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About The Department
  • Areas of study include branding, interaction design, copywriting, web design and more
  • We teach how to come up with new ideas
  • Many classes are held at advertising agencies throughout NYC
  • 165 students, 32 faculty, 29 courses
  • Curriculum at a glance
    • 72 credits in studio
    • 30 credits in humanities & sciences
    • 15 credits in art history
    • 3 credits in elective courses
  • 29 courses offered, including:
    • Advanced Advertising: Thinking Beyond the Print...Way, Way Beyond
    • Design for Good
    • Design for Social Change
    • Design in Advertising
    • Designing a Business
    • Differentiate or Die: How to Get a Job When You Graduate
    • Foundations in Three-Dimensional Design
    • Innovation in Advertising
    • Interaction Content Creation and Design
    • Interaction Design: Designing and the Digital Ecosystem
    • Interaction Design: Digital Design
    • MoGraph Essentials: CINEMA 4D and After Effects
    • Originality
    • Poster Power through Screen Printing 
    • Production in Motion: The Advertising Process
    • The Project Class: Webisodes
    • Start-Up 101/102
    • Unconventional Advertising
    • Visual Identity and Multimedia
    • Visual Literacy
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