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Academic Programs

Animation, BFA

Explore the complexity of human movement and the artistry of motion in our Animation Program.

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Undergraduate Architecture, BArch

Preparing students for creative practice where material/formal experimentation meets social engagement/technological innovation.

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Ceramics, BFA

Unearth the possibilities of ceramics in our interdisciplinary, sculptural-based learning environment.

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Community Arts, BFA

Our program trains you to take your creative studio work out into the world to positively affect communities and foster social change.

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Critical Studies

The world needs you to tell its stories.

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Diversity Studies

CCA’s Diversity Studies program offers an intensive exploration of cultural diversity in America and in other world cultures that have made an impact on American society.

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Fashion Design, BFA

The fashion industry relies on emerging innovative design leaders, like you.

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Film, BFA

The moving image is today’s leading form of communication. That’s why understanding the art and craft of filmmaking is more important than ever.

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First Year Program

Where students explore different approaches to creative practices, while building the necessary skills in preparation for their majors

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Furniture, BFA

Explore furniture as both an object of art and an expression of culture.

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Glass, BFA

Explore the practice of craft within a fine arts context to create visionary work.

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Graphic Design, BFA

Information about our Graphic Design program offerings.

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Illustration, BFA

The world needs you to tell its stories.

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Individualized Major, BFA

The Individualized Major (INDI) at CCA provides an opportunity for students to design and follow a personalized program of study.

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Industrial Design, BFA

Discover a community of design thinkers who approach today’s most pressing challenges with real-world, innovative solutions.

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Interaction Design, BFA

Join us and prepare to imagine, prototype, and build the future!

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Jewelry + Metal Arts, BFA

Learn to create innovative metal arts while discovering your artistic voice.

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Painting + Drawing, BFA

Expand your perceptions of painting and drawing, and develop your own position as an artist.

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Photography, BFA

Tell the world’s stories through your unique lens.

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Printmedia, BFA

In our program, you’ll explore both traditional and experimental printmaking techniques, while also diving deep into contemporary art theory and cultural dialogue.

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Sculpture, BFA

CCA's Sculpture Program is a dynamic hub of activity that addresses the experiential complex of materials, the social and poetic life of objects, and the deep historical context of all cultural production.

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Textiles, BFA

Build a thought-provoking textiles practice by combining history, theory, and innovation.

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Visual Studies, BA

Discover the intersection of traditional art history and modern-day visual culture.

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Writing + Literature, BA

Today's literary world needs writers who are also artists, like you.

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Curatorial Practice, MA

The MA in Curatorial Practice is a two-year program designed to provide students the intellectual, creative, and analytic tools needed to participate in and contribute to the discourse of contemporary art.

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Design, MFA

CCA's MFA in Design program is an open site for the investigation of contemporary design practice in the graphic design, industrial design, and interaction design fields.

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Film, MFA

A New Cinema Culture

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Design Strategy, MBA

Design the Future of Business

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Fine Arts, MFA

Discover an Interdisciplinary Artist Community

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Graduate Architecture, MArch

CCA's Master of Architecture Program is a professional degree program that emphasizes innovation and experimentation in architectural design.

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Interaction Design, MDes

Do you aspire to use the power of design to shape technology and address problems that matter?

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Master of Advanced Architectural Design, MAAD

The Master of Advanced Architectural Design (MAAD) Digital Craft concentration focuses on contemporary digital design technologies and digital craft.

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Visual & Critical Studies, MA

Today's vast, intricate visual arena demands new forms of critical analysis. Calling for cultural critics who can write eloquently for diverse audiences in a range of formats.

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Upper Division Interdisciplinary Studios (UDIST)

Upper Division Interdisciplinary Studio (UDIST) courses offer opportunities for undergraduate students and instructors to generate interdisciplinary theories, practices, and works within a studio-based format.

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Fine Arts Internships (BFA)

Internships are a great way for you to get hands-on, real-world experience that will foster your professional skills alongside your creative practice. You can earn credit for an internship through the Fine Art Internship Course.

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Undergraduate Minors at CCA

Minors at CCA are designed to complement your main area of study, whether you’re in architecture, design, fine arts, or humanities and sciences.

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Ecological Practices Minor

The Ecological Practices minor provides students the opportunity to meld environmental knowledge with studio practice.

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SPACE Minor

A minor in Social Practice and Community Engagement (SPACE) is an interdisciplinary and thematic curriculum that complements your major discipline.

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