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The Art Institute of Colorado, Department of Fashion Design & Fashion Retail Management Programs Profile

Written by FS StaffJanuary 5, 2012
The Art Institute of Colorado

The Art Institute of Colorado: Fashion Design/ Fashion Retail Management.
Denver, Colorado
Department of Fashion Design & Fashion Retail Management

The fashion design curriculum at the Art Institute of Colorado gives students a comprehensive approach to the fashion industry by incorporating many facets of design including business, design, technology, and marketing. Courses in the fashion program are up to date with technological trends in the design industry, allowing students to master the craft of design by developing both technical proficiency and creative thinking skills. Fashion design majors are prepared for entry level work as an assistant designer, stylist, display artist, fashion illustrator, manufacturing production assistant, or computer marking and grading technician. Fashion retail management students are given a solid understanding of retailing and fashion, starting with historical contextualization followed by coursework in drawing and design, apparel evaluation, construction, retail operations, and manufacturing. Retail management majors are trained to enter the workforce as an assistant manager, sales associate, special event coordinator, or visual merchandiser.

What fashion related programs and degrees does The Art Institute of Colorado offer?
As of 2011, The Art Institute of Colorado offers the following degrees:
B.A. Fashion Design
B.A. Fashion Retail Management

What’s the school’s contact information?
The Art Institute of Colorado
Department of Fashion Design & Fashion Retail Management
1200 Lincoln St.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-837-0825
www.artinstitutes.edu/denver.

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Tuition: Not reported
Room & Board: Not reported

What is the typical student profile?
The Art Institute of Colorado total undergraduate students: 1,800
Fashion program students: 170

What are the requirements to enter program?
Not reported

How long does it take to complete program?
It usually takes four years to complete a B.S. degree, two years to complete a M.S. degree and two or more years to complete a Ph D program.

How many faculty members does The Art Institute of Colorado’s Fashion Design/ Fashion Retail Management program have?
Faculty members: 6

What career placement services does The Art Institute of Colorado provide?
The fashion program emphasizes experiential knowledge by requiring all students to complete an internship program. To help students find work after graduation, The Art Institute of Colorado offers career placement services on campus and gives students the opportunity to network with faculty members, all of whom have a Master’s degree and experience in the fashion industry.

All data is as of 2011.