Degrees Offered: B. F. A. Graphic Design, Illustration, Game Art, Animation
Tuition Information: Undergraduate $22,600 for the 2010 – 2011 school year
2222 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Scope of Program:
Laguna College of Art and Design prides itself on state-of-the-art facilities and on its low tuition relative to other private art and design colleges. Graphic Design students take courses in drawing, digital imaging, color, Maya, typography, digital photography and videography, packaging and motion effects. A senior portfolio and capstone are required; internships are available. Illustration students focus on drawing, color and composition, perspective, painting, portrait drawing, computer imaging, illustrative painting and graphic design. A senior portfolio and capstone project round out the program. Game Art students emphasize either 3D Character, 3D Environment or Concept. Coursework includes game art fundamentals, figure drawing, Maya, digital painting and color and composition as well as specialized courses in each area of emphasis. All students must create portfolios and complete capstone projects. Animation students concentrate on drawing, animation, digital imaging, figure and portrait sculpture, visual storytelling, character design and animal drawing. A senior film portfolio and capstone are required.
Laguna College of Art and Design offers rolling admissions. A portfolio is required as part of your application. Grants and scholarships are available.