Programs of Study


At DCAD, every student is encouraged to pursue the path that fuels their passion. Each of our five programs of studies provides an immersive, multi-disciplinary experience, allowing students to devote themselves to their chosen medium while growing as an overall artist.

Once you embark on your DCAD education, you’ll benefit from the enthusiasm and talent of your peers and professors. Each class will inspire you to take risks and develop your unique artistic vision, all while providing support from our expert educators.

Not ready to pick a major? No problem. You’ll lay the groundwork for your future in art and design with DCAD’s first-year foundation program, which provides a core group of courses that all students take, regardless of major.

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