Flexibility and Focus for Professional Quality Projects
NCAD’s concentration policy allows flexibility for students to specialize and develop a unique style within the areas of Visual Communications, Graphic Design, Animation, and UX. This concentrated study focuses on technical skills, creative logic and the development of original concepts. Students implement experimentation and communicate ideas through professional quality projects with the final goal of a presentation portfolio.
NCAD has set its educational objectives for the B.F.A. and A.O.S. degrees as follows:
A. Fundamental Knowledge: Graduates of the programs will be skilled in the fundamental concepts of design necessary for success in professional creative industry.
B. Specialization: Graduates of the programs will be prepared to pursue career choices in Concept Art or related fields that benefits from a strong background in applied design.
C. Design Skills: Graduates of the programs will be prepared with problem solving skills, laboratory skills, and design skills for technical careers.
D. Professional Skills: Graduates of the programs will be prepared with communication and teamwork skills as well as an appreciation for ethical behavior necessary to thrive in their careers.
E. Self Learning: Graduates of the programs will be prepared to continue their professional development through continuing education and personal experiences.