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Summer 2014

Animation, Design, Illustration

  • Animation: Pre-production Principles
  • Intro to Communication Design
  • Intro to Typography
  • Design for Social Change
  • Ideation Sketching & Visual Notation
  • Intro to Illustration
  • Illustration: Visual Storytelling
  • Digital Drawing and Painting: Wacom Tablet Intensive
  • Intro to Interior Design
  • Machine Knitting
  • Structure & Image: Computer Jacquard Weaving

Digital Tools

  • Adobe Creative Suite Intensive
  • InDesign I
  • Illustrator I
  • Illustrator II
  • Photoshop I
  • Photoshop II
  • Digital Drawing and Painting: Wacom Tablet Intensive

Fine Arts

  • Basic Drawing and Beyond
  • Intro to Painting
  • Exploring Watercolor
  • Intermediate/Advanced Painting
  • Painting: Abstraction
  • Painting: Your Body of Work
  • Expanding Painting Through Color & Practice
  • Intro to Jewelry Design
  • Alchemy: A Casting Intensive
  • Metal Casting
  • Wheel Throwing: Above and Beyond the Mug
  • Photographing Your Artwork
  • Studio Photography Workshop

High School Student Studios

Summer Atelier


Summer Credit Course Offerings

Non-CCA students may register in CCA summer degree courses on a space-available basis beginning April 21 as long as they meet course prerequisites or have equivalent experience. 

The following courses are offered this summer for both a discounted pass/fail or letter-grade option:

Art History

Hands-on Studio Courses

Writing & Literature

Students may enroll on a pass/fail (P/F) or letter grade (A–F) basis. You must meet class prerequisites to enroll. Please call the Office of Special Programs at 510.594.3710 if you are interested.

  • Pass/fail: $2,400, 3 units
  • Letter grade: $4,998, 3 units
  • Nonrefundable credit course registration fee: $50

You must indicate at the time of registration whether you wish to take the course on a pass/fail or letter grade basis. Once a course has begun, you cannot change your registration status. 

To view all summer degree courses, visit

Registration for these courses may be handled in person at the Student Records Office on either campus or by phone.

Nina Sadek
Dean of Special Programs

Carol Pitts
Operations Manager