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Pacific Northwest College of Art - Animated Arts, Communication Design and Illustration Programs Profile
Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Animated Arts, Communication Design, Illustration
Tuition Information: Undergraduate $28,440 for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Tuition does not include fees of $982 per year.
1241 NW Johnson Street
Portland, OR 97209
Scope of Program:
All students at Pacific Northwest College of Art complete the Foundations program, which includes coursework in 2D and 3D design, digital tools, drawing and time arts. Animated Arts students continue with coursework in art history, sound, video, narrative strategies, history of moving image, animation aesthetics, professional practices and advanced animated arts studio. All students create a thesis project and B. F. A. exhibition.
Communication Design students focus on typography, art history, design studio, history of design, interactive media, motion graphics, marketing and branding, interface and structure and communication design practicum. Students participate in Center4Design, an on-campus design studio where students work for real-world clients. All students create a thesis project and B. F. A. exhibition.
Illustration students concentrate on illustration studio, drawing for illustration, painting, digital illustration, art history, narrative image, advanced illustration and professional practices. All students create a thesis project and B. F. A. exhibition.
A portfolio is required with the application to the B. F. A. program. Art scholarships and need-based grants are available.