Interdisciplinary Studies gives students in select departments the opportunity to extend and complement their work in the major by pursuing a minor—a defined course sequence that explores a specific theme, topic, or discipline.
Visiting artists and scholars from around the globe come together to learn from each other and exchange ideas.
Travel Study enables individuals to explore multicultural relations, gain experiential knowledge of real-world problems and be provided with the tools to promote civic engagement.
The Otis Laboratory Press is a fully functioning letterpress studio with four Vandercook proof presses and over 200 fonts. It has a rich history of small edition book publishing, introducing generations of students to the origins of typography and the notion of the book as a visual communications medium.
The Learning Lab for Technology is a computer lab open to Communication Arts students for a variety of technology instruction.
Liberal Arts and Sciences provides diverse students of art and design with an intellectually stimulating environment that cultivates the habits of mind and critical tools for students to become informed, creative, well-rounded artists and designers.
The Millard Sheets Library at Otis College of Art and Design is a relaxed atmosphere where creative students meet, study, browse, and find inspiration.
Students will find everything they need for fashion shoots, portraiture and still life in the spacious lighting studio, 60 x 40 ft, with a 12 x 18 ft permanent green screen.
Students in MFA Fine Arts develop a “personal vision” that has been filtered through history, gender, sexuality, culture and politics.