Jan 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

Visual Communications, Certificate

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Learning outcomes

  • Develop and implement solutions to visual communication problems.
  • Interpret and use market research information to draw reasonable conclusions.
  • Articulate design concepts in a professional manner and connect to the intended audience using visual, oral and written presentation skills unique the field of visual communications. Identify and use technology consistent with the graphics industry standard.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in technology consistent with the graphics industry standards. Demonstrate the ability to perform effectively in a team environment.
  • Identify and determine how differences in audiences and cultures affect the nature of the visual product.
  • Student will demonstrate the use of formal design principles such as balance, visual hierarchy, rhythm and unity and include effective use of contrast, color and typography.




Some classes have entry requirements not listed here. Talk to a faculty adviser.

Important notes

  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • Students must achieve minimum overall GPA of 2.0
  • Certificate degree programs emphasize preparation in specific job skills required for entry-level employment.
  • Not all classes are offered every quarter.
  • Enrollment in this program is open every quarter.

Specific Requirements

Total Core Credits: 36

Total Supporting Course Credits: 5

Related Instruction Courses

Other related instruction course credits may also qualify. Talk to a faculty adviser.

Total Related Instruction Credits: 15

Total Program Credits: 56

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