The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private. Institution located in Savannah, and its duty is to prepare students. Students come from over 100 countries and all 50 states, international students account for roughly 10% of the student body. Of part-time faculty and over 720 full time, terminal levels were held by 75 percent. SCAD offers a broad range of degree programs and specializations. Including animation, architectural history, art history, arts management, broadcast design and motion graphics, cinema studies, fashion, fibers, film and TV, furniture design, graphic design, historic preservation, illustration, industrial design, interactive design and game development, interior design, performing arts, metals and jewelry, painting, photography, sequential art, sound design, urban design, and visual results.
SCAD was named among America’s Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs by Fortune Small Business at the year 2007, and in 2008 the faculty was named among America’s Best Colleges and among America’s Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News and World Report, and among the Most Fascinating of the nation Schools by Kaplan Newsweek. Paula S. Founded in 1978 SCAD Wallace, Richard G. Rowan, May L. Poetter, and Paul E. The school – started with eight faculty one pupils, four staff, five trustees, and eight personalities. A couple of the cofounders, Rowan and Wallace, served as the first president and the first provost, respectively.
The founders have continued to be the driving force behind the school, at 2000 Rowan resigned as president and has been replaced by Wallace. As the establishment expanded, it met its share of growing pains and controversies. The subsequent year SCAD filed a billion dollar lawsuit against the NY Citybased School of Visual Arts, that was expanding in Savannah with a satellite campus. SCAD accused the School of Visual Arts of attempting to destroy the college’s reputation and to form a conspiracy to oust SCAD’s leadership. After years of legal battles and an out-of court settlement, the School of Visual Arts closed its Savannah branch.
Today. SCAD is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Faculties to award bachelor and master degrees. The 5 year professional Master of Architecture degree is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board, and the Master of Arts at Teaching levels are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The college confers B.A., Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Architecture, Master of Arts, Master of Arts at Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, and Master of Urban Design degrees, as well as undergraduate education and graduate certificates. SCAD was the first art school within the nation to have an athletic program and is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.