ITT Technical Institute-Arlington
About ITT Technical Institute-Arlington
Located just fifteen miles from the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas Metroplex, Arlington is perfectly situated for those interested in a lively arts community. For starters, the Arlington Museum of Art investigates art from all regions, cultures, and heritages, as well as a survey of Texas art. The museum encourages and provides a venue for emerging artists and local students and collaborates with other arts and cultural organizations to support interdisciplinary expressions of art. Art galleries abound in Arlington as well, including The Gallery at the University of Texas, the Upstairs Gallery, and art cafes. Nearby Dallas-Fort Worth offer even more opportunities to experience the artistic. Arlington has extensive shopping and dining options, including art supply stores and other art-themed boutiques and shops.
ITT Educational Services, Inc. is a private college system focused on technology-oriented programs of study. It operates over 100 ITT Technical Institutes in more than 30 states, which predominantly provide career-focused, degree programs to approximately 54,000 students. Headquartered in Carmel, Indiana, it has been actively involved in the higher education community in the United States since 1969.
ITT Tech at Arlington offers the AAS in graphic design. The curriculum is based on computer drafting of design, and combines computer-aided design with conventional methods of graphic communication. The program helps graduates prepare to work in entry-level positions in graphic design. Students are exposed to both classroom theory and laboratory projects. students are required to develop and maintain both an electronic and traditional portfolio of their work. Coursework includes design theory and methods, rapid visualization, drafting, physical and computer-aided three-dimensional modeling, and more.
ITT Tech offers financial assistance from various programs comprised of federal, state, and institutional funds. The programs include grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the financial aid office early in order to meet important deadlines for aid. Enrolled students are provided with academic, career, and personal counseling at no additional charge.
ITT Technical Institute ITT Tech is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. It does not have regional accreditation; thus, most regionally accredited or traditional universities and colleges do not accept ITT Tech's credits for transfer and do not recognize its undergraduate degrees for entry into graduate programs.