Degrees Offered Only On Campus

The following degrees can only be completed on campus:
Advanced Architectural Design          
Automotive Restoration          
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. Personal Enrichment Online Award of Completion
Major AA BA B.Arch BFA BS MA M.Arch MAT** MFA OAC*
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                
*OAC = Online Award of Completion
**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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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. 

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