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School of the Art Institute of Chicago Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Chicago, IL

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Architecture and Related Services, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Computer Graphics
  • Creative Writing
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drawing
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Graphic Communications, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Interior Architecture
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • Metal and Jewelry Arts
  • Music, Other
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Most Popular Disciplines
Visual and performing arts, Architecture
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
167
Part-Time Faculty
614
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 69% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
262,066
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
300
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Health Professions, Master of Design, Master of Architecture

Master's Programs of Study

  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Historic Preservation
  • Interior Design
  • Materials Sciences
  • Music

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

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