Career Pathway: Art & Design

Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)

Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) has collaborated with the IB Career-related Programme (CP) to create a joint enrollment package geared to students who wish to pursue a degree in Art & Design.

Students who complete the Career-related Programme earn the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme Certificate.

SCAD courses taken to fulfill the career-related studies requirement within the CP will give students the option to progress to higher education with university-level credit already on their transcripts.

SCAD courses can be used as the career-related study component portion of the CP as long as these three requirements are met:

  1. Students must take at least two IB academic courses
  2. Students must complete the CP core
  3. Students must complete the approved career programme from SCAD
  4. Students must meet or exceed SCAD’s normal undergraduate admission requirements

How: Students undertake courses online through SCAD eLearning campus.

Duration: Within the two-year timeline of the CP (last two years of school).

SCAD Major/Interests include:

  • Advertising
  • Animation
  • Architecture
  • Fashion
  • Fashion Marketing and Management
  • Film and Television
  • Graphic Design
  • Historic Preservation
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Design
  • Interactive Design/Game Development
  • Interior Design
  • Painting
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography
  • Sequential Art
  • Sound Design
  • Visual Com-Graphic Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Visual Effects
  • Writing
  • And more

Cost: The cost of the SCAD courses is borne by IGBIS.

Accepted SCAD courses

SCAD offers a variety of courses to CP students and will allow them to take any general education, foundations or major-specific course – provided they satisfy the necessary pre-requisites. SCAD will create unique pathways for each student based on their interests.

Available SCAD courses include:

  • Foundations
  • Foundations and Liberal Arts
  • Foundations – Digital Media Majors
  • Advertising and Branding
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Design and Game Development
  • Photography
  • Sequential Art

Each course consists of five subjects. Courses can be customised to suit individual requirements.

Possible IB academic courses to choose from include:

  • Computer Science
  • Design Technology
  • English
  • English Language & Literature
  • French ab initio
  • Geography
  • Math SL
  • Math Studies
  • Psychology
  • Spanish ab initio