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For Fall 2018, Priority Consideration deadline is January 15, 2018. Rolling admissions continue for applications received through May 15, 2018.

Application Process

We're currently accepting IxD Program applications for Fall 2018 from students who have completed the requirements below and will be in junior standing (completion of 60 CSU transferable units) by the end of Spring of same year.

Priority consideration application deadline is January 15, 2018
Rolling admissions continue for applications received through May 15, 2018

New SMC Students

1

Admission to Santa Monica College

If you’re not currently a student at Santa Monica College, apply to SMC now and select Interaction Design as your goal.

2

Complete the IxD Supplemental Materials

All applicants must complete the IxD Baccalaureate Degree Supplemental Form and submit materials to Slideroom.

Current SMC Students

1

Declare Interaction Design as your goal

If you’re currently a student at Santa Monica College, login to Corsair Connect and update your goal under “Enrollment > Student Profile”

2

Complete the IxD Supplemental Materials

All applicants must complete the IxD Baccalaureate Degree Supplemental Form and submit materials to Slideroom.

IxD Baccalaureate Degree Supplemental Materials

Santa Monica College is now accepting applications to our Bachelor of Science degree in Interaction Design. Please read the information on the required materials, watch the video on how to submit materials and see portfolio project examples. Also, check out the requirements for success below.

Required Materials

IxD Baccalaureate Degree Supplemental Form

Official transcripts from all institutions attended

Course syllabi for all non-SMC design courses to be applied to the major

Two Personal Essays

Portfolio

For detailed information about required materials and Slideroom instructions, download:

 

Download Requirements

How To Submit Materials + Portfolio Project Examples

Please note: Application Deadlines for Fall 2018 Admission: Priority Consideration application deadline is January 15, 2018. Rolling admissions continue for applications received through May 15, 2018.

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Priority Consideration Application Deadline January 15, 2018.
Rolling Admissions until May 15, 2018.

Requirements for Success

Are you ready? Here are the minimum qualifications:

Completed 60 units

Completion of at least 60 semester units, or 90 quarter units, of CSU transferrable courses. Ideally, a candidate will have completed the SMC Associate in Science in Graphic Design with a Concentration in User Experience by the end of Fall 2016.

Completed English 1*, English 2*, and one math class*

Completed English 1*, English 2*, and one math* class from the CSU general education pattern with grades of C or better by the end of the Fall 2016.

Minimum 2.0 overall GPA

Minimum 2.0 overall GPA, or better, at the time of application.

*Or equivalent courses from another regionally-accredited institution, equivalency to be determined by SMC during the submission process.

If you do not meet the requirements above but would like to apply to the program,
we encourage all interested individuals to do so.

If you haven’t completed 60 CSU transferable units and aren’t ready to apply to the IxD Program, be sure you’re on the right track by subscribing to the smcixd newsletter and check out the recommended classes on our Program page.

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