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The Art Institute of Dallas, a campus of South University 8080 Park Lane, Suite 100 Dallas, TX 75231

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Accreditation and Licensing

Advertising Design (BFA) Inquire Now! inquire now!
Memorable advertisements are the result of a creative person who blends inventive ideas with the knowledge to bring those ideas to life. The Advertising Design program provides you with knowledge of design, typography, and color theory. You'll learn to utilize industry-related computer software as you create and design you own advertisements. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as graphic designers and graphic artists.

Art of Cooking (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Art of Cooking program, you'll focus on cooking skills, baking, pastry, and American regional cuisine. You'll learn plating and presentation as you build upon your cooking experience.

Baking & Pastry (AAS) 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 (AAS) 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 Management (BS) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Culinary 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.

Design & Media Management (MA) Inquire Now! inquire now!
The new Master of Arts degree in Design and Media Management from Miami International University of Art & Design is an 18-month program created specifically to advance the careers of creative people like you. With a unique, case-based curriculum connecting art and business, you can get the management skills, strategic thinking, and entrepreneurial tools to foster and lead creative teams or build your own company-enhancing your earning potential along the way. Our innovative connected classrooms feature allows you to study from Miami, Tampa, or Jacksonville, so you can interact with a diverse group of creative thinkers. And with our convenient weekend courses, you can earn your degree without putting your career on hold.

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.

Fashion & Retail Management (BFA) 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 Design (AAA/BFA) 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.

Graphic Design (AAA/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.

Kitchen & Bath Design (AAA) Inquire Now! inquire now!
Please see an associate for more information regarding this program.

Media Arts & Animation (BFA) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Media Arts & Animation program, you'll develop a strong foundation in drawing, design, and illustration in order to produce traditional 2-D formats. Then you'll move into computer generated 3-D formats that make characters and objects come alive. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as animator, computer animator, digital media producer, special effects artist, background designer, computer artist, layout artist, or video game artist.

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

Restaurant & Catering Management (AAS) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Restaurant & Catering Management program, you'll gain knowledge that will benefit you as you pursue management positions within the food service industry. Coursework focuses on communications, training, leadership, management, human resources, technology, accounting, marketing, financial management, and customer relations. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as restaurant manager or catering manager in restaurants, hospitals, cruise ships, and banquet facilities.

Video Production (AAS) Inquire Now! inquire now!
Video production is at the center of everything from sports coverage to news programming, Internet broadcasts, television commercials, and corporate presentations. The Video Production program presents the skills needed to effectively operate a camera and process film in analog and digital formats, leading to a final production. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as audio-visual technician, video editor, video producer, or videographer.

Web Design & Interactive Media (BFA) Inquire Now! inquire now!
Enter the fast-evolving field of Web design and interactive media. Our Web Design & Interactive Media Bachelor of Science Degree 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.

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