Alongside our major coursework, CCA offers special curricular initiatives that enrich the student’s educational experience and prepares them for lifelong creative work.
Among the college's current initiatives:
The college’s humanities and science curriculum is tailored to the interest of the creative thinker and help develops critical thinking skills that is essential in today’s complex world.
Through Diversity Studies seminars and studio courses students are educated about the contributions of historically underrepresented, indigenous, immigrant, and forced migratory communities to American arts, history, culture and society.
Ecological Theory & Practice (EcoTAP)
EcoTap is a network of courses, faculty, and events at CCA that focuses on the study of environmentalism, ecology, and sustainability within an art and design context.
ENGAGE at CCA
Engage courses are integrated into academic programs and offer students the opportunity to gain real world experience with a focus on community engagement.