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You enter college with your talents and dreams. At The Art Institute of Vancouver, we see our role as providing those educational services that help you develop your potential.
At The Art Institute of Vancouver, education is not a process where we hand you skills and knowledge. You must take responsibility and get involved. Here, you learn from artists and professionals in a hands-on environment. You have the opportunity to make both professional contacts and lifelong friends. On your part it means engaging fully, eyes and mind wide open. There's a vibrant energy here, one that fuels a desire to do your best. You are supported by a close and caring community bound by mutual respect for individuality and creativity. You are also part of the Vancouver area creative scene and can contribute to the texture that makes it one of the world's most desirable regions. An education from The Art Institute of Vancouver means something.

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3D Modeling for Animation & Games (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Advanced Graphic Design (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Advertising (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
Advertising is a creative profession within the commercial realm. In the Advertising program, you'll study art direction, copywriting, and account supervision, and you'll learn both the creative and business side of advertising. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as account manager, copywriter, or assistant art director.

Animation Art & Design (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Animation Art & Design program, you'll learn to conceive and design two- and three-dimensional images using both traditional and digital techniques. You'll alter, manipulate, and reconstruct characters to interact with audio and video elements. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as 3-D character animator, modeler, and storyboarder.

Baking & Pastry Arts (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Baking & Pastry program, you'll gain hands-on baking skills. Emphasis is placed on fundamental pastry and bread-baking techniques, in addition to all-purpose baking, desserts, cake decoration, and pastry arts. To complement your culinary techniques, you'll learn critical thinking and business essentials. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as line cook and pantry cook (garde manger).

Baking & Pastry Arts Level 1 (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Baking & Pastry Arts Level 2 (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Culinary Arts (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Culinary Arts program, you'll gain practical experience in the kitchen while studying the business of cost control, sanitation and safety, menu and beverage management, nutrition, and kitchen management. You'll learn to produce food quickly and in quantity while working with others.

Culinary Arts & Restaurant Ownership (AD) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Culinary Arts & Restaurant Ownership program, you will focus on the kitchen, customer service, and business sides of the food service industry. In addition to culinary arts courses that fine-tune food preparation skills and kitchen teamwork, you'll gain knowledge of management, marketing, human resources, accounting, financial management, and customer relations. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as restaurant manager, kitchen manager, or line cook.

Culinary Arts Level 1 (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Culinary Arts program, you'll gain practical experience in the kitchen while studying the business of cost control, sanitation and safety, menu and beverage management, nutrition, and kitchen management. You'll learn to produce food quickly and in quantity while working with others.

Culinary Arts Level 2 (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Culinary Arts program, you'll gain practical experience in the kitchen while studying the business of cost control, sanitation and safety, menu and beverage management, nutrition, and kitchen management. You'll learn to produce food quickly and in quantity while working with others.

Digital Film & Video (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
The Digital Filmmaking & Video Production program provides the basics to help aspiring videographers understand nuances of digital filmography. You'll gain knowledge of shooting, directing, and editing digital pieces using industry-related software and equipment. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as digital or film videographer.

Electronic Music (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Entrepreneurship & Restaurant Management (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Entrepreneurship & Restaurant Management program, you'll gain knowledge that will benefit you as you pursue ownership opportunities in the food service industry. Communications, training, leadership, management, human resources, technology, accounting, marketing, financial management, and customer relations are emphasized. You'll have the opportunity to build business plans and fine-tune the skills needed to handle the demanding tasks of restaurant management. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as restaurant owner, restaurant manager, or kitchen manager.

Event Management (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Fashion Design (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Fashion Design program, you'll develop skills in design and patternmaking. You'll learn both traditional and computer generated design as you develop your own sense of design and style. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as costume designer, assistant fashion buyer, fashion designer, or seamstress.

Fashion Marketing (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Fashion Marketing program, you'll fine-tune your fashion buying and marketing skills. The program prepares you to choose your own direction as you learn from fashion professionals and study merchandise presentation, visual merchandising, retailing, and buying. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as assistant fashion buyer, fashion merchandiser, retail store manager, or runway coordinator.

Game Art & Design (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Game Art & Design program, you'll learn the art and design skills needed to get into the gaming field. You'll use your talents to create applications used within the business, education, training, and entertainment industries. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as modelers, storyboard artists, animation artists, 3-D illustrators, digital artists, FX artists, video post-production artists, broadcast graphics designers, and game designers.

Graphic Design (D/BAD) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Graphic Design program, you'll study design, typography, and color theory. Industry-specific software is utilized to help you learn to create everything from logos and posters to packaging, Web sites, and corporate identity packages. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as advertising designer, computer artist, freelance artist, graphic designer, or layout artist.

Graphic Design & Foundation for Design (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Hospitality & Restaurant Bus. Management (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
The Hospitality & Restaurant Business Management program prepares you for positions in hotels and restaurants by providing a foundation in business and management skills. Coursework emphasizes problem solving and communication skills that will help a manager to better understand the ever-changing professional food service and hospitality management industry. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as restaurant manager or catering manager in restaurants, cruise ships, and banquet facilities.

Independent Recording Arts (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Interior Design (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Interior Design program, you'll study the design, safety, and usability issues of creating the spaces that we live, work, and play within. Coursework focuses on space planning, traffic patterns, and the colors, surfaces, and furnishings that make surroundings comfortable and livable. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as draftsperson, facilities planner, interior designer/decorator, or space planner.

Interior Design & Foundation for Design (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Professional Audio Visual (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Professional Recording Arts (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Professional Recording Arts (LIPA) (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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VFX for Film & Television (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Visual & Game Programming (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In Visual & Game Programming, you'll take courses in art, general studies, mathematics, science, computer engineering, and computer graphics. As you gain experience, you'll create modified prototype games in a group environment, learning how a whole team works together to create a product. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as digital artist, character animator, texture artist, and character modeler.

Web Design & Interactive Media (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
Enter the fast-evolving field of Web design and interactive media. Our Web Design & Interactive Media program is the right choice if you are looking to combine your individual artistic abilities with complex technological skills. This program was created to prepare you for careers involving the Internet with a focus on marketing and design. It integrates the elements of audio, video, still images, animation, text and data for the delivery of interactive content.

Web Design & Interactive Media & Foundation for Design (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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