Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (formerly California College of Arts and Crafts) is known for its broad, interdisciplinary programs in art, design, architecture, and writing. It has two campuses, one in Oakland and one in San Francisco, California, USA. It is one of the premier fine arts and design institutions in the United States. CCA is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of thirty-six leading art schools in the United States and Canada. The college offers undergraduate and graduate majors in the areas of fine arts, architecture, curatorial practice, visual criticism, design, design strategy, and writing. CCA confers bachelor of architecture, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, master of architecture, master of business administration in design strategy, master of arts, and master of fine arts degrees. Both campuses host lectures, artist talks, and other special events almost every day.