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Why Choose SCAD eLearning?

– An award-winning reputation

– A well-respected degree from an accredited institution

– Distinguished and dedicated faculty

– Unique programs of study

– Online programs that are fully integrated with on-location programs of study

– One-click access to university resources and support services

– An open invitation to on-campus and off-campus programs and activities

– A gateway to a career or career advancement in exciting fields of art and design




“I used to think community was just about the people I could see. As I have been
 teaching via eLearning, my idea of community has grown. I no longer need to
 be in the same place to have an artistic, professional relationship with another
 person, artist or place.”
                                           Leroy Lottman, Foundation Studies Professor
                               A.A., East Central College; B.F.A., Southwest Missouri State University; M.F.A., Arizona State University.
An Award-winning Reputation                                      A Well-respected Degree from
SCAD is the first art and design university to receive the       an Accredited Institution
Instructional Technology Council’s award for Outstanding
                                                                 SCAD Accreditation
Distance Education Program and the rank of Excellence in
                                                                 – Southern Association of Colleges and Schools,
Institution-Wide Online Teaching and Learning from the
                                                                   Commission on Colleges
Sloan Consortium. Sloan C is an institutional and professional
                                                                 – National Architectural Accrediting Board
leadership organization dedicated to integrating online
                                                                 – Council for Interior Design Accreditation
education into the mainstream of higher education, helping
                                                                 – Georgia Professional Standards Commission
institutions and individual educators improve the quality,
                                                                 – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
scale and breadth of education. Other recognition for SCAD
eLearning includes:                                              Memberships
                                                                 – American Academy in Rome
– Outstanding Student Services Award, Instructional
                                                                 – Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
  Technology Council
                                                                 – Atlanta Regional Council for Higher Education
– Outstanding Online Course Awards, Instructional
                                                                 – EDUCAUSE
  Technology Council
                                                                 – eLearning Guild
– Silver Award for Best Practices in Distance
                                                                 – Georgia Foundation for Independent Colleges
  Learning Programming, United States
                                                                 – National Association of Independent Colleges
  Distance Learning Association
                                                                   and Universities
– Technology Innovation Certificate of Merit,
                                                                 – Sloan Consortium
  National Academic Advising Association
                                                                 – Southeastern College Art Conference
– Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Course Award Finalist
                                                                 – U.S. Distance Learning Association




“After completing this program I knew I had advanced skills to walk into any job
 interview, knowing that I was qualified for any position I went after. SCAD is on
 the cutting edge of this new era and I highly encourage others to explore the
 possibilities.”
                                                Nick Aponte, M.A., graphic design, 2005
                                                                                                           Gaithersburg, Maryland
Distinguished and Dedicated                                   Unique Programs of Online Study
Faculty                                                       Undergraduate
                                                              Advertising, B.A.
All courses at SCAD are taught by professors with the
                                                              Game Development, B.A.
credentials and experience to prepare students for
                                                              Graphic Design, B.A., B.F.A.
professional careers. While many continue to publish,
                                                              Interactive Design, B.A.
exhibit, design and consult, they are dedicated to teaching
                                                              Photography, B.A.
and sharing their expertise and professional connections
                                                              Sequential Art, B.A.
with SCAD students and alumni. Faculty regularly assess
the learning outcomes of their students and continually
                                                              Graduate
seek to improve and expand the curriculum to respond to
                                                              Arts Administration, M.A.
professional needs and trends.
                                                              Design Management, M.A.
                                                              Graphic Design, M.A., M.F.A.
                                                              Historic Preservation, M.A.
                                                              Illustration, M.A.
                                                              Illustration Design, M.A.
                                                              Interactive Design and Game Development, M.A., M.F.A.
                                                              Interior Design, M.A.
                                                              International Preservation, M.A.
                                                              Motion Media Design, M.A.
                                                              Painting, M.A., M.F.A. (limited residency)
                                                              Photography, M.A.
                                                              Teaching (Art or Drama), M.A.T.

                                                              Certificates
                                                              Certificate in Digital Publishing
                                                              Graduate Certificate in Digital Publishing Management
                                                              Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation
                                                              Graduate Certificate in Interactive Design
                                                              Graduate Certificate in International Preservation
Online Programs that Mirror On-location Programs of Study
SCAD eLearning offers B.A., B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A. and M.A.T.       Graduate degree programs are designed for dedicated,
programs in topics ranging from game development to               self-motivated students who are committed to the pursuit
international preservation to teaching art or drama. Courses      of excellence through advanced study. Graduate curricula
begin and end on a 10-week schedule to coincide with              are structured to address the literature of the discipline and
on-site courses at all SCAD locations. Blended learning or        to ensure ongoing student engagement in research and/or
limited residence options may be available.                       appropriate professional practice and training experiences.
                                                                  The graduate experience culminates in student teaching
Requiring no specific meeting times, eLearning courses
                                                                  or in a thesis or final project demonstrating a mature and
follow SCAD’s academic calendar. Students complete
                                                                  resolved body of work and/or research.
assignments by designated due dates and participate in
asynchronous online class sessions to meet, assess and            Certificate programs are offered at both the undergraduate
critique work and expand upon discussion board postings.          and graduate levels. Designed to provide special
The Blackboard learning management system, where                  preparation in an area complementary to a student’s major
students access their eLearning courses, is available through     or profession, certificate programs are comprised of four
the MySCAD digital portal. Professors post presentations and      or five courses taken in a suggested sequence. Coursework
lectures in The Virtual Lecture Hall.                             completed as part of a certificate program may be applied
                                                                  to some SCAD degree programs.
Undergraduate degree programs are designed to
challenge students to perform at a high level, preparing
them for professional careers. A well-rounded curriculum
provides students with core courses in foundation studies
and general education leading to focused major programs
emphasizing development of academic knowledge,
technical and analytical skills, aesthetic sensibility, and the
ability to express ideas visually and verbally.




“I am amazed at the intimacy of eLearning, which is perfect for graduate students
 and professionals because we are pretty independent at this point. The intimacy
 of the technology … I can wear my headphones and my professors speak to me
 as I work … it’s just phenomenal.”

                                                                  Marina Madden, MF.A. student, graphic design
                                                                                                                 San Antonio, Texas
 One-click Access to University                                  An Open Invitation to
 Resources and Support Services                                  On-campus and Off-campus
 SCAD supports and enhances the educational experience           Programs and Activities
 of eLearning students. Student success advisers provide
                                                                 SCAD eLearning students have numerous opportunities
 academic advising while career counselors offer students
                                                                 to participate in university life. The Virtual Lecture Hall and
 individual guidance about professional pathways, résumés,
                                                                 SCAD.tv provide an online video library of events and lectures
 portfolios, interviews and job-search strategies.
                                                                 taking place at SCAD locations, in addition to webcasts and
 Students have online access to one of the largest art and       other online-based media of signature events such as the
 design library systems in the United States, including the      Savannah Film Festival, the annual student fashion show and
 Visual Resource Center with more than 70,000 reference          the Sidewalk Arts Festival. eCampus staff organize events
 images. Through the library’s searchable online catalog,        and extracurricular activities to ensure eLearning students are
 eLearning students can select materials to borrow, which are    connected with the SCAD community and technical support
 delivered priority mail with return postage paid. An online     services are provided by eLearning specialists.
 bookstore is also available for ordering textbooks.




“Through eLearning, I get to meet and work with a diverse student body. Not only
 are the students from different parts of the world, but they are also at different
 stages of their lives. This diversity is critical to the quality of discussion that
 occurs in the course and creates a rich learning experience. The SCAD community
 extends all over the world.”
                                                 Khoi Vo, Department Chair, Interior Design
                                                                B.A., University of Florida; M.Arch., Southern California Institute of Architecture
 A Gateway to a Career or Career Advancement in
 Creative Fields of Art and Design
 SCAD students and alumni benefit from an extensive array of       than 3,000 jobs were posted, and potential employers viewed
 career services. Advisers provide individual guidance about       nearly 5,000 SCAD student and alumni résumés during spring
 course options, résumés, portfolios, interviews and job-search    quarter alone. Access to the site is exclusive to SCAD students
 strategies. Workshops available online for eLearning students     and alumni, and is available to them permanently at no cost.
 cover a variety of topics including entrepreneurship, branding,   SCAD also maintains a private, growing database of more
 salary negotiation, socially responsible careers and more.        than 5,000 employers throughout the world. Annually, more
                                                                   than 500 national and international companies and
 Recognized national and international companies and
                                                                   organizations recruit SCAD students and alumni. In 2010,
 organizations recruit SCAD students and alumni. These
                                                                   more than 1,600 SCAD students and alumni attended the
 companies conduct job interviews, review portfolios,
                                                                   annual SCAD Career Fair, where more than 60 employers
 deliver presentations and participate in faculty/student
                                                                   interviewed students, viewed portfolios and discussed career
 networking events.
                                                                   opportunities at their companies. For more information, visit
 College Central, SCAD’s online job portal, lists hundreds of      www.scad.edu/careers.
 jobs and internships and is updated weekly. In 2010, more




“SCAD e-Learning allowed me the flexibility to handle my priorities simultaneously—I
 was able to further my career without interrupting my life. Distance was no longer
 an obstacle between me and my goals.”
                                                                           Alissa Jones,          M.A. graphic design, 2006
                                                                                     2006 Excelsus Laureate Honoree, Baltimore, Maryland
Advertising
At SCAD, advertising coursework parallels professional         integrated brand marketing round out a curriculum that
practice and often involves real clients. Collaboration with   produces graduates with superior capabilities and potential.
students in writing, illustration, photography, graphic        Students learn the most current and progressive advertising
design and other SCAD programs creates a model of              principles and practices, and graduate with a portfolio that
interaction common in the advertising profession. Courses      is leading edge.
in creative copywriting, strategic planning, business and



B.A. Degree
Visual Communication
Concentration in Advertising

Core Curriculum                                                Major Curriculum                            45 hours
Foundation Studies                            25 hours         ADVE    130   Introduction to Advertising Design
DRAW 100      Drawing I: Form and Space                        ADVE    204   Creative Copywriting
DRAW 101      Drawing II: Composition and Media                ADVE    210   Understanding Client Objectives
DSGN    100   Design I: Elements and Organization              ADVE    304   Art Direction I
DSGN    101   Color: Theory and Application                    ADVE    321   Copywriting for Print
        —     Studio Elective                                  ADVE    323   Advertising Design and Typography
General Education                             90 hours         GRDS    205   Typography I
ARTH    100   Survey of Western Art I                          GRDS    243   Digital Page and Web Graphics
ARTH    110   Survey of Western Art II                                 —     ADVE Elective
ARTH    207   20th-century Art
CMPA    100   Survey of Computer Art Applications*             Additional Electives                        20 hours
CMPA    110   Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications*            —     Free Elective
COMM 105      Speech and Public Speaking                               —     Free Elective
ENGL    123   Composition                                              —     Free Elective
PHIL    301   Aesthetics                                               —     Free Elective
        —     ARLH/ARTH Elective
        —     ARLH/ARTH Elective                               Total Course of Study                      180 hours
        —     ENGL Elective
                                                               * Choose one of these two courses.
        —     ENGL Elective
                                                               †Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
        —     General Education Elective†                       Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
        —     General Education Elective†
        —     General Education Elective†
        —     Natural Sciences/Mathematics†
        —     Natural Sciences/Mathematics†
        —     Social/Behavioral Sciences†
        —     Social/Behavioral Sciences†
Jorge Alvite Castellanos, undergraduate student in advertising, Valencia, Venezuela
Arts Administration
Arts administrators combine business skills with the tools               environment of a comprehensive university for the arts.
of community building and a passion to design, manage                    In this artistically rich and intellectually stimulating
and lead arts and cultural organizations. At SCAD, arts                  environment, a diverse student body and faculty create
administration students follow a curriculum that combines                a framework for the formation of a global network of
relevant, contemporary theory with hands-on experience.                  cultural collaboration.
The program is uniquely situated within the creative



M.A. Degree
AADM 701        Principles of Arts Administration
AADM 709        Legal Issues in the Arts
AADM 720        Arts Financial Management
AADM 739        Raising Funds for Arts Organizations
AADM 745        Promoting the Arts
AADM 788        Arts Administration M.A. Thesis
ADVE      502   Art Direction and Typography Essentials*
ADVE      503   Software and Production Essentials*
WRIT      743   Business and Professional Writing
          —     500- to 700-level Studio Elective


Total Course of Study                                         45 hours

Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
* One of these two courses is assigned.

Course numbers and titles are subject to change.
Design Management
The design management program focuses on interdisciplinary                The curriculum prepares students to establish a vision and
collaboration and the integration of design thinking at all               implement it at every level within an organization. The
levels of strategy, planning and management. Coursework                   design management program is about creating conditions in
and real-world interdisciplinary projects enhance students’               which successful new ventures may be conceived, designed,
knowledge and practice of theory, visualization, financial                produced and consumed. Cultivating the language and
practices, marketing and collaborative culture. Driving                   culture of design in business prepares students to be well
innovation and communicating the role of design in business               informed in the role of design as a business creation partner.
are key components in creating new enterprise, developing
new products and stimulating the investor community.


M.A. Degree
SDES 501        Visual Communication and Presentation*
SDES 502        The Human Factor, Design Thinking*
SDES 503        Fundamentals of Graduate Research*
BUSI   710      Principles of Financial Management
                and Marketing
DMGT 702        History and Interpretation of Innovation
DMGT 706        Idea Visualization
DMGT 720        Design Innovation Development and Marketing Strategies
DMGT 732        Facilitating Creative Thinking
DMGT 748        Design Management M.A. Final Project
IDUS   711      Methods of Contextual Research
SDES 704        Applied Theory in Design
         —      500- to 700-level Elective


Total Course of Study                                         45 hours*

 * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
                                                                                                                                                          Hometown: Stillwater, OK




                                                                                                                                                                    DIFFUSION MODEL

                                                                                                              Accelerating the Diffusion                                                                                                                          Sociocultural

                                                                                                              of Wind Power                                                                                                                        Economical                     Distribution
                                                                                                              www.windopolis.org

                                                                                                              Driven by need for true energy                                                                                               Technology                                   Competition
                                                                                                              independence this thesis                                                                          Multiple Lenses

                                                                                                              demonstrates how the approach
                                                                                                              taken by design management
                                                                                                              employs multiple lenses to
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Design Thinking


                                                                                                                                                                                                 Systems Approach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Political
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4             Uncontrollable Forces
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Physical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs)


                                                                                                              accelerate the diffusion of                                                   Technology and Culture                                      Legal                      Labor                                                                                                                          CIN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tourists
                                                                                                              technology, specifically as it relates                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (Interest Community)


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Financial

                                                                                                              to micro-wind power. The goal of                                                Disruptive technology                                                                                                   Local Citizens

                                                                                                              this research is to develop a                                                                                                    Innovator                                                                    Property Owners                                                               CLN
                                                                                                                                                                                              Actor Network Theory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (Learning Community)
                                                                                                              framework that will assist in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Design Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Policy Makers
                                                                                                              creation of a social and ecologically
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Service Providers
                                                                                                              resilient business model that can be                                                                                                                     Stake Holders                                                                                                                 COIN
                                                                                                              applied toward the diffusion of                                                                                                                                                                              Manufacturers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Community)


                                                                                                                                                                   1                                                          2
                                                                                                              small-scale community-based wind                             22% of U.S. Electricity
                                                                                                              power.                                                       From Wind Power by                                       Change Agent                                                                      Dealers
                                                                                                                                                                                   2030
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Implementation of Idea
                                                                                                              Fusing Roger's Innovation Diffusion                           Idea Creation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Abraham Maslows



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6
R Campbell, B.F.A. in product design, 2000; graduate student in design management, Stillwater, Oklahoma USA




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hierarchy of Needs
                                                                                                              Theory, Christensen's theory of
                                                                                                              Disruptive Technology, Anderson's                                                                                                                      Human Needs                                                                Self-Actualization

                                                                                                              principle of The Long Tail, and                                                                                                                                                                                        Esteem

                                                                                                              primary research on the ground in                                                                                                                                                                                        Social
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             COINs is a research project developed by Peter Gloor and the MIT Center for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Safety
                                                                                                              the plains of Oklahoma, and Coastal                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Collective Intelligence.



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Physiological
                                                                                                              Georgia, this thesis changes the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  “COIN are the nucleus of a set of concentric communities, where each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Swarming                                                                                      community type is included into the subsequent, larger community.
                                                                                                              paradigm that says big Midwestern                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The dissemination of new ideas is very similar to the ripple when a pebble
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                drops into water. This whole ecosystem including COIN, CLN and CIN is
                                                                                                              wind farms hold the most promise for                                                                                                                                                                                                                              called a Collaborative Knowledge Network, or CKN. CKN are the main
                                                                                                              the implementation of wind power.                                                                                                New Markets                         New Media                                                                                    dissemination mechanism for new innovations coming from COIN. ”

                                                                                                              Without challenging the physics of                                                                                                                  New Systems

                                                                                                              scale, this thesis will construct an
                                                                                                              argument founded on three parts.

                                                                                                              1. Big wind's efficiency is significantly
                                                                                                              compromised by the distance from
                                                                                                              the wind corridor to major
                                                                                                                                                                    DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS
                                                                                                              population centers through
                                                                                                              enormous infrastructure costs,
                                                                                                              environmental impact, and
                                                                                                              transmission energy loss.

                                                                                                              2. The major problems to be resolved
                                                                                                              are not technical, but behavioral
                                                                                                              and social attitudes regarding wind
                                                                                                              power.

                                                                                                              3. Metrics based on "efficiency" are
                                                                                                              wrong; rather than basing criteria on                                                                                                                                                                                                           Producing power at the point of consumption has a direct
                                                                                                              total costs to the power industry,                                                                                                                                                                                                              financial impact on individual consumers and is 40%-60%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              more efficient than transmitting energy over long distances.
                                                                                                              immediate and short term payback
                                                                                                              to individual users should become
                                                                                                              the strategy for implementation.

                                                                                                              This thesis will build a model for the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The 3P’s Policy, Perception, and Performance are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the primary obstacles to large scale adoption of
                                                                                                              diffusion of small wind power based                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   residential wind.
                                                                                                              on these premises. By "twisting" the                                                                                                              Small-scale wind is implemented at the campus-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                level involving local stakeholders accelerates
                                                                                                              logic of scale, this thesis proposes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ?!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                policy change facilitating practice and familiarity
                                                                                                                                                                            Big box distribution allows small machines                                          in the community.
                                                                                                              that wind generators undergo                                  to be deployed in very large numbers.

                                                                                                              radical cost reduction design that
                                                                                                              can occur through reliance on lower
                                                                                                              wind speed performance and high
                                                                                                              volume production. These products,
                                                                                                              should be sold through conventional
                                                                                                              big box stores such as The Home
                                                                                                                                                                                                       WIND
                                                                                                                                                                                                      OPOL
                                                                                                                                                                                                           IS                      WIND
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OPOLIS

                                                                                                              Depot and Best Buy, and delivered
                                                                                                              at a cost comparable to high end
                                                                                                              appliances. By appealing to
                                                                                                              individual people's motivation to
                                                                                                              slash their electric bill, the
                                                                                                              propagation of millions of small "less
Graphic Design
At SCAD, graphic design is about more than problem-                             Student projects may include promotional campaigns, logos
solving, as students explore the creative challenge of                          and visual identities, multimedia/interactive projects and
determining what the problems are, and what opportunities                       presentations, packaging, posters, publications, information
exist to explore new solutions. At both the undergraduate                       design solutions, websites, brand design, social media
and graduate levels, coursework parallels professional                          exchanges and more. Students also learn appropriate
practice. Print and digital portfolios display professionally                   production techniques and methodologies.
competitive design projects and demonstrate knowledgeable
use of both print and time-based communication media.



B.A. Degree                                                                                              B.F.A. Degree
Visual Communication                                                                                     Graphic Design
Concentration in Graphic Design
                                                    Concentration                            45 hours    Core Curriculum
Core Curriculum                                     GRDS 201 Introduction to Graphic Design              Foundation Studies                       35 hours
Foundation Studies                       25 hours   GRDS 205 Typography I                                DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space                  GRDS 229 History of Graphic Design                   DRAW 101   Drawing II: Composition and Media
DRAW 101   Drawing II: Composition and Media        GRDS 233 Vector and Raster Graphics                  DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization        GRDS 243 Digital Page and Web Graphics               DSGN 101   Color: Theory and Application
DSGN 101   Color: Theory and Application            GRDS 348 Graphic Design Studio I                     DSGN 102 Design II: 3-D Form in Space
       —   Studio Elective                          GRDS 358 Production Design                           DSGN 105 Visual Design Systems
General Education                        90 hours   GRDS 376 Business Practices for Graphic Design             —    Studio Elective
ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I                           —    GRDS Elective                            General Education                        55 hours
ARTH 110   Survey of Western Art II                                                                      ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
                                                    Additional Electives                     20 hours
                                                                                                         ARTH 110   Survey of Western Art II
ARTH 207 20th-century Art
                                                           —    Free Elective
CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications*                                                            ARTH 207 20th-century Art
                                                           —    Free Elective
CMPA 110   Advanced Survey of Computer Art                                                               CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications*
                                                           —    Free Elective
           Applications*                                                                                 CMPA 110   Advanced Survey of Computer Art
                                                           —    Free Elective
COMM 105 Speech and Public Speaking                                                                                 Applications*
ENGL 123 Composition                                                                                     COMM 105 Speech and Public Speaking
                                                    Total Course of Study                   180 hours
PHIL   301 Aesthetics                                                                                    ENGL 123 Composition
       —   ARLH/ARTH Elective                        * Choose one of these two courses.                        —    ARLH/ARTH Elective
                                                     † Consult the general education and mathematics           —    ENGL Elective
       —   ARLH/ARTH Elective
                                                       competency requirements.
       —   ENGL Elective                            Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective         —    General Education Elective†
       —   ENGL Elective                            courses.                                                   —    Natural Sciences/Mathematics†
       —   General Education Elective†                                                                         —    Social/Behavioral Sciences†
       —   General Education Elective†
       —   General Education Elective†
       —   Natural Sciences/Mathematics†
       —   Natural Sciences/Mathematics†
       —   Social/Behavioral Sciences†
B.F.A. Degree (continued)                                     M.A. Degree                                                   M.F.A. Degree
Graphic Design                                                Graphic Design                                                Graphic Design

Major Curriculum                                 75 hours     GRDS 502 Research Methods for Graphic Design*                 GRDS 502 Research Methods for Graphic Design*
GRDS 201 Introduction to Graphic Design                       GRDS 503 Typographic Communication*                           GRDS 503 Typographic Communication*
GRDS 205 Typography I                                         GRDS 504 Integrated Design Media*                             GRDS 504 Integrated Design Media*
GRDS 229 History of Graphic Design                            ARTH 701 Contemporary Art                                     ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
GRDS 233 Vector and Raster Graphics                           GRDS 705 Design Methodologies                                 ARTH 702 Art Criticism
GRDS 243 Digital Page and Web Graphics                        GRDS 709 Typography Studio I                                  GRDS 705 Design Methodologies
GRDS 348 Graphic Design Studio I                              GRDS 715 Print Studio I                                       GRDS 709 Typography Studio I
GRDS 353 Typography II                                        GRDS 720 Digital Studio I                                     GRDS 715 Print Studio I
GRDS 358 Production Design                                    GRDS 726 The Role of Graphic Design in Social                 GRDS 720 Digital Studio I
GRDS 376 Business Practices for Graphic Design                             Awareness                                        GRDS 726 The Role of Graphic Design in Social
GRDS 384 Web Design                                           GRDS 730 3-D Graphics Studio                                               Awareness
GRDS 400 Graphic Design Studio II                             GRDS 748 Graphic Design M.A. Final Project                    GRDS 730 3-D Graphics Studio
GRDS 408 Graphic Design Portfolio                                    —     500- to 700-level Elective                       GRDS 755 Typography Studio II
       —     GRDS Elective                                                                                                  GRDS 759 Print Studio II
       —     GRDS Elective                                    Total Course of Study                           45 hours*     GRDS 763 Digital Studio II
       —     GRDS Elective                                                                                                  GRDS 779F Graduate Field Internship†
                                                               * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.
                                                              Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.   GRDS 779T Graduate Teaching Internship†
Additional Electives                              15 hours
                                                                                                                            GRDS 791 Graphic Design M.F.A. Thesis
       —     Free Elective
                                                                                                                            GRDS 792 Graphic Design M.F.A. Visual Thesis
       —     Free Elective
                                                                                                                                   —     500- to 700-level Elective
       —     Studio Elective
                                                                                                                                   —     500- to 700-level Elective
                                                                                                                                   —     500- to 700-level Elective
Total Course of Study                           180 hours
                                                                                                                                   —     500- to 700-level Elective
 * Choose one of these two courses.
 † Consult the general education and mathematics                                                                            Total Course of Study                           90 hours*
   competency requirements.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.                                                                  * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.
                                                                                                                             † Choose one of these two courses.
                                                                                                                            Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.

                                                                                                                            Course numbers and titles are subject to change.
Historic Preservation and International Preservation
Historic preservationists research, retrieve and adaptively               SCAD has been recognized as a leader in historic
reuse the built environment. They consider its cultural and               preservation by the National Trust for Historic Preservation,
financial value and its irreplaceable nature. At SCAD, historic           the American Institute of Architects, the International
preservation addresses history and technology, as well as                 Downtown Association, the Georgia Trust for Historic
social issues and economic aspects. The graduate curriculum               Preservation and the Historic Savannah Foundation. SCAD is
stresses advanced practical and professional skills and                   the only university that also offers fully online M.A. degrees in
requires students to explore critical and contemporary issues             historic preservation and international preservation.
in the field.


M.A. Degree                                                               M.A. Degree
Historic Preservation                                                     International Preservation

ARLH 501 History of Modern Architecture*                                  ARLH 510 Architecture of World Cultures*
HIPR   501 Communication for the Preservationist*                         HIPR   501 Communication for the Preservationist*
HIPR   502 The Technology of Historic Buildings*                          HIPR   502 The Technology of Historic Buildings*
HIPR   701 Introduction to Preservation                                   COMM 700 Intercultural Communication
HIPR   703 Preservation Law and Advocacy                                  HIPR   700 Introduction to International Preservation
HIPR   704 Preservation Economics and Development                         HIPR   704 Preservation Economics and Development
HIPR   706 Preservation Research and Survey                               HIPR   718 International Heritage Protection
HIPR   709 Conservation Science and Preservation Technology               HIPR   720 Heritage Tourism
HIPR   716 Building Assessment Strategies I                               HIPR   729 International Preservation Seminar
HIPR   734 Preservation Rehabilitation                                    HIPR   739 International Preservation Technology
HIPR   749 Historic Preservation M.A. Final Project                       HIPR   749 Historic Preservation M.A. Final Project
       —     500- to 700-level Elective                                          —     500- to 700-level Elective


Total Course of Study                                         45 hours*   Total Course of Study                                         45 hours*

 * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.                    * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.               Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Illustration and Illustration Design
At SCAD, illustration students experiment with a variety of               The illustration design program offers graduate students
traditional and contemporary media and techniques and                     a unique opportunity to study a wide range of illustration
are encouraged to develop their own personal styles. The                  and graphic design. They create a consistent body of work
practical side of the illustration business is emphasized,                to enhance an illustration or graphic design portfolio and
including portfolio presentation, marketing and invoicing.                pursue opportunities in related fields.


M.A. Degree                                                               M.A. Degree
Illustration                                                              Illustration Design

ILLU   503 Illustration Strategies*                                       GRDS 502 Research Methods for Graphic Design*
ILLU   504 Drawing Strategies for Illustration*
                                                                          GRDS 503 Typographic Communication*
ILLU   505 Influences in Illustration*
                                                                          GRDS 504 Integrated Design Media*
ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
                                                                          ILLU   503 Illustration Strategies*
ILLU   701 Illustration Techniques I
                                                                          ILLU   504 Drawing Strategies for Illustration*
ILLU   714 Drawing for Illustrators
                                                                          ILLU   505 Influences in Illustration*
ILLU   727 Illustration Concepts and Composition
                                                                          ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
ILLU   730 Computer Illustration
ILLU   735 Illustration Markets                                           GRDS 705 Design Methodologies

ILLU   742 Directed Projects in Illustration                              GRDS 709 Typography Studio I
ILLU   749 Illustration M.A. Final Project                                GRDS 715 Print Studio I†
       —     500- to 700-level Elective                                   GRDS 720 Digital Studio I†
                                                                          ILDE   749 Illustration Design M.A. Final Project
Total Course of Study                                         45 hours*   ILLU   701 Illustration Techniques I
                                                                          ILLU   714 Drawing for Illustrators
 * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.               ILLU   735 Illustration Markets
                                                                                 —     500- to 700-level Elective


                                                                          Total Course of Study                                         45 hours*

                                                                           * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.
                                                                           † Choose one of these two courses.
                                                                          Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.

                                                                          Course numbers and titles are subject to change.
Jonathan Yoerger, B.F.A., Illustration, 2008, graduate student, painting, Carmel, Indiana USA
Brian Magno, B.F.A., interactive design and game development, 2010, Jackson, New Jersey USA
Interactive Design and Game Development
Offering a true game design program, from concept                            classroom years of experience in game development, game
through final production, SCAD is recognized as one of the                   studies and interactive design.
top programs in the United States. Students learn from a
                                                                             Students develop their visual aesthetic by learning critical
professionally-engaged and connected faculty, including
                                                                             interactive design, conceptual, technical and analytical skills,
award winners and experts in their fields who bring to the
                                                                             and by achieving a mastery of industry-standard tools.

B.A. Degree                                                                                                       B.A. Degree
Digital Media                                                                                                     Digital Media
Concentration in Game Development                                                                                 Concentration in Interactive Design
Core Curriculum                                     Concentration                                45 hours         Core Curriculum
Foundation Studies                       25 hours   ITGM   120 Introduction to Interactive Design and             Foundation Studies                       25 hours
DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space                             Game Development†                                  DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
DRAW 101 Drawing II: Composition and Media          ITGM   121 Introduction to Game Development†                  DRAW 101 Drawing II: Composition and Media
DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization        ITGM   130 Digital Design Aesthetics                          DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application              ITGM   240 Modeling, Materials and Lighting                   DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
      —    Studio Elective                          ITGM   260 Interactive Design                                       —    Studio Elective
General Education                        90 hours   ITGM   303 Programming for Interactivity‡                     General Education                        90 hours
ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I                    ITGM   315 C++ Programming I‡                                 ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II                   ITGM   352 Environment and Level Design                       ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
ARTH 207 20th-century Art                           ITGM   402 Game Design Criticism and Analysis                 ARTH 207 20th-century Art
CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art                   —   ANIM, CHAR, DANC, DWRI, EQST, FILM,                CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art
           Applications                                        ITGM, MOME, MPRA, MUST, PROD, SFDM,                           Applications
COMM 105 Speech and Public Speaking                            SNDS, TECH, TELE, VSFX Elective                    COMM 105 Speech and Public Speaking
ENGL 123 Composition                                       —   ANIM, CHAR, DANC, DWRI, EQST, FILM,                ENGL 123 Composition
PHIL 301 Aesthetics                                            ITGM, MOME, MPRA, MUST, PROD, SFDM,                PHIL 301 Aesthetics
      —    ARLH/ARTH Elective                                  SNDS, TECH, TELE, VSFX Elective                          —    ARLH/ARTH Elective
      —    ARLH/ARTH Elective                                                                                           —    ARLH/ARTH Elective
      —    ENGL Elective
                                                    Additional Electives                             20 hours
                                                                                                                        —    ENGL Elective
                                                           —     Free Elective
      —    ENGL Elective                                                                                                —    ENGL Elective
                                                           —     Free Elective
      —    General Education Elective*                                                                                  —    General Education Elective*
                                                           —     Free Elective
      —    General Education Elective*                                                                                  —    General Education Elective*
                                                           —     Free Elective
      —    General Education Elective*                                                                                  —    General Education Elective*
      —    Natural Sciences/Mathematics*                                                                                —    Natural Sciences/Mathematics*
                                                    Total Course of Study                           180 hours
      —    Natural Sciences/Mathematics*                                                                                —    Natural Sciences/Mathematics*
      —    Social/Behavioral Sciences*               * Consult the general education and mathematics                    —    Social/Behavioral Sciences*
      —    Social/Behavioral Sciences*                 competency requirements.                                         —    Social/Behavioral Sciences*
                                                     † Choose one of these two courses.
                                                     ‡ Choose one of these two courses.
                                                    Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
                                                    Course numbers and titles are subject to change.
B.A. Degree (continued)                                       M.A. Degree                                                   M.F.A. Degree
Digital Media                                                 Interactive Design and Game Development                       Interactive Design and Game Development
Concentration in Interactive Design
                                                              ITGM   502   Game Design Perspectives*                        ITGM   502    Game Design Perspectives*
Major Curriculum                                 45 hours     ITGM   503   Design Methods for Interactivity*                ITGM   503    Design Methods for Interactivity*
GRDS 205 Typography I                                         ITGM   505   Game Art Methods*                                ITGM   505    Game Art Methods*
ITGM 120 Introduction to Interactive Design and               ARTH   701   Contemporary Art                                 ARTH   701    Contemporary Art
         Game Development†                                    ITGM   705   Interactive Design and Media Application         ITGM   705    Interactive Design and Media Application
ITGM 122 Introduction to Interactive Design†                  ITGM   706   Game Design Documentation†                       ITGM   706    Game Design Documentation†
ITGM 130 Digital Design Aesthetics                            ITGM   709   Visual Interface and Information Design†         ITGM   709    Visual Interface and Information Design†
ITGM 260 Interactive Design                                   ITGM   710   Character Development‡                           ITGM   710    Character Development‡
ITGM 303 Programming for Interactivity                        ITGM   715   Interactive Web Design‡                          ITGM   715    Interactive Web Design‡
ITGM 353 Interactive Web Design                               ITGM   719   Scripting for Interactivity§                     ITGM   719    Scripting for Interactivity§
ITGM 403 Information and Interfaces                           ITGM   721   Environments for Games§                          ITGM   721    Environments for Games§
     —   ANIM, CHAR, DANC, DWRI, EQST, FILM,                  ITGM   723   Human-centered Interactive Design                ITGM   723    Human-centered Interactive Design
         ITGM, MOME, MPRA, MUST, PROD, SFDM,                  ITGM   748   Interactive Design and Game                      ITGM   749    Interactive Design and Game
         SNDS, TECH, TELE, VSFX Elective                                   Development M.A. Final Project                                 Development Portfolio
     —   ANIM, CHAR, DANC, DWRI, EQST, FILM,                         —     700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM,                ITGM   755    Interactive Design and Game
         ITGM, MOME, MPRA, MUST, PROD, SFDM,                               MOME, MPRA, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, VSFX                             Development Studio I
         SNDS, TECH, TELE, VSFX Elective                                   Elective                                         ITGM   765    Interactive Design and Game
                                                                     —     700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM,                              Development Studio II
Additional Electives                   20 hours                            MOME, MPRA, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, VSFX               ITGM   779F   Graduate Field Internship**
       —     Free   Elective                                               Elective                                         ITGM   779T   Graduate Teaching Internship**
       —     Free   Elective                                                                                                ITGM   790    Interactive Design and Game
       —     Free   Elective                                  Total Course of Study                           45 hours*                   Development M.F.A. Thesis
       —     Free   Elective                                                                                                       —      700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM,
                                                               * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.
                                                               † Choose one of these two courses.                                         MOME, MPRA, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, VSFX
Total Course of Study                           180 hours      ‡ Choose one of these two courses.                                         Elective
                                                               §
                                                                 Choose one of these two courses.                                  —      700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM,
*Consult the general education and mathematics                Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
competency requirements.                                                                                                                  MOME, MPRA, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, VSFX
 † Choose one of these two courses.                                                                                                       Elective
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.                                                                        —      700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM,
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.                                                                                          MOME, MPRA, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, VSFX
                                                                                                                                          Elective
                                                                                                                                   —      500- to 700-level Elective
                                                                                                                                   —      500- to 700-level Elective
                                                                                                                                   —      500- to 700-level Elective
                                                                                                                                   —      500- to 700-level Elective

                                                                                                                            Total Course of Study                           90 hours*

                                                                                                                             * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.
                                                                                                                             † Choose one of these two courses.
                                                                                                                             ‡ Choose one of these two courses.
                                                                                                                             §
                                                                                                                               Choose one of these two courses.
                                                                                                                            ** Choose one of these two courses.
                                                                                                                            Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
                                                                                                                            Course numbers and titles are subject to change.
Interior Design
SCAD’s interior design program challenges students to                    environmental, decorative and technical issues. Social
become innovative designers capable of critical thinking                 responsibility and sustainability are emphasized. The
and effective communication. Professional ethics and values              M.A. degree is for those who wish to gain knowledge of
are stressed within the context of social, environmental                 design theory and the interior design profession with an
and global design practice.                                              emphasis on emerging materials, human response and
                                                                         environmental systems.
Projects include commercial, residential and institutional
design and address a wide range of behavioral,




M.A. Degree
INDS    702 Interior Design Seminar
INDS    706 Interior Design Theory and Criticism
INDS    709 Research Methods for Interior Design
INDS    721 Emerging Interior Materials
INDS    726 Human Response to the Built Environment
INDS    740 Contemporary Issues in Interior Design
INDS    749 Interior Design M.A. Final Project
        —    500- to 700-level Elective
        —    500- to 700-level Elective


Total Course of Study                                         45 hours

Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Caroline Landry, graduate student in interior design, St. Louis, Missouri USA
Motion Media Design
Motion media designers work at the intersection of the on-air             At SCAD, motion media design students complete
promotion, advertising and content production industries.                 professional quality productions. Graduate students develop
They craft communications using the principles and tools of               professional design management skills and pursue theoretical
the filmmaker, the graphic designer, the animator and the                 and methodological studies, enabling them to realize their
interactive media designer. Their work is generally linear, as            potential as leaders in both practice and management.
opposed to interactive, and it always moves.




M.A. Degree
MOME 501 Screen Design and Typography*
MOME 502 Motion Analysis and Application*
MOME 503 Motion Media Context and Application*
ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
ITGM    715 Interactive Web Design
MOME 705 Visualization and Concept Storyboarding
MOME 709 Motion Media Cinematography and Editing
MOME 729 Dynamic Typography
MOME 748 Motion Media Design M.A. Final Project
SFDM 719 Media Theory and Application
SFDM 721 Studio Business Practice
        —    700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, MPRA, PROD, SFDM,
             SNDS, VSFX Elective


Total Course of Study                                         45 hours*

 * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Gap Sangpattharamatee, graduate student in motion media design, Bangkok, Thailand
Painting
The SCAD painting department welcomes conceptual                                   Through SCAD eLearning, the painting M.A. and M.F.A.
approaches as well as traditional academic methods of                              programs are offered with a limited residency requirement.
painting. Students learn the practical skills to succeed:                          Students begin in residence in Atlanta or Savannah, take
editing a portfolio, approaching a gallery, creating a self-                       courses online from fall through spring, then finish in
promotional website and more.                                                      residence in Atlanta or Savannah. These are cohort-based
                                                                                   programs requiring a summer start.




M.A. Degree                                                   M.F.A. Degree
DRAW 502 Drawing Methods Studio*                              DRAW 502 Drawing Methods Studio*                     * Intensive coursework may be assigned
                                                                                                                     upon admission.
PNTG 502 Graduate Painting Methods Studio*                    PNTG 502 Graduate Painting Methods Studio*
                                                                                                                   † Choose one of these two courses.
PNTG 503 Graduate Advanced Painting*                          PNTG 503 Graduate Advanced Painting*                 ‡ Choose one of these two courses.
ARTH 701 Contemporary Art                                     ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
                                                                                                                   §
                                                                                                                     Choose one of these two courses.
                                                                                                                  ** Choose one of these two courses.
DRAW 708 Graduate Drawing                                     ARTH 702 Art Criticism†                             Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
PNTG 704 Formal Aspects of Painting                           ARTH 703 Modern and Contemporary
                                                                                                                  Course numbers and titles are subject to change.
PNTG 728 Painting Studio I                                               Critical Theory†
PNTG 738 Painting Studio II                                   DRAW 708 Graduate Drawing
PNTG 749 Painting M.A. Final Project                          PNTG 704 Formal Aspects of Painting
SFIN    716 Theories and Processes I                          PNTG 728 Painting Studio I
SFIN    745 Fine Art M.A. Self-promotion                      PNTG 738 Painting Studio II
        —    500- to 700-level Elective                       PNTG 758 Painting Studio III
                                                              PNTG 768 Painting Studio IV‡
Total Course of Study                          45 hours*      PNTG 775 Advanced Painting Studio Analysis
                                                              PNTG 779F Graduate Field Internship§
 * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon admission.       PNTG 779T Graduate Teaching Internship§
Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
                                                              PNTG 779F Graduate Field Internship**
Course numbers and titles are subject to change.              PNTG 779T Graduate Teaching Internship**
                                                              PNTG 790 Painting M.F.A. Thesis
                                                              SFIN   716 Theories and Processes I
                                                              SFIN   756 Theories and Processes II‡
                                                              SFIN   770 Fine Art M.F.A. Self-promotion
                                                                     —   500- to 700-level Elective
                                                                     —   500- to 700-level Elective
                                                                     —   500- to 700-level Elective
                                                                     —   500- to 700-level Elective


                                                              Total Course of Study                   90 hours*
Michael Porten, M.F.A., painting, 2004, Madison, Alabama USA
Photography
Photography is a persuasive, powerful medium with a rich                      Students develop fluency with a variety of camera
history of contributing to cultural knowledge and enabling                    systems, digital workflow, color and black-and-white
people to communicate their ideas. Photographers create                       technique, and studio and location lighting. At both the
images for a variety of contexts ranging from commercial                      undergraduate and graduate levels, students work toward
to journalism to fine art.                                                    the goal of achieving a personal vision and a highly
                                                                              developed degree of visual literacy.



B.A. Degree
Visual Communication                                                                                                M.A. Degree
Concentration in Photography                                                                                        Photography

Core Curriculum                                       Concentration                                    45 hours     PHOT 501 Survey: Photography*
Foundation Studies                         25 hours   PHOT 113     Photographic Foundations I                       PHOT 502 Photographic Technique and
DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space                    PHOT 114     Photographic Foundations II                                 Signification*
DRAW 101   Drawing II: Composition and Media          PHOT 115     Black-and-white Technique‡                       PHOT 503 Photography Portfolio Process*
DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization          PHOT 206 Color Technique§                                     ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
DSGN 101   Color: Theory and Application              PHOT 219 Photography Project Seminar I                        PHOT 714 Digital Craft
       —   Studio Elective                            PHOT 220 Large-format Technique**                             PHOT 715 Studio Craft
General Education                          90 hours   PHOT 238 History of Photography I#                            PHOT 718 Photography M.A. Portfolio
ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I                      PHOT 240 History of Photography II#                           PHOT 730 Digital Printing Methodology
ARTH 110   Survey of Western Art II                   PHOT 313 Studio Lighting Technique                            PHOT 749 Photography M.A. Final Portfolio
ARTH 207 20th-century Art                             PHOT 340 Inkjet Printing for Photography§                            —   Directed Elective†
CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications*         PHOT 345 Advanced Digital Imaging**                                  —   Directed Elective‡
CMPA 110   Advanced Survey of Computer Art            SFIN    306 Digital Imaging for the World Wide                       —   500- to 700-level Elective
           Applications*                                           Web‡
COMM 105 Speech and Public Speaking                           —    PHOT Elective                                    Total Course of Study                    45 hours*
ENGL 123 Composition                                                                                                 * Intensive coursework may be assigned upon
PHIL   301 Aesthetics                                 Additional Electives                            20 hours         admission.
       —   ARLH/ARTH Elective                                 —    Free Elective                                     † Choose from the following: PHOT 706 Documentary
                                                              —    Free Elective                                       Photography I, PHOT 716 Commercial Photography
       —   ARLH/ARTH Elective                                                                                          I, PHOT 724 Web Design for Photography. Only
       —   ENGL Elective                                      —    Free Elective                                       PHOT 724 Web Design for Photography is available
                                                              —    Free Elective                                       via eLearning.
       —   ENGL Elective
                                                                                                                     ‡ Choose from the following: PHOT 722 Photographic
       —   General Education Elective†                                                                                 Arts II, PHOT 723 Commercial Photography II,
                                                      Total Course of Study                          180 hours
       —   General Education Elective†                                                                                 PHOT 726 Documentary Photography II, PHOT 734
                                                       * Choose one of these two courses.                              Advanced Digital Craft. Only PHOT 734 Advanced
       —   General Education Elective†
                                                       † Consult the general education and mathematics                 Digital Craft is available via eLearning.
       —   Natural Sciences/Mathematics†                                                                            Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective
                                                         competency requirements.
       —   Natural Sciences/Mathematics†               ‡ Choose one of these two courses.                           courses.
       —   Social/Behavioral Sciences†
                                                       §
                                                         Choose one of these two courses.
                                                      ** Choose one of these two courses.
       —   Social/Behavioral Sciences†                 #
                                                         Choose one of these two courses.
                                                      Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
Morgan Livingston, undergraduate student, photography, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina USA
Sequential Art
The field of sequential art encompasses graphic novels, comic         SCAD continues to be one of the few institutions that offers
books, comic strips, children’s books and storyboards for             degrees in sequential art. A progressive curriculum allows
animation and film. Sequential artists combine words and              students to create/write a story and then pencil and ink the
pictures to form entertaining and effective narratives.               story or utilize digital sequential art applications.



B.A. Degree
Visual Communication
Concentration in Sequential Art

Core Curriculum                                                       Concentration                                                      45 hours
Foundation Studies                                         25 hours   SEQA 100 Introduction to Sequential Art
DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space                                    SEQA 202 Drawing for Sequential Art
DRAW 101   Drawing II: Composition and Media                          SEQA 205 Survey of Sequential Art
DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization                          SEQA 215 Materials and Techniques for Sequential Art
DSGN 101   Color: Theory and Application                              SEQA 224 Character Design and Storyboarding for Animation
       —   Studio Elective                                            SEQA 244 Comic Book Scripting
General Education                                          90 hours   SEQA 277 Digital Coloring and Lettering Applications for Comics
ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I                                      SEQA 382 Visual Storytelling I
ARTH 110   Survey of Western Art II                                          —   SEQA Elective
ARTH 207 20th-century Art
CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications*                         Additional Electives                                               20 hours

CMPA 110   Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications*                     —   Free Elective

COMM 105 Speech and Public Speaking                                          —   Free Elective

ENGL 123 Composition                                                         —   Free Elective

PHIL   301 Aesthetics                                                        —   Free Elective

       —   ARLH/ARTH Elective
       —   ARLH/ARTH Elective                                         Total Course of Study                                             180 hours

       —   ENGL Elective                                              * Choose one of these two courses.
       —   ENGL Elective                                              † Consult the general education and mathematics competency requirements.
                                                                        Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.
       —   General Education Elective†
       —   General Education Elective†
       —   General Education Elective†
       —   Natural Sciences/Mathematics†
       —   Natural Sciences/Mathematics†
       —   Social/Behavioral Sciences†
       —   Social/Behavioral Sciences†
Luis Enrique Echavarria, B.F.A. student, sequential art, Medellin, Colombia
Teaching Art or Teaching Drama
Students in the Master of Arts in Teaching program acquire               The M.A.T. art and drama programs are approved by the
the fundamental principles of teaching and learning, the                 Georgia Professional Standards Commission and are
discipline-specific principles of teaching art or drama, and             designed to meet the State of Georgia standards for initial
the ability to adapt these principles to a variety of settings.          certification in art or drama. Georgia participates in an
This one-year intensive program includes a field component.              interstate agreement and shares certification reciprocity with
The cohort class learns theories and methods grounded in                 51 jurisdictions throughout the United States. SCAD M.A.T.
practical experience. Candidates benefit from field experience           programs are aligned with the Georgia 2000 standards,
and student teaching in a variety of settings. Professional staff        Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium
assist students in securing placements that satisfy individual           visual arts and theater standards.
and regulatory criteria.


M.A.T. Degree in Art                                                     M.A.T. Degree in Drama
EDUC 710 Fundamentals of Teaching, Learning,                             EDUC 710 Fundamentals of Teaching, Learning
         and Assessment                                                           and Assessment
EDUC 712 Human Learning and Development                                  EDUC 712 Human Learning and Development
EDUC 714 Applied Field Experience                                        EDUC 714 Applied Field Experience
EDUC 720 Art Methods I                                                   EDUC 721 Drama Methods I
EDUC 722 Dimensions of a Multicultural Learning Environment              EDUC 722 Dimensions of a Multicultural Learning Environment
EDUC 730 Art Methods II with Student Teaching                            EDUC 731 Drama Methods II with Student Teaching
EDUC 732 Educating for All Students                                      EDUC 732 Educating for All Students
EDUC 734 Studio Practice and Teaching                                    EDUC 740 Student Teaching
EDUC 740 Student Teaching                                                EDUC 742 Action Research
EDUC 742 Action Research                                                 EDUC 744 Portfolio Seminar
EDUC 744 Portfolio Seminar                                                    —   500- to 700-level Studio Elective
     —   500- to 700-level Studio Elective                                    —   500- to 700-level Studio Electivee


Total Course of Study                                         60 hours   Total Course of Study                                         60 hours

Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.              Consult your faculty adviser in selecting elective courses.

                                                                         Course numbers and titles are subject to change.
Certificate Programs
Certificate in                                   Graduate Certificate in                     Graduate Certificate in
Digital Publishing                               Digital Publishing                          Historic Preservation
                                                 Management
Students learn publishing and design                                                         Students gain a fundamental
                                                 Students address advanced topics
fundamentals, including layout, graphic                                                      understanding of the broad applications
                                                 in publishing and design, with an
imaging and typography, and are                                                              of historic preservation to art, planning
                                                 emphasis on content management,
introduced to a variety of industry-                                                         and modern living. Coursework is
                                                 design and development processes, and
standard computer applications used                                                          intended to enhance the knowledge
                                                 creative teams. Students work with a
in the production and presentation of                                                        base of professionals working directly
                                                 variety of industry-standard computer
print and online media. Students may                                                         or indirectly in the field or may serve to
                                                 applications used in the production and
choose a focus on pre-press and/or                                                           inspire a new career.
                                                 presentation of print and online media.
Web publishing, or may complete both
                                                 Typical course sequencing is as follows.
the production design and Web design                                                         Curriculum                                20 hours
courses for further specialization.                                                          HIPR   701 Introduction to Preservation
                                                 Curriculum                       20 hours   HIPR   703 Preservation Law and Advocacy*
Typical course sequencing is as follows.
                                                 GRDS 705 Design Methodologies               HIPR   704 Preservation Economics and
                                                 GRDS 709 Typography Studio I                             Development*
Curriculum                            25 hours   GRDS 715 Print Studio I                     HIPR   706 Preservation Research and Survey
GRDS 205 Typography I                            GRDS 720 Digital Studio I                   HIPR   709 Conservation Science and
GRDS 233 Vector and Raster Graphics                                                                       Preservation Technology
GRDS 243 Digital Page and Web Graphics
                                                                                              * Choose one of these two courses.
GRDS 348 Graphic Design Studio I
GRDS 358 Production Design*
GRDS 384 Web Design*

 * Choose one of these two courses.
Graduate Certificate in                              Graduate Certificate in
Interactive Design                                   International Preservation

Students develop skills that allow them              Students learn how communities
to create interactive art and design                 around the world can be sustained and
to meet a variety of vendor industry                 strengthened through the identification,
standards. These include content                     documentation and preservation of
and design for open-source and                       cultural resources.
proprietary systems. Students utilize
various applications and programming                 Curriculum                                 20 hours
techniques.                                          HIPR   700 Introduction to International
                                                                  Preservation
                                                     HIPR   718 International Heritage Protection
Curriculum                                25 hours   HIPR   720 Heritage Tourism
ITGM   705 Interactive Design and Media              HIPR   739 International Preservation Technology
             Application
ITGM   709 Visual Interface and Information
             Design
ITGM   715 Interactive Web Design
ITGM   719 Scripting for Interactivity
ITGM   727 Databases and Dynamic Website
             Programming
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Approximately 90 percent of SCAD students receive some              Legacy Scholarship
form of financial assistance. Federal and state financial aid       Scholarships of at least US$3,000 are awarded to dependents
programs are available for qualified students. In addition,         of SCAD alumni.
approximately US$15 million in institutional scholarships are
                                                                    SCAD and ACA Alumni Scholarships
awarded annually to the entering class. Many employers
                                                                    Scholarships of US$250 per course, with a maximum of
offer tuition assistance to employees who seek to improve
                                                                    US$3,000 per year, are awarded to SCAD and ACA alumni
themselves through further education. These students may
                                                                    who apply and are accepted to any undergraduate or
also qualify for SCAD scholarships for up to one-fourth tuition
                                                                    graduate program at SCAD. Alumni also may qualify for
costs and/or federal or state financial aid.
                                                                    additional scholarships and financial aid. The application fee
Scholarship recipients are expected to be particularly strong       and enrollment fee are waived for SCAD and ACA alumni
and positive leaders at SCAD, excelling academically and            accepted into a SCAD degree program, and their SCAD
representing SCAD well within the community. Scholarships           transcript may be requested by SCAD admission at no charge.
are available to both United States citizens and non-U.S.
                                                                    Yellow Ribbon Program Grant
citizens and are awarded to entering students prior to first-
                                                                    Through the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement
quarter attendance.
                                                                    Program, veterans may receive the equivalent of the highest
Through the office of admission, SCAD administers a number          Georgia in-state public institution tuition plus an additional
of scholarships for entering students, including:                   US$5,000 grant from SCAD and US$5,000 from the U.S.
                                                                    Department of Veterans Affairs toward their tuition at SCAD.
Art in Teaching Scholarship
A US$1,000 per year scholarship is awarded to a full-time           For more scholarships, visit www.scad.edu/scholarships.
Master of Arts in Teaching candidate.

Educator Scholarship
Educators who are employed full-time or in an adjunct
capacity at the kindergarten through university level at a
public or private institution recognized by the applicant’s state
department of education may be eligible to receive a half-
tuition scholarship.
Portfolio and Writing Requirements
Portfolios are not required for undergraduate admission,         process problems using sketches, plans or diagrams in
but applicants are encouraged to present writing or visual       formal documents or informal journal notes; reveal con-
arts portfolios when possible to enhance the application file    fidence or experience in innovation, and demonstrate a
and to be considered for scholarships.                           high level of creativity. A strong portfolio may demonstrate
                                                                 an advanced understanding of visual problem solving
Portfolios are required for graduate admission. Specific
                                                                 and process, including evidence of contextual research,
guidelines for graduate programs are as follows. For more
                                                                 applied human factors, rapid design and presentation
information, go to www.scad.edu/portfolio.
                                                                 quality sketching, CAD renderings, prototyping, and basic
All portfolio types should showcase an applicant’s best work,    manufacturing or engineering principles. Portfolios may
presented as professionally as possible. They should demon-      contain written material in addition to a strong visual or
strate the applicant’s interests in and aptitudes for advanced   graphic element. Non-visual project summaries such as
study and, specifically, potential for success at SCAD.          business plans, proposals, project briefs or presentations
                                                                 are encouraged.
Arts Administration
In digital/electronic format, applicants should submit a         Graphic Design
substantial portfolio of writing samples (20 pages), which       Work should be submitted in digital format as a single PDF
should include at least one sample of university-level           (all projects included in one file) or in PowerPoint presenta-
research writing and may include professional writing            tion. The portfolio must concentrate on graphic design as
demonstrating critical and analytical thinking as well as        a problem-solving methodology and demonstrate concep-
advanced research and writing skills. Other writing samples      tual thinking skills through linear and nonlinear processes.
may include business documents, essays, grant proposals,         Additionally, work must demonstrate typographic usage as
promotional writing, press releases, planning documents          an aesthetic and communicative tool with single and multi-
and journalistic work.                                           page projects such as annual reports, magazine spreads
                                                                 and/or catalogs. The portfolio should demonstrate the abil-
Design Management                                                ity to convey complex compositional organization in single
Work should be submitted in digital format, and may be in        and multi-piece projects (campaign) and demonstrate the
the form of a visual portfolio, business document, or aca-       applicant’s awareness of historical and contemporary image
demic research paper. Portfolios should include academic         development techniques. Work samples should illustrate
or professional projects that clearly present purpose,           proficiency with the following software: Illustrator (vector
scope of work, research methodology and accomplish-              imagery), Photoshop (raster imagery), Quark/InDesign (page
ments. Portfolios should demonstrate ability to define and       layout) and Dreamweaver/Flash (Web authoring).
Historic Preservation                                            range of illustrative assignments (full color and black and
Applicants should submit electronically a substantial            white); and finished graphic design solutions. In addition, in
university-level research paper (20 pages) demonstrat-           order to demonstrate good drawing and visualization skills,
ing critical and analytical thinking as well as advanced         the portfolio must include graphic design process samples
research and writing skills. In addition, if applicable, the     (i.e., storyboard and/or preliminary work for graphic design
portfolio may be augmented to include examples of work           finishes); and finished drawings (dry media preferred) from
that communicate the applicant’s artistic and creative abil-     life drawing classes and/or direct observation.
ities. Photographs, sketches, renderings and CAD drawings
should be submitted digitally.                                   International Preservation
                                                                 Applicants should submit electronically a substantial university-
Illustration                                                     level research paper (10-15 pages) demonstrating critical and
Applicants should submit 20 pieces in digital format.            analytical thinking as well as advanced research and writing
PowerPoint, PDF or PS Web gallery presentations are              skills. In addition, if applicable, the portfolio may be augmented
preferred. The portfolio should demonstrate an interest in       to include work examples that communicate the applicant’s
and a commitment to illustrative problem solving through         artistic and creative abilities. Photographs, sketches, renderings
finished illustrations responding to a range of illustrative     and CAD drawings should be submitted digitally.
assignments (full color and black and white); and illustra-
tion process samples (preliminary work, such as value            Interactive Design and Game Development
studies, leading to the finish). In addition, in order to dem-   Work should be submitted in digital or multimedia format.
onstrate good drawing skills, the portfolio must include         The portfolio should include 15-20 pieces showing tradi-
finished drawings (dry media preferred) from life draw-          tional art and design skills demonstrated through figure
ing classes and/or direct observation; and sketches (i.e.,       drawings, conceptual illustrations and page layouts, interac-
figures/objects noted in a personal sketchbook, journal or       tive projects, 3-D modeling and/or digital games. A strong
similar format).                                                 portfolio shows aesthetic awareness and includes effective
                                                                 use of 2-D form and composition, and an understanding of
Illustration Design                                              additive and subtractive color theory.
Applicants should submit 20 pieces in digital format.
                                                                 Applicants who intend to focus on interactive design should
PowerPoint, PDF or PS Web gallery presentations are pre-
                                                                 show interactive work, including interactive or physical
ferred. The portfolio should demonstrate an interest in and
                                                                 computing installations, experience designs, websites,
a commitment to illustrative and design solutions for visual
                                                                 software and other user interface designs. Applicants must
problems through finished illustrations responding to a
                                                                 show proficiency with Flash, Photoshop and Dreamweaver
Portfolio and Writing Requirements COnTInUeD
(or equivalent applications). The portfolio should include sam-    Motion Media Design
ples of design work that demonstrate ability to apply typo-        Work should be submitted in digital format as a DVD or as
graphic rules, layout and composition to Web applications.         QuickTime and PDF files. When submitting examples of collab-
                                                                   orative work, applicants should indicate their specific respon-
Applicants who intend to focus on game art and level design
                                                                   sibilities. The portfolio should include at least three motion
should include concept art, videos of playable game levels, 3-D
                                                                   pieces, each 30 seconds to two minutes in length, as well as
rendered stills or video flythroughs of detailed environments.
                                                                   five to 10 examples of graphic/visual work accompanied by a
3-D environments should be submitted as walk-throughs and
                                                                   concept statement. Portfolios should exhibit a strong under-
captured in QuickTime format and rendered stills. 3-D character
                                                                   standing of visual problem solving and process, including evi-
and asset models should be submitted in the form of turn-
                                                                   dence and understanding of design, typographic motion and
tables or model sheets showing concept sketches, final model
                                                                   animation skills. Portfolios should show strong aesthetic aware-
and UV map layouts. Applicants must show proficiency with
                                                                   ness and conceptual thinking. In addition, portfolios should
Photoshop, Maya, 3DS Max and Mudbox or ZBrush. All videos
                                                                   show knowledge and effective use of industry software and
must be in H.264 compression.
                                                                   tools to support the aesthetic. Applicants should also submit in
Applicants who intend to focus on game design should show          PDF format an academically-structured essay that addresses
three to five original designs in digital or non-digital format    the role of motion media design in popular culture.
including rule sets (if applicable), samples of design documen-
tation, and supporting critical analysis. The portfolio should     Painting
include design work samples that demonstrate ability to com-       Work must be submitted in digital format. Applicants should
municate rules to players, provide appropriate feedback, set a     submit a portfolio that demonstrates intellectual and artistic
theme, apply effective mechanics to carry out the theme and        maturity, as well as the capacity to develop an idea through
create the desired level of strategy and player immersion.         a series of work. Applicants should include a related series of
                                                                   most recent work that indicates their current artistic direc-
Interior Design                                                    tion and demonstrates a committed studio practice. A written
Applicants to the M.A. program should submit a substantial         statement should be submitted electronically to accompany
university-level research paper. Topics should be contempo-        the portfolio and summarize relevant issues in the current
rary, impacting the future of the interior design profession and   work to provide a sense of the direction the work might take
demonstrate the applicant’s critical thinking, analytical and      during graduate study.
writing skills.
Photography                                                        Teaching Art
Work should be submitted in slide or digital format as a           M.A.T. art applicants should submit work in digital format.
20-image portfolio. If digital, PowerPoint presentation, PDF       Applicants should submit a portfolio that demonstrates an
presentation or other similar format is preferred. The inven-      understanding of basic expressive, technical and concep-
tory sheet should indicate which images, if any, have been         tual insights developed through the study of studio art and
digitally manipulated, especially if the work is submitted in      design. The portfolio should demonstrate an understand-
CD format. The portfolio as a whole should exhibit a coher-        ing of traditional processes as well as newer technological
ence of vision and excellence in craft. The images should          developments. The portfolio also should include evidence
demonstrate significant experience in making photographs,          of a functional knowledge in basic technologies such as
aesthetic awareness and maturity, and strong technical             printmaking, photography, filmmaking and video. M.A.T. art
skills. It is expected that the portfolio make evident the         applicants should submit electronically a substantial univer-
applicant’s capacity to develop an in-depth and consistent         sity-level research paper demonstrating critical and analyti-
investigation into a particular subject matter, aesthetic or       cal thinking as well as advanced research and writing skills.
genre with an outcome that demonstrates artistic maturity
as well as visual continuity. Applicants are encouraged to         Teaching Drama
submit at least one sample of scholarly writing to demon-          M.A.T. drama applicants should submit a four-minute perfor-
strate written communication skills.                               mance on CD or DVD. Applicants should prepare two contrast-
                                                                   ing monologues or one monologue and a song or dance. A list
Sequential Art                                                     of pieces that have been prepared, résumé and headshot must
Work should be submitted in digital format as a single PDF         be submitted. Performance is reviewed on the following qualita-
or as a PowerPoint presentation. The portfolio should show         tive measures: voice production, movement, musicality, physical
a concentration in visual narrative through sequential art         commitment, energy, relaxation, characterization, memorization
and should demonstrate exceptional skill in both visual and        and character portrayal. Through portfolio and other application
narrative composition, placement of figures within environ-        materials, the M.A.T. drama applicant should demonstrate an
ments, storytelling and figure drawing. A strong personal          understanding of theater as a social and aesthetic experience,
direction should be evident in the portfolio and substanti-        knowledge of the history of theater, directing (including analyz-
ated in the written statement of purpose. While digital or         ing scripts), blocking and casting, acting and acting techniques,
traditional coloring is not essential in every piece, the appli-   production design (including creating and using scenery, lights,
cant should submit at least three images that demonstrate          make-up, sound properties, costume, special effects and multi-
an ability to work with color.                                     media), production evaluation and production promotion. M.A.T.
                                                                   drama applicants should submit electronically a substantial uni-
                                                                   versity-level research paper demonstrating critical and analytical
                                                                   thinking as well as advanced research and writing skills.
Formats                                                             Submission
Digital: Computer-generated pieces may be submitted on              Applicants may use the online file management system
CD, DVD or USB Flash drive. Images should be saved as high-         SlideRoom to submit a portfolio for review. From the
quality JPEG files (with a file suffix of .jpg or .jpeg format),    SlideRoom website (scad.slideroom.com) applicants
PDF files, or digital portfolios created in PowerPoint, Director,   can upload still images, Word documents, digital and
Flash or HTML. JPEG images are preferred. Images should             multimedia files and find instructions for creating
be saved at 72 dpi screen resolution with a minimum height/         a corresponding inventory of work in the portfolio
width of 1,000 pixels. Digital portfolios should be checked         (required) including titles, dates, media, dimensions, and
to assure that links work properly and all necessary files are      specific responsibilities on group projects, if applicable.
included. Applicants should indicate whether special instruc-       A fee of US$10 is charged for each portfolio submission.
tions are necessary for the viewing of digital portfolios. An       Portfolio content also may be submitted by mail. For more
inventory sheet must be attached, including the applicant’s         information, go to www.scad.edu/portfolio.
name, title of each piece, media or programs used, size, date
of completion, and a brief description of the piece and appli-
cant’s role in development and execution. In the case of doc-
umented, professional or group projects, applicants should
indicate personal responsibilities. Students should submit 10
to 15 images and should never exceed 20 images.


Multimedia: Multimedia work should be submitted in a
platform-independent player format or in QuickTime with
the file suffix labeled as .qt or .mov (.mpeg format also
acceptable). Applicants interested in presenting a film
and television portfolio should submit work in multimedia
format or as a five-minute sample on DVD. Sound design
portfolios should consist of a five-minute sample in digital
or multimedia format. An inventory sheet must be attached,
including the applicant’s name, title, media or programs
used, size and date of completion, as well as a brief descrip-
tion of the piece and explanation of the applicant’s role in
the development and execution of the project. In the case
of documented, professional or group projects, applicants
should indicate personal responsibilities.
Technical Requirements for SCAD eLearning
SCAD eLearning students are responsible for communica-         Computer literacy
tions software and ISP service. There are both minimum         Students who enroll in eLearning courses must possess
and suggested requirements for computer setup, although        basic computer skills and have regular access to appropriate
individual degree and certificate programs may have addi-      computer hardware, software and Internet connectivity in
tional hardware, software, operating system and browser        order to participate fully in coursework.
requirements. The Blackboard learning management system,
where students access their eLearning courses, is accessible   Online orientation
through the MySCAD digital portal.                             All new eLearning students enroll in an online orientation
                                                               course, which is presented in the same format as a typical
                  MiNiMuM               SuGGEStEd              eLearning course. In this way, eLearning students can become
                  Pentium III 500 MHz   Pentium 4 2.0 GHz      familiar with the layout and navigation of their classes. An
                                                               extensive range of resources and issues are covered in the
 PC-based         Windows 2000          Windows 2000
                                                               orientation, including a quick-reference list for contacting key
 Processor        128 MB                512 MB
                                                               university personnel, responses to frequently asked questions,
 OS               1 GB                  10 GB
                                                               and information about SCAD resources and policies.
 RAM              56k Modem             Broadband
                                        Webcam and             Software requirements
 Disk space       N/A
                                        microphone
                                                               Unless the course description specifically states that software
 Connection                                                    instruction is provided, students are expected to possess a
 Communication                                                 working knowledge of all required software.
                  MiNiMuM               SuGGEStEd
                                                               Ordering software
                  G4                    G4
                                                               Students may order software through Ex Libris, the university
 Mac-based        9.1                   OSX                    bookstore operated by Follett or, enrolled students may log
 Processor        128 MB                512 MB                 in to MySCAD for special software and hardware offers.
 OS               1 GB                  10 GB
 RAM              56k Modem             Broadband              Technical requirements are subject to change.
                                        Webcam and
 Disk space       N/A
                                        microphone             For more information, visit www.scad.edu/elearning.
 Connection
 Communication
AppLy Now                                                                          www.scad.edu/apply
Certificate program applicants follow undergraduate or graduate admission requirements.



Application Checklist
First-time Freshman                                          Undergraduate Transfer
n Completed application for admission.                       n Completed application for admission.
n Nonrefundable application fee. US$35 if submitted          n Nonrefundable application fee. US$35 if submitted
  online; US$70 if submitted in paper form.                    online; US$70 if submitted in paper form.
n A diploma from a United States high school or equivalent   n Official transcript from each college or university
  program. Home-schooled students may provide                  attended. The applicant also may be required to submit
  correspondence school or other accredited private home       a diploma from a United States high school and SAT or
  school transcript.                                           ACT scores. (not required of international applicants or of
n Official report of SAT or ACT scores for citizens and        applicants who have been out of high school for at least
  permanent residents of the United States.                    two years.)
n Demonstration of English proficiency for students whose    n Demonstration of English proficiency for students whose
  first language is not English.                               first language is not English.
n Additionally, if applicable, any other documents or        n Additionally, if applicable, any other documents or
  materials required to obtain a student visa.                 materials required to obtain a student visa.


Supplementary Materials                                      Supplementary Materials
1. Portfolio, audition or writing submission.                1. Portfolio, audition or writing submission.
2. Recommendations.                                          2. Recommendations.
3. Statement of purpose.                                     3. Statement of purpose.
4. Résumé/list of achievements and awards.                   4. Résumé/list of achievements and awards.
5. Personal or telephone interview.                          5. Personal or telephone interview.
Graduate                                                        International
n Completed application for admission.                          International applicants should follow the admission
n Nonrefundable application fee. US$35 if submitted             requirements for first-year freshmen, transfer or graduate,
  online; US$70 if submitted in paper form.                     as applicable.
n A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
n Arts administration applicants should show completion         SCAD-eLearning applicants residing outside the United
  of related coursework in an art field, media or               States are not required to submit certification of sources
  entertainment, communications or business as well             and funds.
  as computer literacy, strong communication skills and
  evidence of contributions and/or participation in the arts.
n Teaching applicants should show undergraduate
  transcripts with a GPA of at least 3.0 in the major and
  qualifying test scores.
n Demonstration of English proficiency for students whose
  first language is not English.
n Recommendations (three).
n Statement of purpose.
n Portfolio, audition or writing submission.
n Résumé.
n GRE scores. While not required of most applicants,
  submission of GRE scores is strongly encouraged for
  applicants to architectural history, art history, arts
  administration, cinema studies and postprofessional
  Master of Architecture degree programs.
n Additionally, if applicable, any other documents or
  materials required to obtain a student visa.
n Personal or telephone interview optional.
Connections
Chat live with admission representatives to learn         SCAD in Your Area
about academic programs, student life, the application    Meet us at a SCAD in Your Area presentation in
process, transfer credit, scholarships and fellowships.   your neighborhood. www.scad.edu/yourarea
www.scad.edu/admission
                                                          SCAD Tours/SCAD Days
Join the SCAD Facebook page and find 13,000 new           Come to Atlanta, Hong Kong, or Savannah for a SCAD
best friends. www.facebook.com/scadadmission              Tour, Monday through Saturday. www.scad.edu/visit
Follow SCAD on Twitter. www.twitter.com/welcometoscad     Immerse yourself at SCAD Days, offered year-round.
Watch SCAD videos (www.youtube.com/aboutscad)             Tour, explore the facilities, talk with professors, and
and view SCAD photos (www.flickr.com/scaddotedu).         meet other students. www.scad.edu/scadday
SCAD: The University for Creative Careers
The Savannah College of Art and Design is the most           resources and has garnered acclaim from respected
comprehensive art and design university in the world,        organizations and publications. For the latest, visit
offering more degree programs and specializations than       www.scad.edu/recognition. SCAD offers an exceptional
any other art university. SCAD is a private, nonprofit,      education and unparalleled career preparation. Within
accredited institution conferring bachelor’s and master’s    six months of graduation, more than 8 out of 10 SCAD
degrees in distinctive locations and online to prepare       2008 alumni responding to a survey were employed in
talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers      their fields or had been admitted to graduate school.
43 degree programs of study and more than 50 minors
                                                             Accreditation
at locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia; in Lacoste,
                                                             – Southern Association of Colleges and
France; online through SCAD eLearning; and in Hong Kong.
                                                               Schools, Commission on Colleges
The diverse student body of more than 10,000 comes           – National Architectural Accrediting Board
from all 50 United States and nearly 100 countries           – Council for Interior Design Education
worldwide. Each student is nurtured and motivated by a       – Georgia Professional Standards Commission
faculty of more than 650 professors with extraordinary       – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education
academic credentials and valuable professional experience.
                                                             For more information, visit scad.edu, e-mail admission@
These professors emphasize learning through individual
                                                             scad.edu, call 800.869.7223 or 912.525.5100 in Savannah,
attention in an inspiring university environment. SCAD’s
                                                             or call 877.722.3285 or 404.253.2700 in Atlanta.
innovative curriculum is enhanced by advanced,
professional-level technology, equipment and learning
             scad.edu/elearning




                                  Allie Rotenberg, B.F.A. student, advertising, West Bloomfield, Michigan USA
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