Nossi College of Art
About Nossi College of Art
Nossi College of Art is located just twelve miles outside of Nashville, in the City of Goodlettsville, TN (population: 13,800). Thus, Nossi offers students a tranquil setting for study within a few minutes of the amenities offered by a much larger city. Nashville restaurants range from classic Southern fare to haute cuisine with everything in between. The local arts community offers the Parthenon, the world¡¦s only full-scale reproduction of the famous Greek temple, which also includes the city¡¦s art museum. The city boasts a number of other art galleries as well.
Nossi College of Art is a small, private, professional college dedicated to developing students into working professionals in the field of visual communications. According to the college's website, students regularly win local, regional, and national competitions in their field of study. In a local 2006 design competition, Nossi students were awarded top prizes in every category, and in that same year the college was awarded the MVP College of the Year award by the Nashville Advertising Federation.
Nossi College of Art offers the AA and BA in graphic design.The program offers evening classes covering in-depth techniques in computer graphics including Web design and 3D animation.Utilizing a Mac platform and employing high-end industry programs such as QuarkXpress, Flash, Vue, and a full range of Adobe and Macromedia products, BGA graduates complete their studies with a portfolio. Other skills stressed at Nossi concern the conceptual, strategic, and critical thinking.
The college offers a BA in video design as well. The program prepares graduates with skills useful in the corporate world through training in digital photography and video. Graduates have achieved success in such positions as news videographer, promotion videographer, special events, producer, studio photographer, advertising photographer, digital imaging, and video editor.
The school offers students educational and career counseling as well as placement assistance. Federal and state financial aid is available to students who qualify for assistance. Nossi also offers a number of school scholarships and grants. Prospective students should contact the financial aid office for further details on available aid, requirements, and important deadlines.
Nossi College of Art is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology.