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A Message from the President                     2   education policies and procedures           33
Introduction                                     3   Academic Grading System                     33
                                                     Graduation Requirements                     35
programs                                             Undergraduate Satisfactory
   Baking & Pastry                               4   Attendance Policy                           36
   Culinary Arts                                 5   Change of Program                           36
   Culinary Management                           7   Transfers                                   37
   Digital Design                                9   Transferability of Credits                  37
   Digital Photography                          10   Student Instructor Ratio                    37
   Fashion Design                               13   Class Schedule                              37
   Fashion & Retail Management                  15   Online Courses                              38
   Graphic Design                               17
   Interior Design                              20   family educational rights and privacy act   38
   Media Arts & Animation                       22
   Residential Design                           24   general information                         40
   Web Design & Interactive Media               25   Student Identification (ID) Cards           41
                                                     Facilities and Equipment                    41
admissions                                      27   Appropriate Attire                          41
Admissions Requirements                         27   Smoking Policy                              41
Admissions Procedures                           27   Student Conduct                             41
Orientation                                     27   Student Artwork                             41
Advanced Placement, Transfer, and Proficiency        Study Trips                                 41
Credit & Exemption from Coursework              28   Start of Quarter                            41
English Language Proficiency Policy             30   Student Complaint/Grievance Procedures      42
Admissions Requirements for                          Curricular or Policy Changes                43
Nonimmigrant Students                           30   Hours of Operation and Classes              43

financial planning                              31   tuition, fees, and refund policy            43
The Free Application for                             Return of Federal Title IV Aid              43
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Form                31   Refund Policy                               44
Types of Financial Aid                          31
Suspension and Reinstatement of                      course descriptions                         45
Financial Assistance                            31
Financial Assistance Appeal                     31   addendum
Federal Student Financial Aid                   32   Tuition and Fees
Status Definitions                              32   Academic Calendar
                                                     Corrections and Additions
student services                                32
Student Affairs                                 32
Supply Store                                    32
Learning Resource Center (LRC)                  32
Career Services
Employment Assistance                           33
Alumni Services and Benefits                    33
   a message from the president



You're imaginative, artistic, and you want a career that will utilize your creativity and offer a real future.
If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place.


The Art Institute of Indianapolis will show you how to turn your passion for art into a career. You'll find seasoned
faculty and experienced staff who will embrace your imagination, support your goals, and prepare you for life
after college. You'll also find like-minded students—who, like you, are artists excited to fuel their creative
ambitions with education.


At The Art Institute of Indianapolis, you'll graduate with the hands-on experience and practical knowledge
needed to get started in an entry-level position in the creative and applied arts. You'll also benefit from the
strategic relationships we've developed with professionals in the creative industry who provide us with unique
insight into the latest trends and help us best prepare our students for their futures.


From our faculty, to our staff, to our students, we are a tight-knit community devoted to one common goal—
career-focused education. Let us provide you with the tools to jump start your professional success in the art
and design field.


We hope you'll join us at The Art Institute of Indianapolis. Begin designing your future in the creative industry today.




Madeleine Slutsky
President, The Art Institute of Indianapolis
   introduction



The Art Institute of Indianapolis, a branch of The Art     Students will find ample computer labs, both Mac
Institute of Las Vegas, opened its classroom doors in      and PC, installed with software that will be used in their
January 2006. The campus is located at 3500                respective programs. Many labs are equipped with
Depauw Boulevard in Indianapolis, Indiana.                 LCD projectors to facilitate instructional presentations.


Located in the northwest part of Indianapolis at the       A library will assist the students in their studies as a
Pyramids, the campus has a pastoral feel, although         point of reference, providing students with written
it is within minutes of a thriving metropolis. The         and visual references as well as access to online
Pyramids are situated on 45 acres of ground with a         databases for research tasks. A Supply Store provides
25-acre lake. The Pyramids are adjacent to I-465 for       easy access for students and faculty to art materials
convenient travel to all major thoroughfares. The          as well as school logo apparel.
airport is 18 minutes away; downtown is 20 minutes
away. Ample parking is available at no additional cost.    Each program is offered on a year-round basis,
                                                           allowing students to continue to work uninterrupted
The goal of The Art Institute of Indianapolis is to be a   toward their degrees. An impressive faculty, many of
leader in providing professional education, and this       whom are working professionals, strive to strengthen
must be achieved in accordance with our philosophy:        students’ skills and cultivate their talents through
everything done at The Art Institute of Indianapolis is    well-designed curricula. Programs are carefully
based on quality service to clients, development,          defined with the support and contributions of leading
growth, involvement, and recognition of employees,         members of the professional community. Curricula
and sound economic principles.                             are reviewed periodically to ensure they meet the
                                                           needs of a changing marketplace and prepare
The Art Institute of Indianapolis educates and prepares    graduates for entry-level positions in their
design-related students using quality educational          chosen fields.
programs created to instruct students in skills useful
in everyday performance in the workplace. The Art          Each student is expected to gain an understanding
Institute of Indianapolis faculty achieve this purpose     of a body of theoretical and practical knowledge
by bringing professional knowledge to their instruction.   appropriate to his or her degree objective. This
Students graduating from The Art Institute of              understanding is demonstrated through measurable
Indianapolis are prepared for entry-level positions        student-learning outcomes specified in the outline
in their chosen fields.                                    of each course for each program. Students are
                                                           expected to complete specific courses and develop
                                                           critical and analytical learning abilities along with
                                                           educational values that contribute to lifelong learning.




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                                                                                                        1- Lindsay Erin Raffensperger, Graduate
                                                                                                        2- Danie Stienhofl, Graduate



baking & pastry
The baking and pastry arts are professions that require                        patisserie, display cakes, and confections. The student is
specific skills which distinguish all the subtle nuances of                    also exposed to basic management functions of sanitation
a dessert’s flavor, appearance, and aroma. Their sense                         and safety, and purchasing and product identification.
of aesthetics ensures that the food is plated beautifully.
Texture is also important, and special attention is made to                    The program is designed to serve the foodservice industry
ensure that not only are the proper ingredients used, but                      career-focused student, as well as those who change
the right amount as well. The success of bakers or pastry                      careers. Graduates can use the education to advance their
artists is dependent on whether or not they can express                        careers in their current field or transition to a career with
their talent to the public by not only satisfying their hunger,                greater baking and pastry responsibility. Graduates of the
but by dazzling their senses.                                                  Baking & Pastry Certificate program will be prepared to
                                                                               seek entry-level positions in kitchens as pastry assistants,
The Baking & Pastry Certificate program offers the student                     bakers, or cake decorators.
an opportunity of studying in a very specialized profession.
The first quarter is devoted to basic culinary skills                          The certificate program courses are fully transferable to
development, and moves to basic pastry and dessert                             the associate’s and/or bachelor’s degree program(s) in
fabrication. The program continues with the finer arts                         the Culinary Arts for those students who wish to continue
and skills of making artisan breads and baked goods,                           their studies.
European cakes, and tortes. It finishes with advanced

certificate
(48 credits; 12 months if student takes 3 courses per quarter)


Course Code          Course Title                               Qtr. Credits   Course Code   Course Title                                  Qtr. Credits
CUL104               Concepts and Theories of Culinary Techniques     3        CUL249        Introduction to Pastry Techniques and Artistry      6
CUL112               Sanitation and Safety                            3        CUL250        Introduction to Baking Science and Theory           3
CUL135               Purchasing and Product Identification            3        CUL264        Advanced Patisserie and Display Cakes               6
CUL200               European Cakes and Tortes                        3        CUL299        Externship                                          3
CUL207               Artisan Breads and Baking Production             6
CUL209               Centerpieces, Confections and Chocolate          6        MS101         Nutrition Science                                    3
CUL213               Management, Supervision and
                     Career Development                               3
                                                                                                         The Art Institute of Indianapolis




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                                                                                     1- Lindsay Erin Raffensperger, Graduate
                                                                                     2- Chris Fletcher, Student



culinary arts
The goal of the Associate of Science degree program in        for advancement in the foodservice industry. Entry-level
Culinary Arts is to prepare individuals for one or more of    positions include: Baking/Pastry Cook, Line Cook,
the following:                                                Banquet and Catering Cook, Pantry/Garde Manger Cook,
  • Professional employment in the foodservice industry       Prep Cook, Purchaser/Steward, and Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Technical enrichment and learning                         With industry experience, advanced positions include:
                                                              Assistant Pastry Chef, Banquet Chef, Sous Chef, Chef,
The program presents a broad introduction to the many         Purchasing Manager. Employment opportunities with
aspects of the foodservice industry using a learner-          extensive industry experience may include: Executive
centered approach to culinary education. Food production      Sous Chef, Executive Pastry Chef, Executive Chef, and
skills are complemented by courses detailing the business     Chef Educator.
of culinary arts. This preparation is accomplished through
practical experiences in modern kitchens, including           The program is designed to serve the foodservice
simulated situations and real-world production applications   industry career-focused student, as well as the career
in the dining lab.                                            changers. Graduates may use the education to advance
                                                              their careers in their current field or transition to a career
Trends that support the Culinary Arts degree program:         with greater responsibility.
  • The more sophisticated palette of today’s educated
    dining public                                             The Culinary Arts certificate program covers the basic
  • Restaurants are looking for a way to differentiate        skill requirements, knowledge of American regional
    themselves in the market                                  cuisine, basic skills in baking, pastry, and dessert
                                                              fabrication. In addition, the student is exposed to the four
Graduates of the Culinary Arts degree program will be         basic management functions of sanitation and safety,
prepared to seek entry-level positions in kitchens as         purchasing and product identification, management by
kitchen assistants or bakers. Other areas of the field        menu, and food and beverage operations management.
that graduates may enter into are: personal chef services,
research and development, health care, school lunch
programs, sports arenas, resorts, food sales and buying.
This program enables graduates to be prepared for
entry-level culinary employment with the opportunities




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culinary arts



associate of science                                                     certificate
(111 credits; 21 months if student takes 16 credits per quarter)         (48 credits; 12 months if student takes 3 courses per quarter)
*Note: Courses with GE prefix are General Education courses.


Course Code          Course Title                         Qtr. Credits   Course Code          Course Title                         Qtr. Credits
CUL101               Fundamentals of Classical Techniques 6              CUL101               Fundamentals of Classical Techniques 6
CUL104               Concepts and Theories of                            CUL104               Concepts and Theories of
                     Culinary Techniques                        3                             Culinary Techniques                        3
CUL112               Sanitation and Safety                      3        CUL112               Sanitation and Safety                      3
CUL114               Dimensions of Culinary Education           3        CUL121               American Regional Cuisine                  6
CUL121               American Regional Cuisine                  6        CUL132               Management by Menu                         3
CUL132               Management by Menu                         3        CUL135               Purchasing and Product Identification      3
CUL135               Purchasing and Product Identification      3        CUL139               Latin Cuisine                              3
CUL139               Latin Cuisine                              3        CUL201               Garde Manger                               6
CUL201               Garde Manger                               6        CUL213               Management, Supervision and
CUL213               Management, Supervision and                                              Career Development                         3
                     Career Development                         3        CUL249               Introduction to Pastry
CUL241               Classical European Cuisine                 3                             Techniques and Artistry                    6
CUL242               Planning and Controlling Costs             3        CUL250               Introduction to Baking
CUL244               Asian Cuisine                              3                             Science and Theory                         3
CUL246               World Cuisine                              3        CUL252               Food and Beverage
CUL249               Introduction to Pastry                                                   Operations Management                      3
                     Techniques and Artistry                    6
CUL250               Introduction to Baking
                     Science and Theory                         3
CUL252               Food and Beverage
                     Operations Management                      3
CUL261               A La Carte Kitchen                         9
CUL271               Art Culinaire                              6
CUL272               Capstone/Portfolio                         3
CUL299               Externship                                 3

GE110                English Composition                           4
GE120                College Mathematics                           4
GE140                Speech and Communication                      4
GE150                Natural Science                               4
GE201                Historical and Political Issues               4
GE280                Conversational Spanish I                      4

MS101                Nutrition Science                             3
                                                                                                          The Art Institute of Indianapolis




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                                                                                       1- Rachel Hwang, Student
                                                                                       2- Vincent Kwong, Student



culinary management
The goal of the Bachelor of Science degree program in           assistant banquet manager, catering manager, inventory
Culinary Management is to prepare individuals for one or        control specialist, kitchen manager, management trainee,
more of the following:                                          sous chef and quality assurance manager. restaurants,
  • Professional employment in the foodservice industry         hotels, food service institutions, catering and other culinary
  • Management opportunities                                    or hospitality related business in positions such as
  • Technical enrichment and learning                           assistant banquet manager, catering manager, inventory
                                                                control specialist, kitchen manager, management trainee,
The program presents a broad introduction to the many           sous chef and quality assurance manager.
aspects of the foodservice industry using a learner-
centered approach to culinary education. Food production        This program enables graduates to be prepared for
skills are complemented by courses detailing the business       entry-level culinary employment with the opportunities
of culinary arts. This combination of skill set and business    for advancement in the foodservice industry. Entry-level
knowledge will enhance each graduate’s ability to meet          positions include: Baking/Pastry Cook, Line Cook,
the challenges of an increasingly demanding and rapidly         Banquet and Catering Cook, Pantry/Garde Manger Cook,
changing field. This preparation is accomplished through        Prep Cook, Purchaser/Steward, and Kitchen Supervisor.
practical experiences in modern kitchens, including             With industry experience, advanced positions include:
simulated situations and real-world production applications     Management Trainee, Kitchen Manager, Assistant Pastry
in the dining lab.                                              Chef, Banquet Chef, Sous Chef, Chef, Purchasing
                                                                Manager, Unit Level Restaurant Manager, and Banquet or
Trends that support the Culinary Management                     Catering Manager. Employment opportunities with
degree program:                                                 extensive industry experience may include: Executive
  • The more sophisticated palette of today’s educated          Sous Chef, Executive Pastry Chef, Executive Chef, Chef
    dining public                                               Educator, Chef Owner/Entrepreneur, Director of Catering,
  • Restaurants are looking for a way to differentiate          Food and Beverage Director, and General Manager.
    themselves in the market
                                                                The program is designed to serve the foodservice industry
Graduates of the Culinary Management degree program             career-focused student, as well as those who change
will be prepared to seek entry-level positions restaurants,     careers. Graduates may use the education to advance
hotels, food service institutions, catering and other           their careers in their current field, transition to a career with
culinary or hospitality related business in positions such as   greater responsibility or pursue a management position.



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culinary management



bachelor of science
(192 credits; 36 months if student takes 16 credits per quarter)
*Note: Courses with GE prefix are General Education courses.


Course Code          Course Title                         Qtr. Credits   Course Code          Course Title                                  Qtr. Credits
CM226                Catering and Event Management              3        GE110                English Composition                                 4
CM303                Etiquette for Today’s Professional         3        GE120                College Mathematics                                 4
CM330                Facilities Management and Design           3        GE140                Speech and Communication                            4
CM337                Foodservice Technology and Information 3            GE150                Natural Science                                     4
CM343                Hospitality Marketing                      3        GE160                Psychology                                          4
CM345                Quality Service Management                          GE200                Sociology                                           4
                     and Training                               3        GE201                Historical and Political Issues                     4
CM348                Legal Issues and Ethics for Culinarians 3           GE220                World Civilization                                  4
CM400                Foodservice Financial Management           3        GE250                Anthropology                                        4
CM432                Global Management and Operations                    GE260                Research and Technical Writing                      4
                     in the Hospitality Industry                3        GE280                Conversational Spanish I                            4
                                                                         GE290                Conversational Spanish II                           4
CUL101               Fundamentals of Classical Techniques          6
CUL104               Concepts and Theories of                            MS100                Computer Applications                               3
                     Culinary Techniques                           3     MS101                Nutrition Science                                   3
CUL112               Sanitation and Safety                         3
CUL114               Dimensions of Culinary Education              3     RS221                Introduction to Accounting Principles               3
CUL121               American Regional Cuisine                     6     RS333                Leadership and Organizational
CUL132               Management by Menu                            3                          Development                                         3
CUL135               Purchasing and Product Identification         3     RS341                Human Resource Management                           3
CUL139               Latin Cuisine                                 3     RS410                Innovation and Entrepreneurship                     3
CUL201               Garde Manger                                  6
CUL213               Management, Supervision and                         ***                  Elective                                            3
                     Career Development                            3
CUL241               Classical European Cuisine                    3     ***Electives may be taken from any program elective options with Academic Department Director
CUL242               Planning and Controlling Costs                3     approval. Each student must meet any required prerequisites for the elected course
CUL244               Asian Cuisine                                 3
CUL246               World Cuisine                                 3     SUGGESTED ELECTIVE OPTIONS
CUL249               Introduction to Pastry                              CUL200     European Cakes and Tortes                                     3
                     Techniques and Artistry                       6
CUL250               Introduction to Baking
                     Science and Theory                            3
CUL252               Food and Beverage
                     Operations Management                         3
CUL261               A la Carte Kitchen                            9
CUL271               Art Culinaire                                 6
CUL272               Capstone/Portfolio                            3
CUL299               Externship                                    3
CUL420               Exploring Wines and the Culinary Arts         3
CUL425               Senior Culinary Practicum                     3
CUL472               Senior Capstone/Portfolio                     3
CUL499               Management Externship                         3
                                                                                                                             The Art Institute of Indianapolis




                                                                                                      1                             2
                                                                                                          1- Jason Whittemore, Graduate
                                                                                                          2- Nick Pons, Student



digital design
The Digital Design Certificate program provides students                        Certificate program students have varied backgrounds,
concentrated studies to improve existing skills or better                       priorities, and interests in addition to their school
prepare for career change and promotion. The program                            commitment; nonetheless, they all share the common
covers the fundamental aspects of digital design and                            goal to grow through education. As they progress in their
enables students to develop and produce design                                  studies, Digital Design Certificate students are guided by
work using traditional as well as contemporary skills                           their instructors in developing portfolios that feature
and technology.                                                                 professional-level work to show prospective employers.

The Art Institute of Indianapolis conducts this 12-month                        The certificate program courses are fully transferable to
program with classes scheduled during evening hours                             the associate’s and/or bachelor’s degree program(s) in
and, in some cases, on Saturdays. Students learn design                         Graphic Design for those students who wish to continue
fundamentals, layout and typography, and the most widely                        their studies.
used computer software applications for digital design.



certificate
(36 credits; 12 months if student takes 3 courses per quarter)


Course Code          Course Title                                Qtr. Credits   Course Code   Course Title                          Qtr. Credits
GD102                Fundamentals of Design                            3        GD211         Digital Illustration                        3
GD104                Color Theory                                      3        GD214         Corporate Identity                          3
GD113                Typography                                        3
GD114                Digital Imaging                                   3        MS100         Computer Applications                       3
GD121                Design Layout                                     3
GD123                Design Concepts                                   3        RS200         Career Development                          3
GD202                Electronic Design                                 3        RS202         Portfolio Presentation                      3




                                                                                                                                                         009
                                                                                    1                              2
                                                                                        1,2- Tyler Bascom Cole, Graduate




digital photography
Photography is a major medium of communication. It                The Digital Photography program prepares students to
shapes our perception of the world and impacts our lives          seek entry-level positions such as photographer, digital
in many ways. The program is meant for those with                 studio photographer, in-house digital photographer,
creativity, imagination, an eye for color, attention to detail,   Photoshop color operator, production photographer,
and a degree of selective, critical judgment. Graduates of        on-line photo image editor, digital catalogue photographer,
the program will work with diverse subject matter, and            and photo editor. Graduates will demonstrate the creative
many types of people. They must be able to work as a              and technical skills employers in the digital photography
member of a creative team, have excellent communication           field require, which include:
skills, and have good business skills. Additionally, a
graduate of this program must negotiate, sell, coordinate         Technical Skills
work with others, operate equipment, use tools, follow            Professional Knowledge
directions, plan, make decisions, and create                      Critical Thinking and Concept Development
spatial visualizations.                                           Business, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship
                                                                  Creativity
digital photography                                                                                                          The Art Institute of Indianapolis




associate of science
(112 credits; 21 months if student takes 16 credits per quarter)
*Note: Courses with GE prefix are General Education courses.


Course Code          Course Title                       Qtr. Credits   Course Code          Course Title                                  Qtr. Credits
DPH114               Color Management                         3        MS100                Computer Applications                               3
DPH201               Digital Photographic Production          3
DPH204               Advanced Principles of Photography       3        RS111                Business Law                                        3
DPH223               Photographic Materials and Processes 3            RS121                Fundamentals of Marketing                           3
                                                                       RS200                Career Development                                  3
GD101                Drawing and Perspective                       3   RS201                Portfolio Preparation                               3
GD102                Fundamentals of Design                        3   RS202                Portfolio Presentation                              3
GD104                Color Theory                                  3
GD113                Typography                                    3   ***                  Elective                                            3
GD114                Digital Imaging                               3
GD123                Design Concepts                               3   *** Electives may be taken from any program elective options with Academic Department Director
GD211                Digital Illustration                          3   approval. Each student must meet any required prerequisites for the elected course
GD301                Professional Practice                         3
                                                                       SUGGESTED          ELECTIVE OPTIONS
PHG110               Principles of Photography                     3   DMP131              Introduction to Video                                3
PHG120               Lighting                                      3   DPH303              Digital Prepress                                     3
PHG130               Survey of Photography                         3   DPH415              Advanced Portraiture Photography                     3
PHG140               Large Format Photography                      3   PHG220              Advanced Lighting                                    3
PHG150               Photographic Design                           3   PHG230              Editorial Photography                                3
PHG330               Studio Photography                            3   PHG240              Photo Criticism                                      3
PHG340               Location Photography                          3   PHG410              Corporate/Industrial Photography                     3
PHG350               Portraiture Photography                       3
PHG380               Photojournalism                               3

GE110                English Composition                           4
GE115                Critical Thinking                             4
GE120                College Mathematics                           4
GE130                Art History                                   4
GE140                Speech and Communication                      4
GE150                Natural Science                               4
GE160                Psychology                                    4




                                                                                                                                                              0011
digital photography



bachelor of science
(192 credits; 36 months if student takes 16 credits per quarter)
*Note: Courses with GE prefix are General Education courses.


Course Code          Course Title                                  Qtr. Credits   Course Code          Course Title                                  Qtr. Credits
DMP131               Introduction to Video                               3        GE110                English Composition                                 4
                                                                                  GE115                Critical Thinking                                   4
DPH114               Color Management                                   3         GE120                College Mathematics                                 4
DPH201               Digital Photographic Production                    3         GE130                Art History                                         4
DPH204               Advanced Principles of Photography                 3         GE140                Speech and Communication                            4
DPH223               Photographic Materials and Processes               3         GE150                Natural Science                                     4
DPH303               Digital Prepress                                   3         GE160                Psychology                                          4
DPH353               Event Photography                                  3         GE200                Sociology                                           4
DPH415               Advanced Portraiture Photography                   3         GE201                Historical and Political Issues                     4
                                                                                  GE220                World Civilization                                  4
GD101                Drawing and Perspective                            3         GE250                Anthropology                                        4
GD102                Fundamentals of Design                             3         GE260                Research and Technical Writing                      4
GD104                Color Theory                                       3
GD113                Typography                                         3         IMD121               Web Scripting                                       3
GD114                Digital Imaging                                    3         MS100                Computer Applications                               3
GD123                Design Concepts                                    3
GD202                Electronic Design                                  3         RS111                Business Law                                        3
GD211                Digital Illustration                               3         RS121                Fundamentals of Marketing                           3
GD221                Print Production                                   3         RS131                Fundamentals of Advertising                         3
GD301                Professional Practice                              3         RS200                Career Development                                  3
GD402                Art Direction                                      3         RS201                Portfolio Preparation                               3
GD411                Advanced Digital Imaging                           3         RS202                Portfolio Presentation                              3
                                                                                  RS333                Leadership and Organizational
PHG110               Principles of Photography                          3                              Development                                         3
PHG120               Lighting                                           3         RS499                Internship                                          3
PHG130               Survey of Photography                              3
PHG140               Large Format Photography                           3         ***                  Elective I                                          3
PHG150               Photographic Design                                3         ***                  Elective II                                         3
PHG220               Advanced Lighting                                  3
PHG230               Editorial Photography                              3         *** Electives may be taken from any program elective options with Academic Department Director
PHG240               Photo Criticism                                    3         approval. Each student must meet any required prerequisites for the elected course.
PHG330               Studio Photography                                 3
PHG340               Location Photography                               3         SUGGESTED          ELECTIVE OPTIONS
PHG350               Portraiture Photography                            3         IMD323              Web Marketing                                        3
PHG360               Marketing and Promotions                           3         RS321               Principles of Marketing Research                     3
PHG380               Photojournalism                                    3         RS341               Human Resource Management                            3
PHG390               Creative Concepts                                  3         RS410               Innovation and Entrepreneurship                      3
PHG410               Corporate/Industrial Photography                   3
PHG440               Architectural Photography                          3
                                                                                                    The Art Institute of Indianapolis




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                                                                                 1- Wei-Che Cynthia Chang, Graduate
                                                                                 2- Liu Wang, Graduate



fashion design
The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design    Upon graduation, entry-level employment opportunities
degree program is to prepare the graduate to apply design   include, but are not limited to:
skills and production techniques to gain entry-level
employment in the textile and apparel industries. For       Manufacturing Technician
example, graduates may be employed at the entry level       Assistant Designer
in surface design, textiles, apparel, and accessories.      Sales Representative
                                                            Assistant Pattern Maker
Fashion Design provides a foundation of knowledge and       Sample Cutter
skills together with performance standards of the current   Product Development Assistant
industry practices and applications found in the apparel    Sample Maker
and textile industry. Students engage in both conceptual    Merchandise Manager
and applied coursework, as well as hands-on                 Colorist
technological applications.                                 Digitizer
                                                            Sourcing Specialist
                                                            Design Technician
                                                            Marker Maker
                                                            Merchandiser/Retail
                                                            Surface Design Textiles
                                                            Assistant Piece-Goods Buyer
                                                            Fabric Librarian
                                                            Catalog Developer
                                                            Cutter




                                                                                                                              0013
fashion design



bachelor of science
(192 credits; 36 months if student takes 16 credits per quarter)
*Note: Courses with GE prefix are General Education courses.


Course Code          Course Title                                  Qtr. Credits   Course Code          Course Title                                  Qtr. Credits
FD100                Fundamentals of Construction                        3        GD101                Drawing and Perspective                             3
FD110                Intermediate Construction                           3        GD102                Fundamentals of Design                              3
FD120                Advanced Construction                               3        GD104                Color Theory                                        3
FD125                Fundamentals of Patternmaking                       3        GD114                Digital Imaging                                     3
FD210                Advanced Fashion Illustration                       3
FD220                Technical Drawing                                   3        GE110                English Composition                                 4
FD225                Intermediate Patternmaking                          3        GE115                Critical Thinking                                   4
FD230                Draping                                             3        GE120                College Mathematics                                 4
FD237                Computer Patternmaking                              3        GE130                Art History                                         4
FD238                Computer Production Systems                         3        GE140                Speech and Communication                            4
FD231                Surface Design                                      3        GE150                Natural Science -                                   4
FD235                Specialized Patternmaking                           3        GE160                Psychology                                          4
FD260                Fit Analysis                                        3        GE200                Sociology                                           4
FD280                Advanced Concept Development                        3        GE201                Historical and Political Issues                     4
FD300                Production Processes                                3        GE220                World Civilization                                  4
FD301                Advanced Sewing Techniques                          3        GE250                Anthropology                                        4
FD321                Design Studio: Menswear                             3        GE260                Research and Technical Writing                      4
FD331                Applied Textiles                                    3
FD332                Design Studio: Women’s Wear                         3        MS100                Computer Applications                               3
FD341                Digital Textile Design                              3        RS200                Career Development                                  3
FD350                Portfolio Preparation                               3
FD420                Senior Collection Concept                           3        ***                  Elective I                                          3
FD421                Fashion Entrepreneurship                            3        ***                  Elective II                                         3
FD440                Senior Collection Technical                         3        ***                  Elective III                                        3
FD450                Portfolio Presentation                              3
FD460                Senior Collection Production                        3        *** Electives may be taken from any program elective options with Academic Department Director
FD499                Internship                                          3        approval. Each student must meet any required prerequisites for the elected course.


FS101                Survey of the Fashion Industry                     3         SUGGESTED          ELECTIVE OPTIONS
FS105                Early History of Fashion                           3         FM260               Consumer Behavior                                    3
FS110                Fashion Illustration                               3         FRM112              Introduction to Retailing                            3
FS131                Textile Fundamentals                               3         FRM237              Current Designers                                    3
FS201                Trends and Forecasting                             3         GD111               Life Drawing                                         3
FS205                Modern History of Fashion                          3         IMD121              Web Scripting                                        3
FS240                Concept Development                                3         RS121               Fundamentals of Marketing                            3
FS280                Technical Design                                   3         RS131               Fundamentals of Advertising                          3
FS290                Research and Sourcing Fundamentals                 3         RS221               Introduction to Accounting Principles                3
FS300                Event and Fashion Show Production                  3
FS320                Product Development                                3
FS420                Applied Product Development                        3
                                                                                             The Art Institute of Indianapolis




fashion & retail management
The mission of the Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion     Graduates of this program are prepared to seek
& Retail Management program is to prepare students to        entry-level employment as:
begin careers in store and mall management, event
promotion, sales, product and sales development, and         Assistant Retail Store Manager
small business ownership.                                    Department Retail Sales Manager
                                                             Professional Visual Merchandiser
The Bachelor’s degree in Fashion & Retail Management         Marketing Assistant
program is a twelve-quarter program that will offer          Buyer/Assistant Buyer
experience across disciplines in business, fashion, and      Merchandiser/Assistant Merchandiser
design, covering both soft and hard lines. This cross-       Merchandise Displayer
functional focus will allow students to expand beyond        Window Trimmer
traditional fashion design positions and choose among        Fashion Coordinator
options in manufacturing, design, and retailing. The         Creative Director
content of the curriculum includes fashion industry trends   Event Promotion
and manufacturing, general business, management,             Product and Sales Development
operations and compliance, retailing, marketing,
advertising, and design. Students will learn how to
effectively bridge the gap between designers and the
retail market. They will be required to both identify and
anticipate fashion trends, as well as to develop the
decision-making skills needed to insure that the preferred
consumer goods are in stock at the appropriate time.




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fashion & retail management



bachelor of science
(192 credits; 36 months if student takes 16 credits per quarter)
*Note: Courses with GE prefix are General Education courses.


Course Code          Course Title                       Qtr. Credits   Course Code          Course Title                                  Qtr. Credits
FRM112               Introduction to Retailing                3        GE110                English Composition                                 4
FRM131               Elements of Retail                                GE115                Critical Thinking                                   4
                     Operations and Technology                3        GE120                College Mathematics                                 4
FRM220               Retail Math                              3        GE130                Art History                                         4
FRM221               Public Relations and Promotion           3        GE140                Speech and Communication                            4
FRM225               Brand Strategy                           3        GE150                Natural Science                                     4
FRM231               Visual Merchandising                     3        GE160                Psychology                                          4
FRM232               Sales and Event Promotion                3        GE200                Sociology                                           4
FRM237               Current Designers                        3        GE201                Historical and Political Issues                     4
FM260                Consumer Behavior                        3        GE220                World Civilization                                  4
FRM320               Media Planning and Buying                3        GE250                Anthropology                                        4
FRM321               Store Planning and Lease Management 3             GE260                Research and Technical Writing                      4
FRM323               International Marketing and Buying       3
FRM325               Brand Marketing                          3        IMD121               Web Scripting                                       3
FRM331               Retail Buying                            3        IMD323               Web Marketing                                       3
FRM334               Professional Selling                     3        MS100                Computer Applications                               3
FRM350               Portfolio Preparation                    3
FM401                Fashion Business Planning                3        RS111                Business Law                                        3
FM402                Advanced Fashion Business Planning       3        RS121                Fundamentals of Marketing                           3
FM450                Portfolio Presentation                   3        RS131                Fundamentals of Advertising                         3
FM499                Internship                               3        RS200                Career Development                                  3
                                                                       RS221                Introduction to Accounting Principles               3
FS101                Survey of Fashion Industry                    3   RS321                Principles of Marketing Research                    3
FS105                Early History of Fashion                      3   RS341                Human Resource Management                           3
FS110                Fashion Illustration                          3
FS131                Textile Fundamentals                          3   ***                  Course Elective I                                   3
FS201                Trends and Forecasting                        3   ***                  Course Elective II                                  3
FS205                Modern History of Fashion                     3
FS240                Concept Development                           3   *** Electives may be taken from any program elective options with Academic Department Director
FS280                Technical Design                              3   approval. Each student must meet any required prerequisites for the elected course.
FS290                Research and Sourcing Fundamentals            3
FS300                Event and Fashion Show Production             3   SUGGESTED          ELECTIVE OPTIONS
FS320                Product Development                           3   FD100               Fundamentals of Construction                         3
FS420                Applied Product Development                   3   FD110               Intermediate Construction                            3
                                                                       FS210               Advanced Fashion Illustration                        3
GD101                Drawing and Perspective                       3   FD213               Surface Design                                       3
GD102                Fundamentals of Design                        3   GD113               Typography                                           3
GD104                Color Theory                                  3
GD114                Digital Imaging                               3
                                                                                                           The Art Institute of Indianapolis




                                                                                    1                              2
                                                                                        1,2- Fabianna Diaz, Graduate




graphic design
Some of today’s most dynamic industries are based on               skills and techniques of both computer graphics and
graphic design. The fields of advertising, publishing,             traditional design and production tools, such as the
television, and graphic design offer great opportunities for       drawing board and drawing instruments. Advanced
trained visual communicators, especially designers and             training includes the execution of assignments
artists. Advertising agencies require the talents of many          encountered by professionals in the field.
professionals. Art directors work with writers to develop
original concepts. They also supervise a creative process          The Graphic Design programs provide a foundation of
that relies on the expertise of layout artists, production         knowledge and skills together with training in industry-
artists, illustrators, photographers, and printers. In the field   related practices. Students engage in both conceptual and
of publishing, art directors and designers work with editors       applied coursework, as well as in hands-on technological
and journalists to design and produce magazines, books,            applications. The mission of the Graphic Design program
and newspapers.                                                    is to deliver a market-driven curriculum in a learner-
                                                                   centered environment. The curriculum develops a broad
Graphic designers create a vast range of visual                    foundation in advertising design, graphic design and
communications, including corporate identity programs,             illustration, and teaches the production skills that are
consumer package designs, annual reports, exhibit                  needed to pursue careers in design. The goal is to guide
materials, direct mail, brochures, and multimedia                  and enhance a student’s creative and professional
presentations. The television industry now employs                 development by providing the skills and basis for lifelong
hundreds of trained visual artists who use conventional            learning. The objective of the program is to help the
and computer technology to create television                       student attain a fundamental grounding in Graphic Design,
commercials, sophisticated titling, and graphics.                  including an introduction to theory and practice of
                                                                   Print Production, Electronic Publishing Techniques,
The Art Institute of Indianapolis is the first step toward a       Illustration Media for Advertising, and Promotional
career in graphic design. Initially, students develop basic        Campaign and Presentation Authoring. Graduates are
skills in design, illustration, painting, and typography, and      prepared for entry-level employment in the profession
are trained in creative problem solving and the ability to         including positions such as design assistant, production
offer solutions that are successful in the business of             artist, layout artist, assistant art director, designer,
commercial graphics. Emphasis is placed on learning the            broadcast graphic artist, and others.




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graphic design



bachelor of science
(192 credits; 36 months if 16 credits per quarter)
*Note: Courses with GE prefix are General Education courses.


Course Code          Course Title                         Qtr. Credits   Course Code          Course Title                                  Qtr. Credits
DMP131               Introduction to Video                      3        IMD121               Web Scripting                                       3
                                                                         IMD122               Introduction to Authoring                           3
GD101                Drawing and Perspective                   3         MMA122               Introduction to 2-D Animation                       3
GD102                Fundamentals of Design                    3         MMA202               Computer Paint                                      3
GD104                Color Theory                              3         MMA203               Intermediate 2-D Animation                          3
GD111                Life Drawing                              3         MS100                Computer Applications                               3
GD113                Typography                                3         MWD111               Introduction to Multimedia                          3
GD114                Digital Imaging                           3
GD121                Design Layout                             3         RS100                Survey of Media and Design                          3
GD123                Design Concepts                           3         RS111                Business Law                                        3
GD124                Design History                            3         RS121                Fundamentals of Marketing                           3
GD201                Illustration                              3         RS200                Career Development                                  3
GD202                Electronic Design                         3         RS251                Project Management                                  3
GD203                3-D Design                                3         RS401                Portfolio Preparation                               3
GD204                Media Design                              3         RS402                Portfolio Presentation                              3
GD211                Digital Illustration                      3         RS499                Internship                                          3
GD214                Corporate Identity                        3
GD221                Print Production                          3         ***                  Elective I                                          3
GD222                Corporate Communications                  3         ***                  Elective II                                         3
GD225                Photography Techniques                    3         ***                  Elective III                                        3
GD233                Advanced Typography                       3
GD301                Professional Practice                     3         *** Electives may be taken from any program elective options with Academic Department Director

GD302                Design Production Team Layout             3         approval. Each student must meet any required prerequisites for the elected course.

GD311                Advertising Design                        3
GD312                Painting                                  3         SUGGESTED          ELECTIVE OPTIONS
GD313                Publication Design                        3         IMD201              Web Authoring                                        3
GD321                Package Design                            3         IMD230              Concepts in Motion Design                            3
GD401                Advanced Illustration                     3         IMD323              Web Marketing                                        3
GD402                Art Direction                             3
GD411                Advanced Digital Imaging                  3
GD412                Advanced Design                           3

GE110                English Composition                       4
GE115                Critical Thinking                         4
GE120                College Mathematics                       4
GE130                Art History                               4
GE140                Speech and Communication                  4
GE150                Natural Science                           4
GE160                Psychology                                4
GE200                Sociology                                 4
GE201                Historical and Political Issues           4
GE220                World Civilization                        4
GE250                Anthropology                              4
GE260                Research and Technical Writing            4
graphic design                                                                                                     The Art Institute of Indianapolis



associate of science
(112 credits; 21 months if 16 credits per quarter)
*Note: Courses with GE prefix are General Education courses.


Course Code          Course Title                         Qtr. Credits   Course Code   Course Title                          Qtr. Credits
DMP131               Introduction to Video                      3        GE110         English Composition                         4
                                                                         GE115         Critical Thinking                           4
GD101                Drawing and Perspective                   3         GE120         College Mathematics                         4
GD102                Fundamentals of Design                    3         GE130         Art History                                 4
GD104                Color Theory                              3         GE140         Speech and Communication                    4
GD111                Life Drawing                              3         GE160         Psychology                                  4
GD113                Typography                                3         GE201         Historical and Political Issues             4
GD114                Digital Imaging                           3
GD121                Design Layout                             3         MS100         Computer Applications                      3
GD123                Design Concepts                           3
GD124                Design History                            3         RS100         Survey of Media and Design                 3
                                                                         RS111         Business Law                               3
GD201                Illustration                              3         RS121         Fundamentals of Marketing                  3
GD202                Electronic Design                         3         RS200         Career Development                         3
GD203                3-D Design                                3         RS201         Portfolio Preparation                      3
GD204                Media Design                              3         RS202         Portfolio Presentation                     3
GD211                Digital Illustration                      3
GD214                Corporate Identity                        3
GD221                Print Production                          3
GD222                Corporate Communications                  3
GD225                Photography Techniques                    3
GD301                Professional Practice                     3
GD302                Design Production Team Layout             3




                                                                                                                                             0019
                                                               1                               2
                                                                   1- Jennifer Eskew, Graduate
                                                                   2- Pia Tuulia Cabble, Graduate



interior design
The bachelor’s degree program utilizes industry-related
technology, affording the student the opportunity to get a
foundation in design skills. These skills prepare students
for entry-level positions as interior designers or assistant
designers with the prospect of work for registered interior
designers, residential designers, architects, contractors,
or their own interior design business. Upon successful
completion, the student will be awarded a Bachelor of
Science degree in Interior Design.
interior design                                                                                                                 The Art Institute of Indianapolis



bachelor of science
(192 credits; 36 months if 16 credits per quarter)
*Note: Courses with GE prefix are General Education courses.


Course Code          Course Title                          Qtr. Credits   Course Code          Course Title                       Qtr. Credits
GD101                Drawing and Perspective                     3        ID303                Programming/Space Planning
GD102                Fundamentals of Design                      3                             (Commercial)                             3
GD104                Color Theory                                3        ID310                Commercial Design I                      3
GD131                Observational Drawing                       3        ID320                Commercial Design II                     3
                                                                          ID325                Acoustical Design                        3
GE110                English Composition                        4         ID330                Institutional Design                     3
GE115                Critical Thinking                          4         ID360                Environmental and Sustainable Design 3
GE120                College Mathematics                        4         ID412                Advanced Construction Documents          3
GE130                Art History                                4         ID421                Facilities and Project Management        3
GE140                Speech and Communication                   4         ID431                Hospitality Design                       3
GE150                Natural Science                            4         ID440                Graduate Project I                       3
GE160                Psychology                                 4         ID441                Graduate Project II                      3
GE200                Sociology                                  4
GE201                Historical and Political Issues            4         KB201                Bath Design                                         3
GE220                World Civilization                         4         KB202                Kitchen Design                                      3
GE250                Anthropology                               4
GE260                Research and Technical Writing             4         MS100                Computer Applications                                3

ID102                History of Architecture and Furniture I    3         RS200                Career Development                                  3
ID103                History of Architecture and Furniture II   3         RS202                Portfolio Presentation                              3
ID111                Architectural Drafting I                   3         RS299                Internship                                          3
ID112                Color Rendering                            3
ID113                Introduction to Interiors                  3         ***                  Elective I                                          3
ID114                Introduction to Business Practices         3         ***                  Elective II                                         3
ID121                Architectural Drafting II                  3         ***                  Elective III                                        3
ID122                Furniture Styles, Surfaces and
                     Material Resources                         3         *** Electives may be taken from any program elective options with Academic Department Director
ID123                Textile Science                            3         approval. Each student must meet any required prerequisites for the elected course.
ID130                Human Factors                              3
ID133                Codes and Regulations                      3         SUGGESTED          ELECTIVE OPTIONS
ID150                CAD I                                      3         GD113               Typography                                           3
ID202                Space Planning                             3         GD124               Design History                                       3
ID205                Graphic Presentation                       3         GD201               Illustration                                         3
ID212                Residential Design                         3         GD225               Photography Techniques                               3
ID213                Residential Custom Design                  3         ID201               Windows and Window Treatments                        3
ID215                3-D Digital Modeling                       3         ID323               Advanced Architectural and
ID221                Furniture, Cabinet and Product Design      3                             Interior Rendering                                   3
ID223                Building and Interior Systems              3         ID410               Model Home Design                                    3
ID224                Architectural and Interior Modeling        3         ID422               NCIDQ Test Prep                                      3
ID225                Lighting Design                            3         RS121               Fundamentals of Marketing                            3
ID231                Interior Detailing                         3
ID251                CAD II                                     3
ID302                Construction Drawings and
                     Contract Documents                         3




                                                                                                                                                                 0021
                                                                                 1                               2
                                                                                     1- Luis A. Santiago, Graduate
                                                                                     2- David Wilson, Student



media arts & animation
Both network and cable television, major corporations,         and animation. Students learn to use the tools of the
commercial post-production facilities, and film production     computer animation profession, ranging from computer
companies are among the industries that make use               operating systems to 3-D modeling and desktop video
of skills developed by graduates of The Art Institute          production. These tools enhance students’ flexibility and
of Indianapolis.                                               creativity, and enable them to produce individualized digital
                                                               portfolios, which demonstrate their practical and technical
Exciting entry-level opportunities such as animation artist,   abilities to potential employers. The objective of the
special effects artist, broadcast graphics designer, and       program is to help the student attain a fundamental
video post-production artist are at the forefront of an        grounding in Media Arts & Animation, including an
industry that is repackaging information in creative new       introduction to theory and practice of characterization,
ways. Students begin with a substantial foundation in          scriptwriting and storyboarding, sculpture, animation,
drawing, color, design, video production, and computer         and 3-D modeling and computer graphics. Graduates
applications. From this foundation, students develop           will be prepared to enter this fast-paced, high tech,
advanced skills in various aspects of computer graphics        and rewarding field with fully focused, entry-level skills.
media arts & animation                                                                                                                  The Art Institute of Indianapolis



Bachelor of Science
(192 credits; 36 months if student takes 16 credits per quarter)
*Note: Courses with GE prefix are General Education courses.


Course Code          Course Title                                  Qtr. Credits   Course Code          Course Title                       Qtr. Credits
DMP131               Introduction to Video                               3        MMA311               Special Topics for Computer Animation 3
DMP132               Introduction to Audio                               3        MMA313               Advanced Life Drawing                    3
DMP220               Fundamentals of Editing                             3        MMA316               Character Animation                      3
                                                                                  MMA321               Compositing                              3
GAD201               Sculpture                                          3         MMA325               Pre-Production Team                      3
                                                                                  MMA326               Motion Graphics                          3
GD101                Drawing and Perspective                            3         MMA327               Intermediate 3-D Animation               3
GD102                Fundamentals of Design                             3         MMA328               Advanced Lighting and Texturing          3
GD104                Color Theory                                       3         MMA405               3-D Visual Effects                       3
GD111                Life Drawing                                       3         MMA406               Advanced 3-D Animation                   3
GD113                Typography                                         3         MMA411               Traditional Animation Studio             3
GD114                Digital Imaging                                    3         MMA412               Animation Production Team                3
GD131                Observational Drawing                              3         MMA416               Computer Animation Studio                3
GD211                Digital Illustration                               3
GD411                Advanced Digital Imaging                           3         MS100                Computer Applications                                3

GE110                English Composition                                4         RS111                Business Law                                        3
GE115                Critical Thinking                                  4         RS200                Career Development                                  3
GE120                College Mathematics                                4         RS251                Project Management                                  3
GE130                Art History                                        4         RS401                Portfolio Preparation                               3
GE140                Speech and Communication                           4         RS402                Portfolio Presentation                              3
GE150                Natural Science                                    4
GE160                Psychology                                         4         ***                  Elective I                                          3
GE200                Sociology                                          4         ***                  Elective II                                         3
GE201                Historical and Political Issues                    4
GE220                World Civilization                                 4         *** Electives may be taken from any program elective options with Academic Department Director
GE250                Anthropology                                       4         approval. Each student must meet any required prerequisites for the elected course.
GE260                Research and Technical Writing                     4
                                                                                  SUGGESTED          ELECTIVE OPTIONS
IMD230               Concepts in Motion Design                          3         GD201               Illustration                                         3
                                                                                  GD312               Painting                                             3
MMA121               Character and Object Design                        3         GD401               Advanced Illustration                                3
MMA122               Introduction to 2-D Animation                      3         IMD121              Web Scripting                                        3
MMA123               Storyboarding                                      3         IMD201              Web Authoring                                        3
MMA126               Conceptual Storytelling                            3         IMD211              Desktop Video                                        3
MMA201               3-D Modeling                                       3         IMD240              Interactive Motion Graphics                          3
MMA202               Computer Paint                                     3
MMA203               Intermediate 2-D Animation                         3
MMA211               3-D Animation                                      3
MMA212               Camera and Lighting Techniques                     3
MMA301               Hard Surface and Organic Modeling                  3
MMA305               Background Design and Layout                       3
MMA306               Character Modeling                                 3
MMA307               Material and Lighting                              3




                                                                                                                                                                         0023
                                                                                                          1                                    2
                                                                                                              1- Jeff Tanneberger, Student
                                                                                                              2- Karla Davelois, Graduate



residential design
The Residential Design Certificate program provides                        The Residential Design certificate program provides a
students concentrated studies to improve existing skills                   hands-on approach to education that develops students'
or better prepare for career changes and promotion. The                    strengths in the design of three-dimensional space.
program covers the fundamental aspects of residential                      Students will learn the basics of residential design, including
design and enables students to develop and produce                         drafting floor plans and creating a harmonious environment
design using traditional as well as contemporary skills                    through the use of color schemes, fabrics, furniture, lighting
and technology.                                                            effects, cabinetry, bath and kitchen fixtures, and wall and
                                                                           floor treatments. Students are introduced to using
The Art Institute of Indianapolis has designed the certificate             computers and software as design tools.
program for the convenience of working adults who are
interested in a career change or self-enrichment. The                      The Residential Design program courses are fully
program can be completed in 12 months of part-time study,                  transferable to the bachelor’s degree program in
and classes are scheduled during evening hours and, in                     Interior Design for those students who wish to
some cases, on Saturdays.                                                  continue their studies.




CERTIFICATE
(36 credits; 12 months if 3 courses taken per quarter)


Course Code          Course Title                        Qtr. Credits   Course Code          Course Title                                  Qtr. Credits
GD101                Drawing and Perspective                   3        ***                  Elective I                                          3
GD104                Color Theory                              3
                                                                        *** Electives may be taken from any program elective options with Academic Department Director
ID111                Architectural Drafting I                 3         approval. Each student must meet any required prerequisites for the elected course.
ID113                Introduction to Interiors                3
ID123                Textile Science                          3         SUGGESTED          ELECTIVE OPTIONS
ID133                Codes and Regulations                    3         ID112               Color Rendering                                        3
ID150                CAD I                                    3         ID114               Introduction to Business Practices                     3
ID202                Space Planning                           3         ID121               Architectural Drafting II                              3
ID212                Residential Design                       3         ID122               Furniture Styles, Surfaces and
MS100                Computer Applications                    3                             Material Resources                                     3
RS202                Portfolio Presentation                   3         ID221               Furniture, Cabinet and Product Design                  3
                                                                        ID251               CAD II                                                 3
                                                                                                     The Art Institute of Indianapolis




                                                                              1                               2
                                                                                  1- Jorge Reyna, Student
                                                                                  2- Grabriel Gonzalez Cobian, Graduate



web design & interactive media
Web design & interactive media design is a growing          Graduates of the bachelor’s degree program should be
field of integrated electronic communications that is       able to identify the requirements of effective Web and
becoming an essential part of the business, education,      interactive media design, design, solve problems in 2-D
and entertainment industries. The advent of multimedia      and 3-D design, apply interface design principles, identify
has led to the creation of employment opportunities that    how businesses use multimedia design, ascertain audio
require an individual who can combine sound, graphic        requirements for field and studio production, capture and
arts, text, and video or film to improve communications.    compress video, develop and maintain a Web site, write
By working in classrooms and computer labs, students        HTML code, and discriminate between effective and
of this program develop a strong foundation in drawing      ineffective animation sequences. With a bachelor’s degree,
and design, digital image manipulation, multimedia system   graduates will be prepared for entry-level positions such as
design, scriptwriting, sound, video, and animation. In      multimedia producer and Web site designer.
later quarters, students become involved in more
complex coursework in software applications to
integrate text, sound, images, animation, and video
to complete a project.

Students also learn about the structure of electronic
games, information design, interactive authoring,
computers in animation, and video/teleconferencing.
Many faculty members at The Art Institute are industry
professionals committed to helping students combine
their creative abilities with technical skills. Graduates
will be prepared for entry-level employment as interface
designers, graphic artists, digital media producers,
and project coordinators in fields such as law,
medicine, education, corporate communications,
film, and advertising.




                                                                                                                               0025
web design & interactive media



bachelor of science
(192 credits; 36 months if 16 credits per quarter)
*Note: Courses with GE prefix are General Education courses.


Course Code          Course Title                         Qtr. Credits   Course Code          Course Title                         Qtr. Credits
DMP131               Introduction to Video                      3        IMD322               Designing for Dynamic Websites             3
DMP132               Introduction to Audio                      3        IMD323               Web Marketing                              3
                                                                         IMD325               Introduction to User-Centered Design       3
GD101                Drawing & Perspective                     3         IMD335               User-Centered Design: Usability Testing 3
GD102                Fundamentals of Design                    3         IMD345               User-Centered Design:
GD104                Color Theory                              3                              Integrated Information                     3
GD113                Typography                                3         IMD401               E-Learning Design                          3
GD114                Digital Imaging                           3         IMD402               Designing for Server Side Technology       3
GD123                Design Concepts                           3         IMD403               Senior Project Research                    3
GD202                Electronic Design                         3         IMD404               Professional Practice                      3
GD211                Digital Illustration                      3         IMD411               E-Learning Applications                    3
GD214                Corporate Identity                        3         IMD412               Senior Projects Application & Defense 3
GD225                Photography Techniques                    3         IMD420               Portfolio Presentation                     3
GD411                Advanced Digital Imaging                  3
                                                                         MS100                Computer Applications                               3
GE110                English Composition                       4
GE115                Critical Thinking                         4         RS111                Business Law                                        3
GE120                College Mathematics                       4         RS121                Fundamentals of Marketing                           3
GE130                Art History                               4         RS200                Career Development                                  3
GE140                Speech & Communication                    4         RS251                Project Management                                  3
GE150                Natural Science                           4         RS499                Internship                                          3
GE160                Psychology                                4
GE200                Sociology                                 4         VEMG211              Intermediate Visual Effects I                       3
GE201                Historical & Political Issues             4
GE220                World Civilization                        4         ***                  Elective I                                          3
GE250                Anthropology                              4         ***                  Elective II                                         3
GE260                Research & Technical Writing              4
                                                                         *** Electives may be taken from any program elective options with Academic Department Director

IMD121               Web Scripting                             3         approval. Each student must meet any required prerequisites for the elected course

IMD122               Introduction to Authoring                 3
IMD123               Program Logic                             3         SUGGESTED          ELECTIVE OPTIONS
IMD132               Fundamentals of the World Wide Web        3         GD121               Design Layout                                        3
IMD201               Web Authoring                             3         GD124               Design History                                       3
IMD202               Scriptwriting for Interactive Media       3         GD203               3-D Design                                           3
IMD203               Introduction to Scripting Languages       3         GD204               Media Design                                         3
IMD211               Desktop Video                             3         GD222               Corporate Communications                             3
IMD213               Intermediate Scripting Languages          3         GD311               Advertising Design                                   3
IMD223               Advanced Scripting Languages              3
IMD230               Concepts in Motion Design                 3
IMD240               Interactive Motion Graphics               3
IMD250               Interactive Motion Scripting              3
IMD302               Net Broadcasting                          3
                                                                                                           The Art Institute of Indianapolis




admissions                        they relate to the programs         An admissions application          three days of notice
                                  offered by The Art Institute        with completed essay and           of denial. A student must
                                  of Indianapolis,                    Enrollment Agreement must          be accepted before
Admissions                        • To assist the prospective         be completed and signed by         starting class.
Requirements                      student in identifying the          the applicant (and parent or
Applicants must provide proof     appropriate area of study           legal guardian if the applicant    The Art Institute of Indianapolis
of high school graduation or      based upon background,              is under 18 years of age) and      is in compliance with Title VI of
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Educational Development           • To provide information            of Indianapolis with a $50         Title IX of the Educational
(GED) certificate as a            concerning curriculum               application fee. Online            Amendments of 1972, Section
prerequisite for admission.       offerings and support services      applicants must also obtain        504 of the Rehabilitation Act
In lieu of documenting high       available at The Art Institute of   and submit a signed                of 1973, and the Americans
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applicants can provide proof      • To assess whether or not          application to be considered       Institute of Indianapolis does
of attaining an associate’s       the prospective student has a       and to ensure their tuition        not discriminate against its
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equivalent, if achieved outside   program of study.                   days after an application          color, creed, religion, sex,
the United States). An official                                       is submitted.                      sexual orientation, age,
transcript indicating date        Each applicant must create an                                          national origin, disability,
of high school graduation,        original essay of at least 150      After all admissions materials     or any other characteristic
GED achievement including         words stating how an                are received (including official   protected by state, local,
test scores, or date of           education at The Art Institute      transcripts), applicants are       or federal law.
college graduation including      of Indianapolis will help in        evaluated by the Admissions
degree granted, is required       attaining career goals. Official    Committee. The Admissions          Applicants requiring
as proof. An official             transcripts for high school,        Committee is comprised of          additional educational or
transcript bears an official      GED, and/or college must            faculty and staff who are          tuition assistance will be
seal and signature. It must       be provided.                        committed to student               referred to appropriate
be received directly from                                             success. The goals of the          government agencies or
the institution of record, or,    The Art Institute of Indianapolis   admissions process are to          other special educational
if hand-carried, must be in a     assesses the reading, writing,      determine if applicants have       institutions equipped to
sealed envelope. High school      and mathematics skills of           a reasonable chance of             handle such situations. For
seniors who have not yet          entering students to determine      success, based upon past           information, please contact
graduated should submit a         if the student could benefit        academic records, and that         the Director of Admissions.
partial transcript indicating     from additional assistance in       the chosen program of study        The Art Institute of Indianapolis
their expected graduation         mathematics or English in the       is appropriate based upon the      reserves the right to request
date to be considered for         form of transitional studies.       applicant’s stated career          any additional information
early acceptance. Submission      Placement is determined             goals. In some cases, the          deemed necessary to evaluate
of a personal portfolio may be    based on transfer credit, ACT       applicant may be asked to          an applicant’s potential for
required depending on the         or SAT test scores, or the          provide additional information,    academic success.
desired academic curriculum.      ASSET placement exam                or to meet with the Academic
                                  produced by ACT. Applicants         Program Director to assist in      Orientation
Admissions Procedures             who are awarded transfer            the assessment of the              An orientation program is held
All individuals seeking           credit in English and/or            applicant. Applicants still in     for all new students. Parents
admission to The Art Institute    mathematics are exempt              high school may be                 and guests are welcome to
of Indianapolis will be           from placement testing.             conditionally accepted until       attend. Students will be
interviewed in person or          Transitional studies courses        proof of graduation is             advised of the date and time
by phone by an Assistant          are non-credit courses              obtained. Applicants will be       of the orientation.
Director of Admissions.           designed to enhance the             notified in writing of the
The purpose of this interview     student’s opportunity to            Admissions Committee’s
is as follows:                    succeed academically and            decision. Any applicant who is
• To explore the prospective      are generally taken within          denied acceptance may file an
student’s background,             the first year of study.            appeal in writing to the Dean
interests, and career goals as                                        of Academic Affairs within



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Advanced Placement,               limited to, copies of               standing credit may be               Credit for Courses Taken
Transfer, and Proficiency         examination score reports,          awarded after the drop/add           at Other Postsecondary
Credit & Exemption                official copies of final college    period has concluded. In             Institutions
from Coursework                   transcripts from other              addition, the awarding of            Students may be eligible to
Students applying to The Art      postsecondary institutions,         advanced standing credit             receive advanced standing
Institute of Indianapolis may     or portfolios of outside work       does not guarantee students          credit for The Art Institute of
be eligible to receive advanced   and any required supporting         early completion of their            Indianapolis courses based on
standing credit in                documentation must be               programs due to possible             work completed at other
a number of ways: through         submitted to the credit             prerequisite and scheduling          postsecondary institutions. In
participating in College Board    transfer evaluator, via the         restrictions. Specific               general, for a student to
Advanced Placement (AP) or        admissions representative,          requirements for each kind of        receive credit for prior
International Baccalaureate       well in advance of registration     credit are outlined below:           postsecondary coursework,
(IB) courses and writing the      for a student’s first quarter                                            that postsecondary institution
examinations for those            at The Art Institute                Credit for Advanced                  must be accredited by an
courses during their              of Indianapolis.                    Placement (AP) and                   institutional accrediting agency
secondary school careers,                                             International                        recognized by the United
by earning college credit         Once all supporting                 Baccalaureate (IB)                   States Department of
at other accredited               documentation has been              Courses                              Education. In the event that a
postsecondary institutions; by    received by the credit transfer     Students who have                    student has taken distance
completing the requirements       evaluator, decisions on             participated in AP or IB             education courses through
of a transfer agreement           advanced standing credit are        programs during their                another educational service,
established between               normally communicated to the        secondary school careers,            he or she may be eligible to
the postsecondary institution     student through the                 and who have taken the               receive transfer credit if that
they attend before coming to      Registrar's Office via mail.        applicable examinations, are         educational service is currently
The Art Institute of              Those students who believe          eligible for credit for equivalent   accredited by the Distance
Indianapolis; through the         additional advanced standing        courses at The Art Institute of      Education and Training
College-Level Examination         credit may be due to them           Indianapolis. Students must          Council (DETC), or if it has
Program (CLEP); through           should contact the Registrar        earn a score of three or higher      been validated by the
training or other educational     immediately following the initial   on an AP exam, or a score of         American Council on
experience in the military as     notification of award of            four or higher on an IB exam.        Education’s College Credit
measured through DANTES or        advanced standing credit. It is     Official copies of AP or IB          Recommendation Service
DSST examinations; or             strongly suggested that             score reports must be                (CREDIT). In other cases,
as the result of experience       students avoid registering for      submitted to the Admissions          equivalent courses in the
obtained in the workplace or      any course for which they           Office as part of the                major may be transferable
through other means, as           expect to receive advanced          application process. Advanced        from a non-regionally, non-
demonstrated through              standing credit until a final       placement credit will be             ACICS, or non-ACCSCT
portfolios of their work and      response from the credit            recorded on the student’s            accredited institution if that
additional supporting             transfer evaluator has              transcript as “CR” credit.           prior postsecondary institution
documentation. In all cases,      been issued.                        While the credit will count          is accredited by one of the
new students are responsible                                          toward the required number           more specialized accrediting
for informing their Assistant     The Art Institute of Indianapolis   of hours of credit toward            bodies, such as the National
Director of Admissions (ADA)      assumes no responsibility for       the student’s program, no            Association of Schools of Art
and the Student Advisor           classes remaining on                grades will be assigned.             and Design (NASAD) or the
during the application and        students’ schedules after the       This credit will not be              Counsel for Interior Designer
enrollment process of any         drop/add period where               computed in the student’s            Accreditation (CIDA). Every
educational experiences they      transfer or proficiency credit      GPA or CGPA and will not             effort will be made to award
may have had which they feel      has subsequently been               count as credit attempted.           transfer credit to students who
could lead to advanced            awarded, or where exemption                                              have attended an accredited
standing credit at The Art        has been granted. Students                                               postsecondary institution for
Institute of Indianapolis. Any    will be charged for any                                                  equivalent Art Institute courses
documentation supporting the      courses remaining on their                                               as long as they have earned a
award of advanced standing        schedule after that period,                                              grade of “C” or higher. In the
credit, including, but not        even though advanced                                                     event that the course is
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technologically based, it must     transfer agreement will receive     no grades will be assigned.       such experience and submit
also have been taken within        transfer credit based on the        This credit will not be           their portfolios and supporting
the past three years. For          terms of that agreement. The        computed in the student’s         documentation to him or
technology-based coursework        Art Institute of Indianapolis       GPA or CGPA and will not          her. The admissions
older than three years,            does not grant transfer credit      count as credit attempted.        representative will then turn
students who can prove they        for pass/fail or satisfactory/                                        these portfolios over to the
have remained current with         unsatisfactory grades unless a      Credit for Military               credit transfer evaluator,
that technology should             statement appears on the            Training and/or                   who will make sure the
contact Student Affairs well in    official transcript that equates    Experience                        appropriate academic director
advance of first quarter           such notation to a “C” or           Students with prior training      evaluates them. Once a
registration to apply for          higher. In addition, review,        and/or education received         decision on proficiency credit
possible proficiency “PR”          remedial, and transitional          as part of their military         has been made, the credit
credit for those courses.          courses are excluded.               experience may be eligible        transfer evaluator will return
These requirements also            Transcripts will not be             for advanced standing credit      the portfolio to the student’s
apply to courses taken at          reviewed for transfer credit        based on the results of           ADA, who will then inform the
another Art Institute.             until all transcripts for a         DANTES or DSST examination        student of that decision. The
                                   student have been received.         scores, or as recommended in      student may then pick up his
Transfer credit will be recorded                                       the American Council on           or her portfolio from the
on the student’s transcript as     Credit for College Level            Education’s (ACE) Guide           Admissions Office. Work
“TR” credit. While the credit      Examination Program                 to Educational Credit by          experience credit will be
will count toward the required     (CLEP) Tests                        Examination, or in the ACE        recorded on the student’s
number of hours of credit          Students may earn advanced          Guide to the Evaluation of        transcript as “PR” credit. While
toward the student’s program,      standing credit for Art Institute   Educational Experiences in the    the credit will count toward
no grades will be assigned.        courses based on equivalent         Armed Services. Military credit   the required number of hours
This credit will not be            CLEP examinations provided          will be recorded on the           of credit toward the student’s
computed in the student’s          they score in the fiftieth (50th)   student’s transcript as “CR”      program, no grades will be
GPA or CGPA and will not           percentile or higher. CLEP          credit. While the credit will     assigned. This credit will not
count as credit attempted.         examination score reports           count toward the required         be computed in the student’s
Official transcripts from all      should be submitted to the          number of hours of credit         GPA or CGPA and will not
schools previously attended        Admissions Office prior to          toward the student’s program,     count as credit attempted.
must be received prior to          enrollment at The Art Institute.    no grades will be assigned.
completion of the program. In      In some cases, currently            This credit will not be           Limitations on the
the event a student completes      enrolled students just              computed in the student’s         Award of Credit
an associate’s degree at The       beginning a program may be          GPA or CGPA and will not          Students may earn up to
Art Institute of Indianapolis      allowed to take a CLEP exam         count as credit attempted.        25% of the required amount
and then chooses to complete       for credit. Those students                                            of credit toward their Art
a bachelor’s degree at The Art     must meet with the credit           Credit for Workplace              Institute of Indianapolis degree
Institute of Indianapolis in the   transfer evaluator prior to         Experience or Other               as the result of testing or prior
same area of study, credit         registering for any CLEP            Areas of Proficiency              work experience (“PR” or
earned for the associate’s         exam and CLEP scores must           Students who feel they can        “CR” credit).
degree will be brought in for      be received no later than 30        meet the competencies
matching courses and added         days after the student’s start in   required of courses at The        Students may earn up to 50%
to the student’s bachelor’s        a program. More information         Art Institute of Indianapolis     of the required amount of
degree transcript and grades       about the CLEP program may          through other life experiences    credit toward their Art Institute
will be recorded as “TR” credit    be obtained from the credit         or skills they may have           of Indianapolis degree as the
and will not be computed in        transfer evaluator in the           acquired through employment       result of coursework
the student’s bachelor’s           Academic Affairs Office. CLEP       may submit a portfolio            completed at other accredited
degree GPA and CGPA.               credit will be recorded on the      of works they have                postsecondary institutions
Students who have                  student’s transcript as “CR”        completed and supporting          (“TR” credit), or in combination
completed coursework at a          credit. While the credit will       documentation as proof of         with credit received as the
postsecondary institution with     count toward the required           their ability to meet these       result of a transfer agreement
which The Art Institute of         number of hours of credit           competencies. New students        The Art Institute of Indianapolis
Indianapolis has a current         toward the student’s program,       should inform their ADA of        may have with that




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postsecondary institution, as       will need to meet the minimum       • Official credential evaluation   • For all nonimmigrant
well as any testing or prior        English Language Proficiency          of non-American                    applicants residing in the
work experience credit              standard through submission           educational credentials,           United States at the time of
mentioned above (“PR,” “CR,”        of an official minimum score          if applicable.                     application in either F, M,
and “TR” credit combined).          on the written Test of English                                           or J non-immigrant
Students may earn up to 75%         as a Foreign Language               • Proof of English language          classification: written
of the required amount of           (TOEFL) or its TOEFL                  proficiency (see English           confirmation of
credit toward their Art Institute   computer-based equivalent.            language proficiency policy);      nonimmigrant status at
of Indianapolis degree as the       The minimum written TOEFL                                                previous school attended
result of coursework                score required is 480 for           • A completed and signed             before transferring to
completed at another Art            diploma programs OR 500 for           Sponsor’s Statement of             The Art Institute;
Institute (“TR” credit), or in      all associate and bachelor            Financial Support; (This
combination with credit             level degree programs.                statement is not required        • Proof of Health Insurance.
from coursework completed                                                 if the student is self-            Students who do not
at other accredited                 Applicants should contact             sponsored;)                        possess health insurance
postsecondary institutions          the Admissions Office to                                                 upon applying to The Art
(“TR” credit), or received as       determine other examinations        • Official Financial                 Institute must be prepared
the result of a transfer            for which official scores,            Statements. Financial              to purchase health
agreement The Art Institute of      equivalent to TOEFL, are              statements (typically              insurance through an
Indianapolis may have with          acceptable as an alternative          provided by a bank) must           approved provider upon
that postsecondary institution,     to TOEFL.                             verify sufficient funds to         commencement of studies.
as well as any testing or prior                                           cover the cost of the
work experience credit              The above stated English              educational program as well      If an applicant seeking to
mentioned above (“PR,” “CR,”        language proficiency                  as all living expenses;          enroll in valid student
and “TR” credit combined).          requirements are effective                                             nonimmigrant status is
                                    November 1, 2004.                   • A U.S. $50 non-refundable        transferring from a college or
International                                                             application fee and a            university in the United States,
Admissions Policy                   Admissions Requirements               U.S. $100 refundable             the International Student
All international (nonimmigrant)    for Nonimmigrant                      tuition deposit;                 Transfer Clearance Form is
applicants to The Art Institute     Students                                                               also required.
of Indianapolis must meet the       Applicants seeking to enroll in     • A photocopy of the
same admissions standards           valid student nonimmigrant            student’s passport to            If the applicant is accepted,
as all other students               status must submit each of            provide proof of birth date      he/she will be sent additional
(Please refer to Admissions         the following items:                  and citizenship (Students        information regarding the
Requirements for all students                                             outside the United States        student visa application
in The Art Institute’s Catalog).    • A completed and                     who have not yet acquired        process. The Art Institute of
                                      signed Application for              a passport will need to          Indianapolis is authorized
English Language                      Admission Form including            submit a copy of their           under federal law to admit
Proficiency Policy                    required essay;                     birth certificate);              nonimmigrant students.
All applicants to The Art
Institute of Indianapolis whose     • A completed and signed            • For all nonimmigrant             Updated: May 25, 2005
first language is not English         Enrollment Agreement;               applicants residing in the
must demonstrate                                                          United States at the time of
competence in the English           • Original or official copies         application: a photocopy
language. Demonstration that          of all educational                  of the visa page contained
English is an applicant’s “first”     transcripts (high school and,       within the student’s
language can be satisfied if          if applicable, university level     passport as well as a
the applicant submits a               academic records) and               photocopy of the student’s
diploma from secondary                diplomas. These                     I/94 arrival departure
school (or above) in a system         educational transcripts and         record (both sides);
in which English is the official      diplomas must be prepared
language of instruction. If           in English or include a
English is not the applicant’s        complete and official
“first” language, the applicant       English translation;
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financial                           Perkins Loans, and State          first year and up to $1,300      Federal Work Study. The Art
                                    Grants. Most students             the second year. To receive a    Institute of Indianapolis
planning                            complete the FAFSA online         second year grant, the           participates in the Federal
                                    at fafsa.ed.gov.                  student must have a 3.0 GPA      Work-Study program.
                                                                      at the end of the first year.    Students should contact
The Art Institute of                Types of Financial Aid                                             Student Affairs to find out if
Indianapolis provides financial     The Art Institute of              National Science and             they are eligible.
planning for its students. After    Indianapolis participates in      Mathematics Access to
completion of the application       federal, state, and other         Retain Talent (SMART)            Suspension and
forms, a Financial Aid Officer      financial aid programs.           Grants: SMART Grants are         Reinstatement of
(FAO) will review them to           Financial aid is divided into     available to eligible students   Financial Assistance
determine eligibility for           three general categories:         in the third and fourth years    The Art Institute of
financial aid based on federal                                        of certain Bachelors degree      Indianapolis is approved as
guidelines. The FAO will then       Gifts. These are grants,          programs. Students must be       an eligible Title IV funding
work with the student and the       scholarships, and other           receiving a Pell Grant, a US     institution. All students who
student’s family to devise a        benefits that do not have to      Citizen, and have a 3.0 GPA.     receive federal or state-
Student Financial Plan for the      be repaid. Most grants are        If transferring from another     sponsored financial
first academic year (typically 3    based on financial need, as       school, the student must         assistance must maintain
quarters) to help cover             determined by a federal           have a 3.0 in classes for        satisfactory academic
educational expenses, based         formula, and are given by the     which credits are being          progress for financial
on financial aid eligibility and    federal or state governments;     transferred. The admissions      assistance eligibility. Students
family circumstances.               most scholarships are based       office can provide the student   who are suspended from a
                                    on criteria such as grades or     with a list of eligible          program of study or
Students are required to            affiliations or other criteria,   programs. Awards are up to       terminated from The Art
reapply for financial aid (a        and may or may not also           $4,000 per year.                 Institute of Indianapolis are
process known as                    include a financial need                                           ineligible for financial
repackaging) every academic         component; most benefits are      Loans. Loans must be repaid.     assistance until they regain
year through graduation.            based on a combination of         Repayment can usually be         admission and comply with
Students will be requested to       criteria. Some examples of        delayed until several months     satisfactory academic
complete a Free Application         Gift Aid are Federal Pell         after the student leaves         progress requirements.
for Federal Student Financial       Grant, Federal ACG Grant,         school. Some loans, such as
Aid (FAFSA) every February.         Federal SMART Grant,              Federal Stafford Loans, are      Financial
They will be notified by their      Federal SEOG (Supplemental        given to students in their own   Assistance Appeal
FAO when the repackaging            Education Opportunity Grant),     names; some loans, such as       Students who are denied or
process needs to be                 The Art Institute Scholarships,   Federal PLUS Loans, are          suspended from financial
completed. The repackaging          Vocational Rehabilitation,        given to parents of              assistance may file with the
process allows students             veterans benefits, Bureau         dependent students. Some         Student Financial Assistance
to budget for their                 of Indian Affairs, and            loans are based on the           Review Committee of The Art
entire program.                     other scholarships.               student’s financial need;        Institute of Indianapolis an
                                    Academic Competitive Grant        some loans require a credit      appeal under appropriate
The Free Application for            (ACG): The Academic               check; some loans are            federal and state guidelines
Federal Student Aid                 Competitive Grant is available    available regardless of          with the Student Financial
(FAFSA) Form                        to students who are receiving     income. There are alternative    Assistance Review
The FAFSA form is a                 a Pell Grant, are full time in    education loans given by         Committee of The Art
standard document used to           their first or second year of     private lenders to students      Institute of Indianapolis.
determine eligibility for federal   college in a degree program,      that may or may not require a    This committee consists of
and some state aid including        who graduated from High           co-signer. Some examples of      the President, Director of
Federal Pell Grant, Federal         School in 2005 or later, and      loans are: Federal Subsidized    Administrative and Financial
SEOG (Supplemental                  who took a program of study       Stafford Loan, Federal           Services, and Director of
Educational Opportunity             in High School that was           Unsubsidized Stafford Loan,      Student Financial Services.
Grant), Federal Stafford Loan,      considered to be rigorous.        Federal PLUS Loan (Parent        The committee is responsible
Federal Parent Loan for             Each eligible student may         Loan for Undergraduate           for the review of all student
Undergraduate Students              receive 2 years of ACG.           Students), Perkins Loans,        financial aid awards when
(PLUS), Federal Work-Study,         The award is up to $750 the       and Creative Education Loan.



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there is a question regarding      student’s responsibility to      that they may maximize their     Disability Services
a student’s eligibility for        comply with all requests in a    school experience. Services      The Art Institute of
such awards.                       timely fashion if the student    are confidential and are         Indianapolis provides
                                   wishes to continue receiving     offered at no charge             accommodations to qualified
Federal Student                    benefits. Federal aid grants     to students.                     students with disabilities.
Financial Aid                      are awarded on a fiscal year                                      The Counselor who acts
The purpose of federal             basis, beginning July 1 and      Academic Advising                as the Disability Coordinator
student financial aid              ending June 30, so some          Each quarter, students are to    assists qualified students with
programs is to provide             applicants may need to           meet with their Academic         disabilities in acquiring
students with an opportunity       complete the application         Department Director for          reasonable and appropriate
to obtain a college education.     process twice during an          counseling and prerequisite      accommodations and in
Central to the purpose of          academic or calendar year.       advising to discuss academic     supporting their success
financial aid is the belief that                                    planning and progression         at The Art Institute of
students and their families, to    Status Definitions               from the beginning of their      Indianapolis
the extent possible, have the      Full-time: enrolled in 12        respective program through
primary responsibility to pay      credit hours or more in          graduation. Academic             The Art Institute of
for the student’s college          an academic quarter              Department Directors and         Indianapolis is committed to
education. Financial aid is        Three-quarter time: enrolled     Academic Advisors assist         providing qualified students
made available to assist           in 9-11 credit hours in an       students in scheduling and       with a disability an equal
students when family               academic quarter                 maintaining satisfactory         opportunity to access the
resources are not sufficient to    Half time: enrolled in           academic progress.               benefits, rights and privileges
meet college costs. All            6-8 credit hours in an                                            of college services, programs
students are to be treated         academic quarter                 Tutoring Services                and activities in compliance
fairly and equitably by            Less than half time: enrolled    Students should contact their    with The American with
applying policies and              in 1-5 credit hours in an        instructor, Academic Advisor,    Disabilities Act and Section
procedures for determining         academic quarter                 or Academic Department           504 of the Rehabilitation
eligibility consistently. Though   Academic year: three full        Director for more information    Act of 1973.
applicants are encouraged to       quarters and 36-quarter          regarding tutoring. Students
seek financial aid, students       credit hours.                    are encouraged to seek           Students who believe
should not rely solely on                                           out tutoring assistance          they are in need of
these monies to support                                             where needed.                    accommodations should
themselves throughout the                                                                            contact the Couselor who
academic year. Students            student                          Housing Services                 acts as the Disability Services
receiving any form of financial                                     The Art Institute of             Coordinator in the Student
aid are required to meet           services                         Indianapolis offers school-      Affairs office. If you have a
standards for academic                                              sponsored housing. It is an      concern or complaint in this
progress and attendance.                                            excellent way to get             regard, please contact the
Proof of such progress on a        Student Affairs                  acquainted with other Art        Dean of Student Affairs at
periodic basis is verified prior   The Art Institute of             Institute students and           317.613.4831. Complaints
to any disbursements of            Indianapolis provides a wide     become involved in student       will be handled in accordance
financial aid. Failure to make     variety of support services to   activities. A Resident Advisor   with the school’s Student
satisfactory academic              students in order to help        (RA) lives in school-            Grievance Procedure for
progress or meet satisfactory      them complete their              sponsored housing and            Internal Complaints of
attendance requirements may        educational programs and         assists students in              Discrimination and
result in the termination or       reach their career goals.        coordinating activities,         Harassment.
reduction of financial aid.        Every student is encouraged      becoming acquainted with
                                   to take advantage of these       each other and The Art           Supply Store
Though the financial aid           support services.                Institute, and managing          Conveniently located on
staff of The Art Institute of                                       conflict. Apartment              campus, the Supply Store is
Indianapolis is responsible        Counseling Services              information and roommate         your one stop shop for
for accurate distribution,         Professional services are        referrals are available to       textbooks, art materials, AI
explanation, documentation,        available to advise students     students who choose to live      merchandise, and a great
and validation of financial aid    in personal and other            in independent housing. For      spot to grab a coffee
requirements, it is the            nonacademic areas. These         more information on housing      with friends.
                                   services help students deal      options, please contact the
                                   with concerns or problems so     Student Affairs Department.
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Learning Resource                 Employment for current           appropriate job leads. The           education
Center (LRC)                      students and graduates who       student is expected to follow
The Learning Resource             are nonimmigrant aliens          up on all leads accepted and         policies and
Center, located on the            (neither US citizens nor legal   report progress to his or
second floor, enhances The        permanent residents of the       her advisor.                         procedures
Art Institute of Indianapolis’    United States) is severely
career-focused education          limited by US Department         Graduate Employment                  Academic Grading
by acquiring and providing        of Homeland Security             Information                          System
access to contemporary            regulations.                     The Art Institute of                 The grading system
information. The collection                                        Indianapolis maintains               incorporates letter grades
includes books, magazines,        Full-Time Job Search             graduate employment                  and codes that have
non-print resources and           As students approach             information. For specific            the following numeric
electronic databases.             graduation, they will work       graduate employment                  equivalences and definitions:
Internet access, the online       directly with the Director of    data, contact the Dean
catalog and instructional         Career Services or a Career      of Student Affairs/Director          Letter      Equivalent
applications are available        Services Advisor who will        of Career Services.                  Grade       Grade Points
on the Learning Resource          help them focus their job                                             A      =    4.0
Center’s computers.               search. Students are given       Alumni Services                      A-     =    3.7
                                  assistance in portfolio and      and Benefits                         B+     =    3.3
LRC hours are posted              résumé preparation, as well      Graduates of The Art                 B      =    3.0
quarterly. The center has         as practice for interviews and   Institutes are eligible to utilize   B-     =    2.7
been set up to meet               salary negotiations. The Art     career services at any of The        C+     =    2.3
students’ needs for the           Institute of Indianapolis        Art Institutes locations. To         C      =    2.0
programs taught. It is            develops and maintains           register for services at a           C-     =    1.7
constantly updated and            employer contacts through        school different from that           D+     =    1.3
supplemented with new             participation at industry        attended, students should            D      =    1.0
acquisitions. Instructors are     events, networking,              contact the Career Services          F      =    0.0
encouraged to look for            promotional materials,           Department at the school
upcoming books and to             recruiting events, on-campus     from which they graduated.           Letter      Corresponding
advise administration of any      job fairs, and telemarketing.    The Art Institutes system            Grade       Percentage
books that may prove useful       The Art Institute of             encourages alumni                    A      =    100-93
to their students. Students       Indianapolis holds Portfolio     to maintain contact with their       A-     =    92-90
also have access to the           Review Days to promote           schools through annual               B+     =    89-87
public libraries in the area.     students to prospective          alumni events, gallery               B      =    86-84
                                  employers. Each student’s        showings, exhibitions,               B-     =    83-80
Career Services                   Career Services Advisor          and mailings.                        C+     =    79-77
Employment Assistance             will work directly and in                                             C      =    76-74
The Art Institute of              collaboration with the           The Art Institute of                 C-     =    73-70
Indianapolis has a Career         student to market the            Indianapolis Alumni                  D+     =    69-67
Services Department to assist     student to employers.            Association is a part                D      =    66-60
all students in locating and                                       of The Art Institutes                F      =    59-0
securing part-time, freelance,    Part-Time Job Search             Alumni Association.
and field-related employment      A Career Services Advisor                                             Definitions of
at no additional charge to        will work with eligible                                               Letter Grades
the student. While The Art        students to assist them in                                            A grade of “A” represents
Institute of Indianapolis         securing part-time and/or                                             superior work that goes
provides career assistance        freelance employment while                                            above and beyond the
to eligible students, it cannot   they are in school. Students                                          requirements of the course.
guarantee employment.             who register with the Career                                          “A” work shows creativity
Graduates may consider            Services Department receive                                           and insight.
searching for employment          assistance in completing job
outside the Indianapolis area     applications, preparing                                               A grade of “B” represents
in order to broaden their         résumés and cover letters,                                            good, solid work with clear
employment opportunities.         and interviewing skills.                                              improvement over the
                                  Career advisors will provide                                          duration of the course.
                                  registered students with
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“B” work meets all               nearest tenth percent GPA         tenth if the last digit is 5 or    Academic Grading
course requirements.             and CGPA calculations for         greater. It is rounded down        Definitions
                                 the purpose of determining        to the nearest tenth if the last   Advanced Course Credit:
A grade of “C” represents        academic progress and             digit is less than 5 (e.g., 3.64   Course credit transferred
work that meets course           continued financial               = 3.6, 3.65 = 3.7, 3.66 = 3.7).    from another accredited
requirements, but fails to       aid eligibility.                                                     postsecondary institution is
demonstrate significant                                            Definition of                      assigned a “TR” code.
improvement. “C” work is         Grade Availability                Quarter Credits                    Proficiency credit awarded on
considered average.              Students are empowered            All coursework at The Art          the basis of work experience
                                 to access and print out their     Institute of Indianapolis is       or portfolio examination is
A grade of “D” represents        grades online as soon as the      measured in quarter credits.       assigned a “PR” code. Credit
work that in one or more         grades have been posted by        One quarter credit is awarded      awarded on the basis of
ways fails to meet the           the Registrar.                    for each 10 classroom              exam is assigned a “CR”
requirements of the course,                                        contact hours of lecture, 20       code. Such credit is applied
but meets the basic              Grade Changes                     classroom contact hours of         to the total credits required
competencies required and is     Students are encouraged           laboratory instruction, or 30      for graduation but has no
reasonable enough to pass.       to access their grades in a       contact hours of internship.       letter point value and is not
                                 timely manner. In the event       One classroom contact hour         computed in the grade point
A grade of “F” represents        that a student disputes a         is defined as 50 minutes of        average. All transfer credits
general failure to meet          grade in a class, that dispute    instruction in a 60-minute         must be approved by the
the requirements and             must be resolved no later         period. It is assumed that         Academic Affairs Department.
competencies of the course.      than Thursday of Week 1 of        the student will devote            Incomplete “I”: A student
                                 the quarter immediately           appropriate time to                who, due to medical or other
Additional   Letter Codes        following the quarter in which    preparation and study outside      extenuating causes, could not
CR     =      Credit by Exam     the grade was originally          the classroom. Measurement         complete the required class
I      =      Incomplete         earned unless an extension        in credit hours or the listing     work must document his or
P      =      Pass               has been granted by the           of credits for courses is          her situation and submit
PR     =      Proficiency        Dean of Academic Affairs or       not intended to imply              a written request for an
TR     =      Transfer Credit    the President. No grade           transferability into college       incomplete grade. The
W      =      Withdrawn          changes will be made after        programs at other                  Academic Department
WF     =      Withdraw Failing   that time.                        postsecondary institutions.        Director and Dean of
                                                                                                      Academic Affairs must
Academic Performance             Quarterly Grade Point             Independent Study                  approve the “I” grade and
Measurements                     Average (QGPA)                    With the approval of the           determine the deadline by
Student academic                 The quarterly GPA is              student’s Academic                 which the student must turn
performance is recorded,         computed by dividing the          Department Director and the        in the completed work. All
reported, and monitored by       total grade points earned for     Dean of Academic Affairs, a        incomplete grades must be
the Registrar each quarter.      all courses attempted in the      student may take courses           resolved before the start of
Full load equivalent is 12       quarter by the total credits      described in this catalog as       the student’s next quarter of
credits per quarter.             attempted for that quarter.       independent study, an              study unless an extension
                                                                   arrangement whereby the            has been granted by the
Grade Point Computation          Cumulative Grade Point            student meets in a non-            Dean of Academic Affairs or
The grade point for an           Average (CGPA)                    classroom setting with an          the President. If a student
individual course is computed    The cumulative grade point        assigned instructor at a           does not satisfactorily comply
using the equivalent grade       average is computed by            mutually agreed upon               within the time allotted, the
points shown. The total grade    dividing the total grade points   schedule and thereby fulfills      grade earned will be entered
points for the individual        earned for all courses            the requirements of a specific     to replace the “I.”
course are determined by         attempted at The Art Institute    course. Approval is usually
multiplying the letter grade     of Indianapolis by the total      granted only to students in        Withdrawal “W”: A student
equivalent grade points times    credits attempted. The            their final quarters before        who withdraws from a
the credit hours for the         resulting CGPA is expressed       graduation. No more than           course within the first nine
course. It is the practice       as a whole number and a           10% of the credits required        weeks of the course will be
of The Art Institute of          tenth (i.e., 2.5, 3.2). The       for the degree may be taken        assigned a “W” code for each
Indianapolis to round to the     CGPA is calculated by             by independent study.              course. The “W” code is not
                                 rounding up to the nearest
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used in the computation            requirements, complete the         Undergraduate                       credits or more and meet
of the student’s grade             the program in no more than        Satisfactory Academic               the following criteria may
point average.                     150% of total program              Progress Policy                     receive the corresponding
                                   credits, and satisfy all           Applicable to every student         designation:
A “WF” is assigned when a          financial obligations to The       enrolled in diploma and
student withdraws from the         Art Institute of Indianapolis.     undergraduate degree                Term        Honors
course after the ninth week of     Students should file               programs, the Satisfactory          GPA         Designation
the course. A refund will not      applications for graduation        Academic Progress (SAP)             4.0         President’s
be made for courses from           with the Registrar prior           Policy ensures that students                    Honor Roll
which a student withdraws.         to registering for their           make satisfactory progress          3.7-3.9     Dean’s Honor Roll
                                   final quarter.                     towards successful                  3.5-3.6     Honor Roll
Repeating Courses: Every                                              completion of their academic
course for which a student         Portfolio Requirements             programs. The evaluation            Honor Designation at
received an “F,” “W,” or “WF”      Students graduating with           points and milestones               Graduation – Students who
grade, if required for             an associate’s or bachelor’s       contained in the policy are         achieve a CGPA of 3.5 or
graduation, must be repeated       degree from all departments        meant to identify problems for      better are designated as
and completed with a               must pass a required course        which actions                       Honor Graduates.
passing grade, prior to the        where a portfolio is produced.     of early intervention and/or
final quarter of study, in order   The portfolio must                 remediation can be taken.           Transitional studies classes
to graduate. The original          demonstrate entry-level            Most critical to this policy is a   are not considered when
grade/code and the                 employment competencies            student’s ability to enroll in      evaluating honors
subsequent passing grade(s)        appropriate to the specific        and complete courses on a           designations.
will remain on the record          program. Faculty committees        consistent manner. This
for reference purposes.            evaluate portfolios. In            ability is measured in two          Milestones and
However, when a course is          addition, the portfolio must       ways: cumulative grade-             Evaluation Points for
successfully repeated, only        be presented during a              point-average (CGPA); and           Satisfactory Academic
the passing grade (not the         Portfolio Review. Portfolio        incremental completion rate         Progress
original grade) will be            requirements and                   (ICR). Failure to complete          Certificate Programs:
computed in the quality point      competency standards for           courses successfully for any        1. At the end of first quarter,
average (tuition is charged for    each program are available         reason may negatively affect           students must achieve a
repeated courses). When a          from the Academic Affairs          academic progress. Failing             CGPA of 1.0 and an ICR of
final course grade has been        Department or appropriate          courses or withdrawing from            33.33%. Anything below
established and recorded in        Academic Department                courses could result in the            these milestones will result
the student’s record, the          Director. The portfolio            loss of financial aid. In order        in probation.
grade may not be changed           requirements and program           for a student to graduate, the      2. At the end of second
without approval of the            competencies are reviewed          minimum requirements are a             quarter, students must
Academic Department                periodically to ensure industry    CGPA of 2.0, and completion            attain a CGPA of 1.0
Director and the Dean of           currency. The Art Institute of     of the program in no more              and an ICR of 33.33%.
Academic Affairs.                  Indianapolis reserves the right    than 150% of total                     Anything below these
                                   to alter or modify the portfolio   program credits.                       milestones will result
Graduation Requirements            requirements at any time it is                                            in dismissal.
To receive a certificate,          deemed in the best interest        Criteria for Honors                 3. At the end of second
associate's degree, or             of graduating students to          Designation                            quarter, students with a
bachelor's degree, the             enhance their career               To promote academic                    CGPA under 1.5, but at
student must complete the          employment potential.              excellence and to recognize            least 1.0 and/or an ICR
amount of credit hours                                                exemplary academic                     below 50%, but at least
required by his or her             Portfolio Review                   achievement, the following             33.33% will be placed
respective program. For each       Portfolio review is a              honors designations                    on probation.
program, the student must          celebration of the work and        will be issued on a term basis      4. At the end of fourth quarter,
achieve a cumulative GPA           accomplishments of the             and upon graduation:                   and every quarter
of 2.0 or higher. Also, the        graduating class. It also                                                 thereafter, students must
student must receive a             serves to showcase student         Term Honors Designation (at            attain a CGPA of 2.0
passing grade or credit for        work to prospective                the completion of a quarter or         and an ICR of 66.67%.
all required coursework,           employers, the community,          semester) – Students who               Anything below these
meet portfolio or other            family, and friends.               enroll for and complete 12             milestones will result
                                                                                                             in dismissal.
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5. Students may not attempt       graduation nor do they count      Outside employment is              scheduled course due to
   more than 150% of the          in the CGPA; however, they        not to be scheduled                nonattendance.
   credits in their programs;     do count in determining the       during class hours.            •   Make-up work during the
   anything in excess of 150%     maximum time frame and the      • The Art Institute of               quarter is at the discretion
   of the credits will result     incremental completion rate.      Indianapolis reserves              of the instructor. While a
   in dismissal.                  Transitional studies courses      the right to schedule or           doctor's note will not
                                  may be individually attempted     reschedule classes at any          excuse a student from
Degree Programs:                  no more than three times.         time necessary to                  being marked “Absent,”
1. At the end of second           Failing or withdrawing from a     accommodate classroom              such a note, at the
   quarter, students must         transitional studies course       and facility usage needs.          discretion of the instructor,
   achieve a CGPA of 1.0          three times will result           There are no excused               could allow the student to
   and an ICR of 33.33%.          in dismissal.                     absences.                          submit late work for the
   Anything below these                                                                                class session missed
   milestones will result         SAP Dismissals                  • There are no excused               without being assessed
   in probation.                  The process to appeal             absences. Attendance               a late penalty.
2. At the end of third quarter,   requires the student to           is simply a recording of       •   Instructors will take
   students must attain a         request the opportunity to        physical presence in a             attendance at least once
   CGPA of 1.0 and an ICR of      appeal a dismissal in writing     course. If a student is            during the class period.
   33.33%. Anything below         to the Dean of Academic           present, he or she will be     •   Absences are recorded
   these milestones will result   Affairs; the reason for the       recorded as “Present.”             from the first day of the
   in dismissal.                  appeal must be the result of      If a student is not present,       quarter regardless of the
3. At the end of third quarter,   mitigating circumstances;         he or she will be recorded         reason for absence.
   students with a CGPA           and documentation                 as “Absent.”                   •   A student who exceeds
   under 1.5, but at least 1.0    supporting a claim of           • Make-up time outside of            3 absences in a course
   and/or an ICR below 50%,       mitigating circumstances          class will not subtract from       which is scheduled to meet
   but at least 33.33% will be    must be provided.                 time missed during the             once per week in an eleven
   placed on probation.                                             scheduled class period,            week quarter will receive a
4. At the end of sixth quarter,   If a student appeals and is       unless the student attends         “W” for that course. A
   and every second quarter       denied the appeal, he or she      a different section of the         student who exceeds 3
   thereafter, students must      must remain out of school         same course or the class           absences in a course that
   accomplish a CGPA of 2.0       until one year after the          meeting is rescheduled. A          meets once per week after
   and an ICR of 66.67%.          quarter in which the appeal       student must receive               the ninth week of the
   Anything below these           was denied. The student can       permission from his or her         quarter will receive a “WF”
   milestones will result         then request an additional        Academic Department                for that course. The “W” or
   in dismissal.                  appeal for reinstatement, but     Director before attending          “WF” will be recorded
5. Students may not attempt       would have to demonstrate         an alternate section of the        automatically and will be
   more than 150% of the          accomplishments or changes        same course. He or she             included in calculations for
   credits in their programs;     that show a degree of college     must then inform the new           both the QGPA and the
   anything in excess of 150%     readiness that reliably           instructor that he or she is       CGPA. The occurrence of a
   of the credits will result     predict success.                  only attending the class as        holiday decreases the
   in dismissal.                                                    a make-up session, and             number of hours a course
                                  Attendance Policy                 needs to sign the sign-in          is scheduled to meet in
Transitional Studies              • The Art Institute of            sheet indicating presence          a quarter.
Transitional Studies Courses        Indianapolis is required        in this course. If a student   •   If a student misses more
are based on the results of         by federal and state            wishes to permanently              than the allowed class
the academic placement test.        accreditation regulations       switch to this alternate           sessions for each of his or
Like any course, students           to maintain and enforce         section, he or she must            her individual courses, the
must successfully complete          an attendance policy.           fill out the appropriate           student will be terminated
such courses in order to          • A student is expected           paperwork in the                   from his or her respective
progress in the program.            to attend all classes on        Registrar's office                 program. A student who is
Transitional studies course         time as scheduled, and to       immediately. Failure to do         terminated from The Art
credits do not count towards        remain in the classes           so could result in being           Institute of Indianapolis for
the total number of credits for     for the full duration.          dropped from the originally        attendance reasons must
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  apply for readmission, and,       point of his or her enrollment.   The Art Institute of Las Vegas.     Institute of Indianapolis may
  if readmitted, may have to        Courses that apply to the         The Accrediting Commission          be transferable into the other
  pay the tuition in effect at      second major will be              of Career Schools and               school’s program.
  the time of readmission.          recorded as earned credit         Colleges of Technology is
• Any student who is                and will affect the student’s     listed by the U.S. Department       If a student is considering
  terminated from his or her        CGPA. For ICR purposes            of Education as a nationally        transferring to either another
  respective program may            earned credit applied to the      recognized accrediting              one of The Art Institutes or an
  appeal in writing to the          new program will reduce the       agency. However, the fact           unaffiliated school, it is the
  Dean of Academic Affairs          total number of credits that      that a school is licensed and       student’s responsibility to
  to be considered for              must be attempted within the      accredited is not necessarily       determine whether that
  reinstatement of that             program. Therefore, the           an indication that credits          school will accept The Art
  quarter due to mitigating         maximum allowable credits is      earned at that school will be       Institute credits. Students are
  circumstances.                    one and one-half times the        accepted by another school.         encouraged to make this
• If a student would like to        number of credits remaining       In the U. S. higher education       determination as early as
  dispute attendance, he or         to complete for graduation.       system, transferability of          possible. The Art Institute of
  she must first begin with         Students who change               credit is determined by the         Indianapolis does not imply,
  the instructor of the course      programs must sign a new          receiving institution taking into   promise, or guarantee
  in question. The instructor       program Enrollment                account such factors as             transferability of its credits to
  will then review the sign-in      Agreement, which must be          course content, grades,             any other institution.
  sheets for the student, and       filed in the student's            accreditation, and licensing.
  if appropriate, can meet          academic file. Students must      The mission of The Art              Student Instructor Ratio
  with the Registrar to have        also complete a change of         Institute of Indianapolis is to     The normal student to
  the student reinstated to         major request form, found in      help students prepare for           instructor ratio is 20 to 1. The
  the course once supporting        the Registrar's Office.           entry-level employment in           maximum number of students
  documentation has                                                   their chosen fields of study.       in a typical classroom is 45.
  been submitted.                   Transfers                         The value of programs like          The maximum number of
                                    A student must be in good         those offered by The Art            students in a laboratory is 30.
Procedure For Re-Entry              satisfactory academic             Institute of Indianapolis is
Following An Attendance             standing on order to be           their deliberate focus on           Method of Instruction
Termination                         allowed the opportunity of        marketable skills. The credits      Instructional methods at
A student who has been              transferring from one program     earned are not intended as a        The Art Institute of
terminated from The Art             to another or from one school     stepping stone for transfer to      Indianapolis include lecture,
Institute of Indianapolis as a      or campus to another.             another institution. For this       demonstrations, labs, one-
result of violation of the          A student who has been            reason, it is unlikely that the     on-one tutorials, and periodic
attendance policy must apply        terminated and wishes to          academic credits earned at          examinations. Except for
for re-entry in a future quarter.   transfer to another EDMC          The Art Institute of                internships and field trips, all
A student who is accepted           school must appeal his/her        Indianapolis will transfer          instruction is conducted in
for re-entry may re-enter and,      dismissal at the originating      to another school.                  classroom or laboratory
if otherwise eligible, receive      school and receive                                                    settings at the school.
financial aid; however, the         reinstatement prior to            Programs offered by one
student may be placed on            the transfer.                     school within The Art               Class Schedule
probation for that quarter. The                                       Institutes system may be            The length of instruction is 20
student may also be required        Transferability of Credits        similar to but not identical to     hours per week for a full-time
to pay the tuition in effect at     The Art Institute of              programs offered at another         student (16 credits). The Art
the time of reinstatement.          Indianapolis is licensed by       school within the system.           Institute of Indianapolis
                                    the Indiana Commission on         This is due to differences          reserves the right to modify
Change of Program                   Postsecondary Education to        imposed by state law, use of        the school calendar,
Students will be allowed one        confer certificates and           different instructional models,     curriculum, and class
change of program. Changing         associate’s and bachelor’s        and local employer needs.           schedules as it deems
from an associate’s program         degrees. The Art Institute of     Therefore, if a student             necessary to ensure that
to a bachelor’s program in          Indianapolis is accredited by     decides to transfer to another      student and institutional goals
the same major is not               the Accrediting Commission        school within The Art               are met. When size and
considered a change of              of Career Schools and             Institutes system, not all of       curriculum permit, classes
major. A student may change         Colleges of Technology            the credits earned at The Art       may be combined to
his or her program at any           (ACCSCT) as a branch of                                               contribute to the level of


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interaction among students.        period, a student is charged       family                             Certain limitations exist on a
Therefore, certain class           for all classes for which he                                          student's right to inspect and
schedules may vary. The Art        or she is registered. The          educational                        review their own education
Institute of Indianapolis          add/drop period is indicated                                          records. Those limitations
makes no guarantee that all        on the school calendar and is      rights and                         include, for example, the
classes required for               generally the first day of the                                        following: (i) financial
graduation will be offered in      quarter through the first day      privacy act                        information submitted by
the same time period               of Week Two of the quarter.                                           parents; (ii) confidential
(morning, afternoon,                                                                                     letters and recommendations
or evening).                       Online Courses                     The Family Educational Rights      placed in their files prior to
                                   Students have the option of        and Privacy Act of 1974, as        January 1, 1975; (iii)
Quarterly Student                  taking selected courses in an      amended ("FERPA") sets out         confidential letters and
Registration Procedures            online format. Online courses      requirements designed to           recommendations placed in
The continuing enrollment          are offered by The Art             afford students certain rights     their files after January 1,
registration for in-school         Institute Online, a division of    with respect to their              1975 to which the student
students begins during the         The Art Institute of Pittsburgh,   education records. In              has waived his or her right to
seventh week of each               through a consortium               addition, it puts limits on what   inspect and review and that
academic quarter.                  agreement with The Art             information The Art Institute      are related to the student's
Appropriate notices regarding      Institute of Indianapolis. There   of Indianapolis may disclose       admission, application for
the registration period are        is an additional fee of $100       to third parties without           employment or job
posted in advance. Students        per course if this option is       receiving prior written consent    placement, or receipt of
who register late may be           selected. Any student who          from the student.                  honors. In addition, the term
subject to schedule delays         has questions about online                                            "education record" does not
and course selection on a          courses or wishes to register      I. Procedure to Inspect            include certain types of
space available basis.             for online courses must            Education Records                  records such as, by way of
Students are empowered to          contact the Online Advocate                                           example, records of
consult with their ADAs            in the Student Affairs Office.     Students have the right under      instructional, supervisory,
and/or Academic Advisors           Online courses may not be          FERPA to inspect and review        administrative, and certain
before registering themselves      taken during the second            their education records. A         educational personnel that
online through the                 session of the student’s final     student who wishes to              are in the sole possession of
Student Portal.                    quarter if the student wishes      inspect and review his/her         the maker thereof, and are
                                   to participate in graduation       records should submit a            not accessible or revealed to
Course Cut-Off Date                ceremonies. Students who           written request to the             any other individual except a
All students must be cleared       begin their studies at The Art     Registrar. The request should      substitute.
to sit in class by the first day   Institute of Indianapolis by       identify as precisely as
of the second week of              taking only online courses         possible the records the           When a record contains
classes in the quarter. If the     must sit in an on ground           student wishes to inspect. If      personally identifiable
student is not cleared for         class no later than the end of     the requested records are          information about more than
class prior to the course          Week 1 of their second             subject to inspection and          one student, the student may
cut-off date, the student          quarter or they will be            review by the student,             inspect and review only the
will not be allowed to start       terminated from The Art            arrangements for access will       information that relates to
the quarter.                       Institute of Indianapolis.         be made within a reasonable        him/her personally.
                                                                      period of time but in no case
Add/Drop Period                                                       more than 45 days after the        II. Disclosure of
Any course that is added or                                           request was made, and the          Educational Records
dropped from the student’s                                            student will be notified of the    The Art Institute of
schedule must be processed                                            time and place where the           Indianapolis generally will not
by the Registrar’s Office prior                                       records may be inspected.          permit disclosure of
to the end of the designated                                          The school may require the         personally identifiable
add/drop period. Students                                             presence of a school official      information from the records
dropping a course during the                                          during the inspection and          of a student without prior
add/drop period are not                                               review of a student's records.     written consent of the
charged for the course. After                                                                            student. Personally
the end of the add/drop                                                                                  identifiable information is
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disclosed (some items are              educational authorities in        crime of violence or non-           loans in default, veteran’s
mandatory, some                        connection with state or          forcible sexual offense,            status, students no longer
discretionary) from the                federally supported               and with respect to the             enrolled. Students who
records of a student without           educational programs.             allegation made against             opt out of the directory
that student's prior written        3. In connection with the            him or her, the student has         also opt out of student
consent to the following               student's request for, or         committed a violation of            recruiting information.
individuals or institutions or in      receipt of, financial aid         the institution’s rules or
the following circumstances:           necessary to determine            policies. (The school, in        III. Record of Requests
1. To The Art Institute of             the eligibility, amounts or       such instances, may only         for Disclosure
   Indianapolis officials who          conditions of financial aid,      disclose the name of the         Except with respect to those
   have been determined                or to enforce the terms           perpetrator not the name         requests made by the
   by the school to have               and conditions of the aid.        of any other student,            student themselves, those
   legitimate educational           4. To organizations                  including a victim or            disclosures made with the
   interests in the records. A         conducting certain                witness without the prior        written consent of the
   school official is                  studies for or on                 written consent of the           student, or to requests by
a. a person employed by the            behalf of the school.             other student(s)).               or disclosures to The Art
   school or its corporate          5. To accrediting                 12.To a parent regarding the        Institute of Indianapolis
   parent in an administrative,        commissions or state              student’s violation of any       officials with legitimate
   supervisory, academic or            licensing or regulatory           federal, state, or local law     educational interests and
   research, or support staff          bodies to carry out               or of any rules or policy of     disclosures of directory
   position. This includes,            their functions.                  the school governing the         information (or other
   but is not limited to human      6. To parents of a dependent         use or possession of             exceptions described in the
   resources and accounting            student, as defined in            alcohol or a controlled          applicable regulations), The
   staff for purposes of the           Section 152 of the Internal       substance if the school          Art Institute of Indianapolis
   tuition reimbursement               Revenue Code.                     determines that the              will maintain a record
   plan; or                         7. To comply with a                  student has committed a          indicating the parties who
b. a person employed by                judicial order or lawfully        disciplinary violation with      have requested or obtained
   or under contract to the            issued subpoena.                  respect to that use or           personally identifiable
   school to perform specific       8. To appropriate parties            possession, and the              information from a student's
   tasks, such as an auditor,          in health or safety               student is under 21 at the       education records and the
   consultant, or attorney, a          emergencies.                      time of the disclosure to        legitimate interests those
   person on the Board of           9. To officials of another           the parent.                      parties had in requesting or
   Trustees, or a student              school in which a student      13.Directory information            obtaining the information.
   serving on an official              seeks or intends to enroll.       (see Section IV below).          This record may be inspected
   committee or assisting           10.To an alleged victim of a      14.Student Recruiting               by the student.
   another school official.            crime of violence or a            Information as requested
                                       nonforcible sexual offense,       by the U.S. Military.            IV. Directory Information
   Any school official who             the final results of the          Student recruiting               The Art Institute of
   needs information about             disciplinary proceedings          information includes ONLY:       Indianapolis designates the
   a student in the course of          conducted by the school           name, address, telephone         following information as
   performing instructional,           against the alleged               listing, age or date of birth,   directory information.
   supervisory, advisory, or           perpetrator of that crime         class level, academic            (Directory information is
   administrative duties               or offense with respect           major, place of birth,           personally identifiable
   for The Art Institute               to that crime or offense.         degrees received and             information which may be
   of Indianapolis has a            11.To persons in addition to         most recent educational          disclosed without the
   legitimate educational              the victim of a crime of          institution attended. It         student's consent):
   interest.                           violence or nonforcible           does not include and The         1. Student's name
2. To certain officials of the         sexual offense, the final         Art Institute of Indianapolis    2. Address: Local, email
   United States Department            results of the disciplinary       will not provide: social             and website
   of Education, the                   proceedings described in          security numbers, race,          3. Telephone number (local)
   Comptroller General of the          paragraph 10 above but            ethnicity, nationality, GPA,     4. Date and place of birth
   United States, the Attorney         only if the school has            grades, low performing           5. Program of study
   General of the United               determined that a student         student lists, religious         6. Participation in officially
   States, and state and local         is the perpetrator of a           affiliation, students with           recognized activities



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7. Dates of attendance               request, the student                 and the reasons for             the requirements of FERPA.
8. Degrees and                       should identify the part of          the decision.                   The name and address of the
   certificates awarded              the record they want to          5. If, as a result of the           governmental office that
9. Most recent previously            have changed and specify             hearing, The Art Institute      administers FERPA is:
   attended school                   why they believe it to be            of Indianapolis decides
10.Photograph of the                 inaccurate, misleading,              that the information is         Family Policy
   student, if available             or in violation of his/her           inaccurate, misleading, or      Compliance Office
11.Enrollment status (i.e.,          privacy rights.                      otherwise in violation of       United States Department
   enrolled, continuing, future   2. The Art Institute of                 the privacy rights of the       of Education
   enrolled student, reentry,        Indianapolis may either              student, it will (a) amend      400 Maryland Avenue, S.W.
   leave of absence, etc.)           amend the record or                  the record accordingly;         Washington, DC 20202-4605
12. Student honors and               decide not to amend the              and (b) inform the student
   awards received.                  record. If it decides not to         of the amendment
13.The height and weight of
   athletic team members
                                     amend the record, it will
                                     notify the student of its
                                                                          in writing.
                                                                      6. If, as a result of the
                                                                                                          general
Notice of these categories
                                     decision and advise the
                                     student of the right to a
                                                                          hearing, The Art Institute of
                                                                          Indianapolis decides that
                                                                                                          information
and of the right of an               hearing to challenge the             the information in the
individual in attendance             information believed to be           education record is not         The Art Institute Culture
at The Art Institute of              inaccurate, misleading, or           inaccurate, misleading, or      An impressive faculty of
Indianapolis to request that         in violation of the student's        otherwise in violation of       working professionals
his/her directory information        privacy rights.                      the privacy rights of the       instructs students through a
be kept confidential will be      3. Upon request, The Art                student, it shall inform the    well-designed curriculum. The
given to the student annually.       Institute of Indianapolis will       student of the right to         programs are thoroughly
Students may request                 arrange for a hearing and            place a statement in the        planned to prepare graduates
nondisclosure of student             notify the student                   record commenting on the        for entry-level positions in
directory information by             reasonably in advance of             contested information in        their chosen fields. Curricula
specifying nondisclosure, in         the date, place, and time            the record or stating why       are periodically reviewed to
writing, to the Office of the        of the hearing. The                  he or she disagrees with        ensure they meet the needs
Registrar, The Art Institute of      hearing will be conducted            the decision of the school.     of a changing marketplace.
Indianapolis, 3500 Depauw            by an individual who does        7. If a statement is placed in
Blvd., Indianapolis, IN, 46268.      not have a direct interest           the education records of a      Students come to The Art
Failure to request                   in the outcome of the                student under paragraph         Institutes locations from all
nondisclosure of directory           hearing. That individual             6 above, The Art Institute      over the United States and
information will result in           may be an official of The            of Indianapolis will:           abroad. The student body at
routine disclosure of one or         Art Institute of Indianapolis    (a) maintain the statement          The Art Institute is made up
more of the above-                   The student shall be                 with the contested part         of men and women who have
designated categories of             afforded a forum for the             of the record for as long       either enrolled directly after
personally identifiable              opportunity to present               as the record is                completing high school,
directory information.               evidence relevant to the             maintained; and                 transferred from colleges and
                                     issues raised in the original    (b) disclose the statement          universities, or who have left
V.Correction of                      request to amend the                 whenever it discloses           employment situations to
Educational Records                  student's education                  the portion of the              prepare for new careers.
Students have the right under        records. The student may             record to which the             Although a visit is not a
FERPA to ask to have                 be assisted by other                 statement relates.              condition for submitting the
records corrected which they         people, including                                                    application for admission and
believe are inaccurate,              an attorney.                     VI. Student Right to                Enrollment Agreement,
misleading, or in violation of    4. The Art Institute of             File Complaint                      prospective students are
their privacy rights. The            Indianapolis will prepare a      A student has the right to file     encouraged to visit The Art
following are the procedures         written decision based           a complaint with the United         Institute of Indianapolis.
for the correction of records:       solely on the evidence           States Department of
1. A student must ask the            presented at the hearing.        Education concerning alleged
    Registrar to amend a             The decision will include a      failures by The Art Institute of
    record. As part of the           summary of the evidence,         Indianapolis to comply with
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Student Identification              for loss or damage of student       program. The Art Institute of     Study Trips
(ID) Cards                          property, including artwork or      Indianapolis informs all          The Art Institute of
Students are required to            other media.                        students through the Student      Indianapolis arranges study
retain a photo ID card that is                                          Handbook of the detailed          trips to local cultural and
used for various purposes for       Appropriate Attire                  requirements of the Drug-         commercial sites. These visits
the duration of your program:       Students are requested              Free Schools and                  are an integral part of each
• For using the facilities.         to dress in the manner              Communities Act                   student’s training and offer a
• For registering for classes.      appropriate for their               Amendments of 1989,               chance for valuable exposure
• For use of the Learning           profession while attending          Public Law 101-226, and           to places and events relating
   Resource Center.                 The Art Institute                   what The Art Institute of         to the student’s field of study.
• For checking out training         of Indianapolis.                    Indianapolis requires of all      In addition to local study trips
   equipment.                                                           staff and students. The           to support the curriculum,
• For participation in certain      Smoking Policy                      complete student conduct          out-of-town seminars and
   student activities and           The Art Institute of                policy is published in the        visits are planned in individual
   social events.                   Indianapolis provides a             Student Handbook.                 programs. The costs related
• For presentation to some          smoke-free environment in                                             to optional study trips are not
   retailers, theaters, and         compliance with state,              Student Artwork                   included in regular tuition
   restaurants that offer           federal, and local laws. This       Student artwork is important      or fees.
   special discounts to those       policy is strictly enforced.        to The Art Institutes. It is of
   who hold a student               Smoking is not permitted            great benefit in teaching         Start of Quarter
   ID card.                         anywhere in the building or         other students and in             Considerable time and effort
                                    immediately outside the front       demonstrating the nature          have been spent in designing
Students should not loan            entrance. Smoking is only           and value of the programs.        each of The Art Institute of
their ID card to anyone for         permitted in the outside,           Artwork is used by                Indianapolis’ academic
any reason, as they will be         designated smoking area.            admissions representatives to     programs in order to provide
responsible for its use (loss                                           show prospective students         students with a coherent and
or damage to books and              Student Conduct                     and counselors what The Art       effective preparation for their
equipment). If your card is         Students of The Art Institute       Institute of Indianapolis         careers. Further, faculty
lost, report it, and then have it   of Indianapolis are preparing       students have achieved.           devote much time and energy
replaced. The cost for a            for career employment. An           Student artwork may also be       to preparing and teaching
replacement card is $10.00.         integral part of their career       a basic part of the catalog       their courses, designing
Students who withdraw from          and professional development        and other publications and        appropriate assignments
school are required to turn         is the expectation that they        exhibitions illustrating the      and examinations, and
in ID cards.                        will conduct themselves             programs at The Art Institute     evaluating their students’
                                    during the educational              of Indianapolis. The Art          progress. Excessive absence
Facilities and Equipment            process in the same manner          Institute of Indianapolis         in a course can seriously
The Art Institute of                as will be expected in an           reserves the right to make        threaten a student’s
Indianapolis occupies               employment situation.               use of the artwork of its         academic progress and can
approximately 48,000 square         Students are prohibited from        students, with student            result in the student’s
feet encompassing                   the unlawful manufacture,           permission, for such              administrative withdrawal
classrooms, kitchens,               distribution, possession or         purposes. The Art Institute       from that course. More
studios, offices, a student         use of illicit drugs or alcohol.    of Indianapolis also reserves     importantly, however, every
lounge, and a learning              This prohibition applies while      the right to select artwork       absence represents a risk to
resource center. Equipment          on the property of the school,      that is appropriate to a          the student’s investment,
provided at The Art Institute       in school-sponsored housing         given circumstance and            both financial and intellectual,
of Indianapolis is specific to      facilities, or when participating   may choose not to display         in a course. Faculty are
the program of study. This          in any institutional activity.      work that might be viewed         under no obligation to
includes, but is not limited to,    Students who violate this           as objectionable by               offer extraordinary
projectors, editing decks,          policy will be subject to           some audiences.                   assistance to students
camcorders, PC and                  disciplinary action up to and                                         who are persistently
Macintosh computers,                including expulsion from                                              absent.
printers, and drafting              school. The Art Institute of
tables. The Art Institute of        Indianapolis has established a
Indianapolis is not responsible     drug and alcohol awareness



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To remain enrolled in a             Indiana Commission of             Indianapolis, or any of its            appealed to a different court,
course, a student must              Postsecondary Education           officers, directors, trustees,         however, or if the student’s
be in attendance by the             302 W. Washington Street          employees, or agents) arising          claim exceeds $5,000, The
second class meeting of             Room E201                         out of or relating to this             Art Institute of Indianapolis
that course. A student              Indianapolis, IN 46204-2767       Enrollment Agreement or,               reserves the right to elect
withdrawn for excessive                                               absent such agreement, the             arbitration and, if it does so,
absence in a course will            Schools accredited by the         student’s enrollment or                the student agree that the
receive a grade of “W” or           Accrediting Commission of         attendance at The Art                  matter will be resolved by
“WF” for that course (See           Career Schools and Colleges       Institute of Indianapolis,             binding arbitration pursuant
Grading System) and will be         of Technology must have a         whether such dispute arises            to the terms of this Section.
charged with an unsuccessful        procedure and operational         before, during, or after the           IF EITHER THE STUDENT OR
attempt of the course.              plan for handling student         student’s attendance and               THE ART INSTITUTE OF
Students are advised that           complaints. If a student does     whether the dispute is based           INDIANAPOLIS CHOOSES
withdrawals from courses will       not feel that the school has      on contract, tort, statute, or         ARBITRATION, NEITHER
affect their course completion      adequately addressed a            otherwise, shall be, at the            PARTY WILL HAVE THE
rate (See Standards of              complaint or concern, the         student’s or The Art Institute         RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL,
Satisfactory Progress).             student may consider              of Indianapolis’s election,            TO ENGAGE IN DISCOVERY,
                                    contacting the Accrediting        submitted to and resolved by           EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN
Student Complaint/                  Commission. All complaints        individual binding arbitration         THE APPLICABLE
Grievance Procedures                considered by the                 pursuant to the terms                  ARBITRATION RULES, OR
If a student has a complaint        Commission must be in             described herein. If the               OTHERWISE TO LITIGATE
or concern regarding any            written form, with permission     student decides to initiate            THE DISPUTE OR CLAIM IN
aspect of The Art Institute of      from the complainant(s) for       arbitration, the student may           ANY COURT (OTHER THAN
Indianapolis, the student           the Commission to forward a       select either JAMS or the              IN SMALL CLAIMS OR
should first see his/her            copy of the complaint to the      National Arbitration Forum             SIMILAR COURT, AS SET
Academic Department                 school for a response. The        (“NAF”) to serve as the                FORTH IN THE PRECEDING
Director or the Dean of             complainant(s) will be kept       arbitration administrator              PARAGRAPH, OR IN AN
Student Affairs. If the concern     informed as to the status of      pursuant to its rules of               ACTION TO ENFORCE THE
or complaint is still not           the complaint as well as the      procedure. If The Art Institute        ARBITRATOR’S AWARD).
adequately resolved, the            final resolution by the           of Indianapolis intends to             FURTHER, THE STUDENT
student may prepare a               Commission. Please direct         initiate arbitration, it will notify   WILL NOT HAVE THE RIGHT
detailed written statement          all inquiries to:                 the student in writing by              TO PARTICIPATE AS A
about the complaint or              Accrediting Commission of         regular mail at the student’s          REPRESENTATIVE OR
concern, including all relevant     Career Schools and Colleges       latest address on file with The        MEMBER OF ANY CLASS
issues that would be helpful        of Technology                     Art Institute of Indianapolis,         OF CLAIMANTS PERTAINING
in best presenting this             2101 Wilson Boulevard,            and the student will have 20           TO ANY CLAIM SUBJECT
concern (including the names        Suite 302                         days from the date of the              TO ARBITRATION. THE
and titles of individuals           Arlington, VA 22201               letter to select one of these          ARBITRATOR’S DECISION
involved, if any), and send or      703-247-4212                      organizations as the                   WILL BE FINAL AND
give the statement to the                                             administrator. If the student          BINDING. OTHER RIGHTS
President’s office.                 A copy of the Commission’s        fails to select an administrator       THAT THE STUDENT OR
If the student has exhausted        Complaint Form is available       within that 20-day period,             THE ART INSTITUTE OF
the above procedure and has         at the school and may be          The Art Institute of                   INDIANAPOLIS WOULD
still not received a satisfactory   obtained by contacting the        Indianapolis will select one.          HAVE IN COURT ALSO
response or feels that The Art      Dean of Academic Affairs.         The Art Institute of                   MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE
Institute of Indianapolis has                                         Indianapolis agrees that it will       IN ARBITRATION.
not adequately addressed the        Arbitration of Disputes           not elect to arbitrate any             The arbitrator shall have no
complaint or concern, the           The student and The Art           individual claim of less than          authority to arbitrate claims
student may submit                  Institute of Indianapolis agree   $5,000 that the student                on a class action basis, and
a written complaint to:             that any dispute or claim         brings in small claims court           claims brought by or against
                                    between him/her and The Art       (or in a similar court of limited      the student may not be joined
                                    Institute of Indianapolis (or     jurisdiction subject to                or consolidated with claims
                                    any company affiliated with       expedited procedures). If that         brought by or against any
                                    The Art Institute of              claim is transferred or                other person. Any arbitration
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hearing shall take place in the    The above supersedes any       tuition, fees,                      If Federal Title IV Aid funds
federal judicial district in       inconsistent arbitration                                           have been given to the
which the student resides.         provision published in any     and refund                          student, and if the student
Upon the student’s written         other document.                                                    withdraws during the first 60%
request, The Art Institute of                                     policy                              of the quarter/semester, the
Indianapolis will pay the filing   Curricular or                                                      student may need to return
fees charged by the                Policy Changes                                                     some of those funds. If the
arbitration administrator, up to   The Art Institute of           Because of the many                 student needs to return funds,
a maximum of $3,500 per            Indianapolis strives to        changes that may occur, in          the school will notify the
claim. Each party will bear the    maintain its programs of       both business and education,        student regarding how much
expense of its own attorneys,      excellence by continually      it is impossible to guarantee       is owed, and how it is to
experts, and witnesses,            reviewing the needs and        long-standing tuition and fee       be returned.
regardless of which party          requirements of employers      charges. The Art Institute of
prevails, unless applicable law    and students. In order to      Indianapolis, therefore,            Adjustment of Charges
or this Agreement gives a          accommodate these needs        reserves the right to modify        The institute is entirely self-
right to recover any of those      and requirements, The Art      tuition and other charges           supporting. The admission
fees from the other party. If      Institute of Indianapolis      upon sufficient notice to           of a student into the institute
the arbitrator determines that     reserves the right to make     students and appropriate            affects seat assignment in
any claim or defense is            curricular or policy changes   agencies. It is the                 classes, hiring of faculty,
frivolous or wrongfully            at any time without            responsibility of the               assignment of instructional
intended to oppress the other      further notice.                student to remain                   equipment, and other
party, the arbitrator may                                         apprised of the status              provisions by the
award sanctions in the form        Hours of Operation             of his or her account.              administration that must be
of fees and expenses               and Classes                                                        contracted in advance. For this
reasonably incurred by the         Administrative                 Tuition and Fees                    reason, there will be no refund
other party (including             Business Hours:                A listing of the school’s tuition   of tuition or fees except as
arbitration administration fees,   M-TH 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM        and fees is published in the        indicated below.
arbitrators’ fees, and attorney,   F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM           Addendum identified as a            Refunds will be issued to
expert, and witness fees), to      SA 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM          part of this Catalog.               appropriate parties within 30
the extent such fees and                                                                              days of the date the student
expenses could be imposed          School Hours                   Return of Federal                   officially withdraws, is
under Rule 11 of the Federal       Open for Students:             Title IV Aid                        dismissed, or, in the case of
Rules of Civil Procedure. The      M-F 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM        A percentage of Federal Title       unofficial withdrawal, within 30
Federal Arbitration Act            SA 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM          IV Aid will be returned if the      days of the date the institute
(“FAA”), 9 U.S.C. §§ 1, et                                        student withdraws during the        determines that the student
seq., shall govern this            Class Times:                   first 60% of the quarter. The       has unofficially withdrawn.
arbitration provision. This        M-F 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM        amount returned will be
arbitration provision shall        SA 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM          based on the percentage of          This institution is regulated by
survive the termination of the                                    days remaining in the quarter.      the Indiana Commission on
student’s relationship with                                       The school will determine the       Proprietary Education, 302
The Art Institute of                                              calendar days completed in          West Washington Street,
Indianapolis. If the student                                      the quarter divided by the          Room E201, Indianapolis,
has a question about the                                          total number of calendar days       Indiana 46204-2767,
arbitration administrators                                        in the quarter. If the amount is    317-232-1320, (in-state
mentioned above, the student                                      less than or equal to 60%,          TOLL FREE) 800-227-5695.
can contact them as follows:                                      then that percent of the            The Art Institute of Indianapolis
JAMS, 45 Broadway, 28th                                           Federal Title IV Aid received is    is accredited by the
Floor, New York, NY, 10006,                                       the amount that can be              Accrediting Commission of
www.jamsadr.com,                                                  retained. The difference will be    Career Schools and Colleges
800-352-5267; National                                            returned to the Federal Title IV    of Technology (ACCSCT) as a
Arbitration Forum, P.O. Box                                       Aid program from which funds        branch of The Art Institute of
50191, Minneapolis, MN,                                           were received in this order:        Las Vegas. ACCSCT’s address
55405, www.arb-forum.com,                                         Unsubsidized Stafford Loan.         is 2101 Wilson Boulevard,
800-474-2371.                                                     Subsidized Stafford Loan,           Suite 302, Arlington, VA
                                                                  Perkins Loan, PLUS Loan, Pell       22201, phone: 703.247.4212.
                                                                  Grant, SEOG.
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Refund Policy                          d.If the student has not           4. A student withdrawing from        The school will first calculate
If a student withdraws from            visited The Art Institute of          an instructional program,         how much needs to be
the institution, the date of           Indianapolis prior to                 after attending more than         returned under the Federal
separation is the last date of         enrollment and, upon                  twenty-five percent (25%)         Return Of Title IV Aid policy.
recorded attendance.                   touring the institution or            but equal to or less than fifty   That amount will then be
Charges are assessed by the            attending the regularly               percent (50%) of the              subtracted from the amount
quarter for all students.              scheduled orientation/                duration of the instructional     that was paid for the quarter of
Charges are refunded per               classes, the student                  program, is entitled to a         withdrawal to get the adjusted
quarter throughout the                 withdrew from the program             refund of fifty percent (50%)     amount paid. The school will
academic year in cases of              within three (3) days.                of the cost of the financial      then calculate how much of
withdrawal. Refunds will be         2. A student withdrawing from            obligation, less an               the charges can be retained
issued to appropriate parties          an instructional program,             administrative fee of ten         based on the school policy.
within 30 days of the date the         after starting the instructional      percent (10%) of the total        The amount that can be
student officially withdraws or        program at The Art Institute          tuition, not to exceed one        retained will be subtracted
is dismissed, or, in the case of       of Indianapolis and attending         hundred dollars ($100),           from the adjusted amount
unofficial withdrawal, within 30       one (1) week or less, is              which includes the $50            paid. If there is additional
days of the date the institution       entitled to a refund of ninety        application fee paid at the       money to be refunded from
determines that the student            percent (90%) of the cost of          time of enrollment.               Federal Title IV funds, the
has unofficially withdrawn.            the financial obligation, less                                          refund will be made to the
The Art Institute of Indianapolis      an administrative fee of ten       5. A student withdrawing from        student, or with the student’s
pursues the refund policy              percent (10%) of the total            an instructional program,         written authorization, to
set forth by the Indiana               tuition, not to exceed one            after attending more than         Federal Loans from which
Commission on                          hundred dollars ($100),               fifty percent (50%) but equal     funds were received, in this
Proprietary Education:                 which includes the $50                to or less than sixty percent     order: Unsubsidized Stafford
1. A student is entitled to a          application fee paid at the           (60%) of the duration of the      Loan, Subsidized Stafford
   full refund if one (1) or more      time of enrollment.                   instructional program, is         Loan, Perkins Loan, PLUS
   of the following criteria        3. A student withdrawing from            entitled to a refund of forty     Loan. If there is an additional
   are met:                            an instructional program,             percent (40%) of the cost of      credit balance remaining after
   a. The student cancels the          after attending more than             the financial obligation, less    the Federal refund is made,
   enrollment agreement or             one (1) week but equal to or          an administrative fee of ten      under school policy, refunds
   enrollment application              less than twenty-five percent         percent (10%) of the total        will be made in this order, to
   within six (6) business             (25%) of the duration of the          tuition, not to exceed one        programs from which funds
   days after signing.                 instructional program, is             hundred dollars ($100),           were received: Unsubsidized
   b.The student does not              entitled to a refund of               which includes the $50            Stafford Loan, Subsidized
   meet The Art Institute of           seventy-five percent (75%)            application fee paid at the       Stafford Loan, Perkins Loan,
   Indianapolis’ minimum               of the cost of the financial          time of enrollment.               PLUS Loan, other loans, other
   admission requirements.             obligation, less an                6. A student withdrawing from        aid (if required), student.
   c. The student’s enrollment         administrative fee of ten             an instructional program,
   was procured as a result of         percent (10%) of the total            after attending more than
   a misrepresentation in the          tuition, not to exceed one            sixty percent (60%) of the
   written materials utilized          hundred dollars ($100),               duration of the instructio
   by The Art Institute                which includes the $50                to a refund.
   of Indianapolis.                    application fee paid at the
                                       time of enrollment.
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                                                 course descriptions



CM226                                   CM330                                   service and customer                    cover employee training and
Catering and Event                      Facilities Management                   relationship management                 development from both a
Management                              and Design                              (CRM), knowledge                        strategic and operational
(3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   management, and                         perspective. The class
This course introduces                  This course provides students           IS&T strategy.                          culminates with an
students to the fundamentals            with information related to             Prerequisites: MS100                    examination of Charlie
of catering, special events,            hospitality facility design and                                                 Trotter’s service standards,
and sales in the hospitality            maintenance. Foodservice                CM343                                   which are often used by the
industry. The course focuses            layout and design is related to         Hospitality Marketing                   best-rated restaurant in the
on understanding catering’s             operating issues, new                   (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   United States.
role within the hospitality             building construction, and              This course is an introduction          Prerequisites: None
industry and the various                renovations. Attention is               to service marketing as
catering disciplines. Students          given to the planning and               applied to the Hospitality              CM348
also discuss topics such as             design of facilities, including         industry. This course will              Legal Issues and Ethics
contracts, checklists, legal            equipment, space and                    cover application of basic              for Culinarians
considerations, staffing and            functional relationships; cost          marketing concepts and                  (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)
training, food production, and          and operating efficiencies;             research methods. Design                The course is designed to
sanitation. This course is              emphasis on maintenance                 and delivery of marketing               give the student an overview
project driven which requires           programs; safety regulations;           components for a hospitality            of legal issues arising in the
significant creative and                building code requirements;             business will be covered.               foodservice environment.
independent work.                       and energy conservation.                Topics include, but are not             The students will examine
Prerequisites: None                     Prerequisites: None                     limited to: unique attributes of        laws pertinent to the
                                                                                service marketing; consumer             hospitality/foodservice
CM303                                   CM337                                   orientation; consumer                   industry and will investigate
Etiquette for                           Foodservice Technology                  behavior; market                        the relationship of these laws
Today’s Professional                    and Information                         segmentation principles;                to the administration of a
(3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   target marketing; product               service organization. This
This course presents the                This course is a survey                 planning; promotion planning;           course also identifies
fundamentals of business and            course in foodservice                   market research; and                    common ethical dilemmas
hospitality etiquette as they           information systems and                 competitor analysis.                    encountered by Culinarians;
are applied to the modern               technology (IS&T) designed to           Prerequisites: None                     introduces the student to the
multicultural and global                introduce students to the                                                       foundations, purpose, and
business environments.                  many diverse facets of IS&T             CM345                                   content of ethical codes; and
The importance of the first             in the foodservice industry.            Quality Service                         provides approaches to
impression, polite                      Current systems and issues              Management and                          ethical decision making.
conversation, personal                  of major importance in the              Training                                Prerequisites: None
appearance, office politics,            field of IS&T will be                   (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)
diplomacy, telephone and cell           considered as they relate to            This class will examine the
phone etiquette, proper oral            the foodservice industry.               role of service in the
and written communications,             Emphasis will be placed on              foodservice industry and
and the protocol of meetings            managerial and business                 explore how to give quality
will be the central topics for          aspects, rather then technical          customer service. Service
this course. Additionally,              perspectives. Core topics will          systems and training
students will participate in a          include key foodservice                 programs in quality
formal dining experience.               systems (e.g., accounting               operations will be examined
Prerequisites: None                     and property management                 through the use of case
                                        systems, point-of-sale, sales           studies and hypothetical
                                        and catering, etc.), guest              scenarios. The course will



                                                                                                                                                                0045
CM400                                   CUL101                                  CUL112                                  CUL121
Foodservice Financial                   Fundamentals of                         Sanitation and Safety                   American Regional
Management                              Classical Techniques                    (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   Cuisine
(3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   (6 quarter credits; 10 Lecture Hours;   This course is an introduction          (6 quarter credits; 10 Lecture Hours,
                                        100 Lab Hours)                                                                  100 Lab Hours)
In this course, the students                                                    to food environmental
develop a working knowledge             The fundamental concepts,               sanitation and safety in a food         This course reinforces the
of the current theories, issues         skills and techniques involved          production area. Attention is           knowledge and skill learned in
and challenges involved with            in basic cookery are covered            focused on food-borne illness           the preceding classes and
financial management in the             in this course. Special                 and their origins, and on               helps students build
foodservice industry.                   emphasis is given to the                basic safety procedures                 confidence in the techniques
Students are introduced to              study of ingredients, cooking           followed in the foodservice             of basic cookery. The
the tools and skills that               theories, and the preparation           industry. This course is                development of knife skills is
financial managers use in               of stocks, broth, glazes,               approved by the Federal                 accentuated. American
effective decision making.              soups, thickening agents, the           Food and Drug Administration            Regional Cuisine explores the
Topics include budgeting,               grand sauces, and emulsion              (FDA) and is recognized by              use of indigenous ingredients
cash management, cost                   sauces. Lectures and                    95% of State and local                  in the preparation of
concepts and behavior,                  demonstrations teach                    jurisdictions that require              traditional and contemporary
investment analysis,                    organization skills in the              training or certification.              American specialties of the
borrowing funds, and                    kitchen, work coordination,             Prerequisites: None                     surrounding region. The
financial forecasting.                  and knife skills. The basics of                                                 concepts of mise en place,
Prerequisites: None                     vegetable cookery, starch               CUL114                                  timelines, plate presentation,
                                        cookery, meat, and poultry              Dimensions of                           and teamwork are introduced
CM432                                   are covered. Emphasis is                Culinary Education                      and stressed.
Global Management and                   given to basic cooking                  (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   Prerequisites: CUL101, CUL104, CUL112
Operations in the                       techniques such as sautéing,            “Dimensions of Culinary
Hospitality Industry                    roasting, poaching, braising,           Education” is a course that             CUL132
(3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   and frying. Students must               introduces students to a wide           Management by Menu
This course provides students           successfully pass a practical           realm of topics in the culinary         (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)
with an introduction to the             cooking examination covering            arts and culinary education.            This course prepares future
dimensions and nature of the            a variety of cooking                    Students develop their                  foodservice managers by
international hospitality               techniques.                             communication skills. They              giving a clear picture of the
industry. It is designed to             Prerequisites: None                     learn to present and                    important role the menu
review the principles of                                                        assimilate information                  planning plays within
management and to apply                 CUL104                                  logically, make decisions,              operations. It covers topics
management theory to the                Concepts and Theories                   develop effective study                 ranging from menu
global marketplace. Students            of Culinary Techniques                  habits, use available                   development, pricing, and
examine the social, cultural,           (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   resources, improve                      evaluation to facilities design
political, and economic                 The fundamental concepts,               interpersonal relationships,            and layout. Because good
environments within which               skills and techniques involved          and increase their                      menu development is crucial
international hospitality               in basic cookery are covered            professional performance.               to the success of any
operators compete for                   in this course. Special                 This course gives a profile of          foodservice operation this
survival and growth. Topics             emphasis is given to the                the hospitality industry and            course addresses the
of emphasis include cultural            study of ingredients and                intends to provide a sense of           planning tools needed,
dimensions of management,               cooking theories. Lectures              its scope. The primary issues           sources of operational
international management                teach organization skills in the        of concern to students are:             information, and
strategy, international                 kitchen and work                        career opportunities, the role          merchandising methods for
marketing and international             coordination. The basics of             of culinary education, the              reaching patrons.
human resource                          stocks, soups, sauces,                  experience required to pursue           Prerequisites: None
management.                             vegetable cookery, starch               particular opportunities, and
Prerequisites: None                     cookery, meat, and poultry              the advantages and
                                        are covered. Emphasis is                disadvantages of working in
                                        given to basic cooking                  specific areas of the
                                        techniques such as sautéing,            hospitality industry.
                                        roasting, poaching, braising,           Prerequisites: None
                                        and frying.
                                        Prerequisites: None
                                                                                                                           The Art Institute of Indianapolis




CUL135                                  CUL200                                  CUL207                                  CUL213
Purchasing and Product                  European Cakes                          Artisan Breads and                      Management,
Identification                          and Tortes                              Baking Production                       Supervision, and Career
(3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   (3 quarter credits; 11 Lecture Hours;   (6 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Development
                                        44 Lab Hours)                           88 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)
This course is a collaborative
exploration of basic principles         Students will build on                  This course provides the                This course focuses on
of purchasing food,                     competencies previously                 information, tools and                  managing people from the
equipment, and supplies.                learned and apply those skills          instruction to gain proficiency         hospitality supervisor's
Primary focus is given to               into new products to create             in the preparation of a variety         viewpoint. The emphasis is
product identification, supplier        more elaborate tortes and               of artisan breads. Emphasis             on techniques for increasing
selection, and the ordering,            cakes using complex finishing           will be placed upon learning            productivity, controlling labor
receiving, storing, and                 methods by applying glazes,             to mix, ferment, shape, bake,           costs, time management, and
issuing processes.                      using decorative sponges,               and store hand crafted                  change management. This
Prerequisites: None                     and building multi-component            breads. Students will focus             course also stresses effective
                                        cakes. Topics to be covered             on traditional fermentation, as         communication and explains
CUL139                                  include comparison of                   well as the science of the              the responsibilities of a
Latin Cuisine                           classical and modern                    ingredients. Students learn             supervisor in the foodservice
(3 quarter credits; 11 Lecture Hours;   preparations, classical                 assembly speed and                      operation. Students develop
44 Lab Hours)
                                        cakes; glazed, iced,                    increased their proficiency in          techniques and strategies for
This course emphasizes both             molded, and cream filled                meeting production deadlines            marketing themselves in their
the influences and ingredients          cakes, and bombes.                      with quality products.                  chosen fields. Emphasis is
that create the unique                  Prerequisites: CUL249, CUL250           Prerequisites: CUL250                   placed on student’s
character of selected Latin                                                                                             assessing their marketable
cuisines. Students prepare,             CUL201                                  CUL209                                  skills, developing a network
taste, serve, and evaluate              Garde Manger                            Centerpieces,                           of contacts, generating
traditional regional dishes of          (6 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Confections and                         interviews, writing cover
                                        88 Lab Hours)
Mexico, South America, and                                                      Chocolate                               letters and resumes,
the Caribbean Islands.                  This course provides students           (6 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours;   preparing for their
                                                                                88 Lab Hours)
Importance will be placed               with skills and knowledge of                                                    employment interview,
on ingredients, flavor                  the organization, equipment             Students are introduced to              developing a professional
profiles, preparations, and             and responsibilities of the             the fundamental concepts,               appearance, closing,
techniques representative               “cold kitchen”. Students are            skills, and techniques of               and follow-up.
of these cuisines.                      introduced to and prepare               chocolates and confections.             Prerequisites: None
Prerequisites: CUL101, CUL104, CUL112   cold hors d’oeuvres,                    Students are introduced to
                                        sandwiches, salads, as well             the basic techniques used in            CUL241
                                        as basic charcuterie items              forming simple centerpieces.            Classical European
                                        while focusing on the total             Lectures and demonstrations             Cuisine
                                        utilization of product.                 teach chocolate tempering,              (3 quarter credits; 11 Lecture Hours;
                                                                                                                        44 Lab Hours)
                                        Reception foods and buffet              candy production, and the
                                        arrangements are introduced.            rules that apply when                   This course emphasizes both
                                        Students must pass a written            creating centerpieces.                  the influences and ingredients
                                        and practical exam.                     Prerequisites: CUL249, CUL250           that create the unique
                                        Prerequisites: CUL101, CUL112                                                   character of selected classical
                                                                                                                        European cuisine. Students
                                                                                                                        prepare, taste, serve, and
                                                                                                                        evaluate traditional, regional
                                                                                                                        dishes of the British Isles,
                                                                                                                        Italy, France, and Germany,
                                                                                                                        Austria, Switzerland, and
                                                                                                                        Scandinavian countries.
                                                                                                                        Importance will be placed on
                                                                                                                        ingredients, flavor profiles,
                                                                                                                        preparations, and the
                                                                                                                        techniques representative
                                                                                                                        of these cuisines.
                                                                                                                        Prerequisites: CUL101, CUL104, CUL112

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CUL242                                     CUL246                                  CUL250                                  bar operation manual.
Planning and                               World Cuisine                           Introduction to Baking                  Students are encouraged
Controlling Costs                          (3 quarter credits; 11 Lecture Hours,   Science and Theory                      to save this project, as it will
(3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)      44 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 11 Lecture Hours,   be used during Capstone or
                                                                                   44 Lab Hours)
This course is intended to                 This course emphasizes both                                                     the development of a
provide the student with the               the influences and ingredients          Students are introduced to              business plan.
methodologies and tools to                 that create the unique                  the fundamental concepts,               Prerequisites: None
control costs and help the                 character of selected world             skills, and techniques of
student understand the                     cuisines. Students prepare,             baking. Special significance            CUL261
planning and control                       taste, serve, and evaluate              is placed on the study of               A La Carte Kitchen
processes in the food and                  traditional, regional dishes of         ingredient functions; product           (9 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                           132 Lab Hours)
beverage industry. Topics                  Spain, Middle East, Turkey,             identification; and weights
include: using budgeting                   Greece, Africa, and India.              and measures as applied to              This course introduces
techniques; standard costing;              Importance will be placed               baking. Through lectures,               students to the A La Carte
standardized recipes;                      on ingredients, flavor                  demonstrations, production,             kitchen, emphasis is on the
performance measurements;                  profiles, preparations, and             tasting and testing, students           “a la minute” method of food
food, beverage, and labor                  techniques representative of            learn yeast-raised dough                preparation, along with dining
cost controls; and allocation              these cuisines.                         mixing methods, pie dough,              room service standards.
of overhead.                               Prerequisites: CUL101, CUL104, CUL112   quick dough, cookie dough,              Industry terminology, correct
Prerequisites: None, CUL132 recommended.                                           and product finishing                   application of culinary skills,
                                           CUL249                                  techniques. Students must               plate presentation,
CUL244                                     Introduction to Pastry                  pass a practical exam.                  organization, and timing in
Asian Cuisine                              Techniques and Artistry                 Prerequisites: None                     producing items off both a
(3 quarter credits; 11 Lecture Hours,      (6 quarter credits; 10 Lecture Hours,                                           fixed-price menu, and the a
44 Lab Hours)                              100 Lab Hours)
                                                                                   CUL252                                  la carte menu are stressed.
This course emphasizes both                This course is a combination            Food and Beverage                       The principles of dining room
the influences and ingredients             of theory, lecture,                     Operations Management                   service are practiced and
that create the unique                     demonstration, and hands-on             (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   emphasized. The philosophy
character of selected Asian                practice to introduce pastry            This course addresses front-            of food is further explored
cuisines. Students prepare,                techniques for use in the               of-the-house operations and             and examined in light of
taste, serve, and evaluate                 commercial kitchen.                     is designed to provide                  today's understanding
traditional, regional dishes of            Students learn a variety of             students with an introduction,          of food, nutrition,
the cuisines from India, the               dough, batters, fillings, and           from a managerial                       and presentation.
four regions of China, Japan,              glazes with an emphasis on              perspective, to providing               Prerequisites: Academic Department
Vietnam, Thailand, and                     formulas. Instruction                   exceptional service to                  Director approval
Indonesia. Importance will be              regarding the preparation of            increasingly sophisticated and
placed on ingredients, flavor              basic cakes and icings; roll-in         demanding guests. A survey              CUL264
profiles, preparations, and                dough; preparations of pastry           of the world’s leading wines            Advanced Patisserie
techniques representative of               cream and finishing                     classified by type, as well as          and Display Cakes
these cuisines. Please note                techniques; plus selection              other distilled beverages, will         (6 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                           88 Lab Hours)
that while the recipes used in             and proper use and handling             be conducted. Topics
this curriculum are close                  of various chocolates used in           covered include the                     This course explores the
replications to the original               baking and decorating are               management and training of              techniques of plated desserts
dishes, they are not, and                  introduced. Emphasis is also            personnel to be responsible,            and the theory behind
in many cases cannot be,                   placed on dessert plating and           professional alcohol servers;           building edible art for A la
exact duplications of the                  presentation. Students must             product knowledge; the                  Carte service, competition,
authentic dish.                            pass a practical exam.                  income statement; job                   or banquet functions.
Prerequisites: CUL101, CUL104, CUL112      Prerequisites: None                     descriptions; and sales                 Methods and procedures
                                                                                   forecasting and cost control.           for producing high quality
                                                                                   The students will produce a             specialty decorated cakes, as
                                                                                   complete dining room and                well as the design, assembly,
                                                                                                                           and decorating of wedding
                                                                                                                           cakes will be introduced.
                                                                                                                           Prerequisites: CUL249, CUL250
                                                                                                                               The Art Institute of Indianapolis




CUL271                                   CUL299                                     CUL420                                  CUL425
Art Culinaire                            Externship                                 Exploring Wines and                     Senior Culinary
(6 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,    (3 quarter credits; 99 Externship Hours)   the Culinary Arts                       Practicum
88 Lab Hours)                                                                       (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)
                                         The course has been
This course will celebrate the           designed to acquaint the                   This course provides an                 This course is intended to be
culinary styles, restaurants,            student with actual working                introduction to the production          a practical capstone for the
restaurateur, and chefs who              conditions in an approved                  of wine from vineyard to                culinary management
currently are in the industry            restaurant/hospitality                     bottle, as well as a review of          curriculum. It will draw on the
spotlight. Their style,                  establishment. This course is              the basic grape varietals that          majority of disciplines
substance and quality will be            a supervised entry-level work              are used to make wine.                  presented earlier in the
discussed and examined.                  experience in the                          Through lectures, research              program. In this class
During this course, students             restaurant/hospitality field               and tasting, students are               students will plan, organize,
will engage in hands-on                  requiring a minimum of 90                  exposed to different types,             and execute functions that
production, providing                    work hours. Individual                     styles, and quality levels of           will be booked and/or sold to
exposure to specialty                    conferences and class                      wine. Students will become              the public. Students, in
produce and products.                    attendance is required.                    familiar with the world’s most          effect, will experience the
Prerequisites: CUL101, CUL121, CUL201,   Students are responsible for               important wine regions and              necessary functions of
CUL246, CUL249, CUL250                   securing an externship job                 learn the common criteria by            opening their own restaurant.
                                         and may seek assistance                    which wines from these                  Prerequisites: Academic Department
CUL272                                   through The Institute.                     different regions are                   Director approval
Capstone/Portfolio                       Students gain experience                   evaluated. This course is
(3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)    needed to enter their field on             designed to teach students              CUL472
Through competencies                     graduation.                                the applied approach to                 Senior Capstone/
developed from previous                  Prerequisites: Academic Department         matching wine and food,                 Portfolio
course work, students will               Director approval                          using flavors, textures, and            (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)
develop a business plan for a                                                       components present in food              Through competencies
minimum one hundred-seat                                                            and wine as complementing               developed with previous
restaurant. The project will                                                        strategies. The course                  related studies, students will
address: Market Analysis and                                                        emphasizes menu planning,               develop a business plan for a
Marketing Strategy, Operating                                                       preparation of foods, cooking           minimum one hundred-seat
Budget, Sales Projections,                                                          methods, and tasting wines              restaurant. The project will
Opening Inventories, Capital                                                        with food.                              include: Market Analysis and
Equipment, Standardized                                                             Prerequisites: Academic Department      Marketing Strategy, Operating
Recipes and Costing for all                                                         Director approval                       Budget, Sales Projections,
standardized recipes, Menu                                                                                                  Opening Inventories, Capital
and Facilities Design. The                                                                                                  Equipment, Standardized
course covers the                                                                                                           Recipes and Costing for all
components of a business                                                                                                    standardized recipes, Menu,
plan as well as techniques for                                                                                              and Facilities Design. The
developing and presenting                                                                                                   course covers the
sections of the plan. Business                                                                                              components of a business
related competencies are                                                                                                    plan as well as techniques for
reviewed as necessary for                                                                                                   developing and presenting
completion of the project.                                                                                                  sections of the plan. Business
Prerequisites: CUL132, CUL135, CUL252,                                                                                      related competencies are
GE110, GE120                                                                                                                reviewed and tutored as
                                                                                                                            necessary for completion of
                                                                                                                            the project.
                                                                                                                            Prerequisites: CUL132, CUL135, CUL252,
                                                                                                                            GE110, GE120




                                                                                                                                                                    0049
CUL499                                     DMP220                                  DPH204                                  DPH303
Management Externship                      Fundamentals of Editing                 Advanced Principles of                  Digital Prepress
(3 quarter credits; 99 Externship Hours)   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Photography                             (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                           22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
Students observe and
                                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
participate in the supervisory             This course introduces the                                                      This course will prepare the
operation of a successful                  student to the editing of               This is an introduction to              students to execute a variety
foodservice business. They                 visuals and sound. The                  color transparencies, digital           of output methods
apply their professional skills            course covers the use of                image capture, and support              commensurate with industry
to gain experience in order to             video recorders and players             software. Students will learn           needs. Students will refine
enter and become successful                and the techniques of                   to control color and contrast           traditional B&W printing skills
in the foodservice business.               dubbing, assembling, and                with transparency materials             and theories to create a
Emphasis is placed on                      inserting visuals from                  during film exposure/                   benchmark for quality digital
developing hospitality                     source to record.                       development and to                      outputting. These refinements
management skills.                         Prerequisites: DMP131                   optimize digital captures               will be carried over into digital
Prerequisites: Academic Department                                                 for the best possible output.           printing with ink-jet and other
Director approval                          DPH114                                  In this course, students will           digital out-put systems.
                                           Color Management                        continue the development                Students will develop
DMP131                                     (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   of their skills in identifying          proficiencies in file
                                           22 Lab Hours)
Introduction to Video                                                              basic photographic tools                preparation, resolution
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,      Students learn and apply the            and their intended purposes,            selection, print-profiling,
22 Lab Hours)
                                           techniques of digital color             including the proper use                paper selection, and soft
Students will be able to                   management to photographic              of various camera systems               proofing techniques.
demonstrate knowledge of                   production. Students build              and a light meter. Students             Prerequisites: DPH204, MS100, PHG110
the technical terms of video               and apply color profiles for            will analyze photographs to             (or its equivalent)
production and industry uses               input and output devices.               determine their positive and
of basic video production                  Prerequisites: GD104, GD114, MS100      negative attributes and                 DPH353
equipment and techniques.                                                          apply these principles to               Event Photography
Prerequisites: MS100                       DPH201                                  produce their own visually              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                           22 Lab Hours)
                                           Digital Photographic                    compelling images by
DMP132                                     Production                              employing the correct                   This course explores the
Introduction to Audio                      (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   photographic techniques.                dynamics of responding to
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours, 2    22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                   Prerequisites: MS100, PHG110            rapid and ever-changing
2 Lab Hours)
                                           In this introduction to digital         (or its equivalent)                     action, common to events
This course investigates the               photo production, students                                                      such as sporting contests.
principles of recording sound.             become acquainted with                  DPH223                                  Emphasis is placed on
Introduction to Audio includes             the concepts, hardware,                 Photographic Materials                  equipment selection,
the study of sound                         and software related to                 and Processes                           preparedness, timing, and
characteristics, basic                     digital image acquisition,              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   image-series.
                                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
acoustics, ergonomics, and                 manipulation, and output,                                                       Prerequisites: DPH204, MS100, PHG110
basic techniques for field                 including scanning, masking,            Students will explore                   (or its equivalent)
recording. Waveform physics                layering, retouching,                   various traditional and
and psychoacoustics are also               and printing.                           non-traditional methods of
covered. The role of sound in              Prerequisites: GD114, MS100, PHG110     photographic image-making,
video production is explained              (or its equivalent)                     including testing and
and exemplified.                                                                   production procedures
Prerequisites: None                                                                while manipulating the
                                                                                   photographic image to
                                                                                   produce images that
                                                                                   define a concept.
                                                                                   Prerequisites: DPH204, MS100, PHG150
                                                                                   (or its equivalent)
                                                                                                                           The Art Institute of Indianapolis




DPH415                                  FD125                                   FD225                                   FD238
Advanced Portraiture                    Fundamentals of                         Intermediate                            Computer Production
Photography                             Patternmaking                           Patternmaking                           Systems
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)

This course is a                        Students are introduced                 In this course, flat pattern            Students learn the industrial
comprehensive study                     to the principles of                    techniques in accordance                application of patternmaking,
of advanced traditional                 patternmaking. Working                  with garment trade practices.           including revising style lines,
and contemporary portrait               from the flat pattern students          Emphasis will be on the                 grading, and creating
techniques. Designed for                will draft basic blocks.                manipulation of patterns for            production ready patterns
students who are considering            Prerequisites: FD110                    more complex designs.                   and marker making.
a major interest in portraiture,                                                Prerequisites: FD125                    Prerequisites: FD237
this course examines                    FD210
the changing trends in                  Advanced Fashion                        FD230                                   FD260
portrait presentation.                  Illustration                            Draping                                 Fit Analysis
Prerequisites: DPH204, PHG150           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                        22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
(or its equivalent), PHG350 (or its
equivalent), MS100                      Students explore advanced               This course is an introduction          Principles and techniques
                                        drawing techniques for                  to the principles and                   are explored for fitting
FD100                                   rendering the fashion figure.           techniques of draping, which            garments on a body and
Fundamentals of                         A variety of media to render            includes the analysis of                translating changes back
Construction                            garment and fabric types will           proportion, line, grain, and fit.       to a flat pattern.
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   be utilized.                            Prerequisites: FD225                    Prerequisites: FD230
22 Lab Hours)
                                        Prerequisites: FS110
Students are introduced                                                         FD231                                   FD280
to apparel industry sewing              FD220                                   Surface Design                          Advanced Concept
standards and techniques.               Technical Drawing                       (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Development
                                        (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
Fundamental skills are
                                        22 Lab Hours)                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
applied to the construction                                                     Students manually
of a basic garment utilizing            Students develop                        design applications of                  In this course students will
industrial equipment.                   presentation boards and                 colors, prints, and motifs              explore advanced design
Prerequisites: None                     technical illustrations manually        on a variety of fabrications.           processes and presentation
                                        and by computer aided                   Prerequisites: FS131                    skills utilizing computer-aided
FD110                                   design technology.                                                              design technology.
Intermediate                            Prerequisites: GD114, , FS110           FD235                                   Prerequisites: FS240, FS240, FS280
Construction                                                                    Specialized
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,                                           Patternmaking                           FD300
22 Lab Hours)                                                                   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Production Processes
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
This course is an
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
application of intermediate                                                     This course involves
and industrial construction                                                     patternmaking and                       This course presents an in-
techniques to further refine                                                    construction techniques                 depth study of apparel
construction skills.                                                            for stretch fabrics.                    production processes from
Prerequisites: FD100                                                            Prerequisites: FD230                    design concept to finished
                                                                                                                        product. Overview of the
FD120                                                                           FD237                                   fashion industries including
Advanced Construction                                                           Computer Patternmaking                  the terminology of fashion
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,                                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   and an explanation of the
22 Lab Hours)                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                                                        three levels of the industry:
Students apply                                                                  Students develop                        design, production, and
advanced construction                                                           patterns utilizing industry             sales. Careers and the
techniques that are applied                                                     standard software.                      organization, structure, and
to structured garments.                                                         Prerequisites: FS110, FS210             problems of the garment
Prerequisites: FD110                                                                                                    industry are studied.
                                                                                                                        Prerequisites: FS290



                                                                                                                                                                0051
FD301                                   FD341                                   FD440                                   FD499
Advanced Sewing                         Digital Textile Design                  Senior Collection                       Internship
Techniques                              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Technical                               (3 quarter credits; 198 Internship Hours)
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Through a field internship
22 Lab Hours)                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
                                        Students create textile                                                         experience, students will be
Couture sewing and                      print designs and study fabric          Students complete technical             able to apply their skills in a
patternmaking techniques                development. Applied and                drawings, specifications,               real and practical situation.
involving fitting, fabric               structural techniques are               patternmaking, and fit                  The main objectives of the
selection, proper cutting               explored using pixel and                analysis in preparation                 internship are to allow
techniques, and inner                   vector based software.                  for their final line.                   students the opportunity to
construction methods                    Prerequisites: FD331                    Prerequisites: FD420, FD238             observe and participate in the
are explored.                                                                                                           operation of successful
Prerequisites: FD120, FD225             FD350                                   FD450                                   businesses related to their
                                        Portfolio Preparation                   Portfolio Presentation                  fields of study. The students
FD321                                   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   will gain the experience they
                                        22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
Design Studio: Menswear                                                                                                 need to enter the field when
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   This course will prepare                This course focuses on the              they graduate.
22 Lab Hours)
                                        students for job interviews by          completion of the portfolio.            Prerequisites: Academic Department
Students design and                     helping them compile a                  The final portfolio should              Director approval
construction of apparel                 portfolio. Students will                focus on the individual’s
for the men’s market.                   demonstrate their conceptual,           strengths. The work reflects            FRM112
Prerequisites: FD280, FD301             design, craftsmanship, and              the uniqueness and the ability          Introduction to Retailing
                                        other skills as they assemble           to meet demanding industry              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
FD331                                   and refine their portfolio              standards.
Applied Textiles                        pieces. Working individually            Prerequisites: FD350, FD420             Students will be introduced
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   with an instructor, each                                                        to all major retailing topics
22 Lab Hours)
                                        student will select                     FD460                                   involving both large and
Textile development through             representative pieces,                  Senior Collection                       small retailers, brick and
the use of industry standard            showcasing work that                    Production                              mortar retailers and their
design software students                reflects a unique style.                (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   combinations, and direct
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
will develop textiles for               Prerequisites: FD280                                                            marketers. Topics to be
manufacturers. Complete                                                         This course is the final                discussed will include
boards, catalogs, and                   FD420                                   development phase of the                consumer behavior,
swatches are created in                 Senior Collection                       senior collection including             information systems, store
this laboratory class.                  Concept                                 specification package.                  locations, operations, human
Prerequisites: FD213                    (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Emphasis will be placed on              resource management,
                                        22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                finish construction and                 customer communications,
FD332                                   Students develop market                 presentation of original line.          computerization, and
Design Studio:                          research, development of                Prerequisites: FD440                    integrating and controlling
Women’s Wear                            concepts, technical drawings,                                                   the retail strategy in the
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   and the sourcing of materials                                                   twenty-first century.
22 Lab Hours)
                                        for a final collection.                                                         Careers in retailing will
Students design and                     Prerequisites: FD280, FD301                                                     also be discussed.
construction of apparel for                                                                                             Prerequisites: None
the women’s market.                     FD421
Prerequisites: FD280, FD301             Fashion
                                        Entrepreneurship
                                        (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                        22 Lab Hours)

                                        Students develop a business
                                        plan for the opening of a
                                        fashion business. The plan
                                        will include market research,
                                        financial planning, personnel
                                        staffing, pricing, and
                                        promotional strategies.
                                        Prerequisites: FS320
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FRM131                                  FRM225                                   FRM237                                  FRM321
Elements of Retail                      Brand Strategy                           Current Designers                       Store Planning and
Operations and                          (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,    (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Lease Management
                                        22 Lab Hours)                            22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
Technology
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,                                                                                    22 Lab Hours)
                                        Although good brands are                 Students analyze the
22 Lab Hours)
                                        easy to identify, they are hard          dynamics of world-                      This course is a workshop in
This course develops the                to create. This course                   famous designers.                       which students design and
students’ understanding of              addresses the factors which              Prerequisites: FS205                    prepare a visual presentation
operational objectives in a             make a brand successful,                                                         of a store concept/plan.
retail structure. An emphasis           and then approaches the                  FM260                                   Students will also begin
will be placed on planning,             factors—like price pressure,             Consumer Behavior                       formulating a written business
control, profitability, and             fragmented markets, and                  (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   plan. Upon completion of this
                                                                                 22 Lab Hours)
staffing in a retail                    media and proliferating                                                          course students will have
environment. The use of                 competition—that businesses              This course examines                    generated a portfolio quality
technology in the industry              must control to build a                  the cultural, social, and               piece. The instructor acts as
and the responsibilities of             strong, successful brand.                individual variables involved           a facilitator and guide to allow
retail executives will be               Prerequisites: FRM112, RS121             in consumer behavior. It                the students to explore the
examined as well. Also,                                                          also reviews how they are               creative aspects of the
career opportunities and                FRM231                                   incorporated into buyer                 project to the fullest.
ethical behavior of those               Visual Merchandising                     decision processes and                  Students will explore and
individuals who choose to               (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,    marketing practices.                    learn the elements that
                                        22 Lab Hours)
enter the retail arena will                                                      Prerequisites: FS 101, GD 114           combine to make a
be discussed.                           Students learn the                                                               successful store layout,
Prerequisites: FRM112                   importance of eye appeal and             FRM320                                  traffic patterns, furnishings,
                                        consumer buying habits.                  Media Planning                          fixtures, and security.
FRM220                                  Students create their own                and Buying                              Prerequisites: FRM131, FRM231, FRM220
Retail Math                             displays using the latest                (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
(3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)                                            22 Lab Hours)
                                        principles and techniques                                                        FRM323
This course provides an                 in the visual organization               Media as part of a delivery             International Marketing
understanding of the various            of merchandise.                          channel for a marketing                 and Buying
financial tools used by                 Prerequisites: GD102, GD104, FRM112      message will be the focus               (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                         22 Lab Hours)
retailers to evaluate                                                            of this course. Topics
performance. Students                   FRM232                                   include media as critical               Students will gain an
calculate, analyze, and                 Sales and Event                          to the fulfillment of the               understanding of global
interpret financial concepts            Promotion                                overall marketing strategy,             marketing opportunities,
associated with accounting              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,    cost effectiveness, and                 problems, and strategies
                                        22 Lab Hours)
from a merchandising                                                             new media.                              that impact the international
perspective.                            This course is a workshop                Prerequisites: FRM225, RS131            environment. In addition,
Prerequisites: GE120, FRM 112           in which students design                                                         students will become
                                        and prepare a sales and                                                          knowledgeable about
FRM221                                  promotion package. The                                                           international marketing
Public Relations and                    instructor acts as a facilitator                                                 concepts, cross-cultural
Promotion                               and guide to ensure upon                                                         sensitivities, political and
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   completion of this course,                                                       legal influences, and
22 Lab Hours)
                                        students will have thoroughly                                                    economic considerations,
This course examines the                explored the process of                                                          and how these concepts
historical development of               crafting a marketing and                                                         relate to decision making in
public relations, showing               sales promotion that is                                                          an international environment.
the principles, methods,                carefully targeted and                                                           Prerequisites: RS121, FRM260, FRM 331
and means of influencing                positioned to reach the
public opinion.                         goal of generating sales.
Prerequisites: FS101, FRM112            Prerequisites: FRM221, FRM225, FRM 231




                                                                                                                                                                 0053
FRM325                                  FRM334                                  FM401                                   plan that can be used as a
Brand Marketing                         Professional Selling                    Fashion Business                        model for actually opening a
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Planning                                business sometime in the
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   future and can be used as a
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
Branding became a buzz                  An understanding of the sales                                                   portfolio piece to show
word in 1990s advertising               process and the steps to sell           Students plan the foundations           prospective employers.
and marketing, but this                 a product or service is                 for opening and management              Prerequisites: FM401
process has evolved into a              essential to a student who              of a small store: sales,
powerful way to organize and            works in any area of                    budgets, market research,               FM450
utilize an understanding of             business. Selling is an                 and staffing. This course is a          Portfolio Presentation
consumer needs and                      essential skill for the sales           workshop in which students              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
motivations in a changing               function of a business, but is          design and prepare the
marketplace. As the retail              also part of the job for many           beginning business plans                This course focuses on the
environment changes,                    other employees. This course            necessary to open a retail              completion of the portfolio.
marketing people can rely               focuses on the essential skills         store. The instructor acts, as          The final portfolio should
less on the traditional tools of        and knowledge one needs to              facilitator and advisor to the          focus on the individual’s
print and broadcast media.              affect a sale, as well as the           student, but all decisions and          strengths. The work reflects
Marketing strategists need to           ways that the sales pitch               choices will be made solely             the uniqueness and the
learn how to create an                  can be focused to solve                 by the student. Upon                    ability to meet demanding
identity for their products and         customer problems.                      completion of the course, the           industry standards.
services and how to use that            Prerequisites: FRM225, RS121            student will have a foundation          Prerequisites: FRM 401, FRM 350
identity to support sales. This                                                 for a business plan that can
course is an introduction to            FM350                                   be developed into a model for           FM499
the essential concepts and              Portfolio Preparation                   actually opening a business.            Internship
skills of brand marketing.              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Final preparation of the plan           (3 quarter credits; 198 Internship Hours)
                                        22 Lab Hours)
Prerequisites: FRM225, RS131                                                    will be completed in Business           Through a field internship
                                        This course will prepare                Ownership II.                           experience, students will be
FRM331                                  students for job interviews by          Prerequisites: FS320                    able to apply their skills in a
Retail Buying                           helping them compile a                                                          real and practical situation.
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   portfolio. Students will                FM402                                   The main objectives of the
22 Lab Hours)
                                        demonstrate their conceptual,           Advanced Fashion                        internship are to allow
Students study the                      design, craftsmanship, and              Business Planning                       students the opportunity to
categorizations of stores,              other skills as they assemble           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   observe and participate in the
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
organizational components,              and refine their portfolio                                                      operation of successful
and the characteristics of              pieces. Working individually            Students complete the                   businesses related to their
various wholesale and retail            with an instructor, each                planning of a small retail              fields of study. The students
markets. They will explore the          student will select                     store: financing, budgets,              will gain the experience they
Private Label and Brand                 representative pieces,                  market research, and                    need to enter the field when
Name businesses, develop                showcasing work that                    inventory. This course is a             they graduate.
customer profiles and look at           reflects a unique style.                final workshop in which                 Prerequisites: Academic Department
franchising as a means of               Prerequisites: FS300                    students design and prepare             Director approval
entering the retail world.                                                      all business plans necessary
Students will become familiar                                                   to open a retail store.                 FS101
with merchandise accounting                                                     Students will base all plans            Survey of
as it relates to the various                                                    for this course on initial sales        Fashion Industry
retail formats.                                                                 plans completed in Business             (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
Prerequisites: FRM220, FRM280                                                   Ownership I. The instructor
                                                                                acts as facilitator and advisor         This course provides an
                                                                                to the student, but all                 overview of the fashion
                                                                                decisions and choices will be           industry, examining how
                                                                                made solely by the student.             garments are designed,
                                                                                Upon completion of the                  created, produced,
                                                                                course, the student will have           and marketed.
                                                                                a comprehensive business                Prerequisites: None
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FS105                                   FS205                                   FS300                                   GAD201
Early History of Fashion                Modern History of                       Event and Fashion                       Sculpture
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Fashion                                 Show Production                         (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
                                        22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
Students trace the                                                                                                      Basic principles of design,
evolution of garments                   This course is a study of the           The students will be                    such as balance, rhythm,
and accessories from the                evolution of garments and               introduced to a range of                contrast, and harmony are
ancient Egyptians through               accessories from the French             skills needed to produce a              covered in this course.
the French Revolution.                  Revolution to the present.              successful store event or               Students develop three-
Prerequisites: None                     Prerequisites: FS105                    fashion show. During this               dimensional designs and
                                        FS240                                   course, the student will gain           sculptures from paper, found
FS110                                   Concept Development                     insight into the role of creative       materials, and clay. Three-
Fashion Illustration                    (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   and technical experts                   dimensional forms,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                involved with the runway,               compositions, and aesthetics
22 Lab Hours)
                                        This course explores design             backdrop, special effects and           are discussed and applied.
Students learn to illustrate            principles which are applied            lighting, music, models and             The course also emphasizes
the fashion figure using a              to the creation of marketable           choreography, hair and                  character development.
nine head croquis. Students             concepts and designs                    make-up, and video teams.               Prerequisites: GD111
will also apply clothing using          derived from research                   Prerequisites: FS240
various fabric types                    and practices within the                                                        GD101
and details.                            fashion industry.                       FS320                                   Drawing and Perspective
Prerequisites: GD101                    Prerequisites:, FS201, FS110            Product Development                     (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
FS131                                   FS280                                                                           This is a fundamental drawing
Textile Fundamentals                    Technical Design                        This course analyzes                    course in which students will
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   manufacturing systems in the            explore various art and
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                apparel industry as well as             media, learn to use a variety
This course is an introduction          This course explores                    product development,                    of drawing tools, draw three-
to the study of textiles                computer generated                      branding, licensing, quality            dimensional objects in one,
exploring natural and                   production package                      management, pricing,                    two, and three point
manufactured fibers,                    consisting of costing                   production planning,                    perspective, and generate
structure, production,                  analysis, size specification,           and management.                         drawings that demonstrate
uses, and characteristics.              construction standards,                 Prerequisites: FS290                    correct proportions
Prerequisites: FS101                    materials and production                                                        of models.
                                        methods, and front and                  FS420                                   Prerequisites: None
FS201                                   back flats.                             Applied Product
Trends and Forecasting                  Prerequisites: FS110, FS201             Development                             GD102
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,                                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Fundamentals of Design
22 Lab Hours)                                                                   22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                        FS290
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
This course is a study of               Research and                            Students will work on a
trends, trend forecasting,              Sourcing Fundamentals                   simulation within a group               Students develop the
demographics, and social                (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   setting on product                      foundation to apply basic
                                        22 Lab Hours)
issues that affect fashion.                                                     development processes from              design principles to a variety
Prerequisites: FS101, GD114, FS105      Through a variety of in-depth           concept to consumer.                    of visual effects. The students
                                        research and analysis,                  Prerequisites: FS320                    develop a firm workable
                                        students learn about                                                            foundation to layout and
                                        manufacturing sources and                                                       organize design elements.
                                        costs that affect production                                                    Prerequisites: None
                                        of a garment and the financial
                                        viability of their choices.
                                        Prerequisites: FS280




                                                                                                                                                                0055
GD104                                   GD114                                   GD124                                   GD202
Color Theory                            Digital Imaging                         Design History                          Electronic Design
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)

In this course, students will           Students develop basic                  This course examines                    This course explores various
explore color theory, including         image manipulation skills               the influences of societal              means of indicating, placing,
additive and subtractive color.         in a raster-based computer              trends, historical events,              and manipulating visual
Discussion of color and its             environment. Emphasis is                technological developments,             elements in page design,
relationship to composition             on mastering the                        and the fine arts, on                   systematically developing
through harmony and                     fundamentals of scanning,               contemporary graphic design,            strong and creative layout
contrast in a variety of                color management, photo                 illustration, typographic               solutions by means of a
formats and media is                    retouching, imaging, special            design, architectural design,           cumulative, conceptual
also stressed.                          effects, and filters and masks.         photography, and fashionable            design process. The ability
Prerequisites: None                     Prerequisites: MS100                    design trends in general.               to effectively integrate
                                                                                Through lectures, supplied              photographs, illustrations,
GD111                                   GD121                                   visual examples, independent            and display and text type will
Life Drawing                            Design Layout                           research, and design                    be developed using page
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   assignments, the student will           composition software.
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                gain insight into a variety of          Prerequisites: MS100
Continuing to develop the               This course enables the                 major design influences. The
various drawing skills from             student to design with type             student will learn how to               GD203
the first drawing course,               and visuals, as well as utilize         research and utilize a wide             3-D Design
students will focus on                  technology in problem                   variety of design styles.               (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
depicting gesture and motion,           solving. Emphasis will be               Prerequisites: None
capturing the essence of                on the process of design                                                        In this course, design
movement and form in space,             development from roughs to              GD131                                   principles will be applied to
and creating compositions               comprehensives, layout and              Observational Drawing                   the development of three-
based on the four basic                 marker techniques, and the              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   dimensional product
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
lighting situations.                    use of a grid system for                                                        graphics. This course will
Prerequisites: GD101                    multicomponent layouts.                 This course involves the                explore materials, processes,
                                        Prerequisites: GD102                    observation and translation of          and industry guidelines for
GD113                                                                           three-dimensional form into             surface treatments including
Typography                              GD123                                   two-dimensional drawings.               products, packages,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Design Concepts                         Starting with simple shapes             and exhibits.
22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   and progressing to more                 Prerequisites: GD204
                                        22 Lab Hours)
This course is an introduction                                                  complex organic forms,
to lettering skills and the             This course identifies the              students will build skill levels        GD204
history and foundation of               components of the design                in composition and line                 Media Design
letterforms. Also studied is            process and explores                    quality through the use of              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
the placement of display and            research methods. Design                tone, light, and shadow.
text type in a formatted                solutions appropriate to a              Prerequisites: GD101                    Students examine the
space, and the relationships            targeted market will be                                                         structures and
between the appearance and              emphasized. There will                  GD201                                   communications skills used
readability of letterforms.             be preparation of simple                Illustration                            by various members of a
Students will work in a                 and complex designs.                    (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   creative team. The processes
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
traditional context of hand             Typesetting, pagination,                                                        of concept development,
rendering type and also be              image reproduction, color               This course is an introduction          media application, and design
introduced to contemporary              specification, trapping                 to the philosophy behind                creation are emphasized. The
typesetting technology.                 procedures, and binding                 illustration and its use in the         variety of media used by
Prerequisites: MS100                    and finishing techniques                industry. Assignments will              graphic designers and their
                                        will be explored.                       focus on black and white and            suppliers are examined.
                                        Prerequisites: GD102                    color techniques, using                 Prerequisites: GD121, GD123
                                                                                contrast, values, composition,
                                                                                and function.
                                                                                Prerequisites: GD101, GD111
                                                                                                                           The Art Institute of Indianapolis




GD211                                   GD222                                   GD301                                   GD312
Digital Illustration                    Corporate                               Professional Practice                   Painting
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Communications                          (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
                                        22 Lab Hours)
This course helps students                                                      This course will introduce              This course is an in-depth
communicate and design                  This advanced design course             students to business                    study of the development of
with the computer as a                  will deal primarily with the            functions, operations, and              paintings and various painting
professional tool. Using                development of corporate                structures, and explore the             techniques. Emphasis will be
different software                      imaging. Building on theories           role of graphic design in               placed on the application of
applications, students                  developed in “Corporate                 business. Finance, business             value and tonal studies,
will demonstrate an                     Identity,” the course will              ethics, labor management                using a variety of wet and
understanding of electronic             further examine logo design             relations, organizational               dry media.
illustration. The course will           and application. Students will          behavior, and marketing are             Prerequisites: GD104, GD111
explore vector-based                    learn how a corporate “look”            among the topics to be
graphic applications that               unifies all aspects (both               covered. In addition,                   GD313
are considered to be                    graphic and otherwise) of a             guidelines and expectations             Publication Design
industry standard.                      company’s communication.                for professional behavior will          (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
Prerequisites: GD102, MS100             Prerequisites: GD202, GD214             be addressed.
                                                                                Prerequisites: GD204                    Students will prepare
GD214                                   GD225                                                                           scanned and object-oriented
Corporate Identity                      Photography Techniques                  GD302                                   graphics files and integrate
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Design Production                       them with text in a multiple
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                Team Layout                             page composition file. File
This course focuses on the              Students discover and                   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   transfer and document
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
role of design in a corporate           explore the basic principles of                                                 printing is covered. The place
identity program. An analysis           photography through the                 This is a special projects              of electronic page make-up in
of corporate objectives and             creative and technical uses of          course in which students                modern print production will
practical applications will be          a camera. Fundamental                   utilize their knowledge of              be studied.
the basis for developing a              functions, exposure, effect of          design, typography,                     Prerequisites: GD202, GD 121 and GD204
structured corporate image              the shutter, and aperture               production techniques, video,
system, including logo design           composition and qualities of            and audio to execute a team             GD321
and other business                      light are covered.                      project. Students also apply            Package Design
communication applications.             Prerequisites: None                     communications, teamwork,               (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
Prerequisites: GD211, GD113                                                     and organizational skills.
                                        GD233                                   Students work cooperatively             This course defines the role
GD221                                   Advanced Typography                     to achieve a common goal,               of packaging in product
Print Production                        (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   similar to industry experience.         identification, presentation,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                Prerequisites: GD114, GD204             and production, and explores
22 Lab Hours)
                                        This course explores printed                                                    the processes used in
Traditional print production            communication and the use               GD311                                   establishing a strong identity
techniques are employed in              of typography as an exclusive           Advertising Design                      program for consumer
the preparation of camera               element of design. The                  (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   products. The unique
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
ready art. Production of                development of marketable,                                                      challenges of adapting
single and multi-color                  original, and creative                  This course will further define         typography, illustration,
mechanicals and discussion              problem-solving solutions will          the role of graphic design              design, and materials to
of various printing processes           also be examined, with an               in an advertising context.              three-dimensional form will be
are covered.                            emphasis on professional                Students will be introduced             explored, and students’ skills
Prerequisites: GD121, GD123             presentation techniques.                to informational and                    in layout, design, and
                                        Prerequisites: GD113                    administrative approaches               typography will be expanded
                                                                                to the development of                   and strengthened. Research
                                                                                advertising. Campaign                   will include marketing
                                                                                strategies, based on media              objectives, structural integrity,
                                                                                and marketing realities, will           and display aesthetics.
                                                                                also be defined and applied.            Prerequisites: GD 121, GD203
                                                                                Prerequisites: GD204, GD 211



                                                                                                                                                                0057
GD401                                   GD412                                   GE110                                    GE130
Advanced Illustration                   Advanced Design                         English Composition                      Art History
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)    (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                Students are introduced to               This course examines the
This course emphasizes the              This advanced course                    college-level writing as a               historical development of
importance of concept and               enhances and builds on skills           process of developing and                painting, sculpture, and
originality of ideas in                 developed in fundamental                supporting a thesis in an                architecture, and compares
contemporary illustration.              design courses. Refining                organized essay. The use of              the visual arts from different
Prerequisites: GD201                    typographic skills and                  appropriate diction and                  time periods and cultures.
                                        furthering design sensitivities         language is emphasized                   The chronological progression
GD402                                   will be emphasized. Critical            along with reading and                   of techniques and the
Art Direction                           analysis and evaluation will be         responding to the writing of             evolving styles of artistic
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   explored in the context of              others. Students will adhere             expression are covered as
22 Lab Hours)
                                        goal-focused design                     to the standard conventions              well. Beginning with the art of
This course examines the                objectives. Portfolio-quality           of written English.                      ancient cultures, the course
role of the art director in             projects will be developed.             Prerequisites: GE091 or by examination   proceeds through early
producing multi-faceted                 Prerequisites: GD233                                                             Western art to the Italian
graphic design projects.                                                        GE115                                    Renaissance and from the
Working in teams, students              GE091                                   Critical Thinking                        High Renaissance to
will coordinate their creative          Transitional English                    (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)    contemporary twentieth
efforts, from concept to                (0 credits; 33 Lecture Hours)           This course explores the                 century art forms.
finished output. Professional           This is a transitional English          nature of effective thinking.            Prerequisites: None
quality portfolio examples will         course which focuses on the             Topics include meaning and
be produced throughout the              strengthening of grammatical,           analysis, language and                   GE140
term. By encouraging a team             mechanical, and usage skills            thought, understanding and               Speech and
approach, the course will               in writing. This course                 communication, reason and                Communication
further enhance students’               provides basic instruction in           feeling, and personal and                (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)
leadership, communication,              writing one paragraph and               objective perspective.                   The purpose of this course is
and negotiation skills.                 multi-paragraph essays.                 Consideration will be given to           to enable students to develop
Prerequisites: None                     Prerequisites: None                     the significance of the                  and improve their ability to
                                                                                principles of logical validity,          present themselves in a
GD411                                   GE092                                   the role of care and empathy,            variety of contexts. The
Advanced Digital Imaging                Transitional Mathematics                and the nature and                       student will learn how to
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (0 credits; 33 Lecture Hours)           importance of creativity in              evaluate the nature of an
22 Lab Hours)
                                        This is a transitional course           thinking and problem-                    audience and structure
This course emphasizes                  which focuses on the                    solving processes.                       material appropriately, so
digital imaging for interactive         understanding of the                    Prerequisites: None                      that ideas and talent are
presentations. Students will            operations of addition,                                                          conveyed in the most
use vector-and-raster based             subtraction, multiplication,            GE120                                    flattering manner possible.
applications for image                  and division for the sets of            College Mathematics                      Prerequisites: None
creation and manipulation.              whole numbers, decimal                  (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)
Advanced concepts such                  numbers, and fractions.                 This course covers set theory,
as animation, 3-D objects,              The course includes l                   logic, numeration systems,
layering, texture mapping,              earning the use of                      number theory, computing,
and archiving will be covered.          percentages and applying                algebra, measurement,
Prerequisites: GD114                    critical thinking to problem-           geometry, probability, and
                                        solving configurations.                 statistics. The objective is
                                        Prerequisites: None                     for students to develop a
                                                                                basic understanding of the
                                                                                use of mathematics in the
                                                                                real world.
                                                                                Prerequisites: GE092 or by examination
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GE150                                   GE200                                   GE250                                   GE280
Natural Science                         Sociology                               Anthropology                            Conversational Spanish I
(4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)   (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)   (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)   (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)

This course explores                    This course explores and                This course introduces                  This introductory
environmental science as an             analyzes the dynamics and               cultural anthropology as a              conversational course initiates
interdisciplinary study from            structure of human society.             sub-field of anthropology that          students to the association
the natural sciences (biology,          Students examine the                    centers on contemporary                 between Spanish sounds and
chemistry, and geology) and             fundamental processes and               societies. It focuses on                letters, with basis grammar
the social sciences (ecology,           constructs responsible for the          patterns of human behavior              concepts, and the beginnings
politics, ethics) to gain an            societal organization of social         and on culture as the way               of an understanding of
understanding of how                    behavior through observation,           people live and adapt to their          the Spanish-speaking
nature works and how                    and analysis of groups,                 various situations. Emphasis            communities in Latin America,
interconnections occur.                 social change, cultures,                is on the diversity of cultural         the United States, and Spain.
The use and abuse of the                norms, institutions, social             patterns throughout the world           Highly integrated sections of
environment is examined.                stratification, and the                 and the essential humanity of           the program, including audio,
Students will also explore              exploration of current                  all people. Examples from a             video, and computer
the future of the environment           issues in society.                      wide variety of cultures are            technology, provide many
and what effect they can                Prerequisites: None                     presented in written and                opportunities to develop
have on it.                                                                     film formats.                           speaking and listening skills in
Prerequisites: None                     GE201                                   Prerequisites: None                     situations relevant to
                                        Historical and                                                                  students’ lives.
GE160                                   Political Issues                        GE260                                   Prerequisites: None
Psychology                              (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)   Research and
(4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)   Coursework designed to                  Technical Writing                       GE290
This course is designed to              create an awareness of the              (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)   Conversational Spanish II
introduce the student to the            ideas, individual forces and            Fundamentals of research                (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)
nature of psychology. Topics            social forces that have                 and technical writing are               This is the second course in
discussed include aspects               shaped U.S. History. The                studied to assist students in           Spanish and will build on the
of human development,                   course analyzes the                     information gathering                   knowledge gained from
personality theory,                     essentials of the United                techniques and analysis that            Spanish I. The course will
psychological aspects of                States Constitution.                    enable the student to develop           focus more on vocabulary
stress, and the psychology              Sources of study include                a qualified, dependable thesis          and conversational Spanish
of learning, creativity, and            videos on constitutional                opinion and concept.                    in its everyday context.
motivation. Students will be            and cultural issues.                    Research materials include:             Students will be required to
introduced to this material             Prerequisites: None                     literature, video, Internet and         speak and write Spanish
through a combination of                                                        data. This course culminates            more spontaneously and
lecture, experiential                   GE220                                   in a comprehensive                      accurately. Students will have
exercises, group dynamics,              World Civilization                      research project.                       the opportunity to work in
and interpersonal analyses.             (4 quarter credits; 44 Lecture Hours)   Prerequisites: GE110                    teams speaking Spanish and
The course will provide,                In this course, students                                                        building their confidence
through both content                    explore the cultural,                                                           throughout the course. There
and methodology, insight                intellectual, and political                                                     will be additional activities
into human behavior,                    trends that have shaped the                                                     such as realistic survival
and self-awareness.                     historical development of the                                                   situations, group work to
Prerequisites: None                     world from the Renaissance                                                      bring Spanish into daily use in
                                        into the 21st Century.                                                          business and in the home.
                                        Prerequisites: None                                                             Students will also spend time
                                                                                                                        studying the culture and the
                                                                                                                        customs of several Spanish-
                                                                                                                        speaking countries.
                                                                                                                        Prerequisites: GE280




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ID102                                   ID111                                   ID114                                   ID130
History of Architecture                 Architectural Drafting I                Introduction to                         Human Factors
and Furniture I                         (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Business Practices                      (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
22 Lab Hours)                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
                                        After having examined the                                                       This course covers the
This course covers the                  language, tools, and                    This course provides an                 principles and considerations
evolution of architecture,              techniques of drafting,                 introduction to business                related to human factors,
interiors, furniture, and design        students learn to                       practices and procedures                anthropometrics, ergonomics
from the ancient world to the           communicate relevant                    and the forms necessary                 and the psychological
Industrial Revolution. The              information through                     for implementation.                     response of users to
cultural, political, social,            orthographic drafting.                  Prerequisites: None                     interior spaces.
and/or economic conditions              Dimension, scale, lettering,                                                    Prerequisites: ID111, ID113
of the times are included.              plans, elevations, sections,            ID121
Assignments provide                     details, and graphic symbols            Architectural Drafting II               ID133
opportunities to recognize              are primary elements of                 (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Codes and Regulations
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
how the styles of the past              this course.
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
continue to influence                   Prerequisites: None                     This course is a continuation
design today.                                                                   of ID111. Students develop a            This course covers the
Prerequisites: ID111                    ID112                                   comprehensive set of working            principles, policies, and
                                        Color Rendering                         drawings for a residential              practices required by
ID103                                   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   project. Emphasis will be               regulatory bodies and
                                        22 Lab Hours)
History of Architecture                                                         placed on elevations, cabinet           jurisdictions having authority
and Furniture II                        This course will show finished          details, and necessary                  over interior construction. An
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   application of perspective and          specifications to compliment            emphasis is placed on
22 Lab Hours)
                                        isometric construction to               the graphic communications.             aspects directly related to the
This course covers the                  rendered final drawings.                Prerequisites: ID111                    health, safety, and welfare of
development of architecture,            Projects will incorporate a                                                     the public.
interiors, furniture, and design        variety of media techniques.            ID122                                   Prerequisites: ID111, ID113
from the Industrial Revolution          Prerequisites: GD101, GD104             Furniture Styles,
to the present. The cultural,                                                   Surfaces, and Material                  ID150
political, social, and/or               ID113                                   Resources                               CAD I
economic conditions of                  Introduction to Interiors               (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                        (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
the times are included.
                                        22 Lab Hours)
Assignments provide                                                             In this course, students study          This course is an introduction
opportunities to recognize              This is an introductory course          the properties of materials             to the basic principles and
how the styles of the past              that covers the history and             and surfaces used by interior           applications of computer-
continue to influence                   evolution of the profession of          designers, and they visit               aided drafting for the
design today.                           interior design. Students are           professional sources in the             designer. Students will learn
Prerequisites: ID102                    familiarized with the                   field while creating a journal          the language, tools, and
                                        requirements of the field,              of resource information.                techniques needed to build a
                                        professional organizations,             Prerequisites: ID111, ID113             foundation for future projects.
                                        career opportunities, and                                                       Two-dimensional space
                                        future trends of the practice           ID123                                   planning images are
                                        of interior design. Principles          Textile Science                         computer generated to
                                        and elements of design are              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   produce floor plans, furniture
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
                                        explored as students learn                                                      plans, elevations, sections,
                                        concepts of residential space           Fabrics are studied from                and schedules.
                                        planning and utilization of             the raw stage through                   Prerequisites: ID111, MS100
                                        interior space as applied to            processing, spinning, and
                                        functional and esthetic                 weaving, to finishing. This
                                        requirements of the client.             course investigates textile
                                        Prerequisites: None                     sources and the appropriate
                                                                                selection of fabrics.
                                                                                Prerequisites: None
                                                                                                                           The Art Institute of Indianapolis




ID201                                   ID212                                   ID221                                   ID225
Windows and Window                      Residential Design                      Furniture, Cabinet and                  Lighting Design
Treatments                              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Product Design                          (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
22 Lab Hours)                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
                                        This course is a study of the                                                   This course is the study of
This course introduces                  elements unique to residential          This course reviews the                 the principles and application
students to window types                spaces based on client need             process of custom design                of lighting design in interior
and window treatments.                  that traces the design                  construction techniques,                design. Students explore
Coursework emphasizes                   process from programming                working drawings, material,             factors that impact the design
measuring, sketching,                   through working drawings                and finishes specifications.            of lighting interior spaces
design, estimating, and                 and presentation. This course           Prerequisites: ID111                    including properties and
selling. Students explore               presents the students with                                                      performance criteria.
communicating effectively               the opportunity to produce              ID223                                   Prerequisites: ID111, ID113
with workrooms                          projects for their                      Building and
and installers.                         professional portfolio.                 Interior Systems                        ID231
Prerequisites: ID113                    Prerequisites: ID111, ID202             (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Interior Detailing
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
ID202                                   ID213                                   This course studies the
Space Planning                          Residential Custom                      technical aspects of building           Study the materials and
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Design                                  and interior systems and                fabrication techniques
22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   details for commercial                  involved in the design and
                                        22 Lab Hours)
While utilizing conceptual                                                      interiors. Knowledge is                 construction of basic interior
thinking, students will                 Students develop a complete             applied to completing office            details and how designers
discover the process of                 design concept for a custom             project details and drawings            communicate these details in
space allocation. They will             built home. A residential set           for presentation. Students will         the document package.
accomplish this by analyzing            of drawings is drafted to meet          investigate the historical              Students discuss such topics
and identifying the space,              industry standards. Students            influence of materials and              as cabinetry, ceilings, walls,
defining the function,                  will learn the actual design            structural systems on                   and millwork.
acknowledging the                       and development sequence                architecture and design.                Prerequisites: ID113, ID121
requirements, and                       from initial working drawings           Prerequisites: ID121
understanding the                       to final design considerations.                                                 ID251
relationships of one room to            Drawings will include the site          ID224                                   CAD II
another. This course focuses            plan, floor plan, exterior and          Architectural and                       (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                         22 Lab Hours)
on space planning issues in             interior elevation, sections,           Interior Modeling
residential settings.                   details, door and windows               (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Three-dimensional
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
Prerequisites: ID111                    schedules, dimensioning,                                                        applications when using
                                        electrical, space planning,             Discovering the fundamentals            AutoCAD are explored. In this
ID205                                   and furniture layout.                   and the basic approach for              course, three-dimensional
Graphic Presentation                    Prerequisites: ID202, ID212             producing three-dimensional             commercial design and space
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,                                           scaled models is the premise            planning images are
22 Lab Hours)
                                        ID215                                   of this course. Techniques              computer generated.
Students develop basic                  3-D Digital Modeling                    cover model planning and                Prerequisites: ID150
image manipulation skills in            (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   concept modeling materials,
                                        22 Lab Hours)
a raster-based computer                                                         quality ant type, scale, color,
environment. Emphasis is                This course will introduce              adhesives, and glues.
on mastering the                        students to 3-D modeling                Prerequisites: ID121
fundamentals of scanning,               software as a communication
color management, photo                 tool. Students will realize
retouching, and imaging.                their design solutions
Students will also explore the          volumetrically as part of
fundamental techniques to               the design process.
create animation in a 3-D               Prerequisites: ID205, ID251
environment on a computer.
Prerequisites: GD101, GD102




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ID302                                   ID320                                   ID325                                   ID360
Construction Drawings                   Commercial Design II                    Acoustical Design                       Environmental and
and Contract Documents                  (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Sustainable Design
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                                                                                                           22 lab hours)
                                        This course further develops            This course is the study of
The course introduces                   the study of the commercial             the principles and application          This course covers the
students to the process of              environment by synthesizing             of acoustics in interior design.        principles and practices of
producing and using a set of            information gained in                   Students explore factors that           the design of environmentally
contract documents for                  Commercial Design I with                impact the acoustics of                 sensitive interior spaces.
interior spaces. Students will          way-finding, universal design           interior spaces including               Topics may include HVAC,
interpret and extract useful            and accessibility, sustainability       properties and performance              Electrical and Plumbing as
information from architectural          and detailed specifications             criteria of materials,                  well as sustainability, LEED
drawings, details, sections,            that are packaged into                  positioning, and selection of           and Green Design issues
and legends.                            construction drawings and               sound and home theater                  related to interior spaces.
Prerequisites: ID111, ID121             specification documents.                systems and soundproofing               Prerequisites: ID111, ID113
                                        Prerequisites: ID310                    and insulation of spaces
ID303                                                                           according to its uses.                  ID410
Programming/Space                       ID323                                   Students will explore the               Model Home Design
Planning (Commercial)                   Advanced Architectural                  specific acoustical needs for           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,                                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
                                        and Interior Rendering                  various residential and
22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   commercial spaces.                      Investigation of model home
                                        22 Lab Hours)
Students explore creative                                                       Prerequisites: ID121, ID210, ID303      merchandising and design
thinking skills and their ability       This course will further                                                        related to buyer profile and
to communicate design ideas             enhance the abilities of the            ID330                                   marketing psychology.
with visual representations,            student to produce                      Institutional Design                    Students discuss techniques
bubble diagrams, matrixes,              professionally rendered                 (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   for developing a saleable
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
storyboards, etc., developing           projects. Students will learn                                                   product. Topics include:
multiple solutions to complex           formal rendering techniques             This course involves the                contractor/builder
commercial design scenarios.            and demonstrate their                   process of institutional design         communication, preparing
The focus is on the                     understanding through                   from initial concepts to design         bids, presentations,
programming and space                   hands-on drawing exercises              development. Skills                     contracts, pricing structure,
planning segment of the                 designed to encourage                   developed include space                 and profit margins.
design development process.             experimentation with various            planning, selecting                     Prerequisites: All ID foundation courses
Prerequisites: ID111, ID124, ID202      graphic art media and                   appropriate materials and
                                        presentation techniques.                finishes, special interior              ID412
ID310                                   Students will engage and                detailing, researching codes,           Advanced Construction
Commercial Design I                     produce various graphic art             writing specifications, and             Documents
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   presentations of personal               estimating quantities and               (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                                                                                                           22 Lab Hours)
                                        design projects (past                   cost. Project focus may
This course is a study of               or present).                            include educational, liturgical,        This course provides students
the elements unique to                  Prerequisites: ID112, ID150             assisted living, healthcare,            with the knowledge to
nonresidential spaces based                                                     and education or government             develop a complete set of
on client need that traces                                                      environments.                           working drawings, and
the design process from                                                         Prerequisites: ID303                    specifications for a
programming through                                                                                                     commercial or residential
working drawings and                                                                                                    project. The use of CAD
presentation. This course                                                                                               software is emphasized.
presents the students                                                                                                   Prerequisites: ID223, ID231, ID302
with the opportunity to
produce projects for their
professional portfolio.
Prerequisites: ID111, ID202
                                                                                                                              The Art Institute of Indianapolis




ID421                                      ID431                                   ID441                                   IMD123
Facilities and Project                     Hospitality Design                      Graduate Project II                     Program Logic
Management                                 (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,      22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
22 Lab Hours)
                                           Investigation of industry               In this culminating studio              This course is an introduction
This course examines the                   standards, design issues,               course, students continue the           to various logic statements
complexity of facilities and               codes, and product relevant             development of a viable                 used in all programming
project management and                     to the development of                   solution for the project                languages, providing the skills
contract administration.                   hospitality spaces which may            initiated in Graduate Project I.        to convert written words into
Studies include the planning               include hotels, resorts, spas,          Skills from the entire program          programming logic.
process, motivating,                       entertainment and leisure               are leveraged into a final              Prerequisites: MS100
monitoring and reporting                   spaces, restaurants and                 portfolio project motivated by
performance, time                          other foodservice facilities.           environmentally sound, cost-            IMD132
management, scheduling,                    Projects should display                 effective, and responsible              Fundamentals of the
project control,                           viability and originality of            design practices.                       World Wide Web
and supervision.                           concept and innovative                  Prerequisites: ID440, ID302             (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                           22 Lab Hours)
Prerequisites: All ID foundation courses   presentation techniques.
                                           Prerequisites: ID303                    IMD121                                  Students are presented the
ID422                                                                              Web Scripting                           history and development of
NCIDQ Test Prep                            ID440                                   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   World Wide Web. They
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,                                              22 Lab Hours)
                                           Graduate Project I                                                              also develop the theoretical
22 Lab Hours)                              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Students will acquire the               foundations for
                                           22 Lab Hours)
The National Council for                                                           skills needed to develop,               comprehending the networks
Interior Design Qualifications             Students select a subject               design, and produce basic               that underlie the Web.
(NCIDQ) certifies interior                 based on their individual               Web pages.                              Prerequisites: MS100
designers through testing                  career aspirations and                  Prerequisites: MS100
methods. This course                       develop a project of a                                                          IMD201
prepares the student to sit for            substantial scope. Emphasis             IMD122                                  Web Authoring
this three-part two-day exam.              is on real-world needs that             Introduction to Authoring               (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
Students will use NCIDQ                    could be better met through
                                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
practice materials for the                 more responsible interior                                                       This course is a study of
project scenario and three-                design and architecture.                This course will introduce the          interactive multimedia with an
dimensional exercise.                      Content includes problem                student to concepts and                 emphasis on the hardware,
Students can qualify to sit for            identification, analysis of user        designs utilized in the                 software peripherals, and
this exam with our Interior                needs, observation and                  development of education,               interdisciplinary content
Design Bachelor’s program                  information gathering.                  sales, and marketing                    required for the successful
and two years of experience.               Ultimately a design program             presentations. Students                 completion of interactive
Prerequisites: All ID foundation courses   and schematic solution are              will create an integrated,              multimedia projects.
                                           prepared that will be further           interactive multimedia                  Prerequisites: IMD121
                                           developed into a complete               presentation using the
                                           design solution in Graduate             basic concepts and                      IMD202
                                           Project II for an interior              principles of multimedia                Scriptwriting for
                                           environment that will better            and graphic design.                     Interactive Media
                                           support the psychological               Prerequisites: GD114                    (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                           22 Lab Hours)
                                           and physiological health,
                                           safety and welfare of                                                           This is a specialized writing
                                           the public.                                                                     course for interactive design.
                                           Prerequisites: ID303, Academic                                                  Students will learn the unique
                                           Department Director approval                                                    characteristics and
                                                                                                                           techniques of media writing
                                                                                                                           and apply them to interactive
                                                                                                                           media production. Students
                                                                                                                           will also learn to conduct
                                                                                                                           research for media
                                                                                                                           writing projects.
                                                                                                                           Prerequisites: GE110

                                                                                                                                                                   0063
IMD203                                  IMD223                                  IMD250                                  IMD323
Introduction to                         Advanced Scripting                      Interactive                             Web Marketing
Scripting Languages                     Languages                               Motion Scripting                        (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                                                        This course focuses primarily
Students will develop and               Students will refine dynamic            This is an advanced course              on marketing on the Web,
refine basic programming                scripting skills to develop             that applies motion graphics            addressing the elements and
skills. The student will acquire        complex interactivity and               as an interaction, sequencing,          requirements of information
skills needed to design,                applications (applets).                 and motion for interactive              distribution, advertising, or
develop, and produce                    The course also examines                projects. Optimizing is a               sales in this new medium.
practical applications with a           client side forms in                    critical consideration in the           The content of the course
specific scripting or                   conjunction with server-side            creation of the user-                   includes an overview of major
programming language.                   scripting applications.                 centered experience.                    online services, portals,
Prerequisites: MS100, IMD123, IMD121    Prerequisites: IMD213                   Prerequisite: IMD240                    and developing content
                                                                                                                        aggregators. Students learn
IMD211                                  IMD230                                  IMD302                                  how to modify traditional
Desktop Video                           Concepts in                             Net Broadcasting                        marketing theories and
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Motion Design                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   strategies as well as the
22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                                                        demands and opportunities
                                        22 Lab Hours)
Students will demonstrate                                                       In this course, students                unique to the Web. One of
knowledge of editing using              This course is an introduction          learn the basics of audio               these opportunities receives
non-linear editing software             to motion design, concepts,             and video streaming                     special attention: using
and hardware in a computer              and techniques. Students                technologies and apply                  server push or other
lab. Students will produce              create interactive motion               them to sites and events.               push technologies to
and edit video and audio                using basic principles of               Prerequisites: IMD211, IMD240           develop “shows” or
using digital desktop                   design for timeline-                                                            “magazines” online.
video techniques.                       based media.                            IMD322                                  Prerequisites: IMD121 and RS121
Prerequisites: DMP131                   Prerequisites: GD114, GD 211            Designing for Dynamic
                                                                                Websites                                IMD325
IMD213                                  IMD240                                  (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Introduction to User-
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
Intermediate Scripting                  Interactive Motion                                                              Centered Design
Languages                               Graphics                                Students will apply user-               (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,                                           22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                centered design principles,
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                database structures, and                This course introduces
Through this course,                    This is an intermediate course          server-side scripting to create         students to the concepts
students refine and enhance             focusing on motion graphics             dynamic web sites. Particular           and processes of developing
programming skills. The                 as an interactive design                attention will be paid to               web sites, which have
student gains experience                solution. Students will                 design issues relating to the           addressing and solving user
developing advanced                     develop interactive motion              display of dynamic content              needs as a primary goal. By
applications using specific             graphics which incorporate              on the screen and how                   exploring the process step-
computer languages.                     created or imported                     that dynamic content                    by-step, students will identify
Integration of application              original graphics.                      will be delivered.                      where user issues are raised
software will be emphasized.            Prerequisite: IMD230                    Prerequisites: IMD223                   and how they are answered.
Prerequisites: IMD203                                                                                                   During the course, students
                                                                                                                        either physically create a
                                                                                                                        web site or a prototype.
                                                                                                                        Students present and
                                                                                                                        defend their decisions.
                                                                                                                        Prerequisite: IMD201
                                                                                                                           The Art Institute of Indianapolis




IMD335                                  IMD402                                  IMD404                                  IMD412
User-Centered Design:                   Designing for Server                    Professional Practice                   Senior Project
Usability Testing                       Side Technology                         (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Application and Defense
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                This course will introduce
This course introduces                  Students will build on the              students to business                    This course is a continuation
students to concepts and                skills taught in the Designing          functions, operations, and              of the Senior Research
techniques used in usability            for Dynamic Web Sites class.            structures, and explore the             Project. Students prepare,
testing. Through theories               Students will design and                role of graphic design in               present, and defend a
presented in the course,                develop web content for                 business. Finance, business             graduate project suitable for
students learn common ways              server-based dynamic                    ethics, labor-management                professional utilization.
to locate errors or problems            delivery. Focus will be on              relations, organizational               Prerequisites: IMD403
with interactive products. This         incorporating server side               behavior, and marketing are
course will focus on web                solutions into user-centered            among the topics to be                  IMD420
design usability testing.               web design in order to                  covered. In addition, the               Portfolio Presentation
Prerequisites: IMD325                   provide an exchange of                  guidelines and expectations             (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
                                        information between client              of professional behavior will
IMD345                                  and server.                             be addressed.                           This course will guide
User-Centered Design:                   Prerequisites: IMD322                   Prerequisites: IMD323                   students through the process
Integrated Information                                                                                                  of compiling their work into
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   IMD403                                  IMD411                                  a final interactive portfolio.
22 Lab Hours)
                                        Senior Project Research                 E-Learning Applications                 Students will apply
This course allows the                  (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   techniques and strategies to
                                        22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
students to refine their skills                                                                                         market themselves in their
relating information design to          The student selects a                   Through this course, students           chosen fields. Emphasis will
company objectives, both                Multimedia or Web Design                are introduced and gain                 be placed on students
business and financial.                 topic for their graduate                experience in the design,               assessing their most
Prerequisites: IMD335                   project. During this course,            development, and evaluation             marketable skills, designing
                                        students research their topic           of effective e-learning                 storyboards for their
IMD401                                  and begin programming the               programs. The course                    interactive portfolios, creating
E-Learning Design                       application for their graduate          focuses on theoretical                  professional design layouts,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   projects. The emphasis is on            foundations of e-learning,              creating interfaces,
22 Lab Hours)
                                        quantitative and qualitative            types of authoring software,            backgrounds, buttons,
This course will introduce              research, scheduling of the             options for authoring                   audio/video elements,
students to the principles              project, methods of                     systems, and principles of              résumés, and print
of instructional design as              presentation, and qualitative           effective design, instructional         materials to support their
applied to e-learning. Skill            results. This class should be           analysis, and production of e-          interactive portfolios.
development will include                taken in the last year of the           learning materials. Students            Prerequisites: IMD322
goal analysis, performance              student’s program.                      design, build, evaluate, and
objective writing, instructional        Prerequisites: RS121                    revise instructional
strategies, and instructional                                                   applications using industry
materials creation.                                                             standard authoring systems.
Prerequisites: IMD230                                                           Prerequisites: IMD401




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KB201                                   MMA121                                  MMA123                                  MMA201
Bath Design                             Character and                           Storyboarding                           3-D Modeling
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Object Design                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
                                        22 Lab Hours)
This course addresses the                                                       This course focuses on                  Through critical analysis, the
fundamentals of bath design             In this course students will            industry-standard                       student will apply basic
including universal design              design and draw characters              storyboarding and scripting             design principles to the
and accessibility in new                or objects for animation using          techniques to animation.                solution of visual problems
construction and renovation.            line to accurately delineate            Contents to be covered                  using elements of 3-D design.
Topics include fixtures,                the form. Students will learn           include the various purposes            The student will conceptualize
fittings, furnishings,                  appropriate proportion and              and formats of storyboards,             3-D coordinate systems,
equipment, cabinetry                    form for an animated                    the basic terminology                   construct 3-D models, and
and finishes, construction,             character or object. Course             and concepts used in                    perform mathematical
electrical, and basic                   assignments include gesture             storyboarding, and the                  computations as they apply
plumbing. Industry relevant             drawing, action poses,                  application of storyboarding            to geometric construction.
nomenclature and product                turnarounds, and the creation           techniques to the creation of           Prerequisites: MS100
information are used to                 of 3-D characters or objects.           storyboards with or without a
create specifications and               Prerequisites: GD101, GD102, GD104      written script.                         MMA202
cabinet plans.                          and GD111                               Prerequisites: GD101, GD102, GD104,     Computer Paint
Prerequisites: ID111, ID202                                                     GD111, GD131                            (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
                                        MMA122
KB202                                   Introduction to                         MMA126                                  This course is an introduction
Kitchen Design                          2-D Animation                           Conceptual Storytelling                 to the computer as an
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   illustration medium.
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                                                        Assignments are designed to
Kitchen Design is a course              This course is a study of 2-D           The course is an introduction           explore “surface” qualities,
based on the National                   animation using a 2-D paint             to storytelling and the                 texture, image layering,
Kitchen and Bath Association            and animation program as                components of story. The                automatic distortions, and
(NKBA) guidelines. Students             the primary tool. Students will         goal is to develop storytelling         additive color theory, color
learn how to create kitchens            study the basics of timing,             skills and an understanding of          mixing with light, digitizing
that suit the needs of all              weight, and anticipation. Use           story form. Students will               video camera input, resolution
users throughout their life             of a capture device, pencil             examine story art through               systems and color digitizing.
cycle. Every aspect of                  tests, inking, and other 2-D            story structure, character, and         This course will explore
universal design, as it applies         animation skills will be                composition. Students will be           issues of hard copy and
to kitchen planning, is                 explored. The students will             presented with the tools,               problems with reproduction.
covered to integrate how the            apply these skills through              techniques, and the                     Prerequisites: GD114
student can create functional,          storyboarding and                       understanding of what stories
flexible, accessible, universally       character studies.                      are and how they work. The              MMA203
designed spaces without                 Prerequisites: GD114                    course will comprise reading,           Intermediate 2-D
sacrificing aesthetics.                                                         writing, and discussion about           Animation
Prerequisites: KB201                                                            traditional storytelling as well        (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                as the impact of technology
                                                                                and interactivity on                    In this course, students learn
                                                                                storytelling. Students will             and apply techniques to
                                                                                learn to craft, analyze, and            create ten-second animations
                                                                                critique stories while working          with a purpose. Addition of
                                                                                with the tools necessary                multiple characters increases
                                                                                to present material in                  the level of complexity and
                                                                                digital format.                         necessitates a short story
                                                                                Prerequisites: GE110                    line. Use of a capture device,
                                                                                                                        pencil tests, inking, and other
                                                                                                                        2-D skills will be explored.
                                                                                                                        Prerequisites: MMA122
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MMA211                                  MMA305                                  MMA311                                  MMA321
3-D Animation                           Background Design                       Special Topics for                      Compositing
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   and Layout                              Computer Animation                      (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
                                        22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
This course explores the                                                                                                This course will continue the
fundamental techniques used             This course focuses on the              This course allows the                  development of the skills
to create animation in a 3-D            fundamentals of background              student to select special               used when finalizing an
environment on a computer.              layout, with emphasis on                topics in animation and                 animation project, using
Specific animation features             perspective, composition,               produce such animations                 various compositing software.
and functions of the given              design basics, staging,                 under the guidance of an                This class will reinforce
software will be discussed              mood, texture, and lighting.            instructor. The student will be         concepts, techniques, and
and applied to the creation of          Students will also learn the            exposed to the various                  vocabulary that students
short 3-D animation                     basics of using props as                applications of animation and           learned in previous classes.
compositions. Emphasis will             background and                          apply their animation skills to         More sophisticated tools and
be placed on transferring               foreground design.                      chosen topics.                          techniques will be introduced,
basic animation techniques              Prerequisites: MMA202                   Prerequisites: Academic Department      and each student will
into a computer generated                                                       Director approval                       produce a final, edited
3-D animation composition.              MMA306                                                                          animation including special
Prerequisites: MMA201                   Character Modeling                      MMA313                                  effects. Concepts presented
                                        (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Advanced Life Drawing                   will include non-linear digital
                                        22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
MMA212                                                                                                                  editing, sound, composition,
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
Camera and                              This course covers advanced                                                     layering, file management,
Lighting Techniques                     modeling techniques used for            Continuing to develop the               color management, and video
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   building a three-dimensional            various drawing skills from all         concepts. Work will focus on
22 Lab Hours)
                                        character. Students will                preceding drawing courses,              students’ own animations.
This course explores the                explore techniques of                   students will further develop           Prerequisites: DMP220, MMA201
various camera and lighting             character modeling to include           their drawing skills as applied
techniques as applied to                various approaches to                   to animation or graphic                 MMA325
computer animation.                     figure construction.                    design. Emphasis will be                Pre-Production Team
Discussions will cover the              Prerequisites: MMA201                   placed on simplifying                   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
general concepts and                                                            drawings through contour
principles of camera moves              MMA307                                  lines, color generating                 This course will expose
and lighting in computer                Material and Lighting                   impressions of form under               students to the preproduction
animation. Focus will be                (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   time constraints, and                   processes used in the
                                        22 Lab Hours)
placed on applying camera                                                       expressing emotion through              animation and related
and lighting techniques to              In this class, students will be         the use of abstract line,               industries. The primary
computer-generated models               introduced to materials,                form and color.                         components of the course
and/or animation.                       textures, and lighting                  Prerequisites: GD111                    will be a thorough review of
Prerequisites: MMA201                   strategies to add detail and                                                    all pre-production activities
                                        realism to objects without              MMA316                                  and project management.
MMA301                                  adding complexity to the                Character Animation                     Students will participate in
Hard Surface and                        model. Students will simulate           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   production teams and will
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
Organic Modeling                        real-world surfaces containing                                                  focus on planning all aspects
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   reflection radiosity and                This is an advanced level 3-D           of an animation production.
22 Lab Hours)
                                        other effects.                          animation course building on            Co-requisites: MMA306, MMA211
This course covers advanced             Prerequisites: MMA201                   techniques learned from
modeling techniques used for                                                    previous modeling and
building organic and hard                                                       animation courses. Students
surface objects and                                                             will learn how to apply real
environments.                                                                   life action sequences
Prerequisites: MMA201                                                           to characters.
                                                                                Prerequisites: MMA211, MMA306




                                                                                                                                                                0067
MMA326                                  MMA405                                  MMA412                                  MS100
Motion Graphics                         3-D Visual Effects                      Animation                               Computer Applications
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Production Team                         (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
This course is an introduction          Effects animation takes                                                         This course is designed to
to the use of titling in                students through the basics             This course is a special                introduce students to the
theatrical and broadcast                of making special effects.              project course where                    world of computers and their
graphics. Techniques for                Students will be using such             students utilize their                  relevance to students’ chosen
design and implementation               tools as particles, soft bodies,        knowledge of modeling,                  areas of concentration, as
will be covered. Students will          dynamics, and expressions to            animation, interactivity,               well as provide hands-on,
produce title sequences and             create several scenes.                  processing, and composting              working knowledge of a
montages, integrating image             Prerequisites: MMA328                   software to create a team               representative computer
manipulation applications                                                       project. The student will work          system. The course will be a
and other image                         MMA406                                  cooperatively to achieve a              combination of lecture and
processing support.                     Advanced 3-D Animation                  common goal similar to                  laboratory sessions. Lectures
Prerequisites: MMA211, DMP220           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   industry experience. Optional           will introduce the conceptual
                                        22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                internships may be available            framework of computer
MMA327                                  This course continues to                for students who qualify.               systems and how they work,
Intermediate                            explore the various                     Prerequisites: MMA325, MMA406, MMA411   as well as the implications of
3-D Animation                           techniques to create                                                            computer technology in our
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   animation in a 3-D                      MMA416                                  contemporary environment.
22 Lab Hours)
                                        environment on a computer.              Computer                                The laboratory sessions will
Built upon the foundation of            Emphasis will be placed on              Animation Studio                        provide hand skills on a
3-D Animation, this course              the advancement of                      (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   specific computer system
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
continues to explore the                animation techniques as                                                         and will teach functions within
various techniques to create            learned in Intermediate                 Utilizing advanced computer             a computer environment to
animation in a 3-D                      3-D Animation.                          programs, students will be              complete projects.
environment on a computer.              Prerequisites: MMA327                   able to design, produce, and            Prerequisites: None
Specific animation features                                                     edit imaginative animation
and functions of the given              MMA411                                  sequences. Special topics in            MS101
software will be discussed              Traditional                             modeling and animation will             Nutrition Science
and applied to the production           Animation Studio                        be covered such as                      (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)
of short 3-D animation                  (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   advanced concepts, lighting,            This course centers on an
                                        22 Lab Hours)
projects. Emphasis will be                                                      compositing, special effects,           explanation of the basic
placed on synthesized use of            Students work with team                 camera moves, audio, and                principles of nutrition and
animation techniques in a               members on actual animation             inverse kinematics.                     their relationship to health.
computer-generated                      jobs from the field, or create a        Prerequisites: MMA405, MMA406, MMA412   The structure, functions, and
3-D animation.                          full-length animation with a                                                    sources of nutrients–including
Prerequisites: MMA211                   purpose. In this advanced                                                       proteins, carbohydrates, fats,
                                        course, all nuances of project                                                  vitamins, minerals, and
MMA328                                  creation, production, and                                                       water–are discussed. Current
Advanced Lighting                       post-production are taught.                                                     issues in nutrition are
and Texturing                           Prerequisites: MMA203, MMA325                                                   reviewed, including dietary
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,                                                                                   guidelines, energy balance,
22 Lab Hours)
                                                                                                                        vitamin supplements, and
In this course, students will                                                                                           food fads.
continue to develop lighting                                                                                            Prerequisites: None
and texturing skills.
Co-requisites: MMA212, MMA307
                                                                                                                           The Art Institute of Indianapolis




MWD111                                  PHG130                                  PHG150                                  PHG240
Introduction to                         Survey of Photography                   Photographic Design                     Photo Criticism
Multimedia                              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
22 Lab Hours)
                                        In this course, students                This course requires students           This course will offer an
This course will familiarize            receive an overview of the              to demonstrate their ability to         in depth study into
students with the terminology,          photographic industry,                  define and solve advanced               photographic criticism. To
hardware, software,                     including specialty fields              design problems. Students               assist students in developing
peripherals, and                        available to professional               will analyze the characteristics        a vocabulary for critically
interdisciplinary content               photographers and a history             and purposes of various                 analyzing photographs,
required for the successful             of these fields. A working              problems and then offer clear           they will look carefully at
composition of interactive              knowledge of these career               and creative solutions for              contemporary critical thought.
multimedia projects. Students           fields will be obtained through         each. The students are                  Further study will examine
will produce a final project.           lectures presented by                   expected to communicate                 how personal beliefs
Prerequisites: MS100                    working professionals and               ideas using symbolism                   and cultural values are
                                        field trips to business                 appropriately.                          expressed and represented
PHG110                                  locations. This class                   Prerequisites: DPH201, MS100, PHG110    in photography.
Principles of                           increases the students’                 (or its equivalent)                     Prerequisites: DPH204, MS100, PHG150
Photography                             understanding of the history                                                    (or its equivalent)
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   of photography through the              PHG220
22 Lab Hours)
                                        discussion of recognized                Advanced Lighting                       PHG330
In this fundamental course,             photographers and their                 (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Studio Photography
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
students will identify basic            influences on society. This
                                                                                                                        22 Lab Hours)
photographic tools and their            course provides a framework             Students expand on the skills
intended purposes, including            for critically considering              developed in the first lighting         The challenges of studio
the proper use of various               photographs through                     course. Emphasis will be                photography are studied
camera systems, light meters,           describing, interpreting,               placed on lighting for                  via a variety of assignments
and film selection. Students            evaluating, and theorizing.             products and people in both             that require students to
will analyze photographs to             Prerequisites: None                     the studio and on location.             photographically render
determine their positive and                                                    Students will be introduced to          various subjects with the
negative attributes and apply           PHG140                                  the correct utilization of              appropriate clarity and
these principles to produce             Large Format                            electronic flash and lighting           artistry dictated by the
their own visually compelling           Photography                             tools in the studio and                 assignment criteria.
images by employing the                 (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   on location.                            Prerequisites: DPH204, MS100, PHG150
                                        22 Lab Hours)
correct photographic                                                            Prerequisites: PHG120 (or               (or its equivalent)
techniques.                             Working individually and in             its equivalent)
Prerequisites: None                     teams, students will utilize
                                        large format cameras, both in           PHG230
PHG120                                  the studio and on location,             Editorial Photography
Lighting                                working with various light              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,                                           22 Lab Hours)
                                        sources. Topics include:
22 Lab Hours)
                                        exposure and image control,             In this course students will
In this course, students will           and the management of                   learn to photograph “people”
be introduced to the basic              perspective and focus with              featured in advertising and
concepts and principles of              movements that are unique to            editorial layouts. Specific
lighting for photography. The           the view camera.                        subjects covered are the
fundamentals of recognizing             Prerequisites: PHG110 (or               fields of fashion, advertising
and controlling both natural            its equivalent)                         design, and Marketing with
and studio lighting with                                                        concentration on editorial
emphasis on the quality,                                                        portraits through completion
direction, and effect on                                                        of studio location projects.
the photographic image                                                          Prerequisites: DPH204, MS100, PHG150
will be covered.                                                                (or its equivalent)
Prerequisites: PHG110
(or its equivalent)



                                                                                                                                                                0069
PHG340                                  PHG360                                     PHG390                                  PHG440
Location Photography                    Marketing and                              Creative Concepts                       Architectural
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Promotions                                 (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Photography
22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,      22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                        22 Lab Hours)                                                                      22 Lab Hours)
This course explores the                                                           This course concentrates
special needs of location               This course explores                       upon the exploration of                 In this course students
photography. The planning               professional development                   image concepts, content,                examine architectural
and logistics of shooting on            tools, including résumés,                  symbolism, and narrative                photography, including the
location are covered.                   cover letters, networking, and             potential of photography.               planning, lighting, and
Transportation, scouting,               interviewing. Students                     Emphasis will be placed upon            photographing of interiors
permits and billing, in addition        develop individual plans for               experimenting with                      and exteriors. Students use
to lighting, metering, and              marketing their talents and                alternatives to the single              cameras and software to
other photographic controls             finding work after graduation,             “documentary style”                     control perspective and
will be demonstrated in a               with emphasis on targeting                 traditional approach to                 mixed lighting conditions.
variety of assignments related          markets to suit their                      photography. Students will be           Prerequisites: DPH204, MS100, PHG150
to fashion, portraiture, still life,    personal goals.                            challenged to develop a wider           (or its equivalent)
product, stock, and                     Prerequisites: DPH204, MS100, PHG150 (or   understanding of possible
architectural photography.              its equivalent), RS131                     photographic solutions to               RS100
Students work alone and in                                                         problems of communication               Survey of Media
teams, thus sharing a                   PHG380                                     and self-expression.                    and Design
number of photographic                  Photojournalism                            Prerequisites: PHG240, PHG330           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                        (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,                                              22 Lab Hours)
and support roles.
                                        22 Lab Hours)
Prerequisites: MS100, PHG110                                                       PHG410                                  This course will present a
(or its equivalent)                     In this course, students will              Corporate/Industrial                    survey of the design fields.
                                        obtain an accurate picture of              Photography                             Specifically, it will focus
PHG350                                  photojournalism as presented               (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   on entry-level jobs and
                                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
Portraiture Photography                 by seasoned professionals.                                                         responsibilities, career
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Emphasis is placed on                      Students explore the special            paths, characteristics, and
22 Lab Hours)
                                        creativity, content, gathering             needs and challenges of the             necessary skills for success,
Workshops and critiques                 of information, and layout.                corporate and industrial                regional differences in
enable the student to learn             Students will learn that this              photographer through a wide             employment, types of
basic portrait techniques               field is one that requires                 variety of assignments that             projects and products, and
applicable to general                   dedication and drive. They                 these photographers are                 an introduction of the path
portraiture and consumer,               will be shown examples of                  called on to execute.                   from concept to product in
corporate, advertising, and             photojournalism and will be                Students will shoot and                 each of the industries.
editorial photography. Course           required to produce their own              produce assignments                     Prerequisites: None
emphasis is on classical                renditions of the picture                  related to annual reports
portraiture with attention              sturdy, magazine covers, and               that will include executive
given to the use of lighting,           page layouts for all types of              portraiture, corporate
posing, and facial view to              print media.                               events, architectural, and
create a flattering portraiture.        Prerequisites: GD102, PHG110               product photography.
Prerequisites: DPH204, MS100, PHG150    (or its equivalent)                        Prerequisites: DPH204, MS100, PHG150
(or its equivalent)                                                                (or its equivalent)
                                                                                                                           The Art Institute of Indianapolis




RS111                                   RS131                                   RS200                                   RS202
Business Law                            Fundamentals of                         Career Development                      Portfolio Presentation
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   Advertising                             (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                           (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   22 Lab Hours)                           22 Lab Hours)
                                        22 Lab Hours)
This course includes the                                                        This course is a study of how           This course will guide
study of basic legal principles         This course is a basic                  to present oneself                      students through the process
related to the conduct of               introduction to advertising, its        successfully as a self-                 of compiling their work into a
business. Specifically, this            history, potential, and                 marketing venture. Students             final interactive portfolio.
course includes: an overview            limitations. We will examine            focus on the mechanics of               Students will apply
of the legal system,                    various definitions of                  the job search process                  techniques and strategies to
contracts, personal property,           advertising and different               (networking, résumé,                    market themselves in their
intellectual property, real             methods of communication,               interview, generating positive          chosen fields. Emphasis
property, law of sales, agency          as well as the advertising              impressions, and cover                  will be placed on students
and employment law,                     spiral, advertising objectives,         letters) and the development            assessing their most
business organizations,                 advertising copy, and federal           of the oral communication               marketable skills and
insurance, security devices,            regulations. In addition, we            skills needed in all aspects of         designing résumés and
bankruptcy, and alternative             will look at how advertising            professional life. Particular           printed material to support
dispute resolution.                     has changed over the years              emphasis is placed on                   their portfolios.
Prerequisites: None                     and been affected by the                identifying short-term and              Prerequisites: Academic Department
                                        culture that has produced it.           long-term professional                  Director approval
RS121                                   Learning about the major                employment goals, as
Fundamentals of                         events, trends, and influences          well as related strategies              RS221
Marketing                               on advertising will help the            and resources.                          Introduction to
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   students place current events           Prerequisites: None                     Accounting Principles
22 Lab Hours)                                                                                                           (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)
                                        in context and help nourish
This course addresses the               the students’ understanding             RS201                                   This course introduces the
fundamental concepts and                of the possibilities of various         Portfolio Preparation                   basic concepts of financial
principles of marketing. The            types of ads and advertising            (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   accounting, including the
                                                                                22 Lab Hours)
overview of marketing                   campaigns. The course will                                                      principles upon which the
provided here will help                 also help the students                  This course will prepare                determination of a company’s
students place their                    recognize emerging trends               students for job interviews by          net income and financial
knowledge in a framework                and capitalize on them.                 helping them compile a                  position are based. The
and understand how each                 Prerequisites: None                     portfolio. Students will                course presents the
component contributes to the                                                    demonstrate their conceptual,           fundamentals of the
strength and utility of a                                                       design, craftsmanship, and              accounting cycle, recording
marketing plan. Students will                                                   other skills as they assemble           process, financial statements,
also learn how to identify the                                                  and refine their portfolio              budgetary planning, and
ways in which world events                                                      pieces. Working individually            performance evaluation.
and cultural assumptions                                                        with an instructor, each                Basic financial statements are
influence marketing.                                                            student will select                     introduced. Emphasis is given
Prerequisites: None                                                             representative pieces,                  to the items included in these
                                                                                showcasing work that                    reports and the economic
                                                                                reflects a unique style.                events and accounting
                                                                                Prerequisites: Academic Department      related to them. The course
                                                                                Director approval                       provides information to
                                                                                                                        facilitate how to use and
                                                                                                                        interpret accounting
                                                                                                                        information.
                                                                                                                        Prerequisites: GE120




                                                                                                                                                                0071
RS251                                      RS321                                   RS341                                   RS402
Project Management                         Principles of                           Human Resource                          Portfolio Presentation
(3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,      Marketing Research                      Management                              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
22 Lab Hours)                              (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,   (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   22 Lab Hours)
                                           22 Lab Hours)
This course focuses on the                                                         This course introduces the              This course will guide
multimedia project                         The use of the marketing                principles and practices of             students through the process
management process and                     research process as a tool for          human resources                         of compiling their work into a
development of the project                 solving management                      management with emphasis                final interactive portfolio.
team as key to the successful              problems is a focus of this             on the entry-level manager’s            Students will apply
achievement of multimedia                  course. The source of data,             role. Topics covered will               techniques and strategies to
project goals. The process                 sampling procedures,                    include employment laws,                market themselves in their
examines the main elements                 questionnaire design, data              workforce management,                   chosen fields. Emphasis will
required in every                          collection, and analysis will           compensation and benefits               be placed on students
proposal/plan, time frame,                 be covered.                             administration, labor unions,           assessing their most
and budget. Key areas of                   Prerequisites: RS121                    employee safety, diversity              marketable skills and
multimedia project teams                                                           and ethics.                             designing résumés and
serve to support the                       RS333                                   Prerequisites: None                     printed material to support
fundamental approach that                  Leadership and                                                                  their portfolios.
every project team is tailored             Organizational                          RS401                                   Prerequisites: Academic Department
to achieve project results                 Development                             Portfolio Preparation                   Director approval
efficiently and effectively.               (3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                   22 Lab Hours)
Prerequisites: None                        This class covers leadership,
                                           organizational management               This course will prepare
RS299                                      and culture, and the                    students for job interviews by
Internship                                 relationship to current                 helping them compile a
(3 quarter credits; 198 Internship Hour)   organizations. Operating                portfolio. Students will
Through a field internship                 businesses in today’s market            demonstrate their conceptual,
experience, students will be               means possessing the skills             design, craftsmanship, and
able to apply acquired                     to communicate, critically              other skills as they assemble
subject matter and                         analyze, and grow beyond                and refine their portfolio
career/professional skills in a            the management role in order            pieces. Working individually
real and practical situation.              to bring an operation to its            with an instructor, each
The main objectives of the                 highest level of success.               student will select
internship are to allow                    Examination of leadership               representative pieces,
students the opportunity to                styles, development of                  showcasing work that reflects
observe and participate in the             strategic plans, and critical           a unique style.
operation of successful                    problem solving are the                 Prerequisites: Academic Department
businesses relating to their               hallmarks of the course.                Director approval
fields of study. The students              Prerequisites: None
will gain experience needed
to enter the field upon
graduation. This course is
intended for the student’s
final quarter.
Prerequisites: Academic Department
Director approval
                                                                                                                            The Art Institute of Indianapolis




RS410                                   RS499                                       VEMG211
Innovation and                          Internship                                  Intermediate Visual
Entrepreneurship                        (3 quarter credits; 198 Internship Hours)   Effects I
(3 quarter credits; 33 Lecture Hours)   Through a field internship                  (3 quarter credits; 22 Lecture Hours,
                                                                                    22 Lab Hours)
This course provides an                 experience, students will be
introductory overview to the            able to apply acquired                      This course begins with an
knowledge and skills needed             subject matter and                          overview of the history of
for entrepreneurship. The               career/professional skills in a             visual effects with emphasis
course offers a chance to               real and practical situation.               on the various effects
gain new knowledge and                  The main objectives of the                  processes in their historical
skills about how to identify            internship are to allow                     contexts. It continues with
and pursue entrepreneurial              students the opportunity to                 discussions of the field of
opportunities that can be               observe and participate in the              post-production, animation
applied to a student’s own              operation of successful                     and broadcast graphics, and
interests. Topics include:              businesses relating to their                analysis of major sectors of
how entrepreneurs find,                 fields of study. The students               those industries and career
screen, and evaluate ideas              will gain experience needed                 opportunities within them.
and new business                        to enter the field upon                     Prerequisites: MS100
opportunities. Under the area           graduation. This course is
of Creativity: emphasis is              intended for the students’
given to imagination,                   final quarter.
ingenuity; the ability to create;       Prerequisites: Academic Department
the act of relating previously          Director approval
unrelated things; the
application of a person’s
mental ability, and curiosity to
discover something new.
Under the area of Innovation:
emphasis is given to the
introduction of something
new; the development of new
processes, methods, devices,
products, and services for
use by oneself and/or others.
Under the area of
Entrepreneurship: emphasis
is given to the pursuit of
opportunity without regard to
resources currently controlled
and the process of creating
value by combining resources
in unique ways to exploit
opportunity.
Prerequisites: Academic Department
Director approval




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