Advertising

Advertising

 

The VCU Advertising program is centered on professional practice, studio intensive coursework, and experimental collaboration in education. VCU Advertising is a training ground that prepares students to join the world community of media practitioners.

We’re located in Richmond, one of the most creative and lovely cities in America. Our facilities include extensive laboratories, studios, classrooms, and common areas with the latest hardware, software, and wetware. The school is located in VCU’s Temple Building. The walls of Temple are covered with murals by noted artists Ed Trask, Chris Milk, and El Kamino, as well as VCU Advertising alumni Chad Woods and Allen White.

Coursework at VCU focuses on smart thinking and rigorous practice in creative and strategic advertising. Classes emphasize the attributes and transferable skills necessary to succeed in advertising and media communications. Courses like Story, Curiousness, Empathy, CreateAThon, and Style demand that students produce contemporary and effective advertising. VCU advertising  stresses professional development that enables students to succeed in the contemporary workplace and in careers of the future.

OVERVIEW


Undergraduate Programs >

No more than 40 credits in the major field can be counted toward the 120 credits needed to graduate. In addition, students must earn a total of 45 credits in…

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Graduate Programs >

The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture (formerly the School of Mass Communications) is the birthplace of the VCU Brandcenter, a nationally ranked graduate program in branding, with…

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Advising >

Below is information specifically for the undergraduate advertising sequence. Visit the School's main undergraduate advising page for general information, including how students see an adviser, graduation worksheets and…

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Advertising Faculty >

Instructors provide office hours at the beginning of each semester. You may dial the office directly to speak to the faculty member or leave a voice message. You also may…

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Alumni >

The school’s advertising graduates go on to pursue exciting and rewarding careers in the advertising world – Our graduates work in agencies and companies across the country and even across…

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Portfolio >

VCU Advertising students train to create intriguing portfolios in a variety of media. Located in Richmond, Va., they become a part of a vibrant community of writers, artists, musicians, performers…

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