectural drawings. Techniques involving line weights, line within the parameters of a specific site. drawings.
quality, and composition will be explored. Selectively applying
Design
This studio is taken concurrent with ARH 440, and requires
transparency and articulating details that reinforce the building ARH 310 Studio 5: Assembly Buildings & Context ARH 410 Studio 7: Tectonics and Structure students to conceive and execute a comprehensive design
design will serve as tools to aid in the communication of design In this course, students study design principles, process and This studio is taken concurrent with ARH 420 and culminates in proposal for an urban housing complex. Students will examine
intent. thinking in the design of an assembly building. As part of a proposal for a skyscraper where structure and envelope are space at the scale of a module, and its role in shaping a larger
their study, students will focus on architectural programming, thoughtfully integrated. We will explore how site design, building entity that relates to context. Students will research housing
ARH 180 2D Digital Visual Media diagramming and a critical analysis of site and context. Students massing, program, structure, and envelope are inextricably typologies and their role in shaping the urban fabric.
This class will introduce students to basic skills for 2D image will explore the role of society, community, and culture in the related. We will question the current typology of the skyscraper,
processing. Students will learn to combine a variety of software development of a critical viewpoint. Introduction of structural identify its limits, and propose new ways for the tower to engage
tools and methodologies to synthesize and represent an idea. systems and architectural access will be integrated in the design ARH 475 Professional Practices for Architects
the city.
process. This course introduces students to the operation of an
Through a series of lectures and case studies, students will be
architectural practice. Topics include the licensure process,
introduced to a visual language that utilizes collage, diagram, and
organizational structures of firms, ethics, business development,
drawing.
compensation, contracts, and insurance. This course also
addresses professional issues spanning the whole process of a
project.
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ARH 490 Portfolio Enhancement


Students will further their skill in specific areas as determined
GRADUATE ARH 606 Construction Documents and Building
Codes
by the Department Director. Professional standards for process, COURSES This course provides an overview of the various codes affecting
technique, and execution will be emphasized. Outcomes will be the design of a typical building. The course also aims to teach the
topic specific. Department Director approval is required. Course ARH 529 From Theory to Practice student skills required to create construction documents with an
fees and prerequisites may vary by topic. Students will develop their thesis as a visual and narrative emphasis on understanding the construction drawing set.
document, emphasizing research, communication, and
ARH 493 Contemporary Architecture Foreign Study professional presentation. Thematic research, case study
ARH 608 Advanced Design Studio 1 - Concept,
The Foreign Study will focus contemporary built works of precedents, and graphic presentation of site and program
research would be documented while studying how prominent Context, & Typology
architecture, their conceptual meaning, and their role in recent
designers and architecture firms translate theory and design This course will investigate context and physical site
architectural discourse, through an intensive site visit, throughout
values into built work. characteristics such as climate, orientation, topography,
a particular region. The comprehension of these architectural
vegetation and views, as well as legal and other environmental
examples will be supported through discussions, guided tours,
factors. Through an analysis and understanding of the site,
walking and bus tours and lectures on site. ARH 550 Studio 10: Final Thesis Project students will explore the synthesis of a projects programmatic
The final project is a culmination of the knowledge and skills
and environmental requirements.
ARH 499 Special Topics gained through the program. Students formulate a research topic,
Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are and propose a structure that tests their thesis with a program
and within a site. Project requirements will include a precedent ARH 608A Advanced Design Studio 1 - Concept,
conducted by specialists. You may contact your academic
department director or advisor for more information. Please note analysis and written thesis. Context, & Typology
that some Special Topics have a required course fee and course This studio course will investigate concept, context and typology
prerequisites may vary by topic. ARH 601 Spatial Composition such as physical site characteristics, environmental and
In this course, students will study organizational principles in the programmatic factors that influence architectural design. Through
patterns and structure of architectural spaces. Through a series an analysis and understanding of program and site, students will
ARH 500 Internship in Architecture explore the synthesis of an architectural concept from its early
Internship is only open to qualified upper-division students, of focused projects, students will gain an understanding of the
relationship of organizational, structural, and spatial systems in design schematics towards its final physical manifestation.
offering an opportunity to work in a field related to Architecture.
architecture.
ARH 609 Intermediate Design Studio 1
ARH 510 Studio 9: Mixed Use Urbanism & Research In this project-based course, conceptual design and the design
This studio serves as a prelude to the students final thesis and ARH 602 Graduate Design Technology 1: Structures
This course develops a basic understanding of structural systems development process will be explored in relation to all aspects
is comprised of two parts. Students will conduct demographic
or elements and their implication on structural form. Students will of the built environment. Urban design, architecture, landscape
and urban systems analyses, in the design of a mixed-use urban
study the elements, connections, and systems used in wood and architecture, interior design and industrial design will be covered.
building, followed by a research-driven investigation of a selected
site, program, and thematic topic. steel structures from the point of view of the construction process.
ARH 609A Intermediate Design Studio 1
ARH 604 Material and Methods of Construction: This studio course will investigate different design methodologies
relevant in conceiving an architectural design concept. The studio
Building Detailing is centered on a morphological design process in relation to
The wall section and its related elevations, plans, and key details
spatial phenomena and the built environment, which might cover
provide a significant portion of a completed description of a
areas of urban design, architecture, landscape architecture,
building. This course will prepare you to develop a high level
interior design and industrial design among others.
of competence in the technical aspects of architectural design
through exploring a wall section.
ARH 610 Programming and Space Planning
This course will survey the process for space programming and
ARH 605 Graduate Design Technology 2: planning, including research, problem identification, development
Environmental Controls of options and analysis. Each student will select, refine and make
This course investigates the relationship between energy and the recommendations to a client simulated by other students, and
built environment. By developing an understanding of the inter- prepare a preliminary budget and cost estimate.
connectedness of climate, building shape, occupant comfort,
thermal envelope, conditioning systems, lighting systems,
acoustics, and whole building energy consumption, students learn
to make educated design decisions.

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ARH 614 Architectural Professional Practices ARH 640A Architectural History - Introduction ARH 651 Design Process and 2D Media ARH 654 Design Process & 3D Media
This course exposes students to the business of conducting an This course will provide an overview from early to pre-modern This course will provide fundamental knowledge of two- This course will provide fundamental knowledge of three-
architectural practice. Emphasis is placed on understanding the periods of western and non-western architectural development, dimensional media skills needed to begin an architectural design dimensional media and physical model making, and will develop
licensing of architects, how professional architectural firms are spanning from approximately 3000 B.C. to 1890 A.D. The content education. The orthographic conventions of plan, section, and design process skills needed for architectural design. Concept
organized and administered, methods of project management, will provide an important background for the understanding of the elevation will be covered. Students will learn the importance of models, study models, finish models and presentation techniques
agreements and contracts, fees and compensation, ethics, cultural evolution of architectural design that has influenced the line weight and type, dimensioning and architectural notation in of three-dimensional media will be introduced.
insurance, the land use process, and relationships with built world. two-dimensional media. Students will learn how to relate a two-
consultants and contractors. dimensional representation to three-dimensional space. ARH 654A Design Process & 3D Media
ARH 641 Architectural History: Modernism and its This course will provide fundamental knowledge of three-
ARH 619 Advanced Design Studio 2 - Concept & Global Impact ARH 651A Design Process and 2D Media dimensional media and physical model making, and will also
Comprehensiveness This course will focus on the development of architecture and This course will provide fundamental knowledge of two- cover design process skills needed for fundamental architectural
In this course, students will be asked to apply acquired skills urbanism since the Industrial Revolution. Students will examine dimensional representation skills that are needed to engage in a design. Concept models, study models, refined models and
to a different type of project from Intermediate Design Studio cultural and technological roots and their implications on basic architectural design process. The orthographic conventions advanced presentation techniques that apply multiple three-
1. Students will continue to build upon their skills in conceptual contemporary design. This course will also trace the global impact of plan, section, and elevation will be covered. Covering line dimensional digital applications will be introduced.
design, and the design development process will be further of the modern movement. weight and type, dimensioning, scale and architectural notation
explored in relation to all aspects of the built environment. in two-dimensional media, students will learn how to relate a two- ARH 657 Design Media - Perspective
dimensional representation to three-dimensional space. This course will provide an advanced knowledge of digital
ARH 642 Architectural Theory
ARH 620 Digitally Generated Morphology This course will give an overview of contemporary architectural architectural visualization crucial to the contemporary architectural
In this class, students will learn the essential skills and software theory and highlight the relationship of architectural theories ARH 652 Architectural Tectonics design process. Students will hone their already basic and
necessary to visualize, generate, and design an architectural to social, political, technological, and scientific events. The This course will give an introduction to the art, theory, and science intermediate skills through the development of additional digital
proposal using 3D modeling software. Through in-class tutorials, course will foster critical thinking and introduce students to of construction. It will endorse the understanding of relationships workflows and techniques.
group/ individual critiques, and selected readings, students will different schools of thought in architecture. It will elaborate on in-between design, technology, structures, and theory on a
learn how to use the computer as a generative design tool and not selected theoretical subjects connection between theory, current broad and holistic level. The course will explore exemplary ARH 658 Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting
purely for representation. architectural discourse, and global practice. architectural concepts in relation to their general structures and
the consequential space/ form, assembly, and surface.
& Modeling
Students will develop basic drafting skills using AutoCAD and
ARH 620A Digitally Generated Morphology ARH 642A Architectural Theory basic modeling skills using Revit in this course. Students will learn
In this class, students will learn the essential skills and software This course will provide an overview of contemporary architectural ARH 652A Architectural Tectonics basic architectural technical skills and produce a simple set of
necessary to visualize, generate, and design an architectural theory with regard to architectural design. The course will foster This course will provide an introduction to the art, theory, and drawings and renderings.
proposal using 3D modeling software. Students will advance from critical thinking and introduce students to different schools of science of construction. It will endorse the understanding of
digital representation towards using the computer as a generative thought in architecture. It will elaborate on selected subjects relationships in-between design and technology on a broad and
holistic level. The course will explore exemplary architectural
ARH 659 Digitally Generated Fabrication
design tool. and their connection between theory, contemporary architectural This course will explore methods of advanced architectural
discourse, and global practice. concepts in relation to their general structures and consequential
fabrication in relation to architectural design and construction
spatial assembly systems.
ARH 631 Architectural History 2: Ascendancy of the processes. Students will deeply engage in a number of methods
Renaissance ARH 650 Introductory Design Studio 1 and technologies as well as in the applications of these methods
This course covers the basics of composition and organization ARH 653 Introductory Design Studio 2 pertaining to architectural production.
This course will focus on the circumstances surrounding the
found in all architectural elements. This course also provides an This course emphasizes the development of spatial design skills.
emergence of the European Renaissance and its different
introduction to a range of drawings, diagrams and simple model Students will increase their capability of visual/graphic thinking,
regional expressions. Formal and technological developments
expand their vocabulary of spatial elements, and will continue to
ARH 659A Digitally Generated Fabrication
will be explored alongside contemporaneous artistic and literary techniques. Students learn the interrelationships of program, This course will explore methods of advanced architectural
geometry, composition and narrative that are used in the develop meaning in their designs.
innovations. fabrication in relation to contemporary architectural design and
architectural design process. construction processes applying up to date digital tools. Students
ARH 653A Introductory Design Studio 2 will deeply engage in a number of advanced fabrication methods
ARH 635 Contemporary Urban Theory
ARH 650A Introductory Design Studio 1 This studio course emphasizes the development of spatial design and technologies and apply these to contemporary architectural
This course examines contemporary urbanism and its social,
This studio course introduces the student to fundamental aspects skills. Students will increase their capability for visual and spatial production.
cultural and legal framework. This course explores the
of architectural design. Students will develop understanding of thinking, expand their vocabulary of space defining elements,
organization of the city reviewing historic examples and studying
informed design decisions at play in the architectural design and will continue to develop phenomenological and philosophical
the city as an array of events that create multiple urban territories.
aspects, as well as conclusive architectural narratives in their
ARH 690 Thesis Preparation & Development
process including the correlation of basic architectural principles, This course serves as the preparation for the final independent or
spatial phenomena, programmatic requirements, composition, designs.
ARH 640 Architectural History - Introduction directed thesis for both the 87-unit and 63-unit M.Arch programs.
and tectonics. Students will identify an area of architectural investigation. At the
This course will give an overview from early to pre-modern periods
of western and non-western architectural development, spanning end of the course, students will be fully prepared to begin their
from approximately 3000 B.C. to 1890 A.D. A comparative and final building project in the following semester.
critical approach will be brought to bear on the nuanced cultural
and social circumstances that influenced the evolution of the built
world.

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ARH 695 Collaborative Project ARH 900 Internship
Students meeting set criteria are selected by their department to Students will gain practical experience in a professional
work on an interdisciplinary collaborative project as part of their environment by performing under supervised internship at a host
studio requirement. company. Students must submit the companys job description to
their Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.
ARH 699 Special Topics
Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are ARH 903 Architecture Foreign Study
taught by experts in a specific area. You may contact your The Foreign Study will focus on contemporary built works of
academic department director or advisor for more information. architecture, their conceptual meaning, and their role in recent
Please note that some Special Topics have a required course fee, architectural discourse, through an intensive site visit, throughout
prerequisites, and/or may require Department Director approval. a particular region. The comprehension of these architectural
examples will be supported through discussions, guided tours,
ARH 800 Directed Study walking and bus tours, and lectures on site.
Directed study is the primary concentration of a Masters degree
candidates work toward the completion of a Final Portfolio ARH 990 Portfolio Enhancement
and/or Thesis Project. With the approval of the Department Students will further their skill in specific areas as determined
Director, students may take any university coursework to develop by the Department Director. Professional standards for process,
specific conceptual and technical skills that will enable them technique, and execution will be emphasized. Outcomes will be
to further develop their Final Portfolio and/or successfully bring topic specific. Department Director approval is required. Course
a Final Thesis Project to completion. Please note that some fees and prerequisites may vary by topic.
Directed Study courses have a required course fee and course
prerequisites may vary by topic.

ARH 801 Group Directed Study


Graduate students working on their individual Final Portfolio and/
or Thesis Project receive instruction and critiques of their work. In
addition to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress,
graduate students discuss approaches to their Final Portfolio
and/or Thesis Project as peers. Please note that some Group
Directed Study courses have a required course fee and course
prerequisites may vary by topic.

ARH 802 DS Mentorship Forum


In this course, students will meet independently with their Directed
Study Mentor and participate in weekly online peer reviews and
discussions. Students will refine their thesis concepts, clearly
express intent and set personal goals for work. Instructor critique,
peer review, and advancing work based on feedback will be
emphasized. Students must submit a DS Mentorship request to
their Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.

ARH 805 Continued Group Directed Study


Graduate students continuing work on their individual Final
Projects receive instruction and critiques of their work. In addition
to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress, graduate
students discuss approaches to their Final Projects as peers.

ARH 815 MA-ARH Thesis


The objective of the MA-ARH Thesis is for an individual student
to demonstrate the ability of developing a concept related to
a particular architectural design exploration grounded on and
informed by the individual focus and research into architectural
subjects and issues that were explored throughout the program.

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ART EDUCATION

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To learn how to
teach artists,
surround yourself
with artists.
The School of Art Educations philosophy
is that every educator should be skilled
in and passionate about what they teach.
Our students develop a broad range
of their own visual art skills as well as
a deep understanding of pedagogy
the art and science of teaching. Our
graduates bring to their classrooms
artistry that inspires and teaching abilities
that succeed.

You will develop and hone your skills


in art and design in classes taught by
professional artists working in their field
and be mentored in pedagogy classes
taught by committed professional
educators.

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WHAT WE OFFER CAREER PATHS


Our Art Education degree combines theory and practice to offer a B.F.A. and M.A. in Art Education
comprehensive and versatile education. Students develop a broad range of their own visual art skills Art Education Administrator at the College or University Level*
as well as a deep understanding of pedagogy the art and
Students will: science of teaching. The Master Program is recommended for Art Program Administrator*, Museum Education Administrator*, Community
College Instructor *
Explore art education principles, history and practical applications students who want to teach in a museum, community center
Design teaching strategies to engage diverse audiences and/or private/independent school or want to create their own
Art Teacher in Public or Private School**, Art Curriculum Director***
Expand both your depth and breadth of art and design abilities Art Education Program. On campus students will participate in
through hands on studio instruction fieldwork within the San Francisco Bay Area (online students may
Art Program Coordinator Museum or Community Art Program
Graduate with a professional portfolio highlighting both artistic and do fieldwork locally).
teaching skills
After-School Art Instructor, Artist-in-Residence Art Instructor, Art Museum
Engage in fieldwork, internships and practicum opportunities with BFA/California Credential Art K-12 Blended Program* Program Assistant or Instructor
the myriad of museums, art and community centers, schools and Academy of Art BFA/Art Education students can earn their
galleries in the thriving culture center of San Francisco California K-12 Teaching credential as a fifth year program. This
Choose B.F.A or M.A. in Art Education, California Teaching will include one additional semester (post BFA) of Credential
Credential Art-K-12, and/or M.A.T. in Art Education specific classes and one semester of student teaching in a Bay *
After earning a Masters or higher degree
Area Public School. **
After earning a Teaching Credential
***
After earning a Teaching Credential or Masters Degree
Non Academy of Art University students can earn their California
K-12 Teaching Credential in a three semester program.

Master of Art in Teaching - M.A.T.*


The M.A.T. program is four semesters, or an additional semester
after completing the Art Teaching Credential program. This final
semester focuses on the students Capstone Thesis Project. This
Master degree is recommended for students who want to teach in
a public school setting.

*Non Academy of Art University students can apply to enter our


Credential and M.A.T. programs with a Bachelor degree and
passage of CBEST and CSET/Art tests.
Student teaching takes place in Bay Area Schools for both of
these programs.

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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS BFA ART EDUCATION DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition CHOOSE ONE:
for the Artist LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in Art BFA PEDAGOGY CORE COURSES
LA 108 Composition for the Artist
ARE 110 Drawing for Art Educators Minimum 2.5 GPA and the following general education
Education ARE 205 Developmental Psychology* requirements: CHOOSE ONE:
ARE 225 History of Art Education* 3 Written Communication courses LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS 3 Art Historical Awareness courses
ARE 310 Curriculum Development for the Art Classroom* LA 133 Short Form Writing
PEDAGOGY CORE 21 UNITS 1 Comparative Art History course
ARE 340 Learning to Talk About Art*
+ ART & DESIGN CORE 33 UNITS 1 U.S. Constitution course CHOOSE ONE:
ARE 460 Senior Seminar in Art Education*
+ ART/DESIGN PORTFOLIO 21 UNITS 1 Quantitative Literacy course LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS ARE 515 Integrating Technology into Art Education Settings
LA 280 Perspective Journalism
*Courses requiring fieldwork. After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
TOTAL 120 UNITS Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS
BFA ART & DESIGN CORE COURSES LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century
FA 110 Still Life Painting I LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century
FA 145 Printmaking LA 222 20th Century Art
FA 220 Watercolor Painting 1
FA 350 Mural Painting 1 COMPARATIVE ART HISTORY
FA 423 Abstract Painting 1 LA 127 Topics in World Art
FASCU 130 Sculpture 1
QUANTITATIVE LITERACY
FASCU 231 Ceramic Sculpture 1
FND 112 Figure Drawing CHOOSE ONE:
FND 125 Color and Design LA 124 Physics for Artists
ILL 133 Digital Media 1: Photography & Imaging LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
JEM 238 Papermaking/Mixed Media LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
WNM 249 Web Design 1 LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
LA 254 Human-Centered Design
LA 255 College Math
LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
LA 288 Vector, Matrices and Transformations
LA 293 Precalculus
LA 296 Applied Physics

U.S. CONSTITUTION
LA 270 U.S. History

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Art Teaching Credential - Track I ATC DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Art Teaching Credential - Track II ATC DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C in all required 21 units UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C in all required 33 units
MAJOR 21 UNITS MAJOR 33 UNITS
ATC - TRACK I ENTRY REQUIREMENTS* ATC - TRACK II ENTRY REQUIREMENTS*
TOTAL 21 UNITS TOTAL 33 UNITS
Successful completion of the following courses with a grade Minimum 2.5 GPA in an earned Bachelors Degree (or higher)
of B- or higher: Pass the CBEST Examination
ARE 205 Developmental Psychology Pass the CSET/Art Examination
ART TEACHING CREDENTIAL - TRACK I ARE 225 History of Art Education
ART TEACHING CREDENTIAL - TRACK II
TB Health Certificate
MAJOR COURSES MAJOR COURSES MAJOR COURSES
ARE 310 Curriculum Development for the Art Classroom DOJ & FBI Clearances
ARE 610 Teaching Audiences in a Diverse Society ARE 600 Developmental Psychology
ARE 460 Senior Seminar in Art Education CPR & First Aid Workshop Certificate
ARE 611 Teaching Audiences with Special Needs ARE 601 History of Art Education
ARE 515 Integrating Technology into Art Education Settings Resume
ARE 621 Instruction & Assessment of Academic Literacy ARE 610 Teaching Audiences in a Diverse Society
Minimum 2.5 GPA in an earned Bachelors Degree (or higher) 3 Letters of Recommendation
ARE 641 Student Teaching Seminar (4 units) ARE 611 Teaching Audiences with Special Needs
Pass the CBEST Examination
ARE 645 Assessment Preparation & Professional Portfolio ARE 615 Integrating Technology into Art Education Settings
Pass the CSET/Art Examination *See Admissions Requirements for details of general graduate
(2 units) ARE 620 Curriculum Development and Analysis in Art
TB Health Certificate school entry requirements.
ARE 901 Student Teaching in Public School Classroom (6 units) Education Settings
DOJ & FBI Clearances
ARE 621 Instruction & Assessment of Academic Literacy
CPR & First Aid Workshop Certificate
ARE 641 Student Teaching Seminar (4 units)
Resume
ARE 645 Assessment Preparation & Professional Portfolio
3 Letters of Recommendation
(2 units)
ARE 901 Student Teaching in Public School Classroom
*See Admissions Requirements for details of general graduate
(6 units)
school entry requirements.

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Master of Arts [MA] in Art MA ART EDUCATION DEGREE Master of Arts [MA] in Art MA ART EDUCATION DEGREE
REQUIREMENTS REQUIREMENTS
Education Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
Education with Studio Emphasis Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS
Minimum grade of C in all required 39 units Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units
MAJOR 30 UNITS MAJOR 24 UNITS
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 6 UNITS + ART & DESIGN CORE 24 UNITS
+ ELECTIVE * 3 UNITS + DIRECTED STUDY 6 UNITS
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 6 UNITS
TOTAL 39 UNITS
+ ELECTIVE * 3 UNITS

*Per director approval TOTAL 63 UNITS

*Per director approval

MA ART EDUCATION REQUIRED MAJOR MA ART EDUCATION GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS


COURSES REQUIREMENTS MA ART EDUCATION GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS
ARE 600 Developmental Psychology MA ART EDUCATION REQUIRED MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
ARE 601 History of Art Education ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS & AESTHETIC SENSITIVITY COURSES
ARE 612 Addressing Language & Special Needs in an GLA 601 Renaissance Art World & Its Classical Origins ARE 600 Developmental Psychology ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS & AESTHETIC SENSITIVITY
Inclusive Classroom ARE 601 History of Art Education GLA 601 Renaissance Art World & Its Classical Origins
CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING ARE 612 Addressing Language & Special Needs in an
ARE 615 Integrating Technology into Art Education Settings
GLA 606 Crossing Borders: Art & Culture in a Global Society Inclusive Classroom CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
ARE 625 Curriculum Design and Planning
ARE 615 Integrating Technology into Art Education Settings GLA 606 Crossing Borders: Art & Culture in a Global Society
ARE 626 Innovative Instructional Design and Practices
ARE 630 Museum Literacy: Learning to Teach in Museums ARE 625 Curriculum Design and Planning
ARE 640 Internship Placement & Concurrent Class Meetings ARE 626 Innovative Instructional Design and Practices
ARE 630 Museum Literacy: Learning to Teach in Museums
ARE 640 Internship Placement & Concurrent Class Meetings
FA 600 Figure Studio
FA 601 Drawing
FA 609 Painting
FA 613 Monotype and Relief Printing
or FA 612 Silkscreen
or FA 610 Etching
FA 631 Book Arts
FASCU 620 Figure Modeling
GR 616 Making Ideas Visible
PH 600 Digital Photography Concepts & Techniques
or WNM 622 Digital Capture

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Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) MAT ART EDUCATION DEGREE Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) MAT ART EDUCATION DEGREE
REQUIREMENTS TRACK I REQUIREMENTS TRACK II
Degree Track I Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
Degree Track II Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
Minimum 3.0 GPA Minimum 3.0 GPA
MAT ART EDUCATION UNIT REQUIREMENTS MAT ART EDUCATION UNIT REQUIREMENTS
Minimum grade of C in all required 30 units Minimum grade of C in all required 42 units
MAJOR 21 UNITS MAJOR 33 UNITS
ART & DESIGN CORE 3 UNITS ART & DESIGN CORE 3 UNITS
DIRECTED STUDY 6 UNITS MAT TRACK I ENTRY REQUIREMENTS* DIRECTED STUDY 6 UNITS MAT TRACK II ENTRY REQUIREMENTS*
Successful completion of the following courses with a grade
TOTAL 30 UNITS TOTAL 42 UNITS Minimum 2.5 GPA in an earned Bachelors Degree (or higher)
of B or higher:
Pass the CBEST Examination
ARE 205 Developmental Psychology
Pass the CSET/Art Examination
ARE 225 History of Art Education
TB Health Certificate
ARE 310 Curriculum Development for the Art
DOJ & FBI Clearances
MAT ART EDUCATION TRACK I Classroom MAT ART EDUCATION TRACK II
CPR & First Aid Workshop Certificate
MAJOR COURSES ARE 460 Senior Seminar in Art Education MAJOR COURSES
ARE 610 Teaching Audiences in a Diverse Society ARE 600 Developmental Psychology Resume
ARE 515 Integrating Technology into Art Education
ARE 611 Teaching Audiences with Special Needs ARE 601 History of Art Education 3 Letters of Recommendation
Settings
ARE 621 Instruction & Assessment of Academic Literacy ARE 610 Teaching Audiences in a Diverse Society
Minimum 2.5 GPA in an earned Bachelors Degree (or higher) *See Admissions Requirements for details of general graduate
ARE 641 Student Teaching Seminar (4 units) ARE 611 Teaching Audiences with Special Needs
Pass the CBEST Examination school entry requirements.
ARE 645 Assessment Preparation & Professional Portfolio ARE 615 Integrating Technology into Art Education Settings
Pass the CSET/Art Examination
(2 units) ARE 620 Curriculum Development and Analysis in Art
TB Health Certificate
ARE 901 Student Teaching in Public School Classroom Education Settings
DOJ & FBI Clearances
(6 units) ARE 621 Instruction & Assessment of Academic Literacy
CPR & First Aid Workshop Certificate
FA 601 Drawing ARE 641 Student Teaching Seminar (4 units)
Resume
or FA 609 Painting ARE 645 Assessment Preparation & Professional Portfolio
3 Letters of Recommendation
(2 units)
ARE 901 Student Teaching in Public School Classroom
*See Admissions Requirements for details of general graduate
(6 units)
school entry requirements.
FA 601 Drawing
or FA 609 Painting

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UNDERGRADUATE ARE 515 Integrating Technology into Art Education GRADUATE ARE 620 Curriculum Development and Analysis in
Settings Art Education Settings
COURSES Students will explore a multiple array of technologies that
COURSES Students will learn to develop effective curriculum units, art-
can be applied to the curriculum as well as curriculum-based integrated lesson plans, critique strategies, and collaborative
ARE 110 Drawing for Art Educators technologies for 21st century learners in Art Education settings. ARE 600 Developmental Psychology practices. They will learn how to set-up and manage stimulating
This course introduces classical drawing principles through the The course will also address the legal, ethical, and moral uses of Students will examine current theories and research pertaining art environments for diverse learners. As a part of the Midpoint
application of chiaroscuro techniques. Students will draw various the Internet and telecommunications media. This course is also to cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development from Review; students will organize and present the Art and Process
subjects in charcoal media to train the eye to observe form, value offered as ARE 615 and fulfills a requirement for the California Art infancy through adolescence and investigate the role of visual Portfolio around specific criteria.
and space as well as participate in critiques to engage more Teaching Credential. arts in human development. This course requires fieldwork and a
fully with their learning process and reflect on various teaching research project. Students will contact sites for observations in art
ARE 621 Instruction & Assessment of Academic
methods. classrooms, museums and community settings.
Literacy
Learn the teaching methods, assessment strategies and
ARE 205 Developmental Psychology ARE 601 History of Art Education applications to reading, speaking, and writing for standards-
Students will examine current theories and research pertaining Students will examine art education theories, practices and
based instruction in a variety of art classroom settings. Course
to cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development from challenges for implementing sound art education programs
will cover fundamentals of language acquisition theory and basic
infancy through adolescence as well as the role of visual arts in through advanced readings and structured field experience.
linguistic concepts as well as reading comprehension and critical
human development. This course requires fieldwork. Students Students will contact sites to undertake in-depth observations and
thinking.
will contact sites to undertake observations in art classrooms, a case study in art classrooms, museums or community settings.
museums and community settings.
ARE 625 Curriculum Design and Planning
ARE 610 Teaching Audiences in a Diverse Society Students will learn to develop effective, comprehensive
ARE 225 History of Art Education Students will learn about the linguistic, cultural, social and
curriculum, and will write lessons to be used for their future
Students will examine art education theories, practices and educational needs of English Language Learners in art
teaching. This course will also examine topics that affect the
challenges for implementing sound art education programs. classrooms, museums, and community settings. Through
art-education experience, such as setting up and managing art-
Students will examine various approaches to teaching art through fieldwork assignments, students will observe, learn and practice
education environments.
structured field experiences. This course requires fieldwork. strategies for meeting the needs of their future students. Students
Students will contact sites to undertake observations and a case will be responsible for finding their fieldwork sites.
study in art classrooms, museums or community settings. ARE 626 Innovative Instructional Design and
ARE 611 Teaching Audiences with Special Needs Practices
ARE 310 Curriculum Development for the Art Students will learn about the physical, social, and educational In this course, students will create innovative art lessons, broaden
needs of special needs and accelerated learners in art their perspective and philosophy of education, and design original
Classroom art program ideas that can be further developed and implemented
Students will learn how to apply standards-based, classrooms, museums, and community settings. Through
fieldwork assignments, students will observe, learn and deliver in their Capstone Project courses.
developmentally appropriate art instruction in classrooms,
museums and community settings. This is the Midpoint Review; hands-on art instruction at their site. Students will be responsible
students will organize projects, lessons, and journal entries into an for finding their fieldwork sites. ARE 630 Museum Literacy: Learning to Teach in
Art and Process Portfolio. Museums
ARE 612 Addressing Language & Special Needs in an Students will learn about the history, practices and programming
ARE 340 Learning to Talk About Art Inclusive Classroom issues related to art education in museums, including issues
Students will learn developmentally appropriate strategies This course will prepare students with strategies to meet the and policies that impact serving audiences with diverse needs
for engaging students with diverse needs in a variety of art needs of culturally diverse students, students with special needs, and interests, and serving audiences beyond physical sites and
educational settings through discussion and art practices. This English language learners, and gifted and talented students. collections. Fieldwork is required and students are responsible for
course requires fieldwork. Students will contact sites to undertake Students will also have the opportunity to observe and apply these finding an appropriate site.
observations and practice leading appropriate discussions in art strategies during fieldwork. Students will be responsible for finding
classrooms, museums or community settings. their fieldwork sites. ARE 631 Teaching Art in the Community
Students will focus on strategies for teaching art in community
ARE 460 Senior Seminar in Art Education ARE 615 Integrating Technology into Art Education organizations and non-traditional classroom settings. Emphasis
Students will review and expand upon prior coursework through will be placed on philosophical and programmatic approaches
Settings appropriate for serving audiences with diverse needs. Fieldwork is
field observations, interviews and special projects to reinforce Students will explore a multiple array of technologies that
their commitment to art and education. This course requires required and students are responsible for finding an appropriate
can be applied to the curriculum as well as curriculum-based
fieldwork. Students will contact sites to complete their required site.
technologies for 21st century learners in Art Education settings.
fieldwork assignments. Students will complete their Art and The course will also address the legal, ethical, and moral uses of
Process Portfolio for the Final Review. the Internet and telecommunications media.
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ARE 640 Internship Placement & Concurrent Class ARE 802 DS Mentorship Forum
Meetings In this course, students will meet independently with their Directed
Students will gain professional-quality hands-on art education Study Mentor and participate in weekly online peer reviews and
experience in a supervised position within an approved art discussions. Students will refine their thesis concepts, clearly
education setting. Students will spend a minimum of 10 hours per express intent and set personal goals for work. Instructor critique,
week at the work site, take part in 5 class meetings to discuss peer review, and advancing work based on feedback will be
the experiences, submit weekly written reports and make class emphasized. Students must submit a DS Mentorship request to
presentations. their Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.

ARE 641 Student Teaching Seminar ARE 810 Group Directed Study
A two day introductory workshop will precede placement in a Graduate students working on their individual Final Portfolio and/
public school classroom. Observation and supervised teaching or Thesis Project receive instruction and critiques of their work. In
experiences will be completed in ELL, exceptional and special addition to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress,
education environments. These field experiences will include graduate students discuss approaches to their Final Portfolio
observation, directed observation, cooperative planning, joint and/or Thesis Project as peers. Please note that some Group
teaching, tutoring, and small group discussion. Directed Study courses have a required course fee and course
prerequisites may vary by topic.

ARE 645 Assessment Preparation & Professional


ARE 820 DS Mentorship Forum
Portfolio
In this course, students will meet independently with their Directed
The purpose of this final review is to demonstrate mastery - both
Study Mentor and participate in weekly online peer reviews and
breadth and depth - of subject matter as well as preparedness
discussions. Students will refine their thesis concepts, clearly
to teach. Students will select work for their professional portfolios
express intent and set personal goals for work. Instructor critique,
demonstrating significant personal development as an artist in
peer review, and advancing work based on feedback will be
various mediums, as well as their understanding of pedagogy
emphasized. Students must submit a DS Mentorship request to
that will ensure successful teaching experiences in diverse
their Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.
classrooms.

ARE 835 Capstone Project - Planning & Development


ARE 650 Final Thesis Project Preparation and
This course is the first part of a two course sequence. In
Presentation this group directed study, students will develop an original
This course is the second of a two-semester thesis development art education program integrating and expanding upon the
process (ARE 635 & ARE 650) in which students will complete foundation of knowledge acquired in the School of Art Educations
the remaining components of their final thesis project. Students core curriculum.
will present their final thesis project and final review, thereby
demonstrating advanced skills in meeting all MA ARE program
learning outcomes.
ARE 850 Capstone Project - Program Documentation
This is the second part of a two course sequence supporting MA
students capstone project. In this group directed study course,
ARE 699 Special Topics students will focus on the implementation and documentation
Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are of their original art program developed in the ARE 835 capstone
taught by experts in a specific area. You may contact your course.
academic department director or advisor for more information.
Please note that some Special Topics have a required course fee,
prerequisites, and/or may require Department Director approval.
ARE 901 Student Teaching in Public School
Classroom
This course is the online component to Student Teaching Seminar.
ARE 801 Group Directed Study
It will provide a support system for students as they deal with the
Graduate students working on their individual Final Portfolio and/
day to day challenge of 20-30 hours of student teaching.
or Thesis Project receive instruction and critiques of their work. In
addition to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress,
graduate students discuss approaches to their Final Portfolio
and/or Thesis Project as peers. Please note that some Group
Directed Study courses have a required course fee and course
prerequisites may vary by topic.

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ART HISTORY

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The masterpieces of the


past set precedents for
the future. Art historians
curate inspiration for the
next generation.
Art Historians have the power to create
the context in which future generations
view art. Great art historians possess the
unique ability to bring the artists of the
past alive and make their work relevant in
todays world.

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WHAT WE OFFER CAREER PATHS


Art History instructor at the College or University level*,
Museum Curator*

Academy of Art Universitys Art History program is a one-of- Gallery, Public Art, Corporate or private collection curator
or Curatorial assistant, Art museum program assistant
a-kind experience, blending academic inquiry and practice
with one of the most extensive studio art and design programs Teacher in public or private school**
in the world. Throughout this comprehensive program, you Historical preservationist, fine art auctioneer or
will discover the power of art and be able to make a lasting appraiser, archivist

contribution to the cultural landscape. Independent scholar, researcher, writer, consultant

Academy of Art University celebrates the artistic traditions of the


past and encourages emerging artists and scholars to situate
themselves in this cultural continuum. Students completing
*After earning a Masters degree or higher
their Art History degree at Academy of Art University will have ** After earning a Teaching Credential
the opportunity to develop their studio practice while gaining
an in-depth knowledge of art history. Studio classes make up
approximately half of the majors curriculum and students will
produce a portfolio of work within a specialized area of fine art
as well as a written senior thesis.

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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES


LA 291 Designing Careers
EXPOSITORY WRITING
LA 108 Composition for the Artist CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & LA 127 Topics in World Art*
Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in Art BFA ART HISTORY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Argument *Core Requirement

History Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses,


EUROPEAN FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDIO FOUNDATIONS
studio coursework, LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
AHS 114 Traditional Materials, Tools, & Techniques in Art
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS or LA 108 Composition for the Artist, and LA 202 English CHOOSE FOUR FROM ONE LANGUAGE:
ARE 110 Drawing for Art Educators
MAJOR COURSEWORK Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 260 French 1: Basic Grammar & Speech FND 112 Figure Drawing
CORE 27 UNITS LA 262 French 2: Conversational French FND 125 Color and Design
Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education
MAJOR* 9 UNITS LA 267 Italian 1: Basic Grammar & Speech FND 131 Figure Modeling
requirements:
MAJOR ELECTIVES 9 UNITS LA 268 Spanish 1: Basic Grammar & Speech
2 Expository Writing courses
+ STUDIO 33 UNITS LA 269 Italian 2: Conversational Italian STUDIO FOCUS
4 European Foreign Language courses
+ LIBERAL ARTS** 36 UNITS LA 273 Spanish 2: Conversational Spanish CHOOSE SIX:
1 Western Civilization course
+ ELECTIVES 6 UNITS LA 294 German 1: Basic Grammar/Speech FA 110 Still Life Painting 1
1 Quantitative Literacy course
LA 295 German 2: Conversational German FA 121 Intermediate Figure Drawing
TOTAL 120 UNITS 1 Employment Communications & Practices course
LA 392 French 3: Reading & Writing FA 142 Lithography 1
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course
*Advanced Studies Art History LA 393 Spanish 3: Reading & Writing FA 143 Silkscreen 1
**Non-Art History General Education After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal LA 395 German 3: Reading & Writing FA 144 Etching 1/Intaglio
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. LA 397 Italian 3: Reading & Writing FA 145 Printmaking
LA 492 French 4: Proficiency FA 211 Introduction to Painting: Figure
LA 493 Spanish 4: Proficiency FA 213 Introduction to Anatomy
BFA ART HISTORY CORE COURSES BFA ART HISTORY ADVANCED STUDIES IN ART LA 495 German 4: Proficiency FA 222 Expressive Heads & Hands
AHS 116 Looking at Art and Design HISTORY COURSES LA 497 Italian 4: Proficiency FA 224 Composition & Painting
AHS 120 Art History through the 15th Century FA 227 Fine Arts Heads & Hands
CHOOSE THREE: WESTERN CIVILIZATION
AHS 121 Art History through the 19th Century FA 241 Book Arts 1
LA 420 Art of the Italian Renaissance LA 171 Western Civilization
AHS 222 20th Century Art for Art History Majors FA 242 Lithography 2: Color
LA 421 Northern Renaissance Art
AHS 466 Art History Senior Thesis QUANTITATIVE LITERACY FA 243 Silkscreen 2
LA 422 Italian Baroque Art
LA 127 Topics in World Art FA 244 Etching 2
LA 423 The Golden Age of Dutch Art CHOOSE ONE:
LA 307 History of Aesthetics FA 255 Letterpress
LA 432 Art of Spain: From El Greco to Picasso LA 124 Physics for Artists
LA 327 Art of the Classical World FA 325 Mixed Media Drawing & Painting 1
LA 433 18th & 19th Century European Art LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
LA 333 Art of the Middle Ages FA 341 Book Arts 2
LA 464 Survey of Dada & Surrealism LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
FA 344 Monotype 1
LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
FA 345 Advanced Projects in Printmaking 1
LA 254 Human-Centered Design
FA 347 Relief Painting 1
LA 255 College Math
FA 348 Paper Sculpture
LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
FA 355 Letterpress 2
LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
FASCU 130 Sculpture 1
LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations
FASCU 180 Modeling & Sculpting the Classical Figure
LA 293 Precalculus
FASCU 231 Ceramics Sculpture 1
LA 296 Applied Physics
FASCU 233 The Art of Moldmaking & Casting
FASCU 234 Head & Figure Sculpture
FASCU 235 Metal Fabrication & Welding
FASCU 270 Ecorche
FND 116 Perspective
ILL 120 Clothed Figure Drawing 1
ILL 220 Clothed Figure Drawing 2

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Master of Arts [MA] in Art History MA ART HISTORY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
MAJOR 27 UNITS Minimum grade of C in all required 36 units
+ DIRECTED STUDY 3 UNITS Reading proficiency in one of the following languages:
+ STUDIO 6 UNITS French, German, Italian or Spanish*

Total 36 UNITS * NOTE: Students must demonstrate reading proficiency in at least


one European language prior to graduation. European language
coursework cannot apply toward the Masters Degree.

After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal


Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.

MA ART HISTORY REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES STUDIO COURSES


AHS 600 Art History Methodologies & Theory
CHOOSE TWO:
GLA 601 The Renaissance Art World & its Classical Origins
FA 600 Figure Studio
GLA 602 The Art & Ideology of the 20th Century
FA 601 Drawing
GLA 606 Crossing Borders: Art & Culture in a Global Society
FA 609 Painting
FA 610 Etching
CHOOSE FIVE: FA 630 Color Theory
AHS 610 Ancient Greek Art: the Foundation of Western FA 631 Book Arts
Civilization FASCU 620 Figure Modeling
AHS 613 Medieval Art: From Carolingian to Gothic
AHS 620 Italian Renaissance Art
AHS 621 Art of the Northern Renaissance
AHS 622 Art of the Italian Baroque
AHS 623 Art of the Dutch Golden Age
AHS 633 Art of 18th and 19th Century Europe
AHS 634 Dada and Surrealism
AHS 661 The Artist in the Modern World
AHS 665 The History and Study of Signs: Semiotics & the
Visual Arts
AHS 695 Collaborative Project
AHS 800 Directed Study
AHS 801 Group Directed Study
ARH 631 Architectural History 2: Ascendancy of the
Renaissance
ARH 635 Contemporary Urban Theory
ARH 641 Architectural History: Modernism and its Global
Impact
GLA 607 Art & Ideas of the Enlightenment
GLA 609 Renovating Tradition: Art & Ideas of the 19th Century
GLA 903 Graduate Seminar in Europe

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UNDERGRADUATE GRADUATE AHS 621 Art of the Northern Renaissance


This course discusses the sculpture, painting and architecture
COURSES COURSES of Northern Europe, including Netherlands, Flanders, France,
Germany and England, from 1300 to 1600. Students will engage
AHS 114 Traditional Materials, Tools, & Techniques AHS 600 Art History Methodologies & Theory in substantive analysis of the art, in addition to primary and
in Art This course provides an introduction to art-historical methods and secondary source material. Their research will culminate in
This course explores the materials, tools and techniques used historiography, with an emphasis on historical development of scholarly written work and presentations.
by the artist in the realm of two-and three-dimensional mediums: current practices, interpretive methodology, critical theory, debates
drawing, painting and sculpture. Understanding art and the within the field, and cross-disciplinary dialogues. Students will AHS 622 Art of the Italian Baroque
process of making art is achieved through hands-on studio work, consider the definition of and approach to art-historical problems This course evaluates Italian works of art and architecture from
theoretical investigation and the submission of a written piece of from late Renaissance to the present. 1600 to 1700. Students will critically appraise the art in its context
research. through the analysis of primary and secondary readings seminal
AHS 610 Ancient Greek Art: the Foundation of to the study of Baroque art, culminating in written work and
AHS 116 Looking at Art and Design Western Civilization presentations.
This course introduces students to the fundamental principles This course examines the art, archaeology, architecture, and
of art and design through visual analysis. Curriculum focuses on ideology that comprised the foundation of the ancient Greek AHS 623 Art of the Dutch Golden Age
a variety of media including painting, sculpture and graphic art civilization and how it has influenced Western culture. Students will This course examines art of the 17th century Dutch Republic
providing students with a context to engage in the art historical present and write research papers to critically assess how such and its environs. Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Dyck, Vermeer, Hals,
and cultural appreciation of two and three-dimensional art. a culture became a fundamental phenomenon ingrained in the Dou and Leyster and others will be studied. Students will engage
values and arts of today. in a deep analysis of artwork through primary and secondary
AHS 120 Art History Through the 15th Century readings seminal to the study, concluding in written work and
This class examines the major period styles of art in Western AHS 612 Egyptian Art & Archaeology - To the Death presentations.
civilization from prehistoric times to the late Gothic and early of Cleopatra VII
Renaissance periods. Students are introduced to the language This course examines the art and archaeology of Egypt from the AHS 633 Art of 18th and 19th Century Europe
of the arts in various media while examining the purposes of art. earliest times to the death of Cleopatra VII. Students will critically This course studies 19th century Art and its 18th century origins.
Students taking this course online may be required to take a analyze Egyptian Art and its influence in the West through the Deeper analysis of the Enlightenment and aesthetic themes
proctored exam at an approved testing facility. Students who need study of primary and secondary source material and evaluate and of the Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism and
testing accommodations related to a disability should contact apply this knowledge through written resource. Impressionism will be examined through application of primary
Classroom Services. and secondary readings. Students will engage with the period and
research through presentations and written work.
AHS 613 Medieval Art: From Carolingian to Gothic
AHS 121 Art History Through the 19th Century This seminar will trace the development of the art and architecture
This course examines the major period styles of art in Western from the Carolingian to the Gothic periods with an emphasis AHS 634 Dada and Surrealism
civilization from the high Renaissance through the nineteenth on the Gothic Style as a reflection of Frances emergence as a This course focuses on the art, philosophy and film of international
century. Students are introduced to the language of the arts in significant royal power in the 13th century. In addition, analysis of Dada and Surrealist artists whose work became a turning point
various media while examining the purposes of art. Students representative works of art and architecture from early Christianity, in the evolution of modern art history. Students will examine both
taking this course online may be required to take a proctored Byzantium, and Islam will help recover the cross-cultural movements through the lens of Modernism and postmodernism
exam at an approved testing facility. Students who need testing exchange that occurred in the Mediterranean in the medieval and synthesize their research through presentations and written
accommodations related to a disability should contact Classroom period. Students will apply their knowledge through presentations, work.
Services. class discussions and written research that demonstrates a
command of the course material, assigned readings, and topics AHS 636 Modern Painting and Sculpture from 1850
AHS 222 20th Century Art for Art History Majors discussed in class.
to the 1960s
This class presents a critical study of the major movements in This course will examine modern art, primarily of Western Europe
Western fine art from the late nineteenth century to the present AHS 620 Italian Renaissance Art and the United States, from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century.
including Post-Impressionism, Expressionism, Fauvism, Art This course researches the major artists, artworks and historical The topics of aesthetics of originality, nonconformity, and newness
Nouveau, Cubism, Futurism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Abstract context related to the production of painting, sculpture and will be discussed through the reading of the 19th-century writers
Expressionism, Minimalism, Pop Art, Performance Art, Graffiti and architecture in Italy from 1300 to 1600. Students will critically and contemporary scholars. Students will study how modern art
Post-Modernism. appraise artwork through the study of primary and secondary is connected to major societal shifts that occurred during these
Additional Art History courses are listed under Liberal Arts courses source material and evaluate and apply this knowledge through periods.
starting on page 527. Art History courses are listed under
Additional
AHS 466 Art History Senior Thesis written research and class presentation.
Liberal Arts courses starting on page 527.
This course will help senior students create and develop their
graduation portfolio and written thesis. Students will focus
attention on a cohesive body of work and their independent VIEW the schedule, prerequisites,
research in art history through individual presentation of existing VIEW the schedule, prerequisites,
and course fees & REGISTER at
pieces and drafts of their written thesis. and course fees & REGISTER at
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AHS 661 The Artist in the Modern World AHS 802 DS Mentorship Forum AHS 826 Art History Thesis - Baroque Art
This course presents a critical study of contemporary art, In this course, students will meet independently with their Directed Students will prepare, edit and present original research in
through a survey of art movements from 1980 to the present. The Study Mentor and participate in weekly online peer reviews and the form of a written thesis focusing on a topic particular to
social, political, and technological contexts of contemporary art discussions. Students will refine their thesis concepts, clearly the Baroque period. Class meetings will include peer critique
movements such as Graffiti Art, Trans-avant-garde, Britart, Neo- express intent and set personal goals for work. Instructor critique, discussion. The course culminates in the completion of a final
Pop, Stuckism, and the New Leipzig School and beyond will be peer review, and advancing work based on feedback will be paper documenting their art historical research, analysis and
examined. emphasized. Students must submit a DS Mentorship request to criticism.
their Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.
AHS 665 The History and Study of Signs: Semiotics & AHS 838 Art History Thesis - Spanish Art
the Visual Arts AHS 805 Continued Group Directed Study Students will prepare, edit, and present original research in the
This course investigates semiotics: the theory and study of signs Graduate students continuing work on their individual Final form of a written thesis focusing on a topic particular to Spanish
and symbols, by exploring the relationship between the language Projects receive instruction and critiques of their work. In addition Art. Class meetings will include peer critique discussion. The
of signs and the visual arts. Students will study fine art, film to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress, graduate course culminates in the completion of a final paper documenting
graphic design, advertising and mass media in their analysis of students discuss approaches to their Final Projects as peers. their art historical research, analysis and criticism.
semiotics, culminating in presentations and written work.
AHS 820 Art History Thesis - Early Italian AHS 850 Art History Thesis - 20th Century
AHS 695 Collaborative Project Renaissance Students will prepare, edit, and present original research in the
Students meeting set criteria are selected by their department to Students will prepare, edit, and present original research in the form of a written thesis focusing on a topic particular to the 20th
work on an interdisciplinary collaborative project as part of their form of a written thesis focusing on a topic particular to the early century. Class meetings will include peer critique discussion. The
studio requirement. Italian Renaissance. Class meetings will include peer critique course culminates in the completion of a final paper documenting
discussion. The course culminates in the completion of a final their art historical research, analysis, and criticism.

AHS 699 Special Topics paper documenting their art historical research, analysis, and
Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are criticism. AHS 900 Internship
taught by experts in a specific area. You may contact your Students will gain practical experience in a professional
academic department director or advisor for more information. AHS 821 Art History Thesis - Italian Renaissance environment by performing under supervised internship at a host
Please note that some Special Topics have a required course fee, Students will prepare, edit, and present original research in the company. Students must submit the companys job description to
prerequisites, and/or may require Department Director approval. form of a written thesis focusing on a topic particular to the Italian their Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.
Renaissance. Class meetings will include peer critique discussion.
AHS 800 Directed Study The course culminates in the completion of a final paper
Directed study is the primary concentration of a Masters degree documenting their art historical research, analysis, and criticism.
candidates work toward the completion of a Final Portfolio
and/or Thesis Project. With the approval of the Department AHS 822 Art History Thesis - Northern Renaissance
Director, students may take any university coursework to develop Students will prepare, edit, and present original research in
specific conceptual and technical skills that will enable them the form of a written thesis focusing on a topic particular to the
to further develop their Final Portfolio and/or successfully bring northern Renaissance. Class meetings will include peer critique
a Final Thesis Project to completion. Please note that some discussion. The course culminates in the completion of a final
Directed Study courses have a required course fee and course paper documenting their art historical research, analysis, and
prerequisites may vary by topic. criticism.

AHS 801 Group Directed Study AHS 825 Art History Thesis - High Renaissance /
Graduate students working on their individual Final Portfolio and/ Mannerism
or Thesis Project receive instruction and critiques of their work. In Students will prepare, edit, and present original research in the
addition to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress, form of a written thesis focusing on a topic particular to the High
graduate students discuss approaches to their Final Portfolio Renaissance and Mannerist period. Class meetings will include
and/or Thesis Project as peers. Please note that some Group peer critique discussion. The course culminates in the completion
Directed Study courses have a required course fee and course of a final paper documenting their art historical research, analysis,
prerequisites may vary by topic. and criticism.

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COMMUNICATIONS
AND MEDIA
TECHNOLOGIES

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The On-Demand Storyteller


There never has been a more
exciting time in media. Advancing
audio and video technology is giving
us new ways to enjoy, produce and
distribute information. Content is
still king making the broadcasting
skills that well teach you even more
valuable.

The next generation of storyteller is a


multimedia journalist who combines
reporting, editing and producing
skills in short form video. With a reel
containing podcasts, webisodes and
segments, youll be on demand for
the information revolution around us.

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WHAT WE OFFER CAREER PATHS


Learn to write, edit, shoot, produce, host, report, Do in-depth, feature-length investigations, or a
and broadcast across all types of media. series of investigations, just like the pros do.

Be on camera or learn to direct camera talent: Learn production skills: produce broadcast-
in the studio, or on location. The choice is up to ready video content that adheres to On Camera Production Social Media
you! Learn the jobs of the News Anchor, Host, professional standards.
Video Journalist, Multimedia Journalist, and
more! Multiplatform. Cutting edge. Hands-On. Use and create interactive content and web
Video host Producer/Director Social Media Manager
Start your career now. designs to promote and enhance your media
projects.
Create professional media content for the Anchor Associate Producer Blogger
Internet, radio, TV, cable, broadcast syndication, Learn from the best: Our faculty consists
and more! of well-known industry pros with years of
Sports reporter Motion Graphic Designer Community Director
experience.
Become a media expert in art, design, news,
fashion, entertainment, sports, technology, Do all of this while getting a minor in a field of Podcaster Video Editor Content Strategist
food, or any specialty that interests you. art and design.
Develop scripts, features, articles and other
written content for media coverage in various Entertainment reporter Production Assistant Brand Manager
platforms.

Live streaming host Live Streaming Tech Social Marketing Coordinator

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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS QUANTITATIVE LITERACY

CHOOSE ONE:
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
LA 124 Physics for Artists
CHOOSE ONE: LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
Bachelor of Arts [BA] in BA COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA
LA 108 Composition for the Artist
LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
TECHNOLOGIES DEGREE REQUIREMENTS LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
Communications and Media CHOOSE ONE:
LA 254 Human-Centered Design
Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
Technologies LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition for
LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling LA 255 College Math
LA 133 Short Form Writing LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
the Artist
BA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
CHOOSE ONE:
MAJOR COURSEWORK Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations
LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & LA 293 Precalculus
CORE 36 UNITS requirements:
MAJOR 15 UNITS Argument LA 296 Applied Physics
3 Written Communication courses
+ MINOR / MAJOR ELECTIVES 15 UNITS LA 280 Perspective Journalism
1 Historical Awareness course
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS 1 Quantitative Literacy course CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS 1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course CHOOSE ONE:
LA 291 Designing Careers
TOTAL 120 UNITS 1 Employment Communications and Practices course LA 127 Topics in World Art
HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
LA 238 World Literature
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. CHOOSE ONE:
LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA 171 Western Civilization
LA 343 Comparative Religion
LA 270 U.S. History
LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist
BA COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence
MAJOR ELECTIVES OR MINOR LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol
TECHNOLOGIES CORE COURSES LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain
Students may opt to minor in any field of art and design with the
COM 102 Visual Storytelling: Editing Fundamentals for Short- LA 278 Seminar in France
intent of enriching their practice in their major area of study. Minors
Form Video Content LA 279 Seminar in Italy
are achieved by completing a purposeful selection of classes
COM 103 You Media: Short Form Production 1 LA 359 Urban Sociology
within another art and design discipline, typically including a
COM 104 Multimedia Communications: On-Camera broad experience of the history, aesthetics, and basic skills of that
Performance discipline. See advisor for a list of minor course options.
COM 105 Writing for Multimedia
COM 110 Media Now: Introduction to Digital Production
COM 115 Digital Tools for New Media
COM 150 Introduction to Radio/ Podcasting
COM 200 Multi-Platform Content Creation
COM 210 Multi-Platform Content Live
COM 303 Blogging and Short Form Production
COM 400 In-Depth Project: The Game Show
or COM 410 In-Depth Project: Redefining Informational Media
Production
or COM 420 In-Depth Project: Studio Entertainment Series

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Master of Arts [MA] in MA COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA


TECHNOLOGIES DEGREE
Communications and Media REQUIREMENTS
Technologies Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C in all required 36 units

MAJOR 30 UNITS
+ ELECTIVES* 6 UNITS

TOTAL 36 UNITS

* Per director approval

MA COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA


TECHNOLOGIES REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES
COM 602 Visual Storytelling: Editing for Short-Form Video
Content
COM 603 Visual Storytelling Production
COM 604 On-Camera Performance for Multiplatform Media
COM 610 Media Production: Working with the Client
COM 611 Evolution of Global Media
COM 620 Multiplatform Specialty Writing
COM 625 Creating Original Content
COM 635 Social Media Production & Branding
COM 645 Digital Tools for Multiplatform Interactive Design
COM 650 Multiplatform Production: Original Series

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UNDERGRADUATE COM 106 Sports & Media


This course provides an in-depth study of the nature of sports
COM 202 Multimedia Formats & Trends
This course focuses on marketing and distribution, media
COM 301 Multiplatform Production
Students will move beyond broadcast and into multiplatform
COURSES reporting. Students gain experience in writing sports articles for placement, formats, and trends. Students will learn techniques for formats that include producing for and working with clients.
both features and news, and some assignments will be based distributing original content using internet distribution channels. Building on skills learned in other production classes, students will
COM 101 Communications, You and Social Media on live game coverage. Students learn reporting techniques for The use of cloud applications to distribute original content will be develop and produce a promotional program for a local startup.
This freshmen experience course is designed for first time sports announcing, sports broadcasting, web reporting, and print. introduced. Students will perform roles in pre-production, production and
college students. Students with 12 completed college units post-production, including finding a client, executing their creative
or students with military experience are exempt from COM COM 110 Media Now: Introduction to Digital COM 204 Multimedia Communications 2: vision and producing a video story to meet client needs.
101. This course guides students in exploring their identities
Production Interviewing
as media creators, connecting with the university and artistic COM 302 Producing Live Media
This course will provide an overview of producing content in the In this course, students will learn the art of an interview as a
communities, and understanding their potential impact in the In this course, students will learn about and execute regular
areas of entertainment, sports, fashion, and news for release conversation. Students will develop and perform interview styles
world as communicators. Through discussions, activities and live television broadcasts and webcasts. Stress is placed on
on platforms including television, Vine, and YouTube. Students for radio, television, and digital media. Students will prepare for
contextualized projects, students will practice the principles that mastering creative and technical aspects of a broadcast, in a
will learn about the major roles in production by creating video interviews by crafting effective questions. Using historic examples,
promote best practices in community, critique, craft and creative studio and on location. Students will perform the duties of each
projects and scripts. They will also develop strategies related to students will compare contemporary interview styles with legends
problem solving. crew member in the course of the semester.
planning, deadlines, equipment, and field production. in the field.

COM 102 Visual Storytelling: Editing Fundamentals COM 303 Blogging and Short Form Production
COM 115 Digital Tools for New Media COM 206 Play By Play & Live Field Reporting
for Short-Form Video Content This course teaches the fundamental digital tools for media This course focuses on a study of play-by-play sports reporting. Building upon skills learned, students will master the art of short
This course focuses on editing techniques for short-form video professionals. Students will learn to apply layers, timelines, Students will apply advanced sports reporting skills, including form production by developing and building their own series.
content. Students will shoot their own original footage which they and keyframes to create animations and to enhance websites. research, writing, and on-air voice techniques in order to conduct Students will practice creating compelling and cutting-edge
will edit using basic editing skills including importing, exporting, Through short exercises, students will practice and refine skills radio play-by-play segments based on current sports events. content and adapt it for multiple venues.
audio mixing, and color correction. Editing for emotional impact to create interactive media. Students will design user interfaces,
and heightened user engagement through dynamic, compelling graphics, and cinemagraphs. COM 304 Multimedia Communications 3: Hosting &
storytelling will be emphasized. NOTE: A digital device with video
COM 208 Dynamic Aerial Imagery: Fundamentals of
capabilities such as a smart phone or camera is required for this Drone Production Creative Content
course, as students will be responsible for capturing their own
COM 141 Storytelling: From Telephone to Students will be introduced to and gain hands-on experience In this course, students will serve as hosts for broadcast and
Transmedia with exciting capabilities presented by the emerging field of online programming. Students will learn how to command
footage to edit.
Explore the impact storytelling has on various media drone photography. Students will conduct aerial photography attention, manage guests, speak extemporaneously, and respond
technologies and their relationship with local and global electronic and cinematography exercises by flying various drones to to unexpected events. As hosts, students will develop creative
COM 103 You Media: Short Form Production 1 content for variety and trade shows, in addition to other genres.
media institutions, audiences, and events. Students will research create dynamic aerial footage. Topics include aerojournalism,
In this course, students will apply basic audio and video
and analyze integration and adoption of transmedia (telling stories aerial photography, the fundamentals of flight, safety rules and
storytelling to produce, direct, shoot, and edit short form videos
for a variety of media platforms. Developing and analyzing
across multiple mediums) impacting the future of multimedia regulations. COM 306 Play by Play 2
communication. This course provides an in-depth study of complex, multi-variable
story ideas, teamwork, and effective use of technology will be
COM 210 Multiplatform Content Live play-by-play sports reporting. Students will apply advanced sports
emphasized.
COM 150 Introduction to Radio/ Podcasting Using story packages produced in COM 200, students will be reporting skills, including research, writing, and field reporting
In this course, students will learn the basics of radio broadcasting able to produce a 30-minute production that will be televised and techniques in order to conduct audio and visual play-by-play
COM 104 Multimedia Communications: On-Camera segments based on fall sporting events, such as football, World
combined with an overview of podcasting. Students will become streamed. Each week, students will rotate positions so they learn
Performance familiar with the professional roles associated with radio the various on-camera and off-camera responsibilities needed to Series baseball, and NBA basketball.
In this course, students will practice the role of on-camera broadcasting while having the opportunity to produce their get a 30-minute program on the air.
talent for television and digital media, applying vocal and visual own podcasts. Students will gain basic skills in audio editing, COM 330 Motion Graphics for Digital Media 2
presentation skills. Students will evaluate the features of local interviewing techniques, and radio production. This advanced graphics for digital media course focuses on
and international news and other genres. This course will feature
COM 230 Motion Graphics for Digital Media 1
This digital media course focuses on the most popular graphics complex techniques used in digital graphics production. Students
industry professionals, and onsite or virtual tours of media will become competitive and efficient skilled digital media artists
stations.
COM 200 Multiplatform Content Creation tools in digital production. Students will apply design principals
Designed to be taken concurrently with COM 210, this course and aesthetics for digital media and use an array of applications and use complicated industry tools to create professional quality
emphasizes the ability to produce news reporter packages using to create dynamic graphics for different media including graphics for any type of digital media.
COM 105 Writing for Multimedia video storytelling techniques. Student work will be included in a broadcast video, the internet and mobile devices.
This course covers writing and reporting techniques for all forms 30-minute telecast. COM 340 Multiplatform Design for Communications
of media, including the web, radio, and television. Emphasis is This course focuses on mobile media and interactivity. Students
placed on writing compelling content for entertainment, news,
COM 250 Podcast Production and Promotion
Students will conceive, develop and produce podcasts. Includes will design their own web apps for mobile devices, acquiring
informational, and instructional stories. experience in augmented reality and content management
concept development, researching audiences, piloting material
and selecting formats and styles. Students will write, host, record systems. Students will be introduced to gesture-based interaction.
and edit an original feature-length podcast. Students will learn
VIEW the schedule, prerequisites, about publishing their shows on iTunes and promoting their shows
and course fees & REGISTER at using social media.
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COM 351 Media Station Management


Students will learn how to manage all aspects of a radio/
COM 499 Multimedia Communications Special GRADUATE COM 620 Multiplatform Specialty Writing
In this course, students will learn to write short-form multimedia
Topics
podcasting media station. As media station managers, students Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are
COURSES stories using professional script formats. Students will write for
will investigate trends and audience data to inform programming, taught by experts in a specific area. You may contact your audio, video, and websites. Emphasis will be placed on gathering
promotion, imaging, and marketing decisions. Students will academic department director or advisor for more information. COM 602 Visual Storytelling: Editing for Short-Form and synthesizing original interviews with information from personal
schedule program sweepers, promos, radio segments, and Please note that Special Topics have an additional course fee and Video Content contacts, email, social networks, and published material.
feature-length podcasts for the weekly operation of AAUs radio course prerequisites may vary by topic. In this course, students will learn basic video and audio editing
station. techniques and gain an understanding of the purpose and power COM 625 Creating Original Content
COM 500 Internship in Multimedia Communications of editing. Students will also learn techniques for managing This course provides real-world experience as a video journalist.
COM 400 In-Depth Project: The Game Show Internship is only open to qualified upper-division students, and distributing media, and further their knowledge of creative Students will be expected to exhibit advanced skills in writing,
Students will contribute video reports to a regularly scheduled offering an opportunity to work in a field related to Multimedia multimedia storytelling. editing, production, post-production, and reporting, while being
30-minute program appearing in a variety of media, including Communications. put under industry deadlines and expectations. This course will
broadcast, web, and mobile. Focus may include entertainment, COM 603 Visual Storytelling Production conclude with an evaluative review of the students progress and
fashion, food, politics, and similar specialty reporting. Students This course allows graduate students to create a series of short professional reel.
will master the personalities, terminology, history, and current pieces using high-definition technology. Students may choose
events in that field. from a variety of topics from entertainment, news, fashion, food, COM 630 Motion Graphics for Digital Media
reality television, technology, sports or art and design. This course will focus on the basic tools for animating graphics
COM 410 In-Depth Project: Redefining Informational for digital media. Students will learn about design principles and
Media Production COM 604 On-Camera Performance for aesthetics and create dynamic graphics for media storytelling in
Students will expand their skills in broadcast and online broadcast, web, and mobile platforms.
Multiplatform Media
production by creating original programming that includes In this course, students will develop professional on-camera
video creation, hosted segments, and remote and studio-based presentation skills and develop content for their resume reels. COM 635 Social Media Production & Branding
interviews using virtual sets. Students will engage in modular Students will gain advanced skills in using teleprompters, green In this course, students will learn the theory and practice of
content creation and learn the power of social marketing. Students screen presentations, interviewing on camera in-studio and on- marketing and public relations. Students will learn to create
will learn managerial and leadership skills. location, doing stand-ups, and writing and editing scripts. objectives and messaging behind campaigns and put them into
practice.
COM 420 In-Depth Project: Studio Entertainment COM 608 Professional Drone Production
Series Students will record video and photographs with industry- COM 645 Digital Tools for Multiplatform Interactive
In this course, students learn to produce a weekly live studio standard UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). Emphasis will Design
entertainment series. Students will assume a variety of roles be on professional production values, safety, piloting skills Students in this course will conceive and build their own web
and responsibilities associated with hosts, on-camera talent, and regulatory requirements. Graduates of the course will be apps for mobile. Students will learn to incorporate all the audio
producers, videographers, and editors. Entertainment, fashion, fully qualified for employment as aerial cinematographers and and visual elements associated with apps. The course will focus
food, politics, and similar specialty genres may be addressed. aerojournalists and be prepared for federal certification. on how to enable interactivity through the use of graphics and
animation.
COM 490 Portfolio Enhancement COM 610 Media Production: Working with the
Students will further their skill in specific areas as determined Client COM 650 Multiplatform Production: Original Series
by the Department Director. Professional standards for process, In this course, students will have the opportunity to perform This course covers production from the perspective of a television
technique, and execution will be emphasized. Outcomes will be various roles within an industry standard environment. Students series producer, associate producer, segment producer, and
topic specific. Department Director approval is required. Course will work on a real-world production, including the concept, pitch, talent producer. Students will develop and construct a multi-part
fees and prerequisites may vary by topic. development, pre-production, and production. Post-production television series.
and distribution will continue in Multimedia Production 2.
COM 495 Your Media Portfolio: The Resume and COM 690 Final Thesis: Your Media Portfolio
Beyond COM 611 Evolution of Global Media This course will be focused on the professional reel, personal
Students will market themselves by developing an entire branding This course surveys the development of media technology and web presence, and social networks. Students will be taught
strategy, including website, social media messages, resume, and content, from 20th century broadcast models to todays digital professional practices, and will be prepared to enter the
collateral. Materials will incorporate graphics, such as logos and platforms. Students will analyze various textural media , compare professional marketplace. Students will be encouraged to
professional name. Students will be interviewed by professional and contrast patterns of social media sharing and behavior, then further develop their own creative and individual styles in their
hiring managers. Emphasis is placed on how to form and operate predict the future and impact of disruptive technologies. professional reels.
a business.

COM 498 Collaborative Project


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Students meeting set criteria are selected by their department to
and course fees & REGISTER at
work on an interdisciplinary collaborative project.
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COM 695 Collaborative Project


Students meeting set criteria are selected by their department to
work on an interdisciplinary collaborative project as part of their
studio requirement.

COM 699 Special Topics


Special Topics class offerings change each semester and are
taught by experts in a specific area. You may contact your
academic department director or advisor for more information.
Please note that some Special Topics have a required course fee,
prerequisites, and/or may require Department Director approval.

COM 801 Group Directed Study


Graduate students working on their individual Final Portfolio and/
or Thesis Project receive instruction and critiques of their work. In
addition to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress,
graduate students discuss approaches to their Final Portfolio
and/or Thesis Project as peers. Please note that some Group
Directed Study courses have a required course fee and course
prerequisites may vary by topic.

COM 802 DS Mentorship Forum


In this course, students will meet independently with their Directed
Study Mentor and participate in weekly online peer reviews and
discussions. Students will refine their thesis concepts, clearly
express intent and set personal goals for work. Instructor critique,
peer review, and advancing work based on feedback will be
emphasized. Students must submit a DS Mentorship request to
their Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.

COM 805 Continued Group Directed Study


Graduate students continuing work on their individual Final
Projects receive instruction and critiques of their work. In addition
to regular instructor critiques of their work in progress, graduate
students discuss approaches to their Final Projects as peers.

COM 900 Internship


Students will gain practical experience in a professional
environment by performing under supervised internship at a host
company. Students must submit the companys job description to
their Department Director and the Graduate School for approval.

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FASHION

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If its in you,
well bring it out
of you.
Fashion moves fast. A transforming industry that resets itself every season requires
an agile, adapting curriculum. Ours happens to be like no other fashion school in this
country. International in scope, the program combines European technique, New York
industry savvy and a streak of Californian cool.

Youll be taught the basics and then guided to find your own fashion path culminating on
the bright lights of the runway. Our school holds three fashion shows a year to launch the
careers of our future design stars.

Throughout your journey, you will be mentored by professionals trained at houses such as
Alexander McQueen, Calvin Klein, Oscar de la Renta and Vivienne Westwood.

Fashion is a calling. When youre ready to devote yourself to it, call us.

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WHAT WE OFFER
New York Fashion Week:Since 2005, Academy of Art University
has been the first and only school to present both fall and spring
graduate collections duringNew YorkFashion Week.

Graduation Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony: The


Graduation Fashion Show is an industry event attracting press
from major fashion publications, recruiters, executives and top
designers such as Azzedine Alaa,Yigal Azroul,Sarah Burton,
Oscar de la Renta, Alexander McQueen, Zac Posen, Ralph Rucci,
andWalter Van Beirendonck.

Real-World Projects: Academy of Art University collaborates with


industry companies on projects, competitions and sponsorship.
Companies include Abercrombie & Fitch, Banana Republic, Loro
Piana, Mokuba, Nordstrom
and Swarovski.

Internships: The university works with international brands and


recruitment agencies on internships and job placement.

French Exchange Program: Since 1998, through the Sister


City Scholarship Exchange Program, the university awards
scholarships to fashion students to study at two of the best
fashion schools in Paris: Studio Berot and LEcole de la Chambre
Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne.

State-of-the-art Facilities: The School of Fashion has industry-


standard equipment for sewing, textiles, silk screens, pattern
drafting, and more. The department also provides two Stoll
America Industrial Knitting production machines, 16 single bed
and ten double bed knitting machines, two industrial linkers and
two domestic linkers.

Professional Faculty: School of Fashions instructors are


professionals working in the fashion industry.

180 Magazine: The School of Fashion publishes 180 Magazine


as an outlet for Fashion Journalism and Fashion Styling students
who produce shoots, interview designers and write articles on the
intersection of fashion and culture.

SHOP657:From product development to merchandising and


design of the space to sales, the store is entirely student-
driven, giving Academy of Art University students thereal-
worldexperience ofcuratingalumni and student-produced
collections.

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CAREER PATHS
Costume Design Textile Design
Costume Designer, Draper, Tailor, Costume Shop
Director (LORT/Broadway), Costume Design
Associate (Broadway) VP of Textile Design, Senior Print Director

Costume Designer, First Hand, Crafts Person,


Milliner, Wardrobe Manager, Assistant Designer, Senior Textile or Print Designer
Rentals Manager, Stitcher, Shopper

Theater Production Artist Textile, Print, or Textile CAD Designer, Textile Artist

Associate Textile or Print Designer

Graphic Artist, Textile Design Assistant

Subcategories:
Women/Men: contemporary, intimate, sportswear
Kids: infant, toddler, pre-teen, junior, young contemporary

Merchandising:
Merchandising: Retailers Large Wholesalers Group Visual Merchandising
Fashion & Knitwear Design Technical Design Patternmaking Fashion Media
Executive VP Merchandising, VP Brands President, Brands VP, VP Sales
VP Visual Merchandising
Merchandising, General Merchandising Mgr. & Marketing, VP Planning & Sourcing
VP of Design VP of Technical Design Creative Director, Editor in Chief
Divisional Merchandising Mgr., Director Planning & Sourcing,
Director Visual Merchandising, Director Visuals
Merchandise Director Sales & Marketing, or Merchandising
Head of Design Senior Director of Technical Design,
Fashion Director, Managing Editor
Head Patternmaker
Senior Visual Merchandiser
Senior Buyer, Senior Merchandiser Product Manager, Production Specialist Technical Design Director, Master Patternmaker,
(all depts/products) Senior Designer, Design Director,
Director of Sourcing Director of Technical Design, Senior Editor or Copywriter, In-house Publicist
Senior Technical Designer
Merchandiser Mgr., Divisional Buyer, Product Developer, Trim Buyer,
Visual Merchandise Display (specific product)
Sales Mgr., Assistant Buyer Account Executive
Designer
Technical Designer, Production Patternmaker Brand Consultant, Stylist, Fashion Editor
Merchandise Assistant,
Production Assistant Assistant Visual Store Display
Sales Assistant, Sales Associate
Associate Designer Copywriter, Agency Publicist,
Associate Technical Designer, 1st Patternmaker Online Content or Photo Editor

Assistant Designer Newspaper Journalist, Associate or Copy Editor


Assistant Technical Designer or Patternmaker

Design Assistant, Sourcing Assistant Sample/Pattern Coordinator, Digitizer, Editorial Assistant, Assistant Stylist or Publicist
Technical Design Assistant
Subcategories:
Women/Men: contemporary, intimate, sportswear
Kids: infant, toddler, pre-teen, junior, young contemporary

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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Associate of Arts [AA] in Fashion AA FASHION JOURNALISM DEGREE


REQUIREMENTS
Journalism Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition
AA UNIT REQUIREMENTS
Associate of Arts [AA] in Fashion AA FASHION DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR COURSEWORK
for the Artist
Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
CORE 33 UNITS Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education
AA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition
MAJOR 9 UNITS requirements:
MAJOR COURSEWORK for the Artist
+ LIBERAL ARTS 18 UNITS 2 Written Communication courses
CORE 33 UNITS
Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education 2 Art Historical Awareness courses
MAJOR 15 UNITS TOTAL 60 UNITS
requirements: 1 Employment Communications & Practices course
+ LIBERAL ARTS 18 UNITS
2 Written Communication courses
TOTAL 66 UNITS 2 Art Historical Awareness courses After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
1 Employment Communications & Practices course Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.

After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal


Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. AA FASHION JOURNALISM REQUIRED CORE GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
COURSES
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

AA FASHION CORE COURSES GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FSH 108 Introduction to Fashion Journalism CHOOSE ONE:

FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion FSH 111 Introduction to Fashion LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion WRITTEN COMMUNICATION FSH 118 Fashion Research & Reporting LA 108 Composition for the Artist
FSH 111 Introduction to Fashion FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion
CHOOSE ONE: CHOOSE ONE:
or FSH 105 Fashion and Merchandising FSH 145 Fashion Marketing 1
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
FSH 274 Applied Textiles 1 FSH 168 Digital Tools for Fashion Media
LA 108 Composition for the Artist LA 280 Perspective Journalism
or FSH 109 Introduction to Product Development FSH 184 Styling

FSH 266 Computers for Fashion 1


CHOOSE ONE: FSH 218 Blogging: Content Creation & Promotion EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument FSH 288 Fashion Features & Storytelling
or FSH 276 Applied Textiles 2 LA 291 Designing Careers
LA 280 Perspective Journalism WNM 249 Web Design 1
or FSH 161 Digital Techniques for the Fashion Business
FSH 164 Fashion Sewing Techniques ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
FSH 224 Knitwear Design & Construction 1 LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century
LA 291 Designing Careers
or FSH 323 Fashion Trend Analysis LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century

FSH 101 Fashion Design 1 ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS


or FSH 101M Fashion Design 1 for Menswear LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century
or FSH 299 Portfolio for Technical Design LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century
FSH 220 Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern 1
or FSH 220M Construction/ Draping/ Flat Pattern for Menswear
FSH 102 Fashion Drawing 1
or FSH 209 Product Development 2: Advanced Sketching and
Line Development
FSH 112 Fashion Drawing 2
or FSH 210 Fashion Manufacturing

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Associate of Arts [AA] in Fashion AA FASHION MARKETING DEGREE Associate of Arts [AA] in Fashion AA FASHION MERCHANDISING DEGREE
REQUIREMENTS REQUIREMENTS
Marketing Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and Merchandising Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition
AA UNIT REQUIREMENTS for the Artist AA UNIT REQUIREMENTS for the Artist
MAJOR COURSEWORK MAJOR COURSEWORK
CORE 33 UNITS Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education CORE 33 UNITS Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education
MAJOR 9 UNITS requirements: MAJOR 9 UNITS requirements:
+ LIBERAL ARTS 18 UNITS 2 Written Communication courses + LIBERAL ARTS 18 UNITS 2 Written Communication courses
2 Art Historical Awareness courses 2 Art Historical Awareness courses
TOTAL 60 UNITS TOTAL 60 UNITS
1 Employment Communications & Practices course 1 Employment Communications & Practices course

After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.

AA FASHION MARKETING CORE COURSES GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AA FASHION MERCHANDISING REQUIRED GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion CORE COURSES
FSH 105 Fashion and Merchandising WRITTEN COMMUNICATION FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion CHOOSE ONE: FSH 105 Fashion and Merchandising CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 145 Fashion Marketing 1 LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
FSH 161 Digital Techniques for the Fashion Business LA 108 Composition for the Artist FSH 145 Fashion Marketing 1 LA 108 Composition for the Artist
FSH 213 Fashion Marketing 2 FSH 161 Digital Techniques for the Fashion Business
CHOOSE ONE: CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 215 Retailing and Management FSH 210 Fashion Manufacturing
LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
FSH 323 Fashion Trend Analysis FSH 215 Retailing and Management
LA 280 Perspective Journalism LA 280 Perspective Journalism
FSH 345 Brand Marketing FSH 250 Buying Fundamentals
FSH 350 Private Label Product Development ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS FSH 252 Visual Merchandising 1 ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS
FSH 385 Marketing Promotion Strategy LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century FSH 323 Fashion Trend Analysis LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century FSH 350 Private Label Product Development LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century

EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES


LA 291 Designing Careers LA 291 Designing Careers

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Associate of Arts [AA] in Fashion AA FASHION PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Associate of Arts [AA] in Fashion AA FASHION STYLING DEGREE
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS REQUIREMENTS
Product Development Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and Styling Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition
AA UNIT REQUIREMENTS for the Artist AA UNIT REQUIREMENTS for the Artist
MAJOR COURSEWORK MAJOR COURSEWORK
CORE 33 UNITS Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education CORE 33 UNITS Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education
MAJOR 9 UNITS requirements: MAJOR 9 UNITS requirements:
+ LIBERAL ARTS 18 UNITS 2 Written Communication courses + LIBERAL ARTS 18 UNITS 2 Written Communication courses
2 Art Historical Awareness courses 2 Art Historical Awareness courses
TOTAL 60 UNITS TOTAL 60 UNITS
1 Employment Communications & Practices course 1 Employment Communications & Practices course

After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.

AA FASHION PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CORE GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AA FASHION STYLING REQUIRED CORE GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
COURSES COURSES
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion WRITTEN COMMUNICATION FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
FSH 105 Fashion and Merchandising CHOOSE ONE: FSH 108 Introduction to Fashion Journalism CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 109 Introduction to Product Development LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist FSH 111 Introduction to Fashion LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion LA 108 Composition for the Artist FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion LA 108 Composition for the Artist
FSH 145 Fashion Marketing 1 FSH 164 Fashion Sewing Techniques
CHOOSE ONE: CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 161 Digital Techniques for the Fashion Business FSH 168 Digital Tools for Fashion Media
LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
FSH 164 Fashion Sewing Techniques FSH 184 Styling
LA 280 Perspective Journalism LA 280 Perspective Journalism
FSH 209 Product Development 2: Advanced Sketching and FSH 188 Editorial Makeup & Hair Styling
Line Development ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS FSH 284 Photo Shoot Production for Stylists ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS
FSH 210 Fashion Manufacturing LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century FSH 391 Fashion Product Styling LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century
FSH 259 Product Development 3: PDM - Pre-Production LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century PH 103 Digital Photography for Artists LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century
FSH 323 Fashion Trend Analysis or PRO PH510 Digital Photography: Shooting
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
LA 291 Designing Careers LA 291 Designing Careers

166 167
Associate of Arts [AA] in Fashion AA FASHION VISUAL MERCHANDISING
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Visual Merchandising Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition
AA UNIT REQUIREMENTS for the Artist
MAJOR COURSEWORK
CORE 33 UNITS Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education
MAJOR 9 UNITS requirements:
+ LIBERAL ARTS 18 UNITS 2 Written Communication courses
2 Art Historical Awareness courses
TOTAL 60 UNITS
1 Employment Communications & Practices course

After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal


Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.

AA FASHION VISUAL MERCHANDISING CORE GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS


COURSES
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
FSH 105 Fashion and Merchandising CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
FSH 145 Fashion Marketing 1 LA 108 Composition for the Artist
FSH 161 Digital Techniques for the Fashion Business
CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 184 Styling
LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
FSH 252 Visual Merchandising 1
LA 280 Perspective Journalism
FSH 297 Visual Merchandising: Tool & Material
FSH 323 Fashion Trend Analysis ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS
FSH 377 Visual Merchandising 2 LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century
FSH 397 Visual Merchandising: Mannequins, Forms & LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century
Fixtures
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
LA 291 Designing Careers

168 169
FA S H ION F SH

ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 333 Art of the Middle Ages


Bachelor of Arts [BA] in Fashion BA FASHION JOURNALISM DEGREE LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century LA 361 The Artist in the Modern World
REQUIREMENTS
Journalism Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century LA 382 Film History 3: Contemporary Cinema
LA 383 World Cinema
CHOOSE TWO:
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition LA 384 Underrated Cinema
BA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA/LAN 117 Survey of Landscape Architecture
for the Artist LA 385 Close-up on Hitchcock
MAJOR COURSEWORK LA/IND 118 History of Industrial Design
CORE 36 UNITS Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education LA 386 Exploring Science Fiction Cinema
LA 127 Topics in World Art
MAJOR 30 UNITS requirements: LA 387 Women Directors in Cinema
LA 128 The Body As Art: History of Tattoo & Body
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS 3 Written Communication courses LA 388 Survey of Asian Cinema
Decoration
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS 4 Art Historical Awareness courses LA 408 Analog Before Digital: Punk/No Wave Film & Music
LA 129 History of Automotive Design
1 Historical Awareness course LA 420 Art of the Italian Renaissance
TOTAL 120 UNITS LA/GAM 131 History of Gaming
1 Quantitative Literacy course LA 421 Northern Renaissance Art
LA 132/ANM 102 History of Animation
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course LA 422 Italian Baroque Art
LA 134/ANM 104 History & Technology of Visual Effects &
1 Employment Communications and Practices course LA 423 The Golden Age of Dutch Art
Computer Animation
LA 432 Art of Spain: From El Greco to Picasso
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal LA/VIS 137 History of Visual Development
LA 433 18th & 19th Century European Art
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. LA/LAN 177 Pre-Industrial Urban Open Spaces
LA 464 Survey of Dada & Surrealism
LA 182 Genres in Film
PH 101 Photo History and Concepts
LA/ILL 195 History of Comics: American Comics
BA FASHION JOURNALISM CORE COURSES GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS LA/ILL 197 History of Comics: International and Alternative QUANTITATIVE LITERACY
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion Comics
FSH 108 Introduction to Fashion Journalism WRITTEN COMMUNICATION CHOOSE ONE:
LA/ARH 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
FSH 111 Introduction to Fashion LA 220 American Art History LA 124 Physics for Artists
CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 118 Fashion Research & Reporting LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion LA 222 20th Century Art LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
LA 108 Composition for the Artist
FSH 145 Fashion Marketing 1 LA 224 Women, Art & Society LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
CHOOSE ONE: LA 254 Human-Centered Design
FSH 168 Digital Tools for Fashion Media LA 226 /IAD 230 Survey of Traditional Interior Architecture
LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling LA 255 College Math
FSH 184 Styling LA 229/IAD 231 Survey of Contemporary Interior Architecture
LA 133 Short Form Writing LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
FSH 218 Blogging: Content Creation & Promotion LA 236/IAD 232 Survey of Bay Area Architecture
FSH 288 Fashion Features & Storytelling CHOOSE ONE: LA 242/GR 242 History of Graphic Design LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
FSH 488 Magazine & Digital Media Publishing LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 243/ILL 310 History of American Illustration LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations
WNM 249 Web Design 1 LA 280 Perspective Journalism LA/FSH 244 History of Fashion LA 293 Precalculus

LA/JEM 245 History of Jewelry & Metal Arts LA 296 Applied Physics
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
LA/FSH 246 History of Textiles
LA 291 Designing Careers CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
LA 247 History & Techniques of Printmaking
LA/FASCU 248 History & Theory of Fine Art Sculpture CHOOSE ONE:
HISTORICAL AWARENESS
LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 127 Topics in World Art
CHOOSE ONE: Renaissance LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
LA 171 Western Civilization LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 238 World Literature
LA 270 U.S. History LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA/LAN 277 Post Industrial Urban Open Spaces LA 343 Comparative Religion
LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 278 Seminar in France LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist
LA 278 Seminar in France LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol
LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 281/MPT 255 Film History 1: Pre-1940
LA 359 Urban Sociology LA 282/MPT 256 Film History 2: 1940-1974
LA 283 Examining Film Noir
LA 284 Evolution of the Horror Film
LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
LA 327 Art of the Classical World

170 171
FA S H ION F SH

ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 333 Art of the Middle Ages


Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in BFA COSTUME DESIGN DEGREE LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century LA 361 The Artist in the Modern World
REQUIREMENTS
Costume Design Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century LA 382 Film History 3: Contemporary Cinema
LA 383 World Cinema
CHOOSE TWO:
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition LA 384 Underrated Cinema
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA/LAN 117 Survey of Landscape Architecture
for the Artist LA 385 Close-up on Hitchcock
MAJOR COURSEWORK LA/IND 118 History of Industrial Design
CORE 36 UNITS Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education LA 386 Exploring Science Fiction Cinema
LA 127 Topics in World Art
MAJOR 42 UNITS requirements: LA 387 Women Directors in Cinema
LA 128 The Body As Art: History of Tattoo & Body
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS 3 Written Communication courses LA 388 Survey of Asian Cinema
Decoration
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS 4 Art Historical Awareness courses LA 408 Analog Before Digital: Punk/No Wave Film & Music
LA 129 History of Automotive Design
1 Historical Awareness course LA 420 Art of the Italian Renaissance
TOTAL 132 UNITS LA/GAM 131 History of Gaming
1 Quantitative Literacy course LA 421 Northern Renaissance Art
LA 132/ANM 102 History of Animation
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course LA 422 Italian Baroque Art
LA 134/ANM 104 History & Technology of Visual Effects &
1 Employment Communications and Practices course LA 423 The Golden Age of Dutch Art
Computer Animation
LA 432 Art of Spain: From El Greco to Picasso
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal LA/VIS 137 History of Visual Development
LA 433 18th & 19th Century European Art
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. LA/LAN 177 Pre-Industrial Urban Open Spaces
LA 464 Survey of Dada & Surrealism
LA 182 Genres in Film
PH 101 Photo History and Concepts
LA/ILL 195 History of Comics: American Comics
BFA COSTUME DESIGN CORE COURSES GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS LA/ILL 197 History of Comics: International and Alternative QUANTITATIVE LITERACY
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion Comics
FSH 102 Fashion Drawing 1 WRITTEN COMMUNICATION CHOOSE ONE:
LA/ARH 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
FSH 112 Fashion Drawing 2 LA 220 American Art History LA 124 Physics for Artists
CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
FSH 140 Introduction to Costume Design LA 222 20th Century Art LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
LA 108 Composition for the Artist
FSH 161 Digital Techniques for the Fashion Business LA 224 Women, Art & Society LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
CHOOSE ONE: LA 254 Human-Centered Design
FSH 164 Fashion Sewing Techniques LA 226 /IAD 230 Survey of Traditional Interior Architecture
LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling LA 255 College Math
FSH 181 Costume Design for Film LA 229/IAD 231 Survey of Contemporary Interior Architecture
LA 133 Short Form Writing LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
FSH 182 Costume Design for the Stage LA 236/IAD 232 Survey of Bay Area Architecture
FSH 220 Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern 1 CHOOSE ONE: LA 242/GR 242 History of Graphic Design LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
FSH 274 Applied Textiles 1 LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 243/ILL 310 History of American Illustration LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations
FSH 440 Portfolio for Costume Design LA 280 Perspective Journalism LA/FSH 244 History of Fashion LA 293 Precalculus

LA/JEM 245 History of Jewelry & Metal Arts LA 296 Applied Physics
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
LA/FSH 246 History of Textiles
LA 291 Designing Careers CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
LA 247 History & Techniques of Printmaking
LA/FASCU 248 History & Theory of Fine Art Sculpture CHOOSE ONE:
HISTORICAL AWARENESS
LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 127 Topics in World Art
CHOOSE ONE: Renaissance LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
LA 171 Western Civilization LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 238 World Literature
LA 270 U.S. History LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA/LAN 277 Post Industrial Urban Open Spaces LA 343 Comparative Religion
LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 278 Seminar in France LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist
LA 278 Seminar in France LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol
LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 281/MPT 255 Film History 1: Pre-1940
LA 359 Urban Sociology LA 282/MPT 256 Film History 2: 1940-1974
LA 283 Examining Film Noir
LA 284 Evolution of the Horror Film
LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
LA 327 Art of the Classical World

172 173
FA S H ION F SH

ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 333 Art of the Middle Ages


Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in BFA FASHION DEGREE REQUIREMENTS LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century LA 361 The Artist in the Modern World
Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
Fashion LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century LA 382 Film History 3: Contemporary Cinema
LA 383 World Cinema
CHOOSE TWO:
for the Artist LA 384 Underrated Cinema
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA/LAN 117 Survey of Landscape Architecture
MAJOR COURSEWORK Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education LA 385 Close-up on Hitchcock
LA/IND 118 History of Industrial Design
CORE 36 UNITS requirements: LA 386 Exploring Science Fiction Cinema
LA 127 Topics in World Art
MAJOR 42 UNITS 3 Written Communication courses LA 387 Women Directors in Cinema
LA 128 The Body As Art: History of Tattoo & Body
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS 4 Art Historical Awareness courses LA 388 Survey of Asian Cinema
Decoration
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS 1 Historical Awareness course LA 408 Analog Before Digital: Punk/No Wave Film & Music
LA 129 History of Automotive Design
1 Quantitative Literacy course LA 420 Art of the Italian Renaissance
TOTAL 132 UNITS LA/GAM 131 History of Gaming
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course LA 421 Northern Renaissance Art
LA 132/ANM 102 History of Animation
1 Employment Communications and Practices course LA 422 Italian Baroque Art
LA 134/ANM 104 History & Technology of Visual Effects &
LA 423 The Golden Age of Dutch Art
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Computer Animation
LA 432 Art of Spain: From El Greco to Picasso
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. LA/VIS 137 History of Visual Development
LA 433 18th & 19th Century European Art
LA/LAN 177 Pre-Industrial Urban Open Spaces
LA 464 Survey of Dada & Surrealism
LA 182 Genres in Film
PH 101 Photo History and Concepts
BFA FASHION CORE COURSES GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS LA/ILL 195 History of Comics: American Comics

FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion LA/ILL 197 History of Comics: International and Alternative QUANTITATIVE LITERACY
FSH 101 Fashion Design 1 WRITTEN COMMUNICATION Comics
CHOOSE ONE:
or FSH 101M Fashion Design 1 for Menswear LA/ARH 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
CHOOSE ONE:
LA 220 American Art History LA 124 Physics for Artists
FSH 102 Fashion Drawing 1 LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
FSH 111 Introduction to Fashion LA 108 Composition for the Artist
LA 222 20th Century Art LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
FSH 112 Fashion Drawing 2
CHOOSE ONE: LA 224 Women, Art & Society LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion
LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling LA 226 /IAD 230 Survey of Traditional Interior Architecture LA 254 Human-Centered Design
FSH 164 Fashion Sewing Techniques
LA 133 Short Form Writing LA 229/IAD 231 Survey of Contemporary Interior Architecture LA 255 College Math
FSH 220 Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern 1
LA 236/IAD 232 Survey of Bay Area Architecture LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
or FSH 220M Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern for Menswear CHOOSE ONE:
LA 242/GR 242 History of Graphic Design LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
FSH 224 Knitwear Design & Construction 1 LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
LA 243/ILL 310 History of American Illustration LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations
or FSH 124 Knitwear Design LA 280 Perspective Journalism
LA/FSH 244 History of Fashion LA 293 Precalculus
FSH 266 Computers for Fashion 1
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES LA/JEM 245 History of Jewelry & Metal Arts LA 296 Applied Physics
or FSH 276 Applied Textiles 2
FSH 274 Applied Textiles 1 LA 291 Designing Careers LA/FSH 246 History of Textiles
CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
FSH 337 Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern 5 LA 247 History & Techniques of Printmaking
HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA/FASCU 248 History & Theory of Fine Art Sculpture CHOOSE ONE:
or FSH 418 Menswear Construction 5
CHOOSE ONE: LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 127 Topics in World Art
or FSH 456 Fashion Portfolio & Computer Aided Design
LA 171 Western Civilization Renaissance LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
or FSH 473 Textile Portfolio
LA 270 U.S. History LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 238 World Literature

LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 292 Programming & Culture

LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA/LAN 277 Post Industrial Urban Open Spaces LA 343 Comparative Religion

LA 278 Seminar in France LA 278 Seminar in France LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist

LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol

LA 359 Urban Sociology LA 281/MPT 255 Film History 1: Pre-1940


LA 282/MPT 256 Film History 2: 1940-1974
LA 283 Examining Film Noir
LA 284 Evolution of the Horror Film
LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
LA 327 Art of the Classical World

174 175
FA S H ION F SH

ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 333 Art of the Middle Ages


Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in BFA FASHION MARKETING DEGREE LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century LA 361 The Artist in the Modern World
REQUIREMENTS
Fashion Marketing Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century LA 382 Film History 3: Contemporary Cinema
LA 383 World Cinema
CHOOSE TWO:
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition LA 384 Underrated Cinema
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA/LAN 117 Survey of Landscape Architecture
for the Artist LA 385 Close-up on Hitchcock
MAJOR COURSEWORK LA/IND 118 History of Industrial Design
CORE 36 UNITS Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education LA 386 Exploring Science Fiction Cinema
LA 127 Topics in World Art
MAJOR 30 UNITS requirements: LA 387 Women Directors in Cinema
LA 128 The Body As Art: History of Tattoo & Body
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS 3 Written Communication courses LA 388 Survey of Asian Cinema
Decoration
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS 4 Art Historical Awareness courses LA 408 Analog Before Digital: Punk/No Wave Film & Music
LA 129 History of Automotive Design
1 Historical Awareness course LA 420 Art of the Italian Renaissance
TOTAL 120 UNITS LA/GAM 131 History of Gaming
1 Quantitative Literacy course LA 421 Northern Renaissance Art
LA 132/ANM 102 History of Animation
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course LA 422 Italian Baroque Art
LA 134/ANM 104 History & Technology of Visual Effects &
1 Employment Communications and Practices course LA 423 The Golden Age of Dutch Art
Computer Animation
LA 432 Art of Spain: From El Greco to Picasso
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal LA/VIS 137 History of Visual Development
LA 433 18th & 19th Century European Art
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. LA/LAN 177 Pre-Industrial Urban Open Spaces
LA 464 Survey of Dada & Surrealism
LA 182 Genres in Film
PH 101 Photo History and Concepts
LA/ILL 195 History of Comics: American Comics
BFA FASHION MARKETING CORE COURSES GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS LA/ILL 197 History of Comics: International and Alternative QUANTITATIVE LITERACY
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion Comics
FSH 105 Fashion and Merchandising WRITTEN COMMUNICATION CHOOSE ONE:
LA/ARH 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion LA 220 American Art History LA 124 Physics for Artists
CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 145 Fashion Marketing 1 LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
FSH 161 Digital Techniques for the Fashion Business LA 222 20th Century Art LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
LA 108 Composition for the Artist
FSH 213 Fashion Marketing 2 LA 224 Women, Art & Society LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
CHOOSE ONE: LA 254 Human-Centered Design
FSH 215 Retailing and Management LA 226 /IAD 230 Survey of Traditional Interior Architecture
LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling LA 255 College Math
FSH 323 Fashion Trend Analysis LA 229/IAD 231 Survey of Contemporary Interior Architecture
LA 133 Short Form Writing LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
FSH 345 Brand Marketing LA 236/IAD 232 Survey of Bay Area Architecture
FSH 350 Private Label Product Development CHOOSE ONE: LA 242/GR 242 History of Graphic Design LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
FSH 385 Marketing Promotion Strategy LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 243/ILL 310 History of American Illustration LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations
FSH 390 Fashion Merchandising Professional Practices LA 280 Perspective Journalism LA/FSH 244 History of Fashion LA 293 Precalculus

LA/JEM 245 History of Jewelry & Metal Arts LA 296 Applied Physics
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
LA/FSH 246 History of Textiles
LA 291 Designing Careers CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
LA 247 History & Techniques of Printmaking
LA/FASCU 248 History & Theory of Fine Art Sculpture CHOOSE ONE:
HISTORICAL AWARENESS
LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 127 Topics in World Art
CHOOSE ONE: Renaissance LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
LA 171 Western Civilization LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 238 World Literature
LA 270 U.S. History LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA/LAN 277 Post Industrial Urban Open Spaces LA 343 Comparative Religion
LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 278 Seminar in France LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist
LA 278 Seminar in France LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol
LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 281/MPT 255 Film History 1: Pre-1940
LA 359 Urban Sociology LA 282/MPT 256 Film History 2: 1940-1974
LA 283 Examining Film Noir
LA 284 Evolution of the Horror Film
LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
LA 327 Art of the Classical World

176 177
FA S H ION F SH

ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 333 Art of the Middle Ages


Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in BFA FASHION MERCHANDISING DEGREE LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century LA 361 The Artist in the Modern World
REQUIREMENTS
Fashion Merchandising Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century LA 382 Film History 3: Contemporary Cinema
LA 383 World Cinema
CHOOSE TWO:
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition LA 384 Underrated Cinema
LA/LAN 117 Survey of Landscape Architecture
MAJOR COURSEWORK for the Artist LA 385 Close-up on Hitchcock
LA/IND 118 History of Industrial Design
CORE 36 UNITS LA 386 Exploring Science Fiction Cinema
Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education LA 127 Topics in World Art
MAJOR 30 UNITS LA 387 Women Directors in Cinema
requirements: LA 128 The Body As Art: History of Tattoo & Body
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS LA 388 Survey of Asian Cinema
3 Written Communication courses Decoration
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS
4 Art Historical Awareness courses LA 408 Analog Before Digital: Punk/No Wave Film & Music
LA 129 History of Automotive Design
TOTAL 120 UNITS 1 Historical Awareness course LA 420 Art of the Italian Renaissance
LA/GAM 131 History of Gaming
1 Quantitative Literacy course LA 421 Northern Renaissance Art
LA 132/ANM 102 History of Animation
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course LA 422 Italian Baroque Art
LA 134/ANM 104 History & Technology of Visual Effects &
1 Employment Communications and Practices course LA 423 The Golden Age of Dutch Art
Computer Animation
LA 432 Art of Spain: From El Greco to Picasso
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal LA/VIS 137 History of Visual Development
LA 433 18th & 19th Century European Art
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. LA/LAN 177 Pre-Industrial Urban Open Spaces
LA 464 Survey of Dada & Surrealism
LA 182 Genres in Film
PH 101 Photo History and Concepts
LA/ILL 195 History of Comics: American Comics
BFA FASHION MERCHANDISING CORE GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS LA/ILL 197 History of Comics: International and Alternative QUANTITATIVE LITERACY
COURSES Comics
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion WRITTEN COMMUNICATION CHOOSE ONE:
LA/ARH 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
FSH 105 Fashion and Merchandising LA 220 American Art History LA 124 Physics for Artists
CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
FSH 145 Fashion Marketing 1 LA 222 20th Century Art LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
LA 108 Composition for the Artist
FSH 161 Digital Techniques for the Fashion Business LA 224 Women, Art & Society LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
CHOOSE ONE: LA 254 Human-Centered Design
FSH 210 Fashion Manufacturing LA 226 /IAD 230 Survey of Traditional Interior Architecture
LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling LA 255 College Math
FSH 215 Retailing and Management LA 229/IAD 231 Survey of Contemporary Interior Architecture
LA 133 Short Form Writing LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
FSH 250 Buying Fundamentals LA 236/IAD 232 Survey of Bay Area Architecture
FSH 252 Visual Merchandising I CHOOSE ONE: LA 242/GR 242 History of Graphic Design LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
FSH 323 Fashion Trend Analysis LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 243/ILL 310 History of American Illustration LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations
FSH 350 Private Label Product Development LA 280 Perspective Journalism LA/FSH 244 History of Fashion LA 293 Precalculus
FSH 390 Fashion Merchandising Professional Practices LA/JEM 245 History of Jewelry & Metal Arts LA 296 Applied Physics
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
LA/FSH 246 History of Textiles
LA 291 Designing Careers CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
LA 247 History & Techniques of Printmaking
LA/FASCU 248 History & Theory of Fine Art Sculpture CHOOSE ONE:
HISTORICAL AWARENESS
LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 127 Topics in World Art
CHOOSE ONE: Renaissance LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
LA 171 Western Civilization LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 238 World Literature
LA 270 U.S. History LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA/LAN 277 Post Industrial Urban Open Spaces LA 343 Comparative Religion
LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 278 Seminar in France LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist
LA 278 Seminar in France LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol
LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 281/MPT 255 Film History 1: Pre-1940
LA 359 Urban Sociology LA 282/MPT 256 Film History 2: 1940-1974
LA 283 Examining Film Noir
LA 284 Evolution of the Horror Film
LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
LA 327 Art of the Classical World

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ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 333 Art of the Middle Ages


Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in BFA FASHION PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century LA 361 The Artist in the Modern World
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Fashion Product Development Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century LA 382 Film History 3: Contemporary Cinema
LA 383 World Cinema
CHOOSE TWO:
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition LA 384 Underrated Cinema
LA/LAN 117 Survey of Landscape Architecture
MAJOR COURSEWORK for the Artist LA 385 Close-up on Hitchcock
LA/IND 118 History of Industrial Design
CORE 36 UNITS LA 386 Exploring Science Fiction Cinema
Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education LA 127 Topics in World Art
MAJOR 30 UNITS LA 387 Women Directors in Cinema
requirements: LA 128 The Body As Art: History of Tattoo & Body
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS LA 388 Survey of Asian Cinema
3 Written Communication courses Decoration
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS
4 Art Historical Awareness courses LA 408 Analog Before Digital: Punk/No Wave Film & Music
LA 129 History of Automotive Design
TOTAL 120 UNITS 1 Historical Awareness course LA 420 Art of the Italian Renaissance
LA/GAM 131 History of Gaming
1 Quantitative Literacy course LA 421 Northern Renaissance Art
LA 132/ANM 102 History of Animation
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course LA 422 Italian Baroque Art
LA 134/ANM 104 History & Technology of Visual Effects &
1 Employment Communications and Practices course LA 423 The Golden Age of Dutch Art
Computer Animation
LA 432 Art of Spain: From El Greco to Picasso
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal LA/VIS 137 History of Visual Development
LA 433 18th & 19th Century European Art
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. LA/LAN 177 Pre-Industrial Urban Open Spaces
LA 464 Survey of Dada & Surrealism
LA 182 Genres in Film
PH 101 Photo History and Concepts
LA/ILL 195 History of Comics: American Comics
BFA FASHION PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CORE GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS LA/ILL 197 History of Comics: International and Alternative QUANTITATIVE LITERACY
COURSES Comics
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion WRITTEN COMMUNICATION CHOOSE ONE:
LA/ARH 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
FSH 105 Fashion and Merchandising LA 220 American Art History LA 124 Physics for Artists
CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 109 Introduction to Product Development LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion LA 222 20th Century Art LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
LA 108 Composition for the Artist
FSH 145 Fashion Marketing 1 LA 224 Women, Art & Society LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
CHOOSE ONE: LA 254 Human-Centered Design
FSH 161 Digital Techniques for the Fashion Business LA 226 /IAD 230 Survey of Traditional Interior Architecture
LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling LA 255 College Math
FSH 164 Fashion Sewing Techniques LA 229/IAD 231 Survey of Contemporary Interior Architecture
LA 133 Short Form Writing LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
FSH 209 Product Development 2: Advanced Sketching and LA 236/IAD 232 Survey of Bay Area Architecture
Line Development CHOOSE ONE: LA 242/GR 242 History of Graphic Design LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
FSH 210 Fashion Manufacturing LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 243/ILL 310 History of American Illustration LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations
FSH 259 Product Development 3: PDM - Pre-Production LA 280 Perspective Journalism LA/FSH 244 History of Fashion LA 293 Precalculus
FSH 323 Fashion Trend Analysis LA/JEM 245 History of Jewelry & Metal Arts LA 296 Applied Physics
FSH 390 Fashion Merchandising Professional Practices EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
LA/FSH 246 History of Textiles
LA 291 Designing Careers CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
LA 247 History & Techniques of Printmaking
LA/FASCU 248 History & Theory of Fine Art Sculpture CHOOSE ONE:
HISTORICAL AWARENESS
LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 127 Topics in World Art
CHOOSE ONE: Renaissance LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
LA 171 Western Civilization LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 238 World Literature
LA 270 U.S. History LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA/LAN 277 Post Industrial Urban Open Spaces LA 343 Comparative Religion
LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 278 Seminar in France LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist
LA 278 Seminar in France LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol
LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 281/MPT 255 Film History 1: Pre-1940
LA 359 Urban Sociology LA 282/MPT 256 Film History 2: 1940-1974
LA 283 Examining Film Noir
LA 284 Evolution of the Horror Film
LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
LA 327 Art of the Classical World

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ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 333 Art of the Middle Ages


Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in BFA FASHION STYLING DEGREE LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century LA 361 The Artist in the Modern World
REQUIREMENTS
Fashion Styling Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century LA 382 Film History 3: Contemporary Cinema
LA 383 World Cinema
CHOOSE TWO:
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition LA 384 Underrated Cinema
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA/LAN 117 Survey of Landscape Architecture
for the Artist LA 385 Close-up on Hitchcock
MAJOR COURSEWORK LA/IND 118 History of Industrial Design
CORE 36 UNITS Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education LA 386 Exploring Science Fiction Cinema
LA 127 Topics in World Art
MAJOR 30 UNITS requirements: LA 387 Women Directors in Cinema
LA 128 The Body As Art: History of Tattoo & Body
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS 3 Written Communication courses LA 388 Survey of Asian Cinema
Decoration
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS 4 Art Historical Awareness courses LA 408 Analog Before Digital: Punk/No Wave Film & Music
LA 129 History of Automotive Design
1 Historical Awareness course LA 420 Art of the Italian Renaissance
TOTAL 120 UNITS LA/GAM 131 History of Gaming
1 Quantitative Literacy course LA 421 Northern Renaissance Art
LA 132/ANM 102 History of Animation
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course LA 422 Italian Baroque Art
LA 134/ANM 104 History & Technology of Visual Effects &
1 Employment Communications and Practices course LA 423 The Golden Age of Dutch Art
Computer Animation
LA 432 Art of Spain: From El Greco to Picasso
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal LA/VIS 137 History of Visual Development
LA 433 18th & 19th Century European Art
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. LA/LAN 177 Pre-Industrial Urban Open Spaces
LA 464 Survey of Dada & Surrealism
LA 182 Genres in Film
PH 101 Photo History and Concepts
LA/ILL 195 History of Comics: American Comics
BFA FASHION STYLING CORE COURSES GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS LA/ILL 197 History of Comics: International and Alternative QUANTITATIVE LITERACY
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion Comics
FSH 108 Introduction to Fashion Journalism WRITTEN COMMUNICATION CHOOSE ONE:
LA/ARH 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
FSH 111 Introduction to Fashion LA 220 American Art History LA 124 Physics for Artists
CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
FSH 164 Fashion Sewing Techniques LA 222 20th Century Art LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
LA 108 Composition for the Artist
FSH 168 Digital Tools for Fashion Media LA 224 Women, Art & Society LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
CHOOSE ONE: LA 254 Human-Centered Design
FSH 184 Styling LA 226 /IAD 230 Survey of Traditional Interior Architecture
LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling LA 255 College Math
FSH 188 Editorial Makeup & Hair Styling LA 229/IAD 231 Survey of Contemporary Interior Architecture
LA 133 Short Form Writing LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
FSH 284 Photo Shoot Production for Stylists LA 236/IAD 232 Survey of Bay Area Architecture
FSH 391 Fashion Product Styling CHOOSE ONE: LA 242/GR 242 History of Graphic Design LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
FSH 478 Editorial Styling LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 243/ILL 310 History of American Illustration LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations
PH 103 Digital Photography for Artists LA 280 Perspective Journalism LA/FSH 244 History of Fashion LA 293 Precalculus
or PRO PH510 Digital Photography: Shooting LA/JEM 245 History of Jewelry & Metal Arts LA 296 Applied Physics
EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
LA/FSH 246 History of Textiles
LA 291 Designing Careers CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
LA 247 History & Techniques of Printmaking
LA/FASCU 248 History & Theory of Fine Art Sculpture CHOOSE ONE:
HISTORICAL AWARENESS
LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 127 Topics in World Art
CHOOSE ONE: Renaissance LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
LA 171 Western Civilization LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 238 World Literature
LA 270 U.S. History LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA/LAN 277 Post Industrial Urban Open Spaces LA 343 Comparative Religion
LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 278 Seminar in France LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist
LA 278 Seminar in France LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol
LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 281/MPT 255 Film History 1: Pre-1940
LA 359 Urban Sociology LA 282/MPT 256 Film History 2: 1940-1974
LA 283 Examining Film Noir
LA 284 Evolution of the Horror Film
LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
LA 327 Art of the Classical World

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ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS LA 333 Art of the Middle Ages


Bachelor of Fine Arts [BFA] in BFA FASHION VISUAL MERCHANDISING LA 120 Art History through the 15th Century LA 361 The Artist in the Modern World
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Fashion Visual Merchandising Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and
LA 121 Art History through the 19th Century LA 382 Film History 3: Contemporary Cinema
LA 383 World Cinema
CHOOSE TWO:
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist or 108 Composition LA 384 Underrated Cinema
BFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS LA/LAN 117 Survey of Landscape Architecture
for the Artist LA 385 Close-up on Hitchcock
MAJOR COURSEWORK LA/IND 118 History of Industrial Design
CORE 36 UNITS Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education LA 386 Exploring Science Fiction Cinema
LA 127 Topics in World Art
MAJOR 30 UNITS requirements: LA 387 Women Directors in Cinema
LA 128 The Body As Art: History of Tattoo & Body
+ ELECTIVES 9 UNITS 3 Written Communication courses LA 388 Survey of Asian Cinema
Decoration
+ LIBERAL ARTS 45 UNITS 4 Art Historical Awareness courses LA 408 Analog Before Digital: Punk/No Wave Film & Music
LA 129 History of Automotive Design
1 Historical Awareness course LA 420 Art of the Italian Renaissance
TOTAL 120 UNITS LA/GAM 131 History of Gaming
1 Quantitative Literacy course LA 421 Northern Renaissance Art
LA 132/ANM 102 History of Animation
1 Cultural Ideas & Influences course LA 422 Italian Baroque Art
LA 134/ANM 104 History & Technology of Visual Effects &
1 Employment Communications and Practices course LA 423 The Golden Age of Dutch Art
Computer Animation
LA 432 Art of Spain: From El Greco to Picasso
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal LA/VIS 137 History of Visual Development
LA 433 18th & 19th Century European Art
Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement. LA/LAN 177 Pre-Industrial Urban Open Spaces
LA 464 Survey of Dada & Surrealism
LA 182 Genres in Film
PH 101 Photo History and Concepts
LA/ILL 195 History of Comics: American Comics
BFA FASHION VISUAL MERCHANDISING CORE GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS LA/ILL 197 History of Comics: International and Alternative QUANTITATIVE LITERACY
COURSES Comics
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion WRITTEN COMMUNICATION CHOOSE ONE:
LA/ARH 219 History of Architecture: Ancient to Gothic
FSH 105 Fashion and Merchandising LA 220 American Art History LA 124 Physics for Artists
CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context LA 146 Anatomy of Automobiles
LA 107 Writing for the Multilingual Artist
FSH 145 Fashion Marketing 1 LA 222 20th Century Art LA 200 Introduction to Computer Programming
LA 108 Composition for the Artist
FSH 161 Digital Techniques for the Fashion Business LA 224 Women, Art & Society LA 233 Popular Topics in Health, Nutrition, & Physiology
CHOOSE ONE: LA 254 Human-Centered Design
FSH 184 Styling LA 226 /IAD 230 Survey of Traditional Interior Architecture
LA 110 English Composition: Narrative Storytelling LA 255 College Math
FSH 252 Visual Merchandising 1 LA 229/IAD 231 Survey of Contemporary Interior Architecture
LA 133 Short Form Writing LA 271 College Algebra with Geometry
FSH 297 Visual Merchandising: Tool and Material LA 236/IAD 232 Survey of Bay Area Architecture
FSH 323 Fashion Trend Analysis CHOOSE ONE: LA 242/GR 242 History of Graphic Design LA 286 Discrete Mathematics
FSH 377 Visual Merchandising 2 LA 202 English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument LA 243/ILL 310 History of American Illustration LA 288 Vector, Matrices, & Transformations
FSH 390 Fashion Merchandising Professional Practices LA 280 Perspective Journalism LA/FSH 244 History of Fashion LA 293 Precalculus
FSH 397 Visual Merchandising: Mannequins, Forms and LA/JEM 245 History of Jewelry & Metal Arts LA 296 Applied Physics
Fixtures EMPLOYMENT COMMUNICATIONS & PRACTICES
LA/FSH 246 History of Textiles
LA 291 Designing Careers CULTURAL IDEAS & INFLUENCES
LA 247 History & Techniques of Printmaking
LA/FASCU 248 History & Theory of Fine Art Sculpture CHOOSE ONE:
HISTORICAL AWARENESS
LA 249 An Artistic and Intellectual History of the LA 127 Topics in World Art
CHOOSE ONE: Renaissance LA 221 California Art in Cultural Context
LA 171 Western Civilization LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA 238 World Literature
LA 270 U.S. History LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 292 Programming & Culture
LA 274 Art & Architecture of Renaissance Florence LA/LAN 277 Post Industrial Urban Open Spaces LA 343 Comparative Religion
LA 276 Seminar in Great Britain LA 278 Seminar in France LA 368 Experiencing Culture: Anthropology for Todays Artist
LA 278 Seminar in France LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 462 Power of Myth and Symbol
LA 279 Seminar in Italy LA 281/MPT 255 Film History 1: Pre-1940
LA 359 Urban Sociology LA 282/MPT 256 Film History 2: 1940-1974
LA 283 Examining Film Noir
LA 284 Evolution of the Horror Film
LA 319 History of Architecture: Modernity
LA 327 Art of the Classical World

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Certificate in Fashion
CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
MAJOR CORE (FOLLOW BFA CORE) 36 UNITS
MAJOR 42 UNITS
+ BY ADVISEMENT 24 UNITS
+ ELECTIVES 12 UNITS
+ ART HISTORY 6 UNITS

TOTAL 120 UNITS

Minimum 2.0 GPA


Minimum grade of C- in all core courses and major courses

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Master of Arts [MA] in Costume MA COSTUME DESIGN DEGREE Master of Arts [MA] in Fashion MA FASHION (FASHION DESIGN EMPHASIS)
REQUIREMENTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Design Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
(Fashion Design emphasis) Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C in all required 36 units
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C in all required 36 units
MAJOR 30 UNITS MAJOR 30 UNITS
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 6 UNITS + GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 6 UNITS

TOTAL 36 UNITS TOTAL 36 UNITS

MA COSTUME DESIGN REQUIRED MAJOR MA COSTUME DESIGN GRADUATE LIBERAL MA FASHION (FASHION DESIGN EMPHASIS) MA FASHION (FASHION DESIGN EMPHASIS)
COURSES ARTS REQUIREMENTS REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS
FSH 601 3D Design 1 GLA 613 History of 20th Century Fashion Arts FSH 600 Fashion Design 1 GLA 613 History of 20th Century Fashion Arts
FSH 640 Fashion Drawing GLA 671 Professional Practices and Communication for Fashion FSH 601 3D Design 1 GLA 671 Professional Practices and Communication for Fashion
FSH 643 Digital Techniques for Fashion FSH 602 Fashion Design 2
FSH 661 Costume Design 1 FSH 603 3D Design 2
FSH 662 Costume Design 2 FSH 610 Applied Textiles 1
FSH 651 Fashion Construction FSH 620 Knitwear Design and Construction 1
or JEM 610 Design and Fabrication FSH 640 Fashion Drawing
FSH 663 Costume Design 3 FSH 643 Digital Techniques for Fashion
FSH 664 Costume Design 4 or JEM 610 Design and Fabrication
FSH 671 Costume Construction 1 FSH 650 Intro to Fashion Design
FSH 676 Costume Crafts FSH 651 Fashion Construction

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Master of Arts [MA] in Fashion MA FASHION JOURNALISM DEGREE Master of Arts [MA] in Fashion MA FASHION MERCHANDISING DEGREE
REQUIREMENTS REQUIREMENTS
Journalism Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
Merchandising Successful completion of Final Portfolio Review
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C in all required 42 units
MA UNIT REQUIREMENTS Minimum grade of C in all required 36 units
MAJOR 27 UNITS MAJOR 33 UNITS
+ DIRECTED STUDY 6 UNITS + GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 3 UNITS
+ ELECTIVES* 6 UNITS
TOTAL 36 UNITS
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 3 UNITS

TOTAL 42 UNITS
MA FASHION MERCHANDISING REQUIRED MA FASHION MERCHANDISING GRADUATE
*Per director approval MAJOR COURSES LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS
FSH 630 Fashion Marketing Strategy GLA 613 History of 20th Century Fashion Arts
FSH 631 Merchandising Principles
MA FASHION JOURNALISM REQUIRED MAJOR MA FASHION GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS FSH 632 Trend Analysis & Product Development
COURSES REQUIREMENTS FSH 633 Retail Management and Operations
COM 602 Editing Essentials for Multimedia Communications FSH 634 Textiles & Other Raw Materials
FSH 617 Fundamentals of Fashion Journalism CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING FSH 635 Creating Competitive Strategy
FSH 619 Developments & Current Debates in Fashion GLA 619 Culture & Identity in Modern American Theater FSH 637 Product Sourcing and Assortment Planning
Journalism FSH 643 Digital Techniques for Fashion
FSH 626 Digital & Print Magazine Publishing FSH 649 Entrepreneurship in Fashion: Strategic Brand
FSH 627 Writing, Researching & Reporting Features Management
FSH 628 Social & Mobile Reporting FSH 657 Online Retailing
FSH 629 Fashion Styling FSH 675 Visual Merchandising: Image & Brand
FSH 630 Fashion Marketing Strategy

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Master of Fine Arts [MFA] in MFA COSTUME DESIGN DEGREE Master of Fine Arts [MFA] in MFA FASHION DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
REQUIREMENTS Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
Costume Design Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
Fashion Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units
MFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS MFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS
Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units
MAJOR 27 UNITS MAJOR 27 UNITS
+ DIRECTED STUDY 18 UNITS + DIRECTED STUDY 18 UNITS
+ ELECTIVES* 6 UNITS + ELECTIVES* 6 UNITS
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 12 UNITS + GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 12 UNITS
TOTAL 63 UNITS TOTAL 63 UNITS

*Per director approval *Per director approval

MFA COSTUME DESIGN REQUIRED MAJOR MFA COSTUME DESIGN GRADUATE LIBERAL MFA FASHION REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES MFA FASHION REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES
COURSES ARTS REQUIREMENTS FSH 600A Fashion Design FASHION TEXTILES
FSH 601 3D Design 1 FSH 601A 3D Design 1 FSH 600 Fashion Design 1
FSH 629 Introduction to Styling ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS & AESTHETIC SENSITIVITY FSH 602 Fashion Design 2 FSH 602 Fashion Design 2
FSH 640 Fashion Drawing GLA 613 History of 20th Century Fashion FSH 603 3D Design 2 FSH 604 Fashion Design 3
FSH 661 Costume Design 1 FSH 604 Fashion Design 3 FSH 606 Fashion Design 4
CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
FSH 662 Costume Design 2 FSH 605 3D Design 3 FSH 609 Digital Design for Fashion
FSH 663 Costume Design 3 CHOOSE ONE: FSH 609 Digital Design for Fashion FSH 610 Applied Textiles 1
FSH 664 Costume Design 4 GLA 603 Anthropology: Experiencing Culture FSH 606 Fashion Design 4 FSH 611 Applied Textiles 2
FSH 671 Costume Construction 1 GLA 606 Crossing Borders: Art & Culture in a Global Society FSH 607 3D Design 4 FSH 612 Applied Textiles 3
FSH 676 Costume Crafts GLA 611 Cultural Narratives FSH 613 Applied Textiles 4
GLA 617 Mythology for the Modern World MFA FASHION REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES
GLA 619 Culture & Identity in Modern American Theater FASHION DESIGN MFA FASHION REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES
GLA 627 Industrial Design in a Globalized World FSH 600 Fashion Design 1 FASHION MERCHANDISING
GLA 903 Graduate Seminar in Europe FSH 601 3D Design 1 FSH 630 Fashion Marketing Strategy
FSH 602 Fashion Design 2 FSH 631 Merchandising Principles
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES & COMMUNICATIONS FSH 603 3D Design 2 FSH 632 Trend Analysis & Product Development
GLA 671 Professional Practices & Communication for Fashion FSH 604 Fashion Design 3 or FSH 638 Product Line Development - A Collaborative Process
FSH 605 3D Design 3 FSH 634 Textiles & Other Raw Materials
FSH 606 Fashion Design 4 FSH 635 Creating Competitive Strategy
FSH 607 3D Design 4 FSH 637 Product Sourcing and Assortment Planning
FSH 609 Digital Design for Fashion FSH 643 Digital Techniques for Fashion
FSH 649 Entrepreneurship in Fashion: Strategic Brand
MFA FASHION REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES Management
FASHION KNITWEAR or FSH 633 Retail Management and Operations
FSH 600 Fashion Design 1 FSH 675 Visual Merchandising: Image & Brand
FSH 602 Fashion Design 2
FSH 604 Fashion Design 3
FSH 606 Fashion Design 4
FSH 609 Digital Design for Fashion
FSH 620 Knitwear Design & Construction 1
FSH 621 Knitwear Design & Construction 2
FSH 622 Knitwear Design & Construction 3
FSH 623 Knitwear Design & Construction 4

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MFA FASHION GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS


REQUIREMENTS Master of Fine Arts [MFA] in MFA FASHION MARKETING AND BRAND
MANAGEMENT DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS & AESTHETIC SENSITIVITY
Fashion Marketing and Brand Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
GLA 613 History of 20th Century Fashion Management Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units
CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING MFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS
CHOOSE ONE:
MAJOR 27 UNITS
+ DIRECTED STUDY 18 UNITS
GLA 603 Anthropology: Experiencing Culture
+ ELECTIVES* 6 UNITS
GLA 606 Crossing Borders: Art & Culture in a Global Society
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 12 UNITS
GLA 611 Cultural Narratives
GLA 617 Mythology for the Modern World TOTAL 63 UNITS
GLA 619 Culture & Identity in Modern American Theater
GLA 627 Industrial Design in a Globalized World *Per director approval

GLA 903 Graduate Seminar in Europe

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES & COMMUNICATIONS MFA FASHION MARKETING AND BRAND MFA FASHION MARKETING AND BRAND
GLA 671 Professional Practices & Communication for Fashion MANAGEMENT REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES MANAGEMENT GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS
FSH 630 Fashion Marketing Strategy REQUIREMENTS
FSH 635 Creating Competitive Strategy
ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS & AESTHETIC SENSITIVITY
FSH 643 Digital Techniques for Fashion
GLA 613 History of 20th Century Fashion
FSH 649 Entrepreneurship in Fashion: Strategic Brand
Management CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
FSH 652 Global Consumer Trends in Fashion
CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 653 Product Management and Supply Chain
FSH 654 Integrated Fashion Marketing Communications GLA 603 Anthropology: Experiencing Culture

Strategy GLA 606 Crossing Borders: Art & Culture in a Global Society

FSH 655 Digital Marketing and Social Media GLA 611 Cultural Narratives

FSH 658 Global Marketing and Emerging Markets GLA 617 Mythology for the Modern World
GLA 619 Culture & Identity in Modern American Theater
GLA 627 Industrial Design in a Globalized World
GLA 903 Graduate Seminar in Europe

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES & COMMUNICATIONS


GLA 671 Professional Practices & Communication for Fashion

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Master of Fine Arts [MFA] in MFA FASHION MERCHANDISING AND Master of Fine Arts [MFA] in MFA FASHION PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
MANAGEMENT DEGREE REQUIREMENTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Fashion Merchandising and Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
Fashion Product Development Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
Management Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
MFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS
Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units Minimum grade of C in all required 63 units
MAJOR 27 UNITS
MFA UNIT REQUIREMENTS
+ DIRECTED STUDY 18 UNITS
MAJOR 27 UNITS
+ ELECTIVES* 6 UNITS
+ DIRECTED STUDY 18 UNITS
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 12 UNITS
+ ELECTIVES* 6 UNITS
+ GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 12 UNITS TOTAL 63 UNITS

TOTAL 63 UNITS
*Per director approval

*Per director approval

MFA FASHION PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MFA FASHION PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT


MFA FASHION MERCHANDISING AND MFA FASHION MERCHANDISING AND REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS REQUIREMENTS
MANAGEMENT REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES MANAGEMENT GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS FSH 616 Dynamics of Fashion
FSH 630 Fashion Marketing Strategy REQUIREMENTS FSH 632 Trend Analysis & Product Development ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS & AESTHETIC SENSITIVITY
FSH 631 Merchandising Principles FSH 634 Textiles and other Raw Materials GLA 613 History of 20th Century Fashion
ART HISTORICAL AWARENESS & AESTHETIC SENSITIVITY
FSH 632 Trend Analysis & Product Development FSH 638 Product Line Development
GLA 613 History of 20th Century Fashion CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
FSH 634 Textiles & Other Raw Materials FSH 643 Digital Techniques for Fashion
FSH 635 Creating Competitive Strategy or WNM 600 Digital Applications CHOOSE ONE:
CROSS CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING
FSH 637 Product Sourcing & Assortment Planning FSH 650 Introduction to Fashion Design GLA 603 Anthropology: Experiencing Culture
FSH 643 Digital Techniques for Fashion CHOOSE ONE:
FSH 651 Fashion Construction GLA 606 Crossing Borders: Art & Culture in a Global Society
FSH 649 Entrepreneurship in Fashion: Strategic Brand GLA 603 Anthropology: Experiencing Culture FSH 683 Computerized Product Development GLA 611 Cultural Narratives
Management GLA 606 Crossing Borders: Art & Culture in a Global Society FSH 685 Product Manufacturing & Sourcing GLA 617 Mythology for the Modern World
or FSH 633 Retail Management & Operations GLA 611 Cultural Narratives or FSH 637 Product Sourcing GLA 619 Culture & Identity in Modern American Theater
FSH 675 Visual Merchandising: Image & Brand GLA 617 Mythology for the Modern World GLA 627 Industrial Design in a Globalized World
GLA 619 Culture & Identity in Modern American Theater GLA 903 Graduate Seminar in Europe
GLA 627 Industrial Design in a Globalized World
GLA 903 Graduate Seminar in Europe PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES & COMMUNICATIONS
GLA 671 Professional Practices & Communication for Fashion
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES & COMMUNICATIONS
GLA 671 Professional Practices & Communication for Fashion

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UNDERGRADUATE FSH 109 Introduction to Product Development


This course introduces students to product development.
FSH 120 Color Concepts for Fashion
This course focuses on color theory and its application in the
FSH 164 Fashion Sewing Techniques
In this course, students gain a basic understanding of cutting and
COURSES Students will research existing brands to develop ideas for new fashion industry. Color schemes, proportion, and the physical and sewing techniques to prepare them for the apparel industry. Hand
products, conduct trend research, create storyboards, sketch psychological effects of color are analyzed through observing finishing techniques and machine sewing techniques in wovens
FSH 100 Drawing for Fashion flats, and propose new products. Topics will include consumer collections, fabrics, and our everyday world. will be learned, together with their application. Students will create
This course introduces students to fundamental drawing markets, fabrication, roles and responsibilities within the supply a notebook documenting their new learned skills.
principles including use of materials, preparation and techniques. chain, product development, and fashion product categories. FSH 124 Knitwear Design
Students will draw a variety of subjects including objects, Students acquire a basic understanding of what knitwear is FSH 168 Digital Tools for Fashion Media
interiors, exteriors and the nude figure using contour line. Shape FSH 111 Introduction to Fashion and how a knitwear designer works in the fashion industry. In this course, students will learn how words and visuals work
and silhouette, negative and positive space, and perspective This course introduces students to various aspects of the fashion Fundamental hand knitting techniques are taught. Students will together to tell a fashion story. Discussions and assignments will
will be covered. Proportional accuracy will be emphasized. The industry. Topics will include fashion, textile, and knitwear design. create swatches of these techniques and sketch garment designs. be geared toward understanding the basic elements of good
homework for the onsite version of this course requires mandatory Aspects of merchandising will also be discussed. Students will Students will also research current knitwear trends. design and how to create successful designs for fashion spreads
attendance at a three-hour drawing workshop. gain exposure to the fashion cycle through a hands-on fashion and look-books.
design project. FSH 125 Textile Design
FSH 101 Fashion Design 1 An introduction to various methods of textile design and FSH 181 Costume Design for Film
This course provides a foundation in the process of fashion FSH 112 Fashion Drawing 2 techniques used in the industry and at home. Students will learn In this course, students will learn how to break down a script
design from development to editing and balancing a collection. This course further develops students understanding of the how to construct designs and execute textile techniques. and create character identity through costume by creating mood
Students work through carefully selected projects aimed at clothed figure and composition. Students will learn about boards, color stories and illustrations. Students will also learn
developing visual research skills, identifying design elements and composition and design of clothed figure using a variety of how to create a look book for actors and gain essential skills in
interpreting and developing ideas.
FSH 135 Graphic Design in Fashion
conventional and unconventional materials. The use of light box, This course helps students understand graphics and graphic costume design.
composition principles, and design will also be emphasized. The design and how they relate to fashion. Students gain more control
FSH 101M Fashion Design 1 for Menswear homework for the onsite version of this course requires mandatory over their garments, more flexibility in their designs, and prepare FSH 182 Costume Design for the Stage
This course provides a foundation in the process of menswear attendance at a three-hour drawing workshop. themselves for more varied career options. Students will be This course introduces students to the costume design process
design from development to editing and balancing a collection. introduced to different mediums such as photography and digital including research, script analysis, costume period and style,
Students work through carefully selected projects aimed at FSH 114 Fashion Figure & Rendering Techniques imaging. design problem solving, and rendering. Students will gain a
developing visual research skills, identifying design elements and This course teaches the development and use of a fashion figure greater understanding of costume design for theatre and produce
interpreting and developing ideas. to aid fashion design communication. Students will explore projects for their portfolios.
FSH 140 Introduction to Costume Design
various drawing medium to enhance visual presentation. Strong In this course, students will learn basic organizational systems,
FSH 102 Fashion Drawing 1 emphasis will be placed on the visual language of fashion. terminology, and the tools needed by the costume designer. FSH 184 Styling
This course further develops students understanding of the nude Students will also learn how to research and design for a Styling is creating fashion imagery that delivers the message of
figure and introduces the fundamentals in drawing clothed figures. FSH 114M Fashion Figure and Rendering Techniques specific set of characters. Students will practice various tips and the designer or brand. This course provides the foundation of a
Students will draw a variety of subjects and explore different techniques for altering and manipulating garments for the stage. styling portfolio as students gain hands-on experience developing
for Menswear
materials, including pastel, color pencil, ink, and watercolor. concepts and assembling compelling outfits for photo shoots.
This course will specifically explore the rendering of fabric, drape,
Foreshortening, shape, rhythm structure, and proportional Fashion culture, working with a model, photographer, and a make-
accuracy of the figure will also be emphasized. The homework for
texture, color, mood and attitude for menswear, and will further FSH 145 Fashion Marketing 1
refine drawing skills. The development of the croquis (quick This course presents marketing theory and practice as they up artist will be covered.
the onsite version of this course requires mandatory attendance at
sketch) and fashion proportion will be emphasized and students relate to the field of fashion. Topics will include current practices
a three-hour drawing workshop.
will be held to industry standards. in ascertaining consumer wants, conceiving of, producing, FSH 188 Editorial Makeup & Hair Styling
promoting, and moving new fashion goods and services to In this course, students will learn the basics of makeup artistry
FSH 105 Fashion and Merchandising consumers. Students will identify fashion marketing strategies and and hair styling for editorial photo shoots. Through hands-on
FSH 118 Fashion Research & Reporting
This course provides a fashion industry overview, introducing apply basic fashion marketing research techniques to industry projects, students will be able to achieve several make-up and
This course is a hands-on journalism studio that provides
students to the concepts of fashion retail and wholesale specific assignments and projects. hair styling techniques, and bring it all together at the end of the
students with essential reporting and writing skills for effective
merchandising, the materials of fashion, the producers of fashion, semester by conceptualizing a beauty shoot.
fashion journalism. Students will learn and practice research
and the markets for fashion.
strategies, fact-checking, drafting, and copy editing techniques for FSH 161 Digital Techniques for the Fashion Business
a range of story types. Students will work assignments to cultivate This course introduces students to industry standard software FSH 190 Tambour Beading 1
FSH 108 Introduction to Fashion Journalism their journalistic voice. used to visually communicate information. Assignments will be This course introduces students to the history of beading as
This course introduces students to writing fashion editorials for geared toward fashion line layout, concept boards, and detailed it applies to fashion design. Students will develop hands-on
magazines, newspapers, television, and fashion industry public specification for reproduction. Working fluidly between programs techniques in tambour beading. Students will complete samples
FSH 119 Fabric and Fiber Technology
relations. Students will gain interviewing and reporting techniques will be emphasized. and projects using various types of beads and sequins as well as
Students are introduced to the basic properties of textiles, and
while learning to write editorial articles and profiles. Emphasis will techniques to finish and mount beaded motifs to garments.
how they relate to performance and end use. The course includes
be placed on the importance of a news hook and how to handle a
hands-on analysis of fabric swatches.
running story.

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FSH 192 Tambour Beading 2 FSH 215 Retailing and Management FSH 230 Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern 2 FSH 250 Buying Fundamentals
Students will build upon the foundation of basic tambour beading This course introduces students to the fundamental elements In this intermediate course, students will advance their pattern Students learn the fundamentals of the retail buying process
with a new stitch that functions as both a satin surface stitch and of business management. Topics include organization, control, cutting techniques and further develop their construction skills. in various types of merchandising organizations. The course
one to secure beads. An additional stitch will aid in the applique planning, decision-making, leadership, training, communication Students will construct a range of garments including dresses, exposes students to sales planning, open to buy, and
of fabrics while finishing techniques will allow for creating three and ethics. Students learn to apply these concepts to real pants, and shirts. Industry standards of pattern making and components of profitability. Basic math skills are required.
dimensional elements and add depth and texture to a motif. business situations through actual case studies. construction techniques appropriate for industrial sewing
equipment will be emphasized. FSH 252 Visual Merchandising 1
FSH 194 Surface Embroidery 1 FSH 218 Blogging: Content Creation & Promotion This course presents students with a survey of the many elements
This foundation course builds on the historical perspective of the Blogs form part of the contemporary media and marketing FSH 240 The Classical Tutu: Introduction of visual merchandising and display currently used in retail
art of embroidery while teaching the basic tools and techniques landscape alongside social media tools such as Facebook and In this course, students will receive an overview of the classical organizations. Students are introduced to the many visual tools
used in contemporary fashion. Students are introduced to Twitter. This course aims to define the term, analyze various and romantic tutu for ballet. Students will learn the history of the available, including fixtures, mannequins, signage, lighting and
traditional hand embroidery stitches using cotton, rayon, chenille, elements of successful blogging, and offer practical experience in tutu and will construct a classical tutu from start to finish, including props.
and wool threads and applying them to a variety of fashion conceptualizing, producing, and marketing your own blog online waistbands, knickers, ruffles, wiring, basque, top skirt, and
fabrics. as art professionals. bodice. FSH 257 Accessory Design: Jewelry
In this course, students will focus on accessories to adorn the
FSH 196 Surface Embroidery 2 FSH 220 Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern 1 FSH 241 Costume Production for Film body by looking at accessories and objects over time. Students
In this course, students will advance their skills with surface This course is an overview of the design workroom. Basic This course will design and produce a feature film in cooperation will be provided with an awareness of the form and structure
embroidery techniques including dimensional ribbon and chenille principles of flat pattern drafting and draping on a form will be with the Motion Pictures (Film) and Fashion departments. of accessories and will be taught how to collate ideas and
work, Japanese flat and twisted silk stitching, raised gold metal introduced. Students are given an introduction into how garments Students will design costumes in collaboration with a director and inspiration.
embroidery, working with rose montes, chatons, and other sew on are pattern cut and made up to commercial standards in the bring them to life on film. Students will costume each character, fit
rhinestones. fashion industry today. the actors, and be on set during filming. FSH 258 Accessory Design: Handbags & Small
Leather Goods
FSH 201 The Reclaimed Object FSH 220M Construction/ Draping/ Flat Pattern for FSH 242 Costume Production 1 This course gives an overview of accessories throughout fashion
This course covers marbleizing, gold & silver leafing, and the Menswear In this course, students will produce original costume designs history and introduces students to key players in the handbag
design, production, and application of stenciling. Students will This is a beginning construction and patternmaking course for a script or theatre production. Students will develop designs and small leather goods industry. Dynamics and principles of
focus on re-surface treatment on re-claimed objects such as focusing on menswear. It will enhance students industry on paper, realize these designs in 3D, and provide appropriate accessory design are explored. Students learn how to develop
doors, tables, chairs, boxes, frames, beads, or any other wooden knowledge of patternmaking and construction techniques. documentation. Students will also learn about the production collections of handbags and other related accessories through
surface. Student will create one-off re-painted, re-purposed, re- Students will learn how to cut and construct mens basic block process, exploring collaborations between costume designers original visual research and working prototypes.
designed objects with an emphasis on creativity. patterns and create additional silhouettes from them using muslin and actors, directors, and other designers.
fabric and professional sewing techniques. FSH 259 Product Development 3: PDM - Pre-
FSH 209 Product Development 2: Advanced FSH 244 History of Fashion
Production
Sketching and Line Development FSH 221 Fashion Design 2 This course traces the Western clothing tradition from antiquity
In this course, students will focus on the process of garment
This course focuses on flat sketching for line development, Students will continue to develop design skills. Strict emphasis to the 20th century as a source of fashion and design. Students
prototype development and approval prior to production.
line sheets, and specification sheets. Students will develop the is placed on their ability to represent creative design ideas as begin with an exploration of the Western ideals of beauty and
Advanced line development including cost and construction will
skills required to create industry standard flats for apparel and specification drawings (flats) as well as fully colored illustrations. continue with a specific study of the major areas of fashion
be addressed. The web-based PDM system will be introduced
accessories. Close attention is paid to the rendering of fabric and color and the revivals: classic, exotic, country and romantic.
to track product specifications, production package, and bill of
analysis of current design trends. materials.
FSH 210 Fashion Manufacturing FSH 245 Marketing: Beauty Products
Students explore the world of apparel manufacturing, including FSH 224 Knitwear Design & Construction 1 This course will prepare students to apply their fashion marketing
FSH 262 Fashion Design 3
production, sourcing, control, planning, costing, resource In this course students are introduced to the fundamentals of education to produce strategy that is beauty marketing
This course focuses on design philosophy. Students will develop
allocation and feasibility. Projects include tracking a product all knitwear design. Students will have hands-on technical experience specialized. Students will be able to create a beauty marketing
their drawing style, design, and presentation skills to reflect their
the way from design concept through delivery of the product to using single-bed knitting machines. They will experience projects plan that includes product development, PR, and emotional
individual points of view. Students will gain knowledge of the
the retailer. with focus to fabric design and basic construction working with branding. Students will develop a marketing plan in collaboration
fashion industry, learn the principles of price points, and become
creative color palettes, using different yarn qualities and basic with the beauty merchandising course.
aware of domestic and international marketplaces.
FSH 213 Fashion Marketing 2 shaping techniques.
This course presents the application of the fashion marketing FSH 246 History of Textiles
FSH 266 Computers for Fashion 1
process by utilizing real life case studies and projects that focus FSH 229 Computerized Product Design This survey course investigates textiles from prehistory to the
This course explores fashion illustration techniques using
on what fashion consumer preferences are. The course will outline Students will develop computerized designs, and flat patterns present, examining traditional textiles of Asia, Africa, and the
computers for stylized drawings, flat sketches, croquis, mini
all of the components of an integrated marketing plan that bring using industry standard software. Students will use and Americas as well as western textile design and production, with an
bodies, specification drawings, presentations and storyboards.
fashion brands to life. incorporate the various functions in the software to create, modify, emphasis on late 19th and early 20th century design movements.
store, and communicate design working with images and color. Textile use in interiors, clothing, cars, and industry will be explored.

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FSH 267 Menswear Fashion Design 2 FSH 284 Photo Shoot Production for Stylists FSH 299 Portfolio for Technical Design FSH 313 Style Icons & Fashion Objects
Students work through carefully selected projects aimed at In this advanced course, students will learn the logistics and This course focuses on developing marketable portfolios to This course focuses on iconography of style, fashion avatars and
developing research, ideas, and creative design Menswear business aspects of being a freelance stylist. Topics will include demonstrate technical drawing skills, proficiency in fashion media interpretation and reinvention of icons. Historical eras,
market. Students will build a 2 dimensional Menswear collection producing photo shoots, managing a job, and self-promotion. design related digital skills, and a professional presentation of a youth movements, style capitals and the roots of iconic fashion
on paper, while learning communication skills and building Guest speakers, in-class simulation, and group projects will give product line. Students will conduct research for jobs in technical imagery in editorial work will be discussed in depth. Students will
confidence in their work. insight into the various protocols on the job. design, create self-promotional materials, and use industry examine legendary images and trace their influences on popular
standard software and web-based PDM. culture.
FSH 268 Menswear Construction 2 FSH 287 Knitwear Design & Construction 3
In this course, students will develop basic menswear blocks into In this course, students will concentrate on detail design and FSH 300 Shoe Design 1 FSH 316 International Retailing/Global Marketing
various designed garments that will serve as a foundation for all the practice of construction skills necessary to make knitwear While designing a collection of footwear, students will build Students learn the importance of the global economy through a
future menswear classes. Principles of drafting and construction design special. Students will learn to recognize skills essential an understanding of the last, designing and sketching shoes, study of retailers who operate internationally. This course provides
will be taught so that garments produced will meet industry for commercial industry and will adapt and combine the use of measuring and fitting and shoe materials and components. a conceptual framework for students to understand how different
standards. machinery and hand techniques to produce unique garment Students will research various aspects of the shoe industry, legal, social, and economic environments affect the distribution of
designs. including handmade footwear, product development and testing, consumer products worldwide.
FSH 269 Product Line Development specification and technical sheets, and trade shows.
This course engages students in the product line development FSH 288 Fashion Features & Storytelling FSH 317 Menswear Fashion Design 3
collaborative process. Students will participate in a semester In this class, students will develop their expository writing skills, FSH 301 Denim Design In this class strict emphasis is placed on the ability to represent
long case study that provides hands-on experience with all the adapt straight news leads, and incorporate novelistic techniques In this course, students will explore denim design and creative design concepts as specification drawings (flats) as well
components that are a necessary part of developing a fashion to write feature-length articles. Students will be assigned their own development with a focus on fashion, fabric, and fit. Topics as fully colored figures. Close attention is paid to rendering of
collection. beats and asked to pitch ideas in simulated editorial meetings. covered include denim history, washes and finishes, patterns, fabrics and color while students analyze current menswear design
sample manufacturing, production processes, brand identity, trends.
FSH 274 Applied Textiles 1 FSH 289 Corsetry & Underpinnings merchandising, and marketing. Students will conclude the
This course is an overview of the textiles industry for both home Students will study and apply corsetry for use as both outer course by designing a denim collection. FSH 318 Menswear Construction 3
furnishing and fashion. Students learn silkscreen and heat transfer garment and underpinning. Students will cut and construct This is an intermediate construction and flat pattern making
printing. Students also learn about opportunities for a successful various styles and shapes of corsets, which will be used as a FSH 305 Fashion Public Relations course. The course is designed to enhance the students
career in the textile industry. base for experimentation with various draped design ideas. In this course, students will learn the principles and practices knowledge of industry procedures for pattern making and
Chosen draped and molded designs will be taken to completion, applied to fashion public relations. Students will understand PR construction.
FSH 276 Applied Textiles 2 producing finished pieces. as a key fashion marketing tool. Students will explore the history
In this course, students will further develop their understanding of the public relations industry, the influences of its visionary FSH 323 Fashion Trend Analysis
of fabric and printing techniques. They will be taught various FSH 294 Textile Printing For Product leaders, and the changes driven by technology that impact This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of fashion
advanced surface treatments on cloth, including burn-out and This course teaches hands on, creative and intelligent approach fashion PR today. trend forecasting and analysis. This course teaches students
discharge printing. to textile printing. Students will have the opportunity to develop to understand the evolutionary nature of product, interpret the
ideas from inspiration source to a final printed product of their FSH 307 Visual Merchandising: Concepts for the cultural context affecting the product, and to collect, analyze, and
FSH 278 Fashion Journalism: Blogging desire, primarily employing the technique of screen-printing as Display Window synthesize data in order to predict and understand the meaning of
Students will learn technical, research, and writing skills for well as hand painting, drawing and stencil printing. This course examines creative strategies for the development fashion trends.
developing and maintaining their own blogs while examining of dynamic window displays. Students will explore literature,
several industry-leading blogs for inspiration. Students will be FSH 295 Sustainable Design music, current events, pop culture, art, fashion, and film history FSH 330 Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern 3
encouraged to write newsworthy entries, express a distinct point This course will explore environmental issues in fashion design. for inspiration. Designing for effective visual narratives will be In this course, students work on more advanced pattern cutting
of view, and effectively employ this technology to showcase their Students will be encouraged to find creative solutions and emphasized. and construction techniques. Students learn to cut and construct
own work. alternatives. Emphasis will be placed on designs that meet all tailored garments using techniques used in the industry today.
the regular industry standards while simultaneously addressing FSH 309 Product Development 4: PDM - Students also work on draping projects and learn how to handle
FSH 280 Personal Styling ecological issues. fashion fabrics correctly.
Fabrication, Sourcing, & Production
In this intermediary course, students will focus on the discipline Students will advance their skills of line development utilizing
of personal styling. Hands-on projects will help students to FSH 297 Visual Merchandising: Tools & Materials web-based PDM software. This course will focus on refinement of FSH 331 Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern 4
analyze and practice real life situations, and gain the creative and This course introduces students to the various tools and materials technical packets and line sheets, the processes and procedures This course is designed to allow students to develop and
organizational skills involved in styling for personal clients and commonly used for the construction and creation of displays for of fashion product sourcing, cost estimating techniques, build upon the pattern making and construction skills learned
celebrities. visual merchandising. Students will learn the correct and safe use methods for evaluating product constructions, and advanced in previous courses. Students will evaluate and translate key
of a variety of shop tools, and practice best methods by which to knowledge of fashion manufacturing. elements from an existing designer runway look and from their
FSH 282 Knitwear Design & Construction 2 create visual merchandising assignments and class projects. own two-dimensional designs to create customized patterns and
Students are introduced to basic textured stitches and double construct, fit and correct garments to industry standards. New
FSH 311 Millinery
bed fabrics and use these techniques to create their first garment. construction and finishing techniques will also be introduced.
Millinery is a highly specialized discipline that permits students
Through the development and analysis of different knitted to be wildly creative or strictly traditional. Emphasis is placed on
structures, color, pattern and construction techniques, students construction techniques in a variety of materials for hat design
will learn the effects that fabric has on knitwear design. and construction.

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FSH 333 Technical Design & Grading FSH 345 Brand Marketing FSH 368 Accessories Merchandising FSH 382 Knitwear Design & Construction 4
Students will learn the skills necessary to be a successful This course examines brand equity and all aspects of brand Students are introduced to the many fascinating categories within This course exposes students to experience all the components
technical designer in the fashion industry. These skills include building, management, and marketing. Students will research accessories, including leather goods, jewelry, scarves, millinery, necessary to design and develop a knitwear collection in
drawing technical flats, creating graded specification sheets, emerging and existing brands and apply to develop a brand. eyewear and many more. Students explore the important role preparation for the fast paced environment of the senior year.
understanding body shapes and growth, writing construction Emphasis will be placed on developing a marketing plan for a of accessories in various retail environments. Major brands and Strong emphasis will be placed on design concept development,
notes, and safety concerns that apply to childrenswear. Students brand that reflects the brand identity, the target consumer, and the designers are studied, as well as private label products. flat drawing and portfolio presentation as well as mock-ups and
will create full technical specification packages using excel. product/service. 3D construction.
FSH 369 Merchandising: Beauty Products
FSH 335 Computerized Patternmaking FSH 347 Inventory Management & Planning This course introduces students to the best practices in FSH 384 Menswear Styling
Using Gerber Accumark software, students will learn how to use This course will expand the concepts introduced in FSH 250 by merchandising beauty products, providing students with This course explores the discipline of styling for menswear.
advanced technology to digitally enter patterns into the computer, analyzing inventory management and profitability and competitive insight into the different categories of the industry, including Students will learn through activities and photo shoots the
alter, and make patterns for a variety of silhouettes. Students will advantage. Students will become familiar with inventory turnover, color cosmetics, fragrance, and skin care. Topics include the techniques of creating successful tailored and casual looks for
also grade patterns for a large range of sizes. purchasing, and planning. examination of major brands nationally and internationally, men.
industry history, and the development of and selection of product
FSH 337 Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern 5 FSH 348 Interactive Marketing assortments. FSH 385 Marketing Promotion Strategy
This course is designed to allow students to develop their design In this course, students will learn the basics of digital marketing This course offers an in-depth study of specific promotional
work into a pre-collection. Students are taught the principles of for fashion and its integration with traditional marketing. Course FSH 374 Applied Textiles 3 strategies for a fashion environment. Students learn to develop an
manual grading and working with a life fit model, and learn about components include online promotion, user-generated content, In this course, students will continue to broaden and expand their integrated marketing plan. Core components include advertising,
work production patterns for industry. Students also review new corporate blogging and mobile marketing. Students will develop a knowledge of printing techniques including screen printing with direct mail, publicity, public relations, personal selling, special
construction and finishing techniques. marketing plan and analyze the results through various outlets of heat transfer paints. They design fabric samples and finished events, and social networking.
social networking. collections of fabric designs.
FSH 340 Fashion Design 4 FSH 387 Knitwear Design & Construction 5
Students are encouraged to analyze and develop individual FSH 350 Private Label Product Development FSH 375 Fashion Merchandising Strategies In this course students will identify and develop their strengths as
design strengths and philosophy. Technical skills are polished to This course takes students through the concepts and techniques This course explores successful wholesale and retail strategies knitwear designers to establish and readily prepare themselves for
help enhance presentation and showcase the designers point of of product development. Projects include research to identify for fashion assortment building and product selection based on a career in the fashion industry. Focus and support will be towards
view. an appropriate product, development of that product, sourcing, group projects, case studies, and field research. Emphasis is on project building to create a professional and individual portfolio
costing, and sampling. developing a strategic point of view and taste level appropriate for and for the development of their collection.
FSH 342 Costume Production 2 the target market.
In this course, students will design and construct costumes for the FSH 352 Visual Merchandising: Space Planning and FSH 390 Fashion Merchandising Professional
live performance project. Students will engage in a dynamic range Directives FSH 376 Applied Textiles 4 Practices
of construction and craft projects, creating finished costumes This course focuses on best industry practices for both retail In this course, students will further their skills designing textile This course provides students with realistic information about
that will satisfy the needs of movement-based and design-driven and wholesale floor spaces. Students will develop strategies prints for both fashion and furnishings. Students will also continue careers in the retailing and apparel merchandising industry.
performance pieces. and present their concepts in both written and visual formats. to produce collections of fabric designs. Students will explore their career options, develop resumes,
Emphasis will be placed on creative space utilization, and prepare for job interviews, complete internships, and focus on the
FSH 343 Marketing: Short Form Video appropriate representation for multiple project categories, a full FSH 377 Visual Merchandising 2 transition from student to professional.
In this course, students will learn the value of utilizing and seasons cycle, and adjacent products. This course applies the visual merchandising concepts hands-on
developing the short form video theory as a powerful marketing projects. Topics include visual merchandising theory, standards FSH 391 Fashion Product Styling
tool to motivate consumers. Students learn basic video FSH 357 Retail Store Management for execution, store design and company image. In this course, students will get an introduction to styling a range
techniques specialized for the fashion industry and will solve key This course is an in-depth study of various retail store operations. of fashion products for a variety of mediums including magazine,
marketing concerns through the use of storytelling and video Topics include location and target market, merchandise FSH 378 Menswear Fashion Design 4 catalog, newspaper, and web. Students will produce, art direct,
communications. placement and assortment, customer service, selling techniques, Students further develop their skills as menswear fashion and style photo shoots. Emphasis will be placed on product
staff planning, employee motivation, visual display, profit analysis, designers and are encouraged to develop a comprehensive styling techniques and concepts.
FSH 344 Fabric and Form logistics and many more necessary areas. awareness in the domestic and international marketplace.
This class will study how adjacent geometric, 2-dimensional Emphasis is placed on illustration techniques and professional FSH 392 Social Media Strategy for Fashion
planes create 3-dimensional forms in fabric. Students will also FSH 363 Special Event and Promotion presentation. In this course, students will be able to navigate through the ever
study experimental fabric manipulation and the relationship of In this course, students will learn the requirements and practices cluttered world of social media in the fashion industry. Students
these 3-dimensional forms to the body. Students will create of developing and producing an accountable and effective FSH 379 Menswear Construction 4 will learn the skill set to plan out an effective and accountable
3-dimensional forms with fabric and apply them to the dress form special event and fashion show for a product launch or product The course is designed to teach students ready to wear tailoring social media strategy that has value to a fashion brands marketing
for the purpose of creating garment design. presentation that supports a fashion marketing initiative. Students techniques used in the menswear industry today. Students are efforts. Students will be able to decipher the various platforms that
will plan, pitch, develop, and execute all aspects of special event shown how to construct tailored garments and the variations social media offers to a brand.
and promotion. used in construction techniques. Students will learn the difference
between ready to wear and bespoke techniques.

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FSH 394 Fashion Advertising and Brand FSH 417 Menswear Fashion Design 5 FSH 438 Translating Fashion FSH 460 Merchandising: Industry Collaboration
In this course, students will learn the proper role of fashion Students continue to develop their awareness of specific In this course, students will examine the global fashion industry This course exposes students to the latest fashion industry best
advertising and the key factors that determine and identify a menswear markets within the international fashion industry and to circuit of runway shows, trade expos, and other events through practices of retail and wholesale fashion brands. Students will
fashion product to the consumer such as name, term, design, or target their individual style to specific market segments. Emphasis the lens and language of fashion criticism. Topics will include the collaborate with industry professionals on projects designed to
symbol. Students will understand the importance of a single brand is placed on Menswear trend analysis during the New York, influences of personalities, brands, institutions, and media that provide them with the experience and leadership skills required for
message for effective fashion advertising. London, Milan and Paris collections. make fashion an economic and cultural phenomenon around the successful 21st century merchandising.
world.
FSH 397 Visual Merchandising: Mannequins, Forms, FSH 418 Menswear Construction 5 FSH 464 Fashion Retail Management & Operations
& Fixtures Students work on creating their own designs in muslin and FSH 440 Portfolio for Costume Design This course provides students with the real time opportunity
Students will learn the procedures by which mannequins are finished garments. The emphasis is on active sportswear. The In this course, students will edit and select the best costume to participate in and learn about all aspects of operating and
styled for product presentations through hands-on experience course reinforces all areas covered in 1, 2, and 3, strengthening pieces for their portfolios. Techniques for photographing work, managing a fashion retail business. Students will learn to operate
in proper use and maintenance of mannequins, forms, and the students understanding of cutting and construction. portfolio layout, and presenting ideas to potential employers will a POS system, manage and control inventory and receipt flow,
alternatives. Students will practice skill-building in styling be covered. Students will present their work each week for an in- merchandise a selling floor, manage clients needs, and develop,
methods: forming for mens and womens tailored clothing; FSH 427 Visual Merchandising: Graphics for depth critique and also write their own cover letters and resumes. train, and schedule store staffing.
coordination of separates, item apparel; fashion accessories and Presentation
home furnishings. This course provides in-depth study into the variety of graphic FSH 441 Costume Construction 1 FSH 465 Fashion Design 6: Senior Collection
communication tools available and utilized within the visual In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of creating In this class, students produce a set of final projects that are
FSH 398 Computers for Textiles merchandising industry. Students will learn various techniques for theatrical costumes through the creation of a corset, a boned aimed at completing their portfolio to a standard of excellence
This course explores techniques for utilizing computers as a specifying and building signage programs for retail, wholesale, bodice, and a petticoat. Additionally, students will learn how to expected in the industry.
design tool. Students create textile designs, colorways, and trade-show, in-store display, sales promotions, as well as create specific padding for foundation garments. Finally, students
repeats using Photoshop and Illustrator. considerations for dynamic graphic communication used in will learn how to adjust a period pattern for a modern body, as well FSH 467 Menswear Fashion Design 6
window display. as how to make a garment alterable for a range of figures. In this class, students produce a set of final projects that are
FSH 399 Computers for Knitwear aimed at completing their portfolio to a standard of excellence
This course provides students experience with intermediate FSH 430 Fashion Design 5 FSH 442 Computer Aided Design for Textiles expected in the industry.
programming and knitting techniques on the Stoll industrial In this course, students increase their ability to target their Students will learn how to use this textile industry specific software
knitting machine. Students will learn to use the tools in M1 individual style to a specific market segment. Emphasis is placed to aid their design concept by using textile friendly environment FSH 468 Menswear Construction 6
software, write knit programs, and operate the 7G and 12G Stoll on continuity of style within design, presentation and trend media tools to create repeat patterns, sketches and marks. Students will develop muslin production, undertake garment fitting
industrial machine to knit swatches and garment pieces. analysis. Students work on developing their strengths in design Students will learn to create a detailed presentation with color and create patterns for designs in their senior collection. Students
to ensure establishment of a defined and strong personal design data, colorways, values and percent coverage in a design. will construct no less than six menswear outfits in fashion fabric
FSH 400 Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern 6: Senior philosophy. Students work on the development of their Senior that may be included in the Graduation Fashion Show.
Collection. FSH 445 Contemporary Retail Strategy
Collection
This course focuses on innovative retail concepts for a fast FSH 472 Visual Merchandising 3
Students research, design and construct a collection of designer
FSH 434 Construction/Draping/Flat Pattern 6: 3D changing retail environment. Students will conduct research on This course provides a final hands-on project for seniors. Students
clothing from sportswear to eveningwear. Designer workroom
consumer trends, market changes, distribution channels, and use will conceive and execute an environment or visual display for a
techniques will be emphasized. Design
this information to create a fully developed retail plan that includes commercial environment.
This technical design course focuses on reproducing complex
a merchandise plan, location analysis, and all aspects of retail
FSH 409 Product Development 5: Advanced Line garments. Students will analyze garments created by designers,
operations.
make paper patterns, and create toiles, and detailed fabric FSH 473 Textile Portfolio
Development samples. Creating accurate paper pattern utilizing complex This course is designed to prepare students to enter the textile
Students will strategize on product development for a specific FSH 450 Entrepreneurship in Fashion
cutting methods and applying advanced hand sewing techniques industry. Students will establish goals, analyze skills and build a
brand / company by developing two collections. This course This course focuses on the entrepreneurial approach of identifying
will be emphasized. coherent body of 2D work on paper that will create the portfolio.
focuses on demonstrating advanced digital and hand skills, market opportunities. Product differentiation and marketing new Career opportunities will be explored as well as the logistics of
presenting complete product package coherent to the brand products and brands in the retail environment will be emphasized.
FSH 436 Pattern Making & 3D Design for Fashion freelance work.
image using industry standard software and web-based PDM. Students will develop business plans including the process of
Professional presentation is emphasized. Portfolio how to develop, market, and sell their own product lines under
In this course, students will develop their technical and 3D design independent labels or brands. FSH 474 Applied Textiles 5
fashion portfolios in both traditional and digital formats. Previous In this course, students will further build on their technical skills
FSH 410 E-Commerce
technical projects will be selected for refinement and portfolio and broaden their knowledge of printing and fabric manipulation.
This course provides students with the fundamentals of selling FSH 456 Fashion Portfolio & Computer Aided Design
inclusion. Students will create web portfolios, technical design Students will continue to explore the qualities and performance
fashion products online. New strategies in e-commerce This course is designed to prepare students to enter the fashion
specific resumes, and self-promotional materials. Professional of different types of fabrics. They will also continue to produce
technology, emerging web-based business models, marketing industry. Computer aided design skills are polished to help
level and industry standards will be emphasized. collections of textile designs.
innovations, and the latest techniques for an enhanced customer enhance presentation to a professional level. Students will
interface will be explained. establish a web portfolio and develop collateral materials. In
addition, students will learn how to develop line sheets and tech
packs for their collections.

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FSH 476 Applied Textiles 6: Senior Collection


In this course, students will be expected to create a collection
FSH 490 Portfolio Enhancement
Students will further their skill in specific areas as determined
GRADUATE FSH 605 3D Design 3
In this course, students will cut the patterns and make up
of printed fabrics for their senior portfolio. They will be given the by the Department Director. Professional standards for process, COURSES garments for two projects.
opportunity to explore many of the printing methods they have technique, and execution will be emphasized. Outcomes will be
learned. topic specific. Department Director approval is required. Course FSH 600 Fashion Design 1 FSH 606 Fashion Design 4
fees and prerequisites may vary by topic. This course involves students from all disciplines, and is designed This course will consist of individually set projects determined
FSH 477 Visual Merchandising: Project Studio to expose students to various approaches to design and by the students. Consultation will take place between students
Students develop and execute a fully integrated visual FSH 498 Collaborative Project illustration. and tutors to select which project to undertake to extend their
merchandising concept for specific merchandise assortment Students meeting set criteria are selected by their department to knowledge of their chosen area of study for the final project.
presentation. Students will develop a visual program for a brand work on an interdisciplinary collaborative project. FSH 600A Fashion Design
assortment, across a variety of merchandising applications: This course involves students from all disciplines, and is designed FSH 607 3D Design 4
window design and installation, in-store feature presentations, FSH 499 Special Topics