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The Art Institute of Charleston - A branch of the Art Institute of Atlanta

The Art Institute of Charleston - A branch of the Art Institute of Atlanta, is located in the fastest growing city in South Carolina: Charleston. Charleston offers the best of a vital economy while maintaining its historic charm. A 90-mile stretch of oceanfront boasts one of the world's most productive ports and offers sandy beaches to half a million residents. In addition to water sports, golf, and fishing, cultural attractions range from antebellum architecture and museums to modern arts festivals and theatrical productions.

The Art Institute of Charleston - A branch of the Art Institute of Atlanta is licensed by the South Carolina Commission on higher Education, 1333 Main St.,STE 200, Columbia, SC 29201, 803-737-2260, www.che.sc.gov. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality.

The Art Institute of Charleston A branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta, GA 24 North Market Street Charleston, SC 29401

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Baking & Pastry (C) 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).

Culinary Arts (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 Management (BS) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Culinary Arts Management program, you'll focus on communications, training, leadership, management, accounting, marketing, financial management, and employee relations. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as restaurant manager or catering manager in restaurants, hospitals, cruise ships, and banquet facilities.

Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (BFA) 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.

Digital Image Management (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
Please seen an associate for more information regarding this program.

Fashion & Retail Management (BA) Inquire Now! inquire now!
The Fashion & Retail Management program teaches you to develop, analyze, and implement sales strategies including buying and merchandising practices, inventory control, and cost analysis. You'll also learn about coordinating runway shows, sales consultation, and working with manufacturers' representatives. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as retail and wholesale sales, stylist, management trainee, and visual merchandiser.

Fashion Retailing (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Graphic Design (AA/BFA) 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.

Interior Design (BFA) 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.

Photographic Imaging (BFA) Inquire Now! inquire now!
The Photographic imaging program teaches you darkroom techniques, color, and design. Composition, lighting, and equipment use are explored both on location and in a studio. You'll develop business skills as you fine-tune your eye for detail. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as commercial photographer, digital photographer, industrial photographer, photo lab technician, or photojournalist.

Web Design & Development (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Web Design & Interactive Communications (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Web Design & Interactive Media (BFA/AA) 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.

Wine, Spirits & Beverage Management* (AA) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Wines, Spirits & Beverages Management program, you'll focus on the process of overseeing wines, spirits, and beverages supplies for restaurants, cruise ships, or banquet facilities. You'll study communications, training, leadership, management, accounting, marketing, financial management, and employee relations.

*Participation in the program for those under 21 years of age will be conducted in accord with state law regarding the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages.

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