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Advertising (BA) 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.

Audio Production (BS) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Audio Production program, you'll study audio recording, live sound reproduction, audio for video, and broadcast production. You will record, mix, and produce audio in analog and digital formats while gaining an understanding of what it takes to succeed in the audio industry. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as audio engineer, radio producer, assistant sound technician, promoter, or sound engineer.

Baking & Pastry (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).

Culinary Arts (AAS/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 Management (BAS) 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.

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 (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Digital Photography (BFA) Inquire Now! inquire now!
The Digital Photography program teaches you composition, lighting, and equipment use, utilizing a digital camera and software. 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. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as a digital photographer, industrial photographer, photo lab technician, or photojournalist.

Fashion Design (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.

Fashion Marketing & Management (BA) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Fashion Marketing & Management program, you'll fine-tune your fashion buying and marketing skills. The program familiarizes you with merchandise presentation, visual merchandising, retailing, store management, and buying. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as retail and wholesale sales, stylist, management trainee, or visual merchandiser in department stores, boutiques, and designer showrooms.

Fashion Merchandising (AAS) Inquire Now! inquire now!
In the Fashion Merchandising program, you'll study the business that moves the world's fashions from designers' showrooms to retail sales floors, and finally into the hands of consumers. This fast-paced industry revolves around individuals who exhibit strong business skills and an eye for style. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as fashion coordinator and stylists in retail department stores, boutiques, wholesalers, importers, designers, and manufacturers.

Fashion Retailing (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Game Art & Design (BFA) 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 (AAS/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.

Hospitality Management (AAS/BS) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Illustration & Design (BFA) Inquire Now! inquire now!
The Illustration & Design program will help you to gain a foundation in illustration by studying its history, theory, and trends. You'll develop your skills by utilizing computer design programs, building Web pages, evaluating production technology, and developing communication skills. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as production assistant, layout specialist, pre-press assistant, desktop publishing assistant, and production 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.

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.

Professional Baking & Pastry (C) Inquire Now! inquire now!
The Professional Baking & Pastry program prepares students for varied careers in the food service industry. The hospitality and food service industries are the fastest growing segments of the service industry. Consumer expectations have risen accordingly and educational institutions need to be prepared to supply the increasing demand, by this industry, for well-educated, productive members of the workforce.

Web Design & Development (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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Web Design & Interactive Communications (D) Inquire Now! inquire now!
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