Visual Arts

Imagine. Innovate. Inspire. | Visual Communications and Multimedia

Join this constantly evolving career field. Graphic designers meld creative ideas and technical expertise into an effective message for a large audience.

This two-year Associate of Technical Arts Degree in Visual Communications provides you with a wide variety of graphic design, video, multimedia, and web design skills for entry-level jobs in the print, interactive, and video industry.

You will learn the creative process, technical software, and business practices in order to become a well-rounded visual communicator. You will use a range of software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Apple Final Cut Express, and Microsoft applications. The Visual Communications department works with the advertising and design industry to meet the demands of the workplace.

You will garner the necessary creative and technical skills required for entry-level graphic design, video, web and/or multimedia positions. In each course, you will learn the fundamental principles of art and design and then apply these skills by using computer applications in the creation of a visual message.

The classrooms and computer labs are equipped with industry standard Apple computers and Adobe software.