Savannah College of Art and design offers degree programs in art and design at campuses in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, Hong Kong, and Lacoste, France. SCAD programs prepare students for professional careers in fine arts, fashion, design, architecture, film, the performing arts, and art education. The institution awards both bachelors and masters degrees. SCAD also offers certificate programs at the graduate and undergraduate level.
Programs of study at Savannah College of Art and Design fall under eight schools. The School of Building Arts includes programs in architecture, interior design, urban design, furniture design, and historic preservations. All of these programs are offered on the Savannah campus except interior design, which is also offered in Atlanta. The School of Communication Arts includes programs in advertising, graphic design, illustration, and sequential art. These programs are offered on multiple campuses as well as online.
The School of Design encompasses programs in sustainability, design management, industrial design, fibers, and jewelry design. These programs of study are offered at the Savannah campus. Classes in the School of Fashion are given in Atlanta and Savannah. Programs include fashion and accessory design as well as fashion marketing and management. SCAD partners with many companies and designers to give students opportunities for internships in these fields. Some of these partners include Target, JC Penney, Abercrombie & Fitch, Gap, and Juicy Couture. Designers include Vera Wang, Calvin Klein, and Marc Johnson.
A variety of programs are available in the School of Film, Design Media, and Performing Arts. Students may chose from animation, game development, dramatic writing, film and television, production design, and visual effects. Students in the performing arts have opportunities to audition in Atlanta and New York. Most of these programs are offered on multiple campuses. The School of Fine Arts includes concentrations in painting, photography, sculpture, and printmaking. SCAD offers degrees in art education and art history through its School of Liberal Arts. The School of Foundation Studies teaches students to link what they learn in the art studio to their creative goals.
The Savannah College of Art and Design’s Atlanta campus has gallery space to feature a variety of changing exhibitions. The SCAD Museum of Art is a premier contemporary art and design museum in Savannah. Exhibitions are designed to enrich and enhance the education of SCAD students, in addition to attracting visitors. SCAD’s Savannah campus is located at 342 Bull Street in the historic district. The Atlanta campus is located at 1600 Peachtree Street in midtown.