Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Advertising and Graphic Design, Animation, Illustration and Media Studies; M. F. A. Visual Arts: New Projects
Tuition Information: Undergraduate $26,112, graduate $26,112 for the 2011 – 2012 school year. Tuition does not include the first-year textbook and art supply kit fee of $995.
60 Cleveland Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215
Scope of Program:
All students at Columbus College of Art and Design complete foundation courses in digital fundamentals, paint and color theory, design, drawing and figure drawing. Advertising and Graphic Design students continue with coursework in electronic publishing, art direction, electronic and prepress production, advertising and graphic design concepts, figure and portrait drawing, web design, electronic publishing techniques, photography and typography. All students complete an internship and create a portfolio.
Animation students focus on drawing, painting, photography, time-based media design, animation, computer animation, computer game development, character design, motion graphics, digital imaging, layout, media installation and experimental animation. All students create a portfolio.
Illustration students concentrate on visual communication, illustration techniques, advertising and graphic design concepts, painting and media arts, illustration concepts and practices, commercial figure drawing, history of illustration, style and concepts, humorous illustration, children's book illustration and electronic publishing. All students create a portfolio.
Media Studies students complete coursework in drawing, photography, art and technology, time based media design, animation, video, computer graphics, computer animation, art history, cinema history, media arts and interactive design. All students create a portfolio.
M. F. A. candidates take courses in animation, illustration, professional practices, theory and criticism and interactive design, participate in weekly graduate seminars and complete semester projects. Students must either work with an off-campus mentor or complete a practicum. All students create a thesis and related oral defense.
A portfolio is required with the application to the B. F. A. and M. F. A. programs. Applicants to the M. F. A. program must also submit a project proposal. Art and merit scholarships are available. Adjunct teaching positions may be available for second-year M. F. A. candidates.