The purpose of this program is to help students prepare for entry-level positions in visual communications related professions. The curriculum of the program consists of a foundation core of design and general education courses, followed by studies in multimedia applications. The Visual Communications program can help graduates prepare to perform tasks associated with designing and creating interactive multimedia communications and print communications. Additional curriculum topics, investigated through classroom and laboratory experiences, include graphic design, multimedia applications and other related technical subjects.
Graduates of this program may pursue careers in a variety of entry-level positions involving the design and production of digital media, print media and a variety of applications used in corporate and public communications.
Graduates who have difficulty distinguishing colors may not be able to perform the essential functions of various positions involving visual communications.
Refer to the Admission section of this catalog for information relating to Admission Requirements and Procedures for this program.
Students will have the opportunity to use the following school equipment as required throughout the program: computer systems, video cameras, printers and other common computer peripherals. Refer to Student Equipment in the Online Course Information section of this catalog for information relating to the student equipment requirements for the distance education courses that are taught online over the Internet.
Classes generally range in size from 20 to 40 students. Depending on the course subject matter, certain classes may contain a greater or lesser number of students.
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Professional Procedures and Portfolio Development+
The course descriptions for the courses in this program are in the Course Descriptions section of the catalog. The school
may, at any time in its discretion, vary the sequence of courses in this program, revise the curriculum content of the program
or any course in the program and change the number of credit hours in the program or in any program course.