The Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sequential Art. The curriculum is 180 credit hours: 25 credit hours in foundational studies, 90 credit hours in general education, 45 credit hours in sequential art, and 20 credit hours in additional electives. For the general education component, students must select one of the following courses: Survey of Computer Art Applications and Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications.
The Sequential Art program has gradual curriculum that teaches students to create/write a story, and then formulate the design elements needed to complete the story. Students learn in an environment in which they are encouraged to develop their own sense of style and own it. Students explore sequential art from a traditional setting to digital distribution in classes that feature a wide array of topics from human anatomy to comics. SCAD is the only college to offer a Bachelor’s degree online in Sequential Art. Graduates will earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Communication with a concentration in Sequential Art.
The courses encompass topics of: drawing, character design & storyboarding, comic book scripting, digital coloring, visual storytelling, props, and several others.
SCAD Sequential Art graduates have been hired by the following firms: AdHouse Books, Avatar Press, Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, Desperado Publishing, Devil's Due Publishing, DreamWorks SKG, Fantagraphics Books, Hasbro, Houghton Mifflin Company, Image Comics, LAIKA Inc., Marvel Comics, McFarlane Toys, NBM Publishing, Nickelodeon Magazine, Oni Press, Raw Junior (Toon Books), TokyoPop, and Top Shelf Productions, among others.
A diploma from a United States high school or its equivalent
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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