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Georgia State University
75 Piedmont Ave
Suite 906
Atlanta, GA 30302
Program Contact Mackenzie Suttles
Phone 404-413-9573

Inclusive Digital Expression and Literacy, or IDEAL, offers a 2-year course of study with a focus in film, media and arts. IDEAL students audit GSU courses and participate in on-campus and off-campus internships during their time at GSU.

Public or private: Public
Type of school: 4-year college or university
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? Yes
Students in this program: Have graduated or exited from high school
Number of students: 6
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
  • Other developmental disabilities
Program length: 2 years
Tuition amount: $5,600.00
Program specific fees: $0.00
Additional costs: $500.00

Books and other classroom materials, food, transportation

Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? Yes
Students pay for the program in the following ways:
  • Private pay (student and family)
Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities): Typical college courses for audit
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Information on special classes:

There is one course that students take which is called IDEAL experience. This is an on-campus and off-campus course for IDEAL students and IDEAL peer mentors to attend. This course is intended to engage students on campus and in the community. Twice a month, the class meets outside of the classroom incorporating an experiential component.

Classroom/academic time spent only with other students in this program: Less than 25% of the time
Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program: Certificate of Career Readiness
The credential(s) is/are:
  • Awarded by program, not officially recognized by Institute of Higher Education
  • Just for students in this program
Other career development activities are:
  • Internships
  • Volunteer work
  • Community Service
Housing is provided to students: No
Students participate in student organizations on campus: Yes
Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program: Between 25% and half the of the time
Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:

They have participated in different clubs as well as working out at the student center.

Last updated: Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 15:38