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  1. 1. School of Technology Engage your passion. Realize your dream. Game Design & Development Information Technology Network Development Software Development
  2. 2. Technology Y ou’ve got a dream. Let us help you make it come true. The Brown College School of Technology prepares students to build successful careers in related technological fields. Talented instructors, a hands-on approach to learning, and a curriculum aligned with industry standards — it adds up to the foundation you need for the career of your dreams. Thousands of Brown College graduates have already done it. Why not you? Engage your passion. Realize your dream. Network development graduate Paul Hamberg (right) works as a data center operator at Thomson West in Eagan, Minnesota. “Brown’s business atmosphere prepared me for the real working world.” 1
  3. 3. Prepare Yourself for a Great Career “Brown College was the From recreation to business to everywhere in between, technology defines today’s world. Get ready to embark perfect fit for me. on a career in one of these technological fields. Small classes with an emphasis on hands-on Game Design and Development You play them for fun. Now make a career of it. You’ll learn learning really helped me the steps in creation of video computer games, from research better understand to animation and special effects. information and Information Technology networking technology. Information technology is a foundation of business today. I recommend Brown to Gain both the computer savvy and business fundamentals anyone who thrives in a that can lead to a successful career in IT. structured, hands-on Network Development environment.” Computer networking combines the skills of computer Paul Hamberg, graduate, technology and communications. Learn how to install, School of Technology maintain and troubleshoot computer hardware and software. Software Development Hone your analytical skills while mastering the basics of computer programming — it’s the preparation you need to become a software development professional. 2
  4. 4. Game Design & T urn your passion for computer games into an exciting career. The Brown College Game Design and Development program emphasizes both the creative design and technological skills needed to enter this fast-growing field. Develop competency in the basic elements of design software, programming languages, and modeling and animation, and put them together, from concept to roll-out, in hands-on game projects. The program also explores the business side of game production, including marketing and distribution. 3
  5. 5. Development Bachelor of Science Degree Learn These Skills Animation Concept design Programming Character development Storyboarding Graphics Scriptwriting Get Ready for a Career Entry-level positions in the game design and development industry Having worked in game design, advertising and news production, instructor Peter West (above) knows what the workplace expects of entry-level professionals. “These industries require highly professional creative work within minimal timelines.They also require an understanding of what is current and of how to conform to specific guidelines while still generating work that is unique and functional. In my classroom, I create the highly kinetic working environment of such industries to keep our students engaged and the knowledge flowing.” “The game design industry requires a complex assortment of wide-ranging abilities. Our students develop these in a very hands-on environment that focuses on individual creativity and group interaction.” Peter West, instructor, Game Design and Development 4
  6. 6. Information IT specialists are key players in successful organizations of every size. In the Brown College Information Technology program, you can develop the technical and managerial skills and knowledge to contribute to wide-ranging industries. Gain essential theoretical and applied frameworks in information technology design and management, networks and tele- communications, database management, security design and maintenance — plus their application to fundamental business practices in areas such as finance, marketing and human resources. Learn These Skills Hardware and software Reports and technical design writing Physical design and Security design and implementation maintenance Quality assurance and Systems development testing Get Ready for These Careers Database administrator Programmer analyst Database analyst Project leader Development manager Quality control E-learning director manager Field service engineer Security analyst Information systems Software development business analyst manager Information Software engineer technologist Systems developer Information technology Systems administrator director Systems designer Network engineer Web-hosting sales Product support executive specialist 5
  7. 7. Technology Bachelor of Science Degree Jim Scanlon (below) got his start in information technology as a student at Brown College. Today, he uses his expertise in his position as IT director for the entire school — handling responsibility for the technological infrastructure and addressing the ever-changing technology needs of the institution. “My Brown education gave me an excellent foundation on which to build a new career. I would not be where I am today without the understanding and skills I received at Brown.” Jim Scanlon, graduate, School of Technology 6
  8. 8. Network Development Associate of Applied Science Degree Learn These Skills and More G et ready for fast-paced, people-oriented work as a Network Development Configuration Software Development Systems analysis specialist in Network Development. Learn the basics Troubleshooting Database programming of installation and upgrading of hardware and Network administration Internet interface software components, along with trouble-shooting, Operating systems Multiplatform help desk operations and end-user support. Hands- programming on LAN/WAN training, including network set-up, configuration and management, uses industry standard client/server platforms. Get Ready for These Careers In the Software Development program, you can gain Network Development Software Development proficiency in programming concepts and languages Help Desk technicians Computer programmer and their application to business programming LAN administrators Programmer analyst problems. Develop the planning, analytical and LAN installers Systems analyst diagnostic skills to contribute to your employer’s LAN support technicians Technical support information strategy. PC technicians Web developer PC/Macintosh installers 7
  9. 9. Software Development Associate of Applied Science Degree Chris LaBounty (above) infuses his teaching with the lessons he learned as a computer technician, programmer and manager. “I constantly seek ways to relate course content to my experiences so that students understand the relevance and real-world implications of the skills they are learning. Our mission is to provide students with the training they need to be successful members of the IT workforce who are able to make positive contributions to their employers and society as a whole.” “It has been deeply satisfying to teach students essential skills and see them go on to apply these skills in that great job they have been aiming for.” Chris LaBounty, chair, School of Technology 8
  10. 10. Next Steps p Looking for outstanding career preparation? Apply to Brown College To apply, prospective students are invited to • Call Brown College today at complete a personal interview and tour with an 1-800-627-6966 Admissions Representative. For applicants out of the area, a telephone interview may be requested. Applicants to Brown College must have a high • Visit our web site at school diploma or a GED, and be proficient in the English language. Financial Aid and Scholarships Brown College participates in a variety of federal and state financial aid programs and offers a number of scholarships. Our Financial Aid staff will assist you through the financial aid application process. To learn more, call us at 1-800-627-6966. 9
  11. 11. Engage your passion. Realize your dream. About Brown College For more than 60 years, Brown College has been helping students realize their career dreams. Our well-known programs combine the technical knowledge, concrete skills, and hands-on training you need to succeed in your career of choice. Brown College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology. Career Services Our goal is to help you find employment in your chosen field. Students take a course in career development and are encouraged to work with the College’s expert Career Services staff. Individual career planning and assistance in résume preparation, job searches and interviewing are available to all students. Regular job fairs are held on campus. Student Services Brown College’s Learning Resource Center, Writing Center and academic advising are among the services available to students throughout their program. Locations Brown College is located in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, with a branch campus in Brooklyn Center. Both campuses are conveniently located close to major highways and have access to public transportation. Free parking is available to students. “We are here to help our students get ready for a good job and a strong career path. Their success is what drives us.” Chris LaBounty, chair, School of Technology 10
  12. 12. Engage your passion. Realize your dream. Mendota Heights Campus Brooklyn Center Campus 1440 Northland Drive 6860 Shingle Creek Parkway Mendota Heights, MN 55120 Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 651-905-3400 763-279-2400 800-627-6966 866-804-1771 Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology and licensed to operate by the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office. © 2005 Brown College
  13. 13. YES Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 6860 Shingle Creek Parkway I am interested in Brown College! Brooklyn Center Campus Please contact me about the Name ________________________________________________________ following program(s). 763-279-2400 866-804-1771 Address________________________________________________________ CHECK ALL THAT APPLY SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY City/State/Zip __________________________________________________ ■ ■ Game Design and Development Telephone ____________________________________________________ ■ Information Technology ■ ■ Network Development High School Attended ____________________________________________ ■ Software Development Mendota Heights, MN 55120 Graduation Year ________________________________________________ SCHOOL OF BROADCASTING Mendota Heights Campus ■ Communication Studies Campus Preference: 1440 Northland Drive ■ ■ Radio Broadcasting ■ Brooklyn Center ■ Mendota Heights ■ No preference ■ Television Production 651-905-3400 800-627-6966 SCHOOL OF DESIGN REFER A FRIEND! ■ Digital Photography ■ Interior Design Let us know of someone else who would benefit from our programs. ■ Visual Communications Name _______________________________________________________ OTHER CAREER PROGRAMS ■ ■ Business Management Telephone ____________________________________________________ ■ Criminal Justice ■ ■ Massage Therapy RECIRC ST 2005
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