Comic Art | Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree / MCAD

Comic Art

Create characters and narratives.
Experiment with new forms.
Study the masters.


I'm interested in comic art. Tell me more!


Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree in Comic Art

Study comic art at one of the only colleges in the country that offers a major in this form of visual storytelling!

Comic art students are taught to gain command of line, color, and composition, as well as character development, storyboarding, and plot to create complex works that pull readers in.

Comic art is a major offered in the four-year BFA degree program. Our BFA curriculum is rooted by Core Four—foundation courses that enhance students' professional development.


Course Descriptions

Required Courses 39
Total Credits 120


On-site internships at organizations such as comic studios—both local and international—allow students to learn about the industry, enhance their skills, network, and build their portfolios. Previous students have interned at the following organizations, among many others:

2D Cloud StudioBOOM! Studios, California ▪ Lucid Publishing, Texas ▪ Marvel Comics, New York  ▪ Paper Bicycle ▪ Periscope Studio, Oregon ▪ Red Calaveras

Comic Art Faculty

Barb SchulzKevin HuizengaZak SallyRobert AlgeoJan Jancourt

Comic Art Alumni

Maya KernWill Dinski