Course catalog

The course catalog provides details about policies, procedures and academic programs at KCAI. 

Please note: The Kansas City Art Institute course catalog is published online annually and is primarily intended for use by students, faculty and staff. The catalog provides an overview of the college’s curriculum, academic programs and certain educational resources. Additional information about academic requirements, administrative departments, course offerings and content, degree requirements and policies and procedures may be provided in other publications and by the Registrar and relevant academic departments and faculty. The information contained in this catalog is subject to change by KCAI at any time, including prior to and during the academic year, without notice to affected persons. The catalog does not create a contract (express or implied) between the student and KCAI or an enforceable promise or representation. Changes authorized by KCAI apply to current and prospective students and to those previously enrolled. It is the responsibility of the individual student to monitor changes and confirm that all appropriate degree requirements are met. Academic advisors are also available to meet with students to assist with degree requirements. Available information about textbooks used for course offerings is provided at

Download the 2014-2015 KCAI course catalog.