THE ART INSTITUTES INTERNATIONAL MINNESOTA RENAMES INTERACTIVE MEDIA DESIGN PROGRAM TO INCLUDE EMPHASIS IN WEB DESIGN

October 24, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
In response to advancements and the enhancement of a designerís role within the communication technology field, The Art Institutes International Minnesota has renamed its Interactive Media Design program to be called Web Design & Interactive Media. This programís renaming is intended to highlight The Art Institutes web design curriculum strength within an existing program.

Dana Nybo, Academic Director of Web Design & Interactive at The Art Institutes International Minnesota, commented on the renaming of the program, saying, ďToday in the rising world of e-commerce, every industry understands the need for a web presence to successfully conduct business. Due to the high visibility of web positions in todayís marketplace, we felt it was important to clearly communicate our strong web design curriculum to future students.Ē

The curriculum for Web Design & Interactive Media will continue to offer students courses that address interface design, interactivity, visual design, database design, dynamic content design, technology, information design, Photoshop and other layout programs. Graduates who earn a bachelorís degree will be prepared to enter the job market in entry-level positions such as Web Designer, Interactive Designer and Web Programmer.

To learn more about the Web Design & Interactive Media program, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/minneapolis.

About The Art Institutes International Minnesota
Founded in 1964 as Lowthian College, The Art Institutes International Minnesota is a diverse, dynamic institution of higher education whose mission is to educate students for creative careers. The Art Institutes International Minnesota is a regional leader in design, media arts, creative management and culinary arts education. The Art Institutes International Minnesota is one of The Art Institutes (www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of over 35 locations throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals. The website for The Art Institutes International Minnesota can be found at www.artinstitutes.edu/minneapolis.