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Unformatted text preview: COURSE CATALOG 2019-2020 COURSE CATALOG SP19 SU19 FA19 SP20 SU20 FA20 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. 2 1 OUR PROGRAMS SCHOOL OF ACTING AA Acting* BFA Acting* MA Acting* MFA Acting* SCHOOL OF ADVERTISING AA Advertising AA Studio Production BFA Advertising CERT Advertising* MA Advertising & Branded Media MFA Advertising SCHOOL OF ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS AA Animation & Visual Effects BFA Animation & Visual Effects CERT Animation & Visual Effects* MA Animation & Visual Effects MFA Animation & Visual Effects BFA & MFA Available Areas of Emphasis: • 2D Animation and Stop Motion • 3D Animation • 3D Modeling • Storyboarding • Visual Effects 2 MA Available Areas of Emphasis: • 2D Animation and Stop Motion • 3D Animation • 3D Modeling • Visual Effects SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE BA Architectural Design B.Arch Architecture MA Advanced Architectural Design* M.Arch Architecture SCHOOL OF ART EDUCATION BFA Art Education CRED Art Education MA Art Education MAT Art Education SCHOOL OF ART HISTORY BA Art History BFA Art History MA Art History** SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA TECHNOLOGY BA Communications & Media Technology MA Communications & Media Technology SCHOOL OF FASHION AA Fashion AA Fashion Journalism AA Fashion Marketing AA Fashion Merchandising AA Fashion Product Development AA Fashion Styling AA Fashion Visual Merchandising AA Knitwear Design* AA Textile Design* BA Fashion Journalism BFA Costume Design BFA Fashion BFA Fashion Marketing BFA Fashion Merchandising BFA Fashion Product Development BFA Fashion Styling BFA Fashion Visual Merchandising BFA Footwear & Accessory Design* BFA Knitwear Design* BFA Textile Design* CERT Fashion* CERT Social Media Management MA Costume Design MA Fashion MA Fashion Art Direction MA Fashion Journalism MA Fashion Marketing MA Fashion Merchandising MFA Costume Design MFA Fashion MFA Fashion Marketing & Brand Management MFA Fashion Merchandising & Management MFA Fashion Product Development MFA Footwear & Accessory Design* MFA Knitwear Design* MFA Textile Design* AA Available Areas of Emphasis: • Technical Fashion Design BFA Available Areas of Emphasis: • Fashion Design • Pattern Making & 3-Dimensional Design for Fashion MA & MFA Available Areas of Emphasis: • Fashion Design SCHOOL OF FINE ART AA Fine Art BFA Fine Art CERT Fine Art* MA Fine Art MFA Fine Art AA, BFA, MA & MFA Available Areas of Emphasis: • Drawing & Painting • Printmaking • Sculpture SCHOOL OF GAME DEVELOPMENT AA Game Development BFA Game Development BS Game Programming MA Game Development MFA Game Development SCHOOL OF GRAPHIC DESIGN AA Graphic Design BFA Graphic Design CERT Graphic Design MA Graphic Design & Digital Media MFA Graphic Design SCHOOL OF ILLUSTRATION AA Illustration BFA Illustration CERT Illustration* MA Illustration MFA Illustration BFA & MFA Available Areas of Emphasis: • Comics SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN AA Automotive Restoration* AA Industrial Design BFA Industrial Design CERT Industrial Design* MA Industrial Design MFA Industrial Design AA & BFA Available Areas of Emphasis: • Transportation Design SCHOOL OF INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN AA Interior Architecture & Design BFA Interior Architecture & Design CERT Interior Architecture & Design* MA Interior Architecture & Design MFA Interior Architecture & Design SCHOOL OF JEWELRY & METAL ARTS AA Jewelry & Metal Arts BFA Jewelry & Metal Arts MA Jewelry & Metal Arts MFA Jewelry & Metal Arts SCHOOL OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AA Landscape Architecture BFA Landscape Architecture MA Landscape Architecture MFA Landscape Architecture *These Programs are not available online **These Programs are not available onsite 3 OUR PROGRAMS SCHOOL OF MOTION PICTURES & TELEVISION AA Motion Pictures & Television BFA Motion Pictures & Television CERT Motion Pictures & Television MA Writing & Directing for Film* MFA Motion Pictures & Television BFA Available Areas of Emphasis: • Cinematography • Directing • Editing • Production Design • Producing • Screenwriting SCHOOL OF MUSIC PRODUCTION & SOUND DESIGN FOR VISUAL MEDIA AA Music Production AA Sound Design BFA Music Production BFA Music Scoring & Composition BFA Sound Design MA Music Scoring & Composition MA Sound Design MFA Music Scoring & Composition MFA Sound Design SCHOOL OF PHOTOGRAPHY AA Photography BFA Photography CERT Photography* MA Photography MFA Photography BFA Available Areas of Emphasis: • Documentary • Fine Art Photography • Advertising/Photo Illustration SCHOOL OF VISUAL DEVELOPMENT AA Visual Development BFA Visual Development MA Visual Development MFA Visual Development SCHOOL OF WEB DESIGN & NEW MEDIA AA Web Design & New Media BFA Web Design & New Media CERT Web Design & New Media* MA Web Design & New Media MFA Web Design & New Media SCHOOL OF WRITING FOR FILM, TELEVISION & DIGITAL MEDIA BFA Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media MFA Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media BFA Available Areas of Emphasis: • Digital Art MA & MFA Available Areas of Emphasis: • Entertainment Art *These Programs are not available online **These Programs are not available onsite 4 5 TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 8 WHAT WE OFFER 12 HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL 18 WELCOME 20 WHO WE ARE 21 PHILOSOPHY 22 ACCREDITATION/MEMBERSHIP 24 MISSION STATEMENT Watercolor painting by Richard S. Stephens, founder of Academy of Art University 6 DEPARTMENTS & COURSES 26 ACTING 46 ADVERTISING 74 ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS 106 ARCHITECTURE 130 ART EDUCATION 148 ART HISTORY 166 COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGY 182 FASHION 290 FINE ART 335 GAME DEVELOPMENT 366 GRAPHIC DESIGN 386 ILLUSTRATION 412 INDUSTRIAL DESIGN 442 INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN 466 JEWELRY & METAL ARTS 490 LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE 514 MOTION PICTURES & TELEVISION 544 MUSIC PRODUCTION & SOUND DESIGN FOR VISUAL MEDIA 576 PHOTOGRAPHY 604 VISUAL DEVELOPMENT 624 WEB DESIGN & NEW MEDIA 644 WRITING FOR FILM, TELEVISION & DIGITAL MEDIA SUPPORT DEPARTMENTS 664 FOUNDATIONS 667 ENGLISH FOR ART PURPOSES 673 LIBERAL ARTS 693 GRADUATE LIBERAL ARTS 703 ONLINE EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR EVERY LEVEL 707 709 709 709 715 PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS PERSONAL ENRICHMENT CONTINUING ART EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ATHLETICS CAMPUS INFORMATION 722 FINANCIAL AID & TUITION 726 HEALTH INSURANCE 727 CAMPUS LIFE (HOUSING & ACTIVITIES) 727 ACADEMIC RESOURCES 734 ACADEMIC CALENDARS 737 ADMISSIONS INFORMATION 742 REGISTRATION INFORMATION 744 TRANSFER INFORMATION 745 UNIVERSITY POLICIES AND ACADEMIC INFORMATION Student and Academic Policies (Catalog Addendum 1): Board of Directors, Administrators and Faculty (Catalog Addendum 2): Course Fees & Prerequisites: 7 WHAT WE OFFER UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES ONLINE EDUCATION Undergraduate + Graduate Degrees Study 100% online, or take online classes toward your degree Earn the same credit as on campus classes For more information, visit PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS COURSES FOR BEGINNERS Associate of Arts Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Architecture Bachelor of Fine Arts Certificate High School Art Experience Tuition-free high school scholarships Foundations coursework for every level No-barrier admissions policy; no portfolio required GRADUATE DEGREES Master of Arts Master of Fine Arts Master of Architecture PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT In-Service Teachers Practicing professionals CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS PERSONAL ENRICHMENT Art Teaching Credential Continuing Art Education All levels from beginner to advanced FINANCIAL AID AND CAMPUS HOUSING visit us online at FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES Days, nights, weekends, online Intersession classes offered between semesters* *Financial Aid is not available for intersession classes. Search up-to-date course schedules at ATHLETICS NCAA PacWest Conference Intercollegiate Teams 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. 8 9 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. 10 11 OVERVIEW 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 distinguished professionals to help our students become professionals themselves. This is our 90 year tradition. 1929 • Richard S. Stephens, Art Director for Sunset Magazine, founds the Académie of Advertising Art, along with his wife Clara, with a beginning enrollment of 45 students 1933 1966 • School name changed from Academy of Advertising Art to Academy of Art College • Academy is granted authority to offer a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art • Fine Art, Fashion, Photography, Interior Design, Advertising and Illustration classes offered • Academy acquires its own space at 740 Taylor Street 1968 • Academy expands to 625 Sutter 1976 • Academy continues to expand to 540 Powell Street • Approximately 750 students enrolled • Library opens • In-house advertising agency begins (ADCOM) • Fashion Illustration is added to the curriculum 1977 1936 • Master of Fine Arts program inaugurated and approved by the California State Department of Education • Fine Art Department is added 1946 • Enrollment grows to 250 students • Courses are offered in General Advertising and Commercial Art, Fashion Illustration, Cartooning, and Lettering & Layout 1951 • Richard A. Stephens, son of founder Richard S. Stephens, becomes President 1955 • Magazine Illustration and Photography are added to the curriculum 1957 • Art History, English, and American History are added to the curriculum 12   HI STO RY 1980 • The Academy’s Department of Transportation begins a shuttle service for students • The school maintains a fleet of over 50 vehicles 1981 • Academy receives National Association of Trade and Technical Schools (NATTS) accreditation • Graphic Design courses offered 1983 • Academy expands to provide a student housing facility across the street from 625 Sutter 1985 • Academy receives National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) accreditation 13 OVERVIEW 1988 • Academy receives Foundation for Interior Design Education Research (FIDER) accreditation which is now Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) 1992 • Elisa Stephens, granddaughter of founder Richard S. Stephens, appointed president • 79 New Montgomery building acquired • School of Product Design begins 1993 • School of Motion Pictures & Video begins • Academy’s first dormitory at 680 Sutter Street 1994 • Academy introduces Programs in Computer Arts and begins offering classes in 3D Modeling, Animation and New Media • School of Product Design becomes School of Product & Industrial Design 1998 • Academy receives Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) accreditation • School of Interior Design becomes School of Interior Architecture & Design • Academy begins offering Associate of Arts degrees in Advertising, Computer Arts, Fashion, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Architecture & Design, Motion Pictures & Video, Product & Industrial Design, and Photography. 1999 • School of Product & Industrial Design becomes School of Industrial Design Studios and expands curriculum to include courses in transportation and automotive design 14 2001 • School of Industrial Design Studios becomes School of Industrial Design 2009 • School of Music for Visual Media opens offering Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees • School of Architecture begins • Game Design separates from School of Animation & Visual Effects to become School of Game Design offering Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees • School of Motion Pictures & Video becomes School of Motion Pictures & Television • School of Computer Arts & New Media becomes School of Web Design & New Media 2002 2003 • First online classes offered 2004 • Academy of Art College becomes Academy of Art University • Animation separates from School of Computer Arts to become School of Animation & Visual Effects • School of Computer Arts becomes School of Computer Arts & New Media 2006 • School of Architecture receives National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accreditation for Master of Architecture (M.Arch) Degree • Online Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees are first offered in Advertising, Animation & Visual Effects, Computer Arts, Fashion, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture & Design, Motion Pictures & Television, and Photography. 2007 • Academy receives Western Association of Schools & Colleges (WASC) accreditation • Classic Car Museum housing over 100 historic cars, including a 1929 Auburn Speedster 2008 • School of Multimedia Communications opens offering Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Athletic Program begins, led by former San Francisco 49er Jamie Williams 2010 • School of Art Education opens offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree • School of Architecture offers a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree 2011 • School of Landscape Architecture opens offering Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, and Master of Fine Arts degrees • School of Acting opens offering Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees • School of Music for Visual Media changes to School of Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media 2012   HI STO RY • School of Fashion offers Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Fashion Journalism • School of Fashion offers Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Styling • School of Art History offers Master of Arts • School of Architecture receives National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) candidacy status for Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) degree 2014 • School of Art Education offers the Art Teaching Credential and receives California Commission on Teaching Credentials (CTC) accreditation • School of Advertising offers Associates of Arts in Studio Production for Advertising and Design • School of Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media opens offering Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees 2015 • School of Game Design offers Academy of Art University’s first Bachelor of Science degree, a B.S. in Game Programming • School of Fashion offers Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Fine Arts degrees in Costume Design • School of Art History opens offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree • School of Game Design becomes School of Game Development • Academy of Art is granted full membership into NCAA Division II • School of Art Education offers two tracks for the Master of Arts in Teaching degree • School of Interior Architecture & Design is receives CIDA accreditation for the Master of Fine Arts program 2013 • Visual Development separates from School of Animation and Visual Effects to become School of Visual Development offering Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees • Jewelry and Metal Art separates from School of Fine Art to become School of Jewelry & Metal Art offering Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees • School of Illustration adds an emphasis in Comics for the Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees • School of Architecture offers Master of Arts degree in Advanced Architectural Design • School of Industrial Design offers Associate of Arts degree in Automotive Restoration • School of Architecture offers Bachelor of Arts degree in Architectural Design • School of Acting offers Master of Arts degree • School of Landscape Architecture offers Master of Arts degree • School of Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media offers Master of Arts in Music Scoring & Composition and a Master of Arts in Sound Design degrees 15   HI STO RY OVERVIEW 2016 • School of Fashion offers Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Fashion Marketing, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Product Development, and Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Fashion Visual Merchandising • School of Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media offers Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Music Production, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees in Music Scoring and Composition, and Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees in Sound Design • School of Architecture receives National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accreditation for Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) Degree • School of Advertising offers Master of Arts degree in Advertising • School of Animation & Visual Effects offers Master of Arts degree in Animation and Visual Effects • School of Fine Art offers Master of Arts degree in Fine Art • School of Fashion offers Master of Arts degrees in Costume Design, Fashion, and Fashion Merchandising, and Master of Fine Arts degrees in Fashion Marketing and Brand Management, Fashion Merchandising and Management, and Fashion Product Development • School of Game Development offers Master of Arts degree in Game Development • School of Graphic Design offers Master of Arts degree in Graphic Design • School of Illustration offers Master of Arts degree in Illustration • School of Industrial Design offers Master of Arts degree in Industrial Design • School of Interior Architecture & Design offers Master of Arts degree in Interior Architecture and Design 16 • School of Visual Development offers Master of Arts degree in Visual Development • School of Web Design & New Media offers Master of Arts degree in Web Design and New Media 90 Years of Creative Passion • School of Multimedia Communications becomes School of Communications & Media Technologies, the Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Communications becomes the Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Media Technologies, and the Master of Arts in Multimedia Communications becomes the Master of Arts in Communications and Media Technologies • School of Graphic Design changes the Master of Arts in Graphic Design to the Master of Arts in Graphic Design and Digital Media • School of Advertising changes the Master of Arts in Advertising to the Master or Arts in Advertising and Branded Media Technology 2017 1930 1957 1968 1973 1986 1995 • School of Fashion offers Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, and Master of Fine Arts degrees in Textile Design • School of Fashion offers Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, and Master Fine Arts in Knitwear Design • School of Visual Development adds an emphasis in Digital Art for the Bachelor of Fine Arts, and an emphasis in Entertainment Art for the Master of Arts and Master Fine Arts • School of Fashion adds an emphasis in Pattern Making & 3-Dimensional Design for Fashion for the Bachelor of Fine Arts 2018 • School of Fashion offers Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees in Footwear & Accessory Design • School of Art History offers Bachelor of Arts in Art History 2019 • School of Jewelry & Metal Arts offers Master of Arts degree in Jewelry and Metal Arts • School of Fashion offers Certificate in Social Media Management • School of Motion Pictures & Television offers Master of Arts degree in Writing and Directing Film • School of Fashion offers Master of Arts degree in Fashion Marketing • School of Photography offers Ma...
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