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  • Campus offices and facilities are closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Ahamnson Hall and Galef Center are open Saturday May 23 and Sunday May 24, 9-6.

    Graduate Studios are open to those students who have approved access.

  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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Graduate Graphic Design (Accelerated Program)

The following is the accelerated 3 year graduate graphic design program. Please visit the courses section for the primary schedule and course descriptions.

 

First Year

 

 

Summer

 

Fall (off-site)

 

Spring

GRDS 500

Seminar I

6.0

 

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GRDS 620

Studio Topics: Typography and Type Design

2.0

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GRDS 630

Studio Topics: Social Responsibility of the Designer

2.0

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GRDS 640

Studio Topics: Advancing the Discipline

2.0

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GRDS 650

Visiting Artist Critique

2.0

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AHCS 576

Theory and Criticism

3.0

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GRDS 799

Directed Studies

 

8.0

7.0

GRDS 600

Seminar II

 

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6.0

AHCS 577

Contemporary Graphic Design Issues

 

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3.0

GRDS 622

Studio Topics: Type

 

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2.0

Credits per Semester

 

17.0

8.0

18.0

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                       

Second Year

GRDS700

 

Seminar III

Summer   

6.0

 

 

GRDS 622**

Studio Topics: Typography and Type Design

2.0

 

 

GRDS 632**

Studio Topics: Social Responsibility of the Designer

2.0

 

 

GRDS642**

Studio Topics: Advancing the Discipline

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GRDS790

Final Project

4.0

 

 

AHCS578

Special Topics in Design

3.0

 

 

Credits per Semester

 

17.0

 

 

 

*Must be recommended by MFA portfolio committee

**Students must choose two of these courses

 

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