IntersectLA’s immersive Design, Art, and Technology Academy (also known as DATA) at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) will be kicking off this upcoming summer 2019. DATA is intended for high school students going into grades 9 through 12 to learn or enhance skills in digital art, graphic design, photography, videography, web design, coding, user experience, game design, social media, brand strategy, advertising, and digital marketing. Courses provide hands-on experience, as well as opportunities to explore and prepare for careers in high-demand creative fields.

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June 17 – July 12, 2019

July 15 – August 9, 2019

Pay for a full 4-week session, or pay A La Carte per week.



Individual “A La Carte” Weekly Courses: $350 each

4-Week Combo Sessions (Session 1 and/or Session 2): $1,250 each

4-Week Combo Sessions with Early Bird registration by March 31: $1,000 each

Optional Open Lab/Mentoring: $100 per week for “A la Carte” Courses.

Optional Open Lab/Mentoring: $300 per 4-Week Combo Session 

Optional Open Lab/Mentoring: $25 daily fee

To pay with a check, please email us at


 SESSION 1: June 17 – July 12, 2019

Week 1: Photography/Videography
June 17 – June 21

Week 2: Adobe Creative Software
June 24 – June 28

Week 3: Social Media Marketing/Design
July 1 – July 5 (No class on July 4)

Week 4: Web Design | HTML/CSS
July 8 – July 12

 SESSION 2: July 15 – August 9, 2019

 Week 5: Photography/Videography or Advanced Web Design HTML/CSS July 15 – July 19

Week 6: Adobe Creative Software or Advanced Advertising/Branding July 22 – July 26

Week 7: App Design & User Experience
July 29 – August 2

Week 8: Character Design and Animation
August 5 – August 9

Courses are Monday through Friday (closed July 4) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Supervised lunch is from 12:00 12:30 p.m. (food not included).

Optional Open Lab/Mentoring available from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.



Students are provided opportunities to develop skills and learn more about careers in design, art, and technology while being mentored by our faculty and staff. Courses are taught by highly qualified instructors and notable industry professionals.


Students enrolled in this program will engage with our students and faculty in the career fields of visual and digital art, visual design, photography, web design, web development, user experience, game design, social media, brand strategy, advertising, and digital marketing.


Students completing this program will be exposed not only to majors in the Mike Curb College, but also in Computer Science and Engineering, as well as Business and Economics. Students will jump-start their success by having a clearer path to majors at the university level.