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PCA offers Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degrees in Art History, Theory, & Criticism; Communication Design; Fashion Design; Fine Arts; Illustration; and Photography as well as a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Design Management.

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PCA offers Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees in Transdisciplinary New Media for those who wish to explore the wide-ranging creative field of New Media that goes beyond traditionally defined art and design disciplines.

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Study Abroad

Study Abroad at PCA is an extraordinary program for college sophomores and juniors, or those with undergraduate degrees who wish to spend a semester or year experiencing the art, design, and culture of Paris.

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Certificate Programs

Ideally suited for the mature student, the intensive curriculum of PCA’s Certificate Programs offer a non-degree option for those who wish to launch a career transition, refine a professional level design portfolio, or prepare for entering an MFA program.

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Summer at PCA

The Summer Program at PCA offers an exciting set of courses with a modern edge in the historically and artistically rich city of Paris. In these two and four-week long courses, introductory through advanced level students will explore art, design, business, culture, and language.

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Art After Work

To serve the greater Paris Community, PCA offers evening and weekend, open-enrollment classes for adults and high school students on a non-credit basis.

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Part-Time Courses

Qualified students may enroll in individual, credited courses on a space-available basis.

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Academic Credit

In all our programs (except Art After Work and Non-credit option Summer courses) students earn “academic credit” for courses they successfully complete. Credit load is calculated based on the number of in-class hours and the amount of homework required.

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