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<ul><li><p>Visit www.academyart.edu to learn more about total costs, median student loan debt, potential occupations and other information. Accredited Member WSCUC, NASAD, CIDA (BFA-IAD, MFA-IAD), NAAB (B.ARCH, M.ARCH), CTC (California Teacher Credential). *Acting degree program is currently not offering online courses. </p><p>79 NEW MONTGOMERY ST. SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105 </p><p>Contact us for more information E. Info@academyart.edu | T. 1.800.544.2787</p><p>FOUNDED IN SAN FRANCISCO 1929 BY ARTISTS FOR ARTISTS</p><p>School of Fashion</p></li><li><p>MFA Fashion Design students prepare for NYFW. Photo by Isabella Bejarano, MFA Photography.</p></li><li><p>ContentsAbout the School of Fashion ............. 2</p><p>What We Teach ................................... 4</p><p>Fashion Shows.................................... 8</p><p>Our Short-TermLearning Experiences ..................... 10</p><p>Our Fashion Leaders ........................ 12</p><p>Our Facilities ..................................... 14</p><p>Student Testimonials ...................... 20</p><p>Real-World Partnerships ................. 22</p><p>Career Paths ................................... 24</p><p>Our Alumni ...................................... 26</p><p>Alumni Stories ................................ 28</p><p>Study Abroad Opportunities........... 30</p><p>Our Galleries.....................................32</p><p>Online Education ............................. 34</p><p>Academy Life .................................. 36</p><p>San Francisco .................................. 38</p><p>Visit Us ............................................. 40</p><p>Apply Today ...................................... 41</p><p>1</p></li><li><p>ENJOY A CAREER AS A/AN:</p><p>TECHNICAL KNITWEAR DESIGNER</p><p>DESIGN DIRECTOR</p><p>TEXTILE DESIGNER</p><p>FASHION DIRECTOR</p><p>VISUAL MERCHANDISING DIRECTOR</p><p>FASHION EDITOR</p><p>EXECUTIVE EDITOR</p><p>PATTERNMAKER</p><p>STYLIST</p><p>2</p></li><li><p>School of </p><p>FashionOur students have access to the cutting-edge tools needed for creating collections that garner accolades at New York Fashion Week and at our annual Graduation Fashion Show in San Francisco. International in scope, our curriculum is adapted to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry.</p><p>Students study under the guidance of experienced fashion professionals in the School of Fashion, which houses the following areas of specialization: Fashion Design for Womenswear, Menswear, and Childrenswear; Technical Design; Textile Design; Knitwear Design; Accessory Design; Costume Design; Fashion Illustration; Fashion Journalism; Fashion Marketing; Fashion Styling; Fashion Merchandising; and Visual Merchandising.</p><p>WHAT SETS US APART Since 2005, our MFA senior design students have presented their thesis collections at New York Fashion Week.</p><p> MFA and BFA students participate in national and international design and scholarship competitions.</p><p> Since 1998, senior design students have received scholarships through the Sister City Scholarship Exchange to study in Paris, France at Studio Berot and LEcole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne.</p><p> We are the first and only school in the United States to have an accredited fashion styling program.</p><p>3Left: Arijana Kajdic, MFA Fashion Design, prepares her collection for NYFW. Photo by Isabella Bejarano, MFA Photography.</p></li><li><p>4</p><p>FASHION DESIGN EDITORIAL STYLINGAs a design student, you are encouraged to develop your personal vision and philosophy while deepening your understanding of the various international market segments.</p><p>As a fashion merchandising and marketing student, you learn about the business side of fashion and acquire the skills necessary to run a successful operation to develop, promote, and sell fashion products.</p><p>Our Fashion Journalism program introduces you to every aspect of fashion media, from traditional print platforms to the growing world of online journalism and social media.</p><p>FASHION MERCHANDISINGFASHION STYLINGCOSTUME DESIGNTEXTILE DESIGNCHILDRENSWEARWOMENSWEARMENSWEAR</p><p>This course creates product for the SHOP657 retail store located in San Francisco. You will learn to develop style specifications for a new fashion product, source raw materials, and estimate product costs for a target market. You will conduct trend research and present analysis for merchandising plans. This class has yielded nine YMA scholarship winners in the last two years. </p><p>PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT</p><p>In this hands-on course, you will participate in every aspect of the production process for print and online magazines; including researching and pitching stories, reporting, writing, art direction, social media, and photography. You will have an opportunity to contribute content for the flagship 180 Magazine and the School of Fashions blog, Fashion School Daily.</p><p>FASHION JOURNALISM: MAGAZINE EDITING AND PRODUCTION</p><p>As a graduate student in fashion, textile, or knitwear design, you will work collaboratively to design and fabricate concept collections. This environment mirrors the experience of working as a team within a fashion company or design house. </p><p>In this advanced level course, you will develop fashion photo shoots and stories for your own magazine and the School of Fashions in-house publication, 180 Magazine. You will research various magazines structures, aesthetics, and histories and then use this information to pitch stories to media editors. </p><p>Our program provides a global vision that combines excellence in design, artistic vision, and innovative technologywe provide exceptional resources program-wide. </p><p>What We Teach</p></li><li><p>UndergraduateAssociate of Arts (AA) </p><p>Unit requirementsCore 33 units Major 15 units</p><p>Liberal Arts 18 units</p><p>TOTAL 66 units</p><p>Associate of Arts (AA) in Fashion Journalism</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 33 units Major 9 units</p><p>Liberal Arts 18 units</p><p>TOTAL 60 units</p><p>Associate of Arts (AA) in Fashion Marketing</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 33 units Major 9 units</p><p>Liberal Arts 18 units</p><p>TOTAL 60 units</p><p>Associate of Arts (AA) in Fashion Merchandising</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 33 units Major 9 units</p><p>Liberal Arts 18 units</p><p>TOTAL 60 units</p><p>Associate of Arts (AA) in Fashion Product Development</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 33 units Major 9 units</p><p>Liberal Arts 18 units</p><p>TOTAL 60 units</p><p>Associate of Arts (AA) in Fashion Styling</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 33 units Major 9 units</p><p>Liberal Arts 18 units</p><p>TOTAL 60 units</p><p>Associate of Arts (AA) in Fashion Visual Merchandising</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 33 units Major 9 units</p><p>Liberal Arts 18 units</p><p>TOTAL 60 units</p><p>Associate of Arts (AA) in Textile Design</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 33 units Major 15 units</p><p>Liberal Arts 18 units</p><p>TOTAL 66 units</p><p>Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Fashion Journalism</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 36 units Major 30 units Electives 9 units</p><p>Liberal Arts 45 units</p><p>TOTAL 120 units</p><p>In addition to emphasizing theprinciples and practice of the writtenjournalistic form, the BA FashionJournalism program offers youcoursework in fashion design toafford journalism students a broaderappreciation of the craft.</p><p>The School of Fashions AA programoffers you eight types of degrees:Technical Fashion Design, Fashion Journalism, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Product Development, Fashion Styling, Textile Design, and Fashion Visual Merchandising. Course offeringsinclude fashion design, menswear,costume design, textiles, knitwear,fashion journalism, merchandising,visual merchandising, styling, fashionmarketing, product development, andmuch more.</p><p>Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) </p><p>Unit requirementsCore 36 units Major 42 units Electives 9 unitsLiberal Arts 45 units</p><p>TOTAL 132 units</p><p>Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Costume Design</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 36 units Major 42 units Electives 9 unitsLiberal Arts 45 units</p><p>TOTAL 132 units</p><p>Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Fashion Merchandising</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 36 units Major 30 units Electives 9 unitsLiberal Arts 45 units</p><p>TOTAL 120 units</p><p>5</p></li><li><p>GraduateMaster of Fine Arts (MFA)</p><p>Unit requirementsMajor 30 units Electives* 6 units Directed Study 18 units Graduate Liberal Arts 9 units</p><p>TOTAL 63 units </p><p>Certificate</p><p>The four-year certificate program provides you with a disciplined approach to the study of fashion. Your portfolio will demonstrate the variety of skills and creativity developed. Graduates will enter the field prepared for professional opportunities in fashion. You will take electives and art history courses to round out your experience. Unlike the BFA program, you do not take liberal arts coursework.</p><p>Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Fashion Product Development</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 36 units Major 30 units Electives 9 unitsLiberal Arts 45 units</p><p>TOTAL 120 units</p><p>Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Fashion Styling</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 36 units Major 30 units Electives 9 unitsLiberal Arts 45 units</p><p>TOTAL 120 units</p><p>Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Fashion Visual Merchandising</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 36 units Major 30 units Electives 9 unitsLiberal Arts 45 units</p><p>TOTAL 120 units</p><p>Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Textile Design</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 36 units Major 42 units Electives 9 unitsLiberal Arts 45 units</p><p>TOTAL 132 units</p><p>The School of Fashions BFA program offers you seven types of degrees: Fashion, Costume Design, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Product Development, Fashion Styling, Textile Design, and Fashion Visual Merchandising. In the BFA Fashion program you may choose an emphasis in fashion design, menswear, textile design, knitwear, merchandising, or visual merchandising. Coursework combines excellence in design, artistic vision, and innovative technology to provide you with the skills necessary to fully realize their creative visions.</p><p>The MFA Fashion curriculum refines andfocuses your individual artistic visionwith advanced coursework in design,merchandising, textiles, and knitwear.Studio courses hone your knowledge ofindustry standards, combining designexcellence with the mastery of the latestdigital tools.</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 36 units Major 42 units Electives 12 units Art By Advisement 24 unitsArt History 6 units</p><p>TOTAL 120 units</p><p>Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Fashion Marketing</p><p>Unit requirementsCore 36 units Major 30 units Electives 9 unitsLiberal Arts 45 units</p><p>TOTAL 120 units</p><p>* Per director approval</p><p>* All requirements subject to change without notice.</p><p>Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Costume Design</p><p>Unit requirementsMajor 30 units Electives* 6 units Directed Study 18 units Graduate Liberal Arts 9 units</p><p>TOTAL 63 units </p><p>* Per director approval</p><p>Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Fashion Marketing and Brand Management</p><p>Unit requirementsMajor 30 units Electives* 6 units Directed Study 18 units Graduate Liberal Arts 9 units</p><p>TOTAL 63 units </p><p>* Per director approval</p><p>Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Fashion Merchandising and Management</p><p>Unit requirementsMajor 30 units Electives* 6 units Directed Study 18 units Graduate Liberal Arts 9 units</p><p>TOTAL 63 units </p><p>* Per director approval6</p></li><li><p>Master of Arts (MA) in Costume Design</p><p>Unit requirementsMajor 33 units Graduate Liberal Arts 3 units</p><p>TOTAL 36 units</p><p>Master of Arts (MA)</p><p>Unit requirementsMajor 33 units Graduate Liberal Arts 3 units</p><p>TOTAL 36 units </p><p>The MA in Fashion with an emphasis in Fashion Design focuses the student on curriculum offering fashion design courses that include a wide range of design areas including textiles, and knitwear. Studio courses hone the graduate candidates mastery of fashion industry standards in design and construction, enhancing design excellence with computer skills, and preparing MA candidates to launch themselves into the industry upon graduating.</p><p>Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Textile Design</p><p>Unit requirementsMajor 30 units Electives* 6 units Directed Study 18 units Graduate Liberal Arts 9 units</p><p>TOTAL 63 units </p><p>* Per director approval</p><p>Master of Arts (MA) in Fashion Journalism</p><p>Unit requirementsMajor 27 units Electives* 6 units Directed Study 6 units Graduate Liberal Arts 3 units</p><p>TOTAL 42 units</p><p>The MA Fashion Journalism program is designed to give you advanced training in the mastery of journalism for print, web, and other platforms. The 42-unit program concludes with a final thesis project and you will graduate with a robust portfolio of writing samples reflective of the voice and perspective you are ready to bring into this exciting industry.</p><p>* Per director approval</p><p>Master of Arts (MA) in Fashion Merchandising</p><p>Unit requirementsMajor 33 units Graduate Liberal Arts 3 units</p><p>TOTAL 36 units </p><p>The MA in Fashion Merchandising program provides students with the professional skill set necessary for success in todays fashion merchandising and management environment. Graduates will have the focus and strategic capabilities necessary to run a successful operation including planning, managing, and selling fashion products.</p><p>Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Fashion Product Development</p><p>Unit requirementsMajor 30 units Electives* 6 units Directed Study 18 units Graduate Liberal Arts 9 units</p><p>TOTAL 63 units </p><p>* Per director approval</p><p>7</p></li><li><p>Academy of Art University debuts the collections of students at bi-annual New York Fashion Week shows and at the annual Graduation Fashion Show in San Francisco. With a commitment to providing industry experience to extend students education beyond the classroom, each seasons show provides BFA and MFA students with hands-on training and introduces their work to some of the most influential members of the fashion industry.</p><p>Fashion Shows</p><p>8 All photos on pages 8 and 9 by Anthony Rogers, BFA Photography.</p><p>Photo by Randy Brooke.</p></li><li><p>9All photos on pages 8 and 9 by Anthony Rogers, BFA Photography.</p></li><li><p>Our Short-Term Learning ExperiencesAcademy of Art University has a hands-on program for every level. Whether you want to explore something you have never tried or hone your existing skills, we have a program for you. </p><p>Students work with a model for FSH 184 Fashion Styling. Photo by Danielle Rueda, MFA Photography.</p><p>10</p></li><li><p>11</p><p> The Study Abroad program was absolutely amazing! The experience of...</p></li></ul>