Jan 29, 2023  
2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog

Visual Communications, AAS

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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.

• Upon completion of the program students will have a portfolio that reflects a balance of presentation work that includes both print and web design.

• 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.


Important notes

  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • Students must achieve a cumulative 2.0 GPA to graduate with an AAS degree.
  • AAS 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.



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

Total Core Credits: 60

Total Supporting Course Credits: 20

Related Instruction Courses

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


Total Related Instruction Credits: 15

Total Program Credits: 95

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