Degrees Offered Only On Campus

The following degrees can only be completed on campus:
Advanced Architectural Design          
Automotive Restoration          
Footwear & Accessory Design        
Knitwear Design      
Textile Design      
Writing & Directing for Film          

Degrees Offered On Campus and Online


The following degrees can be completed entirely either on campus or online. Or you can mix it up. You can take some of your classes online and some on campus.
Major AA BA B.Arch BFA BS MA M.Arch MAT* MFA
Animation & Visual Effects          
Architectural Design                
Art Education            
Art History              
Communications & Media Technologies              
Costume Design            
Fashion Journalism            
Fashion Marketing              
Fashion Marketing & Brand Management                
Fashion Merchandising            
Fashion Merchandising & Management                
Fashion Product Development            
Fashion Styling              
Fashion Visual Merchandising              
Fine Art          
Game Development          
Game Programming                
Graphic Design          
Industrial Design          
Interior Architecture & Design          
Jewelry & Metal Arts          
Landscape Architecture          
Motion Pictures & Television            
Music Production              
Music Scoring & Composition            
Sound Design          
Studio Production for Advertising & Design                
Visual Development          
Web Design & New Media          
Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media              
*One semester of student teaching and fieldwork assignments in local Bay Area public schools must be completed at the Academy’s urban campus in San Francisco

Course Catalog

We encourage you to explore the limits of your creativity and create your own path to creative fulfillment. Many of our classes can be taken without any prior experience or knowledge; all that's required is a desire to learn and explore. If you'd like to take a class that has a prerequisite, please contact an admissions representative. Once you've demonstrated equivalent knowledge or completion of a similar course a representative will assist you with registration.

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Online Education

Craft your own class schedule with our online education programs. All that's required is a passion for learning and Internet access.

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Other Ways to Learn

Continuing Education

Enhance your skill set by focusing on select coursework. 

Pre-College Program

Programs designed to prepare high school students for life at a top-tier university. 

Study Abroad

Immerse yourself in a European arts education.

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