Entertainment Design fabricators understand the artistic elements of 3-D entertainment. In The Art Institutes Entertainment Design program, you’ll learn the art, theory, and mechanics fabricators use to build special effects products and animatronic systems. Our instructors will teach you to design both architectural and virtual experiences — to conceptualize, organize, write, and illustrate specifications to construct and create material and digital experiences. As a student, you’ll gain hands-on experience within industry-related facilities that may include a fabrication shop and green room. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level positions in special effects and exhibit development for the entertainment field, museums, historic sites, and amusement parks.
In the Event Management program, you’ll get an overview of what it takes to manage and publicize events. You’ll gain knowledge of how to work with vendors including caterers, florists, and rental companies. And you’ll discuss the correct methods to spread the word about the event — including insight advertising and community relations.
In the Hospitality Management program, you’ll learn about both the culinary and business aspects of the hospitality industry. Coursework includes facilities and human resource management, purchasing, planning, and cost control. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment in positions such as restaurant manager or catering manager in hotels, restaurants, cruise ships, and banquet facilities.
Hotel & Restaurant Management
In the Hotel and Restaurant Management program, you’ll study the skills needed to pursue management positions inside of hotels and restaurants. Coursework focuses on communications, training, leadership, management, human resources, technology, accounting, marketing, financial management, and customer relations. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as restaurant manager or catering manager in restaurants, cruise ships, and banquet facilities.
Set & Exhibit Design
In the Set & Exhibit Design program, you will study the principles of industrial design as they pertain to the entertainment industry. This program combines hands-on construction skills, creative design training, and industry specific business knowledge. Professionals who have worked in the film, video, television, and marketing industries will guide you as you work in both model form and life-size set design. Graduates are prepared to see entry-level positions in motion pictures, television studios, music videos, productions, museums, theme parks, exhibit design companies, malls, and other marketing industry areas.
In the Visual Arts program, you’ll focus on painting, drawing, ceramics, photography, and installation art. The program encourages you to combine media to redefine traditional boundaries. You’ll also work closely with faculty members to gain communication and promotional skills needed to visually and verbally articulate ideas. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as artist and instructor within the visual arts field.
Wine, Spirits & Beverage Management
In the Wine, Spirits & Beverage Management program, you’ll focus on the process of overseeing wines, spirits, and beverages supplies for restaurants, cruise ships, or banquet facilities. You’ll study communications, training, leadership, management, accounting, marketing, financial management, and employee relations. Enrollment in this program may be limited by state drinking age requirements. Please contact local school for information.
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