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Inside the School of Advertising and you’ll feel as if you're in the midst of the hustle and bustle of an actual ad agency and treated like a working professional starting on day one. It's a place where the latest industry tools are at each student's disposal and where classrooms take on the look of full-fledged client presentations. Our curriculum is designed to enable a seamless transition to agency life post-graduation.

Location

Located in San Francisco, the nexus of creative innovation, the School of Advertising provides a training ground that is unique and inspirational.

Library

Advertising students have access to the following resources found in the University’s Library:

  • Numerous illustration titles
  • eMacs with scanners and Photoshop
  • Wide-screen DVD theater
  • Print and digital stock photography and illustrations
  • Over 30 Internet computers
  • 300 screenplays
  • 13 electronic research databases
  • Online access to thousands of images
  • Virtual Reference

 

Digital Facilities

Advertising students have access to the following equipment found in the University’s shared Mac Lab and classrooms:

Classrooms

Our classrooms offer the latest in digital workstations, software and new media technology. Our MacLab is the largest such facility on the West Coast.

Hardware

  • iMac workstations
  • Xserve servers
  • Wacom Intuos drawing tablets
  • Hi-res LCD projectors in all classrooms
  • Epson flatbed scanners
  • Nikon slide/negative scanners
  • HP high-speed laser printers
  • Ricoh Fiery color laser printers
  • Wireless networking in all classrooms and Mac Lab Nikon D90 and D7000 SLR cameras
  • M-Audio Keystation MIDI controllers
  • Wireless networking in all classrooms and MacLabs

Software

  • Acrobat Pro
  • After Effects
  • BBEdit
  • Cinema 4D
  • Coda
  • DVD Studio Pro
  • Dreamweaver
  • Final Cut Pro Studio
  • Fireworks
  • Flash
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • KeyCorrect Pro, Knoll Light Factory Pro
  • Lightroom
  • Logic Pro Studio
  • Magic Bullet Suite
  • Maya
  • Microsoft Office
  • Omnigraffle
  • Painter
  • Poser
  • Photoshop
  • Suitcase Fusion
  • Toast
  • Trapcode Suite


Drawing Workshops

Drawing workshops are held throughout the semester giving students access to live models

View the drawing workshop schedule »

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