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Art Center College of Design | Pasadena, California | Learn to Create. Influence Change.

Course of Study

The credit counts and Course of Study programs here apply to students entering in 2014. Those who matriculated prior to 2014 are subject to the requirements agreed to upon entering.

 

MDP/FIELD track 2-YEAR option

TERM 1 FALL

Colloquium
1
Field Core A: Theory, Method, Research
2
Field Core B: Media Design, People, Publics
2
Field Core C: Technology for Social Change
2
Field Projects 1
6
Critical Frameworks 1 (Field)
3

TERM 2 SPRING

Colloquium
1
Field Projects 2
12
Critical Frameworks 2 (Field)
3

TERM 3 SUMMER (X-TERM)

Studio Independent Study
3

TERM 4 FALL

Colloquium
1
Field Thesis 1
12
Critical Practices 1 (Field)
3

TERM 5 SPRING

Field Thesis 2
12
Critical Practices 2 (Field)
3
Completed Thesis
0

TOTAL REQUIRED (FIELD 2-YEAR)

Total Required Units
66

MDP/FIELD track 3-YEAR option

TERM 1 FALL

Media Design 1
2
Creative Technology 1
4
Development Projects 1
6
Critical Histories 1
3
Colloquium
1

TERM 2 SPRING

Media Design 2
2
Creative Technology 2
4
Development Projects 2
6
Critical Histories 2
3
Colloquium
1

TERM 3 FALL

Colloquium
1
Field Core A: Theory, Method, Research
2
Field Core B: Media Design, People, Publics
2
Field Core C: Technology for Social Change
2
Field Projects 1
6
Critical Frameworks 1 (Field)
3

TERM 4 SPRING

Colloquium
1
Field Projects 2
12
Critical Frameworks 2 (Field)
3

TERM 5 SUMMER (X-TERM)

Studio Independent Study
3

TERM 6 FALL

Colloquium
1
Field Thesis 1
12
Critical Practices 1 (Field)
3

TERM 7 SPRING

Field Thesis 2
12
Critical Practices 2 (Field)
3
Completed Thesis
0

TOTAL REQUIRED (FIELD 3-YEAR)

Total Required Units
98

MDP/LAB track 2-YEAR option

TERM 1 FALL

Lab Core A: Structures
2
Lab Core B: Interactions
2
Lab Core C: Interventions
2
Lab Projects 1
6
Colloquium
1
Critical Frameworks 1 (LAB)
3

TERM 2 SPRING

Lab Projects 2
12
Colloquium
1
Critical Frameworks 2 (Lab)
3

TERM 3 SUMMER (X-TERM)

Studio Independent Study
3

TERM 4 FALL

Colloquium
1
Lab Thesis 1
12
Critical Practices 1 (Lab)
3

TERM 5 SPRING

Lab Thesis 2
12
Critical Practices 2 (Lab)
3
Completed Thesis
0

TOTAL REQUIRED (LAB 2-YEAR)

Total Required Units
66

MDP/LAB track 3-YEAR option

TERM 1 FALL

Media Design 1
2
Creative Technology 1
4
GMDP-503
6
Critical Histories 1
3
Colloquium
1

TERM 2 SPRING

Media Design 2
2
Creative Technology 2
4
Development Projects 2
6
Critical Histories 2
3
Colloquium
1

TERM 3 FALL

Lab Core A: Structures
2
Lab Core B: Interactions
2
Lab Core C: Interventions
2
Lab Projects 1
6
Colloquium
1
Critical Frameworks 1 (LAB)
3

TERM 4 SPRING

Lab Projects 2
12
Colloquium
1
Critical Frameworks 2 (Lab)
3

TERM 5 SUMMER (X-TERM)

Studio Independent Study
3

TERM 6 FALL

Colloquium
1
Lab Thesis 1
12
Critical Practices 1 (Lab)
3

TERM 7 SPRING

Lab Thesis 2
12
Critical Practices 2 (Lab)
3
Completed Thesis
0

TOTAL REQUIRED (LAB 3-YEAR)

Total Required Units
98

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