Corcoran College of Art and Design

Summer Courses + July Courses

Art and Architecture of Washington DC

All sections full, waitlist only

AH3530 (3.0 credits or audit)
This course will investigate the art and architecture of the city of Washington, DC: major collections, special exhibitions, historic architecture, and the city itself.

Art and Architecture of Washington DC

All sections full, waitlist only

AH6530 (3.0 credits)
This course will investigate the art and architecture of the city of Washington, DC: major collections, special exhibitions, historic architecture, and the city itself.

Introduction to Documentary Film

AS3400 (3.0 credits or audit)
This course will consider documentary as a special type of non-fiction film that is primarily marked by its desire to give a subjective account of the world as opposed to an objective report.

Special Topics in Botanical Art: Drawing the Tropics

BG1600 (1.0 credits)
Inspired by the U.S. Botanic Garden’s exciting summer 2013 exhibit Food for Thought this class will teach the basics of botanical drawing and painting while studying edible plants from different regions.

Binding II: Leather Bindings

BK7320 (3.0 credits or audit)
This course offers an introduction to the use of leather in Book Arts. (Graduate level)

A Week of Photoshop

DM0815 (non-credit)
Meeting five half days in a row, students will learn how to scan and import images and artwork and how to correct and adjust image tone and color. (Summer only)

Web Design for Professionals

DM0841 (non-credit)
Explore the basics of modern web development in this professional development workshop.

After Effects Short Course

DM0861 (non-credit)
Learn to use AfterEffects to make animations and motion graphics, as well as edit footage into films.

A Week of Illustrator

DM0865 (non-credit)
Meeting five days in a row, students will learn how to create and modify basic drawings and type in Adobe Illustrator.

Figure Drawing Short Course

DR0835 (non-credit)
Students learn to capture the human form with quick gestures, develop a quality of line with contours, and become familiar with proportions by measuring and foreshortening.


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Important Dates

April 1
Pre-College summer scholarship application deadline

April 30
Pre-College students are advised to register early for best program and elective options.

April 19-20

Easter Weekend
(College Closed)

April 25
Corcoran Ball
(Access to the Downtown Campus may be limited)

May 3
Georgetown Campus Open House

ACADEMIC CALENDAR