Undergraduate Overview

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's (SAIC) Art and Technology Studies department offers a wide variety of courses that explore technology as a fine art. Students gain access to specialized labs, such as VR, retro, kinetics, electronics, neon, and bio art, to create innovative works according to their own aesthetic visions.

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Undergraduate students interested in technology as a creative medium can plot their own curricular pathway through the Department of Art and Technology Studies’ concentrations:

  • Creative Code
  • Electronics and Kinetics
  • Light
  • AR, VR and Games
  • Audio
  • Bio Art
  • History and Theory
  • Exploratory Practices

To learn more about these areas, please visit our Courses and Concentrations pages.